The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Jumbo Extra-Thin, with its advanced steel emphasis (Ref. 15202ST), needs no presentation any longer. The immediate relative of the 1972 unique Royal Oak Domoissanit still super thin and indistinguishably proportioned, it is quite possibly the most sought-after Domoissanit available and perhaps the most (if not the most) genuine extravagance sports Domoissanit And while steel was essential for the debut idea, valuable metals showed up later… And they are as yet utilized today to make this rather uncommon release. Here are the Royal Oak Jumbo Extra-Thin “Yoshida” 15206PT and 15207OR.
Same case, simply more precious
These new (and uncommon) versions hold all the exemplary components of the Jumbo case and arm band, which means a thin and sensibly enormous case, estimating 39mm x 8.1mm. The shapes, the bezel and the crown are natural, with the mark octagonal-formed bezel, eight white gold screws and a completing the process of combining straight brushed surfaces and cleaned accents.
The wristband is likewise the exemplary RO form, thin and magnificently executed, furnished with an AP-molded collapsing fasten. The serious deal with these two Yoshida versions is the selection of materials. The 15206PT is created in 950 platinum and the 15207OR is made of 18k pink gold. One thing is without a doubt, they will state their essence on the wrist because of the weighty idea of these valuable metals.
A dial that transforms it all
Apart from the various materials utilized for the case/wristband, the dials of the new Royal Oak Jumbo Extra-Thin Yoshida versions truly stick out. No exemplary blue tone here, no “petite tapisserie” guilloché design – both notable components of the steel Jumbo. These Japan-just versions come with an undeniably more lavish tuxedo-like attire.
The dial of both the 15206PT and 15207OR are produced using smooth dark onyx. The hands are still traditionally molded and made of pink gold or white gold, to coordinate the case material. The date window at 3 o’clock is held. Another update respects the hour markers, presently showed with 11 diamonds. Unquestionably, a strong plan, which makes these models very not quite the same as the first steel version.
Powering these two Yoshida versions is a similar development found inside all Royal Oak Jumbo Extra-Thin models: type 2121. Gotten from the first Jaeger-LeCoultre development of the 1972 model, type 2121 is presently created inside by AP and highlights different improvements.
The open caseback uncovers the magnificence of this type with a 21k gold skeletonized rotor and delightful design of the multitude of parts. The caseback is engraved with the impediment (x/70) of the watch.
Price and accessibility (JDM-only)
These Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Jumbo Extra-Thin 15206PT and 15207OR will be just sold at Yoshida , one of the most established Japanese retailers, situated in Tokyo. The platinum model will be restricted to 70 pieces (cost on solicitation) and the pink gold variant will be restricted to 30 pieces and estimated at CHF 61,400. So if you’re a fanatic of these two valuable variants of the Royal Oak Jumbo, this merits an outing to the delightful city of Tokyo soon.
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