Excellent first post, HSTE. Very interesting! I didn't know that K.L
Was quite a bit fetishist with his Watch.
Thank you, and welcome here!
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Karl Lagerfeld and his black AP Royal Oak A-Series
I wonder that it has not been more widely discussed yet in specialist Forums or Blogs that Karl Lagerfeld is a very long time owner of an AP Royal Oak Jumbo A-Series. First hand evidence is given by himself in an interview in the "AD - Architerctural Dige...
Ok, here some more pictures
Thanks to all for your feed-backs! What info can I add? Not much more than I already gave: Production year 1973, delivered according to the extract of archives of Audemars Piguet to Italy. I had the watch overhauled by AP as there were some issues with th...
Thank you for these additional photos
Really quite an amazing piece. You've added a completely new chapter of info on the mystique of the AP RO!!! I wonder how the watch was blackened? Was AP able to say anything about that, as it doesn't look like the black is worn off in between the bracele...
Epic First Post! :-)
I never knew about this, great post and pics, love KL's work, so not surprised he has the good taste to go for a RO Jumbo :-) S
Black Royal Oak also in today's Hodinkee
Interestingly, in a Hodinkee article about Jack Heuer today, he mentions the inspiration for the PVD black Monaco was seeing Spain's King Juan Carlos I wearing a black Royal Oak.
What I like about this shot is how the edges of the octagonal bezel shows they are still very sharp, very nice!!! Great piece, great side-by-side comparison... I wonder if you've gotten any strange looks by people when you wear this! ;) S
I love it
but there are two more ;) reunite the quadruplets?!
Welcome to PuristSPro and the AP Forum!
I hope you will continue to post and contribute. There are other well known persons that wear fine timepieces that we don't discuss either. My personal interest is always in the brands and watches themselves, and not who wears them. But this is the wonder...
after a long time ...
i don't saw or hear some real interresting news about these old royal oaks 5402, this post and the watch is really a bomb, a watchquake! super strong Congratulations Stephan