The original Oak dimple dial

Jan 07, 2023,14:07 PM

from 1991

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Wow wow wow !

 By: borisundercover : January 7th, 2023-14:13
I’m usually more a white metal guy, but here the contrast of the gold with this incredible MoP dial looks more than great ! Stunning timepiece !

many thx

 By: GuinnessForMeAndTheWatch : January 7th, 2023-14:37
the dial furniture here at balance and doesn’t distract from main feature the mop dial. i find hands and indices just take over new releases as so large

anybody new what new dial made from ?

 By: GuinnessForMeAndTheWatch : January 7th, 2023-14:57

ya couldn’t find anything about it

 By: GuinnessForMeAndTheWatch : January 8th, 2023-08:54

That's really something.

 By: amanico : January 7th, 2023-14:26

🙏🏻 thx friend

 By: GuinnessForMeAndTheWatch : January 7th, 2023-14:38

That is some ocean dial!

 By: KCLQMULKU : January 7th, 2023-14:53

iridescent too 👌

 By: GuinnessForMeAndTheWatch : January 7th, 2023-14:56

Exceptional dial.

 By: ArmisT : January 7th, 2023-14:58
So this tells me that the recent example of ‘dimple’ dials that I see on the AP site are actually not a new style. They have a historic predecessor, as in the example of your watch. Even the dial design and numerals on the Code models draw from older AP m... 

agreed re carryover … 80-90s AP is a treasury trove of design inside oak and importantly outside oak cases.

 By: GuinnessForMeAndTheWatch : January 7th, 2023-15:08
the breath of designs in the quantieme perpetuel series is something i focus/collect … can be even purer there too …see below with no inner semicircle for subdials 🥰🤓 ...  

Wow, this is gorgeous!

 By: ArmisT : January 8th, 2023-03:43

What a beautiful pairing of case and dial

 By: Spangles - Dr. Tabby : January 7th, 2023-17:49

thx ☺️ the dial is 👌

 By: GuinnessForMeAndTheWatch : January 7th, 2023-18:06


 By: pfang56 : January 7th, 2023-20:00
Love the MOP "dimpling" - it must be very very difficult given the delicate nature of the material! Also - there's something special about the vintage fonts - many thanks for sharing! Peter

yes the vintage fonts are 👌 mop dimpling natural

 By: GuinnessForMeAndTheWatch : January 7th, 2023-20:25

That is a real beauty!

 By: MichaelC : January 8th, 2023-02:57
Thanks for the photo.

many tx

 By: GuinnessForMeAndTheWatch : January 8th, 2023-08:54

Peak dial and type design...

 By: mdg : January 9th, 2023-19:30
...few have done it better...