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Interesting Facts: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak

    THE BIRTH OF ROYAL OAK. One day before 1971 Basel Fair Audemars Piguet’s managing director, Georges Golay recruited watch designer Gerald Genta who is already made a name for himself designing iconic watches for Omega and Patek Philippe. Georges Golay had less than 24-hours to sketch the design of an “unprecedented steel watch”. […]

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