Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept Flying Tourbillon GMT

Unveiled at SIHH 2018, this new generation of Royal Oak Concept GMT includes a flying tourbillon for the first time and offers new movement and dial animations. Featuring a flying tourbillon at 9 o’clock, this movement features the same power reserve and frequency as the previous Royal Oak Concept GMT model (237h of power reserve, 3Hz frequency).

Central bridges, formerly made of ceramic, have been replaced with sandblasted black titanium bridges highlighted by pink gold-toned polished angles.

The HNR selection indicator, previously represented by a hand, has been replaced with a disc for better integration into the new movement aesthetics.

The watch comes dressed in a 44 mm sand-blasted titanium case with black ceramic bezel. Finally, the dial is made of sandblasted titanium and applied pink gold-toned inserts for a new, more faceted architecture. The mechanical hand wound movement is visible through the sapphire crystal caseback.

Technical details

Model: Royal Oak Concept Flying Tourbillon GMT
Reference: 26589IO.OO.D002CA.01

Movement
Hand-wound Manufacture Calibre 2954
Total diameter 35.60mm (15 ¾ lignes)
Total thickness 9.90mm
Number of jewels 24
Number of parts 348
Minimal guaranteed power reserve 237h
Frequency of balance wheel 3Hz (=21,600 vibrations/hour)

Functions
Flying tourbillon, GMT 24h, hours, minutes

Case
Sandblasted titanium case, 44mm, glare-proofed sapphire crystal and caseback, black ceramic bezel, screw-locked crown and push-pieces, sandblasted titanium push-piece guards, water-resistant to 100m

Dial
Second time-zone indicator at 3 o’clock on sapphire plate, crown position indicator at 6 o’clock, flying tourbillon at 9 o’clock, white gold Royal Oak hands with luminescent coating, black inner bezel

Bracelet
Black rubber strap with sandblasted titanium AP folding clasp. Additional black alligator strap

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