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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Mechanical Watches of the Year, Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak QP

Speaking in general, broad brushstrokes, men can rarely get away with much in the way of jewellery.

Watches, for the most part, fulfil that need to adorn ourselves with something precious and exquisitely crafted.

We’ve always believed that the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak, especially the pink gold models, are the closest that men’s watches come to fine jewellery.

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It may well be the sublimely designed, slinky bracelet (by Gerard Genta no less) that effortlessly combines angular and rounded links with lashings of vertical brushing.

It’s a distractingly beautiful watch and the idea of attempting to improve it is enough to leave one dizzy and short of breath. How about adding an automatic, manufacture perpetual calendar movement? Hmmm, they could be on to something.

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James Buttery

The author James Buttery

Editor of WatchPro, the WatchPro Hot 100 and The Luxury Report.

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