Audemars Piguet Royal Champagne Dial 18K Yellow Gold 36mm Ref. 14700BA
Manufacturer: Audemars Piguet
Model: Royal Oak
Reference Number: 14700BA
Time Period: 1990s
Retail / Compare-At Price: n/a collector's item, discontinued
Our Best Price: $28,900
Caliber: AP 2225 - Derived from LeCoultre JLC 889 caliber movement
Case Material: 18K yellow gold
Case Diameter: 36 mm
Thickness: 7.8 mm
Waterproof: 100 ft. / 30 m.
Water Resistance: 3 ATM
Material Bezel: Fixed 18K yellow gold and black rubber gasket secured by eight 18K white gold screws
Dial: Champagne " Petite Tapisserie" with square-pattern - minor signs of oxidation due to age
Dial Numerals: 18K yellow oval gold framed and luminescent hour indices, black painted outer track with minute/seconds divisions
Bracelet color: 18K yellow gold
Bracelet Material: 18K yellow gold
Clasp material: 18K white gold
Hours, minutes, date aperture at 3 o'clock, 40-hour power reserve
The octagon-shaped three-body strongbox case is polished and brushed.
18K yellow gold bezel screwed down by 8 hexagonal white gold nuts
18K yellow gold and luminescent coating applied Royal Oak baton-shaped hours/minutes hands, black painted stick-shaped center sweep seconds hand, 18K yellow gold, and luminous coating baton-shaped hour markers
18K yellow gold pull/push crown
18K yellow solid case back secured with eight white gold screws
18K yellow gold downturned integral lugs
The 18K yellow gold integral bracelet is in excellent good condition.
The caliber Audemars Piguet 2225 is a mechanical bi-directional self-winding, rhodium-plated, with fausses côtes embellishment, and constructed with 40 jewels. It has an annular balance, a shock absorber device, and a straight-line lever escapement. In addition, it includes a monometallic balance with variable inertia block that is adjusted for heat, cold, isochronism, and 5 positions, a self-compensating flat balance-spring, a rotor mounted on ceramic ball bearings with oscillating weight segment in 24K gold, and the bevels on the bridge are diamond graved, and a stop balance when setting the time (stops seconds hand).
This mechanism oscillates at a frequency of 28,800 vhp (4 Hz).
Dial, case, and movement are all signed.
Audemars Piguet introduced this Royal Oak model 14700 in the 1990s as a scaled-down version of the original Royal Oak Ref. 5402.
Note: The gasket shows minor signs of wear due to use and age, but is fully water-resistant and waterproof, could be replaced for esthetic purposes if desired.
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