Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Stainless Steel Blue Dial 36 mm Ref. 14790ST
Manufacturer: Audemars Piguet
Model: Royal Oak
Reference Number: 14790ST
Condition: Very good
Time Period: 2000's
Retail / Compare-At Price: n/a collector's item
Our Best Price: $16,750
Case Material: Stainless steel
Case Diameter: 36 mm
Thickness: 7.5 mm
Waterproof: 165 ft. / 50 m.
Water Resistance: 5 ATM
Material Bezel: Fixed stainless steel secured with 8 white gold screws
Glass: Non reflective sapphire crystal
Dial: Blue with waffle “Grande Tapisserie” decoration
Dial Numerals: 18K white gold applied with luminescent coating faceted baton hour indices, track around the outer rim with second and minute divisions
BRACELET / STRAP
Bracelet color: Stainless steel
Bracelet Material: Stainless steel
Clasp: Fold-over Audemars Piguet
Clasp material: Stainless steel
Hours, minutes, center sweep seconds, date aperture at 3 o'clock, 60-hour power reserve
Octagonal shape case designed by Gerald Genta
18K white gold applied and luminescent coating Royal Oak hours/minutes hands, black stick-shaped center sweep seconds hand
Stainless steel solid case back secured with eight white gold screws
Stainless steel screw-down hexagolal crown with AP engraving
The three-body case, lugs, and flat bezel are polished/brushed.
Integral stainless steel link bracelet with a stainless steel deployant buckle, and downturned integral stainless steel lugs.
This Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 14790ST has a mechanical automatic Audemars Piguet caliber 2225 movement that's rhodium-plated, with fausses cotes embellishment. It's constructed with 280 components, a shock absorber mechanism and includes a straight-line lever escapement, a monometallic balance with variable inertia blocks, and a self-compensating flat balance-spring. It has a 22K gold monobloc oscillating weight with ceramic ball bearings, and the bevels on the bridges are diamond graved. It has a stop balance for setting the time.
This mechanism oscillates at the frequency of 21,600 vph (3 Hz).
Case, dial, and movement are all signed.
F serial production during 2001 and 2005
Incomplete (no box, no papers)