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Audemars Piguet
Royal Oak | 15202 | Steel

Ref. 15202ST.OO.0944ST.02

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Audemars Piguet
Royal Oak | 15202 | Steel

Ref. 15202ST.OO.0944ST.02

Regular price


It’s been 45 years since the creation of the original Audemars Piguet Royal Oak and this now classic piece, is more popular than ever. First unveiled by Audemars Piguet in the 1970s and designed by Gerald Genta, who incidentally designed the Patek Philippe Nautilus amongst others, the Royal Oak has become a cultural icon due to its distinctive features and its role as a pioneer for high-end luxury sports watches.

The reference 15202 in particular, harks back to much admired Royal Oaks of the 1970s, with a ‘tapisserie’ pattern dial and luminous hands and hour markers – classically sized, at 39mm in case diameter. This particular iteration of the reference 15202 was the very first of the line, discontinued in 2012.

This steel, Royal Oak 15202 watch is the perfect balance between utilitarian function and elegant design. The case and bracelet are excellently finished, with angular, beveled and polished edges. The polished screws, bezel and case edges fantastically-contrast with the brushed surface of the case and bracelet. At 39mm in diameter, and only 7mm thick, this Royal Oak case is a beautiful twist of perspectives and size. The outer-case back correctly displays the unique serial number (E9XXX) and unique case number (13XX).

This 15202 is distinguished by the placement of the ‘AP’ logo above 12 o’clock and minute scale surrounding the indices. The weaving pattern of the ‘tapisserie’ pattern dial, forming the square and lozenge motif, alters the deep blue coloration of the dial as it reflects light from different angles. The dial further features a white date aperture at 3 o’clock and luminous hands and hour-markers.

The 15202 Royal Oak is powered by the ultra-thin AP caliber 2121, derived from Jaeger-LeCoultre’s legendary ultra-thin JLC 920 calibre movement. The caliber 2121 was based on the caliber 2120, an initial project of Jaeger LeCoultre in 1967, funded and contributed by Audemars Piguet, and famous for its adoption by Audemars Piguet, Patek Philippe and Vacheron Constantin. The ultra-thin automatic 2121 calibre features 36 working jewels, Gyromax balance and four ruby wheels to support the full-diameter rotor, which runs on a beryllium rail for stability. The AP calibre 2121 remains the thinnest full-rotor self-winding movement in the world, considered by many as one of the most stunningly refined and technically impressive wrist-watch movements ever made.

This example comes as a full-set, with its original box and stamped paperwork.

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Brand: Audemars Piguet
Model: Ref. 15202ST.OO.0944ST.02 Jumbo Ultra-Thin
Movement: mechanical automatic AP Calibre 2121
Functions: date, hours, minutes
Features: display back, blue dial, engraved rotor
Case: 39mm stainless steel
Crystal: sapphire front and back
Bracelet: original steel bracelet
Year: 2006
Box & papers: original box, Certificate of Origin, product literature
This Audemars Piguet 15202ST comes with its original paperwork (dated March 2006), along with an original box. The case and bracelet are excellently finished, with angular, beveled, polished and granular surfaces - displaying two hairline scratches on the bezel (on 1 o'clock screw and polished surface between 4 and 5 o'clock). The case is unpolished from new. The bracelet has no stretch and comes with a full compliment of links. The 2121 calibre movement of this 15202ST comes with a two-year warranty from A Collected Man.

All of our pre-owned watches have undergone thorough mechanical inspections, including being ultrasonically cleaned, serviced and resealed if appropriate and tested for at least four days, to ensure they meet our highest timekeeping standards. Our pre-owned and vintage watches, unless stated otherwise, are covered by a full or a limited twenty-four month warranty. For example, due to their age, some vintage watches should not be subjected to the same conditions as when they were new. Please see our Terms & Conditions for further information. 

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