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Audemars Piguet is best known for introducing the Royal Oak wristwatch in 1972, which helped the brand rise to prominence within the watchmaking industry. One of Audemars Piguet's early achievements was creating the world's first minute-repeating movement for wristwatches in 1892. In addition, the company developed the first skeleton watch in 1934 and has manufactured some of the thinnest watches in the world, such as the 1986 ultra-thin automatic tourbillon wristwatch (Calibre 2870).
Upon release in 1972, the Royal Oak designed by Gérald Genta created a stir with its large body of hand finished stainless steel, octagonal bezel with visible hexagonal screws and self-winding mechanism. Inspired by tradition, the current offering by Audemars Piguet includes Royal Oak, Royal Oak Concept, Royal Oak Offshore, Millenary, Jules Audemars, Haute Joaillerie, Classique and Code 11.59.