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Spotted: LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Wearing Audemars Piguet RO
by Kyle Stults on August 31, 2014
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Jeff Weiner LinkedIn CEO Wearing Audemars Piguet photo by Joe Pugliese for Fortune

Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn, is seen in the August 11, 2014 issue of Fortune magazine wearing an Audemars Piguet Royal Oak.   It appears to be the Audemars Piguet Ref 15300 Ref 15450ST.OO.1256ST.01 in stainless steel.   How do you like the watch Jeff?

The entire article is available here: “Lessons from Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn’s Networker-in-Chief” by Adam Lashinsky, July 24, 2014, Fortune.

Jeff Weiner looks right at home with an AP RO on his wrist, much like Nest Labs Founder & CEO Tony Fadell, who I also spotted wearing a Ressence Type 3 (check my article on Fadell’s Ressence here).  Interestingly, in both instances it was in a Fortune magazine article authored by Adam Lashinsky (who you can catch on Twitter @AdamLashinsky).  Fun times!

Photo:  Joe Pugliese for Fortune

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Selfwinding Tourbillon Chronograph
by Kyle Stults on August 15, 2014
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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Selfwinding Tourbillon Chronograph forged carbon

1972, the Royal Oak (RO) is introduced.  1993, the Royal Oak Offshore (ROO) is born, followed by its many variants and limited editions which eventually gained a bit of a cult following with AP fans.  2010, an even more dramatic interpretation of the ROO appeared in the form of the first Royal Oak Offshore Tourbillon Chronograph, featuring a hand-wound movement and a case incorporating forged carbon and ceramic.  Today, the latest AP ROO Offshore Tourbillon Chronograph is back in forged carbon with the automatic mechanical AP caliber 2897 (the current AP Tourbillon Chronograph offerings are manual wind). The inner tachy scale is a sapphire ring is new, as is the open movement architecture at 1 o’clock, exposed through the “Méga Tapisserie” dial; the chrono subs at 3 and 9 do look a bit small, or is it just me.

Official unveiling at Watches & Wonders 2014 next month (sept/oct) in Hong Kong.

A closer look at the new AP ROO tourbillon chrono below

2014 Audemars Piguet Collection
by Kyle Stults on January 23, 2014
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Perpetuelle presents the highlights of the 2014 Audemars Piguet collection unveiled at SIHH.  Note that I have not included a handful of Royal Oak models (quartz ladies & haute joaillerie pieces). Click any heading or image below for our more detailed report.

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The “Updated” Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore 42mm

Ref 26470

Audemars Piguet ROO Pink Gold on Bracelet 26470OR.OO.1000OR.01 Audemars Piguet ROO Royal Navy Blue Red 26470ST.OO.A027CA.01 Audemars Piguet ROO Pink Gold Black Subs 26470OR.OO.A002CR.01
Audemars Piguet ROO Elephant 26470ST.OO.A104CR.01 Audemars Piguet ROO Safari 42mm 26470ST.OO.A801CR.01 Audemars Piguet ROO Black Red 42mm 26470ST.OO.A101CR.01

 

The “Other” 2014 Audemars Piguet Highlights

Millenary Minute Repeater
AP MMR 26371OR

Concept GMT Tourbillon
AP ROO Concept 26580IO

ROO Tourbillon Chronograph
AP ROO Chrono Tourb 26388PO

ROO Diver

White Ceramic

AP ROO Diver 15707

ROO Chronograph 44mm

White CeramicAP ROO Chrono White Ceramic 26402CB

ROO Chronograph 44mm

Black CeramicAP ROO Chrono Blk Ceramic 26402CE

 Royal Oak Openworked Extra Thin

AP Royal Oak Openworked 15204OR.OO.1240OR.01

SIHH 2014: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Openworked Extra Thin
by Kyle Stults on January 23, 2014
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AP Royal Oak Openworked 15204OR.OO.1240OR.01

Finishing out the men’s 2014 highlights for Audemars Piguet is a magnificent piece which you may recall was first issued in platinum (40 pieces limited) in 2012 for the 40th Anniversary of the Royal Oak.  Now here is the Royal Oak Openworked Extra-Thin in Rose Gold (39mm x 8.04mm).  Inside is the beautiful automatic mechanical AP Calibre 5122.  A superb watch.