Many people, even those at the top of their manufacturing, have come to associate Rolex GMT-Master II Replica with the famous Royal Oak, which was designed by Gerald Genta back in 1972. It is an exceptional watch that has been a huge success for Le Brassus since 1972. It is so popular that almost every variation of the watch, including perpetual calendar and chronograph, as well as the reference 15202 Royal Oak Extra Thin, which was created to pay homage to the original watch in its place,Rolex Replica Watches are accompanied by both a huge premium on the secondary marketplace and holy grail status.
Rolex GMT-Master II Replica's Royal Oak perpetual calendar is my favorite sports-chic implementation of this complication. It has also been a platform which has allowed them incredible success in material innovation (with the introduction ceramic) as well as technical innovation (re-engineering their movement for RD2 to a previously unseen thinness).
Continue reading: The complete history of the Rolex GMT-Master II Replica Perpetual calendar.
Bennahmias states that "it was clear to us that [we] wanted to bring back the variety of the brand we had during the eighties, nineties, when our 5548 round, extra thin perpetual calendar was as important and equally synonymous with our manufacturing." It is interesting to note that the Code 11.59 was criticised by Rolex GMT-Master II Replica for not being a traditional ultra-thin round watch.
Understanding that today's AP customer is often a large-than-life,u-boat replica extroverted leader with unbridled charm -- think Jay-Z or Bobby Axelrod (both AP devotees), makes it logical for AP to not create a vintage-inspired, ultra-slim, elegant and round watch. They could have. They could have, given that they hold the manufacturing rights for the 2120 (based upon the Jaeger-designed calibre 920), which is one of the most beautiful and thinnest movement in the world. It powered the Patek Nautilus and the Vacheron 222, and is now found in the Royal Oak Ultra Thin and the base calibre the Royal Oak perpetual year. AP set a world record for the world's thinnest perpetual clock with the amazing RD2. They could have continued down this path. It was very easy.