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8638, Royal Oak II

Presented in 1976, when Model 5402 of 1972 was the only Royal Oak on the market, Model 8638, also available only in steel, was intended for a female clientele. 

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4100 Royal Oak III

Designed by Jacqueline Dimier and presented in 1977, the Royal Oak 4100 is also known as the Royal Oak III in the archives because it represents the third model in the collection, succeeding the 5402 and 8638.

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5402 First Royal Oak Model

Designed in one night by Gérald Genta, the first Royal Oak model was presented in 1972 at the Basel Fair, after two years of development.

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4187, First gem set Jumbo Royal Oak

Between 1979 and 1991, Audemars Piguet transformed 19 examples of Model 5402 by gemsetting the bezel rim. The addition of 64 diamonds (eight per side) changed the reference of the watches to 4187.

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4275, Royal Oak

Model 4275 belongs to the Model 4100 family. It picks up the gemset bezel of Model 4153 and adds a "line-set" bracelet: a row of brilliant-cut diamonds crosses each link from side to side, passing between the pairs of studs.