'Royal Oak: From Iconoclast to Icon' Charts The History of Audemar Piguet Royal Oak

The 296-page volume costs $250 USD.

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Audemars Piguet and Assouline have published a history of the Swiss watch brand’s most famous design in ‘Royal Oak: From Iconoclast to Icon’.

The latest moment in the model’s ongoing 50th anniversary, the coffee table book has been written by journalist and former deputy editor of British GQ, Bill Prince, and presents “the Royal Oak’s history from a broader cultural perspective, while shedding light on new archival materials uncovered by Audemars Piguet’s Heritage department.”

Written By Former GQ Deputy Editor Bill Prince

Through the 296-page volume, Prince seeks to give voice to what he calls “Generation Royal Oak,” a group of watch connoisseurs who came of age following the timepiece’s launch.

Royal Oak: From Iconoclast to Icon is available now via Assouline, priced $250 USD.

Elsewhere in watches, Louis Vuitton celebrates two decades of watchmaking with the Tambour Twenty.

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