With a view to make the story extra tractable, we determined to concentrate on the best, and a few may say, purest expression of the Royal Oak, that are the fashions with solely the time and date. These embrace the assorted Jumbo fashions, the follow-up designs by Jacqueline Dimier from the Seventies, in addition to the mid-size watches first launched in collection manufacturing in 1980 – and all the best way as much as this yr, and the introduction of the ref. 16202 Jumbo, with the all-new caliber 7121. The journal article additionally takes a really shut have a look at each the myths and realities of the inspiration, design, and launch of the primary Royal Oak, the ref. 5402.