Audemars Piguet Flies high with Black Panther

Swiss haute horlogerie manufacturer Audemars Piguet revealed its first iteration of a Marvel superhero-inspired series, the Royal Oak Concept “Black Panther” Flying Tourbillon. The watch pays homage to the new long-term collaboration between the brand and Marvel Entertainment. The timepiece was unveiled at the watchmaker’s virtual event ‘Audemars Piguet & Friends, Live Show from Los Angeles’.

Limited to 250 pieces worldwide, the Royal Oak Concept “Black Panther” Flying Tourbillon is a 42 mm watch housed in an engraved 18-carat white gold case and bezel, with a glare-proofed sapphire crystal and caseback. The watch features a black ceramic screw-locked crown and is water-resistant to 50 meters.

The dial has a hand-painted 3D Black Panther character crafted in white gold, and it sits in a purple inner bezel. It features white gold hour-markers with black PVD coating and white gold Royal Oak hands with luminescent coating and a pulsating flying tourbillon at 6 o’clock. The watch comes with a purple rubber strap with 18-carat white gold AP folding claspÑand an additional black rubber strap.

Powered by the Calibre 2965, the automatic watch makes your dream come true of owning a Marvel in a Swiss haute horlogerie timepiece. Are you ready for the Royal Oak Concept “Black Panther” Flying Tourbillon?