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Old 13 December 2017, 05:26 PM   #1
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My First AP: 26331ST Panda!

Just wanted to say hello to everyone here and include a couple of photos of my new 26331ST. It’s my first AP and first from a “higher end” brand. Before this watch, my collection primarily included Rolex, Omega, and Grand Seiko. I love chronographs and use the complication on a regular basis at work, so it was natural for me want a ROC as my first AP.

I tried on a few ROCs at the AD, including the 26320 in both the white and black dials, and the 26331 white dial really stood out to me. I was never able to see or try on a blue dial ROC in-person, but I convinced myself that I would still prefer the white panda dial over it, as I just love the contrast of the sub-dials, as well as the silvery finish of the tapisserie dial.

Besides the beauty of the dial, case and bracelet, I was very impressed with the feeling when engaging the chronograph buttons. It is so soft and refined compared to the other chronographs I have operated.

I have a feeling it will not be my last Royal Oak watch





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Old 13 December 2017, 05:29 PM   #2
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Congratulations! Great reference

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Old 13 December 2017, 06:00 PM   #3
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Old 13 December 2017, 06:10 PM   #4
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Old 13 December 2017, 06:28 PM   #5
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Old 13 December 2017, 06:45 PM   #6
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Old 13 December 2017, 06:58 PM   #7
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Old 13 December 2017, 07:50 PM   #8
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Looks great. Congrats

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Old 13 December 2017, 07:59 PM   #9
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Old 13 December 2017, 08:56 PM   #10
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Congrats! Beautiful watch...
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Old 13 December 2017, 09:15 PM   #11
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Thanks everyone! Very happy to join the Royal Oak club!


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Old 13 December 2017, 09:40 PM   #12
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Old 13 December 2017, 09:41 PM   #13
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Old 13 December 2017, 10:02 PM   #14
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Old 13 December 2017, 10:31 PM   #15
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Old 13 December 2017, 10:37 PM   #16
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Very nice - gongrats! one of my favorite newer offerings from AP.
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Old 13 December 2017, 10:43 PM   #17
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Old 13 December 2017, 10:59 PM   #18
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Old 14 December 2017, 12:47 AM   #19
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Old 14 December 2017, 12:59 AM   #20
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Old 14 December 2017, 01:33 AM   #21
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Old 14 December 2017, 02:34 AM   #22
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Many congrats, that is my fave SS AP, really love the panda dial.
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Old 14 December 2017, 03:15 AM   #23
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Congrats! Now that's a beautiful watch. Great choice with the Panda!
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Old 14 December 2017, 04:38 AM   #24
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Beautiful dial and piece. Enjoy
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Old 14 December 2017, 04:51 AM   #25
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After blue I like new AP ROC Panda
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Old 14 December 2017, 07:10 AM   #27
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Just wanted to say hello to everyone here and include a couple of photos of my new 26331ST. It’s my first AP and first from a “higher end” brand. Before this watch, my collection primarily included Rolex, Omega, and Grand Seiko. I love chronographs and use the complication on a regular basis at work, so it was natural for me want a ROC as my first AP.

I tried on a few ROCs at the AD, including the 26320 in both the white and black dials, and the 26331 white dial really stood out to me. I was never able to see or try on a blue dial ROC in-person, but I convinced myself that I would still prefer the white panda dial over it, as I just love the contrast of the sub-dials, as well as the silvery finish of the tapisserie dial.

Besides the beauty of the dial, case and bracelet, I was very impressed with the feeling when engaging the chronograph buttons. It is so soft and refined compared to the other chronographs I have operated.

I have a feeling it will not be my last Royal Oak watch





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I really like this model.


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Old 14 December 2017, 08:25 AM   #28
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i also got mine one month ago its definetly stunning watch. Perfect choice fir the first AP after having rolex etc. Wear it on good health
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Old 14 December 2017, 10:45 AM   #29
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Old 14 December 2017, 10:51 AM   #30
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Thanks to everyone for the warm welcome and compliments! I am already making plans to sell some of my other watches to help fund the next AP.


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