Audemars Piguet’s Royal Oak Offshore Watch has received a lot of attention since its birth. Since its inception in 1993, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Watch has never been interrupted in terms of styling, function and material, and now has many loyal fans from celebrities, such as LeBron James, Denzel Washington, Stan Wawrinka, Novak Djokovic, and so on.
This year, Audemars Piguet celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Collection Chronograph Steel Selfwinding Wristwatch 26237ST.OO.1000ST.01, in particular originated from a Royal Oak Offshore Watch in 1993, launching another Royal Oak Offshore watch, while in the premise of loyal to the original design, it also incorporates new modern craftsmanship and technology.
This Royal Oak Offshore (reference: 26237ST.OO.1000ST.01) reproduces the 1993 original design with a 42mm stainless steel diameter and 14.4mm thickness case with a blue rubber crown and chronograph button. The traditional blue coloured dial is embellished with a “Petite Tapisserie” small plaid trim, matching well with a steel strap and the folding clasp designed with “AP” characters.
The integrated process of the bracelet, the length of the bracelet link has a total of 138 corners that need to be manually polished, so that each link achieves a fully symmetrical bevel effect, as well as a polished and matte interlaced visual aesthetic.
The word “AP” folding clasp is true to the original.
Traditional blue dial with “Petite Tapisserie” small plaid decoration is loyal to the original Royal Oak offshore prototype, the fluorescent coated oval hour markers and hands are almost the same as the first, timing and small seconds sub-dials also use the “double circle” design in the original design, which now looks very retro, fulling of charm. The 3 o’clock is a round date display window, which is also a big change in the dial. The original date dial is black and the position is deep. Its date window is designed with a blue background. The 12-hour counter is at 6 o’clock, the 30-minute counter is at 9 o’clock, and the small seconds is at 12 o’clock.
Unlike the previous models, the new piece has a “Royal Oak Offshore” logo on the center and “AUTOMATIC” on the bottom. Equipped with the Calibre 3126/3840 self-winding movement, the technically upgraded movement provides a minimum of 50 hours of power reserve.
Details of Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Collection Chronograph Steel Selfwinding Wristwatch
Price: £ 24,500
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Case Size: 42MM
Case Thickness: 14.4MM
Bracelet: Stainless Steel
Clasp: AP Folding Clasp
Water Resistance: 100M
Movement: Selfwinding Calibre 3126 / 3840 Manufacture Movement
Power Reserve: 50 Hours
Functions: Chronograph, Hours, Minutes, Small Seconds, Date
Summary: Undoubtedly, this year’s 25th anniversary of the Royal Oak offshore model will surely become the popular model of Audemars Piguet this year. The whole is almost completely in accordance with the original design in 1993, but the innovative small details make it are more functional and comfortable to wear, that is the highest level of this Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Collection Chronograph Steel Selfwinding Wristwatch 26237ST.OO.1000ST.01.