Who Makes The Best SIHH 2017: Introducing the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Diver “Funky Colour” Eta Movement Replica Watches
Since 2018 will mark the 25th anniversary of the Royal Oak Offshore, Audemars Piguet will commemorate the event with three special Royal Oak Offshore offerings -- using a few more in the pipeline, waiting to
Since 2018 will mark the 25th anniversary of the Royal Oak Offshore, Audemars Piguet will commemorate the event with three special Royal Oak Offshore offerings — using a few more in the pipeline, waiting to be launched in SIHH 2018. Yup, “The Beast” is back, and this re-edition Ref. 26237ST remains very much faithful to the first. Like the first, the re-edition also has blue rubber pushers for the chronograph and a screw-down crown. Unlike newer Royal Oak Offshore Selfwinding Chronographs that have sapphire display casebacks, the re-edition features a good caseback engraved with the Royal Oak Offshore emblem. The main differences that we may see between this 2018 version and the original are very subtle, namely from the seconds track and ‘Swiss Made’ print on the periphery of the dial.Inside the re-edition Royal Oak Offshore Selfwinding Chronograph defeats the Caliber 3126/3840 the same movement used in other modern Royal Oak Offshore chronograph watches.
Last year Audemars Piguet introduced the Royal Oak Offshore Diver Chronograph in luminescent colours – that same colour palette has now been applied to the time-only Royal Oak Offshore Diver.
One of a dozen new Royal Oak models to be unveiled at SIHH 2017 tomorrow, the Royal Oak Offshore Diver “Funky Colour” is available in five different colours: white, blue, yellow, orange and green. Each dial colour has dark blue accents to match.
The dials are decorated with the chequerboard Méga Tapisserie guilloche that’s standard for the Royal Oak Offshore.
Colours aside the new Offshore Diver is identical to the previous models. The steel case is 42mm in diameter and rated to 300m, with the crown at 10 o’clock to rotate the inner elapsed time bezel around the dial. And it’s powered by the calibre 3120, AP’s in-house automatic movement.
The Offshore Diver “Funky Colour” is delivered with two rubber straps, one to match the dial colour, and another in dark blue.
AP has yet to reveal pricing and availability, but with the earlier versions of the same retailing for US$19,000, expect this to be similarly priced.
Individual model references are as follows:
Blue – ref. 15710ST.OO.A027CA.01
White – ref. 15710ST.OO.A010CA.01
Yellow – ref. 15710ST.OO.A051CA.01
Orange – ref. 15710ST.OO.A070CA.01
Green – ref.15710ST.OO.A038CA.01