The factory focus on the commitment of Audemars Piguet and continue to ay emphasis on technical progress, and the wonderful embodiment of the Manufactures motto, €œto break the rules, you must first master them.€
It was first introduced in 1993, no one would have though about a 42 mm watch. But it proved to be a pioneer €” it firstly set the impregnable trend to oversize replica watches for a long time.
Maintaining the tradition
Beneath that groundbreaking exterior, the Royal Oak Offshore has kepted special tradition, it respects all the standards of advanced watches, its movements hand-decorated and hand-assembled €” even in the models without sapphire-crystal bottom cap.
New for 2014, the 26470 Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph Collection keep the original 42 mm of 1993.
An evolution of those groundbreaking Audemars Piguet watches, it can be notably visible in the design of the guards and crown, and so on. And the strap can be replace to the rubber, it can be tell by more technical the new references are distinguished by a more technical, aesthetic standard, what’s more, it has been to create a more contemporary look.
The bezel is in satin-brushed and polished stainless steel or 18-carat pink gold, secured by eight polished steel hexagonal screws €” the bold, immutable signature of the Royal Oak Offshore collection. Every dial is decorated with the Royal Oak Offshores distinctive, waffle-like Moga Tapisserie pattern. The more sculpted and refined hour-markers lend an additional technical touch. Moreover, the new facetted hands with polished decorative fillets surrounding the hour markers, counters and date window, together with the use of a luminescent coating, make the dial more radiant and ensure enhanced readability of the time indications.
A polished appliqu presents our brand initials, along with the Audemars Piguet logo transferred in white on a raised cartouche. The dial colour is echoed on the date and in order to focus the whole uniformity. Attached to the 26470 collection is either a rubber or crocodile leather strap, featuring a broader taper and a new pin buckle, both of which ensure greater comfort and user-friendliness.
A charming navy variant of the brand-new 26470 royal oak offshore collection, the piece shew today is characterized by a royal-blue dial and rubber strap, with contradistinctive chronograph orange hands€” a syntagmatic color that increase a new,relaxed feel to audemars piguets image.