As the first Royal Oak offshore series chronograph with a case and bezel made entirely of ceramic, this 44 mm diameter sports watch highlights its high performance and masculinity in dark black Gas.
Audemars Piguet chose to create this chronograph in ceramics because of the durability and durability of this hard material. Ceramics have excellent abrasion resistance. Only diamond can scratch on the surface, and its hardness is much better than that of steel. However, processing ceramic components with this characteristic takes more time and cost. The Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph takes nearly 12 hours to make a wrist case, and the bezel takes 8 hours more than making a stainless steel bezel. The high standard finishing process for ceramic materials is comparable to the finishing process for steel materials.
It is worth mentioning that Audemars Piguet is good at applying innovative materials such as ceramic alloys, tantalum gold and ceramics to high-performance sports watches. In pursuit of perfection of details and reduction of the risk of scratches, Audemars Piguet engineers adhere to the principle of excellence in creating crowns and buttons in ceramic. Only the sapphire crystal case back and strap buckle are made of titanium. Bezel screws are made of stainless steel.
In order to accentuate this timepiece’s majestic and powerful character, the Audemars Piguet factory in Brassus follows the classic black “Méga Tapisserie” oversize of the Royal Oak offshore series to decorate the dial, implicitly at 12 The small black seconds dial is embedded at the hour position, and the black chronograph dial is inserted at 6 o’clock and 9 o’clock. The chronograph dial with red hands makes the reading clear and clear, and the central chronograph seconds hand also uses the same hue. This chronograph is characterized by its sharpness and sharpness, with every detail showing the classic luxury style.
In addition, the hands and hour markers made of white gold have a fluorescent coating, which can be read accurately in the dark. This fully functional watch also has a calendar window at 3 o’clock. It is equipped with Calibre 3126/3840 self-winding movement and a power reserve of 55 hours. The 22K pure gold pendulum hammer equipped with smoke-colored plating and ‘AP’ engraved in the center; the large-scale skeletonized movement is composed of 365 parts. Operation.
This tough chronograph with black rubber strap and titanium pin buckle shows its strength.
• Movement model: Calibre 3126/3840 automatic winding movement
• Diameter total length: 29.92 mm (13¼ law minutes)
• Movement thickness: 7.16 mm
• Number of gems: 59
• Number of parts: 365
• Minimum guaranteed power reserve: 55 hours
• Balance frequency: 21,600 times / hour
Case: Black ceramic case (44mm diameter), anti-glare sapphire crystal, anti-glare sapphire titanium case back, black ceramic bezel and crown, titanium alloy links, water-resistant to 100 meters.
Dial: Black dial with “Méga Tapisserie” oversized checkered decoration, black timer, Royal Oak rose gold fluorescent hour markers and hands, black dial inner ring.
Functions: chronograph, hours, minutes, small seconds, date display.
• Adjust time function with stop device
• Automatic disc mounted on ceramic ball bearings
• Diamond polished chamfered bridge
• Decorative circular Geneva ripples on bridges
Bracelet: black rubber strap with titanium pin buckle.
Water-resistant to 100 meters, and made of high-density ceramics, it is virtually undistorted. Its time characteristics and fashion characteristics, no matter what occasion or location, the wearer can calmly respond, reflecting the avant-garde watch factory’s avant-garde spirit of the classic luxury sports watch series.
Summary: Audemars Piguet’s watch is basically the same as the yellow inner ring watch of the same series, but this watch is more tough to the public than the other, so it is welcomed at the show Quite a lot, its checkered dial design makes people shine, the upper and lower buttons on the right side of the case each perform their duties, and the design is particularly strong. The prominent geometric shape makes the watch have a variety of appearance advantages .
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