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SIHH 2017: Audemars Piguet Facelifts the Royal Oak Chronograph 41mm, Plus One in Titanium & Platinum Replica Buying Guide

Fortunately, it is not all teary-eyed past-reviving that’s happening at this anniversary — kudos to AP for that. Therefore, together with the re-edition Royal Oak Offshore Selfwinding Chronograph, we see the launch of the brand new Royal Oak Offshore Tourbillon Chronograph, specifically Ref. 26421ST and 26421OR, that possess a completely new layout in two different instance materials.Based on two earlier Audemars Piguet Gold Watch Price Replica Royal Oak Offshore Tourbillon Chronograph watches, especially the Ref. 26388PO (watch our hands on with it here) and 26288OR, these fresh Royal Oak Offshore Tourbillon Chronograph watches come in stainless steel and 18k rose gold respectively, and feature a new case design which has a thinner bezel and hence a more open dial. Nevertheless, the distinctive Royal Oak Offshore design traits are intact. The 45mm case remains angular, the bezel is still octagonal, and there’s no lost those vulnerable hexagonal screws around the bezel. Completing the look are black porcelain pushers for the chronograph and a screw-down crown. Water resistance can also be 100m. On the dial, an individual can see the exposed motion and the tourbillon at 9 o’clock. Opposite the tourbillon at 3 o’clock is the 30-minute counter to get the chronograph. Also clearly visible are both mainspring barrels. Royal Oak Offshore fanatics are certainly eager to understand the costs, and we’ll update the article when we are able to confirm.

Five years after its launch, the Royal Oak Chronograph 41mm has been restyled for SIHH 2017. Audemars Piguet Tourbillon Watches Replica kept the fundamentals the same, applying some minor tweaks to the dial to give it a sportier look (compare it with the earlier version).

All the new Royal Oak Chronograph variants feature two-tone dials, with the sub-dials in contrasting colours. Another obvious change are the enlarged registers for elapsed minute and hours, while that for the constant seconds has been reduced. This improves legibility somewhat, since elapsed time has to be read, while the sub-seconds is merely a reminder that the watch is running.

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To the same end, the hour markers are now wider and shorter, with a broader strip of Super-Luminova for increased nighttime glow; the same has been done for the hands as well (the counterweight of the seconds hand now has luminescent paint as well).

All the Royal Oak Chronograph 41mm models are equipped with the calibre 2385, which is actually the Frederic Piguet 1185, a compact and slim automatic movement.

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The new range includes four models in pink gold, in either blue or brown, accompanied by either an alligator strap or matching gold bracelet, as well as three in stainless steel with black, white or blue dials.

All in stainless steel, except the bottom right in titanium and platinum

Ti and Pt

And most intriguing, the line-up also includes the Royal Oak Chronograph 41mm in titanium and platinum (ref. 26331IP.OO.1220IP.01).

This unusual, boutique-only model has most of the case and bracelet in brushed titanium, with the bezel and centre links of the bracelet in polished platinum for a striking contrast of surface finishes.

And the dial is grey with the sub-dials and minute chapter ring in dark blue, the same combination of colours found on the first generation Royal Oak Offshore in titanium.

The version in titanium and platinum

Pricing and availability have yet to be announced.


 

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