Audemars Piguet launches two new Royal Oak Offshore Series 42mm oversized checkered automatic chronograph
Audemars Piguet launched the new Royal Oak Offshore 42mm self-winding chronograph. The new watch is equipped with a “Méga Tapisserie” large plaid decorative dial, equipped with the latest generation of Calibre 4404 in-house movement, and offers stainless steel The case is equipped with a light blue dial (model: 26238ST.OO.A340CA.01) and a titanium case with a military green dial (model: 26238TI.OO.A056CA.01).
Audemars Piguet’s new Royal Oak Offshore Series Automatic Chronograph has a diameter of 42 mm and a thickness of 15.2 mm. The stainless steel or titanium case is polished and brushed alternately, showing a subtle contrast effect. The case is equipped with an anti-reflective sapphire crystal, black rubber buttons, screw-in crown and shoulder guards, with a transparent bottom design and 100 meters water resistance.
The light blue or army green dial is engraved with the iconic “Méga Tapisserie” oversized plaid, and is decorated with fluorescent Arabic numerals and white gold Royal Oak hands, ensuring excellent readability even in dark environments. There are small seconds, 30-minute counters and 12-hour counters at 6, 9 and 12 o’clock respectively. Compared with the original in 1993, the new watch has adjusted the layout of the dial, and the small seconds and 12-hour counters are interchanged. There is a magnifying glass above the 3 o’clock position for easy reading of date information.
The light blue dial is matched with a black sub-dial, and the military green dial is matched with a white sub-dial. The contrast is clear and easy to see. In addition, the outer edge of the dial is also marked with the tachymeter scale commonly found in chronographs.
Through the sapphire crystal see-through case back, you can appreciate the built-in Calibre 4404 flyback chronograph movement. The movement is assembled from 433 parts, with a diameter of 32 mm, containing 40 rubies, a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour (4 Hz), a column wheel and a vertical clutch device, a power reserve of up to 70 hours, and manual precision Decorated with Geneva pattern, satin brushed and polished chamfers. Both watches are equipped with a 22K rose gold oscillating weight, which adds a sense of luxury and winding efficiency.
Both wrist watches come with a textile-textured rubber strap commensurate with the color of the dial, with AP pin buckle, and an additional black calfskin strap.