Reviews: Royal OAK Off Shore Chronograph Black Ceramic
ROYAL OAK OFFSHORE CHRONOGRAPH BLACK CERAMIC – interchangeable black ceramic
Audemars Piguet has added a new option to the Royal Oak Offshore Selfwinding Chronograph family once again, this time in a combination. of materials and colors that are different until the perfect 3 versions together Based on a black ceramic case, size 44.0 mm, thickness 14.4 mm, sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating, water-resistant to 100 meters, tough design.
Ingredient diversity seems to be the main concept conveyed through every element of these three versions, starting with the finishing work on the surface of the case parts including brushing, polishing and micro-blasting. t Next comes the color issue, where each version blends a variety of bold tones such as green or blue with the black of the ceramic case and the metallic of 18K pink gold or silver metallic. as well as white or black details on the dial including the color of the rubber strap.
All three versions use a black ceramic case and have ceramic crown and pushers as well. But on the top of the crown are inlaid pieces of silver or pink gold metal to add a sophisticated standout. The base of the dial is engraved with a large eye relief grid called ‘Méga Tapisserie’, with a dark smoky gradation on the rim. Ready to install Arabic numerals hour markers and a large bar with fluorescent coating.
The ‘Super-LumiNova (Super Luminova) uses a rhodium silver background with a black scale printed on the 2 smaller chronograph dials, while the smaller seconds ring alternates with a black background with a white scale print. The rim of the dial is wrapped in a ‘Tachymeter’ scale and a rubber band of the same color is used. but decorated the surface with a new pattern similar to the fabric lock with buckle.
The power contained within is an automatic machine. Cal.3126/3840 Chronograph function Up to 12 hours timer with date function Up to 50 hours of power reserve, based on Cal.3126 ‘In-house’ mechanism, operating frequency 21,600 times/hour. that brings the cam system’s chronograph module ‘Dubois-Dépraz’ (Dubois-Dépraz), which the AP coded 3840 to install to add. Bringing the total number of parts to 365, and the total number of rubies to 59, the AP offers a clear view of the 22K gold plated rotor. And the mechanical parts are beautifully decorated from sapphire crystal glass that is engraved with the large edge of the back cover.
The difference of these 3 versions lies in the material or color used on the bezel. The protective tabs for the buttons, dials and bands, the green version and the blue version use green or blue ceramic for the bezel, crown and push buttons, and green or blue for the dial. Hour and minute hands and dial, with the green version using the center hand. hour master piece The ring around the small dial and around the date window bezel, the AP logo and crown elements are pink gold.
The button protection bar of these 2 versions is a titanium microblast surface. and use a titanium strap buckle as well while the blue version will be white gold. As for the gold version, it uses 18K pink gold as the bezel. push button protection strip with connecting pieces and the tip of the crown together with the pink gold color of the central needle hour masterpiece.
The ring circles the small dial and the AP logo on the gray dial is surrounded by a silver bezel printed with black scale. Unlike the black rim band, it prints the white scale of the green and blue versions. The buttons and crown are black ceramic. while the cable is used in dark gray Locked with a buckle in 18K pink gold.
The set price for the new Royal Oak Offshore Selfwinding Chrongraph 3 black ceramic case is $34,900 for the blue version. Ref.26405CE.OO.A030CA.01 and green version Ref.26405CE.OO.A056CA.01 The pink gold version Ref.26405NR.OO.A002CA.01 will be priced at $42,900. All three versions will be available as ‘Boutique Exclusive’, meaning they will be available locally. Audemars Piguet’s only boutique.