2017 sees the return of a platinum Offshore Chronograph to the Audemars Piguet collection. This platinum cased edition is a welcome edition to the latest generation of the ROO which now feature in-house movements (AP calibre 3126/3840) and ceramic buttons and crown. This 950 pt reference joins several other models also introduced this year including the stainless steel + blue on black (ref. 26470ST.OO.A028CR.01), the steel + brown dial (ref. 26470ST.OO.A820CR.01) and pink gold hands, and the 18k yellow gold with blue dial and gilt sub-dials (ref. 26470BA.OO.1000BA.01). There are also new 44mm Offshore Chronographs with ceramic, pink gold, and titanium cases, all of which come with black ceramic bezels and pushers.
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph Platinum
Limited edition 50 pieces
42mm platinum case, glareproofed sapphire crystal and caseback, black ceramic pushpieces and screw-locked crown
Smoked slate grey dial with “Méga Tapisserie” pattern and black counters, Arabic numerals with black luminescent coating, white gold Royal Oak hands with light grey luminescent coating, black inner bezel:
950 platinum bracelet with AP folding clasp. Additional grey alligator strap, delivered with 950 platinum links and pin buckle:
Here it is next to the aforementioned yellow gold model – two very non-subtle wrist pieces!
Tipping the scales at over a pound, this watch has the weight to match its six figure price tag ($134,800).