Audemars Piguet AUDEMARS PIGUET’s outstanding Eight Heavenly Kings series was once a topic of watchmaking. Even though it seems that the brand has not yet restarted the plan, it actually contains all kinds Advanced watchmaking technology continues to exert influence on other Audemars Piguet watches today.
Feature one: High-tech pedigree
For example, the No. 4 work of the Eight Heavenly Kings, which is based on the Royal Oak series, features a tourbillon with up to 10 days of kinetic energy and a timing function. The subsequent brand launched the Royal Oak offshore tourbillon chronograph in 2010 Similar technology was adopted on the table, and it became the representative work of the pinnacle of complex functions of the ROO series. Since the release of the watch, in addition to the technical highlights of the complex function itself, its material matching is also often full of visibility. For example, the recent Royal Oak offshore tourbillon chronograph re-launched by Audemars Piguet is the model There is a new combination of materials to create a fresh look that is different from the past.
Since the Royal Oak Offshore Tourbillon Chronograph debuted, it has always been amazing with a combination of different materials with rich visual contrast effects. This latest modification uses titanium and white ceramics to present an elegant image that is different from the past.
Feature 2: Intersection of titanium and white ceramic
Unlike previous models that have tried different designs including rose gold with forged carbon, or platinum with black ceramic, this Royal Oak offshore tourbillon chronograph is replaced with lightweight and hypoallergenic titanium. The case is equipped with a white ceramic bezel developed by Audemars Piguet in recent years. In addition, the chronograph pusher and crown are also made of white ceramic. Combined with the white rubber strap, it shows a refined elegance. The concentric circular threads of the watch face are also changed to silver this time to form a harmonious combination of light tones. As for the conventional series of white time markers and hands, the luminous paint has also been replaced with fluorescent green, which strengthens the face plate. The visual effect can also avoid the dull feeling of the same color tone.
The models in the previous two versions use light white luminous paint to cover the time indexes and hands. The new special surface uses fluorescent green luminous paint to create an easier-to-read effect in the consistent light tone of the dial.
Feature 3: Self-protection measures of the movement
As for the models equipped with the 2933 movement, the past features a tourbillon with a black anodized aluminum material, a double barrel bridge plate, etc., to create a distinctive memory point. In addition, the movement also has a set of The unique power cut-off device makes the watch avoid the overpowered state when full and close to the empty chain, and it can provide a stable power output of the chain for up to 10 days. At the same time, Audemars Piguet also sets the winding number of windings Safety system to effectively avoid possible damage to the movement caused by the wearer’s excessive winding.
Not only the continuation of the technical concept of the work of No. 4 of the Eight Heavenly Kings, the overall layout of the watch also displays a similar highly symmetrical design, such as a 30-point scoreboard, a tourbillon, and a double barrel.
Royal Oak Offshore Tourbillon Chronograph
Titanium, white ceramic material / 2933 manual winding movement / hour and minute display / tourbillon device / chronograph function / sapphire crystal, transparent bottom cover / waterproof 20 meters / table diameter 44mm / limited to 15 — –