Audemars Piguet debut 25th anniversary edition Royal Oak Offshore Tourbillon Chronographs

Audemars Piguet is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Royal Oak Offshore by issuing a re-edition inspired by the 1993 model. Part of the festivities are two all new limited series of the Royal Oak Offshore Tourbillon Chronograph: one in stainless steel and one in 18-carat pink gold.
The original Royal Oak Offshore was a little ahead of its time, however it’s large size and sporty design have a huge fan following now. With the redesigned movement Audemars Piguet aimed to capture the impact and avant-garde spirit of contemporary architecture.

The first of the two new limited editions features a 45mm 18 carat rose gold case, glareproofed sapphire crystal and caseback, pink gold bezel, black ceramic screw-locked crown and pushpieces, sandblasted pink gold pushpiece guards. It is water resistant to 100m and comes complete with a black rubber strap with 18-carat pink gold pin buckle. This watch is powered by the hand wound Calibre 2947 which boasts a 173 hour power reserve. The steel version has all the same specifications with the gold elements swapped out for steel ones.

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The pink gold edition is priced at 319,300 CHF (roughly $322,500) while the steel version will cost you 283,250 CHF (roughly $286,000). Both watches are created in limited editions of 50.