AP Royal Oak Offshore Grande Complication – Luxury Watch

1 March 2014

AP Royal Oak Offshore Grande Complication – Luxury Watch

In the today’s article we’re gonna learn a litle bit about the amazing luxury watch AP Royal Oak Grande Complication and it’s founders.

As you probably know, “Ap” stands for Audemars Piguet, the names of the two brilliant men that started it all.

Audemars Piguet is a brand celebrated for its precise movements and exquisite, opulent designs. The watches are made of the finest materials, such as gold, diamond, and platinum, and feature several complications, such as moon phase, perpetual calendar with leap years, and split-second chronographs.

“Today, Audemars Piguet is still the oldest fine watch-making manufacturer never to have left the hands of its founding families. This gives the company an independent streak that allows it to go its own way and follow its own unique vision.”

So let’s get going and see the luxury watch that is the AP Royal Oak Offshore Grande Complication!

The Founders

AP Royal Oak Offshore Grande Complication - Luxury Watch

“In 1875 Jules Louis Audemars, decided to join forces with Edward Auguste Piguet, in order to develop and craft watches equipped with complex mechanisms. They shared a passion for watchmaking and a mastery of the art of precision that still characterizes the company today.”

The Watch

AP Royal Oak Offshore Grande Complication - Luxury Watch

The AP Royal Oak Offshore Grande Complication is a limited edition of 3 examples world wide. This titanium timepiece that will simply blow your mind. Its revolutionary Audemars Piguet 2885 manufacture caliber features minute repeater, perpetual calendar, split-seconds chronograph, week indicator, as well as the usual hour, minute and second hands.

AP Royal Oak Offshore Grande Complication - Luxury Watch

The watch comes in a 44mm titanium case accented by a ceramic bezel, crown, and pushers and is openworked, allowing you to see the intricate finishing put into its construction, which took over 860 hours.

AP Royal Oak Offshore Grande Complication - Luxury Watch

Other notable components include 52 jewels, bridges finished with both rounded-off and polished bevels, satin-brush flanks and circular grained recesses, and a 45 hour power reserve.

The Details

Brand Audemars Piguet
Series Royal Oak Offshore
Watch Style Luxury
Movement Automatic
Engine Caliber 2885
Functions Chronograph, Month, Day, Date, Hour, Minute, Second, Moonphase
Case Material Titanium and Black Ceramic
Case Shape Octagon
Case Diameter 44 mm
Case Back Skeleton
Crown Screw Down
Bezel Fixed
Dial Color Skeleton
Dial Type Analog
Dial Markers Stick
SubDials Two – 60 Second and 30 Minute
Hands Silver-tone
Bracelet Black Rubber
Clasp Titanium Tang
Calendar Month, day of the week and date sub-dials
Water Resistant 20 meters / 65 feet
Crystal Scratch Resistant Sapphire
Watch Label Swiss Made
Additional Information Minute repeater, perpetual calendar

The Video

“Only highly skilled and dedicated watchmakers achieve unparalleled results.”

The Price

The luxury watch AP Royal Oak Offshore Grande Complication comes at a retail price of $869,000

So what do you say, do you like it? Would you buy it? What other amazing watches are you fond of?

Leave your opinion in the comments section bellow!


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