Audemars Piguet’s Royal Oak Offshore (ROO) Replica models have undergone many incarnations over the years, and the latest five new releases are inspired by music, but not in the performing artist vein.Available in 37 and 43mm sized cases, the new edition is a visual nod to recording studios There are two models in titanium, two in gem-set 18-carat white gold, and one in black ceramic. The dials all highlight an equaliser/ VU meter motif.
The new ROOs all use automatic in-house movements – the new Calibre 5909 for the 37mm models and Calibre 4309 for the 43mm. Both movements beat at 28,800VPH but the Calibre 4309 has a power reserve of 70 hours as compared to the 60 hours of the 5909. The Best Audemars Piguet Replica Calibre 5909 is based on the 5900.All models have a sapphire case back through which can be seen the 27 carat pink gold oscillating weight with black NAC coating, and a variety of finishing including Côtes de Genève, satin-brushing, circular graining, traits tirés and polished chamfers.
The water resistance is different for the two sizes – 50m for the 37mm models and 100m for the 43mm ones.The two 37mm and 43mm titanium models, and have a blue tapisserie dial with a printed equaliser. The Audemars Piguet Replica Watches bezels are polished and the crystal is curved, as launched in 2021’s Royal Oak Offshore collection, which has been carried through the 43mm models.
Along with the polished white gold AP logo at 12 o’clock are lumed 18 carat white gold hour-markers and hands. Coming on a dial-matched blue interchangeable rubber strap with a ‘mosaic effect’ pattern, you also get three additional straps in turquoise, yellow and green.The 43 mm Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Replica is a continuation of the models launched in 2021 and also comes on an interchangeable blue rubber strap with three extra turquoise, yellow and green rubber straps in the presentation box.
Going up a notch, as it were, next are the two bejewelled white gold models in both sizes. The dials and bezels are set with what is called ‘Harmony’-cut stones, and this time the dial is aventurine. As is the case with the first two models, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Replica monogram and white gold hands and hour markers remain the same.If you’re into the numbers, the 37mm model has166 stones totalling ~3.7 carats, and the 43mm model has 230 stones totalling~6.15 carats.
Both High Quality Audemars Piguet Replica references come on a blue interchangeable strap with a ‘mosaic effect’ motif for the 37mm reference, and come with the same three extra rubber straps as the earlier models.Finally, the fifth new ‘Music’ piece comes in a black ceramic 43mm case. Its equaliser is also printed onto the black tapisserie dial. Along with ceramic are some titanium studs.
It comes on a matching black interchangeable rubber strap and also has the three extra turquoise, yellow, and green rubber straps.