27 Sep '14, 12pm

@Victorinox we see the Alps, here's a view of the #Jura & #TheBeast

While Genta’s original Royal Oak was the definitive source of reference and inspiration for the Royal Oak Offshore, the new design diverged from the original in several significant ways that came to be the defining characteristics of the Royal Oak Offshore. The most pronounced shift was the dramatic case size of 42 mm. While this is standard fare in 2014, it was a shock when introduced in 1993 at BaselWorld. By this time, the watch had already been nicknamed, ‘The Beast’ due to its staggering proportions. In addition to its large size and inclusion of the chronograph complication, several other features jumped out that distinguished the Royal Oak Offshore: the curved links of the bracelet, the massive visible black gasket on the bezel, the silicon caps of the chronograph pushers and crown, the stylized crown protection, and the fact that the movement was able to be placed ...

Full article: http://www.audemarspiguet.com/en/latest/2014/04/21/unleas...

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