Shanghai, July 13, 2018 – Swiss fine watch brand Audemars Piguet broke the rules again 25 years ago, using the design features of the legendary Royal Oak as a prototype. The introduction of large-size design to break through the mainstream style, the first Royal Oak Offshore watch, has won the favor of the new generation of watch enthusiasts. Born for the spirit of adventure, the Royal Oak Offshore watch is based on creativity, combining hand-crafted finishing of high-end watchmaking with the control of innovative materials and pioneering design that breaks the boundaries, creating a new brand of luxury sports watches. legend. Over the course of a quarter of a century, Royal Oak offshore watches continue to break through established conventions, and have achieved countless firsts with subversive pioneering creativity, interpreting fearlessness, no established conventions, and opening up endless worlds. ‘Offshore Spirit, to explore and embrace the future again and again. In 2018, Audemars Piguet paid tribute to the 25th anniversary of the Royal Oak Offshore Watch with The Future of First. It invited brand guests to gather in Shanghai to celebrate the party and share the joy of time.
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Watch 25th Anniversary Party Event (Passing ‘First Future’ Design Concept)
The party held the old wharf on the Huangpu River in Shanghai. The meaning of ‘departure from the port’ coincides with the name of the series ‘offshore’, and the vision of opening up a new world is far-reaching. The scene also showed everyone the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore 25th Anniversary film-basketball superstar LeBron James shared the ‘first initiative’ with Audemars Piguet in a futuristic picture: the first initiative is not a latecomer, but Destined to be different. The initiative is self-expression of will. It must be loyal to itself, unconcerned, and not afraid to act in order to build the future.
From the first Royal Oak Offshore watch 25 years ago to the 25th anniversary special edition of the new Royal Oak Offshore Tourbillon Chronograph, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore watch is on display at the scene. A tribute to the extraordinary evolutionary history of this series, which deserves the appreciation of every watch enthusiast. What’s more special is that a number of Royal Oak offshore works, privately held by Audemars Piguet, were displayed at the event site, presenting the glory of time shared by the brand and the collector.
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Watch 25th Anniversary Party Watch Exhibition Area
At the 25th anniversary party of the Royal Oak Offshore Watch, Audemars Piguet announced that Luhan became the Audemars Piguet brand ambassador, which is also the first Chinese among Audemars Piguet brand ambassadors. This is a reasonable hand-in-hand. As a leader in the new generation of China, the actor and singer Lu Han is a loyal Audemars Piguet collector and connoisseur who has a unique opinion on the Audemars Piguet brand and works. Luhan’s independent and confident personality, unrestrained style and lean and dedicated acting spirit coincide with Audemars Piguet’s brand spirit.
Audemars Piguet Ambassador Mr. Lu Han danced with the popular dance group Kinjaz
David von Gunten, Chief Executive Officer of Audemars Piguet Greater China, welcomes Luhan to join the Audemars Piguet family. ‘Luhan has extraordinary taste and unique insights into Swiss fine watchmaking. On the other hand, Luhan is an excellent multi-habitant development. Entertainer, his dynamic personality fits the fearless ‘offshore spirit’. We believe that this time together with Luhan can better convey Audemars Piguet’s expectations for the ‘future’. ‘
Mr. David von Gunten, CEO of Audemars Piguet Greater China, Mr. Lu Han, Audemars Piguet brand ambassador
Mr. Huang Junyi, General Manager of Audemars Piguet China
Audemars Piguet Ambassador Luhan wears Royal Oak Concept Series Dual Time Tourbillon Watch
At the 25th Anniversary Party of the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Watch
In addition to the stunning appearance of Luhan, the popular personality icon Song Qian also came to the party to share with everyone the 25th anniversary of the birth of the Audemars Piguet Royal Offshore Oak Watch.
From the classic historical collection of the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Watch to the latest 25th anniversary special edition, each watch is a fusion of superb craftsmanship and extraordinary creativity.
The first Royal Oak offshore watch to set the record in 1993. It features a 42mm stainless steel case, visible rubber washers, a chronograph with tachymeter scale, and the highest water resistance of the chronograph at the time. Performance (100 meters) and other features make the series the most challenging masterpiece in the field of luxury sports watches.
1993 // First Royal Oak Offshore Watch, Ref. 25721ST
In 1997, Audemars Piguet introduced vibrant and colorful color ideas to the Royal Oak Offshore Watch for the first time. The watch used bright yellow and turquoise dials with the same color strap; in 1999, it was Arno Schwarzenegger ( (Arnold Schwarzenegger) starring in the film ‘End of Days’ (Royal Oak Offshore), the first limited edition of the Royal Oak offshore model; In 2010, the Royal Oak offshore diving watch with a water resistance of 300 meters was redefined This series is highly waterproof. In 2013, Audemars Piguet launched the first Royal Oak Offshore watch with a large complication function. It also has three complications: a perpetual calendar, a two-second chronograph and a minute repeater. The Calibre 2885 is equipped with it. The movement consists of 648 parts and requires more than 700 hours of work by the watchmaker to complete the manual retouching and three assembly.
2010 // First Royal Oak Offshore Diver Watch, Ref. 15703ST
2013 // First Royal Oak Offshore Complication Watch, Ref. 26571IO
After the launch of the first Royal Oak offshore watch, this 42mm model has been launched in more than 120 styles, including stainless steel, titanium, ceramic, gold and platinum, and other case materials. This year, in addition to the first replica of the Royal Oak Offshore Automatic Chronograph, Audemars Piguet has launched two new Royal Oak Offshore Tourbillon Chronographs, each limited to 50 pieces with a new dial The structural design presents the beauty of modern architecture, not only adhering to the brand’s traditional style, but also showing the innovative ideas conveyed by Audemars Piguet through the technical aesthetics of offshore watches.
The Royal Oak Offshore Tourbillon Chronograph is equipped with a new movement specially designed to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Royal Oak Offshore. The bold use of innovative material combinations has always been a feature of Royal Oak offshore models. The crown and buttons of the new watch are made of ceramic, replacing the previous metal or rubber materials.
From the origins of the time in Ru Valley to the grand party on the beach, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Watch is the 25th anniversary. It was a legend before, and it is the future after that. Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore is an endless innovation of timepieces, constantly innovating the pattern and creating the future.
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