Twenty-eight years after its debut, the Swiss fake Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore of 1993 is back with three new references in 42mm steel, titanium or pink gold cases. Respecting the essence of the original best quality replica watches, there are, however, several interesting evolutions, including the incorporation of the latest in-house automatic flyback chronograph movement and a novel interchangeable bracelet system. To enjoy a view of the movement, the sapphire crystal caseback makes a comeback, and the dial reveals some design tweaks.
Launched during Baselworld 1993, the cheap fake Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore (ref. 25721ST) was as daring and defiant a proposal as the Royal Oak had been in 1972. The ROO was an oversized, high-testosterone version of the Royal Oak, a colossal 42mm Audemars Piguet replica for sale (huge dimensions in 1993) bristling with textures and bold combinations of materials that earned it the nickname “The Beast”. As an offshoot of Gérald Genta’s iconic Royal Oak, the perfect replica Audemars Piguet Royal Oak paid homage to the legend with hallmark design features like the raised octagonal bezel and exposed screws, the guilloché tapisserie dial, the integrated bracelet and the overall industrial design mood. However, the Swiss made copy Audemars Piguet was beefier and bolder than the RO and rigged with materials that were not associated with high-end watchmaking, like the black rubber gasket between the case and bezel and the rubber-clad chronograph pushers and crown.
On its 25th anniversary, the 1:1 replica Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore was feted with a faithful re-edition of the iconic 1993 reference respecting the original case size, the solid caseback, the original “petite tapisserie” dial pattern, the rubber gasket and pushers and even the bracelet. Two things differed from the original: the substitution of the blade clasp for a more solid butterfly folding clasp and the incorporation of AAA quality fake Audemars Piguet modular chronograph calibre 3126/3840, replacing the original JLC-based calibre 2226/2840 with a Dubois Depraz module.
SIMILARITIES & EVOLUTIONS
Like the original, the new Audemars Piguet fake watches for men have a 42mm case with a height of 15.2mm. In addition to stainless steel, the ROO is also offered in titanium and 18k pink gold. The steel and pink gold Swiss movement copy watches come with blue rubber pushers, gasket and screw-locked crown, while the titanium is fitted with black rubber. True to form, the case and integrated bracelet display hand-finished satin-brushed surfaces and brightly polished chamfers.
Faithful to the original vertical tri-compax display of the 1993 cheap fake Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore, beady-eyed fans will notice that the position of the hour and small seconds counters has been inverted. The hour counter is now at 12 and the small seconds at 6 o’clock; the 30-minute counter retains its original position at 9 o’clock. Another subtle design tweak is that all three counters are now equidistant from the centre of the dial giving the watch more symmetry and balance. The iconic “petite tapisserie” decoration on the dial couldn’t be missing and comes in blue on the steel version, just like the original.
INTERCHANGEABLE BRACELETS & STRAPS
The new high quality replica watches UK are fitted with the brand’s novel interchangeable strap system, now for the first time applicable to metal bracelets. Thanks to the quick-click-and-release system, the integrated metal bracelet can be exchanged for a sporty rubber strap without any tools. The three 42mm top Audemars Piguet fake watches come with an additional rubber strap.