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On January 18, 2010 at SIHH in Geneva, Audemar Piguet's introduced their new Royal Oak Offshore Grand Prix collection. There are three new versions in the collection, with the common theme being the incorporation of forged carbon in each design. A material deliberately chosen for its ultra-light weight and resistance, a material exclusively developed by Audemars Piguet. Each model its own eye-catching masterpiece with its own color scheme, including an 18 carat rose gold case with forged carbon bezel, a platinum case with forged carbon bezel and an all forged carbon model. Each case is 44x 15.65 mm and features the inscription "Royal Oak Offshore Grand Prix -Limited Edition" engraved on the solid case-back.

Each of the three variations are powered by the in-house caliber 3126/3840 self-winding movement that measures 29.94 mm (131/4 lignes) The movement includes 59 jewels and a total of 365 parts and boats a power reserve of up to 60-hours. The cadence of the balance beats at 21,600 vibrations per hour and it has a variable-inertia balance with eight inertia-blocks and flat balance-spring. All parts meticulously decorated and the movement has been adorned with a Côtes de Genève motif. The watches are adjusted with a three-position winding crown.

The Forged carbon model is a limited edition of 1750. It is produced in forged carbon with a black ceramic bezel, blackened titanium crown and black ceramic and titanium push-pieces. The exhibition case-back has been fitted with a sapphire crystal. The dial is black with central red negative-printed exclusive “Méga Tapisserie” motif in eloxed aluminum. It has anthracite small seconds counter, silvered and yellow 30-minute counter, silvered and black 12-hour counter and a yellow eloxed aluminum flange.

The 18-carat pink gold version is a limited edition of 650. It features an 18-carat pink gold case with a forged carbon and black ceramic bezel, pink gold crown and black ceramic and pink gold push-pieces. It has a pink gold exhibition case-back that has been fitted with a sapphire crystal. The dial for this model is anthracite with central black negative-printed exclusive “Méga Tapisserie” motif in eloxed aluminum. It has anthracite small seconds counter, silvered and yellow 30-minute counter, silvered and black 12-hour counter and a black eloxed aluminum flange.

The 950 platinum version is a limited edition of just 75 pieces. It has a platinum case with a forged carbon and black ceramic bezel, a white gold crown and black ceramic and white gold push-pieces. This model gas a platinum exhibition case-back fitted with a sapphire crystal. The dial on this model is black with central blue negative-printed exclusive “Méga Tapisserie” motif in eloxed aluminum. It has an anthracite small seconds counter, black and red 30-minute counter, a silvered and black 12-hour counter and a silvered aluminum flange.

The Reference numbers for the models are 26290IO.OO.A001VE.01, 26290RO.OO.A001VE.01, and 26290PO.OO.A001VE.01 for the carbon, pink gold, and platinum versions respectively. Each watch comes with a black calfskin and alcantara strap that has been hand-sewn with alcantara inserts and edges. The pin buckles are beadblasted titanium, 18-carat pink gold or 950 platinum. Each watch has a water resistance of up to 100 meters.

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