Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Off Shore Juan Pablo Montoya in Titanium.

Dec 06, 2018,00:13 AM

Auctioned yesterday, this ROO JPM was and still is one of my favorite Royal Oak Off Shore. 

One of these watches I owned and stupidly sold. 

Credit picture: Phillips. 

For me, it is a kind of " King Of ROO Cool ". I sold it just because I couldn't wear it correctly. I mean, on the wrist, I couldn't set the strap. 

But I loved it a lot! 

Maybe I should try it again, now... 



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A very special ROO along with the RBII

 By: cory : December 6th, 2018-00:19
You do have to love a good AP.

That was another very cool one.

 By: amanico : December 6th, 2018-00:28

Cool RO.

 By: VMM : December 6th, 2018-01:03
From a time when things were balanced and in proportion. Vte

What a watch

 By: mohammad : December 6th, 2018-00:27
Amazing presence on the wrist .

AP always put extra effort in limited racing models...

 By: edo.k : December 6th, 2018-00:42
Many limited APs have just a color scheme change but all with automotive theme have a bunch of great details and features.

AP don't make these anymore

 By: Watches4ever : December 6th, 2018-01:50
Like the RB II AP never make these iconic pieces anymore, and that's one reason I kept both the RB II Ti and Montoya. Selling them is easy but getting one in excellent condition is hard.

Superb AP...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : December 6th, 2018-02:03
This watch with the Barrichello 1&2 are high points at AP for me.

Same opinion, here. [nt]

 By: amanico : December 6th, 2018-05:11

We should talk about this [nt]

 By: Cpt Scarlet : December 6th, 2018-05:17

It was my first ROO had it for two years then upgraded to RBII

 By: Mohannad (aka Riddler) : December 6th, 2018-03:29
Sadly both are gone

I also owned it many years ago. I'll always credit this one as the biggest "rule breaker" among ROO chronographs

 By: MichaelC : December 6th, 2018-06:17
So polarizing, early reaction leaning more towards "AP sucks". Famous last words, a handful of those folks ended up buying the watch.

The Proto

 By: RTO (T8W8T8) : December 6th, 2018-06:40


 By: RTO (T8W8T8) : December 8th, 2018-17:17
did not have the intention to hijack the thread or deviate attention...

As Nicolas says, no worries!

 By: MichaelC : December 9th, 2018-18:54
BUT... you did have me excited, I am not familiar with a JPM proto.

JPM Proto

 By: RTO (T8W8T8) : December 10th, 2018-09:19
Once upon a time...I had an opportunity to buy this proto 000/000 a steel version of the "plat blue one"...but at the end it became like an auction and I did not want to go further...but I received photos so here it is... ...  

Yes, I read. ;) [nt]

 By: amanico : December 7th, 2018-10:11

LOL, sorry, I was replying to RTO.

 By: MichaelC : December 7th, 2018-11:20
This is a Montoya thread, I was hopeful to see a Montoya Proto!

He he, me too! [nt]

 By: amanico : December 7th, 2018-13:09