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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Off Shore Grand Prix Platinum / Forged Carbon. Contre nature?

A 256 grams beast. Isn't there a bot of a contradiction to use light material such as carbon with a heavy platinum case? Wouldn't it be better to use titanium, for example? Best, Nicolas
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By: amanico
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The many faces of the Offshore

I like the RBII in titanium because it looks like a starwars racing ship (like those Anakin Skywalker used to race). And the rubberclad too. Those are unconventional in the use of rubber in the bezel. Those were the days, when I could really see people we
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By: Cookies
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amanico
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The many faces of the Offshore

Just 1 favorite? GULP. I can't do it!! (ironically, while most parents say they could never choose a favorite child, I think I could do that very easily!! LOL...) The tantalum bezeled watch from Monochrome is an old SIncere edition. There were 2 dials off
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By: Cookies
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amanico
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The many faces of the Offshore

I have an observation which needs more observation to solidify. The earlier collectors who bought the offshores were a different market segment (psychographics) from that of today. I have a hunch that the older batches 1993-Early 2000’s were purchased by
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By: Cookies
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amanico
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The many faces of the Offshore

As next year is a key anniversary year for the Offshore, your post will definitely spark the imagination for potential future releases and reissues?!? I must say - my first AP was a Beast, and at that time I had a choice of getting a Daytona or a Beast ov
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By: Cookies
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amanico
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The many faces of the Offshore

. . . and I love it. Ref 25770 (same as End of Days). I love the numeral font, slender and sexy (the opposite of me 😄). It may not look it, but the strap is the most comfy strap I've ever experienced by a long shot. Thanks for the interesting post. M4
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By: Cookies
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amanico
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The many faces of the Offshore

and if it’s color then I can’t tell which. Honestly, I thought it is Orchard Road like in Nico’s picture, but the bezel is not tantalum in his, so I’m stuck 🤔 But as far as top 5, that isn’t enough! There are too many interesting ones, but I like the foll
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By: Cookies
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amanico
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The many faces of the Offshore

I love it because of the comfort of the titanium / ceramic combination and great match with the Safari strap
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By: Cookies
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amanico
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The many faces of the Offshore

Juan Pablo Montoya Titanium, which I should have never let go. And the Tantalum Orchard Road, which I never owned.
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By: Cookies
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amanico
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