Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Alinghi Polaris Ltd. Ed. [ID14867]
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Alinghi Polaris 26040ST 42mm Steel
*Limited Edition to 1.935 pcs.*
Pre-owned Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Ref. 26040ST.OO.D002CA.01, with a 43mm steel case, steel bezel with 8 visible screws, reverse-numbered black inner flange, black slate dial with "Grande Tapisserie" pattern and red elements, Arabic numerals and minute and hour hands with luminescent coating, red hand for 10-minute countdown (for the first minute, the window at 12 o'clock shifts from red to black, and and for the last minute, it shifts back to red again), 3 sub-dials: small seconds at 3 o'clock, 6-hour counter at 6 o'clock and red Alinghi sub-dial for 20-minute counter, AP logo at 12 o'clock. Sapphire crystal and caseback engraved with compass seal and the limited edition number. Automatic movement manufacture calibre 2326/2847. Black rubber strap with steel AP deployant buckle.
In mint condition. Watch only, with a travel case (without original box and papers).
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From their workshop in the small Swiss town of Le Brassus, Audemars Piguet dedicates the best craftsmanship in the art of fine watchmaking. As hallmark of its spirit, aesthetics and design, the Royal Oak has become an iconic model. Its bold lines and the level of detail in every design is what makes this master watchmaker different from the others. The long tradition from the house still run by its founding family is noticeable in every piece.
Audemars Piguet sponsored the Alinghi Sailing Team at the world-famous America's Cup for most of the 2000s, including its major wins in 2003 and 2007.
This extremally popular and collectible watch, known as the Alinghi Polaris, was made in honour of the team in a limited edition of 1.935 pieces. The striking red, white and black chronograph display incorporates a unique 10-minute countdown arrangement specifically for regattas. The reverse-numbered inner flange can be rotaded by the 10 o'clock crown to allow countdown for a different number of minutes.
This discontinued Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Alinghi Polaris is the watch that always catches the attention of great connoisseurs. Don't miss this powerful timepiece of your personal collection.
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