Launched in 1993 as an anniversary piece, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore was a bolder and sportier iteration of the original Royal Oak. Known as “The Beast,” the Offshore is an influential watch frequently seen on the wrist of professional athletes and celebrities. More than 25 years after its introduction, Audemars Piguet offers more than forty different Royal Oak Offshore models, featuring original re-editions to high-end complications. Explore our unrivaled assortment of pre-owned Royal Oak Offshores.
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Sporty and Striking: Royal Oak Offshore
Released in 1993 on the anniversary of the Royal Oak, the Royal Oak Offshore, aka “The Beast,” paved the way for larger sports watches. Known for its massive case, integrated band, porthole-shaped bezel, and mega-tapisserie dial, this luxury watch remained true to its roots, while becoming something entirely new. The Offshore has a much sportier look than the original Royal Oak with higher water resistance, a thicker case, high-tech materials, and a typical rubber strap. It’s available in a wide range of variants, with diamond-studded references and ceramic diving watches.
Audemars Piguet released the Royal Oak Offshore Diver in 2010 as reference 15703ST. In 2021, the Offshore Diver collection got some new upgrades and features. These models feature the all-new in-house automatic calibre 4308 movement, quick-change straps and buckles, and new colors like navy blue, trailblazing khaki, and pristine grey.
In 2021, Audemars Piguet unveiled a new update to the Royal Oak Offshore collection with 11 new 43mm and 42 mm models. 1993’s original Royal Oak Offshore was reworked with this release, with three new references in stainless steel. Audemars Piguet also included a new 18k white gold limited edition Royal Oak Offshore Diver with black ceramic bezel and crowns.
Purchasing a Pre-Owned Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore
Discover our ever-changing assortment of pre-owned Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshores in exceptional condition. From classic references to eye-catching rarities, we delight both watch enthusiasts and collectors with our extensive inventory. Browse our collection of sport watches and dive watches to find other luxury watches similar to the Royal Oak Offshore.
Rare Offshore Models
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore “Survivor”
This reference was released in 2008 with only 1,000 pieces on the market. Known for its manic design, this blackened titanium Offshore model featured a “heat sink” bezel, “muzzle brake” crown, and chronograph pusher-guards built like grenade pins.
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore “Volcano”
The “Volcano” Offshore made a red-hot style statement during its release in 2008. It features a unique orange, black, and steel combination for ultimate contrast. The mega-tapisserie waffle dial pattern and electrifying tones makes this watch a beacon for attention.
Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph Limited Edition
Released in 2019, this reference has a 44mm case, green ceramic bezel, and a unique matching camo rubber strap. This model boasts 100m of water resistance, compared to the 200m resistance of the original reference.
Royal Oak Offshore “Bumblebee”
Debuted in 2009, the Offshore “Bumblebee” featured AP’s launch of Forged Carbon case technology. This timepiece gets its name from its black and yellow design. It’s 42mm in size and features yellow accents on the dial and band.
Frequently Asked Questions About the Offshore
Why is the AP Royal Oak so expensive?
The Royal Oak Offshore is usually released in limited-piece editions, so there’s limited production of every model, making some references very rare to find. These luxury watches are also designed with high-quality materials and intricate movements, designed to be worn for all sport activities, from tennis to diving.
How much does a Royal Oak Offshore cost?
The Royal Oak Offshore varies in pricing based on the age, reference, materials, condition, and demand. For original 1993 Offshore models, prices begin at $16,000 with new rare models ranging up to $425,000. Most pre-owned models in our inventory cost between $25,000 - $60,000+.
Royal Oak Offshore Pricing Guide
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