Celebrity Watch Spotting: John Mayer’s Audemars Piguet “Funky Colours” Royal Oak Offshore Diver in Turquoise Blue ref. 5710ST
In recent years, Mayer has moved away from the acoustic sounds that shot him to popularity, his latest collection drawing inspiration from 1970’s popular music. Another task that’s gained praise was forming Dead and Company with three previous Grateful Dead musicians which has been enormously famous. There’s no uncertainty this notorious Hollywood playboy has likewise have a bright existence in and out of the spotlight. Thus, it was nothing unexpected to us that Mayer picked a Royal Oak Offshore Diver Funky Colors in Turquoise Blue by Audemars Piguet. We should investigate, will we?
The Royal Oak Offshore Diver The instance of the Royal Oak is recognizable well in advance. Those octagon sides, bended somewhat on the edges, accented by signature hexagonal screws straightforwardly inspired by those old fashioned diver’s protective caps. First introduced back in 1972, this watch has become an iconic image and staple for Audemars Piguet . Lively yet elegant, this watch has additionally been a top decision for the rich and popular. As the years went on, AP began releasing different models of the Royal Oak, including the Offshore Diver which was the first of the Offshore line that could endure a plunge in the pool or a scuba jump. What’s unique about this reference is the effortlessness, the thought behind it being that while diving, you’re quite occupied to be worrying around a dozen complications on the dial. Instead, you’ll simply find a basic inner rotating bezel, hour markers, strong hands and the date at three o’clock. The stainless steel instance of this watch is likewise enormous, clocking in at a whopping 42mm and a thickness of 14.1mm. Inside the ref. 5710ST is a self-winding 3120 automatic mechanical movement boasting 40 gems and 280 sections that hold a 60-hour power save for precision timekeeping.
The ‘Funky Colors’ Tropical Turquoise
Now the fun, and generally notable, part of this Offshore Diver, the incredible tone. AP calls it ‘Tropical Turquoise,’ and they’ve worked it into both the face and the band. The turquoise blue dial has been laid on top of the well known “Méga Tapisserie” pattern, the white gold hour markers basically shining against the ‘funky’ shading. The hands have likewise been coated with a luminescent, allowing them to shine in low light and fly against the blue face and matching rotating inner bezel. To round off the look, Audemars Piguet has added a Turquoise elastic arm band that enhances the watches cohesiveness while as yet playing into the inherently lively feel of the actual watch.
While the possibility of the Offshore Diver was to originally be a beautiful basic watch, we love the way the horlogerie has taken the opportunity to add a sprinkle of uniqueness to this watch with these fun tones. Other than the turquoise donned by Mayer, you can likewise get this watch in Purple, Sand and Green.