Renowned luxury Swiss watch manufacturer Audemars Piguet has unveiled a chronograph dedicated to the world’s best football player, the Royal Oak Leo Messi Limited Edition. Leo Messi became a brand ambassador for Audemars Piguet in 2010 , and today he gets his own Audemars Piguet.
“In football as in watchmaking, talent and elegance mean nothing without rigour and precision.” – Leo Messi
Limited series of 1000 pieces, the new Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Leo Messi comes a 41 mm case in three different variations: 500 in steel/tantalum, 400 in pink gold/tantalum and 100 in platinum/tantalum. Each watch is delivered in an original case in the shape of a lacquered shoe box decorated on the inside with the player’s dedication.
This Royal Oak chronograph houses the self-winding mechanical calibre 2385 which offers hours, minutes, small seconds, date and chronograph functions. Made up of 304 components, the movement has a 40-hour power reserve and beats at a frequency of 21,600 vibrations per hour (3 Hz). It is fitted with a single-block 18 ct gold oscillating weight.
More details on this limited edition may be found here: Audemars Piguet