Rubber B, the very first company to create integrated rubber straps for various Rolex, Panerai, Tudor, and Patek Philippe watches, has now launched the first phase of a brand new series, specifically designed for certain Audemars Piguet watch models. And as always, the entire line of Rubber B straps is made in Switzerland by top leaders in the high-end horology industry.
At initial launch, this first-phase release by Rubber B is a strap designed to specifically compliment the 41mm Royal Oak Rose Gold model that comes from AP on a factory alligator strap (a second and alternatively unique phase for metal bracelet AP models is currently in production & scheduled for release by spring). The currently available Rubber B strap fully integrates with the Rose Gold Royal Oak 41mm case and deployment buckle as Rubber B innovations are known for, in addition to offering other elements that are unique to the series itself.
First and foremost, the Rubber B for AP Royal Oak on Strap features a unique, monolithic “Titanium Bridge Insert,” housing the AP pins in its shaft, while incorporating “Blocked Integration” for a stunning aesthetic, a proper fit, and peace of mind security.
This brings with it many benefits, such as reliability, comfort, and stability of the watch upon the wearer’s wrist. Used in the construction of sea-bound structures and the hulls of great ships, titanium is as strong as steel, yet extremely resistant to corrosion from sea water, aqua regia, and chlorine. Titanium is also less dense than steel and can be used in applications where optimal strength is desired. Function is important, but form must equally be taken into consideration, and so the Rubber B for Royal Oak 41mm incorporates a flawless, flush design to every element of the watch case and lugs.
Available in six different color options (Black, White, Espresso, Navy, Orange, & Yellow), these new Rubber B straps are made from the absolute softest and most flexible vulcanized rubber you can imagine, a familiar favorite to those who have experienced OEM Audemars Piguet brand rubber straps. Pure, natural and chemical-free, Rubber B straps are hypoallergenic. They contain no chemicals, additives, or sub-par materials, and they do not attract dust or lint.
Every detail of a Rubber B strap is considered with regards to form and function. For example, customers with very small wrists may like the hidden optional hole which can be made if necessary.
The new Rubber B Series for Audemars Piguet models is 100% developed, manufactured, and hand-finished in Switzerland by leaders in the luxury horology industry. Priced at $250 USD, this series is compatible with both Standard and Chronograph 41mm models of the Royal Oak Rose Gold. Rubber B does not provide a buckle, as their strap has been designed to mount the original OEM deployant buckle that is provided by Audemars Piguet with the Royal Oak Rose Gold 41mm on Strap.