Harry Winston Histoire De Tourbillon 8 Replica Watches

Just when we gambled that Harry Winston might not be able to outdo its mind-boggling Histoire de Tourbillon 7 released last year, the renowned jeweler has just announced the Histoire de Tourbillon 8 – the latest in an ongoing series of tourbillon watches whose degree of complication and unconventional design seems to grow exponentially with each new addition. However, while each new entry had somehow managed to up the ante, the HDT 8 seems to recycle the bi-axial tourbillon complication of its predecessor, while now offering up a new time display with jumping hours and minutes, and some other aesthetic tweaks. It’s far less of a radical update to the HDT series than we’re used to seeing but remains impressive for the same reasons.

Now, before we get too deep into the inner workings of the Histoire de Tourbillon 8, it’s worth pointing out the obvious that Harry Winston might be more associated with jewelry than ultra high-end watchmaking in the minds of many. To be fair, the man (and more recently, the brand) has historically spent more time in the headlines as the jeweler of choice for the Hollywood elite, as well as former or current owner of some of the world’s most famous gemstones. The latter includes the 726-carat uncut rough diamond named “Jonker” in the mid-1930s, then the Hope Diamond in 1949, and more recently, the flawless 101.73-carat Winston Legacy. Within that timeline, Winston began selling watches in the late 1980s, but things really didn’t start to ramp up in complication until the brand opened its own manufactory in Geneva in 2007, and subsequently began producing the impressive high-complication series like the Histoire de Tourbillon, which we’re more than happy to gawk at today.


And speaking of gawking, there’s more than an eyeful to go around with the Harry Winston Histoire de Tourbillon 8 copy watches with black alligator straps as you take in the twin bi-axial tourbillons. Now, as mentioned, this is the same complication that punctuated the previous HDT entry, but it’s back with a twist. In place of the traditional two-handed time display at the 3:00 side of the dial, we have a pair of rotating discs – hours at 1:00, and minutes at 4:00, which “jump” as each hour and minute clicks by.


But the real story here, as it was with the HDT 7, is the twin tourbillons. Granted, little has changed since we last saw them – but the execution is still mind-bendingly complex, and a treat to behold, particularly when juxtaposed against a less traditional timekeeping display – an aesthetic that seems to more neatly fit the overall nü-industrial vibe of the watch. To the left of the time display dance the tourbillons – each of which completes a rotation on a 30-degree inclined axis. Nestled between that rotational movement, a second cage turns on its own axis, completing a rotation every 45 seconds. Within the latter, the balance wheel maintains a steady tempo of 21,600vph, throughout the watch’s power reserve of around 55 hours (indicated by the cone at 6:00).

The whole concept behind a tourbillon itself is to minimize gravity’s influence on the balance wheel, by actively subjecting it to the widest variety of movement positions possible. By putting the tourbillon on a second axis, and then doubling the complication itself, the balance wheel is placed within an exponentially greater number of positions, thereby theoretically yielding an even higher level of chronometric performance.


What makes the wizardry of the transparent case back Harry Winston Histoire de Tourbillon 8 fake watches so interesting, though, is not just that we have two independently operating tourbillons, both operating on two axes each, but that their mechanical operation results in a single time measurement. To ensure the accuracy of this single measurement, the HDT 8 employs a spherical differential, which maintains an average between the two – an average which is displayed in the form of the time to the right of the dial.


The case of the HDT 8 itself is made of white gold, the rotating time discs from aluminum, and the tourbillon cages and movement bridges from titanium. Dimension-wise, the Harry Winston Histoire de Tourbillon 8 carries its case sizing over from the HDT 7, which is by no means small: 51mm by 17mm. But bear in mind that the calibre HW4503 that houses the twin tourbillons (each of which contains 117 components alone) is 43mm on its own. Large? Yes, but at least there’s a justifiably large amount to look at here, even if it’s a far cry from being legible. In addition to the tourbillons dancing the hours away, the dial itself is a sight to behold – comprised of a single component with 13 different textured elements. Each of these textures is executed through a different finishing technique – from sanded, grained, and satin textures, to the complex honeycomb and engraved script pattern at 12:00.


Only twenty pieces of the Harry Winston Histoire de Tourbillon 8 will be produced (ten with the red dial, and ten in anthracite grey). We don’t yet have a confirmed price, if you are also interested in these delicate fake watches, you can refer ti it online.

Richard Mille RM 039 Tourbillon Aviation E6-B Flyback Chronograph Replica Watches Hands-On

The Richard Mille RM 039 Tourbillon Aviation E6-B is one baffling watch. I mean, I am struggling to fathom how and why this incredibly complicated watch came to be, who the 30 people are that this million-dollar watch is for, and how 95% of its functions can ever possibly be used if you are not a trained pilot. Still, I went hands-on with it and pushed myself to try and understand it a bit more, and guess what, it actually had a few neat details up its sleeve to sort of work as rewards throughout the process.

Watches. Since we watch enthusiasts see so many of them all the time, we think we can judge after a first glimpse. To start with an obscure, rather than explicit feature of the RM 039, this watch sort of goes against all of that as it exemplifies why giving time to your eyes to see, your hands to feel, and your brain to think is a good idea before jumping to conclusions.

We’ll leave the 740-component movement for a bit later and start with the bonkers exterior. Off the bat, the RM 039 looks ridiculously massive – its round-ish case measures 50mm across and 19.40mm thick. The way it feels is a different story, however. Give it a better look and you’ll realize that it is more of a 45-46mm round watch that doesn’t even extend beyond the edges of my small, 6.75″ wrist. Yes, the 50mm adds up if you measure the watch across its bolstered case sides, but between 12 and 6, where it really matters for wearability, it’s a perfectly round case with some of the shortest lugs around – a design element many “historical” brands could learn from as stupid-long lugs are still very much a thing. Notably, titanium case Richard Mille RM 039 copy watches are widely considered some of the most comfortable watches ever made and they either have no lugs whatsoever or very short and angled ones like we see here.

The case, like on any black rubber staps Richard Mille fake watches, are unbelievably well-made. Just look at that chamfer on the titanium edge one image above, or the heads of the spline screws that hold it all together, or the polished edge around the brushed pusher, or that ridiculously complicated crown and its perfectly flush pusher. Every single piece, just as we’ll see with the movement and dial too, is crafted (or rather, for the case, CNC-milled) as though it were a custom piece – which they, come to think of it, sort of are. The case band, the pushers, the sandwiched parts of the lugs, everything is individually milled from a block of metal, never stamped.

Here’s another interesting fact to consider: with only 30 of these ever made, each case-back, case-band, crown, pusher, bezel, and any other major component ever needs to be made 30 times over and that’s it… And while that many pieces could still be much cheaper to produce with a stamp, here they are all milled for a very, very long time.

For the case, after a turning operation lasting 1 hour and 40 minutes turns a billet into a piece of metal that other machines can work on, over 800 milling operations are required, demanding nearly 11 hours of separate operations. That is intersected and followed by meticulous quality-control procedures with the last one taking a full day for each case. The five pushers, their components, and the crown of the Richard Mille RM 039 Tourbillon Aviation E6-B require 10 days of machining, during which they undergo numerous tests for water-resistance and quality control, followed by the manual brushing and polishing of the entire case. That’s about two weeks to produce one case.

Richard Mille has its own case manufacture called ProArt that I visited here, but even with that capable handling of some of the brand’s extremely complex designs, there must be some suppliers needed to source the bezel, rubberized crown, and whatnot… And, since cost of manufacturing and final price has never been a limiting factor for a Richard Mille, they really can work with some of the best out there. It happens year after year with some of the quirkier mass-produced watch releases which require a special piece (maybe a special flange ring, pusher, crown, or weird logo), and said piece just stands out from the rest as the brand couldn’t find the right supplier. This is when said watches are called “a prototype” when we see it hands-on at its debut.

The RM 039 is not all looks and no performance either – it is, bar none, the single most comfortable large watch I have ever worn. Even if I had not looked at it, just the way it felt wrapping around the wrist was a joy and made it really quite hard for me to give it back – my other option was to part with my hard-earned, imaginary 1-million dollars. In all seriousness, while the case construction looks and feels like a million bucks (pun intended), I cannot accept that the overall shape and wearing comfort could not be replicated in watches offered for a lower price.

On a side note, although I have said it before (and will say it again): the more a strap is integrated into the design of a case, the better chance a watch has to be comfortable on the wrist – and now, look at that super deep integration of the strap on the RM 039. Maxing out the wearing comfort is the fact that the Richard Mille RM 039 Tourbillon Aviation E6-B delicate copy watches come with a tang buckle, not a stupid-thick deployant clasp.

Tissot Ballade Replica Watches With New Silicon Balance Spring

Silicon has many, many benefits for watches; anti-magnetism, longevity-of-life, temperature resistance, and not requiring lubricant being among them. However, because of the difficult-to-produce and fragile nature of silicon, hairsprings made of the material have typically been used exclusively in high-end timepieces. And that is why stainless steel case Tissot Ballade copy watches unveiling the Tissot Ballade watches featuring a silicon balance spring and COSC-certified Powermatic 80 movement at Baselworld 2017 is unusual. And the most interesting part of that announcement? It will cost less than a thousand dollars.



Tissot is no stranger to anti-magnetic watches. During the 1930s, they created one of the first anti-magnetic watches with the Tissot Antimagnetique. Ever since then, they’ve been using anti-magnetic components in their watches, so the next natural step would be silicon. That’s not surprising. What’s surprising is the price.

There are seven models of the small calendar Tissot Ballade fake watches, and while the three ladies’ pieces were reviewed hands-on here back in September, the newest “Gents” models are a bit more masculine with a 39mm or 41mm case. All cases will be in steel with a Clous de Paris-patterned bezel and inner-dial disc, which I find a tasteful nod to the 1930s style. Both the men’s and women’s watches will feature bi-tone rose-gold and yellow-gold-plated models, with the yellow gold coming on a stainless steel, bi-tone bracelet, and the rose-gold fitted with a brown leather strap on the Gents, and a white leather strap for the ladies. A full stainless steel case with steel bracelet is also available for both. Each piece has the date window displayed at the 3 o’clock position. While I would normally always go for a bracelet, I find the steel case on black leather to fit the Tissot DNA more than the bi-tone bracelet models. The Tissot Ballade is water resistant up to 50m, and all models feature a sapphire crystal and transparent case-back displaying the movement (sorry we don’t have any pictures for you of it from Tissot).

The Tissot caliber C07.811 Si, or more commonly known as the Powermatic 80, beats at a low 21,600VpH frequency, and is based on the ETA 2824 workhorse. And by “based on” I mean heavily modified. While this movement has been around for almost 4 years, the Tissot Ballade brings some upgraded components. The “80” in its name comes from the whopping 80-hour power reserve increase from the 38 hours of the basic ETA movement. Longer power reserves can be achieved in a few ways, such as slowing down the movement as Tissot has done here from 4Hz in the ETA to 3Hz. The concern that that means accuracy being negatively affected proves unfounded, apparently, as these are also certified chronometers, meaning they are accurate to -4/+6 seconds per day. So the COSC-certified Powermatic 80 featured in the Tissot Ballade also being fitted with a silicon hairspring makes for a welcome, unconventional, and arguably never-before-seen addition to a timepiece in this price range.



Why is this important? It’s bringing previously and otherwise unobtainable technology into an affordable market. Swatch, being the juggernaut that it is, has the resources, equipment, and channels to produce a silicon hairspring, fit it into an affordable movement, and reach more enthusiasts with higher-quality components. Being that Tissot is one of the largest producers of watches in Switzerland, this could open a lot of doors for the industry, and for Swatch.


With an 80-hour power reserve, and a silicon hairspring, I would be hard-pressed to find the same features in many other fantastic replica watches at this price point. Pricing for the Tissot Ballade Powermatic 80 COSC ranges from $925 for the stainless on leather to $1075 for the two-tone steel and gold.

Bringing Complexity In A Commoner Attire – The Rolex Sky-Dweller Replica Watches In Steel or Rolesor

A Steel Sky-Dweller… This is a watch many of us were secretly hoping for (we did) but we knew chances of actually seeing it would be small. Well, it seems that dreams can become reality, as here we are: for Baselworld 2017, Rolex introduced its most complicated watch – and what certainly is the ultimate traveller’s watch – in commoner attire; meaning a more casual look and more accessible prices. Here are the Rolex Sky-Dweller Steel ref. 326934 and Two-Tone ref. 326933, both of which come with more than just a material evolution.

What is the Rolex Sky-Dweller? Basically, it is one of the most practical watches you can think of, the perfect instrument for travellers or busy business people piece. It is a complex watch, with many functions, but not just for the fun of it. Indeed, as nice and mechanically interesting as a perpetual calendar can be, it has a rather subjective inherent purpose. An annual calendar however, which is much easier to develop and assemble, only slightly less precise and much more accessible, offers real added value, compared to a normal calendar. This is one of the functions of the Sky-Dweller. Add to that an extremely practical function for business travellers: the dual-time display, allowing you to keep track of home-time when traveling or another time-zone when you’re working with colleagues in another city/country for example. We all love the beauty of an integrated perpetual calendar, however this combination annual calendar / dual-time makes the Rolex Sky-Dweller fake watches with self-winding movements one of the most rational offers on the market.

With such a description, you might have envisioned an extremely complex watch – which it is indeed, being the most complex Rolex in the catalogue – however this complexity isn’t reflected on the dial. Rolex is Rolex and legibility and functionality are key. For the Sky-Dweller, the “Crown” imagined an extremely simple and perfectly legible display for the annual calendar. How many months in a year? 12. How many hours on a dial? 12. You get the idea. Next to each hour marker is a small rectangular window, which corresponds to one of the months of the year. The current month is highlighted in red while all the other windows remain white. Simple, clever, legible. Linked to that is the everlasting date window at 3, located under the no-less everlasting cyclops (a hallmark of all Rolex watches with date, even the Sea-Dweller now).

The dual-time function created some debate at first, when the watch was introduced, simply because it was quite oddly positioned on the dial. Rather than a 24-hour bezel (as on the GMT-Master II) or a dual-time window (like many competing brands), Rolex decided to equip the Sky-Dweller with a rotating 24-hour disc, with an off-centered position (yet with a look and fonts that recall the GMT-Master II). However, this display animates the dial and gives the watch a rather unique look. Plus, legibility is great – a triangle at 12, below the Rolex logo, points to the current hour on the disc. Local time is indicated classically by 3 hands (hours, minutes, seconds) on the central axis.

Another part of the Rolex Sky-Dweller’s greatness is hidden, however you’ll enjoy it as a wearer: the way adjustments are made. Combining the winding capacity, plus the adjustment of the date, the month, the local time-zone and the reference time-zone into a single crown should be too complicated in theory. However, recessed pushers are not Rolex’s style (bad for water resistance). So, what Rolex did is create a way to adjust all these settings via the bezel using a system that it calls “Ring Command Bezel”. Instead of pulling the crown in X positions or pushing small buttons, you simply rotate the crown in one of the 3 positions and then the selected function (date, local time or reference time) can then be rapidly adjusted in either direction using the winding crown. This patented “Ring Command Bezel” mechanism is composed of no less than 60 components. The best thing is that no one would guess that this classic Rolex fluted bezel is such a complication and that it actually rotates. It is clever, it makes adjustments easier and it improves reliability.

Rolex Sky-Dweller Steel 326934The top Rolex Sky-Dweller replica watches are powered by a specific movement, developed especially for this watch: the Calibre 9001. It is one of the most complicated movements that Rolex has ever developed. It is of course a Superlative Chronometer, it boasts 72 hours of power reserve, it features Paraflex shock absorbers, a large variable inertia balance wheel and the blue Parachrom hairspring (antimagnetic). And even with the Ring Command Bezel and the SAROS (annual calendar) mechanism, it is built to last a lifetime (and then some).

Rolex Sky-Dweller Steel 326934The 2017 Rolex Sky-Dweller Steel 326934 and Two-Tone 326933

The Rolex copy wacthes with blue dials have always been available in multiple versions (12 models, with 3 different golds, on strap or bracelet, with many different dials – rose, champagne, silver, black, brown). Yet, until now, every one of these models was manufactured in precious metals (white, yellow or pink / Everose gold) with prices starting at EUR 34,850 (yellow gold on leather) and going up to EUR 44,700 (white gold on bracelet). Clearly not what we would call a cheap watch, which explains why, despite all its intrinsic qualities, it remains quite rare in the wild. However, times are changing: the market is not in the best shape ever, stainless is hot these days, the trend might be more for sporty chic than for precious gold and finally, Rolex has a younger CEO.

Rolex Sky-Dweller Everose 326135

A 18k Everose version of the Rolex Sky-Dweller (ref. 326135)

This is why for Baselworld 2017, the Rolex Sky-Dweller copy watches with brown crocodile straps have undergone a significant overhaul. Two new references are added to the collection, and for the first time on this model stainless steel has been used for the 42mm case. Along with the Day-Date (and the Cellini collection too), the Sky-Dweller was the only Rolex model to be offered exclusively in precious metals. Those days are over. Two new references: the Ref. 326933, in Rolesor, meaning a combination of steel and yellow gold, for the fluted bezel, the crown and center bracelet links – which means that the price goes down massively at EUR 15,650. The second reference added to the collection is the even more interesting Ref. 326934, which comes in full stainless steel (case, crown, entire bracelet) with the exception of the fluted bezel, which is made in white gold (traditional for Rolex) – and here, it means that the entry-level price for the Sky-Dweller goes down to EUR 13,150, almost a third of the yellow gold / leather version. Quite an interesting deal!

The introduction of stainless steel is not the only evolution to note. Indeed, following the recent evolutions adopted on certain watches (Day-Date, Datejust), these new version of the “Sky” receive a redesigned, modernized dial. Say goodbye to the old-fashioned Roman numerals or the omni-present present Arabic numerals. The 2017 Rolex Sky-Dweller Steel 326934 and Two-Tone 326933 feature sportier and more contemporary rectangular indexes, in line with the 2017 Steel Datejust for instance. Combined with the cold look of steel and the use of metallic bracelets only, the 2017 Sky-Dweller becomes more casual than before (luminous indexes) and simply more modern. Some will probably argue that Rolex should stop with “maxi dials” (it’s true that the indexes are quite fat) but the “Sky” still benefits from this overhaul. Another small detail concerns the hour and minute hands, which are now slightly larger (to complement the new indexes) and longer.

Rolex Sky-Dweller Steel 326934The 2017 Rolex Sky-Dweller Steel 326934 replica watches are available in three versions – white, blue and black – and the Rolex Sky-Dweller Steel-and-Gold 326933 in three versions too – white, champagne and black. Not only was the good news about the much more accessible prices but also the evolution of the dial of the Sky-Dweller gives a fresh, modern look to a watch that was probably not the easiest to sell previously. You asked for it, Rolex brought it to you.

Hublot Classic Fusion Chronograph “SELECÇÃO BENFICA LISBOA” Special Edition Replica Watches

To commemorate the beginning of their fruitful partnership, Hublot have released the special edition “SELECÇÃO BENFICA LISBOA” replica watches with black crocodile straps. Limited to only 113 pieces to celebrate 113 years since Sport Lisboa e Benfica’s inception in 1904, the “SELECÇÃO BENFICA LISBOA” is one badass looking watch. As a football (or soccer) enthusiast, I think it’s wonderful to see watchmaking brands and footballing institutions coming together to create timepieces of passion, reflecting both the watchmaking atelier’s genome and the rich history of such an iconic sporting club.

 

Now onto the piece itself, and I must say, I am a fan. The black schematic theme that Hublot have implemented is quite breathtaking. I am a huge advocate of full-black watches. I find them versatile, good looking and super wearable. The Classic Fusion Chronograph “SELECÇÃO BENFICA LISBOA” Special Edition replica watches further reinforce my thoughts about full-black watches. But with those hints of red on the dial and black alligator leather strap, the whole piece comes to life. The 45mm wide, 13mm thick satin-finished and polished black ceramic case is a work of art. It’s a simple design that has resonated with Hublot for years now, and it’s one that we will identify with Hublot for many years to come. The bezel is also made of the same material as the case, and the uniformity of the piece comes together quite effortlessly. The matte black dial is simple and informative. The time function is where you’d expect it to be, the date window at 6 o’clock is subtle and welcoming, and the added BSL17 logo on the 3 o’clock sub-dial counter reminds you just how special this piece is.

 

Turn the piece over and the magic continues with the automatic Hublot calibre HUB1143. Ticking at 4Hz over about 42 hours of consecutive timekeeping, this calibre is in itself a workhouse. Imagine something containing 280 components moving along effortlessly while you go about the day. Therein lies the magic of any mechanical watch. The artistry and symbolic nature of the piece continues onto the back of the piece, too. Renowned Portuguese artist Diogo Machado has created the story of the Hublot-Benfica partnership into the ceramic. He has combined the representation of an eagle, motifs inspired by the watch’s movement, the red colour emblematic of Benfica’s club colours with the torn and overlaid images typical of his work to create a micro work of art at the back of the black dials HUblot Classic Fusion copy watches.

While I’m not a fan of Benfica, I do respect their heritage and what they’ve done for Portuguese football. I think it’s wonderful when such iconic and highly regarded watchmaking brands like Hublot take the time to integrate themselves in other passionate ventures, like football. Benfica join the ranks of Chelsea, Juventus, Bayern Munich and Ajax to be part of a family of footballing giants supported by a horological giant, Hublot. The Hublot fake watches with self-winding movements are interesting and well designed. The integration of Benfica’s motifs onto the dial and caseback adds that element of exclusivity to the lucky purchaser of the piece (no doubt a Benfica fanatic, too!). While I’m unsure of pricing (of which I will update this article as soon as I have it confirmed), I don’t expect this piece to be super expensive. A solid daily wearer with a touch of footballing passion, how can you go wrong?

Happy Birthday, Bovet! Celebrating 195 Years of Complicated Replica Watches

Today, 195 years ago Bovet was officially founded in London. Ironically it did not mark the beginning of the journey, as Jean-Frédéric Bovet had already had the foresight several years earlier to send his three sons to London, the epicenter of watchmaking during those days. From there the brothers would venture out and win the favor of the Emperor of China and his court, with their elaborately decorated pocket copy watches with mechanical movements.

They show off these decorations the brothers were the first to develop a glass case back. This sense of innovation lived on later in the history of the brand as they introduced in the 1920’s a pocket watch with a still mind-boggling power reserve of 370 days.

Since 2001 Bovet is in the capable hands of Pascal Raffy, who reinvented the manufacture based on its history. High-quality finishes and elaborate decorations are still one of the brand’s pillars, much in the same way as they were during the time of the Bovet-brothers. Raffy didn’t stop there and went out to create a manufacture for which complications became a second-nature, all bound together with a design that stands out.


Exquisite BOVET Fleurier Complications Virtuoso VIII Replica Watches
One of the watches Bovet is celebrating their 195th anniversary with is the Virtuoso VIII. It combines many of the historical aspects of the brand, such as elaborate engravings of the movement, and a generous power reserve of ten days. Bovet complements this with a big date function, as well as a flying tourbillon. Dials are made from black lacquer, ivory or blue aventurine, and you seriously wonder why Bovet felt the need to put “handcrafted” on the black or brown crocodile straps Bovet  fake watches, as such intricate beauty can hardly be created by a machine.


The Récital 20 Astérium is another way in which Bovet celebrated its 195th anniversary. Again, the BOVET Fleurier Complications replica watches with steel or rose golden cases will tempt you with a flying tourbillon, generous ten-day power reserve, and even an annual calendar, but that is only scratching the surface of what this Bovet is really about. Constellations are laser-engraved on a blue sapphire crystal and even coated with Super LumiNova, displaying the night sky with great precision. An equation of time indicator provides you with the correct deviation between solar time and time as we measure it. The back of the Récital 20 Astérium only shows part of the movement, as the majority of it is dedicated to showing the dates, months, seasons and zodiacs.

It is this combination of complications, craftsmanship, and eye for detail that have made Bovet one of a unique brand in the field of Haute Horlogerie. Happy birthday, and that the best may yet to come!

An Intimate Look At The New Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Moon Replica Watches

Two circles within one large circle: many of Jaquet Droz replicawatches with self-winding movements are based on this design principle, which has always resulted in stylish watches, which stood out, but always in a refined way. With the new Grande Seconde Moon, the brand takes this concept to the next level. Time for a closer look!


As the name already indicates does this Jaquet Droz display the seconds in an oversized way, by means of its own subdial at the six o’clock position. This subdial is, in fact, larger than the subdial that displays the hours and minutes and that is the charm of copy watches with golden cases.


For the Moon version, the second’s hand must share its subdial with a pointer date as well as a moon phase. While adding only the moon phase would have made the watch more pure in terms of design (another aspect Jaquet Droz excels in) the pointer date greatly increases the day-to-day functionality. By displaying the dates on a sloped ring surrounding the moon phase, it highlights this complication in a novel way, integrating the date function almost seamlessly.

Jaquet Droz Fake Watches With White Dials
Jaquet Droz Fake Watches With White Dials

The moon phase is, however, the real star of the show. Jaquet Droz offers the Grande Seconde Moon in three different versions: here we have the stainless steel onyx version, as well as the gold enamel version. There is also another one with a steel case, featuring an opaline dial. Jaquet Droz incorporates the different materials in a very creative way.

The stainless steel bezels Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde replica watches  have an onyx dial. Dials made from semi-precious gemstone are still rare, and that is because they are not only precious but also very difficult to make, as you have to slice off a thin disc of Onyx from a consistent quality, to make the perfect dial. For this watch also the moon disc is made from onyx, while the moon and stars are crafted from white gold. It gives this watch a very deep, rich, yet understated look.


The red gold encased Grande Seconde Moon is like milk and honey, with the case being the honey and the enamel dial the milk. Here the moon phase disc is made from gold, which is later on blued, featuring moon and stars made out of red gold. All models are powered by Jaquet Droz’s manufacture caliber 2660QL3, which features a double mainspring barrel, as well as a silicon balance spring and pallet horns.


It is surprising how long it actually takes until you realize that the majority of the dial is empty. It puts even more of an emphasis on the oversized seconds, as well as the moon phase. The top Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde replica watches also give you the opportunity to enjoy the enamel or onyx dial in its purest form, unadorned. Perhaps that is also the true strength of not only this Grande Seconde Moon, but all Jaquet Droz’s.

The Comeback of The Oris Regulateur ‘Der Meistertaucher’ – With Probably The Best Possible Display For A Dive Replica Watch

Think about it for a second… What is the most important feature of a dive watch? Its water resistance? Its second hand? Its bezel? Of course, it is a combination of these elements however, pro-divers won’t contradict me, THE ultimate feature of a dive watch is the minute hand. For safety reasons, the minute hand is key to calculate remain diving time and decompression stages. Oris knows about it for already some years and comes back with a new version of the Regulateur ‘Der Meistertaucher’, a watch intensively thought, built for pro-divers and with the appeal of its original display.

Oris’ reputation in terms of professional-oriented dive watches is not to be proven anymore. Think about the Aquis Depth Gauge, the Prodiver 1000 or simply the Aquis Date. All of them are sturdy, well conceived, purpose-built watches with real recognition as instruments by those who, in the end, have authority: divers. These watches were not created to be desk-divers (even if they might be often use as such… but that’s another debate). In addition to these, Oris has what I consider “a step further” for dive watches, a watch that not only offers the water resistance, the compliance with ISO-6425 standards or the required robustness, but that emphasizes the crucial feature of a dive watch: the minute hand, by relying on a regulator display. The copy watches with self-winding movements the Oris Regulateur ‘Der Meistertaucher’ and, for Baselworld 2017, Oris has decided to give it a facelift, accordingly to the new Aquis collection.

 

Why highlighting that much the minute hand on a dive watch? In fact, combined to the rotatable bezel, the minute hand is key to calculate remaining dive time and to measure decompression stages, two elements crucial to the security of divers. If you think about it, what should be the best way to have a well highlighted minute hand? The answer is simple: a regulator display. A regulator relies on non-coaxial hands, meaning the hour and minute hands are separated. The minute hand is in the centre, while the hour, an important feature of course but secondary when diving, is shown by a hand on a subdial at 3. This isolates the key piece of information for a diver, who can set dive time by aligning the minute hand to the 60-minute scale on the uni-directional rotating bezel. Other features of this display are a small-second (a running indication is required by ISO standards) and a date.

This feature is key in the unique charm of this ‘Der Meistertaucher’, not a new watch for Oris, however a niche piece that became sort of an icon (In 1999, Oris became the first watch company to introduce this traditional complication into a dive watch). To better integrate the exquisite Oris Aquis replica watches in the collection, the brand gave it the same facelift as the 2017 version of the Aquis, meaning a slightly slimmer case, redesigned crown protection piece, reshaped lugs and different indexes on the dial. Overall, the watch feels a bit more compact than before and also more modern.

The 43.5mm of the Oris fake watches with black dials are entirely devoted to efficiency: lightweight thanks to the use of titanium (for the case, the buckle and the additional bracelet), well protected, designed for divers, with a 300m water resistance and an automatic helium escape valve, secreted on the side of the case at 9, a rubber strap or a bracelet, both with quick-adjust extension system (to strap the watch around a diving suit). The dial also follows the same idea, with clearly identified hands, thanks to bright colors: all secondary indications are white painted (hours, seconds, date, indexes) while the main indications – hours and first 15-minutes of the ceramic bezel’s scale – are painted in bright red. This display is powered by an automatic calibre, the Oris Cal. 749, based on Sellita SW 220-1.

The new Oris Aquis fake watches with steel cases keep the appeal of the model, meaning the unique charm of the regulator (as being one of the only regulator dive watches), combined with a great conception. Complication is here used in one goal only; creating an even safer and more practical watch. This Oris ‘Der Meistertaucher’ is a niche offer but one that is really relevant. The 2017 facelift is welcomed, as bringing modernity to this proper tool. Price: EUR 2,900, including titanium bracelet, additional rubber strap with folding buckle and water-resistant case with strap-changing tools. Available in May 2017.

Julien Tornare Has Been Appointed The New CEO Of Zenith Academy Replica Watches

In January 2017, Jean-Claude Biver announced that he would be acting as interim CEO for Zenith, in addition to staying Head of Watchmaking at LVMH, Chairman of Hublot, and CEO of TAG Heuer. He’s a busy man. At the time, the plan was to find a full time candidate within six months, and now just three months later we’ve got our guy. The news broke today that Julien Tornare is taking over as the top boss at exquisite Zenith Academy replica watches after spending the last 17 years at Vacheron Constantin.

Zenith Academy Replica Watches With Blue Steel Hands
Zenith Academy Replica Watches With Blue Steel Hands

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Today, it was announced that Biver’s pick is Julien Tornare, a real veteran of the watch industry. Tornare has spent the last 17 years at Vacheron Constantin and worked at Raymond Weil for two years prior to that. Most recently at Vacheron, Tornare was in charge of the 13 boutiques in the Asia Pacific market, which he began after supervising the boutiques in both the Swiss and U.S. market’s. In an article announcing the news (in French), Mr. Tornare fully acknowledges the challenge that he will face at Zenith, where he will start at the beginning of next month. He was careful to stress the asset that Zenith’s history represents though and also mentioned that he’s ready to work in collaboration with Jean-Claude Biver, who has clearly communicated that he will remain deeply involved at Zenith for the foreseeable future.

It will be interesting to see the direction that Zenith takes in the next few months, and the balance that it will find between its historical pieces and the more contemporary designs in copy watches with white dials.

HANDS-ON: A Square Peg In A Round Hole – the Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Diver Replica Watches

The first Bell & Ross copy watches with black rubber straps I ever laid my hands on, back in 2008, was the Marine, an uncommon and somewhat unusual beast that took the brand’s trademark dial and transplanted it into a large, 1000m water resistant, tonneau-shaped case that looked like it could handle anything short of being run over by a main battle tank (and even then it’d probably only scratch the case a little). And it turns out that this isn’t the brand’s first foray into the world of hardcore divers (check out the Hydromax). The only issue is that these older models don’t neatly fit into the Bell & Ross family. They’re round pegs trying to fit in a square hole.

The newly minted BR 03-92 Diver has no such problems. Bell & Ross fake watches with self-winding movements have taken the instantly recognisable BR 03 case shape and turned it into their first ever square dive watch. The first thing I thought on seeing it was – why haven’t they done this before?

There is no doubt that the discount BR 03-92 Diver looks every inch the professional diver, as well it should, given that it has all the bells and whistles required by ISO 6425 – the international standard that effectively defines what is and isn’t a dive watch. There’s the crown guard, the 300m of water resistance, clearly different hour and minute hands, and of course that unidirectional dive bezel.

It’s still very much a Bell & Ross: square case with visible screws and solid rubber strap. What I find most interesting are the small evolutions, and the way the amended design plays with the brand’s established DNA. The handset and the applied luminous indices rather than printed Arabic numerals, for example, create a watch that is simultaneously familiar and unfamiliar. The introduction of this square diver is a smart and intriguing move from Bell & Ross Aviation replica watches with black dials, and I’ll be curious to see where it evolves from here.