Almost drowned independent replica watches brand

In early December 2016, the table altar news, the Swiss family business watch company Breitling replica will sell, if it is true, it will be in 2014, Athens was opened after the cloud of another heavyweight watch the acquisition case, in the case Swiss watch export data continued to decline more than two years, large groups, independent brands, the supply chain is undergoing new changes. Like Breitling replica watches such family business watchmaking enterprises in Switzerland, a few, they are independent, in the large group of market-led environment, “struggling to fight.” Formerly famous plum table, is a typical example, now in the eyes of young people, the basic membership has been unknown.

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Breitling

In the entire watch industry, after the aggregation of the brand group, is the most powerful force, and the top independent watch brand, then led the field of watches continue to open up new territory, the family business watch brand is adhere to the independent system Table faith, several shares of different forces to support the huge market size of the cheap replica watches industry. Although the watch is a more traditional industry, but in the market management, but not traditional, big fish to eat small fish game has never stopped. Late in the last century, the watch industry in the power of the strong reorganization of the capital, the brand was grouped, followed by a lot of powerful parts and components factory was also inhaled into the group.

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DD factory

Watch manufacturers, gear screw manufacturers, pointer manufacturers, winding and gossamer factory, etc., some of the core components of the manufacturers are firmly in the hands of the group, these producers are actually the lifeblood of mechanical watchmaking, so the independent watch brand The living space is compressed. On the one hand, they buy these accessories to the group, need to pay more than the group within the brand costs, which will allow their products in the competition of similar products, there is no price advantage. On the other hand, the brand within the group, you can get these parts manufacturers to provide high-quality components, some are not outside, in order to maintain the Group under the brand quality products. To this end, the independent replica watches sale brand can only seek other parts suppliers, or their own production parts, in Switzerland, the real strength of third-party parts suppliers continue to be acquired after the group, the number of reduction, can provide high quality Parts of the less, and the brand independent research and development production of core components, you need to invest a lot of money and research and development cycle, product prices constrain the cost, obviously this is also very risky. Switzerland is also raising its threshold for its “Made in Switzerland”.

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Holeley Caliber 110 movement

In addition to the scale of the independent watch brands such as Patek Philippe and Rolex, most of the independent watchmaking brand in the past few years began to independent research and development movement, self-production of most of the parts, for which also has been discussed , Arguably that self-production should be lower than the cost of procurement, the price should be reduced, but the opposite movement, the general price is higher. From the exchange of any, to the autonomy, is driven by the market, it will be a trend.

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Qiao Fu Fang grassland flagship store

In addition to the pressure on manufacturing supply side, independent brands are facing the same pressure on sales and marketing channels. Production of the fake watches online, and ultimately have to sell through the transfer of funds, but if a brand is not very popular with the market recognition, profit is not high, then the dealer will inevitably reduce the order. Rolex is so many dealers rushing to become its agents, that is because selling Rolex money, very few Yahuo, even in the case of recession, or someone to buy, than some other brands of the overall market sales pressure To be small. Breitling I remember should be closed in 2015, it is in Beijing Qiaofufang grass flagship store, currently only a few dealers in order to buy.

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Lei Mengwei

In addition to Breitling, the independent watch brand also includes plum, Amy, Raymond Wei, Hao Li, Bo Lai Shi, Ruibao, Chopin, Po Qi Lai, Boer, NOMOS, etc., Chopin and Baqi Lai In addition to watches and jewelry, as well as some other business, so do not say. These brands we must admit that their watch is excellent, although most of the use is still to ETA or SW movement-based, but both the design, creativity, quality, have their own advantages. There are also more and more brands to introduce independent movement, or more advanced movement products to enhance the brand’s competitiveness. But in the country, because the market and the group of the brand is not an order of magnitude, exposure, event hot marketing, brand communication and other aspects is relatively small, people are not enough to understand these brands, so only a small number of people for these brands Pay.

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In the sales channels, mainly rely on offline dealers, we are more common plum, Hao Li, Lei Mengwei, Boer, but Amy, Bo Lai Shi, Ruibao, NOMOS and other brands are relatively rare, even in the Beijing is also only a few stores, in such a situation, virtually increase the consumer’s purchase threshold.
Here we are always sympathetic to these independent watchmaking brand, they have a cavity to keep the characteristics of independent tabulation, to maintain its brand essence and freedom of creation, but also bear the upstream and downstream of the two-way pressure, so they strive to do To independence, to get rid of the full reliance on the third party, Rolex is their role model. In the past 30 years of marketization process, both the group or the independent brand, have been in full time, made to adapt to the market choice, and therefore can not simply use who is wrong to the conclusion.

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Boer table

Fortunately, in such a we do not pursue you have I have some homogenization of the times, personality has been constantly stressed that we are concerned about these brands. Bohr originated in the United States, is the end of the 19th century the United States one of the most important railway best replica watch manufacturers, and adopted the Railway Bureau to develop the railway table standard, witnessed the development of the US railways. Today, Boer still has a distinctive tool table characteristics, rough design bold, very American style, and BMW’s cooperation and it injected a light fashion sense. But everyone for Boer, the deepest impression may be its stunning luminous. Application of micro-self-luminous gas lamp, Boer table is the night of the wizard.

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Holey time

Hao Li also has a very distinctive American style, it looks very tough guy Feel. Howley in the 2014 brand founded the occasion of the 110th anniversary of the launch of a 10-day power hand movement watch, stunning table altar. Hao Li, whether it is a series of cultural Ye Hao, or Big Crown pilot watch Ye Hao, there are many very classic design, of course, very military Hao Li history also made for the army table, so many products, including diving series has a very distinctive military style. More importantly, the price of Hao Li watch, concentrated in the 10,000 -3 million, is a relatively close to everyone’s price.
Summary: the same stage with Boer, Howley, and Raymond Wei, Amy brand, Breitling fake is all these independent watch brands, relatively speaking to do very successful, many people will be comparable Rolex, because they are solid as the primary goal, have a distinctive brand characteristics, the price is relatively close. In a few years ago, Audemars Piguet has rumors in contact with buyers, but the fact that in front of Audemars Piguet is still the love of Peter So, stick to the beginning.

Reviewing the New-Look replica Breitling Colt

Breitling’s modern take on the decades-old Colt is true to the original, with features that have become hallmarks of the brand. Here’s a hands-on review of the new-look replica Breitling Colt.
Breitling replica cheap revamped its entry-level Colt collection last year with a firm nod to the original series, introduced in the 1980s. Like the Chronomat and the Navitimer, the Colt was conceived as a military watch, with an emphasis on reliability and readability. Its 24-hour scale, aviator-style dial and broad, unidirectional bezel have come to define the unmistakable look of Breitling replica watches. The new collection is true to the original right down to the movements. Most of the new models contain quartz calibers, which dominated the watch world at the time of the Colt’s debut. We tested the sole mechanical version, with an automatic ETA caliber. An ETA movement was also used in the original series.

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The new Colt Automatic resembles the Colt Superocean, which debuted in the mid-1990s and remained in the collection for several years. The new Colt replicates the old model’s screwable crown with protectors on both sides, pilot-style Arabic numerals and a broad, unidirectional bezel with engraved notches and raised cursors at the quarter hours. These cursors improve the grip on the bezel, making it easy to rotate even when you’re wearing gloves. They have become a characteristic feature of Breitling replica watches.
On the new Colt, the markings are precisely engraved into the satin-finished bezel, which slopes gently downward toward its outer rim. The bezel clicks through 120 steps compared to the 60 notches on the bezel of the Colt Super-ocean, even though the additional steps aren’t necessary for to-the-minute setting of a dive’s start time. The new Colt Automatic also repeats the Superocean’s 24-hour scale and rare 1/100s-hour scale, described as an “aeronautic hundredths scale.”
The Colt Automatic’s 200-meter water resistance falls short of the earlier model’s 1,000-meter depth rating, but still offers plenty of water resistance for a divers’ watch. A sturdy, stainless-steel case with a doubly insulated back helps keep the watch intact in deep dives. The Professional III stainless-steel bracelet is equipped with a safety catch and a folding clasp that hinges open on one side. The bracelet, the Professional III, can be adjusted at the clasp or by removing screwed links at either end of the clasp. The watch can also be worn on a leather strap or on either an Ocean Racer or Diver Pro rubber strap.
Any of these would make the watch lighter than the 194 grams it weighs on a stainless-steel bracelet. (Despite being relatively heavy, the watch is quite comfortable to wear.) The leather strap is pleasantly supple, but its buckle seems a bit rickety.

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In its guise as Breitling replica Caliber 17, the ETA 2824-2 in the new Colt is only moderately adorned, but has earned chronometer certification. The Colt’s average rate was almost entirely free of deviations when tested on our electronic timing machine with the mainspring fully wound and after running for 24 hours. On the wrist, the replica watches ran 1 second slow. This slight sluggishness persisted day after day, but the 1-second deviation falls within the chronometric tolerance range. Notably, there was a large difference between the rates with dial up and crown down after the watch had run for 24 hours. We also noted a difference in the amplitudes, which in the hanging positions declined by nearly 60 degrees within the span of one day. That is a large dip, but the average rate remained unaffected by the decrease and is commendable overall.

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The dial shows everything the ETA Caliber 2824-2 has to offer, including hour, minute, sweep seconds hand and date, but the Colt can perform additional functions. Just inside the hour ring is another scale, calibrated from 13 to 24, recalling Breitling’s heritage as a maker of aviator cheap replica watches and their standard 24-hour scales. On the flange at the perimeter of the dial there is a scale that divides an hour into 100 units. Each unit, 36 seconds long, is known as an “industrial” minute. This type of time measurement has various industrial applications, including denoting working hours. Three hours and 15 minutes, for example, would be expressed as 3.25 hours rather than as 3:15.
Minutes and seconds are indicated on a railroad-style track. The slim seconds hand, with an arrowhead tip, is the same length as the straight, faceted minutes hand. The tip of the hour hand extends just far enough to reach the inner edges of the hour indexes at 6 and 9 o’clock, which are larger than the rest. The hour and minutes hands, indexes and orientation point on the bezel all glow brightly green in the dark. The arrowhead tip on the seconds hand is skeletonized to allow this green glow to shine through when it sweeps over the luminous hour indexes.

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The time is clearly legible thanks to the watch’s clear, minimalist styling and the nonreflective coating on both sides of the crystal. The pale hour markers and hands contrast boldly against the background of the dial, which on our tested model was blue (the replica watches sale is also available with a black or silver dial). The dial is decorated with the brand logo, model name and information about water resistance. The date is shown in a window at 3 o’clock. To accommodate this window and its frame, the numeral 15 on the 24-hour scale is shifted toward the center, and there is no hour index at the 3 o’clock position. Neither of these adjustments affects daytime or nighttime legibility. A similar format was used on the Colt Superocean from the 1990s.
The Colt has appealed to a wide audience for the past two decades with its robustness, functionality and excellent legibility. By replicating these features on the new Colt Automatic, Breitling fake will no doubt perpetuate its popularity.

Omega speedmaster replica ck2998-1 absolute grail watch

After collecting and hunting down Speedmasters for many years now, I can say that my personal grail would be a Speedmaster CK2998-1. To me, it represents the Speedmaster in its best form. Black bezel, leaf hands, straight-lug case and caliber 321 movement. Unfortunately it took me some years to find out, and once I did, I also realized it had become very expensive.

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Omega Speedmaster replica CK2998-1

Only two years after the first Omega Speedmaster replica was introduced, it was time for the Bienne company to come with an update. Although the first Speedmaster, reference CK2915, looked quite similar to the CK2998 in some of its last CK2915-3 executions, you could say that the CK2998 was the first Speedmaster generation that has the typical Speedy appearance. Because of the black bezel and leaf hands, where the first generation was equipped with a stainless steel bezel and broad arrow hands.

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If you put a Speedmaster CK2998 next to a modern Speedmaster Professional, there’s no doubt that these are related. Even for the layman.

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Devil is in the Details

In total, there are a number of variations of the Speedmaster CK2998 and they were made between 1959 and 1962. So a relative short time. Some CK2998 models even date to 1963, according to their serial numbers, while its successor (reference 105.002) was already introduced in 1962.

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The variations of the CK2998 are indicated with a dash. Like this Omega Speedmaster CK2998-1, CK2998-2, CK2998-3… CK2998-6. Then, like later reference numbers with a year indication, there’s the CK2998-61 and CK2998-62. This means there are at least 8 different variations of the Speedmaster CK2998. At least 8, as some of the reference numbers, like the first series cheap Omega replica Speedmaster CK2998-1, could come in slightly different styles. The Omega Speedmaster CK2998-1 we have here today, is one with an oval O dial and a Base 1000 bezel. As always with vintage cheap replica watches, the devil is in the details and these details can be crucial for collectibility and, very important to some, market value.

First Omega fake watches in Space

The Speedmaster CK2998-1 is the first reference of 8, and was introduced in the fall of 1959. As written above, it looks a lot like the last version of the CK2915. Or, better said, like one of the transitional CK2915 models, as this reference normally came with stainless steel bezel and broad arrow hands. This CK2998 reference also inspired last year’s limited edition Speedmaster CK2998, even though the latter one had some funky blue tones in there.

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The CK2998 was also the first Omega in space, on the wrist of astronaut Wally Schirra. It was his own privately acquired replica watches and joined him on the Sigma 7 mission in 1962. In 2012, Omega introduced a tribute to the First Omega in Space with their Speedmaster reference 311.32.40.30.01.001 which is still in production today. Later on, Omega replica released this model in 18 carat Sedna gold as well as last year’s blue toned Speedmaster CK2998.

Oval O

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This Omega Speedmaster CK2998-1 has some interesting details, like the first generation black bezel with its ‘Base 1000’ scale and dial where OMEGA is written with an oval O. In the second iteration of the CK2998, the CK998-2, the O is round. The Base 1000 tachymeter bezel does appear on the CK2998-2 as well. The bracelet on this Omega Speedmaster CK2998-1 is the correct reference as well, 7077 with end-links marked ‘6’.

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On this specific replica watches sale, you can see how well the tritium markers and hands have aged. A beautiful dark yellow-ish patina make it stand-out.

Breitling Avenger II replica watches

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Available in a variety of colors, Breitling’s Avenger II carries all the properties a pilot could need.The Breitling replica 13 caliber movement powers chronograph functionality including a fourth of a second, 30-minute counter and 12-hour counter. Self-wound, the movement is comprised with 25 jewels and beats at 28,800 vibrations per hour. Additionally, cheap replica watches it boasts a 42-hour power reserve and also includes a date indication with the aperture at 3 o’clock. The steel case features a screwed-in back, unidirectional and ratcheted bezel as well as a screw-locked crown with two gaskets. The case measures 43mm in diameter and frames the predominantly black dial. For maximum night visibility, white and red details adorn the dial creating high-contrast. Finishing the timepiece is an option of three straps; leather, Diver Pro III, Ocean Racer or the Professional Breitling Avenger replica III.

Five Notable Cartier replica watches Under $10,000

Cartier has a long and distinguished horological history, and in recent years, the brand has assumed a leading role among manufacturers creating innovative and complicated haute horlogerie timepieces. At the same time, the brand has launched several notable timepieces at lower price points, many of which have in-house movements. Here are five models in stores now that we think merit special attention.

Cartier Santos de Cartier replica Santos 100

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To those familiar with Cartier fake watches history, the Santos name is practically synonymous with the brand name itself. In 1904, the famed aviator, Alberto Santos-Dumont, complained to his friend Louis Cartier about the difficulty of checking his pocketwatch while flying his aircraft. Cartier went to work, and his solution was almost certainly the first wristwatch created specifically for an aviator. The innovation allowed Santos-Dumont to keep both hands on the controls while setting airborne speed records, which were determined by measuring the time taken to travel specified distances. Santos-Dumont was so taken with his Cartier wristwatch that he wore it religiously when flying.
A commercial version of the Art Deco-style cheap replica watches launched in 1911, and today Cartier offers three collections bearing the Santos name. Our featured watch is the Santos de Cartier Santos 100, and it is one of the most recognizable timepieces in the world. Cartier offers it in two sizes – medium at about 44 x 35 mm, and large at about 51 x 41 mm (shown below). Both watches are powered by automatic-winding mechanical movements not manufactured by Cartier. The medium model in steel on an alligator strap retails for $6,500, and the large version is priced at $7,300.

Cartier Tank MC

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The remainder of our selections feature Cartier’s own manufacture movements. If you seek one of these, look no further than Cartier’s recently released Tank MC. The “MC” stands for Manufacture Cartier replica watches, signifying the movement’s origins. Dating to 1917, the Tank design has certainly achieved icon status. Though it follows in a time-honored line, the Tank MC is an all-new design with modern dimensions. At 44 x 34 x 9.5 mm with slightly curved lugs, the Tank MC hits the Goldilocks “just right” zone on the wrist, and it plays well with dress-shirt cuffs.
The silvered flinqué dial is exquisitely executed, and behind it you will find the in-house 1904-PS MC movement. The “1904” represents the year Louis Cartier  replica created the Santos cheap replica watches, described above, and “PS” signifies petite secondes. The 1904 MC calibers are constructed with twin mainspring barrels running in series to deliver more consistent torque over the 48-hour power reserve. The rotor is mounted on ceramic ball bearings, and it winds very efficiently in both directions. The movement is visible through a sapphire display back.
The Tank MC in stainless steel on an alligator strap with a deployant buckle is priced at $7,000.

Cartier Calibre de Cartier Diver

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The recently launched Calibre de Cartier Diver has received positive reviews for its looks, and its integrity (in both the physical and the moral sense). This watch is the third member of the Calibre de Cartier family, and in our opinion, the design codes work especially well in this iteration. The design is a distinctive departure in a sea of dive watch look-alikes. Some may feel that Roman numerals don’t belong on a sports watch, but in this incarnation, they tell those in the know who made this watch.
The Calibre de Cartier Diver’s case measures 42 mm in diameter, and it is only 11 mm thick, which is slender for a 300-meter diver. It is powered by the in-house caliber 1904-MC. Given the Diver’s resemblance to the Calibre de Cartier automatic, it’s important to note that Cartier fake watches did not simply add a countdown bezel to that watch and call it a day. That would have been the easy, and perhaps the most profitable, approach. Kudos to Cartier for not taking the easy path.
Instead, under the watchful eye of its resident horological guru, Carole Forestier-Kasapi, Cartier went much further than most manufacturers to insure that this watch has genuine dive-watch cred. Each watch is certified under ISO 6425, the official standard for any timepiece calling itself a dive watch. Among many other things, the certification means that every watch is tested to 125% of its rated depth before leaving the factory. Few manufacturers perform that level of testing.
The Calibre de Cartier Diver retails for $8,200 in steel on a rubber strap, and $8,900 on a bracelet.

Cartier Rotonde de Cartier Second Time Zone Day/Night

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It’s a rare day when you find a multi-complication replica watches from a top-name brand with a Swiss manufacture movement for under $10,000. I guess that makes today a rare day. This watch just recently launched, so you may not have seen it before. It offers a large date, second time zone, and a day/night indicator. The second time zone does not take a traditional form – it’s a retrograde display – so it may take a second to spot. Here’s a hint: that’s not a power-reserve indicator at 10 o’clock. This display can be advanced in one-hour increments by pressing the crown.
This new fake watches measures 42 x 12 mm, and the silvered dial is decorated with various guilloché patterns, giving it a rich texture. The hands are blued steel, and the fluted crown is decorated with a synthetic cabochon-shaped spinel.
The automatic-winding, in-house fake Cartier movement bears the designation 1904-FU MC. The FU refers to “fuseaux”, a reference, in French, to the second time zone. The movement consists of 230 parts and features traditional finishing, including côtes de Genève on the plates, the bridges, and the winding rotor.
The Rotonde de Cartier Second Time Zone Day/Night in steel lists for $9,650.

Cartier Tank MC Chronograph

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The chronograph is among the most popular complications, so we’re exceeding our $10,000 upper limit very slightly to include Cartier’s most accessible timepiece with a manufacture chronograph caliber. Indeed this is Cartier’s first Tank chronograph with an in-house movement. The case measures about 34 x 44 x 11.7 mm, so unlike the Tank watches of old, it makes a statement on the wrist. swiss Cartier replica is noted for its designs, but we think this watch stands out as a particularly well-executed example. With most watches, if you look long enough, you can spot a detail that is not right. That’s not the case here.
The movement is the recently developed 1904-CH MC. The “CH” signifies “chronograph.” Once again, cheap replica Cartier did not take the easy path by simply adding a module to the 1904-MC caliber. Instead, it designed that movement from the mainplate up to become an integrated chronograph. In stopwatch form, the movement retains its twin barrels, and it incorporates two hallmarks of fine chronograph movements: a column wheel to control the start, stop and reset functions, and a vertical clutch to assure smooth engagement. The movement design also allows the chronograph to run continuously without affecting timekeeping.
The Tank MC Chronograph in stainless steel lists for $10,300.

IWC Chronograph replica

“Streamlined core elements” as the IWC replica watches the most unique DNA, manifested in the nations of each large-scale pilot hours above. Further return to the roots of the pilot watch, the brand is an inexhaustible motive force for continuous development and innovation. In 2016 the new watch, the brand flavor of the triangle triangle, time scale number slightly bold, minute scale becomes more slender, these minor changes not only makes the dial more harmonious beauty and reproduction of the 1940 Classic charm of the table, the formation of the IWC replica dial on the exclusive landscape. The watch house editor today to introduce this watch, it is one of the representatives of the brand new money. Here, together to appreciate it (Model: IW377710).

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Remodeling pilot watch features

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Watch the show

Streamlined and practical is the pilot of the two basic characteristics of the watch, and these two characteristics are affected by the clarity of the dial. Womens Pilot watch in 2016 with a single day of the digital date display instead of the traditional watch the triple date display, making the watch more simple and generous, to improve the efficiency of time. The small five-minute digits on the outer minute circle are also omitted. The reason for this is simple: the brand to reshape the classic characteristics of the pilot watch – clarity, to ensure legibility in all light conditions.

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Watch case display

40 mm stainless steel case, the thickness of 15 mm. After polished grinding process after mapping out the fine steel unique exquisite, generous light, very beautiful. At the same time, the internal watch equipped with soft iron inner shell, can effectively protect the movement from the magnetic field effect, for the safe operation of the movement escort.

Graceful design

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Watch dial display

Black dial classic, stylish, giving a stylish, sophisticated and good impression. 12 hours and 6 hours at the standard dial at the dial to provide cumulative time, at 9 o’clock in the small dial, the red second hand to indicate the normal operation of the watch. Design style is different from the dial of the three small functional plate horizontal easy to distinguish, adding to the use of the efficiency of the watch, showing the superior charm of the watch.

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Watch crown display

Located in the middle of the replica watches online shell screw steel crown and two buttons after the adjustment is very coordinated, full of beauty. Crown decorated with the logo on the World, show the brand’s charm. And the use of  non-slip texture design, making the watch crown and buttons feel good, do not slip, to protect the watch operation is accurate and effective. In debugging the watch, there is a debugging aircraft dashboard both visual sense, giving an unforgettable operating experience.

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Watch ear display

Steel lugs after polishing the line is very smooth and natural, with a high ornamental. And watch the perfect connection with the bracelet, set off the overall beauty of the cheap replica watches.

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Watch back cover display

This watch only the bottom of the process, a good protection of the movement safety. Carrying 79,320 self-winding movement, full chain can provide 44 hours power reserve, waterproof rating of 60 meters. Carved on the table at the end of the old aircraft Ju 52 pattern, showing the million pilots of the traditional aircraft tribute to respect and respect, and give the cheap replica watches a good moral.

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Watch steel strap display

General this watch to Santoni calf leather strap, but there are elegant, full of steel chain security choice. Can well protect the wrist watch in the security, will not easily fall off. And steel chain models look more tough with the atmosphere, is the perfect combination of fashionable temperament and refined connotation.

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Watch the whole show

Summary: not afraid of the flow of time, IWC pilots always high-spirited fighting spirit and its own determination to the quality of the classic classic to pay tribute to the past. From generation to generation handed down the brand DNA is still timeless, in each new replica watches on the dial to put the classic glory.

Top 10 best read replica watches articles 2016

We have some evergreens that we keep up-to-date (like our Speedmaster Buyer’s Guide and Audemars Piguet Royal Oak vs Patek Philippe Nautilus articles), but in this article we will show you the Top 10 best read articles that were written in 2016.

1. Seiko at BaselWorld – The Highlights

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We know you love Seiko, we do too, so Michael did a write-up on the highlights of the new introduced Seiko models during the BaselWorld show. Not only their Seiko Presage chronograph with enamel dial and in-house chronograph movement (limited edition) was an amazingly popular timepiece, but also their price-friendly Seiko PADI editions like the “Turtle” and Kinetic models were amazing. In fact, the entire Fratello Watches team ordered one of these PADI replica watches. Amazingly well built and a lot of fun to wear. The new Grand Seiko Black Ceramic Chronograph was also pretty impressive but unfortunately these do not hit the European stores (any time soon), other than some ‘imported’ pieces. A pity, we hope to see more Grand Seiko in Europe (the US seems to have their fair share in the meanwhile) in the near future.

2. Oris Divers Sixty-Five 42mm

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Bulls-eye for Oris with their Divers Sixty-Five models. Introduced in 2015 and the design was actually ignited by the Dutch Oris representative (which makes us even more proud). As a vintage watch collector, he had the idea of doing a re-edition of the 1960s Oris diver watch. Oris came up with a beautiful 40mm design in 2015 and last year, they introduced a slightly bigger version in 42mm. In the meanwhile, we’ve also seen green dial and silver dial models as well as a model in bronze. Awesome. Oris, with its friendly price point, keeps it fun for collectors. The watch is also available with a rivet bracelet. In this article we actually compared the original 1960s Oris Diver with the re-editions.

3. Hands-on Seiko MM300 SBDX017 Review

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Our 2015 review of its predecessor, the SBDX001, is actually one of the best read articles of all times. But the review of the SBDX017 belongs to the Top 10 best read articles in 2016 as well. An amazing watch that several of our team members own and wear privately as well, both the SBDX001 and later SBDX017. The SBDX017 has been upgraded in terms of better lume and the case and bracelet have been treated with Seiko’s DiaShield technology. A coating that gives better protection to scratches. The 8L35 movement has been updated well, now using MEMS technology. MEMS technology refers to tighter tolerances that should allow for better timekeeping and less wear over time. An approx. €2000 Euro watch that is hard to beat by any other piece in this price range.

4. New Rolex Daytona 116500LN – What Changed?

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The talk of the town in 2016, the new Rolex Daytona 116500LN. You know those predictions on some websites, where they show photoshopped Rolex models they wish to come out. Some came very close, but in the end, Rolex is like Chuck Norris. They decide what’s best. In this case, a black ceramic bezel and black rings around the sub dials. In this article I wrote about the changes through the years regarding the Daytona and especially focussing on the 116500LN compared to the 116520. The hype around the Daytona was fading away a bit over the last few years, you could easily pick one up at a dealer. No more. There’s a waiting list for this beauty and if you want one now, expect to chip in 5K extra at a grey market dealer near you. It makes me wonder sometimes, why official retailers push this piece to the grey market, as they don’t need to. To be brutally honest with you, I really would like to own one at some point even though I am not a Daytona guy.

5. The new Rolex Explorer reference 214270 – Our Thoughts

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Rolex fixed what was wrong. The previous 39mm Explorer had hands that were simply a bit too short. With this new 39mm reference 214270, they changed the hands to decent fitting ones and applied with their Chroma-light luminous material. Inside, their in-house caliber 3132 performs within -2/+2 seconds a day on average, well within the COSC specifications and guaranteed for 5 years. This might be the best cheap replica watches money can buy below 6000 Euro. It has a long heritage, going all the way back to the early 1950s. The reference 1016 was in production for a long time and is one of the most sought-after Explorer references. Michael wrote an article on that specific reference, in my opinion one of the coolest and purest vintage Rolex watches out there.

6. Hands-on review of the Seiko SRP777 and comparison with the original 6309

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Another Seiko in this Top 10 best read articles overview of 2016. Even though the new Seiko Prospex “Turtle” collection was already introduced in 2015, they didn’t hit the markets until 2016. We even had the pleasure of giving one away to one of our readers. With a list price of just under €400 this really is a no-brainer if you’re looking for a mechanical divers watch under 500 Euro. The comparison with the 6309 showed the obvious differences, but it is up to you if you rather have the ‘original’ or the current version. If you want to actually use it for diving, the new model might be a wise choice. The original 6309s can be found for around 300 Euro in good condition. Just make sure it doesn’t have a replacement dial and hands and that the crown tube is still OK.

7. Hands-On Oris Calibre 111 Review – An Oris Artelier Timepiece With In-House Movement

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Not only the divers (Divers Sixty-Five and Aquis) from Oris got attention here, we also performed a hands-on review of the Oris Calibre 111 watch. An Oris with an in-house movement. Oris used to manufacture their own movements until the early 1980s. Then, as part of a buy-out deal with the ASUAG (now Swatch Group, who acquired Oris in the early 1970s), Oris was obliged to use ETA movements. It was an interesting moment for Oris to hear – a few decades later – that they could not use ETA movements anymore, but had to seek for alternatives (like Sellita). Oris came up with an in-house movement again in 2014, called caliber 110. The caliber 111 movement, as used in this model, was introduced in 2015. This Oris Calibre 111 watch is in price range outside (5100 Euro) the usual one, but we’ve been told that there’s quite some demand for them nevertheless.Top 10 best read articles

8. Speedy Tuesday – Omega Speedmaster replica Moonphase Chronograph Master Chronometer

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On one of the first Tuesdays of January last year, Omega introduced a new range of Speedmaster timepieces. The Speedmaster Moonphase Chronograph Chronometer (overview of the models can be found here). A watch that uses the new Omega in-house caliber 9904 movement, basically a 9300 movement with moon phases complication. Master Chronometer refers to the METAS certification, that we explained in detail in this article. One of the cool features is the photo realistic moon phase indicator, showing the actual footprint of Neil Armstrong. Our photographer Bert Buijsrogge achieved to capture the image of the moon phase disc showing so much detail, that Omega decided to use it on their own Instagram account.

9. Hands-on – Patek Philippe Aquanaut Travel Time 5164R

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The Aquanaut is one of Patek youngest collections, as it was introduced in 1997. It was aimed at a younger clientele of Patek Philippe and slightly similar to the Nautilus collection. The Travel Time model was introduced in 2011 and has been very popular ever since. Last year, Patek decided it was time for a rose gold version with beautiful brown dial (and rubber strap). A sports watch in gold always remains topic for discussion, but I am of the opinion that it really works well with some watches. The Aquanaut Travel Time is definitely one of them. Inside, Patek Philippe uses the caliber 324 S C FUS movement, based on the caliber 324 S C. It is a beautiful looking movement and can be admired through the sapphire caseback. The movement also bears the Patek Philippe Seal.

10. Speedy Tuesday – Hands-On With The Omega Speedmaster CK2998 Reference 311.33.40.30.02.001

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Our weekly recurring item ‘Speedy Tuesday’ is something we do since 2012, so this year we celebrate our 5th anniversary. Our Speedy Tuesday articles are very well-read in general, but this particular one on the CK2998 received an extreme amount of interest. Last year, Omega not only introduced the new moon phase model (see above), but also this limited edition “CK2998”, inspired by the 2nd generation of Speedmaster watches, reference CK2998. This was the first Omega in space, on the wrist of astronaut Wally Schirra.
With this article on the Speedmaster CK2998 limited edition (sold out now), we end our Top 10 best read articles overview.

rolex replica at baselworld 2016

Rolex’s Superlative Chronometer certification, redefined by the brand last year, continues to make waves within its collection for 2016. The brand is quick to advise every automatic replica watches within its range undergoes a rigorous testing process above and beyond COSC certification (which is also required by Rolex). In fact, it takes place after the movements have been cased to ensure any variation in accuracy caused by the casing process is accounted for. Following are a couple of new ladies models that I particularly enjoyed, and each is subjected to the aforementioned rigors.

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Rolex replica is introducing the new generation of its Oyster Perpetual Lady-Datejust in either yellow or Everose Rolesor versions or a combination of 904L steel and either 18-karat yellow or Everose gold. These models feature a redesigned case enlarged to 28 mm and a mechanical movement, caliber 2236, equipped with a Rolex-patented Syloxi hairspring.

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Rolex fake is also introducing a new version of the Oyster Perpetual Pearlmaster 39. Available in 18-karat Everose gold and set with diamonds, this interpretation highlights Rolex’s expertise in gem setting. The cheap replica watches is equipped with caliber 3235, backed by 14 patents, incorporating the Chronergy escapement developed by Rolex.

Pilot’s Watch Lineup (IWC replica and Breitling replica,Bell & Ross)

What an amazing week it has been in Rio. American Michael Phelps ends his record breaking career with 5 Golds and 1 Silver at Rio 2016 (an unprecedented 23 Olympics Golds lifetime total) and superstar sprinter Usain Bolt of Jamaica last night won his third consecutive Olympic 200m sprint, which in addition to his third consecutive 100m Gold, gives him a “triple double” and a shot at an unprecedented “triple triple” if the Jamaicans can pull off a Gold in the men’s 4×100 relay this weekend. But enough about that, let’s get to some replica watches.
With the Games of the XXXI Olympiad approaching their end, its about time for everyone to head home, and most will be flying. Which, along with the fact that today is National Aviation Day, brings me to this week’s “Buying Time” lineup, pilot’s cheap replica watches. Most watch enthusiasts will at some point in their journey covet this type of watch. Like many styles in watchmaking, there is no strict definition of what makes a watch a “pilot’s watch” but certain characteristics do stand out: large cases (better visibility) and large crowns (for handling with gloves on) come to mind in a historical context, whereas useful features such as digital LCD displays with flight timer and alarm functions represent the more modern version of pilot’s watch technology. For me it is simply comes down to “knowing one when I see one” and that’s what we’ve got today. Check ’em out.

IWC Big Pilot IW5004-01

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Asking Price: $7,995
46.2mm steel case, automatic mechanical IWC cal 51110
For me, IWC is often the first that comes to mind when I think of a Pilot’s Watch. The first Special Pilot’s Watch left the IWC factory in 1936. It was the start of a special relationship between IWC Schaffhausen and flying. Just four years later came the 52-calibre T. S. C. Big Pilot’s Watch, the first observer’s watch with a case measuring 55 millimetres in diameter and an instrument-inspired appearance. Its design was to provide IWC with the inspiration for the Mark 11, produced from 1948 onwards. This, the best known of the Pilot’s Watches from the Schaffhausen-based manufacturer, was originally built for the Royal Air Force and has been in constant use for more than 30 years. In 2003, IWC launched the first Pilot’s Watch series named after the legendary British aircraft, the Spitfire. Since 2006, IWC replica has unveiled a series of Pilot’s Watch special editions in honour of the outstanding books and life’s work of the French author and pilot Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. In 2007, for the first time ever, a replica watche sale bearing the name TOP GUN joined the IWC Pilot’s Watch lineup. In 2012, IWC’s year of the Pilot’s Watches, the TOP GUN collection became a dedicated line in the Pilot’s Watch family. For the first time ever, it included the Miramar models with their authentic military design. This IWC Big Pilot’s Ref 5004 in many ways represents the quintessential Pilot’s watch. The Ref 5004 was replaced in 2016 by the Ref 5009, though the differences between the two are fairly subtle.

Breitling replica Cockpit B50 Night Mission VB501022/BD41

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Asking Price: $5,750
46mm titanium case with black finish, quartz multifunction caliber
This Breitling Cockpit 50 quartz multifunction watch on rubber strap perhaps speaks to the more pragmatic pilot’s watch buyer. The Breitling replica watches Caliber B50 powers both an analog and digital-display specially developed for aviation. It’s 46mm titanium case with black finish makes this the “Night Mission” version. Great look, great functionality.

Bell & Ross BR01-93 GMT

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Asking Price: $2,995
46mm steel case with black finish
Bell & Ross draws heavily on cockpit instruments to inspire its watch designs. The BR 01-93 is a very legible watch (with a great lume shot), with an orange GMT hand to mark a second timezone. The automatic mechanical movement is the 2893 calibre from ETA. Despite its large 46mm square case, the cheap replica watches is fairly thin at 10.3mm and lays surprisingly flat on the wrist. This watch is currently offered on Bell & Ross’s e-boutique at $5,000. This pre-owned piece is offered at 40% less than that.

IWC launched the Portuguese series of double-chronograph chronograph

Recently, the Swiss watchmakers Schaffhausen IWC replica for the three cities of Milan, Paris and Munich, in particular, launched three limited edition Portuguese series of dual-chronograph chronograph, following the first in 1995 after the advent of IWC Portugal replica watches series double Chasing chronograph once again interpretation of the senior tabulation legend. The highlight of the three extraordinary timepieces is the addition of a third button to start and stop the needle, so in addition to the traditional timing function, you can also measure two different short periods, accurate to seconds.

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1995, IWC introduced the first Portuguese series of two-chronograph chronograph (Model: 3712), cleverly integrated Portuguese series of elegant design and sporty dual timing function, which can measure two short periods, called the pioneer Innovation for. IWC fake watches chief executive Georges Kern said: “Portugal series of dual-chronograph chronograph is not only IWC cheap replica watches superb mechanical process of the model, is also a fashion icon in the eyes of the works.” With this feature Of the first table was released in 2006, and now return again. 2016, IWC effort to create three special limited edition timepieces, re-interpretation of this classic series, at the same time pay tribute to the brand in three European cities set up boutique stores.
The three special limited edition special is that each table are engraved at the end of the extraordinary significance of the pattern. Milan special edition engraved on the bottom of the special limited edition number “Biscione” grass snake pattern, which is not only the Visconti family logo, but also a symbol of the city of Milan logo; Paris special edition engraved in the special edition table on the Paris Peace Avenue (Rue de La Paix) and the Latin motto “Flvctvat Nec Mergitvr”, highlighting the cultural spirit of the city of Paris; the special edition of the Munich store is engraved with the iconic architecture of the Church of Our Lady of Munich, Is one of the city’s major landmarks.

The chronograph second hand can be synchronized instantaneously with the chronograph master stitch

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In addition to the traditional timing function, the double chronograph also equipped with double chronograph timing mechanism. Dial center with two stacked chronograph pointer, start the timing function after the start of synchronous operation. Press the third button in the 10 o’clock position. The upper pointer stops and the lower pointer continues to operate until the stop button at the 2 o’clock position is pressed. This allows two different short periods to be measured at the same time. Press the button again, regardless of the needle in a still or motion state, will instantly catch up with the timing of the main needle, to keep running simultaneously.
IWC Portugal replica series of two-chronograph chronograph Milan store special edition and the Paris store special edition has been in IWC milan store and IWC Paris Peace Avenue store for sale; Munich store special edition is expected to 2017 spring landing IWC fak watches Munich store. Watch enthusiasts can immediately send e-mail to IWC Customer Service Center register purchase intention.

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Portugal series double chronograph Milan special store special edition

Model: IW371215
Diameter 40.9 mm, red gold case, waterproof 3 bar
76240-type self-made manual chronograph movement, power reserve 44 hours
Hour, minute, second, double-chronograph, tachymeter and range finder
Black alligator strap
The global limit of 100

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Portugal series of double-chronograph Paris special store special edition

Model: IW371216
Diameter 40.9 mm, stainless steel case, water-resistant to 3 bar
76240-type self-made manual chronograph movement, power reserve 44 hours
Hours, minutes, seconds, and dual-chronograph mechanism
Black alligator strap
The world limited 250

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Portugal series of double-chronograph Munich special store special edition

Model Number: IW371217
Diameter 40.9 mm, stainless steel case, water-resistant to 3 bar
76240-type self-made manual chronograph movement, power reserve 44 hours
Hours, minutes, seconds, and dual-chronograph mechanism
Blue crocodile leather strap
The world limited 250