Valuate Vintage Watches by Thin Lugs

rolex watches

For those who are interested in vintage replica watches, the problem that always arises when evaluating potential purchases is over-polishing, which is the main cause of thin lugs. This is no doubt a major topic when it comes to vintage Rolex, but it affects most fake watches that have been polished over the years. 
On the first check, the first thing the buyer notices is not the watch lugs, but the hands, perhaps the crystal. However, these lugs have a lot of forensic evidence about what happened to the watch over the years and are the most important part of the comfort and stability of the replica watch.
Comfort, because they are designed to bend in a certain way to “embrace” the wrist. Stability, because the lugs are where the bracelet connects to the watch, and the spring bars hold the watch on the wrist, keeping it away from the ocean floor. fake rolex watches
In fact, thinner lugs are impossible to make that, so your watch won’t stay on your wrist and it feels uncomfortable. So why is it important to talk about collectible Rolex? To this end, we must discuss the polishing process.
When a replica watch is polished by a local jeweler or the manufacturer itself, polishing a watch is the process of removing a thin metal layer from the fake watch. If you have a deep scratch on the metal, the only way is to remove the metal around the scratch, leaving a smooth surface.
See if the edges are very sharp and precise, especially on the bevel (top of the lug).Over the years, rounded corners on corners and edges are a very visible sign of many polishes, making collectors less interesting later. As a general rule, if you are going to sell a watch, do not polish it in advance to make it look more beautiful. Suppose the buyer wants it unpolished and can provide polishing if they wish.
To see if the side of the watch has thinned, see the reference picture for the time when the metal is under the bezel. Like the thin lugs, the thin case is not desirable for all the usual reasons and is not technically resistant to water. Look where I’ve marked the Rolex hulk down there
Based on all of this, the case’s lugs can tell us a lot about what happened before the watch arrived. Part of the joy of appreciating any dream clock is its precision; perfect angle and polished bevel as well as thickness matching sturdy lugs. To understand the mindset of vintage watch lovers, these elements can be as important as a good dial and the original hand. In fact, the history of scratches is always better than mediocre polishing before selling the replica watch. Then, they can make up for decades of history of the people who wore it, and what they did while wearing it and appreciating it. Who would have thought of them?

The Evolution of the Replica Rolex Datejust

Many times, the most important and reliable things in life are not the most exciting or discussed. Many of these items are so perfect at performing their basic tasks that their designs have hardly changed over the years, and they have rarely been the subject of heated discussion among collectors and enthusiasts. 
For Rolex, no watch in their collection captures that spirit better than the Datejust. While some of Rolex’s most famous watch collections are characterized by constant evolution and radical design improvements, Rolex’s evolutionary history is consistent with Datejust, and this replica watch is the mainstay of Rolex’s catalog introduction since the first three quarters of nearly a century.
In 1945, Rolex made its debut to mark the company’s 40th anniversary. At the time, the Rolex Datejust was the world’s first self-winding watch with a date window that switched automatically at midnight. While this feature may seem trivial now, it was Datejust that first introduced it and forever set the standard for complicated dates on a watch. 
The Rolex Datejust replica has remained in continuous production since its initial introduction, and it has appeared with a wide choice of different case sizes, metal options, dials, bezels, and bracelets. While the Datejust continues to evolve as Rolex continues to improve and refine its design, the modern Datejust watch is very similar to the watch that Rolex first introduced to the public nearly 25 years ago.
For further information on the evolutionary history of Rolex Datejust, check out our fake Rolex Datejust history page and be sure to see the attached video, where to go the entire history of Rolex Datejust, released in 1945, through the arrival of its recent update.

Underestimated Luxury Watches: The Rolex Turn-O-Graph

In this version of our range check the underestimate watch, let’s take a look at the Turn-O-Graph. It has long been overshadowed by more representative stable partners, but in recent years (paradoxically) it has gained a certain reputation precisely because it has long been at a disadvantage in the Rolex replica lineup. Collectors with drawers full of familiar crown watches eventually turned their attention to lower-key, anonymous products and snapped up a marginalized watch from what is arguably the world’s best-selling and most popular luxury watchmaker with a genuinely novel value that sets them apart.
Introduced in 1953, The Turn-O-Graph was the first Rolex watch with a rotating ring. In fact, the concept had been around for decades, with the original patent granted to Philip Van Horn Weems, an American naval officer and inventor, in 1929. Since the mid 1930s, the concept has been effectively applied to the replica watches of many pilots. Rolex itself created a prototype with this feature in 1937, called Zerographe, which is the brand’s only ever counter chronograph.
Turn-O-Graph has always been a useful component for a variety of applications, with its novel bezels relegated almost immediately to second-tier status because of (another irony) poor scheduling. During Rolex’s true golden age, it was a bad luck that also saw some legendary names such as submarine, GMT-Master, explorer, and date.
While it may have beaten out the first two ideas of spinning around, both the dive watch and the traveler’s watch have a distinct identity, which is missing from Turn-O-Graph. Even more unfair is that the first model is almost identical to the submariner in appearance.  rolex
As a tool watch, its performance was surpassed by Sub and the GMT, and it was not as elaborate or sophisticated as the President.
The ref. 6202’s contest ended in late 1954 with only about 1000 pieces. They include a small number of honeycomb dials, as well as steel and gold dials, making them the brand’s first Rolesor sport replica watch. Its replacement, ref. 6309, marks a complete departure from the Submariner -style book that became part of the Datejust family.
Internally, the first Cal. 743 was replaced with the Cal. A260 to drive these features. Interestingly, however, there is no name for Turn-O-Graph. That said, the bezels- now a new type of decorative painting known as “engine turn” – can still be rotated and marked every 5 and 10 minutes, instead of every minute as before.
In the era before digital timing, the turn-o-graph’s innovative spin loop was the easiest and fastest way to measure elapsed time, so it was expected that it would eventually be used in military applications. Soon after, a ref. 6309 found itself on the wrist of a pilot from the USAF Air Demonstration Squadron, nicknamed Thunderbirds. Because minute and second timing was crucial to the world’s first supersonic aerobatic team, the Turn-O-Graph was quickly adopted by the unit and became their official timing tool.

The TAG Heuer Carrera Special Edition by Hiroshi Fujiwara

Swiss watchmaker, TAG Heuer has a long tradition of collaborating with influential groups, and they recently partner up with the avant-garde Japanese streetwear guru, Hiroshi Fujiwara, founder of fashion label Fragment. The 54-year old, former DJ and now musician, producer, and designer is a big vintage  watch fan, a passion he’s indulged in for more than three decades.
Together, they have created the Carrera Fragment, official called the TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer 02 Fragment Limited Edition by Hiroshi Fujiwara. Even through the ‘Godfather of Harajuku’ may be best known for his experimental spirit, the replica watch that has created is a slightly modified redesign of the original ref. 2447NT from 1963 – a fitting celebration for the Carrera’s 55th birthday.  
The 2447NT is one of the most iconic vintage  watches. Released the same year as a certain Daytona, the two fake watches actually have some similar elements, such as their Singer-made dials and Valjoux-based movements. They both have the exact same baton-style hour markers and tri-compax layout for the sub-dials. The main difference lies in the bezels, the Rolex model famously engraved its bezel with a tachymeter scale, the Heuer omitted the surround altogether to make a cleaner, dressier look.
It may not be as commonly recognized, but the Carrera 2447NT carries great significance in the history of both fake TAG Heuer and sports  watches in general. Wisely, with all that legacy to work with, Fujiwara has only altered a few elements, in a way to enhance the retro appeal of his subject, rather than overpower it totally.
Put the two replica watches side by side, perhaps the most notable difference is the size. The first one is 36mm in diameter, the new one has a more 21st century friendly, 39mm case diameter. Except this, everything is pleasantly similar, from the beautifully sculpted and faceted lugs, to the large unguarded crown flanked by two simple pushers, all put into an elegantly-curved stainless steel case.
What protects the black opaline dial is a vintage domed sapphire crystal, with anti-reflective finish on both sides. The rhodium-plated hour and minute hands are filled with faux-aged, beige Super LumiNova, as are the tiny square hour markers. In fact, the only thing that differentiate it from the original is a pair of very unobtrusive insignia – the ‘Fragment’ name printed in small letters between the 4 and 5 o’clock markers, and the brand’s logo (which some likened it to two lightning bolts humping), placed right below the 12 o’clock.
The minimalist decor is a clear sign of fujiwara’s devotion to the Carrera, and earlier this year, fujiwara teamed up with bamford to launch a limited edition Zenith El Primero  watch.

Unique Replica Patek Philippe Alarm Travel Time 5520P

The popular replica Patek Philippe is doubling down on its aviation-inspired collection when the debut of the first Pilot Travel Time was still a controversial one. In 2019, the new Patek Philippe Alarm Travel Time 5520P pairs the proprietary dual time zone “Travel Time” function with a 24-hour alarm mechanism, complete with a striking hammer and classic gong. Now let’s take a closer look at this new fake Patek Philippe.
The Patek Philippe Alarm Travel Time 5520P sports a 42.2mm case in platinum by taking its design cues from the Pilot line. Surely, you will notice the quartet of crowns protruding from the case – which is one more than the maiden Pilot model to get use to the new alarm mechanism.
The ebony sunburst dial remains the familiar applied gold Arabic numerals filled with lume, the second time zone displayed via a second skeletonized hour hand, a duo of round indicators for local and home times, and a date sub-dial of the previous Patek Pilot watches. 
However, new to the Alarm Travel Time 5520P dial is of course, the alarm. Patek Philippe chose for a digital display for the alarm time placed on the upper portion of the dial, adjustable in 15-minute increments using the crown at 4 o’clock. There is a bell-shaped aperture to indicate on top of the duo of windows if the alarm is on or off, which is controlled via the pusher at 2 o’clock.
Below the alarm windows is a colorful and round aperture where white shows a daytime alarm and blue indicates a nighttime alarm. The hammer strikes a gong for up to 40 seconds at 2.5 strikes per second for a total of 90 strikes when the alarm is activated.
Patek Philippe replica had to develop the brand new Caliber AL 30-660 S C FUS self-winding movement to power it in order to make this Grand Complication a reality. Comprised of 574 parts, Patek Philippe opted to make an integrated movement to maintain a slim profile, because adding a module to an existing caliber would have made it too bulky.
The Caliber AL 30-660 S C FUS has a 52-hour power reserve and beats at 28,800bph. Clearly visible from the sapphire caseback is the 21k gold central rotor, which is marked with the company’s famous Calatrava cross and decorated with a circular Côtes de Genève pattern. You’ll find the fake rolex to ensure a big tolerance of -3/+2 seconds per day if you took a little closer look. The movement is perfectly manufactured and finished in true Patek form.

Unique Locking Bezel System for Tudor Replicas

The fake Tudor has just announced a wild new spin on the Black Bay after getting encouragement from a prototype military diver they developed in the 1960s. It is a Black Bay that comes with a 12-hour bezel and a new case shape defined by a four o’clock crown and a chunky bezel locking mechanism that uses a claw-like system fitted between the lugs, but not at all what we’ve come to expect from the form.
The newly-launched replica Black Bay P01 is 42mm wide in steel and comes only as shown on a proprietary strap that immerged with the special lugs and bezel lock. Water resistant to 200m and featuring a very handy 12-hour bezel, the case shape and the bezel locking system seem to be the most notable element of this new and particular Black Bay. The asymmetrical case shape is a considerable departure from the Black Bay form but thankfully they’ve chosen to stick to 42mm. The replica Tudor Seiko-esque crown at four looks good and should help to manage some of the added bulk on wrist.
The bezel is bidirectional but is held firmly in place by a mechanically-locking set of claws, one in each lug. While I won’t get an opportunity to try this system for myself until the next day, it looks like it will be interesting to try out. The system, which looks to add so much bulk and lug to lug length to the watch, is based on a prototype locking bezel design tested and created by Tudor in the ’60s. 
It is really difficult to predict how the P01 will feel and wear on wrist between the slightly bigger case, the distinct crown placement, and that bezel lock, but I’m excited to see it in the metal. While of course not as mass market as the standard Black Bay, the fake rolex watches looks funny and I really like the black dial and the steel 12-hour bezel. Definitely, this is one that needs a practice on your own, so stay tuned for us.

The Replica Stunning Omega Seamaster Diver 300M In Ceramic And Titanium

We witnessed a rather significant update to Omega’s Seamaster Diver 300M lineup in Basel last year. As you may recall, these updates showed us a new version of the ceramic bezel, a ceramic dial engraved with a wave motif, a redesigned helium-escape valve, as well as an upgrade to the Master Chronometer / METAS-certified Caliber 8800. One of stainless steel model, coming with the 42mm case, a rubber strap only priced at $4,750, resulting the Seamaster Diver 300M is one of the best value propositions in modern watchmaking field worldwide. With a thoroughly tested, highly water-resistant, chronometer-rated, a magnetic sports fake watch with ceramic bezel, it’s no doubt that it will spent you less than $5,000. How amazing it is!
As the coming of this version, which is expected to drop sometime in the spring, featured with a case made from polished and brushed ceramic, a caseback made from grade 5 titanium. The bezel is also made in grade 5 titanium, and the ring inside it is black ceramic. The diving scale on the ring is white enamel, offering a perfect contrast that translates to great legibility. Actually, there is a great deal of contrast on the dial as well, which is also brushed ceramic, though in this case the familiar wave motif is laser engraved in positive relief, which make the date window hided. While the core collection of the Seamaster Diver 300M comes with a 42mm case, this one holds 43.5mm. Additionally, a black rubber strap along with a buckle in black ceramic are equipped with this new model.
In my view, Seamaster 300 has the best appearance I’ve seen since the collection was announced last year. A steel Master Chronometer Seamaster Diver 300M with a rubber strap sales just $4,750 at present, while gold and steel variations on bracelets tag a high price at $9,700 surprisingly. Coming in right in the middle, this new ceramic and titanium option feels like a great value.
What make us interesting is that fake rolex its advanced technology, METAS-Certified family of calibers with Seamaster Diver 300M made from ceramic and titanium. Specially since the brand has been updated last year, the Seamaster Diver 300M has been really got behind from a technology and watchmaking standpoint easily as well as being a product with fantastic value, although I wished for a bit more on the design aspect personally. Luckily, this new model raises the bar, and I’d like to put it on my wrist asap, how about you?

Rolex Platinum President In Man Size And Lady Size

No matter the Oyster Perpetual, the Datejust, the Day-Date, the Daytona, the Yacht-Master or other replica watches, the appealing appearance of Rolex watches are suitable for both man and woman, particularly when Rolex offer more sizes for a number of models, women are more willing to wear larger watches that regards as men’s fake watches. Here is a couple of platinum Rolex President watches to meet demands of everyone.
The Rolex Day-Date has a typical 36 mm Oyster case made from 950 platinum. As you might confuse it with stainless steel or white gold, Rolex has special designs to discriminate between these metals. For example, fake rolex Day-Date  watches are produced in expensive metals only, instead of stainless steel. Moreover, white gold Rolex dress cheap watches constantly comes with fluted bezels and rather than flat ones.
The specific Rolex Day-Date comes with a striking and extravagant silver dial, the hour indicators are true diamond. Even though diamond men’s  watches will not appeal to everyone’s taste, diamond markers are an elegant and discreet way to wear them. Actually, the ten diamonds are to make way for the renowned calendar windows, day at 12 o’clock and date at 3 o’clock These look great if it is from Rolex, if not change the other direction when it comes to custom diamond dials.  rolex watches
While the Day-Date was officially named after the day and date windows on the dial, the watch’s well-known “President” nickname is from the bracelet. Featuring with its semi-circular links, the President bracelet was debuted on the first Day-Date watch in 1956, since then it has became an indispensable part of the Rolex President  watch. Truly the President bracelet of the rolex Day-Date  watch is pretty heavy because of the weight of platinum. No doubt a platinum replica Rolex watch makes its presence felt on the wrist.
Among the greatly different women’s Datejust replica watches, there are a distinctive set of watches regarded as ladies’ Rolex President watches. These exceedingly extravagant ladies Datejust  watches are made from expensive metals and are fitted with the desirable President bracelet.
The platinum Rolex Datejust watch is an extremely beautiful example of a ladies President  watch with an exquisite 26 mm Oyster case and diamond lugs. The ice blue dial is also striking with 10 diamond markers. It’s worth noticing that ice blue is exclusively for platinum Rolex  watches. As this is a Datejust, there also has the date window at 3 o’clock along with the typical Cyclops magnification lens on the sapphire crystal.

The Replica luxurious Rolex Sky-Dweller specially for International Travel 2019

There were huge community abuzz about Rolex at Baselworld 2012. It had been some time since Rolex series add a new model, as appearance of a new watch called the ‘Sky-Dweller,’ collectors were discussing heavily what type of watch it would be. As the most highly expected reveal at Baselworld 2012, the new Rolex Sky-Dweller crafted intricate sporty design and highly-advanced in-house movement, this timepiece drew most people’s attention and exceeded our expectations totally. 
The fake Rolex Sky-Dweller is a sumptuous watch, and shares a lot of aesthetic common ground with the iconic Rolex Day-Date President. What should be worth saying is, the Sky-Dweller adopted a brand-new, state-of-the-art movement, which featured a particular technology that allowed it to simultaneously display two different time zones, the date, the month and an annual calendar complication as well.
Local time is showed by the conventional hands positioned in the center of the watch, while a rotating, off-center, 24-hour disc displays the secondary time zone. In addition to, while the date on the Rolex Sky-Dweller appears in its usual place below the cyclops magnification lens, the months are also represented on the dial through windows placed on the outside of its hour markers. For instance, the four o’clock mark would represent April (the fourth month), and would appear highlighted until 1st, May.
Though a calendar feature was nothing refresh for Rolex, an annual calendar was something that had never been launched by the exceptional Swiss watch manufacturer before. Based on a mechanism called SAROS (the name comes from the Greek term for the cycle of the earth, moon, and sun), this highly-complex calendar can provide Rolex’s impressive precision and skill completely, which automatically accounts for months with different numbers of days, and only requires re-setting once on1st, March every year.
Since an annual calendar is not the same thing as a perpetual calendar, which also keeps track of leap years, owners of fake Rolex Sky-Dweller still need to reset their calendars. While timepieces with standard calendar complications require the date to be updated manually five times each year, once for each 30-day month, and once at the end of February.
It’s Rolex’s Caliber 9001 movement that creates all of these excellent and useful features, and seven of the fourteen patents that protect the Rolex Sky-Dweller pertain to its movement alone. Regarded as one of the most complex Rolex calibers, it offers 28,800 beats per hour with a 72-hour power reserve. Although the Caliber 9001 achieves the Sky-Dweller’s unique and advanced features perfectly, the bezel of the watch is used to set them actually.
Similar with the Yacht-Master II, the Ring Command bezel on the Rolex Sky-Dweller is linked directly to its movement, and allows users to switch between different modes of adjustment for the two time zones and annual calendar complication.The fluted bezel on the Rolex Sky-Dweller is not marked, but it can rotate to three different positions indeed. It allows the crown to have only one setting position through rotating, which promotes the setting process obviously. Without any additional buttons or pushers sticking out from the Sky-Dweller’s case, the date, local time, and reference time all from the crown can be set easily by wearers.  watches
The Rolex Sky-Dweller was designed to be the ultimate luxurious watch for frequent travelers, it was only available in 18k gold for its initial launch. However, Rolex replica has added both stainless steel and Rolesor (two-tone) options to its collection. Rolex has always produced tool watches, it’s no doubt that the Sky-Dweller is a top ‘tool watch’ for the modern workingman. As jobs move away from manual labor, it is becoming more and more important for a ‘work watch’ to match with a suit well, rather than being able to survive extreme conditions. Even if it may not share the same rugged aesthetic as the Submariner or Explorer, as for modern international businessman, the Rolex Sky-Dweller is the perfect ‘tool watch’ which plays an important role.

Largest Rolex Deepsea Replica in Collection

rolex replica watches

Rolex Deepsea is the biggest watch in Rolex collection to date. Although I don’t like heavy watches, this model is one of my best lovers among all Rolex watches. It’s rather heavy, though! If you haven’t owned a big fake watch before, this can be a little embarrassing until your wrist will get accustomed to the weight. After a while the fake watch will feel like it is accurately sized and weighted on your wrist 
One of the important differences between authentic Rolex watch and my Rolex Deepsea replica is the gradient dial. 2019 edition genuine Deepsea watch has nice blue to black gradient dial, while my imitation has black dial without any gradient. The word “DEEPSEA” is perfectly positioned and has the right green color font. Another problem is date display. The number is just not centered and aligned a bit to the left of the center of date window.
The bezel of this Deepsea fake watch looks like it’s made of ceramic, but the markings are not as deep and “crisp” as on authentic Rolex. I was relieved to get my knockoff with this kind of bezel. I was very frightened to get one with simple aluminum ring bezel – this would be a dead giveaway.
The case is a huge 44 mm in diameter and also very thick. This replica Rolex watch features helium escape valve at 9 o’clock position on the side of the case and the winding crown with rubber o-ring. The store I bought it from warned me not to dive with this diving watch. Their warranty doesn’t cover any water damage, so swimming is also out of the question.
Authentic Rolex Deepsea comes with Perpetual Calibre 3235. Rolex replica states that patented Chronergy escapement and Parachrom hairspring features of this mechanism make the watch resistant to magnetism and mechanical shocks. My watch does come with automatic movement, but there are no markings on it, so there is no way to tell where or by whom it was manufactured. But hey, the watch is rather accurate and the second hand sweeps smoothly and I don’t really care if it’s Swiss, Japanese or Chinese made mechanism.
Even though this fake rolex looks very impressive and you might not tell the differences at first sight, the fact that blue dial gradient is missing and the date alignment flaw are too obvious mistakes.