Monthly Archives: January 2017

Cartier Rotonde Replica Watch

As the watch world gears up for the 2017 Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, Cartier has quietly begun to announce their plans for the luxury timepiece exhibition held in Geneva every year. While they certainly aren’t strangers to the fine watchmaking arena, Cartier is typically known for their rich history as a company that produces and distributes a wide variety of luxury goods. Still, we all know that there’s always more to the story when it comes to their watches. For 2017, Cartier has announced a series of three highly ambitious watches including the Cartier Rotonde Replica Watches De Cartier Mysterious Hour Skeleton Watch we see here. It’s a piece that pushes a generally conservative watch concept into new territory while showcasing Cartier’s classical mystery clock design elements.

At first glance, we see that the watch is built upon the brand’s established Rotonde de Cartier design. You’ll find no tourbillon, no minute repeater, and a wealth of crafty skeletonization work that’s sure to wow anyone that manages to get their hands on it. Although the watch isn’t necessarily sporty, Cartier Replica Watches has announced that the palladium case will be 42mm in diameter, which makes it quite generous and comfortable for most wearers. Also, at 11.9mm thick, the watch should have no issue in terms of balance. Inside of the watch beats Cartier’s caliber 9983 MC hand-wound movement, which is quite visible thanks to the extensive skeletonization that also makes up a set of Roman numeral hour markers.

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Over at 9 o’clock, we have a large sub-dial that’s proudly built in the style of Cartier’s mystery clock design that started over a century ago. It’s comprised of two small sapphire discs with fitted white hands and nothing else. Each disc is affixed to the movement and tracks independently of the other to indicate hours and minutes. Although the idea may appear simple, Cheap Cartier Replica seems to have kept the specifics behind the mechanics a secret. So although a great deal of the movement is visible, the connection to those mystery sapphire discs is relatively obscured. It’s this aesthetic combination of secrecy and openness that really sets the watch apart from the others in their SIHH 2017 announcement.

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Another feature worth noting is the cabochon sapphire crown, which is just classic Cartier. In a way, it ties the whole design together and serves as a subtle way of reminding the wearer that this is an ornate, high-end Cartier Replica from a brand that really dominates in the world of jewelry.

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Breitling Chronoliner Blacksteel Replica Watch

I amquite fond of the Chronoliner watch that was launched last year by Breitling. It wasn’t Breitling’s first vintage-inspired watch, of course – there’s the entire Transocean collection for that – but I thought that the Chronoliner offered a better mix of vintage-inspired looks and modern toughness and reliability. At this point, I would like to draw your attention to the ceramic bezel, which as I’m sure most readers will know, is virtually scratch- and fade-proof. Plus, the bezel rotates, which means the Breitling Replica Watches Chronoliner is capable of tracking up to three time zones simultaneously – a big plus for functionality. For this year, Breitling has updated the looks with an all-black version called – quite aptly, I might add – the Breitling Chronoliner Blacksteel.

The new Breitling Chronoliner Blacksteel that you see here is essentially a blacked-out version of the original Chronoliner that debuted last year. The case is still crafted out of steel, but it has been given a carbon-based treatment which makes it black but, more importantly, also makes it more resistant to the rigors of daily wear. The case size and thickness are both unchanged at 46mm and 15.95mm, respectively, which means that the Breitling Chronoliner Blacksteel is a big, chunky watch but not out of the norm by Breitling standards. It has also retained the black bidirectional ceramic bezel and vintage-style pushers which I love. Water resistance is 100m, which is only fitting for a sports watch.What has changed, however, is the dial, hands, and strap. Instead of the “panda” dial with cream-white subdials, the Breitling Chronoliner Blacksteel has, you guessed it, an all-black dial. That said, legibility isn’t hampered because the subdials are slightly recessed and come in a slightly lighter shade.The other major change is the strap. While the Chronoliner was offered in a choice of Breitling’s Ocean Classic mesh strap or a Navitimer style steel bracelet, the Breitling Swiss Replica will be offered with a rather unusual rubber strap that has been designed to mimic the look of mesh straps. Breitling calls this the Rubber Aero Classic rubber strap.

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Finally, the hands have been given a blacked-out treatment as well, but legibility doesn’t seem to have been adversely affected since the hands and hour markers have generous amounts of luminescence on them. That said, the Best Replica Breitling hand does seem to be a little difficult to spot since it’s so small, but this is a problem that’s carried over from the older Chronoliner.

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Inside, the Breitling Chronoliner Blacksteel is powered by the Breitling 24 caliber, which is really Breitling-speak for a Valjoux 7754. It combines the chronograph function with a GMT module, and it’s a time-tested movement that we have no complaints about. Along with the 24-hour markings on the dial and the bidirectional bezel, as noted, this means that the Breitling Replica Watches Reviews Chronoliner Blacksteel can track time in up to three timezones simultaneously. Power reserve is an adequate 42 hours. And since it’s a Brielting, the watch is of course chronometer-certified by COSC, so accuracy shouldn’t be an issue.

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