Limited Edition Watch Series:Hamilton Intra-matic 68 Autochrono Replica

Hamilton men's replica jumps in the bandwagon of the vintage inspired chronographs, with Tudor, Tag Heuer, Omega Speedy Tuesday and more. The Heuer Autavia is the most recent hype, admist a grand slew of other three hand vintage inspired timepieces. Recall the Grand Seiko 1960 remakes, and more…

The replica watch is sized at 42 mm, cased in stainless steel and is pretty thick. It comes complete with a closed caseback with a circular H monogramming fashion. Similarly styled to the original, it takes on design cues from the 60s, with tapered lugs and pump pushers. The crown is embossed with the old-school H insignia, also seen on the dial.

The replica watch is fit with a domed sapphire crystal instead of a raised one, which many brands are using for the plexi glass effect. Perhaps due to the already super thick (relatively speaking) case profile, adding a raised dome crystal will add to unnecessary heft. Although, having plexi glass on a slim vintage chronograph, preferably manual winding, with column wheel actuation, is the real reason for living isn’t it?

The dial looks great. Well designed, accurately replicated font in the spirit of the original, with a nice reverse panda configuration. Though having seen the Longines Heritage monopusher collections over the last couple of years, competing against that high benchmark will not come easy. The layout is as expected of a bicompax configuration, well balanced, and traditional. The hour and minutes hands are finely polished and well contrasted with the white seconds hand Best Swiss Replica Watches Online

The caseback says, “Hey look, this is a Hamilton!”. Just in case you misread, here’s a thousand Hs. Perhaps too comical, and in an unfortunate or fortunate association with another H brand, one remembers a more flamboyant and flashy brand association rather than a portrayal of class or subtlety. Even if not for subtlety, some tool replica watch inspiration would say no to giant Hs or Is. Though some reviews have said, it was a good thing to hide the modified 7750 instead of a see-through caseback, one could only wish that the caseback was designed as tastefully as the dial side was. For instance, a snap on brushed steel caseback, with just the numbering, x/1968. How classy that would look… But that’s just an opinion.


A Review Of Patek Philippe 5270 Perpetual Calendar Chronograph Blue Dial Replica

Patek Philippe men's replica has been associated with perpetual calendar chronographs for several decades now. Not only was Patek the first to unite both complications in a wristreplica watch (with the ref. 151😎, but the brand even added, in some references, a split-seconds function or a minute repeater to this already prestigious package. At the 2014 Baselworld replica watch fair, Patek introduced a new color to its “entry-level” perpetual calendar chronograph, a white gold case with a blue dial. We at Monochrome replica watches were quite fortunate to get our hands on this Patek Philippe (Ref. 5270).

It’s quite difficult to imagine, but the Patek Philippe 5270 is actually the simplest Philippe perpetual calendar chronograph Replica of the collection; keep in mind that the two other references with these complications also feature a split-second (ref. 5204) or a minute repeater (ref. 520😎. Clearly, though, the 5270 is not a simple replica watch. It is the latest edition in a long lineage that began with the reference 1518, the world’s first perpetual calendar chronograph, introduced in the middle of the 1940s. This extremely rare bird was produced for only 13 years, in 281 pieces, and features a movement based on a Valjoux ébauche but highly modified and adorned with the Geneva Seal. A few years later, during the early 1950s, Patek Philippe launched the Reference 2499, an improved edition of the perpetual calendar chronograph. Very similar in design, the 3970 and the 5970 came after that, with minor improvements and updated shapes. But in 2011, the 5270 added something very interesting to this classical model: an in-house movement. No more Valjoux or Lemania base here, but instead pure Patek Philippe.

Make no mistake about this Patek Philippe 5270. Even if it looks very similar to the previous reference, nothing is the same. The design, layout, movement, case, size… everything is new, but remains classical. Patek Philippe chose not to break the codes, but intended to improve and modernize an icon, when it introduced this reference in 2011 with a silver-white dial. Now, in 2014, Patek Philippe has come out with new dials, including the blue one we had the chance to handle for a few hours.

Before this new reference debuted, Patek Philippe would usually power its chronographs with a Lemania-based movement, Caliber 27-70. Even if that ébauche was deeply modified, both on the technical and finishing fronts, Patek at one point decided it couldn’t outsource anymore in an era in which the term “in-house” has gained so much importance. So the brand created a fully home-made movement, developed and manufactured in-house – i.e., a manufacture movement. Patek Philippe Caliber CH 29-535 PS Q is a 32-mm manually wound engine that is impressive not only because of its complications, but also because of the quality of its finishing. As with every modern Patek Philippe replica watch, it is adorned with the Patek Philippe Seal. As we told you recently, the strictest of quality control standards are exerted in the manufacturing of every single component of the replica watch – the movement, the case, dial, hands, et al. – with rigorous standards applied to form, function, and accuracy.

A close look allows us to see the polished, beveled angles of the bridges and of the levers; the straight graining of the several elements that compose the chronograph; the polished screw heads and slots; several gold chatons; and Geneva stripes that continue from one bridge to another. The beauty of this movement also comes from its pleasantly deep layout, which permits viewing of all the gears’ and levers’ motions when activating the pushers. Some long-term Patek Philippe’s collectors may prefer the older Lemania’s bridges, but this one is actually very nice, too. The chronograph does (of course) use a column wheel with a vertical clutch for its engagement – the column wheel is, as is usual with Patek Philippe, hidden by a protective cap (that you can see on the photo above, in the lower part of the movement). The chronograph itself is very classical, with a bi-compax architecture displaying the measured seconds with a central hand, the minutes in a subdial at 3 o’clock and the running second in a subdial at 9 o’clock. Finally, it comes with the precise Gyromax balance wheel, using a free sprung architecture.


Take A Look At The Breguet Héritage Grande Date 5410 Replica

The Héritage line by Breguet gives a 21st century twist to a classic repertoire, curved along two axes in a “tonneau” or barrel shape ensuring a perfect fit on the wrist.
This year, Breguet Men's Replica broadens the range of complications with the Héritage Grande Date 5410 Replica model. This new model rounds out the collection composed of both men’s and ladies’ replica watches. The large date thus joins existing complications such as a chronograph, a tourbillon and a retrograde moon phase.

The date indication enthroned at 12 o’clock enlivens a finely crafted silvered gold face reflecting the double curvature of the case, clothed in 18-carat rose or white gold, and measuring 45 x 32 mm. Delicate engine-turned motifs create a wealth of structural and depth effects. The chapter ring, bearing large transferred Roman numerals coated with a luminescent substance, surrounds the minute scale on which run luminescent Breguet open-tipped hands in blued steel. These indications are complemented by a small seconds subdial at 6 o’clock.

The new Héritage Grande Date 5410 Replica model houses Calibre 5166, a self-winding movement endowed with the technological innovations in the field of materials achieved by Breguet over the past years. A silicon balance-spring notably enhances the model’s performance, endowing it with exceptional precision and reliability.


Show You The Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Métropolitane Sélène Replica

Let me introduce you to the Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Métropolitane Sélène Replica. It's an automatic ladies’ piece by Parmigiani Fleurier that was released almost a year ago. I was finally able to spend some time with this replica watch, and, try as I might, I can’t quite identify with it. Maybe I'm jaded, maybe I'm asking for too much, or maybe I'm just not sure of what I want in a replica watch. But what I do know is that this replica watch doesn’t speak to me the way so many others do. Now allow me to explain why.

The Sélène starts with a 33mm stainless steel case, with or without diamonds, and with or without a bracelet. There are two dial styles too, silver and navy blue. The replica watch we have here has the blue dial, has diamonds on the bezel, and is worn on a navy blue strap. The modest case has an unusual shape with downturned, semi-tear-drop lugs applied to the side of the case.

The Sélène is powered by the automatic (yay!) caliber PF318 with a pierced rotor and the replica watch has a sapphire crystal caseback to show it all off. For me, the back is the most interesting part of this replica watch – Parmigiani knows what it's doing when it comes to finishing and this movement is a fun one to look at.

I appreciate that Parmigiani Best Swiss Replica Watches Online opted for a nicely finished automatic movement here instead of taking the easy way out and going with a quartz caliber.

It's the other side that gives me pause. Let's start with the matte navy dial with mother-of-pearl inlay. Usually I love a good navy dial, but I think the particular shade of blue, combined with the matte texture, makes this one fall a little flat. There's just no wow factor. The mother-of-pearl inlay occupies the center of the dial in a symmetrical lace pattern. Because women like frilly things like lace, right? The dial also features applied yellow gold dagger indexes and bold gold hands with large sections of white lume.

The moon disc is probably my favorite part of this replica watch's dial – it's elegant and has just the right amount of detail.

The dial has a large subsidiary seconds dial at six o’clock with a rather clunky cut-out at the bottom. As polarizing as I know this statement is around HODINKEE HQ, I personally like a date function on my replica watches. It is, after all, the second most relevant bit of information on a replica watch. But I find the date window on the Selene a little crude – it doesn't seem to fit the proportions and styling of the rest of the dial at all. At 12 o’clock is the moonphase aperture, with a rose gold moon peeking through. It shows some of the texture of the lunar surface and is quite well done and refined. It's my favorite feature on the dial side of the replica watch.


Show You The Panerai Luminor 1950 3 Days GMT Black Dial Replica

There are so many things I want to talk about that I don’t even know where to start this Panerai Luminor replica review. I guess the most eye-catching thing about the watch is the cover over the crown. It raises instant questions. It is however just a crown guard which has become synonymous with the vast majority of Panerai watches. The fake Panerai Luminor is only water resistant but the original can resist water up to 100m underwater and the crown guard comes very handy in those conditions. However, it is more of a design identity rather than a functional one. I’m sure I’ve not spent as much time talking about a crown guard as I have just done in this Panerai Luminor 1950 3 Days GMT Replica black dia review.

The dial of the Panerai GMT replica is black with only the 6 and 12 numbers. The rest are only slender slits except at the 3-hour and 9-hour marks. These are occupied by the date window and a sub-dial. However, there are small numbers just above these slits but they are in multiples of two which I’m not quite sure what the reasoning behind is. The Panerai Luminor GMT replica has a date window and subsidiary seconds dial as I mentioned earlier. The date window despite the magnifier seems obscured because the display is quite low, withdrawn into the watch but it’s not really a big deal.

The hour, minute and second hands are large. And they have their ends coated with the luminous substance that gives this Panerai Luminor replica watch the name Luminor. In the dark, the whole dial comes alive and starts to glow. Unlike other watches where it glows just enough for you to make sense of the dial, the Panerai watches really glow all over, hardly missing anything on the dial. The bezel and the rest of the Luminor Panerai replica are stainless steel with absolutely no features or engravings. This lends to the sturdy feel of the watch that makes it an ideal watch to hand down for generations.

This Panerai Luminor replica watch boasts a Japanese Miyota kinetic movement. It can be seen in full action through the transparent back. You can’t miss the fact that the watch was made by Panerai. You just look at the back case and the name is engraved everywhere on the surface.