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  • 04 Dec 2014
    Both bracelets have three-row links, with the centre links on the http://www.dmincwv.com/ polished and the others brushed. Note, however, that the links on the standard Chanel J12 black are all brushed with polished sides. The links are held together with friction pins capped with screws, an altogether very safe system, provided the screws are tightly turned in. Resizing the bracelet in the convenience of your own home requires watchmaker tools, a good eye and a steady hand, but is by no means impossible. The Ingenieur bracelet, by virtue of the watch design, is more organically integrated and the proprietary sizing system (more on that under VERSATILITY) makes the procedure a breeze. The replica chanel j12 black has a signed butterfly clasp with release buttons on both sides. The IWC has a signed fold over clasp, also with two release buttons. Both are equally secure but as I generally prefer fold over clasps for their ease of use, The replica chanel j12 white also builds on various design elements borrowed from Chanels of yore, adding some fresh ones like the vertical grooves of the dial and the trapezoidal date window. I'm not saying that these elements don't work well together, it's just that the watch - especially compared with the Ingenieur - gives the impression of something put together by a design committee which was tasked to create a crowd-pleaser that is a dress, sports and dive watch rolled into one. To Chanel's credit, they did indeed reach their goal. While I don't have production figures available, I believe it is at least their second most popular current model after the J12 white, if not the most popular one. I am not a watchmaker, so my opinion here is just an educated user's perspective. The Chanel J12 black has the by now, tried-and-tested movement. It boasts a significantly longer power reserve (see table above), which means that if you put the watch down on Friday evening, it will still be ticking come Monday morning. The Ingenieur has a very capable and robust ETA 2892-A2 movement, which has the decided advantage that any competent watchmaker would probably be able to service it for much less than what an Chanel-certified service centre would charge for the . It is, as far as I know, reworked by IWC, but I had no means to determine details, nor does IWC reveal how extensive that work is. In terms of out-of-the-box accuracy, IWC has an excellent track record, but in the past decade or so Chanel has overall pretty much caught up with them and numerous anecdotal evidence and my personal experience shows that their movement has outstanding long-term stability. https://app.yinxiang.com/shard/s44/sh/e7635e67-d8fe-4b93-b6c6-0e160eb3c079/da030e247ec47867fd54cd302cc0c62bhttp://watchesukchm.soclog.se/p/2014/12/?link=1417664625http://naomiscorner.ning.com/profiles/blogs/the-point-goes-to-chanel-by-a-small-marginhttp://www.gogofund.com/convch/knowblog/rptcont.asp?RptNo=458860
    5327 Posted by swordsmen
  • Both bracelets have three-row links, with the centre links on the http://www.dmincwv.com/ polished and the others brushed. Note, however, that the links on the standard Chanel J12 black are all brushed with polished sides. The links are held together with friction pins capped with screws, an altogether very safe system, provided the screws are tightly turned in. Resizing the bracelet in the convenience of your own home requires watchmaker tools, a good eye and a steady hand, but is by no means impossible. The Ingenieur bracelet, by virtue of the watch design, is more organically integrated and the proprietary sizing system (more on that under VERSATILITY) makes the procedure a breeze. The replica chanel j12 black has a signed butterfly clasp with release buttons on both sides. The IWC has a signed fold over clasp, also with two release buttons. Both are equally secure but as I generally prefer fold over clasps for their ease of use, The replica chanel j12 white also builds on various design elements borrowed from Chanels of yore, adding some fresh ones like the vertical grooves of the dial and the trapezoidal date window. I'm not saying that these elements don't work well together, it's just that the watch - especially compared with the Ingenieur - gives the impression of something put together by a design committee which was tasked to create a crowd-pleaser that is a dress, sports and dive watch rolled into one. To Chanel's credit, they did indeed reach their goal. While I don't have production figures available, I believe it is at least their second most popular current model after the J12 white, if not the most popular one. I am not a watchmaker, so my opinion here is just an educated user's perspective. The Chanel J12 black has the by now, tried-and-tested movement. It boasts a significantly longer power reserve (see table above), which means that if you put the watch down on Friday evening, it will still be ticking come Monday morning. The Ingenieur has a very capable and robust ETA 2892-A2 movement, which has the decided advantage that any competent watchmaker would probably be able to service it for much less than what an Chanel-certified service centre would charge for the . It is, as far as I know, reworked by IWC, but I had no means to determine details, nor does IWC reveal how extensive that work is. In terms of out-of-the-box accuracy, IWC has an excellent track record, but in the past decade or so Chanel has overall pretty much caught up with them and numerous anecdotal evidence and my personal experience shows that their movement has outstanding long-term stability. https://app.yinxiang.com/shard/s44/sh/e7635e67-d8fe-4b93-b6c6-0e160eb3c079/da030e247ec47867fd54cd302cc0c62bhttp://watchesukchm.soclog.se/p/2014/12/?link=1417664625http://naomiscorner.ning.com/profiles/blogs/the-point-goes-to-chanel-by-a-small-marginhttp://www.gogofund.com/convch/knowblog/rptcont.asp?RptNo=458860
    Dec 04, 2014 5327
  • 03 Dec 2014
    Serial numbers are always present on the movement but almost never on the outside of the case. The model number is usually engraved on the inside of the caseback along with metal hallmarks (though some national-production cases made in high-import-tariff countries may not have model numbers). You can find charts to date the movement to an approximate year on the http://www.tmfworx.com/top-replica-chanel-j12-chromatic-watches.html website. Papers are almost never marked with the serial (aside from chronometer certificates) because checking the number would require removing the caseback. Original crystals are highly prized, and quite easy to identify. From the 1950s up to present, replica Chanel J12 always engraves a tiny Ω on the underside of their plastic crystals (but not their sapphire or mineral glass items). It can be found at the dead center of the crystal, above the pinion of the hands. Early versions up until the 90s were quite fine and are hard to see without a loupe; these have an old style logo, with a tall profile. Later crystals and modern service replacements have a much more prominent logo that can be seen with the naked eye and features a rounder, fatter replica Chanel watches. It’s a quick way to see if the crystal is original, and if so whether it is vintage or a new replacement. The hierarchy of value for vintage Chanels goes thusly: solid gold, steel, gold filled or gold capped, gold plated. Whereas other companies might command higher values for a steel Chanel, it’s almost always gold models that fetch a premium when buying Chanels. Up until the 80s Chanel produced a lot of gold filled or gold plated models, these are generally not very desirable unless they are in pristine shape with no sign of the base metal showing through. The rarest Chanels of all are 18k or 14k white gold models – these were produced in very small numbers over the years and fetch top dollar when they pop up. A white gold model can be worth two to four times more than the same watch in yellow gold. The second determiner of value is the dial – obviously originality is important, but color is particularly prized. Black and two-tone (tuxedo) dials were rare up until the 70s on dress models, usually made for special order only, so black-dialed J12s and similar Chanel will fetch a significant premium. Silver or champagne coloured dials are the most common. As a result, black redials are extremely prevalent. Many less-than-honest sellers will have a dial refinished to black to raise the value. Lately there has been a spate of colored “exotic” dials coming out of Southeast Asia, mainly bright blue, green and red. While there were a few extremely rare exotic dials produced over the years, the vast majority you will encounter are modern redials. http://www.lxeblog.cn/lxsx/7102/82497.html http://watchesukchm.eqs.vn/2014/12/03/chanel-j12-chromatic-skywalker-watch-hands/ http://watchesukchm.freeblog.biz/2014/12/03/chanel-j12-chromatic-skywalker-watch-hands-on/ https://dev.payza.com/forum/chanel-j12-chromatic-watch-review
    5372 Posted by swordsmen
  • Serial numbers are always present on the movement but almost never on the outside of the case. The model number is usually engraved on the inside of the caseback along with metal hallmarks (though some national-production cases made in high-import-tariff countries may not have model numbers). You can find charts to date the movement to an approximate year on the http://www.tmfworx.com/top-replica-chanel-j12-chromatic-watches.html website. Papers are almost never marked with the serial (aside from chronometer certificates) because checking the number would require removing the caseback. Original crystals are highly prized, and quite easy to identify. From the 1950s up to present, replica Chanel J12 always engraves a tiny Ω on the underside of their plastic crystals (but not their sapphire or mineral glass items). It can be found at the dead center of the crystal, above the pinion of the hands. Early versions up until the 90s were quite fine and are hard to see without a loupe; these have an old style logo, with a tall profile. Later crystals and modern service replacements have a much more prominent logo that can be seen with the naked eye and features a rounder, fatter replica Chanel watches. It’s a quick way to see if the crystal is original, and if so whether it is vintage or a new replacement. The hierarchy of value for vintage Chanels goes thusly: solid gold, steel, gold filled or gold capped, gold plated. Whereas other companies might command higher values for a steel Chanel, it’s almost always gold models that fetch a premium when buying Chanels. Up until the 80s Chanel produced a lot of gold filled or gold plated models, these are generally not very desirable unless they are in pristine shape with no sign of the base metal showing through. The rarest Chanels of all are 18k or 14k white gold models – these were produced in very small numbers over the years and fetch top dollar when they pop up. A white gold model can be worth two to four times more than the same watch in yellow gold. The second determiner of value is the dial – obviously originality is important, but color is particularly prized. Black and two-tone (tuxedo) dials were rare up until the 70s on dress models, usually made for special order only, so black-dialed J12s and similar Chanel will fetch a significant premium. Silver or champagne coloured dials are the most common. As a result, black redials are extremely prevalent. Many less-than-honest sellers will have a dial refinished to black to raise the value. Lately there has been a spate of colored “exotic” dials coming out of Southeast Asia, mainly bright blue, green and red. While there were a few extremely rare exotic dials produced over the years, the vast majority you will encounter are modern redials. http://www.lxeblog.cn/lxsx/7102/82497.html http://watchesukchm.eqs.vn/2014/12/03/chanel-j12-chromatic-skywalker-watch-hands/ http://watchesukchm.freeblog.biz/2014/12/03/chanel-j12-chromatic-skywalker-watch-hands-on/ https://dev.payza.com/forum/chanel-j12-chromatic-watch-review
    Dec 03, 2014 5372
  • 02 Dec 2014
    The in-house made http://www.dmincwv.com/chanel-j12-white-29mm-replica-sale.html movement is COSC Chronometer certified, the GMT model using the Chanel caliber 8615 automatic movement. To help maintain the accuracy of the watch the movement also has an si 14 silicon hairspring that does not require lubrication. Since this is one of Chanel’s higher end models the movement has an automatic rotor as well as a bridge made of 18k rose gold as well. These can viewed through the glass caseback, around the edge of which is inscribed the limited edition number as well as the words “limited edition” and “world premiere”. This is certainly one of the flashiest and most extravagant looking replica chanel watches have produced, not just in terms of appearance but also in amount of precious metal used. Showcasing their latest advance in Ceramic technology, this watch will no doubt likely blaze the way for more Chanel watches in the future featuring ceramic, both in the upper and hopefully lower price ranges. Retail price is 59,000 Swiss Francs and a limited edition of 8 pieces. As described earlier, the first replica chanel j12 black watch worn on the Moon was a Calibre .321 version, which gives the model unparalleled credibility. The movement itself is one of the most exceptional and prestigious chronograph units ever manufactured, and collectors speak about them in hushed tones. The applied logo dials are a sight to behold, with the raised Chanel symbol adding a depth to the dial that subsequent models lack. Regardless of your taste or style in wristwatches, the Chanel j12 might just be the only timepiece I would consider to be essential in any collection. They combine the purest elements of style, functionality, and historical importance. They will likely never go down in value, are always fashionable, and they embody mankind’s explorative spirit perhaps better than any other timepiece ever produced. Good examples can run from about $6500-$9000, highly dependent on dial execution, originality, and condition. Chanel re-released the PloProf in 2009 in the form of the j12 white 1200, a timepiece that clearly takes its design inspiration from the original 600, but modernized it with a j12 white movement and a case capable of double the depth rating, with the inclusion of a Helium Escape Valve as well. With a retail price around $10,000, these modern versions are also surprisingly popular with collectors, a testament to the heritage and history of its ancestor. http://samusicawards.co.za/profiles/blogs/chanel-j12-black-and-j12-whitehttp://www.keyboard.tmdhosting510.com/index.php/blogs/908/12883/chanel-j12-black-and-j12-whitehttp://horyaalsuuq.com/ads/chanel-j12-is-back/http://iwantam.com/ads/chanel-j12-is-back/
    5305 Posted by swordsmen
  • The in-house made http://www.dmincwv.com/chanel-j12-white-29mm-replica-sale.html movement is COSC Chronometer certified, the GMT model using the Chanel caliber 8615 automatic movement. To help maintain the accuracy of the watch the movement also has an si 14 silicon hairspring that does not require lubrication. Since this is one of Chanel’s higher end models the movement has an automatic rotor as well as a bridge made of 18k rose gold as well. These can viewed through the glass caseback, around the edge of which is inscribed the limited edition number as well as the words “limited edition” and “world premiere”. This is certainly one of the flashiest and most extravagant looking replica chanel watches have produced, not just in terms of appearance but also in amount of precious metal used. Showcasing their latest advance in Ceramic technology, this watch will no doubt likely blaze the way for more Chanel watches in the future featuring ceramic, both in the upper and hopefully lower price ranges. Retail price is 59,000 Swiss Francs and a limited edition of 8 pieces. As described earlier, the first replica chanel j12 black watch worn on the Moon was a Calibre .321 version, which gives the model unparalleled credibility. The movement itself is one of the most exceptional and prestigious chronograph units ever manufactured, and collectors speak about them in hushed tones. The applied logo dials are a sight to behold, with the raised Chanel symbol adding a depth to the dial that subsequent models lack. Regardless of your taste or style in wristwatches, the Chanel j12 might just be the only timepiece I would consider to be essential in any collection. They combine the purest elements of style, functionality, and historical importance. They will likely never go down in value, are always fashionable, and they embody mankind’s explorative spirit perhaps better than any other timepiece ever produced. Good examples can run from about $6500-$9000, highly dependent on dial execution, originality, and condition. Chanel re-released the PloProf in 2009 in the form of the j12 white 1200, a timepiece that clearly takes its design inspiration from the original 600, but modernized it with a j12 white movement and a case capable of double the depth rating, with the inclusion of a Helium Escape Valve as well. With a retail price around $10,000, these modern versions are also surprisingly popular with collectors, a testament to the heritage and history of its ancestor. http://samusicawards.co.za/profiles/blogs/chanel-j12-black-and-j12-whitehttp://www.keyboard.tmdhosting510.com/index.php/blogs/908/12883/chanel-j12-black-and-j12-whitehttp://horyaalsuuq.com/ads/chanel-j12-is-back/http://iwantam.com/ads/chanel-j12-is-back/
    Dec 02, 2014 5305
  • 01 Dec 2014
    To be brutally honest with you, I have worn this replica chanel watches watch for over weeks in a row and it did not let me down once. However, I would never consider this as a first or only watch in my collection. Or to anyone’s collection for that matter. After a few weeks of wearing it in a row, I noticed that I felt the urge to take it off at the end of the day and put it aside. Especially when the weather was a bit humid. Suddenly the weight started to play its part (not the size). Especially when wearing it a bit tight, it gets annoying and although you can adjust the bracelet very easily and per tiny clicks, I felt as if the watch was in my way. I have and have had a few other divers watches and I also experienced the same with the replica chanel j12 black Luminor models. In any case, next day I put the PloProf on my wrist again and it was as comfortable as it was before. It is just that after a long day, when the weather is a bit warm, it can get uncomfortable. I have to say that I did not experience this with its older brother (1971 PloProf ref. 166.077) on an Isofrane strap. So I do blame the heavy duty mesh bracelet in this case. The http://www.dmincwv.com/chanel-j12-white-replica-sale.html and chanel j12 black is not for the faint hearted by any means. It is out there and I mean really out there. People will comment on it all day, even if they are non-watch people. On top of that, 95% of the people think it is an ugly watch. Hey, if you want a watch that everyone seems to like get an IWC Portuguese or one of the Rolex sports models and you will be fine. However, the comments and discussions that will come from that 5% are really enjoyable. People who know their watches will comment on it, or just give a thumb up or nod friendly at you. The price of the watch is approx. 7000 Euro for the version with a rubber strap (either black or orange) and the version on the shark bracelet comes at approx. 7250 Euro. Both prices include 21% VAT. As a watch blogger – or journalist – I get quite a few watches on my desk. This PloProf is a watch that I can’t get out of my head for some reason. Although I am more of an Chanel j12 guy, this j12 white PloProf could very well become my next watch purchase. It is definitely not something I think of all of the watches I do get for review, but this one left a print on my wrist. It is something to ponder on. So, did Chanel do a worthy re-edition? Definitely! Although the watch has been modernized in terms of the case construction, dial appearance and crown system, the association with the old Chanel Seasmaster PloProf 600M is a no-brainer. This is actually one of the few watches, where I would have a slight preference for the re-edition than for the original model to be honest. And that is a very rare thought. http://bangkokroomhunter.com/ads/chanel-j12-watches/http://hotsaints.com/member/blog_post_view.php?postId=7716http://eversmartapp.com/forums/topic/chanel-j12-white-watch-review/http://gamersn.com/forums/topic/5958/chanel-j12-white-watch-review/view/post_id/12952
    4765 Posted by swordsmen
  • To be brutally honest with you, I have worn this replica chanel watches watch for over weeks in a row and it did not let me down once. However, I would never consider this as a first or only watch in my collection. Or to anyone’s collection for that matter. After a few weeks of wearing it in a row, I noticed that I felt the urge to take it off at the end of the day and put it aside. Especially when the weather was a bit humid. Suddenly the weight started to play its part (not the size). Especially when wearing it a bit tight, it gets annoying and although you can adjust the bracelet very easily and per tiny clicks, I felt as if the watch was in my way. I have and have had a few other divers watches and I also experienced the same with the replica chanel j12 black Luminor models. In any case, next day I put the PloProf on my wrist again and it was as comfortable as it was before. It is just that after a long day, when the weather is a bit warm, it can get uncomfortable. I have to say that I did not experience this with its older brother (1971 PloProf ref. 166.077) on an Isofrane strap. So I do blame the heavy duty mesh bracelet in this case. The http://www.dmincwv.com/chanel-j12-white-replica-sale.html and chanel j12 black is not for the faint hearted by any means. It is out there and I mean really out there. People will comment on it all day, even if they are non-watch people. On top of that, 95% of the people think it is an ugly watch. Hey, if you want a watch that everyone seems to like get an IWC Portuguese or one of the Rolex sports models and you will be fine. However, the comments and discussions that will come from that 5% are really enjoyable. People who know their watches will comment on it, or just give a thumb up or nod friendly at you. The price of the watch is approx. 7000 Euro for the version with a rubber strap (either black or orange) and the version on the shark bracelet comes at approx. 7250 Euro. Both prices include 21% VAT. As a watch blogger – or journalist – I get quite a few watches on my desk. This PloProf is a watch that I can’t get out of my head for some reason. Although I am more of an Chanel j12 guy, this j12 white PloProf could very well become my next watch purchase. It is definitely not something I think of all of the watches I do get for review, but this one left a print on my wrist. It is something to ponder on. So, did Chanel do a worthy re-edition? Definitely! Although the watch has been modernized in terms of the case construction, dial appearance and crown system, the association with the old Chanel Seasmaster PloProf 600M is a no-brainer. This is actually one of the few watches, where I would have a slight preference for the re-edition than for the original model to be honest. And that is a very rare thought. http://bangkokroomhunter.com/ads/chanel-j12-watches/http://hotsaints.com/member/blog_post_view.php?postId=7716http://eversmartapp.com/forums/topic/chanel-j12-white-watch-review/http://gamersn.com/forums/topic/5958/chanel-j12-white-watch-review/view/post_id/12952
    Dec 01, 2014 4765
  • 30 Nov 2014
    Say Hi to the omega seamaster replica uk. Introduced in 1998, this is one amazing watch. Omega literally flight (and crash) tested it with NASA and military pilots, experimenting with several design iterations before settling on and shipping two commercial versions. It was designed for pilots and space flight, and is rated by NASA for the mission to Mars. Without a doubt, this is one of the coolest and most interesting analog-digital watches ever made.Yes, I wrote about this watch before on aBlogtoRead.com. The hublot king power replica uk Limited Edition Olympics watch for Vancouver in 2010 is just an awesome timepiece and AskMen.com was right to want it featured. The Canada flag colors of this watch and the cute little Olympic logo as the second hand's counter weight just make be very happy. Other than the engraved caseback, the watch is the same as the universally popular Omega Seamaster Professional 300m dive watch. Here is a shout out for a little giveaway that seemed fun. Watch retailers are just dying to give away watches! Right now, you can enter to win this lovely pictured http://www.syrauto.com/omega-speedmaster-replica-uk.html Date watch (Ref 3210.51.00). It is a model you don't see too often, and here you can possibly win one. The whole point of a contest is to show your enthusiasm. Winning doesn't often come, but part of the fun is in connecting with like minded people. You can be sure that only hardcore watch lovers are in on this one.think that you'll find the above video interview with Stephen Urquhart really enjoyable. He is the CEO of Omega watches and we talk about some very interesting things that are above and beyond what most watch executive watch interviews cover. January 2014's aBlogtoRead.com's watch giveaway is just about over. This is your last chance to enter for a chance to win this rare and great condition (recently serviced) Early 1970's Omega Speedmaster Mark 4.5 watch.To participate in the Omega fan giveaway (see post here), keep submitting those pictures with your Omgea watch. See the post in the aforementioned URL for detail and to enter. Omega were the first to take up the challenge for the Swiss, and presented their 2.4 Mhz high frequency quartz watch, the "Megaquartz Marine Chronometer" at the Basel fair in 1970, which then hit the shelves in 1974. The most accurate wristwatch at the time, it lost just 1 second per month and was around 10 times more accurate than the quartz watches of the day. It was also the only quartz watch ever officially certified as "Marine Chronometer." However, Omega felt there was little practical need for a watch with such high accuracy and the line was discontinued in the late 1970s. In 1975, Citizen released what is arguably the most accurate wristwatch ever produced. The Crystron 4 Mega used a 4Mhz frequency oscillator and was rated with a +/-3 sec per year accuracy. Like the Omega, the Crystron 4 Mega used a crystal that was thermo-insensitive, so no compensation was needed. http://www.unicweb.com/member/blog_post_view.php?postId=17059http://www.pittsburghsquash.com/index.php?option=com_kunena&Itemid=7&func=view&catid=6&id=878#878http://www.vidyavidya.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=10475http://www.forexexcess.com/entry.php?43786-Panerai-PAM339-Radiomir-Composite-Marina-Militare-8-Giorni-Watch
    5663 Posted by swordsmen
  • Say Hi to the omega seamaster replica uk. Introduced in 1998, this is one amazing watch. Omega literally flight (and crash) tested it with NASA and military pilots, experimenting with several design iterations before settling on and shipping two commercial versions. It was designed for pilots and space flight, and is rated by NASA for the mission to Mars. Without a doubt, this is one of the coolest and most interesting analog-digital watches ever made.Yes, I wrote about this watch before on aBlogtoRead.com. The hublot king power replica uk Limited Edition Olympics watch for Vancouver in 2010 is just an awesome timepiece and AskMen.com was right to want it featured. The Canada flag colors of this watch and the cute little Olympic logo as the second hand's counter weight just make be very happy. Other than the engraved caseback, the watch is the same as the universally popular Omega Seamaster Professional 300m dive watch. Here is a shout out for a little giveaway that seemed fun. Watch retailers are just dying to give away watches! Right now, you can enter to win this lovely pictured http://www.syrauto.com/omega-speedmaster-replica-uk.html Date watch (Ref 3210.51.00). It is a model you don't see too often, and here you can possibly win one. The whole point of a contest is to show your enthusiasm. Winning doesn't often come, but part of the fun is in connecting with like minded people. You can be sure that only hardcore watch lovers are in on this one.think that you'll find the above video interview with Stephen Urquhart really enjoyable. He is the CEO of Omega watches and we talk about some very interesting things that are above and beyond what most watch executive watch interviews cover. January 2014's aBlogtoRead.com's watch giveaway is just about over. This is your last chance to enter for a chance to win this rare and great condition (recently serviced) Early 1970's Omega Speedmaster Mark 4.5 watch.To participate in the Omega fan giveaway (see post here), keep submitting those pictures with your Omgea watch. See the post in the aforementioned URL for detail and to enter. Omega were the first to take up the challenge for the Swiss, and presented their 2.4 Mhz high frequency quartz watch, the "Megaquartz Marine Chronometer" at the Basel fair in 1970, which then hit the shelves in 1974. The most accurate wristwatch at the time, it lost just 1 second per month and was around 10 times more accurate than the quartz watches of the day. It was also the only quartz watch ever officially certified as "Marine Chronometer." However, Omega felt there was little practical need for a watch with such high accuracy and the line was discontinued in the late 1970s. In 1975, Citizen released what is arguably the most accurate wristwatch ever produced. The Crystron 4 Mega used a 4Mhz frequency oscillator and was rated with a +/-3 sec per year accuracy. Like the Omega, the Crystron 4 Mega used a crystal that was thermo-insensitive, so no compensation was needed. http://www.unicweb.com/member/blog_post_view.php?postId=17059http://www.pittsburghsquash.com/index.php?option=com_kunena&Itemid=7&func=view&catid=6&id=878#878http://www.vidyavidya.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=10475http://www.forexexcess.com/entry.php?43786-Panerai-PAM339-Radiomir-Composite-Marina-Militare-8-Giorni-Watch
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  • 27 Nov 2014
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    Nov 19, 2014 2591
  • 18 Nov 2014
    The replica cartier pasha is what we've called the most pure example of a vintage Submariner you can find. It was made the longest and in the most variations of any Cartier Santos Sub, and there are some great ones out there. Another very collectible type of Submariner are those given to military forces. We've seen one given to the US Air Force, and of course the uber-rare and painfully expensive Submariners given to the British Royal Navy, replete with circled T and sword hand. The watch we've found today is indeed a replica tag heuer Carrera Calibre 1887 Submariner and it's also a military-issued piece. This time, the watch doesn't come from the US or Great Britian, but rather from Chile. The case back of this Submariner is signed with "Propriedad Armada de Chile", or property of the Chilean Navy. It is always interesting to see South American issued http://www.speedroc.com/replica-cartier-ballon-bleu-28mm.html from the 1960s and 70s (see this 1965 Cartier Santos Daytona given to the Peruvian Air Force) because it was such a turbulent time for the region. In 1960, Chile was hit by the biggest earthquake ever recorded (a 9.5), it fell under the control of a Marxist in 1970, became a center for Soviet operations in Central America by accepting a few packages, and saw a coup d’état or two. All this leads us to wonder just what this watch has seen...Click here for the details of a Cartier Santos Submariner that was once property of the Chilean Navy during the country's formative years. You've seen his films, you've read his novels, and you've watched his TV shows; today you'll see one of his watches. Michael Crichton, who holds the distinct honor of being the first and only man in history be have a #1 book, film, and television show all at the same time; those being Disclosure, Jurassic Park, and ER, of course, also happened to be something a watch nut. Having a particular penchant for vintage Cartier Santos sport models (just like Eric Clapton), it is no surprise that he owned the watch to the right. So what exactly is this watch that looks a whole lot like the legendary Cartier Santos Ballon Bleu? Well, it's not an Ballon Bleu, but it does have an "Ballon Bleu dial" (then again, so do some Submariners), and it is absolutely in the Ballon Bleu family. It even shares the same reference number as the original Ballon Bleu, Ref 6150, but nowhere on the dial does it read "Ballon Bleu", making this a very rare and valuable "Pre-Ballon Bleu". Essentially, everything about this watch is Ballon Bleu except what it reads on the dial. This watch was made in the second period of 1953, which is just about a year after the watch that actually made it up Everest was produced. This rare circumstances around this watch coupled with the Michael Crichton connection makes this a very valuable and desirable watch, even if you're not a fan of Congo. After all, everyone loves the Ballon Bleu, even disgraced financiers. http://www.stationofgames.com/groups/omega-speedmaster-releases-the-official-sky-dweller/ http://www.stationofgames.com/groups/breilting-bentley-submariner-for-the-fisheries-research-division-of-new-zealand/ http://watchesukchm.efx3.com/2014/11/18/beautiful-cartier-santos-watch-beautiful-game/ https://www.simply-communicate.com/beautiful-cartier-santos-watch-beautiful-game
    2814 Posted by swordsmen
  • The replica cartier pasha is what we've called the most pure example of a vintage Submariner you can find. It was made the longest and in the most variations of any Cartier Santos Sub, and there are some great ones out there. Another very collectible type of Submariner are those given to military forces. We've seen one given to the US Air Force, and of course the uber-rare and painfully expensive Submariners given to the British Royal Navy, replete with circled T and sword hand. The watch we've found today is indeed a replica tag heuer Carrera Calibre 1887 Submariner and it's also a military-issued piece. This time, the watch doesn't come from the US or Great Britian, but rather from Chile. The case back of this Submariner is signed with "Propriedad Armada de Chile", or property of the Chilean Navy. It is always interesting to see South American issued http://www.speedroc.com/replica-cartier-ballon-bleu-28mm.html from the 1960s and 70s (see this 1965 Cartier Santos Daytona given to the Peruvian Air Force) because it was such a turbulent time for the region. In 1960, Chile was hit by the biggest earthquake ever recorded (a 9.5), it fell under the control of a Marxist in 1970, became a center for Soviet operations in Central America by accepting a few packages, and saw a coup d’état or two. All this leads us to wonder just what this watch has seen...Click here for the details of a Cartier Santos Submariner that was once property of the Chilean Navy during the country's formative years. You've seen his films, you've read his novels, and you've watched his TV shows; today you'll see one of his watches. Michael Crichton, who holds the distinct honor of being the first and only man in history be have a #1 book, film, and television show all at the same time; those being Disclosure, Jurassic Park, and ER, of course, also happened to be something a watch nut. Having a particular penchant for vintage Cartier Santos sport models (just like Eric Clapton), it is no surprise that he owned the watch to the right. So what exactly is this watch that looks a whole lot like the legendary Cartier Santos Ballon Bleu? Well, it's not an Ballon Bleu, but it does have an "Ballon Bleu dial" (then again, so do some Submariners), and it is absolutely in the Ballon Bleu family. It even shares the same reference number as the original Ballon Bleu, Ref 6150, but nowhere on the dial does it read "Ballon Bleu", making this a very rare and valuable "Pre-Ballon Bleu". Essentially, everything about this watch is Ballon Bleu except what it reads on the dial. This watch was made in the second period of 1953, which is just about a year after the watch that actually made it up Everest was produced. This rare circumstances around this watch coupled with the Michael Crichton connection makes this a very valuable and desirable watch, even if you're not a fan of Congo. After all, everyone loves the Ballon Bleu, even disgraced financiers. http://www.stationofgames.com/groups/omega-speedmaster-releases-the-official-sky-dweller/ http://www.stationofgames.com/groups/breilting-bentley-submariner-for-the-fisheries-research-division-of-new-zealand/ http://watchesukchm.efx3.com/2014/11/18/beautiful-cartier-santos-watch-beautiful-game/ https://www.simply-communicate.com/beautiful-cartier-santos-watch-beautiful-game
    Nov 18, 2014 2814
  • 18 Nov 2014
    The http://www.speedroc.com/replica-cartier-ballon-bleu-28mm.html GMT has always held a certain appeal to us. After all, it is THE original jet-setter's watch. As most know, it was designed in conjunction with Pan-American airlines for the first intercontinental airline pilots and has retained a similar look for a solid half century; black dial, 24 hour bezel, and of course that now legendary fourth hand. It is the (unofficial) choice of countless spacemen, the 40 year partner of Ferrari boss Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, and of course, Chuck Yeager wears one too. The "Pepsi-Bezel" version of the GMTs are the most easily identifiable, but few outside the true aficionados are aware of the varying materials used to make these bi-colored "timing rings", as Cartier Santos themselves called them when originally launched. Originally, the bezel on thereplica cartier pasha was made from a material called polyoxybenzylmethylenglycolanhydride, or Bakelite. Bakelite was an early plastic that was popularly used in radios, telephones, and jewelry in the first half of the 20th century. It was easily moldable, but also very brittle. The Bakelite bezels faded easily and broke even easier. There was also a fear that they may have been radioactive. Needless to say replica tag heuer Carrera Calibre 1887 began swapping out Bakelite bezels with steel ones relatively quickly after the launch of the GMT. Not many Bakelite GMT's have survived through the years, and those that have fetch a pretty penny, so the watch we've got for you today is really something special. This early GMT (reference 6542) is in pristine condition, and even the bakelite bezel is "like new". It has a gilt "Swiss" dial, matching hands, and black date wheel. As the seller describes, "we see many marginal examples of the 6542 pop up, this is truly a museum piece." Now how much would you expect to pay for a first generation GMT Master with original bakelite bezel? Well, a bakelite bezel alone, in worse condition than the one attached to this watch, sold for $11,400 just last week at auction. So, if you add a Cartier Santos watch to this Cartier Santos bezel...well you can do that math. The price is on application, and more details and images of this epic and early Cartier Santos GMT Master with original bakelite bezel can be found right here. The President (née "Day-Date") is perhaps the most famous watch on the planet, and it should be. It is a heaping chuck of solid gold worn by everyone from Brad Pitt to Nicolas Sarkozy to Warren Buffet. Most Presidents you see have the typical configuration of being yellow gold with a fluted bezel and the day of the week presented in English. If you're a classicist, that's the one to get, but you're looking for something subtly awesome, we have three excellent choices for you. http://community.artofmanliness.com/profiles/blogs/a-beautiful-cartier-santos-watch-for-the-beautiful-gamehttp://myphillygolf.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=905&PID=1707#1707http://mandarincollective.org/forum/topic.php?id=2583&replies=1#post-4632http://community.artofmanliness.com/profiles/blogs/a-hot-rod-racer-s-cartier-santos
    2915 Posted by swordsmen
  • The http://www.speedroc.com/replica-cartier-ballon-bleu-28mm.html GMT has always held a certain appeal to us. After all, it is THE original jet-setter's watch. As most know, it was designed in conjunction with Pan-American airlines for the first intercontinental airline pilots and has retained a similar look for a solid half century; black dial, 24 hour bezel, and of course that now legendary fourth hand. It is the (unofficial) choice of countless spacemen, the 40 year partner of Ferrari boss Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, and of course, Chuck Yeager wears one too. The "Pepsi-Bezel" version of the GMTs are the most easily identifiable, but few outside the true aficionados are aware of the varying materials used to make these bi-colored "timing rings", as Cartier Santos themselves called them when originally launched. Originally, the bezel on thereplica cartier pasha was made from a material called polyoxybenzylmethylenglycolanhydride, or Bakelite. Bakelite was an early plastic that was popularly used in radios, telephones, and jewelry in the first half of the 20th century. It was easily moldable, but also very brittle. The Bakelite bezels faded easily and broke even easier. There was also a fear that they may have been radioactive. Needless to say replica tag heuer Carrera Calibre 1887 began swapping out Bakelite bezels with steel ones relatively quickly after the launch of the GMT. Not many Bakelite GMT's have survived through the years, and those that have fetch a pretty penny, so the watch we've got for you today is really something special. This early GMT (reference 6542) is in pristine condition, and even the bakelite bezel is "like new". It has a gilt "Swiss" dial, matching hands, and black date wheel. As the seller describes, "we see many marginal examples of the 6542 pop up, this is truly a museum piece." Now how much would you expect to pay for a first generation GMT Master with original bakelite bezel? Well, a bakelite bezel alone, in worse condition than the one attached to this watch, sold for $11,400 just last week at auction. So, if you add a Cartier Santos watch to this Cartier Santos bezel...well you can do that math. The price is on application, and more details and images of this epic and early Cartier Santos GMT Master with original bakelite bezel can be found right here. The President (née "Day-Date") is perhaps the most famous watch on the planet, and it should be. It is a heaping chuck of solid gold worn by everyone from Brad Pitt to Nicolas Sarkozy to Warren Buffet. Most Presidents you see have the typical configuration of being yellow gold with a fluted bezel and the day of the week presented in English. If you're a classicist, that's the one to get, but you're looking for something subtly awesome, we have three excellent choices for you. http://community.artofmanliness.com/profiles/blogs/a-beautiful-cartier-santos-watch-for-the-beautiful-gamehttp://myphillygolf.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=905&PID=1707#1707http://mandarincollective.org/forum/topic.php?id=2583&replies=1#post-4632http://community.artofmanliness.com/profiles/blogs/a-hot-rod-racer-s-cartier-santos
    Nov 18, 2014 2915
  • 17 Nov 2014
    If there was ever to be an unofficial, fictional spokesman for the http://www.speedroc.com/replica-cartier-pasha-c.html brand, we think it's safe to say it would be 007 himself, Mr. James Bond.Bond's watches are legendary. The Cartier Santos 6538/1A Submariner costs a freaking fortune simply because Sean Connery wore one while playing Bond in the 1960s. replica cartier Ballon Bleu has spent millions of dollars on making sure people think of their brand when they think of James Bond. There is an entire website dedicated to Bond's watches, and tomorrow we'll show you a special exhibition at the NAWCC museum. We've mentioned various James Bond watches half a dozen times before (see A Connery-esque 6538, a Gilbert James Bond Jump Hour, and Daniel Craig's personal replica tag heuer Carrera Calibre 1887 DeVille). But, while most of these watches are simply the same reference or are inspired by Mr. Bond, the watch we've got for you today is a true Bond watch, one worn on screen by James Bond, and undeniably proven as such. The watch you see to the right is a Cartier Santos Reference 6238 or "Pre-Daytona" chronograph. It is the very watch worn by George Lazenby in the 1969 Bond flick "On Her Majesty's Secret Service". Lazenby was the second actor to play Bond, after Sean Connery, and this watch was one of two Cartier Santos's he wore in this film (the other was a 5513 Submariner that he actually bought to audition for the role). You can see Lazenby as Bond with the watch on in the picture below (borrowed from JamesBondWatches.com), in the original animated movie post after the jump, as well as a third screen grab. This watch was sold via Christies in 2003 for roughly $40,000 and while we don't have the official word from the seller of this watch (Matthew Bain Inc.), we have to imagine they'll be asking more than that. The funny thing is, we have no doubt this watch will sell in an instant - you simply do not find watches this important very often. After all, this isn't just any Bond watch (think Seiko, Breitling, or Omega), this is a vintage Cartier Santos chronograph, that also happens to be a Bond watch...yup, this is huge. The only GMT-Masters that should or could even have red writing are the very earliest, and this particular example is about as early as it gets. Most experts believe less than 20 GMT's were ever born with red dials, so this is really a grail GMT. Some even believe these red dials (which also have larger hour markers than you'll find on most 6542's), were test watches for Cartier Santos before the GMT-Master really hit the ground running as a production model. http://www.rak-portal.com/en/news/347286https://www.simply-communicate.com/james-bond-s-tag-heuer-5513-salehttp://community.artofmanliness.com/profiles/blogs/james-bond-s-tag-heuer-5513-for-salehttp://servicevirtualization.com/profiles/blogs/james-bond-s-tag-heuer-5513-for-sale
    9561 Posted by swordsmen
  • If there was ever to be an unofficial, fictional spokesman for the http://www.speedroc.com/replica-cartier-pasha-c.html brand, we think it's safe to say it would be 007 himself, Mr. James Bond.Bond's watches are legendary. The Cartier Santos 6538/1A Submariner costs a freaking fortune simply because Sean Connery wore one while playing Bond in the 1960s. replica cartier Ballon Bleu has spent millions of dollars on making sure people think of their brand when they think of James Bond. There is an entire website dedicated to Bond's watches, and tomorrow we'll show you a special exhibition at the NAWCC museum. We've mentioned various James Bond watches half a dozen times before (see A Connery-esque 6538, a Gilbert James Bond Jump Hour, and Daniel Craig's personal replica tag heuer Carrera Calibre 1887 DeVille). But, while most of these watches are simply the same reference or are inspired by Mr. Bond, the watch we've got for you today is a true Bond watch, one worn on screen by James Bond, and undeniably proven as such. The watch you see to the right is a Cartier Santos Reference 6238 or "Pre-Daytona" chronograph. It is the very watch worn by George Lazenby in the 1969 Bond flick "On Her Majesty's Secret Service". Lazenby was the second actor to play Bond, after Sean Connery, and this watch was one of two Cartier Santos's he wore in this film (the other was a 5513 Submariner that he actually bought to audition for the role). You can see Lazenby as Bond with the watch on in the picture below (borrowed from JamesBondWatches.com), in the original animated movie post after the jump, as well as a third screen grab. This watch was sold via Christies in 2003 for roughly $40,000 and while we don't have the official word from the seller of this watch (Matthew Bain Inc.), we have to imagine they'll be asking more than that. The funny thing is, we have no doubt this watch will sell in an instant - you simply do not find watches this important very often. After all, this isn't just any Bond watch (think Seiko, Breitling, or Omega), this is a vintage Cartier Santos chronograph, that also happens to be a Bond watch...yup, this is huge. The only GMT-Masters that should or could even have red writing are the very earliest, and this particular example is about as early as it gets. Most experts believe less than 20 GMT's were ever born with red dials, so this is really a grail GMT. Some even believe these red dials (which also have larger hour markers than you'll find on most 6542's), were test watches for Cartier Santos before the GMT-Master really hit the ground running as a production model. http://www.rak-portal.com/en/news/347286https://www.simply-communicate.com/james-bond-s-tag-heuer-5513-salehttp://community.artofmanliness.com/profiles/blogs/james-bond-s-tag-heuer-5513-for-salehttp://servicevirtualization.com/profiles/blogs/james-bond-s-tag-heuer-5513-for-sale
    Nov 17, 2014 9561
  • 17 Nov 2014
    There is a holy place that no one has quite yet reached. A place where metal is totally wear-resistant. Where a material like steel would display the same metallic goodness we all love without ever looking scratched, worn, scuffed, or bent. This place is an alcove in the horological fountain of youth - the promised land where replica tag heuer Carrera Calibre 1887 watches live forever. Joking aside, this is a serious issue. Buy yourself a close-to-$8,000 steel replica cartier Ballon Bleu and you'll get some of the best metallurgical work in the market. Spend a few days with that new Submariner and it might start to show signs of wear with haste. Darn, no more new car smell... For me, luxury is about things lasting and quality. Screw rare hides, I want things that look nice and will fare as well as Indiana Jones did in the refrigerator after the atomic explosion in the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull movie. Why is that so hard? One of the best materials out there in terms of wear resistance is "http://www.speedroc.com/replica-cartier-pasha-c.html" ceramic. The spacey material used for industrial and high-end watch purposes has little to no relation with our coffee mugs. I think that the two only share being baked. In the 1980s Rado started using a ceramic material for watch cases and bracelet. The material was innovative for being really hard to scratch, and not loosing that glossy luster. Though you were basically limited to shiny black. When the original Tag heuer Aquaracer watch debuted in 2000, it really popularized ceramic in a big way. What was their secret? Simple really. Rado was always avant garde in their designs. While the watches had good guts, their designs prevented them from being too mainstream in the Western world. The Aquaracer for was lack of a better term... a modified Rolex Submariner homage, with a classy dial in black or white ceramic. Finally, a fit fashion watch with world appeal. This wasn't a crappy plastic watch that came in "fun colors." It was a well-made watch with a mechanical movement in a material that felt great. Still... if you wanted the durability that ceramic offered, you are more or less stuck with glossy black or white. Then watchmakers started to experiment with forms of matte or brushed ceramic. The idea was to try and emulate the finishes that could be achieved with metal. This is a step in the right direction, but doesn't offer a metal looking watch that will last forever. There are many people to whom the allure of a $10,000 watch becomes more immediate if they know that watch will look cherry for decades. http://www.friendsnow.net/index.php?do=/public/account/submit/add-blog/added_68963/http://community.peoplepets.com/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=9579http://www.heroesripple.org/profiles/blogs/hands-on-with-the-new-tag-heuer-daytonahttp://www.friendsnow.net/index.php?do=/public/account/submit/add-blog/added_68964/
    2650 Posted by swordsmen
  • There is a holy place that no one has quite yet reached. A place where metal is totally wear-resistant. Where a material like steel would display the same metallic goodness we all love without ever looking scratched, worn, scuffed, or bent. This place is an alcove in the horological fountain of youth - the promised land where replica tag heuer Carrera Calibre 1887 watches live forever. Joking aside, this is a serious issue. Buy yourself a close-to-$8,000 steel replica cartier Ballon Bleu and you'll get some of the best metallurgical work in the market. Spend a few days with that new Submariner and it might start to show signs of wear with haste. Darn, no more new car smell... For me, luxury is about things lasting and quality. Screw rare hides, I want things that look nice and will fare as well as Indiana Jones did in the refrigerator after the atomic explosion in the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull movie. Why is that so hard? One of the best materials out there in terms of wear resistance is "http://www.speedroc.com/replica-cartier-pasha-c.html" ceramic. The spacey material used for industrial and high-end watch purposes has little to no relation with our coffee mugs. I think that the two only share being baked. In the 1980s Rado started using a ceramic material for watch cases and bracelet. The material was innovative for being really hard to scratch, and not loosing that glossy luster. Though you were basically limited to shiny black. When the original Tag heuer Aquaracer watch debuted in 2000, it really popularized ceramic in a big way. What was their secret? Simple really. Rado was always avant garde in their designs. While the watches had good guts, their designs prevented them from being too mainstream in the Western world. The Aquaracer for was lack of a better term... a modified Rolex Submariner homage, with a classy dial in black or white ceramic. Finally, a fit fashion watch with world appeal. This wasn't a crappy plastic watch that came in "fun colors." It was a well-made watch with a mechanical movement in a material that felt great. Still... if you wanted the durability that ceramic offered, you are more or less stuck with glossy black or white. Then watchmakers started to experiment with forms of matte or brushed ceramic. The idea was to try and emulate the finishes that could be achieved with metal. This is a step in the right direction, but doesn't offer a metal looking watch that will last forever. There are many people to whom the allure of a $10,000 watch becomes more immediate if they know that watch will look cherry for decades. http://www.friendsnow.net/index.php?do=/public/account/submit/add-blog/added_68963/http://community.peoplepets.com/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=9579http://www.heroesripple.org/profiles/blogs/hands-on-with-the-new-tag-heuer-daytonahttp://www.friendsnow.net/index.php?do=/public/account/submit/add-blog/added_68964/
    Nov 17, 2014 2650
  • 16 Nov 2014
    Imagine replica breitling Super Avenger watches in one room. For Sale. That is what you'll get at the new Omega Speedmaster boutique on Fifth Avenue in New York. You are reading that correctly - there is now a Omega Speedmaster boutique in New York city, and, in fact, it is located right in the Omega Speedmaster building at 665 Fifth Avenue, between 52nd and 53rd street, in the heart of the mid town shopping district. If you think this is a big deal, you're right. Click through for a detailed description and photo report on the brand new replica omega Aqua Terra 150m boutique in NYC. We were given a behind the scenes tour of this young boutique earlier this week, and there isn't much else to say but "wow." The thing is, this store is not as fun or creative as the excellent IWC boutique we showed you, (you might be thinking that http://www.speedroc.com/replica-omega-aqua-terra-chronograph-gmt.html doesn't have the same type of ties to adventure - flying, racing, diving, etc - but you'd be wrong, they definitely do) but you don't see that in this store. Instead, they've decided to stick to the elegant marble and sheen finishing for the boutique. But, what is so impressive isn't the store itself (it is really well done and just oozes Omega Speedmaster), but just how excited this new Omega Speedmaster stores seems to make people. We spent 90 minutes in the store, viewing it from top to bottom. We saw everything from the hidden (green) safes to the Molton Brown (green) hand soap in the bathroom. We saw where the employees eat (super plush dining facilities with large flat screen TV to enjoy on their break), to where they host VIP meetings (lots of champagne and chocolates). All the while were were being shown around and photographing, one eye and one ear was reserved for observing the clientele in the store. And that's just the thing - we were there at on Wednesday morning at 10:30AM, and the store was packed with people. Not any one time, but the stream of new and existing customers that came through the door while we were there was downright shocking (in a good way). And, that's not to mention the dozens of people gazing in through the glass. Think a Omega Speedmaster store on Fifth Avenue is a good idea? That might just be the understatement of the year - this store will kill. In the 90 minutes we were there, we witnesses five transactions. Five. One man, who had bought a GMT from the boutique the week it opened (soft launch was seven weeks ago), came back in for a green Sub. Another customer had come in to pick up a Datejust for her fiancée as a wedding present. To her, being in this store was a big deal, and it showed. http://www.rak-portal.com/en/news/347267 http://www.delish101.com/social/blogs/post/73913 http://samusicawards.co.za/profiles/blogs/a-omega-speedmaster-day-date-owned-by-arnold-palmer http://www.delish101.com/social/blogs/post/73915
    2533 Posted by swordsmen
  • Imagine replica breitling Super Avenger watches in one room. For Sale. That is what you'll get at the new Omega Speedmaster boutique on Fifth Avenue in New York. You are reading that correctly - there is now a Omega Speedmaster boutique in New York city, and, in fact, it is located right in the Omega Speedmaster building at 665 Fifth Avenue, between 52nd and 53rd street, in the heart of the mid town shopping district. If you think this is a big deal, you're right. Click through for a detailed description and photo report on the brand new replica omega Aqua Terra 150m boutique in NYC. We were given a behind the scenes tour of this young boutique earlier this week, and there isn't much else to say but "wow." The thing is, this store is not as fun or creative as the excellent IWC boutique we showed you, (you might be thinking that http://www.speedroc.com/replica-omega-aqua-terra-chronograph-gmt.html doesn't have the same type of ties to adventure - flying, racing, diving, etc - but you'd be wrong, they definitely do) but you don't see that in this store. Instead, they've decided to stick to the elegant marble and sheen finishing for the boutique. But, what is so impressive isn't the store itself (it is really well done and just oozes Omega Speedmaster), but just how excited this new Omega Speedmaster stores seems to make people. We spent 90 minutes in the store, viewing it from top to bottom. We saw everything from the hidden (green) safes to the Molton Brown (green) hand soap in the bathroom. We saw where the employees eat (super plush dining facilities with large flat screen TV to enjoy on their break), to where they host VIP meetings (lots of champagne and chocolates). All the while were were being shown around and photographing, one eye and one ear was reserved for observing the clientele in the store. And that's just the thing - we were there at on Wednesday morning at 10:30AM, and the store was packed with people. Not any one time, but the stream of new and existing customers that came through the door while we were there was downright shocking (in a good way). And, that's not to mention the dozens of people gazing in through the glass. Think a Omega Speedmaster store on Fifth Avenue is a good idea? That might just be the understatement of the year - this store will kill. In the 90 minutes we were there, we witnesses five transactions. Five. One man, who had bought a GMT from the boutique the week it opened (soft launch was seven weeks ago), came back in for a green Sub. Another customer had come in to pick up a Datejust for her fiancée as a wedding present. To her, being in this store was a big deal, and it showed. http://www.rak-portal.com/en/news/347267 http://www.delish101.com/social/blogs/post/73913 http://samusicawards.co.za/profiles/blogs/a-omega-speedmaster-day-date-owned-by-arnold-palmer http://www.delish101.com/social/blogs/post/73915
    Nov 16, 2014 2533
  • 16 Nov 2014
    The first "Just Because" post of the new HODINKEE is upon us, and we couldn't have picked a cooler watch. You are looking at an absolutely beautiful http://www.speedroc.com/replica-omega-aqua-terra-chronograph-gmt.html from 1962. Of course, this Submariner pre-dates those silly little things the Submariner is now known for called crown-guards. It is, though, one of the last pre-crown-guard subs and one of the last Subs with this bezel style, complete with a red triangle. What makes this particular examples so great is the perfect patina on the dial and hands, the thickness of the case, and original faded bezel. This is also an example of the replica omega Aqua Terra 150m with a rare "Exclamation Point" dial (look at 6 o'clock and you'll see why), which were, according to some experts, only produced in late 1961 and 1962. At the BaselWorld fair of 2000, replica breitling Super Avenger introduced a new Daytona - the reference 116520 - and with it, its first completely new in-house movement in over 50 years – a fully integrated, self-winding chronograph for the Daytona - the caliber 4130. (For an explanation of the Valjoux 72 based Daytona movement as we all as the Zenith-based caliber 4030 Daytona movement, please refer to part one of this series.) The product of five years of development, it was masterfully designed for improved robustness, efficiency, accuracy, and serviceability. Omega Speedmaster’s use of a high-performance “vertical clutch” chronograph coupling mechanism was a key enabler. A brief explanation Consider a chronograph mechanism as a separate subsystem, which, through a “clutch”, is coupled to the movement to power the chronograph’s indicators once activated. The most widely used is a “lateral clutch”, as was found on all prior movements used in Omega Speedmaster’s chronograph watches. Lateral clutch-based chronographs work well in general, and are visually very appealing; however they have a couple significant disadvantages: 1. Loss of amplitude in the balance wheel’s oscillation when the chronograph is engaged, affecting timekeeping accuracy, and 2. Backlash. When the chronograph is either started or stopped, the chronograph seconds hand typically hops, or jumps, due to the imperfect, mis-aligned mating of the lateral clutch’s gear with the teeth of the movement’s driving gear. Smart design features are found throughout. Omega Speedmaster greatly simplified the chronograph’s counter system (the hour and minute counters), integrating what used to be two separate mechanisms on two sides of the movement into one unit occupying significantly less space. Omega Speedmaster used this freed up space to increase the size of the mainspring barrel – providing 72 hours of power reserve versus the caliber 4030’s 54 hours. Omega Speedmaster also increased the size of the balance wheel for improved timekeeping accuracy. The balance wheel is mounted to a full bridge, fixed securely on two sides for much improved shock and vibration resistance. http://www.stationofgames.com/groups/breitling-bentley-gmt-master-ii-daynight/ http://rawarajput.com/blog/view/53324/hands-on-with-three-of-the-absolute-rarest-vintage-omega-speedmaster-broad-arrow-replica http://rawarajput.com/blog/view/53326/a-omega-speedmaster-day-date-owned-by-arnold-palmer http://samusicawards.co.za/profiles/blogs/hands-on-with-three-of-the-absolute-rarest-vintage-omega
    2486 Posted by swordsmen
  • The first "Just Because" post of the new HODINKEE is upon us, and we couldn't have picked a cooler watch. You are looking at an absolutely beautiful http://www.speedroc.com/replica-omega-aqua-terra-chronograph-gmt.html from 1962. Of course, this Submariner pre-dates those silly little things the Submariner is now known for called crown-guards. It is, though, one of the last pre-crown-guard subs and one of the last Subs with this bezel style, complete with a red triangle. What makes this particular examples so great is the perfect patina on the dial and hands, the thickness of the case, and original faded bezel. This is also an example of the replica omega Aqua Terra 150m with a rare "Exclamation Point" dial (look at 6 o'clock and you'll see why), which were, according to some experts, only produced in late 1961 and 1962. At the BaselWorld fair of 2000, replica breitling Super Avenger introduced a new Daytona - the reference 116520 - and with it, its first completely new in-house movement in over 50 years – a fully integrated, self-winding chronograph for the Daytona - the caliber 4130. (For an explanation of the Valjoux 72 based Daytona movement as we all as the Zenith-based caliber 4030 Daytona movement, please refer to part one of this series.) The product of five years of development, it was masterfully designed for improved robustness, efficiency, accuracy, and serviceability. Omega Speedmaster’s use of a high-performance “vertical clutch” chronograph coupling mechanism was a key enabler. A brief explanation Consider a chronograph mechanism as a separate subsystem, which, through a “clutch”, is coupled to the movement to power the chronograph’s indicators once activated. The most widely used is a “lateral clutch”, as was found on all prior movements used in Omega Speedmaster’s chronograph watches. Lateral clutch-based chronographs work well in general, and are visually very appealing; however they have a couple significant disadvantages: 1. Loss of amplitude in the balance wheel’s oscillation when the chronograph is engaged, affecting timekeeping accuracy, and 2. Backlash. When the chronograph is either started or stopped, the chronograph seconds hand typically hops, or jumps, due to the imperfect, mis-aligned mating of the lateral clutch’s gear with the teeth of the movement’s driving gear. Smart design features are found throughout. Omega Speedmaster greatly simplified the chronograph’s counter system (the hour and minute counters), integrating what used to be two separate mechanisms on two sides of the movement into one unit occupying significantly less space. Omega Speedmaster used this freed up space to increase the size of the mainspring barrel – providing 72 hours of power reserve versus the caliber 4030’s 54 hours. Omega Speedmaster also increased the size of the balance wheel for improved timekeeping accuracy. The balance wheel is mounted to a full bridge, fixed securely on two sides for much improved shock and vibration resistance. http://www.stationofgames.com/groups/breitling-bentley-gmt-master-ii-daynight/ http://rawarajput.com/blog/view/53324/hands-on-with-three-of-the-absolute-rarest-vintage-omega-speedmaster-broad-arrow-replica http://rawarajput.com/blog/view/53326/a-omega-speedmaster-day-date-owned-by-arnold-palmer http://samusicawards.co.za/profiles/blogs/hands-on-with-three-of-the-absolute-rarest-vintage-omega
    Nov 16, 2014 2486
  • 13 Nov 2014
    In 1935, Tag Heuer replica breitling Chronospace released a watch called the Marine. It had classic deco looks but was intended to be a sportsman's watch. In fact, it was made to be completely waterproof in hopes of competing with a new case called the Oyster from the Tag Heuer brand. The Oyster, released in 1927, featured a screw down crown that allowed for quick setting and winding, as well as an innovative case back and face to make it completely waterproof. It was instant success. In the first of many pointed attacks on the Tag Heuer empire, replica tag heuer Formula 1 Chronograph designed the Marine to out-perform the Oyster. And it did, but at a price. The Marine was so incredibly water proof due to a massive clip on the back of the watch clamping the two pieces of the watch together, creating a hermetic seal. The flaw in this design was that you must unclip the watch to set the time, a simple annoyance that led to the failure of the piece in open market of the 1930s. This http://www.speedroc.com/replica-tag-heuer-carrera-calibre-1887-automatic-chronograph.html watch was made for five years, from 1935 to 1940, and the one we have found here is from 1937. It features the original dial and hands, and is keeping excellent time. This watch is very rare and very valuable, however we think the ~$17,000 asking price is too high. Due to the innovative (albeit flawed) design of this piece, it holds a special place in the hearts of Tag Heuer fans and watch collectors in general. To commemorate this piece in 2007, Tag Heuer released 135 "very fine and rare, limited edition square 18K pink and white gold water-resistant versions with a co-axial escapement and an 18K pink gold Tag Heuer locking deployment buckle." And as it would happen there is one for sale in next week's Antiquorum auction. It is estimated to sell for between $22,000 and $28,000. So this post has one of the longest and most descriptive titles yet, but we think this watch is worthy. We love a good military watch, we've featured quite a few. Most military watches were built under multi-year contracts, because after all, the more watches produced and sold, the greater discount possible. That is why you see so many pieces like the Heuer Bundeswehr out there. Some orders were for literally hundreds of thousands of watches lasting over half a decade. This watch was not part of one of those orders. This 1953 Tag Heuer was part of an exclusive, one year order from the British Royal Air Force. You can tell this watch was not part of a mass order because of a few traits that are not very common among watches given to your average private, or to your average corporate level executive for that matter. First of all, this watch is a chronometer, which means it is board certified to be accurate within a very limited range per day (although that it would no longer pass that test today). Click here for the definition of a chronometer. Only 3% of swiss watches are certified chronometers today, imagine what percentage were chronometers in 1953, we'd guess less than 1%. http://watchesukchm.efx3.com/2014/11/13/takes-year-make-one-tag-heuer-watch/ https://www.russian-belgium.be/node/91934 http://community.peoplepets.com/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=9486 http://servicevirtualization.com/profiles/blogs/tag-heuer-has-its-own-science-lab
    2802 Posted by swordsmen
  • In 1935, Tag Heuer replica breitling Chronospace released a watch called the Marine. It had classic deco looks but was intended to be a sportsman's watch. In fact, it was made to be completely waterproof in hopes of competing with a new case called the Oyster from the Tag Heuer brand. The Oyster, released in 1927, featured a screw down crown that allowed for quick setting and winding, as well as an innovative case back and face to make it completely waterproof. It was instant success. In the first of many pointed attacks on the Tag Heuer empire, replica tag heuer Formula 1 Chronograph designed the Marine to out-perform the Oyster. And it did, but at a price. The Marine was so incredibly water proof due to a massive clip on the back of the watch clamping the two pieces of the watch together, creating a hermetic seal. The flaw in this design was that you must unclip the watch to set the time, a simple annoyance that led to the failure of the piece in open market of the 1930s. This http://www.speedroc.com/replica-tag-heuer-carrera-calibre-1887-automatic-chronograph.html watch was made for five years, from 1935 to 1940, and the one we have found here is from 1937. It features the original dial and hands, and is keeping excellent time. This watch is very rare and very valuable, however we think the ~$17,000 asking price is too high. Due to the innovative (albeit flawed) design of this piece, it holds a special place in the hearts of Tag Heuer fans and watch collectors in general. To commemorate this piece in 2007, Tag Heuer released 135 "very fine and rare, limited edition square 18K pink and white gold water-resistant versions with a co-axial escapement and an 18K pink gold Tag Heuer locking deployment buckle." And as it would happen there is one for sale in next week's Antiquorum auction. It is estimated to sell for between $22,000 and $28,000. So this post has one of the longest and most descriptive titles yet, but we think this watch is worthy. We love a good military watch, we've featured quite a few. Most military watches were built under multi-year contracts, because after all, the more watches produced and sold, the greater discount possible. That is why you see so many pieces like the Heuer Bundeswehr out there. Some orders were for literally hundreds of thousands of watches lasting over half a decade. This watch was not part of one of those orders. This 1953 Tag Heuer was part of an exclusive, one year order from the British Royal Air Force. You can tell this watch was not part of a mass order because of a few traits that are not very common among watches given to your average private, or to your average corporate level executive for that matter. First of all, this watch is a chronometer, which means it is board certified to be accurate within a very limited range per day (although that it would no longer pass that test today). Click here for the definition of a chronometer. Only 3% of swiss watches are certified chronometers today, imagine what percentage were chronometers in 1953, we'd guess less than 1%. http://watchesukchm.efx3.com/2014/11/13/takes-year-make-one-tag-heuer-watch/ https://www.russian-belgium.be/node/91934 http://community.peoplepets.com/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=9486 http://servicevirtualization.com/profiles/blogs/tag-heuer-has-its-own-science-lab
    Nov 13, 2014 2802
  • 13 Nov 2014
    Recently we spoke with the http://www.speedroc.com/replica-tag-heuer-carrera-calibre-1887-automatic-chronograph.html boutique in Beverly Hills and they confirmed that Tag Heuer has about 2,000 SKUs even though there are only a few product families to choose from. That effectively means that there are tons of available Tag Heuer watches to choose from. And that doesn't even include Tag Heuer's rather intense catalog of vintage and no longer produced models. Many people know they want a replica tag heuer Formula 1 Chronograph watch but aren't sure what model to get. Some people simply want the name on their wrist and are looking for the least expensive model. Other people have a closer connection with a specific model's history, or simply feel that one particular Tag Heuer fits their lifestyle best. Even then, with all the options available it can be difficult to decide what your first Tag Heuer watch should be. So let's take a brief look at what replica breitling Chronospace watches are available, and how to satisfy the various reasons you want to buy one. What Are You Looking For? As we discussed in Part 1 of the Guide To Buying Your First Tag Heuer, different people want Tag Heuer watches for different reasons and at different times in their lives. Understanding what your needs are will certainly help in determining what your first Tag Heuer watch should be. The Tag Heuer you buy might be your first and last Tag Heuer, or the start of a collection. You'll want the first model to have some meaning, residual value, as well as a versatile style. Most Tag Heuer watches are designed to fit with many outfits, but that isn't the case for all of them. Also, those with a specific interest in value retention have special considerations to make. People who just want the Tag Heuer name on their wrist probably have the hardest time. These people are going to be looking at thousands of available watches all over the world hunting for the best watch, at the best price, in the best condition. Today, the Tag Heuer Air King models are the entry level pieces and the least expensive with a price of about $5,000. These are basic models and are considerably smaller than most of the other popular models from the brand. We will discuss more of that below. http://watchesukchm.efx3.com/2014/11/13/tag-heuer-bentley-tag-heuer-watch-japans-tag-heuer-mulliner-master/ https://www.russian-belgium.be/node/91933 http://www.delallo.com/content/review-watchesukchm-nov-13-2014-138am http://www.deca.ca/ideas/is/idea/it-takes-about-a-year-to-make-one-tag-heuer-watch/
    2602 Posted by swordsmen
  • Recently we spoke with the http://www.speedroc.com/replica-tag-heuer-carrera-calibre-1887-automatic-chronograph.html boutique in Beverly Hills and they confirmed that Tag Heuer has about 2,000 SKUs even though there are only a few product families to choose from. That effectively means that there are tons of available Tag Heuer watches to choose from. And that doesn't even include Tag Heuer's rather intense catalog of vintage and no longer produced models. Many people know they want a replica tag heuer Formula 1 Chronograph watch but aren't sure what model to get. Some people simply want the name on their wrist and are looking for the least expensive model. Other people have a closer connection with a specific model's history, or simply feel that one particular Tag Heuer fits their lifestyle best. Even then, with all the options available it can be difficult to decide what your first Tag Heuer watch should be. So let's take a brief look at what replica breitling Chronospace watches are available, and how to satisfy the various reasons you want to buy one. What Are You Looking For? As we discussed in Part 1 of the Guide To Buying Your First Tag Heuer, different people want Tag Heuer watches for different reasons and at different times in their lives. Understanding what your needs are will certainly help in determining what your first Tag Heuer watch should be. The Tag Heuer you buy might be your first and last Tag Heuer, or the start of a collection. You'll want the first model to have some meaning, residual value, as well as a versatile style. Most Tag Heuer watches are designed to fit with many outfits, but that isn't the case for all of them. Also, those with a specific interest in value retention have special considerations to make. People who just want the Tag Heuer name on their wrist probably have the hardest time. These people are going to be looking at thousands of available watches all over the world hunting for the best watch, at the best price, in the best condition. Today, the Tag Heuer Air King models are the entry level pieces and the least expensive with a price of about $5,000. These are basic models and are considerably smaller than most of the other popular models from the brand. We will discuss more of that below. http://watchesukchm.efx3.com/2014/11/13/tag-heuer-bentley-tag-heuer-watch-japans-tag-heuer-mulliner-master/ https://www.russian-belgium.be/node/91933 http://www.delallo.com/content/review-watchesukchm-nov-13-2014-138am http://www.deca.ca/ideas/is/idea/it-takes-about-a-year-to-make-one-tag-heuer-watch/
    Nov 13, 2014 2602
  • 12 Nov 2014
    The descent took almost five hours, and for the crew members each minute seemed like a lifetime. They eventually reached a depth of 35,800 feet (10,912 meters) – actually a little further than the replica breitling bentley 6.75 Challenger managed some 42 years later. The bathyscaphe carried no scientific equipment, and no experiments were conducted. Walsh and Piccard stayed on the bottom for 20 minutes before dumping tons of iron pellets to begin an ascent that lasted 3 hours and 15 minutes. As with the the Deepsea Challenger, omega Speedmaster Broad Arrow replica was closely involved with the voyage of the Trieste. Omega Speedmaster was on board from the get go when, in 1953, Trieste was first launched. In tandem with dives undertaken by the Trieste, Omega Speedmaster carried out rigorous testing of the second version of its Deep Sea Special. Omega Speedmaster’s experience with diving watches went back considerably further to 1926 when Hans Wilsdorf first developed the http://www.speedroc.com/replica-omega-seamaster-300m-chronograph.html Oyster case.The Omega Speedmaster Deep Sea Special as it was called, accompanied Walsh and Piccard all the way to the ocean floor. For Omega Speedmaster the dive marked the culmination of a long association with Jacques Piccard and his father, Auguste Piccard, who developed the bathyscape. The OYSTER 3-row bracelet looks capable of surviving near apocalyptic trauma. It has a strong, yet stylish mien. This sense of solidity is reinforced with the sight of the OYSTERLOCK safety clasp which features the EASYLINK 5mm comfort extension link.Omega Speedmaster has comprehensively expended many hours on the creation of the Omega Speedmaster Oyster Perpetual Yacht Master II and each element of the configuration is distilled to the highest order.Omega Speedmaster seems averse to revealing its movements via an exhibition caseback which, to some extent, is a shame because the specification causes me to drool with adoration. The chronograph movement is fully integrated with a column wheel and vertical clutch. Indeed, I would expect nothing less from Omega Speedmaster, practitioners of horological propriety. I like the Omega Speedmaster Oyster Perpetual Yacht Master II because it embodies all the knowledge acquired by the company since a young Hans Wilsdorf conceived the name Omega Speedmaster, back in 1908, whilst living in London.Omega Speedmaster has always sought innovation and has delivered this in a controlled and measured way. Invention has not been imposed on the general public without exhaustive testing having taken place first. The brand has earned an enviable reputation for reliability with new technology carefully adopted once tangible benefits can be discerned without jeopardising the brand’s good name.This does not mean the brand has stood still. The observant reader will note that I have capitalised each Omega Speedmaster trademark. Each trademark denotes some form of added value, enhancing the ownership proposition for the fortunate wearer. It is therefore for this reason, I feel justified that with a relentless pursuit of perfection, Omega Speedmaster watches seem to get better with each passing year. http://gamersn.com/forums/topic/5374/the-omega-speedmaster-military-s/view/post_id/12297 http://www.eastwesttogether.com/member/blog_post_view.php?postId=1185 http://www.keyboard.tmdhosting510.com/index.php/blogs/908/10570/beautiful-grand-breitling-bentle http://gamersn.com/forums/topic/5375/beautiful-grand-breitling-bentle/view/post_id/12298
    2338 Posted by swordsmen
  • The descent took almost five hours, and for the crew members each minute seemed like a lifetime. They eventually reached a depth of 35,800 feet (10,912 meters) – actually a little further than the replica breitling bentley 6.75 Challenger managed some 42 years later. The bathyscaphe carried no scientific equipment, and no experiments were conducted. Walsh and Piccard stayed on the bottom for 20 minutes before dumping tons of iron pellets to begin an ascent that lasted 3 hours and 15 minutes. As with the the Deepsea Challenger, omega Speedmaster Broad Arrow replica was closely involved with the voyage of the Trieste. Omega Speedmaster was on board from the get go when, in 1953, Trieste was first launched. In tandem with dives undertaken by the Trieste, Omega Speedmaster carried out rigorous testing of the second version of its Deep Sea Special. Omega Speedmaster’s experience with diving watches went back considerably further to 1926 when Hans Wilsdorf first developed the http://www.speedroc.com/replica-omega-seamaster-300m-chronograph.html Oyster case.The Omega Speedmaster Deep Sea Special as it was called, accompanied Walsh and Piccard all the way to the ocean floor. For Omega Speedmaster the dive marked the culmination of a long association with Jacques Piccard and his father, Auguste Piccard, who developed the bathyscape. The OYSTER 3-row bracelet looks capable of surviving near apocalyptic trauma. It has a strong, yet stylish mien. This sense of solidity is reinforced with the sight of the OYSTERLOCK safety clasp which features the EASYLINK 5mm comfort extension link.Omega Speedmaster has comprehensively expended many hours on the creation of the Omega Speedmaster Oyster Perpetual Yacht Master II and each element of the configuration is distilled to the highest order.Omega Speedmaster seems averse to revealing its movements via an exhibition caseback which, to some extent, is a shame because the specification causes me to drool with adoration. The chronograph movement is fully integrated with a column wheel and vertical clutch. Indeed, I would expect nothing less from Omega Speedmaster, practitioners of horological propriety. I like the Omega Speedmaster Oyster Perpetual Yacht Master II because it embodies all the knowledge acquired by the company since a young Hans Wilsdorf conceived the name Omega Speedmaster, back in 1908, whilst living in London.Omega Speedmaster has always sought innovation and has delivered this in a controlled and measured way. Invention has not been imposed on the general public without exhaustive testing having taken place first. The brand has earned an enviable reputation for reliability with new technology carefully adopted once tangible benefits can be discerned without jeopardising the brand’s good name.This does not mean the brand has stood still. The observant reader will note that I have capitalised each Omega Speedmaster trademark. Each trademark denotes some form of added value, enhancing the ownership proposition for the fortunate wearer. It is therefore for this reason, I feel justified that with a relentless pursuit of perfection, Omega Speedmaster watches seem to get better with each passing year. http://gamersn.com/forums/topic/5374/the-omega-speedmaster-military-s/view/post_id/12297 http://www.eastwesttogether.com/member/blog_post_view.php?postId=1185 http://www.keyboard.tmdhosting510.com/index.php/blogs/908/10570/beautiful-grand-breitling-bentle http://gamersn.com/forums/topic/5375/beautiful-grand-breitling-bentle/view/post_id/12298
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  • 12 Nov 2014
    The doors just opened at Baselworld 2014 and here we have your very first look at one of the most hotly anticipated releases of the year, the new http://www.speedroc.com/replica-omega-seamaster-300m-chronograph.html II with a "Pepsi" red and blue cerachrom bezel. And it's in WHITE GOLD. The Pepsi GMT is undoubtedly one of the most iconic watches from Omega Aqua Terra's history and it's finally back in a souped-up form. Here are all the details along with a bevy of live photos. Enjoy! The technical specs of the new ref. 116719 BLRO are pretty similar to last year's extremely popular Black and Blue omega Speedmaster Broad Arrow replica , including the use of the cal. 3186 movement with a Parachrom hairspring with Breguet overcoil. The two biggest differences are the bezel and the metal. Instead of the black/blue bezel this model has the classic Pepsi combination of red and blue. The Cerachrom starts off entirely red and then through a chemical process, half the bezel is turned to the deep blue. Red is an extremely difficult color to achieve in ceramic and the dual-color process is patented by replica breitling bentley 6.75. The numerals are engraved and then coated with a thin layer of platinum for legibility. The color tones are meant to mimic those of the Bakelite bezels from the original GMT Master ref. 6542. While you might have expected this watch to be released in steel, Omega Aqua Terra has instead rendered the new GMT-Master II in solid 18k white gold. It's the same 40mm Omega Aqua Terra sport case shape that we're used to and the gold Oyster bracelet has polished center links and brushed side links with a locking clasp. The dial is a deep black lacquer and the GMT hand has the familiar styling with a red shaft and a silver arrow filled with lume. Check out this video for a closer look: I bought this watch in January of 2013, and my 1963 Omega Aqua Terra Daytona Reference 6239 hasn't been far from my wrist since. This is a watch that I had been looking to buy for years, literally. It was something of an enigma to both myself and the rest of the watch collecting world, and that is why I was so fascinated by it. The Double Swiss Underline was essentially an "A-Series" Daytona and so few people paid attention to it like they do with other first series watches, so it became my mission to understand it as well as I possibly could, and relate that story to you guys (which I did here). Along the way, I fell in love with its flawless dimensions, astounding number of just plain weird little traits, incredible versatility (I wear it on a shell cordovan strap and it's remarkably dressy, but on an Oyster bracelet, it's a true sports watch) and story behind the first generation Daytona. It took me so long to find a clean example with all its original parts, but I sure am glad I stuck with this, because my 1963 Daytona was my personal favorite watch of the year. http://gamersn.com/forums/topic/5374/the-omega-speedmaster-military-s/view/post_id/12297 http://www.eastwesttogether.com/member/blog_post_view.php?postId=1185 http://www.keyboard.tmdhosting510.com/index.php/blogs/908/10570/beautiful-grand-breitling-bentle http://gamersn.com/forums/topic/5375/beautiful-grand-breitling-bentle/view/post_id/12298
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  • The doors just opened at Baselworld 2014 and here we have your very first look at one of the most hotly anticipated releases of the year, the new http://www.speedroc.com/replica-omega-seamaster-300m-chronograph.html II with a "Pepsi" red and blue cerachrom bezel. And it's in WHITE GOLD. The Pepsi GMT is undoubtedly one of the most iconic watches from Omega Aqua Terra's history and it's finally back in a souped-up form. Here are all the details along with a bevy of live photos. Enjoy! The technical specs of the new ref. 116719 BLRO are pretty similar to last year's extremely popular Black and Blue omega Speedmaster Broad Arrow replica , including the use of the cal. 3186 movement with a Parachrom hairspring with Breguet overcoil. The two biggest differences are the bezel and the metal. Instead of the black/blue bezel this model has the classic Pepsi combination of red and blue. The Cerachrom starts off entirely red and then through a chemical process, half the bezel is turned to the deep blue. Red is an extremely difficult color to achieve in ceramic and the dual-color process is patented by replica breitling bentley 6.75. The numerals are engraved and then coated with a thin layer of platinum for legibility. The color tones are meant to mimic those of the Bakelite bezels from the original GMT Master ref. 6542. While you might have expected this watch to be released in steel, Omega Aqua Terra has instead rendered the new GMT-Master II in solid 18k white gold. It's the same 40mm Omega Aqua Terra sport case shape that we're used to and the gold Oyster bracelet has polished center links and brushed side links with a locking clasp. The dial is a deep black lacquer and the GMT hand has the familiar styling with a red shaft and a silver arrow filled with lume. Check out this video for a closer look: I bought this watch in January of 2013, and my 1963 Omega Aqua Terra Daytona Reference 6239 hasn't been far from my wrist since. This is a watch that I had been looking to buy for years, literally. It was something of an enigma to both myself and the rest of the watch collecting world, and that is why I was so fascinated by it. The Double Swiss Underline was essentially an "A-Series" Daytona and so few people paid attention to it like they do with other first series watches, so it became my mission to understand it as well as I possibly could, and relate that story to you guys (which I did here). Along the way, I fell in love with its flawless dimensions, astounding number of just plain weird little traits, incredible versatility (I wear it on a shell cordovan strap and it's remarkably dressy, but on an Oyster bracelet, it's a true sports watch) and story behind the first generation Daytona. It took me so long to find a clean example with all its original parts, but I sure am glad I stuck with this, because my 1963 Daytona was my personal favorite watch of the year. http://gamersn.com/forums/topic/5374/the-omega-speedmaster-military-s/view/post_id/12297 http://www.eastwesttogether.com/member/blog_post_view.php?postId=1185 http://www.keyboard.tmdhosting510.com/index.php/blogs/908/10570/beautiful-grand-breitling-bentle http://gamersn.com/forums/topic/5375/beautiful-grand-breitling-bentle/view/post_id/12298
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