IWC Pilot’s Watch Chronograph

IWC Pilot’s Watch Chronograph

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IWC has been making watches for a long time, and it has definitely made a lot of Pilot watches in its history; however, there are some watches that simply stay with you, watches that you can’t resist having and watches that you would always cherish. This is definitely one of these watches and with the cool design and the fact that it comes with such great technology there is no wonder why people out there create replicas that resemble it. However, not all replicas are great and you should always watch out for what you buy.

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Here we have to compare two watches, one is an original IWC watch and the other is a replica watch. There are a few things that set these two watches apart. There is a total number of six differences when it comes to these watches.

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The first difference that we see between these two watches is the fact that the replica watch doesn’t have the tachymeter and this might put some people off. The second difference between these two watches is at 3 o’clock, where it seems that there is a red marking; the marking cannot be found on the replica watch. Another difference is when looking at the watch overall, and we can see that the hour markings are definitely longer on the replica watch than on the original IWC watch. The next difference is the lower chronograph that seems to have different numbers than the one on the original. The chronograph on the replica watch has the following sequence of numbers: 6, 12, 18, and 24 while the original watch has the following sequence of numbers: 3, 6, 9 and 12. The same happens with the chronograph on the left that has numbers 4 and 8 while the one on the original watch has numbers 20 and 10. Also, it seems that the top chronograph has the same problem, showing on the replica watch the following number sequence: 4, 8 and 12 while the chronograph on the original watch is different, since it shows numbers: 10, 20 and 30, making this the last difference between these two watches.

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TAG Heuer Grand Carrera Calibre 36 Replica

TAG Heuer Grand Carrera Calibre 36 Replica

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This watch is probably one of the famous series when it comes to this brand’s watches. You might be wondering why; the main reason is that this particular watch is very classy but manages to keep quite a modern touch to it. Obviously, TAG Heuer Grand Carrera Calibre 36 is the right choice for a wide range of people, making it more and more popular. This watch was also a great step forward when it came to technology as it featured the first mechanical chronograph that measured and displayed time to 1/10th of a second. It has been inspired from the race car engine design so fans will simply love the fact that this watch maintains that car feel without loosing its elegance.

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Here we have two watches, both pretty similar, but one is a replica watch and the other is an original. When it comes to the replica watch, we have the same modern style and elegance with a few small differences. However, the watch is wearable and manages to catch the style suggested by the original brand.

 The first noticeable difference is the fact that the hour, minute and second markings are not the same on the replica watch as they appear to be a slightly different and darker color. However, this is not very noticeable because the whole design manages to make this look decent. Also, the difference is not big and will only be noticed by someone who is well versed in watches.

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 Another difference is the fact that the numbers on the chronograph are not the same numbers showed on the original watch chronograph. This happens, unfortunately, with both chronograph so if you inspect the watch closely, you will notice that the original watch features a correct set of numbers while the replica watch doesn’t.

There is also another difference that you can notice easily when comparing these Tag Heuer watches; the difference is the fact that the date shown on the original watch has a different design and it seems to be written in white on a black background, while on the replica watch, the date is written with black on a white background. However, noticing this will probably require that both watches are put side to side and compared, which rarely happens.

Overall, this is a decent replica, it manages to have the elements that can be found on the original watch, but it has some differences that might put off some buyers.

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Panerai Submersible Divers Professional

Panerai Submersible Divers Professional

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The Panerai Submersible Divers Professional is indeed a watch that is worth having when you want something with a casual twist but overall pretty elegant. It is probably the perfect watch for a gentleman that wants to have only one important accessory as a signature or statement to their outfit. So, having this amazingly well-crafted watch can definitely be seen as a social statement, but also as a good way to accessorize yourself simply but sophisticated. However, if you don’t have the means to buy it, you might be interested in buying a replica of it; it will cost you less and some of them even look the same. However, you have to pay attention to the replica you buy because not all of them are that great. Here, for example, we have two replicas put side by side so that we can clearly inspect the differences between them.

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The first difference that we can see between these watches is at the crown, more specifically the part that protects the crown of the watch; there is nothing wrong with its shape or how it was crafted but on the replica watch it has markings while on the original watch it doesn’t. They seem to be the markings used at another model of Panerai watch.

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The second difference between the two watches can be easily seen on the bezel; there, this imitation watch has shorter markings but also bulkier, while the original watch features slimmer and longer ones. Another thing that sets the two watches apart is the fact that the replica watch seems to have no marking for the Swiss Made writing underneath 6 o’clock but it is clearly visible on the original one. The last difference between these two watches is in the middle of the watch, right beneath the brand name; there, you will see that the replica watch has 1000m written on it, but the original watch has that space blank but that might be found on another Panerai model. With these in mind, you can judge for yourself whether that replica is worth your money or not.

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Panerai Luminor Submersible Depth Gauge

Panerai Luminor Submersible Depth Gauge

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The beautiful Panerai Luminor Submersible Depth Gauge watch is definitely an exclusive pick for any gentleman who wants to be elegant. The watch is made with lovely brushed titanium and polished steel so it stands out really well and has a very sophisticated look to it. The 44mm diameter also makes it a perfect accessory for any type of wrist, be it larger or thinner. Unfortunately, some of you might be put off by the price, which can be a bit steep but there are many replica watches manufacturers out there that will definitely make a perfect watch that looks and feels the same as the original. However, everybody should be careful when buying one of these watches because some might have a few more imperfections than you see at first.

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Here we have two watches put side by side but one is an original watch while the other is a Panerai Luminor Submersible replica. The first difference between the two watches is the color of the hour markings and numbers; the color seems to be white on the replica watch but it has a yellow shade on the original watch. The second difference between these watches is on the part that protects the crown where there’s the writing Reg. T.M.; however, it seems to be more prominent and darker in color on the original watch while on the replica seems to be faded away.  Also, the markings on the bezel seem to have the same problem, they are faded on the replica watch but whiter and seem to stand out more on the original watch.

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Other than these three differences, the replica is pretty much the same as the original watch. The rubber band looks the same and the colors that mimic titanium are looking the same as the original colors so overall this is a pretty good replica. It’s definitely better than others out there since it only has a few almost imperceptible differences when compared side by side with the original Panerai Luminor Submersible Depth Gauge. You can definitely give this watch a try if you want to wear something less expensive but amazing.

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Panerai Luminor Submersible Divers

Panerai Luminor Submersible Divers

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This beautiful watch is certainly a statement of style and it comes to be simple enough to be worn throughout many occasions. Not only will you find this Panerai Luminor Submersible Diver watch a great treat for your casual outfits, but it might even look good on more elegant attire. This is certainly an amazing watch to own when you want something simple, but sophisticated and techy enough to stand out. Fortunately, this watch is not just available for those who have a big amount of money to spend on accessories as there are many manufacturers that make replicas.

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Here we have two watches of the same model, but one is a replica watch and the other is an original; both have been put side by side for comparison.

The first striking difference between the watches is on the upper part of the bezel insert, where the markings are placed. We can easily see that the markings on the replica watch are different than the ones on the original, mainly because of the fact that the markings on the replica are shorter and less prominent, but also not as precise and look a bit amateurish made. Also, the replica watch features the writing Reg. on the device protecting the crown but on the original watch these markings are not to be found.

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Another thing that you will find on the replica watch but not on the original is the writing underneath the brand on the face of the watch; it says 1000 meters but on the original watch the space is blank. However, the fourth difference between these two watches is given by the writing under the 6 o’clock marking; there you will see Swiss Made written on the original Panerai Luminor Submersible Divers but on the replica watch nothing is written there and also nothing could be written there because the marking is lower and it would cover any writing. These are all the differences between these two watches and it’s up to you whether you want to buy this watch with its flaws or not.

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