IWC Portofino Chronograph

IWC Portofino Chronograph

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A pretentious and very luxurious watch, the Portofino Chronograph is definitely an interesting addition to all IWC watches. This beautifully crafted accessory comes with bold lines and a sporty touch. It is made to resemble the cockpit of the famous 1960 Italian sports cars and it definitely does a great job with its beautiful materials and automatic 75329 calibre. So if you are looking for a watch that would quench your thirst for sports cars but look pretty elegant with any outfit, this particular model is the perfect watch for you. However, if you don’t have the finances necessary for such a watch, perhaps a better alternative would be to look for a replica, but not all replicas are good and here we have two watches, put side by side so that we can judge whether the replica is a good alternative.

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The first difference that we notice between them is on the bracelet; on the original watch we see that there are smaller links and the pattern is much more detailed but on the replica there is a rougher design. Another problem is with the chronographs, first because they have different numbers on them and second, because they are smaller, making the markings on top and bottom seem larger than the ones on the original watch. When it comes to the numbers on them, the top chronograph has the following numbers on the original watch: 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30. As it’s sometimes the case with chronograph replica watches, the numbers on subdial are different: 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, and 60; on the bottom chronograph, we see numbers 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 on the original watch but numbers 20, 40 and 60 on the replica watch.

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The chronometer on the watch also seems to have different numbers and while on the original watch it only shows 60, IWC replica watch has a chronometer with 3, 6, 9, and 12 written on it. The last difference between these watches is the seconds hand as it has a slightly different design on the replica, but nothing major. Besides that, these are all the differences that we can see between these two watches.

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King Power Foudroyante all Black

King Power Foudroyante all Black

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Hublot Big Bang King Power Foudroyante All Black is a rough looking watch with a very unique design to it. The watch comes with a 48 mm diameter and a 18 mm thickness which is definitely more than your average watch. It has sapphire glass and a ceramic case with a matching rubber ceramic strap that will surely complement the unconventional design. Hublot Big Bang King Power Foudroyante is as its name states all black and the ceramic strap has never been seen before. The seconds dial is also showing eighths of second but wearers can also choose to split their seconds by allowing one hand to work. It seems that Hublot is creating more and more rough watches and whether there is a real demand for them or the company likes the way it reflects it in the outside world is a mystery but one thing is for certain, you cannot ignore them. The watches stand out, have personality and manage to be as unique as it can get.

Authentic Big Bang King Power Foudroyante all Black

Unfortunately for most people out there a Big Bang King Power Foudroyante All Black costs about $22,000 so it might not be the first watch people think of buying. This is a fortune for most people so replicas are in high demand in this field. Replicas can have their own disadvantages as they are usually made with low cost materials and don’t respect the initial design. For example, here we have a replica Hublot and the original watch; they have been put side by side for comparison.

Fake Big Bang King Power Foudroyante all Black copy

We can see the smooth titanium like elements and the ceramic like case that the replica watch has managed to recreate. Also, an important aspect when it comes to this watch, the strap looks just like the strap on the original watch and the screws have the correct shade and blend perfectly in the overall design. However, there seems to be a difference between the watches as the replica watch has Swiss Made written on the lower part of the dial. This element cannot be found on the original Big Bang Hublot watch.

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Rolex Submariner Blue

Rolex Submariner Blue

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Everyone loves a Rolex Submariner, the classic diving watch. This model looks fantastic in every possible version: black dial, silver dial, gold dial, silver case, gold case, two tone case. But who doesn’t love the blue dial one? This gorgeous dial reminds us of the deepest parts of the ocean and tempts with new adventures each day. It is such a great watch for wearing at the office, at events or even when going out. It looks perfect with every outfit and it gives you extra confidence and refinement.

Genuine Rolex Submariner Blue
As a watch enthusiast I can’t ignore the charm and understated elegance of the Rolex Submariner with a blue dial and silver case. I am sure that you too adore its looks and that you would love to own one. Buying a replica of a Rolex Submariner can be a really challenging mission if you don’t know the basics, but luckily for you I am ready to clarify everything about finding and purchasing a good quality Submariner.
Never buy a replica watch unless you know everything about the original. Start with gathering pictures and reading the specifications of the authentic model. Once you have done this, you can move on to comparing replicas from different online stores to the real product. Check out the below comparison for understanding better how to do this correctly.

Fake Rolex Submariner
Below there are two pictures- one of the original Rolex Submariner and one of the replica watch. When comparing the dial of the fake with the one of the authentic product, we notice that these are very similar. The dial has that nice blue color, an elegant glow and is adorned with white luminescent hour markers. The markers are correctly replicated. Rolex Submariner uses larger markers than the usual Rolex models because it is a watch designed for water diving and it needs to have an enhanced legibility- to be able to easily read the time even while diving where there’s not that much light. The hands are made from the same stainless steel and are covered partially with luminescent coating, also to improve its legibility. The texts from the dial are in the right font and do not have any misspellings. Furthermore, the Cyclops lens that is placed over the date window has the correct magnification. All good quality replicas should have a 2.5X magnifying lens and not a 1.5X one. Only cheap imitations use a 1.5X Cyclops lens.
The bezel of the Rolex Submariner replica also appears to be very authentic looking. It has all the correct indexes, the right color and the markings are nicely etched. The only flaw I have observed is the position of the white dot over the 12 o’clock triangle. This is glued on the bottom of the triangle rather than on the top as this can be seen in the photo of the original watch.
The finishing of the stainless steel on the Rolex Submariner replica watch also appears to be correct. Just like in the picture of the authentic watch, on the knockoff the case and outer parts of the bracelet are brushed while the inner part of the bracelet is polished. This makes the whole watch look more elegant.
So you see, there is nothing complicated about differentiating the good replicas from the bad ones. You simply need to pay attention to the details and continue your search until you finally find an authentic looking Rolex Submariner fake watch.

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Rolex Daytona Red

Rolex Daytona Red

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I am a huge fan of silver Rolex watches. You got to love its understated elegance and beauty! And one of my favorite silver color Rolex is the Daytona with the red seconds hand and the black and red sub-dials. I think that the thrilling red and black contrast over the calm silver dial is a very nice and interesting touch. It completely changes the looks of this classic watch.

If you are also an enthusiast of this gorgeous Rolex Daytona with silver dial and black and red small dials then I am pretty sure you need a reliable guideline for buying a good replica. Keep reading to see how you can turn a risky purchase into a satisfactory one just by paying attention at the details. Comparison is everything in this business and what better way to get an almost identical knockoff if not buy comparing every part of the original watch with the one of the fake?

Authentic White Daytona

I always take a good look at the dial. This is the more obvious part of the watch so it has to be very correctly imitated. The hour markers must be silvery with a very clean and simple look. And pay attention to the silver crown logo located at 12 o’clock. As you can see in the photo of the replica, the 5 peeks of the crown are too slim and the circular bottom hole is quite large. These 5 peeks should be fuller and the circular bottom hole should be smaller. Next, the minutes and hours hands should have a nice rounded top and not such a pointy one as the fake has. Usually replica manufacturers get the markings of the small tree dials right, but adding the correct outside and inside margins is a totally different thing. These should be very discrete, but the knockoff uses silver, thick circles which look very tacky and unaesthetic.

Rolex Daytona Imitation

Next, study the shine of the stainless steel. The original Rolex Daytona has a polished case and a bracelet with both brushed and polished links. These enhance its elegance. Unfortunately, replicas do not always clone this detail correctly. For example, in this photo we can clearly see that the imitation watch has an all brushed case and bad. There is no shine to the stainless steel and as a result of this; the whole knockoff looks dull and fake.

To make sure you end up buying a good quality Rolex Daytona replica watch, just follow the above example. It shows you all the important steps for making a correct and thorough comparison between the authentic watch and the fake one.

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IWC Aquatimer Chronograph

IWC Aquatimer Chronograph

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The IWC Aquatimer Chronograph is truly a remarkable watch; this beautiful accessory doesn’t just stand out through its craftsmanship but also the technology behind it. It is water resistant to 12 bars and has a beautiful finish that will surely attract compliments.  The watch has beautiful features such as a bracelet quick change system, lovely luminescent elements on various parts of it and a mechanical chronograph movement.

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Due to the fact that this watch has been so popular over the years and has been such an amazing tool for both casual users and hardcore sports aficionados, it has become one of the biggest replicated watches. Here is a replica of this watch and the watch itself, both put out for comparison so that we can see whether it is actually worth to buy a replica of it.

The first difference that we notice between these two timepieces is the fact that the crown is a bit narrower on the replica watch even if the other buttons are the same size as the ones on the original.

Fake IWC Watch

The second difference that you will notice is on the bottom chronograph; this chronograph shows numbers 6 and 12 on the original watch, but on the replica watch the numbers shown are 12 and 24. The next problem that you will encounter on this replica is the fact that the left chronograph shows numbers 09 and 12 instead of numbers 60 and 30 like in the original watch. Also, the upper chronograph seems to have the same problem as what we mentioned before; it seems that the upper chronograph on the replica watch features the following numbers: 12 and 6. However, the chronograph on the original watch has numbers 30 and 15 written on it. Besides the problems with the crown shape and the numbers written on the chronographs there are no other differences between the replica IWC Aquatimer Chronograph and the original timepiece. The colors seem to be the same, the proportions are also right on the replica so it’s up to the buyer whether they believe this watch has good potential or not.

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