Les Artisans De Genève ‘Cool Hand Brooklyn’ Customized Rolex Daytona Limited Edition Replica Watches

Earlier this year I reviewed the Kravitz Design X Les Artisans de Genève LK 01 Rolex Daytona replica watches by Les Artisans de Genève. This time they have teamed up with filmmaking legend Spike Lee by taking a base Rolex Daytona ref. 116520 and modifying it into what they call the Cool Hand Brooklyn watch with a blue and orange color scheme. Yes, as any New York (and Brooklyn) native like myself is bound to point out, orange and blue are the colors of the New York Knicks while the Brooklyn-based Nets are black & white. That being said, I think the Nets moved from New Jersey to Brooklyn only a couple of years ago. From the images of the watch, I am looking forward to seeing what the piece looks like in the metal. Bound to create divisive opinions and controversy (which arguably has given Les Artisans de Genève quite a bit of buzz), I think the Cool Hand Brooklyn’s crisp and fun design makes for a luxury product with a strong identity.

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Obviously, the first thing you’ll notice about the Cool Hand Brooklyn is the blue color, which LAG refer to as their proprietary Blee SPZK color. A deep navy blue, the color is used on the bakelite bezel and dial as well as the top chronograph pusher. To contrast, the orange is used on the sub-dial rings, chronograph and sub-dial hands, the bottom chronograph pusher, and finally on the text reading “Brooklyn” on the dial. I think the decision was to keep the dial text minimal, with it reading Rolex Oyster Daytona under the Rolex crown at 12 o’clock. Those who are thrown into fits of rage or bouts of enfeebled snark by projects like this will have plenty to say, but in my opinion, the dial and case look cool, refreshing, and fun.

Turning the case over reveals the redone caseback with the blue gold rotor. If you’re wondering what blue gold is, then you’re not alone. I asked John Isaac, the spirited CEO of LAG, about blue gold and he explained that it is a 22k white gold that has undergone a strong treatment process to result in the deep “Blee SPZK” blue. Through the exhibition caseback, you can also see the unchanged Rolex caliber 4130 movement fake watches, which has a 72-hour power reserve and has been near-ubiquitous with the Daytona for years now. To note, I assume this movement is from the reference 116520 Daytona which didn’t have Rolex’s current Rolex Superlative Chronometer Certification.

Designer and the watch.

The Cool Hand Brooklyn watch comes on a NATO strap done in alligator that looks pretty neat, but I am glad the original bracelet is also included. I’d like to see and feel the NATO strap Rolex copy watches before weighing in any more, but off the bat I can say that I like it more than the military cuff strap I saw on the LK 01. Doing a NATO strap in leather is definitely an unusual move, but the use of alligator still lets the watch achieve a sporty look while maintaining the artisan niche luxury style of LAG.

Official Replica Les Artisans De Genève & Kravitz Design LK 01 Customized Rolex Daytona Watches

Les Artisans De Geneve is a company that was created in early 2016 with a mission of “recreating” existing and vintage watches. Initially distinguishing themselves from the customizers like Bamford, they chose to create pieces like their tribute to the Rolex Daytona 6263 watch which strayed from being too radical in how it was reimagined. Later in the year, came this watch, the Les Artisans De Geneve & Kravitz Design LK 01 Rolex Daytona replica watches. Partnering with Lenny Kravtiz’s design firm, Kravitz Design, Les Artisans De Geneve went all out in creating a brash and audacious black DLC and gold Daytona on a black military cuff strap. The mere inception of this concept is designed to generate love or hate opinions, but after spending time with this watch there is one undeniable fact – the product is meticulously done and objectively impressive in its execution.

The LK 01 is based on- the Rolex Daytona Ref. 116523. This is the two-tone steel and gold model introduced in 2000, but the two have little in common when you consider the before and after. Les Artisans De Geneve disassemble the watch and movement by hand and then begin their extensive process of modifying the piece. The case is treated with a black DLC and the bezel is replaced with one that is bakelite treated, done using a machine that dates back to the 1970s.

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I really appreciate the use of bakelite for the bezel as it’s a novel and actually practical material. For those not familiar, bakelite is a temperature resistant plastic made of phenol and formaldehyde that is flexible to mold and durable once set. This is no ordinary plastic, and vintage bakelite items like jewelry, billiard balls, and chess sets (among many other items) are highly valuable and prized. And, of course, the Rolex GMT Ref. 6542 copy watches have a bakelite bezel and was sold for something around six-figures. Of course, part of the reason for this value may be due to the fact that the watch was discontinued when the decision to fill the numerals with radium was met with the unfortunate reality that bakelite could break, subjecting the wearer to the radium. In any case, in a world of ceramic bezels, I really enjoyed and appreciated the distinct aesthetic and feel of the bakelite bezel on the LK 01.

The black bezel has white tachymeter numerals and indices with a gold inner and outer ring. In addition to this, the chronograph pushers and crown are also done in gold which contrasts quite nicely with the black DLC case. It’s far from being an entirely original pairing of contrasting colors, but the exquisite quality and finish is clear as soon as the watch is handled.

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The theme continues on the dial, with gold hands and indices set against the black dial Rolex fake. It’s all pretty attractive but it’s impossible to not want there to be a line or two less of text. Some editing here would have aesthetically paid off, in my opinion. On the other hand, I think the touch of the red chronograph hand was a good choice in breaking up the gold and black aesthetic. That dual color scheme can get a little too serious, so this was a good decision. Legibility is sacrificed here, there’s no way around it. The polished gold hands are difficult to read if it’s a very sunny day (which we have a lot of in Los Angeles) and glare can make the dial unreadable. With that said, the polished gold hands are definitely part of this watch’s identity and I wouldn’t expect this piece to sacrifice style for practicality. That’s just not what it’s about.

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Why such bad feelings about a watch that is, after all, one of the most iconic and most sought-after timepieces of the entire industry, whatever the era? To answer you, there are many watches that I personally won’t buy, but in case of the Rolex Daytona, we are many steps further. It is a combination of different aspects, most of them being far from objective. First of all, there’s the look. Since 1989 and the automatic versions, the Daytona has, to me, lost its tool aspect. It is shiny, rather bulky, badly proportioned (that fat shiny bezel), too polished and overall, quite blingy.

Then, there’s the unbalanced case, with a thin left side and a bulky right side. And I’m not even talking about the screwed pushers that I find useless and unpractical on a daily basis. And if I always found the steel versions too monochromatic and thus missing some contrast, the gold versions Rolex daytona  copy watches were even less appealing, especially because of the public representation they had – a sort of statement watch, telling “look, I made it.”

This leads us to the other and properly personal reasons why I didn’t like the Rolex Daytona: its aura, its image, what it says as an object when worn. I’ve always disliked that fake-exclusivity driven by low deliveries to retailers. I don’t like how this watch can be so sought-after, even if it remains, after all, a simple sporty chronograph from a mainstream brand (with all due respect to Rolex, which I consider one of the best manufactures around). I also don’t like how some people use this watch to show to the world how they succeed. Where’s the passion in that? After all these bad feelings, you might think I’m excessive, however, consider one thing: I have a lot of respect for the brand and the model, and without the image that is linked to this watch, I would certainly not be that harsh on the Rolex Daytona.

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So what could well the reasons why I have changed my mind so quickly about the Rolex Daytona, to finally get to the point where I can say “I love the new 2017 Rolex Daytona Gold / Ceramic / Oysterflex.” First of all, it is not advertising money from Rolex that leads me to this point – first of all, there is none, and secondly that’s not how we work at Monochrome! In the case of the 2017 Gold Daytonas, it’s all about the look, the balance, the details and the right codes, which finally talk to me. Yet, before that, we have to look back at the 2016 Steel/Ceramic version to understand.

In fact, I started to drastically change my mind about the Rolex Daytona replica watches in 2016, when “the Crown” introduced the version that we were all expecting, a steel watch, with a (kind-of) panda dial and, main attraction, a black ceramic bezel. Yes, I know that it still shines, yes it still has the screwed pushers, but yet, I was part of the dozens (hundreds? thousands?) of collectors who changed their minds about the Dayto. That black ceramic bezel adds some lightness, some modernity, a slightly more tool-ish and sportier style, and overall the right contrast that you expect from such a chronograph. Yet, even if I could have pushed the “buy it now button”, I would express one or two reservations about this 116500LN. The first one being about the steel bracelet, which still features polished central links – and overall, I think there’s too much metal/steel in this watch… The second reservation is about the hype that surrounds this watch, and that alone was making me doubtful. I know it is highly subjective and has nothing to do with the overall quality of the watch, yet, it was a strong deterrent. But Rolex was on its way to convince me to change my mind…

Big Three Crash: Gold Case Fake Rolex Daytona,All Black TAG Heuer and Limited Edition Universal Genève

1978 Rolex Cosmograph Daytona Ref. 6265 In 14k Yellow Gold

With a full 14k yellow gold case fake Rolex watches, bezel, and bracelet, this watch is truly not for the faint of heart. The contrasting black sub-dials with gilt lettering are a perfect exercise in contrast, especially against the rest of the package. The reference 6265 is set apart from its other Daytona brethren by its full metal calibrated bezel and screw-down pushers. This example is 14k yellow gold (instead of the usual 18k), indicating that it was produced explicitly for the American market.

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1960s Heuer Carrera Ref. 3647N

This Carrera is not one to be missed. It features silver printing on the dial (rather than the more common white printing), gorgeous faceted lugs, and a coveted black dial, making this example one of the best that has crossed our desks in a very long time. The 35mm case and bold lugs make this watch perfect for both men and women, and it looks great on nearly any size wrist. Additionally, it houses a vaunted manually-wound Valjoux 92 chronograph movement that still operates smoothly to this day.

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1940s Universal Genève Compax Ref. 22498

This is the kind of limited edition replica watches that comes around very rarely, when the stars align and a workhouse movement joins forces with a gorgeous case and an impressively preserved dial. This Universal Genève Compax ref. 22498 dates to 1942/1943, making this a very good-looking senior citizen. The delicate feuille hands and applied golden numerals are the cherry on top of the overall well-balanced dial, which has plenty of breathing room and clear indicators, despite all that it has going on.

But that is not all we have for you this week. Also available is a 1960s Sandoz Super Compressor diving watch, a 1966 Rolex Datejust ref. 1600 with original papers, a 1972 Longines Conquest monopusher chronograph, a 1979 Rolex Datejust ref. 16030 with rare “Buckley” dial, and a 1979 Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date ref.1500.

The Connection Between Watches And Sports:Cheap Replica Rolex Day Date 228239 Watches With President Bracelets

As the world-famous company,for nearly a century,Rolex has been committed to providing support to those outstanding sports. At present,Rolex has cooperated with many sports events,such as golf,tennis and racing. As the sponsor and cooperative partner of these sports events,Rolex is quite proud of being the driving force of the top golf tournament and have encouraged the development of gold around the world. Moreover,Rolex has launched many meaningful fake watches to embody the spirit of those golf players and golf competitions.

In fact,Rolex started to support golf from 1967,the brand tried its best to continue the tradition of this sport. The replica Rolex Day Date 228239 watches with blue dials are designed to inherit the spirit of this sport. The first Day-Date watch was launched in 1956. After so many years’ development,the watches retain the classic design and include the modern technology. This is the perfect combination between tradition and modernity.

The watches are equipped with white gold cases. The whole watch can make people feel the decent luxury. The material of the watches is quite precious,the 18ct gold is researched by Rolex and is quite different from other normal material. The watches have very high-quality and very good operation. The fluted bezels copy Rolex watches are famous for the accuracy. In addition to showing the accurate time,wearers can also read the accurate date and the day of the week very easily.

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Golf players need to pay attention to the accuracy so that they can make sure the golfball can get into the hole. The superb fake Rolex watches also focus on the accuracy of the watches. If you are interested in the golf or other sports,the watches can be very good choice.

Cheap Replica Rolex GMT Master II 116719BLRO Watches With White Gold Cases For Sale

In the 1950s,with the continuous advancement of economic globalization,the space industry and the travel industry also have a booming development,at this point,people need a watch which can show time for them in different countries. So the watches which can used in different place have been designed.The Rolex GMT Master I series were launched in 1954. And with the development and improvement of watch industry and technology,GMT I series have been changed for several times.Until 1989,the Rolex GMT Master II has come to the public. The modified fake watches have better design and attract a great number of watch lovers.

The watches I want to introduce come from GMT Master II series. The replica Rolex GMT Master II 116719BLRO watches with black dials have many quite unique design. The most attractive part of the watches maybe the bicolourabe ceramic bezels. The combination of blue and red show us the characteristic design of Rolex. Under different light conditions,the watches may have different colors. This is the research patent of Rolex.

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To match men’s wrist well,the oyster bracelets copy Rolex watches have three -piece links to adjust the watches. And the design make sure the watch can give you the most comfortable wearing experience. It is worth to mention that both of the hour hand and the pointer are painted with white luminous material,which can still be very clearly even the wears stay in a dark place.

The pace of globalization is accelerating ceaselessly,in order to adapt the development of the world better,you really need the functional fake Rolex watches to master the changing time in different time zones. The GMT Master II watches not only have amazing function,but also have fashionable appearance. You can wear the watch to travel the world,at the same time,you also can attend any formal occasion with the watches. Rolex always tries its best to make the watches be practical for the customers.

Track Day: 5 Watches With A Need For Speed

When Chopard’s co-President Karl-Friedrich Scheufele introduced the very first Mille Miglia collection of the brand in 1988, he made the remark that “People say that lovers of fine cars also have a great weakness for fine timepieces and vice versa.” This seems to be indeed true and also hasn’t changed over the past three decades. No surprise that many watch brands celebrate this unique symbiosis with extraordinary watches! We check out five of our favorites!

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The Rolex Daytona was born on the racetrack. Even today is this groundbreaking chronograph still the watch of choice of many people professionally involved in the world of exclusive cars and high-speed racing. The Daytona has in many aspects became the benchmark for chronographs and (race)car related watches alike. That is also the reason why vintage versions keep dominating the auction results worldwide, and exact replica watches Rolex still offers quite a few versions of the watch in its current collection. For more information about the history of the Rolex Daytona read “Rolex Daytona: Legacy of a Beach Boy.”

Chopard Grand Prix de Monaco Historique Power Control

Since 1988 is Chopard official sponsor of the Mille Miglia, perhaps the most famous road race in the world. Ever since racing has taken a prominent role in the DNA of the brand. This probably also has a lot to do with its co-President Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, who is often seen driving from their Geneva headquarters to the Manufacture in Fleurier in one of his vintage (race) cars. No wonder that Chopard is also the sponsor of the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique and dedicated a collection of watches to this remarkable event. The design is a bit bolder than the Mille Miglia collection, with colors highlighting the race atmosphere of yesteryear.

Breitling for Bentley GMT B04 S Carbon Body

Breitling’s alliance with Bentley has not only lead to the unique tourbillon clock in the new Bentley Bentayga but also a collection of bold watches. Among them the GMT B04 S, which pays tribute to Bentley’s accomplishments on race tracks around the world. The case is crafted from carbon using technology from the Formula 1. It is fitted with a dial made from woven carbon fibers, with red accents to amplify the sportive character of this watch. Chronograph and world timer in one, this Breitling is ready to take on any track worldwide you bring your Bentley to!

Hublot Big Bang Ferrari Unico Titanium

Ferrari is among the most mythical names in the car industry, and for the last five years, they have joined forces with Hublot to create some equally mythical watches. Based on the Big Bang, with Hublot’s manufacture Unico chronograph, they just released the latest model. It unites the high-tech atmosphere of any Ferrari with the Art of Fusion from Hublot. The result is a dynamic synergy that almost drives off your wrist!

Richard Mille RM 004 Split Seconds Chronograph

Many of the most prominent people in the Formula 1 wear a Richard Mille. Not because the brand sponsors them, but because the way Richard Mille constructs his watches is so similar to how they build a Formula 1 race car. The RM 004 Spilt Seconds Chronograph is a perfect example of this. Featuring a specially designed titanium column wheel as well as a split-seconds chronograph mechanism that virtually eliminated the chance of the initial jumping of the chronograph hands when you start it, make this watch really high tech. Not to mention track tested by Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa.