Replica Rolex Cellini Dual Time

Let’s face it, when we think of Rolex replica watches sale,  iconic sports watches from the Oyster line like the Submariner and Daytona  are what come to mind. What we certainly don’t think of are the brand’s more classical “dress watches” from the Cellini line. And yet, the Cellini collection represents the second half of Rolex’s offerings, though commercially they were never a hit. I think that’s about to change.

Earlier this year at Baselworld, Rolex introduced the world to its completely revamped Cellini line. Consisting of three different models, the Cell. The one that really caught my eye was the Cellini Dual Time, Rolex’s first-ever watch to feature a second timezone sub-dial (not to be confused with the GMT complication). Elegant yet modern, the Cellini Dual Time is a much needed breath of fresh air in the Cellini lines that boasts not only contemporary yet timeless aesthetics, but also an original take on a useful complication.

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The round case in either “Everose” or white gold measures 39mm and is entirely polished, as a dress Replica Rolex Cellini watch should be. The bezel is done in two parts with a fluted edge and polished bezel, a little detail that is inherently Rolex, recalling not only the fluted bezels on the Datejust and DayDate models but also certain vintage references from as far back as the 1920s.

The dial is done in a strikibf radial sunburst guilloché pattern, with very pronounced grooves that can appear as stripes under direct lighting. The lance hands are faceted and polished, perfectly complimenting the applied hour markers.

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What truly sets the Replica Rolex Cellini Dual Time apart from other Rolexes and dual time watches in general is the way the second timezone is executed. Featuring as an off-centered hours and minutes dial at 6 o’clock, the second time zone (or home time if you’re traveling) features one of the most ingenious day & night indicators I’ve seen on any fake Rolex watch. Replacing the 9 o’clock marker is a window displaying a sun from 6 AM to 6 PM that switches to a moon from 6 PM to 6 AM. I just love how it keeps the dial clutter-free, with the symbols adding a whimsical and charming touch to the watch.

On the wrist, the proportions feel just right. Thanks to its rounded edges and proportionately thick profile, the Cellini Dual Time wears more like a 41mm watch, and shouldn’t just be limited to suits and ties.

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The Rolex Cellini Dual Time comes with a price tag of 18’500 CHF (Swiss Francs), and is now available at authorized Rolex retailers. The question I ask myself is, are the Cellini pieces like the Dual Time destined to outdo their lacklustre predecessors, or will Rolex remain strictly a sports Rolex replica watches manufacturer in our collective conscious? only time will tell.

Fake Rolex’s US Rare Dials

Subtleties are what differentiate more common dials from rare variants. These differences, such as the presence of a tiny underline – things that might seem like utter minutiae for newcomers to vintage watches – dramatically increase a watch’s value. Analogies can be found in the world of coin collecting, where tiny differences such as a “double-died” date or a “P” mint mark can lead to extraordinary premiums. Understanding these nuances is what captures the minds of those passionate about vintage Rolex replica watches.

Replica Rolex Daytona

Few watches demonstrate the importance of a dial as vividly as the Replica Rolex Daytona. Launched in 1963, it has been in continuous production since, with a design that has slowly and modestly evolved from the original.

Replica Rolex Daytona

Due to its timeless styling, the Daytona has become one of the most desirable of all vintage wristwatches. The most coveted are those fitted with multi-colored or so-called Paul Newman dials. Distinguished from standard dials by their playful, art-deco fonts, stepped subdials, and a stepped outer circumference, Paul Newman-style dials were made between the mid-1960s and early 1980s. Since they were primarily available by special request, and since they sold poorly, genuine examples are quite rare.

Normal Paul Newman Daytonas command a $60,000 to $90,000 premium over a Daytona fitted with a standard dial. But buyers should beware. Due to these high values, counterfeit Paul Newman dials are abundant. Being able to recognize the very subtle details that distinguish a fake dial from a genuine dial takes significant experience, but is of vital importance if considering the purchase of one.

Replica Rolex Submariner

The Replica Rolex Submariner, introduced in 1954, is another classic and highly collectible watch that slowly evolved over its fifty years of production. Earliest examples were fitted with shiny, reflective black dials, most often using gold-colored printing.

As Rolex was maturing the product line during the first few years, the brand experimented frequently with the text printed on the dial. Items such as the style of the printed coronet and the inclusion of depth ratings or “Officially Certified Chronometer” (OCC) text changed often. These subtle nuances, easily overlooked by most people, are again of utmost importance to collectors.

Some of these experimental dials were produced in very limited quantities. When they surface today, cheap Rolex replica watches fitted with such dials command a fortune. For example, when a depth rating printed in red appears at 6 o’clock on a Big Crown Submariner, referring to the large crown found on the references 6200, 6538, and 5510, collectors will easily pay an additional $75,000 to $150,000 or more over those with a gold-colored rating.

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If “SCOC” text is found on a Big Crown dial, referred to by collectors as a “four-line” dial since the printed text at 6 o’clock occupies four separate lines, knowledgeable – and well-heeled – collectors will happily pay similar premiums.

Later vintage submariners in steel, references 1680, 5512, and 5513 produced from 1967 through 1983, were fitted with matte-black dials using white printing. Dial subtleties abound even on these more common and affordable vintage Submariners. Mainly due to their relative rarity, collectors will pay a premium for early “meters first” dials where Rolex printed the depth rating as “200 m = 660 ft” as opposed to positioning the meters rating second in later dial variants.

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Aging
In addition to font and text differences, due to the use of materials susceptible to aging, collectors appreciate the patina that naturally develops on the dials of vintage watches.

With vintage Rolex sport replica watches, the color of the radium and tritium used on hour markers can range from bright white to coffee brown. On rare examples, the black surfaces of both the early glossy dials and later matte dials had a tendency to fade to appealing shades of brown. Known as “tropical” dials since they’re usually found on watches that spent their lives in hot and humid climates, collectors will pay hefty premiums for those with dramatic or uniform brown colorations.

Is the new Replica Rolex Yacht-Master the most radical Rolex in years?

So long the awkward child of the Rolex replica watches collection, the Yacht-Master is reborn in 2015 as one of the coolest kids on the block, and the Crown’s first ever watch on a rubber strap. James Dowling declares it the most radical Rolex in years.

To the readers, Eric Clapton is as well known for his watch collecting as for his musical skills or his troubled personal life; yet it is difficult to realise that he only rose to prominence as a collector a dozen years ago. It was in June 2003 that Christie’s NYC held a sale which featured 25 watches from his collection which he sold to benefit the Crossroads foundation, a drugs rehabilitation charity which he had founded.

The most unusual piece was lot 181, a steel Cosmograph 6239 from 1965, with a most unusual dial, a strange combination of a “Paul Newman” dial and a conventional one. Whilst the running seconds and hour totaliser dials were like other Paul Newman dials, the 30 minute register lacked the square block indices at the five minute marks. At the very bottom of this register was a tricolour sector just outside the area between the 15 and 20 minute marks, a bizarre location for what was supposed to be a regatta timer; it would have made much more sense between the 0 and 5 minute marks.

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The original Yacht Master, as owned by Eric Clapton

This wasn’t the only unusual feature of the dial; the outer red seconds track was much further from the bezel than normal. But the strangest thing about the watch was that the expected name of “Replica Rolex Daytona” was nowhere to be seen; in its place was the anachronistic model name of “Yacht Master”.

It was anachronistic because the watch dated from 1965 yet Rolex didn’t launch a watch with the Yacht-Master name until 1992 (the eagle-eyed among you will have noticed the arrival of a hyphen between the two words). In many ways the new Yacht-Master was a strange watch. Essentially a “dress” Submariner, available at first only in 18-karat gold, it was the first Rolex sports watch to be launched in gold.

The watch differed from the Submariner in several ways. Initially available with only a white dial, it looked much more “dressy” than the Submariner – even the gold version of the Sub. The bezel insert was now gold with raised polished numerals standing proud of the frosted background; it didn’t have a Fliplock bracelet with the diving suit extension, just a conventional Oysterlock one and, strangely as it used the same case as the Submariner, it was rated by Rolex as waterproof to 100m (the same as a Datejust), while the Sub could go three times as deep.

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The first “proper” Yacht-Master (with hyphen!) from 1992

In many ways, the fake Rolex watches was a perfect example of Rolex during the Patrick Heiniger years: subdued ostentation. And it was during the Heiniger years that Rolex began to sponsor major yachting competitions, including the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup (for seagoing leviathans which can cost between $5m and $100m to build) held in plutocrats playgrounds such as Newport, Rhode Island, Nice, Monaco and Porto Cuervo, further identifying the brand with money & privilege.

Then, two years later, Rolex did something with the watch which Tudor had been doing for many years; they made smaller version of it, in both 34mm (mid size) and 29mm (ladies size); like the 40mm original version, on both these new watches the bezel rotated both ways, unlike the Submariner’s one way safety system. The mid size was available with different length Oyster bracelets to enable it to be worn by either men or women. Strange as it may seem, these were the first Rolex sports models to be available in alternate sizes.

It took another four years before best Rolex replica watches made any other changes to the watch, but 1999’s Baselworld saw the introduction of the most radical version thus far; the more affordable 40mm “Rolesium” version. This was, essentially, an all steel version of the Yacht-Master, other than the bezel insert which was now platinum, as was the frosted silver dial. The other major change was to introduce oversized luminous indexes & hands, allowing greater legibility in the dark. For the first time in its seven-year existence, the Yacht-Master was desirable and no longer thought of as the answer to the question that no-one had asked.

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But Rolex was not content to sit on its laurels – there was another Yacht-Master to come, and 2007’s Baselworld crowd were shocked when they saw it. It looked like a Daytona, but didn’t have sub-registers at the 3 and 9 positions, or screw-down pushers (unlike any Rolex chronograph in the last 40 years) and what was the point of the backwards bezel, where the numbers went anti-clockwise?

It was and is, in fact, a regatta chronograph with a programmable countdown timer. It was based on the in-house Rolex Daytona movement (4130) but with an additional 70 components to enable it perform its new functions, making it by far the most complicated movement Rolex had ever made.

The radical part of the watch design was to utilise the rotating bezel to alter the functions of the winding/setting crown. With the bezel in its usual position, the crown & pushers operate as on any other Daytona, but turn the bezel through 90 degrees and the cheap Roelx replica watch then enters its “programming” mode, for setting the countdown timer. The really clever feature is that once a particular countdown period has been set, the watch “remembers” it – the next time you need a countdown you will get the pre-set one, unless you reprogram the watch.

have to be honest here and say that none of the Yacht-Master versions appealed to me; they seemed to be trying too hard and I don’t own a yacht or even aspire to. But then, this year at Baselworld, Rolex brought out a new Yacht-Master which had Rolex aficionados practically drooling. It incorporated all the recent advances in Rolex technology – the larger case used on all the other sports models, the anti-magnetic Parachrom hairspring and the ceramic bezel insert.

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In the case of the new Rolex Replica Yachtmaster watch, however, the bezel insert is unlike any other sports model; in those watches the bezel numerals are engraved into the surface of the ceramic insert and then the base of the cavities is PVD’d in either gold or platinum. Here the numerals are raised (just like the current Yacht-Masters) from the matt base and the surface of the numerals is then given a high gloss polish. The finished look is just gorgeous. 

Moreover, for the first time a Yacht-Master has a black dial, in high gloss lacquer giving a high contrast to the oversized indexes, which use the patented Rolex “Chromalight” luminous material. The indexes themselves are contained within a thin band of rose gold; because (for the first time in a Rolex sports watch) it is only currently available in Everose gold, a special formulation created in the firm’s own foundry. The dial is set off by the single line of red, proudly stating the model’s name.

All of the above is great, but what really sets the watch apart from any other Rolex is the strap; while rubber, silicon and other compounds have become fashionable lately: as always, Rolex chose to plough its own solitary furrow. The Oysterflex band has a flexible thin metal blade made from a titanium/nickel alloy at its core; so its heart (like all Rolex replica sports watches) is a metal bracelet; but the blade is encased in high density elastomer whose matt black surface matches perfectly with the bezel.

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Recognising that not everyone has Stallone-like wrists, the watch has been introduced in both 40mm and 37mm sizes and. However, like the earlier versions, the new one is still water-resistant to only 100m. But in a triumphant year for Rolex when they replaced the less-than-attractive Day-Date II with the much more subtle 40mm version, brought out two new movements & deposed the Air King with a new range of Oyster Perpetuals, it was the new Yacht-Master which gained the most attention.

Speaking to dealers, collectors and Rolex fans worldwide, I know the Swiss Rolex replica watches has been greeted with almost unanimous acclaim and the orders have been pouring in; I await mine with barely disguised impatience.

Luxury Replica Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Awards the winner

You may have noticed that since last Friday, we have been covering the Monterey Classic Car Week — a vintage car haven — on a daily basis. Today we bring you the short and sweet results of the superlative events of the week — of which luxury Rolex replica watches sponsored four prestigious parlays, including sponsoring the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, and acting as the Official Timepiece of the Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance. Rolex  was out in force yesterday to present the awards to the winners of both of these prestigous events.

Best of Show went to a 1924 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A owned by Jim Patterson Collection Photo; Rolex, Tom O'Neal

At the   2015 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Best of Show went to a 1924 Isotta Frashini Tipo 8A, owned by Jim Patterson Collection of Louisville, Kentucky – won Best of Show. The classic car was judged on design, authenticity and restoration, and is the epitome of the era of long-chassis beauties.

Over at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion — for which Replica Rolex Daytona watches is the title sponsor and timekeeper – awards were also given out late yesterday.  It was Zak Brown’s Lola T332, driven by Richard Dean, that won Sunday’s Formula 5000 race. Interestingly, when the last professional Formula 5000 race was held at this same Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca 40 years ago, it was won by Mario Andretti in the same car.

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“Distinctively, this is the only one of our global events where automobile owners devoted to authenticity, race provenance and period correctness allow their prized possessions to race as they used to ‘back in the day,’ providing an annual occasion for the convergence of some rather remarkable occurrences,” says Rolex Replica Watches USA President and CEO Stewart Wicht. “Rolex has had a long and cherished relationship with this event, which forms an essential part of our involvement in motorsports and, in particular, the world of classic and vintage cars.”

The Spirit award at  the Replica Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion went to Dick Deluna and his 1917 Hall-Scott

Additionally, a key award went out to the driver that most embodied the spirit of the vintage weekend reunion where hundreds of automobile enthusiasts enjoyed incredible racing on one of the most challenging road courses.  The winner of that award went to  Californian Dick Deluna and his 1917 Hall-Scott The Four-A-7A. He was awarded the most coveted “Spirit of Monterey” prize. “This 1917 Hall-Scott The Four-A-7A is just a hoot to drive and it’s a crowd pleaser,” said Deluna, after receiving a specially engraved 18k yellow gold and stainless steel Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona.

Rolex Awards at the Replica Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. Photo: Rolex, Stephan Cooper

Rolex Replica GMT Master II Awards of Excellence were bestowed in each of the 15 race categories, going not necessarily to those who won but to those “most deserving.”

Roadsters making their way around Mazda Laguna Seca track at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. Photo: Rolex, Stephan Cooper

Roadsters making their way around Mazda Laguna Seca track at the fake Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion.

Replica Rolex Watches Reviews Rolex Replica Submariner Ref. 6200 Big Sales

A Rolex replica watches sale Ref. 6200 Submariner with an Explorer dial sold this past Sunday at the Antiquorum “Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces” auction in Geneva for a whopping $210,000 including buyer’s premium. This rare Replica Rolex Submariner “Big Crown” from 1954 features an Explorer dial (which means 3,6 and 9 are Arabic numerals instead of indexes) and comes in a 38 mm by 13 mm case. The pre-sale estimate was $54,000 to $75,000 — but apparently the bidding heated up towards the end of the auction and the price reached almost 4 times the low estimate.

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The Ref. 6200, is harder to find than the other Rolex “Big Crown” models, such as references 5510 and 6538, and so that, along with the Replica Rolex Explorer dial, are likely what motivated the bidders to go so high. Not to mention the fact that the dial, hands and bezel of this particular example are in excellent original condition and have phenomenal patina.

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The fake Rolex watches is similar to the Rolex in that is has no crown and no hands. The watches, however, is distinctly different in that its discs are bathed in a fluid that refracts light and projects the indications directly onto the sapphire crystal.

The case measures 44 mm by 15 mm and has a bubble shaped sapphire crystal that makes it possible for the display to go all the way to the edge of the curve, giving the watch a unique look, even in comparison to the Rolex replica watches sale, which is already quite distinct.

Inside is a mechanism that consists of 57 jewels and 28 gears, enclosed in an upper compartment filled with a naphtha-type liquid which enhances the refraction of light, and causes the brain to see a two-dimensional display, rather than three.

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A thermal valve automatically adjusts for any expansion or contraction of the fluid. As with the  watches, setting the time, date and winding the Replica Rolex Daytona watch is done by turning the caseback.

According to the manufacturer, “Discs displaying hours, minutes, seconds and days revolve under the domed sapphire crystal, while the date is read from the perimeter of the dial at 6 o’clock. The indications discs continually revolve, as does the whole dial itself. The face of the Rolex replica watches for men is constantly changing in the same way that a human face is transformed by each passing emotion.”

The dial and indications are curved and treated with DLC, and all components with the exception of the gears are titanium. Total weight of the Replica Rolex Air King watches is 80 grams. Indications are engraved in the discs and are filled with Super-LumiNova (white, grey and orange). As you can see by the image, the illumination system is quite effective.

While the patented module consists of 28 gears and 57 jewels, there is also a movement that has an additional 25 jewels. In total, there are 407 components. Like a traditional Swiss replica Rolex automatic watches, this timepiece beats a 4Hz and has a self-winding winding rotor.

Testing the UK Fake Rolex Explorer I,Choose the Best Replica Rolex Watches UK

We spent some time with the most recent model of the Rolex Replica Oyster Perpetual Explorer — a watch originally made for a Mount Everest expedition and recently revamped with a larger case and modern caliber. Scroll down to read our test of the watch from the magazine, along with original photos by Nik Schölzel.

The 1950s were a decade of adventure. Mankind strived to conquer nature, to descend to the depths of the ocean’s trenches and to climb to the peaks of the world’s tallest mountains. The first mountaineers reached the summit of Annapurna, more than 26,000 feet above sea level, in 1950. Edmund Hillary climbed Mount Everest, the world’s tallest peak, in 1953. Seven years later, the bathyscaph Trieste descended to the planet’s deepest point: the bottom of the Marianas Trench, more than 35,000 feet below sea level. It should come as no surprise, then, that the decade also saw the debut of two replica Rolex watches tailored to adventurous pursuits: the Replica Rolex Submariner divers’ watch and the Explorer expedition watch, both in 1953.

The first fake Rolex Explorer watches were provided as tools for the successful Everest expedition of May 1953. Rolex released a modified version of the Explorer later that year, with a black dial and painted-on luminous indices and numerals, which made it more legible under all lighting conditions. This model was designed to live up to the promise implicit in its name, by satisfying all the requirements of expeditions and other adventures. The Explorer underwent more improvements over the years and, beginning with the 1989 model, it was also designed to be more luxurious. Its indices and numerals have been made of gold since then, although there is still luminous material inlaid into the indices.

The latest version of the Explorer, launched in 2010, has a bigger case: 39 millimeters, versus the previous model’s 36 millimeters. It also has a new type of shock absorber, along with an in-house, Parachrom hairspring and a new Oysterlock folding clasp.

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The fake Rolex watch’s new size is just right: the dial’s proportions look good in the enlarged case. But the narrow and somewhat short hands don’t quite fit into the otherwise pretty picture. The minute hand is especially problematic: the one on the previous Explorer extends all the way to the minute circle, but the tip of this one falls quite a long way from it. However, except for this flaw, the design is excellent and the watch’s classic look is easily recognizable.

With gently curving lugs and a broad bezel, the case looks as though it had been poured into a mold and hardened into a single unit. All surfaces, with the sole exception of the upper side of the bracelet, are polished. As with nearly all Rolex replica watches, the flat, sapphire crystal rises above the plane of the bezel, but its perimeter is beveled to deflect the force of a blow. Rolex’s crown-shaped logo is laser-etched into the crystal at the “6” as proof of the watch’s authenticity. Additional anti-counterfeiting details include the letters of the name “Rolex” engraved into the metal flange around the dial, the Rolex logo at 12 o’clock and a serial number at 6 o’clock.

The crystal has no nonreflective treatment, which would have improved the legibility, but the rhodium-plated and slightly curved gold hands (with a Mercedes-logo-like circle on the hour hand) clearly contrast with the matte black dial. The rectangular indices for the hours are filled with luminous material, and a large luminous triangle at 12 o’clock provides orientation for reading the time in the dark, although the rhodium-plated digits 3, 6 and 9 have no luminous coating. The rhodium-plated numerals on the previous model were filled with white, non-luminescent paint, giving the dial a more harmonious appearance and improving its legibility in low light. The hands and indices of the new model gleam brightly in the dark, thanks in part to the new Chromalight luminous substance, which debuted on the Replica Rolex Sea-Dweller Deepsea and is now also used on the Explorer. Unlike on that watch, however, it glows in the traditional, pale green hue rather than a blue one. The luminosity lasts a very long time: the dial remains easy to read even after 11 hours in total darkness.

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The new Explorer is very user-friendly. The crown is easy to unscrew and has only two positions: one for winding; the other for setting the time. A stop-seconds mechanism stops the balance, immobilizing the hands for easy to-the-second setting. The line under the Rolex “crown” logo on the winding crown marks it as the Twinlock type, which helps make the fake Rolex UK watch water-resistant to a depth of 100 meters.

The Explorer’s Oysterlock safety folding clasp is distinguished by its ease of operation. A gentle tug with a fingernail opens the protective bow; a second tug on the front part of the clasp triggers a lever mechanism to unlock it. The Easylink lengthening system is very practical, too: concealed inside the clasp is one half of a link, which can be pivoted out without changing the appearance of the bracelet. This five-millimeter extension can be a welcome addition when your wrist expands after a workout or in hot weather.

Top-quality craftsmanship is also evident in the bracelet. Like the clasp, it has a completely satin-finished upper surface and polished flanks, which ensure that it perfectly matches the case. However, compared to the big 39-mm-diameter case, the bracelet tapers to a rather narrow width at the point where it joins its clasp.

The improvements aren’t confined to the Rolex replica watch’s exterior. Its movement, Rolex Caliber 3132, is well protected under a fully threaded screw-down back. This movement differs from Caliber 3130, which powered the previous Explorer, because of its Parachrom hairspring and Paraflex shock absorbers. It’s based on the familiar Caliber 3135 with date display, which powers the Submariner and the Datejust. These Rolex manufacture calibers are regarded as the best automatic movements on the market, a distinction they’ve earned thanks to their structure, which is designed for robustness, longevity and very precise fine adjustment. A sturdy balance bridge replaces a conventional cantilevered balance cock.

Two knurled screws are used to adjust the balance’s vertical clearance. The hairspring’s Breguet terminal curve contributes to the replica watch’s precision in all situations, as does Rolex’s decision to eliminate an index in favor of Microstella nuts along the balance’s hoop. Red anodized reverser gears minimize friction in the self-winding device.

The Parachrom hairspring is made of a blue niobium-zircon alloy and is immune to the influence of magnetic fields. It is also claimed to be 10 times less susceptible to vibrations than a conventional hairspring.

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The Paraflex shock-absorption system (another Rolex invention) provides improved protection against sharp blows. This is the first time that Rolex has installed the system in a steel watch. The Paraflex mechanism had previously been used only in the Rolex Cellini Replica Prince and the Rolex Replica Day-Date II, both of which are available only in precious-metal cases. In the Paraflex system, the spring that returns the upper bearing jewel to its original position is symmetrical and smooth on both its faces so that it can be inserted on both sides, which makes the assembly process much easier. The spring is also less likely to jump out of its anchorage when a strong blow strikes the watch. Its shape, which extends over the center of the balance staff, makes it less yielding, which improves its ability to resist deformation. Furthermore, the spring bears two markings: one for the maximum oil level and one for the minimum. The Paraflex system is another example of Rolex striving to take what’s already good and make it even better.

The movement’s construction is solid and its decorations are impressive, despite the fact that the case has no viewing window in its back. Rolex’s standard piercings adorn the rotor, and the self-winding bridge sports a sunburst pattern. Other bridges are embellished with circular graining, a pattern that resembles tiny clouds. All bridges and plates are coated with a layer of rhodium and their edges are beveled and polished. The polished heads of the screws look particularly handsome.

Rolex is renowned for its precision, and the Rolex Explorer Replica UK watch we tested did not disappoint in this area. It gained three seconds per day when tested on the wrist. The values measured on the timing machine (a Witschi Chronoscope X1) were similar. Averaging the values in all positions resulted in a daily gain of 3.7 seconds. However, the amplitude declined noticeably in the hanging positions. The greatest deviation among the various positions was seven seconds, which slightly exceeds the maximum allowable for chronometers. In fairness, however, we must disclose that we tested this watch in each position for only a half hour on the timing machine (not for 24 hours, as the COSC chronometer-testing authority does), and used that measured deviation to calculate the assumed variance over 24 hours. In any case, the results indicate that you should not need to bring this timepiece to a watchmaker for fine adjustment.

Considering all the improvements Rolex made to the new Explorer, it’s not surprising to learn that it costs a bit more than its predecessor. Overall, however, the cost seems reasonable for a vastly updated Swiss Rolex replica watch that can ascend to the peak of a mountain and still look good peeking out from a shirt cuff under a business suit.

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