we’ve got a flashy yet rugged Sub, a classic pilot’s watch from Breitling, and a funky adventure watch by Lip with a surprise inside. Read on to learn more!
Okay let’s get this out of the way right off the bat: I know that a solid 18k gold replica rolex Submariner isn’t the most “practical” dive watch you could own. That much is true. But that being said, don’t you just really want to rock this bad boy on the beach or by the pool?? Sometimes watches are meant to blend in and other times they beg to be noticed. This Rolex firmly places itself in the latter category. This example gets bonus best replica rolex watches points for the “nipple” dial, showing that this watch was made early on in the run of this reference.
If you’re more interested in soaring through they sky than plunging into the murky depths of the sea, this cheap rolex Submariner a modern size (41mm) and an always-cool reverse panda dial. If you’re worried about how this watch might look on a smaller wrist, worry no more because this particular model was worn by Raquel Welch in the 1967 film Fathom and looked incredible. Pretty cool!
This week we’ve moved from sea to air and now we’ve finally got our feet firmly planted on land. The Nautic-Ski was a celebration of Lip’s 100th anniversary and they really went all-out with this one. The dial has a lot going on, with an inner-rotating bezel, some funky hands, a lightning bolt (!), and chunky numerals, but taken all together it really works. Technologically speaking, there’s an interesting electronic movement ticking away inside and a super-compressor case
protecting it from the elements.
That is certainly not all! Check out an understated Rolex, a diver from Zodiac, and a Zenith pilot’s watch from the 1950s too, all available now in the HODINKEE Shop.
If you can imagine Rolex as Ben and Jerry’s, then the cheap rolex men’s watch Oyster Perpetual Oystersteel 116000 is vanilla ice cream. It’s the building block from which models like the Rolex Submariner and Rolex Daytona have evolved. For 2015, Rolex has created a new 39mm version of the Rolex Oyster Perpetual, offering a slightly larger iteration of one of their entry-level models.
The new 39mm perfect Cartier watches joins the 26, 31 and 34mm versions that were announced last year. Being the same size as the Rolex Explorer, the 39mm sale Cartier watches uses the same movement, Rolex’s calibre 3132. It’s a simple but robust automatic movement offering three hands, no date, and COSC certification.
The copy Cartier watches is a faithful but modern take on the replica Cartier watches model that Rolex launched in 1926. The Rolex Oyster was, quite famously, the first waterproof watch in the world. That lineage can be seen in the Rolex Oyster Perpetual’s straightforward and practical design. Legibility is strong and the dial design offers nothing more than is necessary to display the time.
The fake Cartier watches (reference 114300) can be had in your choice of three dial colors – dark rhodium, red grape, or blue. If it weren’t for the red grape and blue options, we would forgive you if you were less than enthused by the Rolex Oyster Perpetual. While I’d assume that the grey dial will be popular, it doesn’t have the same character or presence offered by its more lively and colorful siblings. For my tastes, the blue version is the one to have, with a excellent mix of everyday wearability with a certain added charm. It’s still vanilla, but maybe with a few sprinkles on top.
Each dial color has its own accent color that flanks the markers with blue accents on the grey dial, red accents on the red grape dial, and green accents on the blue dial. For a watch with such a reserved and non-embellished overall design, this pop of color is a welcome addition.
All three versions come on a solid 904L steel bracelet with a folding perfect Cartier watches and are priced from 5,400 CHF. In many ways, the Rolex Oyster Perpetual line is the most Rolex model in the modern Rolex line up. Just as there is something appealing in the pure and simple nature of vanilla ice cream, the Rolex Oyster Perpetual’s design is basic, almost elemental. For someone who wants a remarkably well-made but entirely unassuming Rolex, the fake Cartier watches offers something its more complicated and embellished siblings cannot – pure everyday Rolex.