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Panerai Radiomir 3 Days Acciaio Brevettato PAM685 & PAM687 Replica Watches

We are just two months ahead of the luxury Panerai replica watches UK fair SIHH 2017, so it was about time for a head-turner pre-event teaser, which in this case is the – you guessed it, vintage-inspired – Panerai Radiomir 3 Days Acciaio Brevettato PAM685 and PAM687 watches. Some cool details here, so let’s take a look, before we go hands-on with it in 8 weeks time.
As far as dive watch lore is concerned, Panerai has been there since the beginning of man’s mid-century race to the bottom of the sea, and has a number of extremely rare vintage editions provided to the Royal Italian Navy to prove it. One such example was the original Radiomir, whose unique, 12-sided bezel was proudly engraved with the proclamation of its patented (“Brevettato”) design – you know, just in case navy divers wanted to copy it, or something. Since Panerai surfaced as a commercially available brand, it has been dipping into its archives to recreate this super cool blend of military-grade ruggedness and sleek Italian design, and the Panerai Radiomir 3 Days Acciaio Brevettato PAM685/PAM687 watches fit into that larger picture beautifully.

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While most watch brands are content to drop in a date aperture, increase the case size by a few millimeters, and finish things off with a generous dose of beige Super-LumiNova, Panerai is trying to preserve the exact dimensions and aged character of the original with this new Panerai Radiomir 3 Days Acciaio Brevettato… they do go so far as to offer the watch in two dial variants: the PAM685, as seen above, comes with a standard black dial and the aforementioned beige luminous cutouts…
…While the PAM687 takes the faux-patina adoption to new heights with a brown “tropical” dial designed to mimic the discoloration that occurs over time on lacquered dials (enamel, by contrast, will never fade, but these having been military spec watches, there of course was no demand for fancy enameled dials). It’s the first time Panerai has ever introduced an offering quite like this, so love it or hate it, the significance is still certainly notable.

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The rest of the watch mirrors other aspects of the original Radiomir, including the swarthy 47mm case diameter Panerai fake watches, Plexiglass crystal, wire lugs, time-only indication without even running seconds, and of course, an oversized onion crown – a necessity carried over from military watches of the era that had to be wound while wearing gloves. Unlike the originals, though, Panerai is including a spare crystal in the package – Plexiglass does scratch considerably more easily than sapphire – for those who prefer their watch to not accumulate the same levels of character that the vintage editions might now be found in.

Montblanc Star Roman Carpe Diem Limited Edition Replica Watches UK

Montblanc cheap replica watches UK have been a known name when it comes to high-end pens for quite a while longer than it has been for luxury watches, but the brand doesn’t shy away from using their storied design DNA to give newer watch models a bit of “heritage.” With their latest introduction, the Montblanc Star Roman collection, they aim to have a broad appeal with three offerings.

The Montblanc Star Roman Small Second “Carpe Diem” Special Edition presents the simplest option, with a small seconds dial and date window. The Montblanc Star Roman Quantième Complet “Carpe Diem” Special Edition watch has a date hand, moon phase indicator, and day/month windows. Finally, the Montblanc Star Roman Chronograph UTC “Carpe Diem” Special Edition has a date window, chronograph, and, obviously, a 24-hour indicator.

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As you might expect, the Montblanc Star Roman collection fake watches definitely has ties to the brand’s pens. Subtly, this appears on the case, which has the same set of three rings that you would find on their Meisterstück fountain pen. A little more obvious would be the resin insert in the onion crown, where that very identifiable Montblanc star makes its appearance. Across the collection, there are details that make it obvious the watches are related: along with the case and crown, the same silvery guilloche dial with red gold accents on the Roman numeral indices and the handset which are on all three watches. Unfortunately, no case back shots yet, but they all have exhibition case backs.

The replica Montblanc Star Roman Quantième Complet “Carpe Diem” Special Edition (ref. 113691), really wants to focus on helping you “seize the day,” as it were, by tracking every aspect of the time that passes by you. Given that Quantième Complet translates to “full calendar,” it’s no surprise to see the date (on the outer track, indicated by the red scalloped hand), day and month (up at the 12 o’clock position), and a moon phase indicator. All of this is tucked into a 42mm case (12mm thick) that houses a MB 29.12 automatic movement. It’s got a 42-hour power reserve and operates at 28,800vph. Oh, and like all the watches in this collection, water resistance is 30 meters.

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The Montblanc Star Roman Chronograph UTC “Carpe Diem” Special Edition (ref. 113880), as you can infer from the name, brings a chronograph to the party, with the hour and minute registers coming in at 6 and 12 o’clock, respectively. You get the running seconds in the expected placement of 9 o’clock, with the date display at 3 o’clock balancing things out. The UTC portion of the name refers to my personal favorite in the world of complications, being the GMT. This takes the form of a red-tipped hand pointing at the outer edge of the dial, allowing you to track a second time zone easily enough. All of this is made possible by the MB 25.03 movement, tucked into the same 42mm case. This piece has a 46-hour power reserve that operates at 28,800vph.