The legendary swiss-Italian watch brand Officine Panerai (owned by Richemont) is adding more muscle to its Radiomir line, with four new versions featuring military green dials. Two of Panerai’s replica watch collections, Radiomir and Luminor have impressive military heritages originally designed and worn by elite underwater commandos of the Italian royal navy.
Panerai Radiomir’s cushion design actually predates the more popular Luminor design, whose prototype was created in 1936. Ranging in size from 45mm to 48mm, the new watch is hardly understated, but branded as a matte green dial with a beige lume “discreet and deliberately elusive.”We’re going to add it very nicely.
The first is the 45mm PAM995, which comes with the thinnest automatic movement of Panerai, the p.4000. At $11,200, it’s the cheapest of four new green dials. The PAM998, priced at $12,000, is a GMT watch with a 45mm casing. The interior is equipped with the p.4001 movement, with the addition of the second time zone and AM/PM indicator light, as well as the power reserve displayed on the side of the fake watch movement.
The 45mm PAM999 costs up to $12,200 and gets a caliber of p.4002, which also offers GMT, but with a power storage indicator on the side of the dial. At $13,300, the 48mm PAM997 was the biggest bad Wolf. It uses a matte black ceramic sandblasted shell, giving it an invisible sports atmosphere, very suitable for the traditional model.
PAM997 has no power reserve indicator, But it offers a cleaner dial in the PAM995 style. Other models have brown or tan leather straps, and the PAM997 has a black “Ponte Vecchio” calfskin strap, known for its carols, which were created in Florence in 1860.
All watches are 10 bar waterproof (100 m deep) and have a green cherry box with satin finish (and spare straps) lined with green leather that nod to the dial. We’re not sure whether these replica watches will win over any diehard Luminor fans, but they may attract some new Luminor fans to the Paneristi group.
If you like the look of a Black sports fake watch, the Tudor Heritage Black Bay Dark might be right up your alley. Cheaper than an all-black ceramic watch, this factory black PVD-coated steel Tudor diving watch is a modern dive series inspired by the brand’s vintage models.
At first glance, the Tudor Heritage Black Bay Dark (ref. M79230dk-0006) looks very much like a Rolex Submariner. This is because the history of vintage Tudor Submariner is very close to that of its brother, vintage Rolex Submariner.
We have a 41mm steel case with a black physical vapor deposition (PVD) coating. The top of the case is a unidirectional rotating steel bezel, also coated with PVC, and equipped with black anodized aluminum inserts. The bezel includes a red inverted triangle, a luminous pearl at 12 o ‘clock, and a mark of 60 minutes.
Although the modern Tudor Heritage Black Bay Dark is significantly larger than 37mm Tudor Sub ref. 7924 from 1958, it borrows the ” big crown” from that vintage model. As a modern fake watch, the winding crown is closely connected to the case, forming a waterproof barrier. The crown, with its rose design – a symbol of Tudor – is a good design touch.
Also, notice the red text on the dial, this is another vintage Rolex /Tudor divers. Finally, there is a “snowflake” style pointer, also from an old Tudor diving watch from the 1970s. In addition to the glowing hands, there are a dozen glowing hour markers that provide adequate visibility in the dark.
The special Black Bay Dark comes with a grey fabric strap, Tudor also offers a PVD-coated steel bracelet and a Black leather strap to choose from. The fabric strap is secured to the wrist by a matching black PVD coated steel deployant buckle. In true Tudor style, the buckle is comfortable and durable.
In 2015, Tudor announced their first self-developed movement, MT5621, which was firstly used in the North Flag model. The MT5602 caliber is a variant of the movement made specifically for the black bay model. COSC certified automatic MT5602 movement that drives the Heritage black bay dark hands for hours, minutes, and seconds provides the wearer with a generous 70-hour power reserve. Tudor’s MT5602 beats at 28,800 BPH (4Hz) and is controlled by a variable inertial oscillator with a silicon spring that is more resistant to temperature fluctuations, shocks, and magnetism than other materials.
All in all, it is a well-made modern mechanical movement with the added prestige of being built in-house. The movement is hidden under a sturdy watch case, which is waterproof for 200 meters.
The Tudor Heritage Black Bay Dark checks off a large number of boxes with a well-proportioned case and a striking black design with white and red accents and a self-developed movement. Coupled with its relatively affordable price, this booming watch brand offers a reliable choice of modern high-quality diving replica watches.
We’re all looking for bargains. Transactions should never be seen as transactions in an absolute sense, but should always be seen relatively. Cheap doesn’t necessarily mean good value for money; in the watchmaking industry that is indeed the case. As a watchmaker and industry analyst, one question I am often asked is which watches people should buy if they want a good financial return on their replica watch investments.
Many of the crazy success stories familiar, like someone opening a sock drawer of his late great-uncle to find a boxed 1950s Rolex watch with a mislabeled and worth seven figures, are like fairy tales. This “unicorn finds” are not common. And they will become even rarer. Why is that? The reason is that rare watches were not made to be rare or valuable. Remember, in those days, watches were just tools. Yes, there are good things and bad things, but it is a very modern invention to treat a watch first as a luxury and then as a practical thing.
Modern brands try to create demand and drive desire to fever pitch by creating scarcity, but these products will never be as rare or precious as their predecessors because we collectors will keep them safe. We will love and cherish them, fully aware of how valuable they would be if no one else took care of them in the same way.
In any case, some watches will age better than others. At the end of the day, it’s the brands perceived as celebrities that matter in this most competitive of sectors. In my opinion, Basel world 2019 has three excellent models worth pursuing if you are interested in. . .
This year, the famous black and blue Cerachrom bezel were paired with a Rolex’s Jubilee bracelet. Jubilee has always been my favorite fake Rolex bracelet, and some models (especially the 2018 two-color root beer) have no Jubilee, which keeps my finger on the trigger and bullet in the chamber. Today, whatever watch goes with it, a sophisticated and elegant Jubilee wristband can give batman extra bling. A smart, simple update will continue to drive this model for years to come. The price will be around $8,800.
I developed an unhealthy Tudor fetish. This new Black Bay Chrono is probably my favorite thing at the show for under $10,000. It’s already a retro classic. When a watch is released to an occasion like this – as Tudor is used to – you know there’s something special about it. The 41mm case is a two-color dream that looks most like a two-color bracelet at home. The fabric belt is a nice choice for a subtle, more athletic style, but the sheer retro vibe of gold and steel is unbeatable in my opinion.
Powered by the MT5813, the fake watch also has some good technical credentials. With the backing of its parent company Rolex, Tudor looks set to dominate the price range. What’s not to like? An affordable, aesthetically accessible product crafted with the best expertise in the industry. The price starts at $6,800.
As we all know that Tudor and Rolex replica watches are similar in many aspects. Both the replica Tudor Heritage Advisor fake model and the Rolex Datejust Turn-O-Graph watch are modern iterations of vintage timepieces from the 1950s. The original Tudor Advisor was the brand’s first watch equipped with an alarm function. Manufactured from 1957 to 1977, Tudor made three different amazing models during that time. What’s more, Tudor revised their alarm watch as the Heritage Advisor watch and has been making them ever since the year 2011.
The Turn-O-Graph made its debut in 1953 as the first serially made Rolex with a rotating bezel—preceding the Submariner and the GMT-Master. The Turn-O-Graph evolved from a tool watch aesthetic to a sporty dress watch one over the years, even joining the Datejust collection. The Datejust Turn-O-Graph picked up the nickname “Thunderbird” as it was the replica watch officially issued to the U.S. Air Force’s Thunderbird aerobatic squadron. Rolex manufactured the Datejust Turn-O-Graph until the late 1970s. And while Rolex continued producing some Datejust models with the signature bezel after that, the Turn-O-Graph name no longer appeared on the dial.
The Tudor Heritage Advisor ref. 79620T and the Rolex Datejust Turn-O-Graph ref. 115964 are both white metal watches, both of which actually combine two types of metals. The Tudor Advisor uses stainless steel and titanium, while the steel Turn-O-Graph includes a white gold bezel.
The Heritage Advisor alarm sports a larger 42mm case and sits quite high on the wrist. On the contrary, in true Datejust fashion, the Thunderbird comes with a more restrained 36mm Oyster case. Both timepieces include a sporty steel Oyster bracelet and a variety of dial color options.
The Tag Heuer features a mechanical alarm mechanism that is adjusted via a pusher a 2 o’clock and turned on and off via a pusher at 8 o’clock. There’s an alarm ON/OFF indicator on the dial at 9 o’clock, while the alarm power reserve display sits on the opposite side at 3 o’clock. Along with the alarm feature, there’s also the center hour/minute/seconds hand and a date subdial at 6 o’clock. The fake Tudor runs on the Caliber 2892 automatic movement, based on ETA 2892 but with the added alarm function. The watch includes a power reserve of 42 hours.
Apart from the time and date features of the fake Rolex Datejust Turn-O-Graph Thunderbird ref. 115964, the watch can also time events owing to its rotating bezel. As with all Rolex Datejust models, the date window sits at 3 o’clock with the famous Cyclops magnification lens above it. The date disc is, actually, a roulette version, displaying alternating black and red numbers. As a member of the modern Datejust family, the Thunderbird runs on the well-known Rolex Caliber 3135 automatic mechanical movement.
Both the Rolex Thunderbird and the Tudor Heritage Advisor are amazing choices for those looking for watches that are a little different from the rest. Celebrating important watches from their achievements, these replica Tag Heuer provide a touch of vintage flair repackaged to satisfy modern tastes.