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Most Memorable Featured Storiesof Luxury Watches

Every month we buy and sell hundreds of authentic luxury replica watches from some of the most famous and prestigious manufacturers in the entire world. As you might imagine, the owner of such a company would also have a large personal collection of fine timepieces, but which one do you think would be their favorite?  rolex-datejust-31mm-278289rbr-white-gold-and-diamond-automatic-white-dial
In this article from the Wall Street Journal, we take a closer look at a watch of this description and find out exactly what makes it so special. As you can guess from the article’s title, it’s definitely a Rolex, but you’ll have to read the full story to find out which one it is
Transparency has been one of the basic principles of our replica watches since day one, and we openly post the purchase and sale prices of each model on our website. We are often referred to as the “Kelly Blue Book of Watches” because anyone can now go to our website and instantly find out what it costs to buy a watch and how much they can get for it if they plan to sell it.
Certain luxury watch brands, such as Rolex and Patek Philippe, are known for having ultra-desirable models that are completely unavailable at the retail level and sell for several times more on the pre-owned market than their original new retail price. However, this is the case for almost every brand, and for many other luxury timepieces, huge savings can often be found by shopping on the pre-owned market.
The luxury fake watch industry has grown considerably over the past decade, with more and more people interested in researching and collecting watches every year. As one of the most trusted pre-owned Rolex brands with over a decade of experience in buying and selling some of the world’s most exclusive luxury timepieces, we are often asked questions about the watch industry and its current trends.

1812nycadmin / February 16, 2022 / new

This Singular Seiko Vintage Reference Points To Japan’s Incredible Olympic History

It was a punch in the gut to fulfill executives’ desire to become a truly global brand. Shortly after the 1960 Rome Olympics, Seiko made preparations for the ’64 Games a top priority, with extensive engineering, production of many timepieces, clocks, and replica watches, and a thorough marketing effort to promote Seiko worldwide. plus9time’s Anthony Kable’s excellent analysis of the various timing devices involved in the ’64 Olympics is well worth a read.
While anything related to Seiko and the ’64 Summer Olympics is well worth collecting, there is one single reference that takes the gold medal in terms of desirability, and that is the Seiko 5718-8000 Counter Chronograph. What makes this watch stand out is its unusual feature of a two-digit counter at 12 o’clock controlled by two pushers on the left side of the case. The button at 10 o’clock advances the counter by one digit and the one at 7 o’clock advances the counter by a full 10 digits. This is a unique feature, and the only Seiko watch with this complication.
The 5718-8000 uses Seiko’s first chronograph movement, the 5719, and adds the complication to it. 5719 is known as the Crown Chronograph. According to the book “History of the Seiko Quick Timer” written by Sadao Ryugo, it was not Toshihiko Ohki, the father of the Crown Chronograph, who added the complication to the 5719 movements, thus creating the Olympic timer, but his superior Tsuneyoshi Ono.
The fake watch was made in very limited numbers. Exact production figures do not exist, but expert Erik Strickland, who owns two 5718s – the executive version with silver and gray dials – speculates that there were about 100 of them. It was only sold for 15 days, so there would not have been a large production run.
Strickland has both known executions, but finding them won’t be easy.” Diligence and time – it took about three years for the charcoal set – to check the saved searches and stay engaged,” he said of his hunt.” It sounds long, but when you’re hunting a bunch of stuff and learning, the time doesn’t really drag.” Two of his examples were shot for this story.
For him, the replica watch represents not only years of searching, but one of Seiko’s most thoughtful designs.” The chronograph hands are a different color than the running hands and have more contrast with the dial, so you read them first. White on gray, black on white. Designers often get this wrong. Also, any time you look at it, some polished hand, applied detail, or angled track will catch the light. In a way, it was the grand rise of Japan on the global stage, and for Seiko, it was the time when the brand became the “Seiko of the World” as we know it today.

1812nycadmin / November 2, 2021 / new

Getting Into Pre-owned Replica Watches?

We’ve tackled the world of vintage watches, the world of current representation, accessories, prints, and spoken word. We’ve rethought how the community can provide feedback directly to watchmakers, and we’ve even overhauled watch insurance there. We always did this with our watch lover’s hat on.
There has always been one category that we loved but didn’t know how best to contribute, and that was used watches. I want to clarify what I mean by that. It is not vintage watches, which we usually think of as watches made before 1990. And certainly not gray market watches, which for us has always represented something special in this world. What I mean here is simply watches that are defined as modern, but not brand new.
What makes the Crown & Caliber special? First of all, it’s not just a platform for you to list your best replica watches, nor is it even a consignment store. No, Crown & Caliber will buy your watch from you and get you paid for it. This solves a huge problem we see all the time – how do I move my watch so I don’t have to wait forever to get a new one?  IMG_4431 IMG_4454
Next, we want to look at the post-purchase process, which is another area where Crown & Caliber excels. After Crown & Caliber has purchased your watch, they will bring it into their state-of-the-art facility and have it inspected and serviced (if needed) by their in-house Swiss certified watchmakers. The watch will then be posted online for purchase.
We have searched the world for watch sellers and no one handles used replica watches with the integrity and customer-first perspective that Crown & Caliber does. We just love the way they do business. Yes, we are now one company and what that means for you is that in the next few months, you will see our two sites begin to work with each other to better serve you, the watch buying community.
The most amazing thing about this concept is that Hamilton Powell, the founder of Crown & Caliber, and I have been friends for many years. Neither of us is really ready for it, but the idea never left our minds. What has changed today? We are launching a small used selection on our website that will grow exponentially over time. As we’ve been saying for years, we know that selling a watch is just as important as buying one, and the level of trust required is no exception. So we’ve done this with you in mind – to make it a little easier for everyone to have an extra link in the nebulous world of watches.

1812nycadmin / May 5, 2021 / new

Luxury Replica Watch Buying Guide

Many people, including seasoned collectors, are confused when they try to distinguish between genuine and fake watches. Is it a trick? Don’t think of these words as synonyms. In this guide, you’ll learn about the huge difference between these two types of luxury fake watches and how they can help you become a more knowledgeable shopper and collector
A real watch is undisputed in origin, and not a replica or copy. This means that for something to be authentic, it has to be totally real. Authentic watches are genuine pieces from brands – think of the big players like Rolex, Tudor, Omega, Patek Philippe, and more.
We use the word authentic in the industry to distinguish between genuine watches and fakes that are widely copied and sold. When the dealer gets the watch, the first thing they do is check the authenticity of the watch. As a buyer, you should do the same. As a buyer, the first step in ensuring that you get a real watch is to buy it directly from a brand or a trusted dealer who can make sure it’s genuine.
But how can you distinguish if a watch is authentic? Well, we’ve made some useful guides to help educate buyers and collectors – both on what’s real, and how to spot inauthentic details.
To be an original watch, a watch must be a real watch. Because when you see a watch listed as original, it means that it is a real watch from the brand and has not been updated or changed since it was made and initially sold. Sometimes in the industry, we also call the original watch an “honest” watch. When we look at used fake clocks, especially old ones, we usually look for originality. This means looking for the right factory-mounted parts, whether they are scratched, notched, or faded.
We also look for things like custom details that were added after purchasing, like diamonds or enhanced bezels which were later-era additions and unoriginal to the piece. There are also a lot of buyers and collectors who will favor replica watches that have never had a polishing or servicing that could have stopped the natural aging process of the timepiece.
Decades ago, when people bought luxury watches like Rolex, it was perfectly normal for them to maintain, polish or spare parts. The problem is that while the company is using truly post-modern parts, they are still not the original parts or functions of the watch. Because this is a very common practice, if an antique watch is completely original, it is very special and valuable.

1812nycadmin / October 25, 2019 / new

Top Lady Watches from Our List

Every two years, it rolls back and forth, every two years, we hide behind the sofa, cover our eyes, cross our fingers, and the only biennial auction of replica watches — bonkers-bonanza — becomes something we can take a bite of as watch lovers. The auction, scheduled for November 9 in Geneva, has undoubtedly become a beacon in watchmaking history, not just for the often thrilling sale of luxury watches, but for the remarkable cause it supports.
The Only Watch auction was founded in 2005 to raise money to support the fight against Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Some of the best names in watchmaking have launched unique watches, and the money will go towards further research into the debilitating condition that affects thousands of people around the world.
So far, each version of this well-intentioned campaign has raised a few issues, but this year’s unique ideas from the 50 contributing brands may reflect a shift of attitudes in the industry more than ever.
Above all, the exhibition showcases striking works that are clearly designed for women. While it’s true that the replica watch industry has undergone a positive transformation, it’s worth noting that more than 10 percent of watches submitted to the industry are for women. Even though the rate is not too much, but it is a great number when considering how much easier it is to sell a unique watch to a man than it is to a woman (mainly because of market size). watches for lady IMG_2580
So the first of the top five is a watch for high-end jewelry lovers. Quartz (in this case ETA01) driven jewelry pieces like Boucheron Ajouree Amvara are often received from fans of watches, as they are really more like Philippe Dufour’s masterpiece, but I celebrate the growing number of serious watches by women, and there must be a place for these intersecting fake Rolex watches.
This may not be the brand you could imagine seeing on this list. Given that the watch is 45 millimeters in diameter, it’s not clear why it’s here. But here’s my reason: the fake watch uses a ‘classic’ feminine palette, materials, and decor. While there’s no rule that men can’t wear light blue or blue topaz, it’s just not common. As soon as I saw this Hublot, I was sure it looked best on a woman’s wrist.
On the right woman’s wrist, this piece is the most revealing of the series. It is a strong brand name, an uncompromising diameter, an unabashed expression of Hublot’s technology, and a statement of power and status that is nothing else on this list. This is a watch that you coordinate your powder blue Ferrari with a matching sunseeker yacht. It’s a brazen, unfettered journey of confidence that you see every day in the male watchmaking industry. It’s a rare style that looks very nice on a woman’s wrist. That’s why it’s cool,

1812nycadmin / September 16, 2019 / new

Brief Introduction of Replica A. Lange and Sohne Watch

A. Lange and Sohne watch was founded by Adolf Lange in 1845 and it is one of the first watchmakers to set up shop in the now-iconic town of Glashutte in Germany. Before establishing his namesake brand, Lange worked as an apprentice under experienced watchmaker J.C. Friedrich Gutkaes. They primarily made timepieces on commission for elite clients. It was here that the replica Lange not only refined his watchmaking techniques but also developed a detail-oriented and customer-focused work ethic.
Lange graduated from his apprenticeship with honors in 1835. He decided to further his education with a well-respected chronometer maker after continuing to work under Gutkaes for a few years. Soon, he returned to Glashutte to establish his own workshop. 
In the early years of the business, Lange began innovating at once. In 1846, he developed the three-quarter plate, which is still used in the brand’s movements today. In 1848, Lange was presented with a unique chance. He was provided the office of Mayor of Glashutte and accepted. During his tenure of nearly two decades, he transformed the modest town into the thriving industrial center for watchmaking we know today.
The early 1900s marked the beginning of a hard period for the fake A. Lange and Sohne and the world. The political unrest of WWI, the economic downturn that followed, and the continued strife of WWII would greatly affect the town of Glashutte and the replica watch manufacturing there.
During the Second World War, A. Lange and Sohne produced oversized replica watches for the German Air Force. However, soon following the war, the company faced severe repercussions. In the final months of the war, their workshops were caught in a bombing raid and destroyed. By 1948, the Lange family was expropriated, and the Soviet administration nationalized the company’s remaining property.
The most notable of their new offerings was the Lange 1, which incorporated a brand new patent. The outsize date draws inspiration from one of Adolf Lange’s masterpieces, a clock designed for the Semper Opera House in Dresden in 1830. This key date feature continues to be used in most of A. Lange and Sohne’s watches today.
After a decade of restoration work, the replica A. Lange and Sohne workshop reopened in the remains of the destroyed building in 1945. In the years since its re-invention, the brand has gone on to create over 40 new movements, garnering over 150 international horological prizes.

1812nycadmin / May 11, 2018 / new

President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Rolex without a Day-date

Rolex produced their 50,000th officially certified chronometer in 1944 and presented it to Henri Guisan, the General of the Swiss Armed Forces during the Second World War. In 1948, four years later, Rolex made their 100,000th officially certified chronometer, which was a Datejust, and this time, the timepiece was destined for none other than the famed Winston Churchill. Therefore, in 1951, when it was time for Rolex to find a worthy recipient for their 150,000th officially certified chronometer, they envisioned no better candidate than General Eisenhower.
In a series of back and forth correspondence between Rolex’s Director René Jeanneret, a mutual contact named Nana Rae, and the office of General Eisenhower, the company sought out to see if General Eisenhower would accept the gift. General Eisenhower accepted gorgeously.
Following another round of letters, it was decided that the watch’s case back would be engraved with five stars to stand for the General’s five-star rank, his initials, D.D.E, and 12-19-1950—the date that General Eisenhower was appointed the Supreme Commander of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Plus, his initials are also engraved into the bracelet clasp. 
The specific reference of Eisenhower’s Rolex is the Datejust replica watches for sale. It has a 36mm yellow gold Oyster case along with the classic yellow gold five-link Jubilee bracelet. We see the iconic date window on the silver dial, which in this example displays red numerals. There’s of course also the famed Cyclops magnification lens on the crystal just above the window.
The silver sunburst dial is, actually, a service replacement dial as illustrated by the “T SWISS T” markings below 6 o’clock. The fake watch gained a lot of attention when General Eisenhower wore it on the cover of Life magazine, published July 12, 1952. The following year, he took office. President Eisenhower wore his beloved fake Rolex Datejust for decades until he gave it to his dear friend and personal valet, Sergeant John Moaney. When Sgt. Money died in the late 1970s, he left the replica Rolex to his wife, Delores Moaney, who was also the personal cook to the Eisenhower family. The historic Rolex Datejust was eventually sold to Raleigh DeGeer Amyx, a noted collector of presidential and other crucial American memorabilia.
In 2014, Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Rolex Datejust best replica watch was put up for sale at a public auction. However, despite a hyped-up media campaign, the highest bid of $475,000 failed to meet the lot’s reserve. Perhaps the watch fare better in today’s red-hot auction market for historically important Rolex watches?

1812nycadmin / April 11, 2018 / new

Elegant pasha chronograph replica watche

Rolex is a brand synonymous with luxury. the french jewelry and wristwatch manufacturer is one of the most esteemed names in the luxury goods market, with their products being highly desired throughout the world.
one area of particular excellence in their line of men’s wristwatches, which is home to some of the most breath-taking collections in the world today. featuring elegant layouts, top-quality construction, and various styles to suit anyone, it’s clear why they are such an esteemed watch manufacturer.
for instance, the round pasha de Rolex was first introduced in 1942 and is a timepiece that exudes significance with every inch, becoming one of the most sought-out watches for collectors and aficionados for its brilliant style and craftsmanship.
the Rolex pasha watch is a good example of this, being a stunning piece that embodies elegance and luxury. a highly versatile piece, it looks amazing for any style from smart to sporty, making it all the more attractive.
the stainless-steel case is a timeless style that works great with the pristine white dial, and this 42mm chronograph really gives a fashionable design to the typical pasha de Rolex collection.
as a result, however, there are many fake replicas of this particular wristwatch, and it is becoming much more difficult to tell the difference between a fake and a genuine Rolex pasha.
so how exactly does one determine whether a Rolex pasha is fake or genuine? well, there are many signs to be on the lookout for, with some being simpler to find out others. once it becomes clear what indicates a fake from a genuine, it should be simple enough to spot a bad replica.
you know, an inscription is actually the easiest way to tell a genuine Rolex from a fake. all genuine Rolex wristwatches have ‘Rolex ‘ carefully inscribed on the movement found in the back of the movement, together with an inscription of the serial number.Cartier
however, as far as I am concerned, remove the back of the case to view the inscription etched onto the caliber powering the watch. besides this, the serial number ” can be seen just above the transparent back of the replica watches. fakes will have no blue sapphire or at least a poor replica that is glued down, so check how secure the cabochon feels with the if it’s unclear.

1812nycadmin / May 11, 2017 / new