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Yep that’s right folks, we’re now into March, which means a couple of things for us here at BEXSONN and the wider watch community. 1. BaselWorld 2017 best cheap replica watch fair is upon us and 2. It is Watches of Knightsbridge’s first London auction of the year. We recently spent some time over at 64 Knightsbridge to have a look at a handful of timepieces in the upcoming March auction on the 18th. As usual we decided to pick out some of our highlighted lots and share our thoughts on them.
In a world where “look at me” red carpet style reigns, you might think a grand gesture would create the biggest impact. But as it turns out, the smallest details make the man-especially when it comes to being the best dressed. And even though La La Land didn’t actually win best picture last night (resulting in one of the most memorable Oscar moments we’ve ever seen), Ryan Gosling has proven himself to be a solid menswear style-setter time and time again.
One remarkably effective tool in his arsenal: a fantastic wrist mens cheap replica watches. This tiny detail, seemingly small and insignificant, is an area where Gosling ultimately excels. Throughout his career, some pretty fabulous watches have appeared in both Ryan’s films and real life-intelligent choices revealing an important facet of his character’s personality or quietly respecting the dignity of a formal occasion.
In 2011’s Drive, he wears a beloved watch supposedly handed down to him by his father: a sentimental piece based on a style made by Swiss watchmaker Patek Philippe. While the one used in the movie is a prop stand-in for the real thing, it does bear a close resemblance to a fake white gold Patek Philippe reference 5196G. The manually wound watch features a minimalist dial with simple hour indices and a small seconds sub-dial located at six.
In that same year, Rolex made a couple of appearances in Crazy, Stupid, Love in the form of a yellow gold bubbleback reference 3372 (circa 1930s-’40s) and a more recent Rolex Submariner reference 16610 from the early 2000s. And in the real world, the actor was spotted earlier this year wearing a Rolex Air King reference 5500 with distinctive 3-6-9 Arrow Head hour markers and an attractive off-white dial while attending January’s Golden Globes ceremony. Naturally, he won.
Throughout La La Land, Gosling wears vintage clothes with a distinct nod towards the ’40s and ’50s, imitating the style and era of the jazz musicians that his character idolizes. A simple gold watch is worn from beginning to end, with one quick closeup revealing a ’50s Omega as he reaches to change the radio station in his cherry-red ’82 Buick Riviera.
There’s more to come. Gosling’s next project-Terrence Malick’s Song to Song-premieres this year at South by Southwest, a fitting debut for a film about the music scene in Austin, Texas. Advance stills reveal Gosling wearing yet another Omega, this time a replica 34mm automatic steel 1950s Seamaster (a watch worn previously at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival) featuring an unusual linked bracelet nicknamed “Beads of Rice.”
His next project where the watch is sure to play a leading role will pair him once again with La La Land director Damien Chazelle for a movie entitled First Man. Currently in pre-production, Gosling is set to play astronaut Neil Armstrong in the story of the legendary space mission that led to him being the first man to walk on the moon. Swiss timekeeper Omega will most certainly be heavily featured; the Speedmaster worn by Armstrong during the mission is one of the most famous watches of all time.
But before that, there’s the Blade Runner 2049. And while Gosling’s coat is a standout in the trailer, there aren’t any watches visible in advance clips or stills. That said, a fantastic photo of current director Denis Villeneuve (Arrival) with Ridley Scott, Harrison Ford, and Ryan recently surfaced, where Gosling’s personal Rolex Air King is clearly visible on his wrist.
Which means that, for the moment, we’ve got to wait for more. But while we do that, we can take a look at last night’s Oscars. Rolex was not only the exclusive sponsor of the 89th Academy Awards Greenroom, but a sponsor of the entire Academy Awards broadcast itself. And even though Gosling didn’t bring home the gold, he was dressed perfectly for the evening in Gucci paired with the ideal costar, his trusty Rolex replica-the perfect supporting timepiece.
Smartwatches are pretty cool, but not as distinctive or stylish as a vintage constellation replica men’s watch
Lately, there’s been a lot of buzz about smartwatches. Many of these come with accelerometers, heart rate monitors, GPS, and some even have the capacity to make phone calls.
Pretty cool, yes, but not as distinctive and stylish as a vintage watch, in my opinion.
Some collectors fascinated with horology will pay top dollar for vintage timepieces, pocket watches, and wristwatches.
Whether it’s the sophistication and pedigree that comes with a vintage dress watch or the cool factor of a dive watch from the 1960s or ’70s, vintage watches, in general, are doing well at auction.
The most famous of recent auction history was the Patek Philippe Supercomplication pocket fake watch that fetched $24 million in 2014 at a Sotheby’s auction in Switzerland. Dating back to the early 1930s, the watch took several years to build and featured 24 “complications” or functions.
Patek Philippe and rare Rolex watches do well at auction. Last January, during our annual New Year’s Day auction, we sold a custom Rolex 18-karat Presidential Men’s Diamond Watch for $200. Dating back to the mid-1980s, it was a true show stopper, featuring diamonds, rubies, a fire opal face and a diamond-encrusted band and bezel.
This custom 18-karat Presidential Men’s diamond Rolex copy watch sold for $22,000 during J. Levine’s New Year’s Day auction last year. The diamond and ruby Rolex featured a fire opal face, diamond encrusted band and bezel. A true show stopper, this vintage watch dates back to the mid-1980s. (Photo: J. Levine Auction & Appraisal)
Other classic brands that I see doing well at auction include Breitling, Movado, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Heuer Autavia, Omega, Racine, Tudor, Mido, IWC (International Watch Company) and others.
What to look for
What to look for if you’re bidding on a vintage watch? Like anything, do your research about the brand and understand the mechanics of the watch. Examine the condition in person if you can, or have a friend do it for you. If the watch is missing parts, research how easy it is to find replacement parts. The last thing you want to do is spend more money repairing the watch than you paid for it.
Ask to see provenance and try to find out if the previous owners specialized in collecting the brand you want to purchase. Some collectors like to own a variety of different watches, while others will spend a lifetime collecting one or two brands. These collectors really know their stuff and have made discerning purchases.
Watch for fakes
Finally, be wary of fake luxury watches. Check type faces and engravings to make sure they are authentic. Listen to the watch – if the ticking is really loud, that’s a red flag. Weigh it – often fake watches are lighter since they are made with less expensive materials. If you’re unsure, have a professional assess it.
Like anything vintage, you will likely come across watches that have dials and other parts that have been replaced or refinished. These watches will be less desirable to serious collectors who are always on the hunt for original dials and unpolished original cases.
Again, nothing against smartwatches, but besides style, another thing a vintage watch has going for it – it can’t get hacked.
There may not be freshly fallen snow on the ground, but these ivory copy timepieces will have you channeling that White Christmas vibe
‘Tis the season to be decked out in white – the most unforgiving of colours – but this time instead of those hips, let your wrist take the limelight. Cases in white high-tech ceramic, straps in white natural rubber or crocodile leather, and dials in white lacquer or mother-of-pearl, form a striking palette that’s plainly not for wallflowers. So stand out or stand back with these lustrous all-white timepieces:
1. Replica Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Diver White Ceramic
There’s no room for subtlety with this powerful 42mm sports watch. The 13.9mm height further amplifies its heft while two elongated protectors on either side of the crown add more bulk to the already massive case. Expect loads of attention with the combination of white strap, pushers, dial, and case, which is made of white Super Ceramic – a material that Audemars Piguet premiered. Nine times harder than steel, it is also, at 1,850 Vickers, more than 500 Vickers harder than regular ceramic. Unlike regular dive swiss chronograph white ceramic bracelet 38mm watches, this one comes with a sapphire case back showing off the self-winding movement within, which makes its 300m water resistance all the more remarkable.
2. Replica Hublot Big Bang White Caviar
Made entirely out of white ceramic, this is the futuristic version of the famous One Million $ Black Caviar. Hublot’s women white watches avant-garde concept of invisible visibility inspired this case, bezel, and dial combination featuring white ceramic designed, cut, bevelled, and polished like baguette diamonds – a design element that can be seen as well as touched. Even the crown is fashioned out of polished white ceramic. Breaking the monotony are the titanium H-shaped screws that hold the bezel and white rubber strap in place with the multi-part 41mm case. Its sapphire case back displays the self-winding Calibre HUB 1112 movement, which has a tungsten carbide rotor finished with a black PVD-treated dimpled surface.
3. Replica Omega Speedmaster White Side of the Moon
An Omega classic, the Speedmaster Moon Watch comes in countless guises but the most eye-catching one would be – hands down – White Side of the Moon. Brilliant like the full moon in a cloudless sky, this model is made completely with white zirconium oxide ceramic. Literally, its case, back, bezel, dial, chronograph pushers, and clasp are all in polished ceramic. As a throwback to the historical Moon womens cecile white acetate bracelet Watches, its sapphire crystal is box-shaped, emulating the mineral glass crystals common in those days. Taking the all-white colour scheme even further are the hands and indexes coated with white Superluminova, and the white leather strap gives it an elegant finish.
4. Replica Chanel J12 G10 Gloss
This iconic fashion timepiece has come a long way since 1999 and one of its latest incarnations is the J12 G10. Not your garden variety J12, this model comes with a NATO strap, which in military speak, is known as a G10. But in addition to the standard-issue woven nylon material, Chanel has also chosen to make it with a white patent calfskin strap. Both strap variations come with polished stainless steel hardware, giving the classic white watch a luxurious look and feel. Its moderate 33mm case doesn’t weigh down the wrist and white ceramic trimmings protect it from scratches, so accessorise away with rows of bracelets and chains.
5. Replica Franck Muller White Croco
Taking mock croc to a completely different level, this dynamic timepiece plays with textures, extending the grain and colour of the white alligator leather strap to the case and the dial. To achieve a seamless effect, as if the entire swiss quartz mother-of-pearl swarovski crystal white watch had been made of one same material, Franck Muller had the stainless steel Cintrée Curvex case and dial manufactured with the three-dimensional alligator scale motif before covering them both with a double-layer of matte white enamel. The result is a stunning, tactile example of Franck Muller’s audacious design creativity.