UK Copy Jaquet Droz wins the Grand Prix d’horlogerie de Genève

Jaquet Droz copy wathces uk is deeply moved to be rewarded by the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève. The Jaquet Droz Charming Bird is the winner in the “Mechanical Exception” category, which distinguishes watches that present a special mechanism or other original or exceptional horological concept. The jury recognized the beauty and the unique features of this watchmaking feat that integrates a singing bird automaton. Jaquet Droz dedicates this award to the watchmakers, artisans, artists, technicians and Friends of Jaquet Droz who made this adventure possible.

Jaquet_Droz_GPHGCreated in 2001, the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève pays tribute each year to excellence in horological creations. This year, 72 preselected fake Jaquet Droz watches competed in 12 award categories.

THE CHARMING BIRD

At the heart of the legend created by Pierre Jaquet-Droz in his manufactory in La Chaux-de-Fonds, birds play an enchanting role in these legendary timepieces. Whether purely decorative or conceived as genuine singing automata, they have been part of the brand’s creative adventure for nearly three centuries and now continue to delight of each of their admirers. With the Charming Bird, Jaquet Droz invites you to enter a universe steeped in history, beauty and technology. A bridge between past and present, the Charming Bird represents the apotheosis of the great copy watchmaker’s creativity and the longstanding fidelity of the master craftsmen who have followed in his footsteps.

Fake Zenith El Primero 410 Blue Dial Hands On

The Fake Zenith El Primero 410

Based largely on a popular model from the 1970’s, Zenith first brought the El Primero back to life in 2014 as a limited edition of 500 pieces in steel with a sexy but subdued silver dial. I was quite smitten with the top fake watches at the time but I must admit I found the monochromatic styling a little boring.

Fast-forward a year and it seems the folks at Zenith replica UK had either read my mind or were simply feeling the need for some color in their lives too. So in 2015 the brand introduced a limited edition (1,975 pieces this time) blue dial version of the El Primero 410 with matching blue leather strap at Baselworld , which – as you may have guessed – is the watch you see before you today.

There is a lot to like about this watch, starting with the perfectly sized 42mm case in steel. Not only does it sit nicely on the wrist, it also allows Zenith enough room to display quite a bit of information without making the dial of the El Primero 410 seemed cramped. This is important for me as aesthetically speaking there is nothing worse than a copy watches sale with poor dial design, especially because you are reminded of that fact every time you check the time. Not to mention legibility is kind of important.

What the El Primero 410 really gets right for me though is achieving that balance between modern design whilst still retaining that vintage flavour. The dial layout remaining true to the original models of the 1970s although I have to say for me the blue dial version does not necessarily have as retro a vibe as say the silver dial version, not that I’m complaining mind you. After all, on offer is the performance of the world’s most accurate automatic chronograph combined with a triple calendar and moonphase indications, all combined into one easy-to-read package.

Inside is the legendary El Primero 410, an automatic column-wheel chronograph that was retired by the brand in 2000. Brought back to life for this new series, the movement is comprised of some 390 components, with the inner workings visible through the sapphire exhibition caseback.

On the wrist the El Primero 410 feels great. It has a good weight to it but the relatively small case size and leather strap mean it is one of those UK replica watches that you can just wear day in day out without any complaints. Admittedly the blue might clash a bit in more conservative office environments and as such is arguably not as versatile as its more subdued siblings. That being said, having had the opportunity to see all three models in the new El Primero 410 line-up I have to say that the blue dial version is still definitely my preference.

Swiss replica watches-Time is on our side

How replica watch companies are helping to save the planet

The perils of climate change and poor environmental policies are well documented. There are a number of ways we can help save our planet, and fake watch companies are getting involved in the solutions. This is the second in a series of articles that explores that involvement.

Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve (USA) © Mark KelleyJaeger-LeCoultre helps preserve glaciers in Alaska

Since 2008, Jaeger-LeCoultre replica uk has committed funds to UNESCO to protect the 47 marine sites appearing on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Part of that support involves raising awareness, including the production of a short film on Glacier Bay National Park. Glacier Bay, located in Alaska near the Canadian border, was declared an American national monument in 1925 due to the unique opportunity it affords of studying the succession of glacial periods. Its 3.3-million acres shelter some of the last glaciers on our planet as well as some spectacular forests, and is home to not only wolves, bears and caribou but mammals such as porpoises, seals, sea lions, several species of whales and the famous sea otter, whose precious fur almost caused its extinction several centuries ago. It is a refuge for at-risk species such as the humpback whale and the sea lion.Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve (USA) © Mark Kelley 1

One of the programs at Glacier Bay involves preventing cruise boats in the area from colliding with an cheap replica watches injuring the whales, which come to feed in the zone during their migration. Each boat entering the area is required to have a marine mammal biologist on board who can detect the whales using special binoculars. When a whale is spotted, the caption must adjust the route and speed of the boat. Jaeger-LeCoultre has also contributed to the World Heritage Marine Program in Paris, as well as conservation projects in Brazil, the Philippines, Colombia, the U.S. and Costa Rica.

A direct support

“Jaeger LeCoultre has been truly instrumental in securing better protection of marine sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List,” says Dr. Fanny Douvere, head of the World Heritage Marine Program at UNESCO. “It has already helped make major changes in the conservation of these Swiss replica watches exceptional marine places. For example, it has helped ban dumping from capital dredging in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef – the largest coral reef system on the planet. Over the past years, Jaeger-LeCoultre has also directly supported marine World Heritage sites with the purchase of radars and boats that directly improve these sites’ capacity in tackling illegal fishing.” Douvere is credited with building a network of World Heritage marine site managers across 47 sites in 35 countries. She is the driving force behind the first comprehensive study to protect World Heritage sites in the open oceans. These areas, also called the “high seas” cover more than 50% of the planet and are currently not protected at all.

Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve (USA) © Mark Kelley 3Closer to home, Jaeger-LeCoultre has respected the unique landscape of the Vallée de Joux. Its manufacture meets the criteria for low energy consumption, and it produces renewable energy from the water of the lakes and rivers in the region. Jaeger-LeCoultre built one of the region’s first fake watches waste water treatment plants. The company also has a bus service that takes employees to work and back, as well as strong incentives for carpooling.

The Replica Watches World Of IWC’s Social And Environmental Commitments

Earlier this year, IWC released the Replica Pilot’s Watch Double Chronograph Edition “Le Petit Prince”, featuring an innovative and delightful “jumping star” function. This was unusual for IWC. The Schaffhausen watchmaking company is known for its finely engineered timekeeping instruments that exhibit performance and reliability in every component. It is only in one area — its Swiss replica watches associated with the novella Le Petit Prince by French writer-philosopher-aviator Antoine de St-Exupéry — that IWC allows a streak of whimsy to come to the surface.

The 2013 Pilot’s Watch novelties, for example, included IWC’s iconic perpetual calendar with its moonphase disk swapped out for a disk depicting the Little Prince, of St-Exupéry’s most famous work, standing on a rocky planet. The IWC Pilot’s Watch Mark XVII “Le Petit Prince” featured a central seconds hand counterpoised by the lopsided star that illuminated the landscapes of St-Exupéry’s original artwork for the book.

IWCThe “jumping star” of the new Doppelchronograph is a new complication for the manufacture — a ring of seven star-shaped apertures encircles the centre of the dial, and a gold disc leaps about non-sequentially beneath, bringing out a different star each day. The stars represent the planets visited by the eponymous prince in the St-Exupéry tale, one of which holds the rose that he loves.

There is a reference chart engraved on the back of the Pilot’s Replica Watch Double Chronograph Edition “Le Petit Prince” for easy identification of which planet the prince is visiting that day as indicated by the gold star. The wearer can change the prince’s location by activating the pusher at four o’clock and making the star jump.

On 10 November 2015, a special edition of the Pilot’s Watch Double Chronograph Edition “Le Petit Prince” will be auctioned by Sotheby’s Geneva in aid of the Antoine de St-Exupéry Youth Foundation.

IWC_BackIWC’s partnership with the Antoine de Saint-Exupéry – d’Agay Foundation is the company’s most enduring and prolific of its charitable associations, having begun in 2005 and the first ST-Exupéry timepieces produced in 2006. The partnership has produced 14 replica IWC watches over 10 years — 29 if you include all the different case materials as separate references — and is committed to increasing education and literacy in children worldwide.

Although the St-Exupéry watches represent the largest share of IWC’s frequent and regular efforts to promote a culture of social responsibility, there are various other causes that benefit from IWC’s contributions.

LAUREUS-Lifestyle_backThe Laureus Sports For Good Foundation uses sports as a rallying point for children from disadvantaged backgrounds to offer them a good education and the chance to overcome the social and economic issues they face on a daily basis. Every year, an art competition is held, with participation open to all children involved in Laureus projects. The winning entry is replicated on an engraving on the caseback of a limited-edition fake watches uk, and a donation is made to the foundation out of the sales of this annual limited edition. Nine Laureus Sports for Good Foundation special editions have been released so far.

Limited by number and also limited by the collection that best projects the nature of this association are the Aquatimer watches made by IWC to raise awareness of the Cousteau Society. There have been six of these watches — made in 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010 and 2014. This makes the Cousteau Society the longest-running collaboration out of IWC’s current CSR commitments.

IWC_dirty_NEWReinforcing the message of environmental protection are the watches made in conjunction with the Charles Darwin Foundation, which began in 2010 with the Aquatimer Chronograph Edition “Galapagos Islands”, followed in 2014 with three more special-edition Aquatimer chronographs. The sale of these replica watches sale propels donations from IWC towards the Charles Darwin Foundation in their extensive array of research, development and advisory activities.

 

Standard- vs. manufacture replica watches movements

When Swatch Group announced to hit the brakes (but not a full stop) on delivering their ETA movements to watch brands outside their group, the panic could be felt everywhere where there was a dependency on these movements. Without spending too much time on in-depth insights and anecdotes of what happened next, let’s just say that a number of replica watch brands took the decision of developing and producing their own movements.

Replica-Patek-Philippe-Perpetual-Calendar-ChronographThird party suppliers of movements outside the Swatch Group (Sellita, Soprod etc.) took the opportunity though and probably saw some double digit growth numbers ever since. Brands from the Richemont Group for instance, either started making their own movements (IWC, Panerai) or using suppliers like Sellita to get their hands on movements. A brand like Jaeger-LeCoultre was always keen on developing and producing their own movements. Jaeger-LeCoultre, for example, also delivers their movements to other watch manufacturers (e.g. Audemars Piguet).

Also, within the Swatch Group you can divide certain brands using their own ETA movements, as well as brands that develop their own movements (the production often takes place at one of the ETA facilities). Replica Swatch Group brands like Certina, Tissot, and Longines are using ETA movement, some times even those made exclusive to these brands, while Omega, Blancpain and Breguet have a strong focus on developing and manufacturing their own movements.

Replica-Omega-Seamaster-Planet-OceanRolex has been using their own movements for a long time, the only exception is the Daytona Chronograph, that didn’t use in-house movements before 2000 (but Zenith and Valjoux). Their sister company Tudor started using in-house movements as of last April for certain models. However, for most of their models they are still supplied by ETA.

Another interesting example is Zenith, one of the first companies to enter the market with an automatic chronograph movement in 1969. Zenith is known for their El Primero movements and also delivered them to many other brands (Rolex replica, Ebel, TAG Heuer etc.). When they introduced their new Pilot watch some years ago, they used a Sellita movement instead. Well, let’s just say that was a decision that was reversed within a blink of the eye when word got out.

However, there were two brands where damage control came too late. A big and famous brand often associated with chronographs and racing, for using a Japanese chronograph design as blue print for their “in-house” caliber and not being fully transparent about it, and a small brand for claiming they used an in-house movement while it was actually a La Joux-Perret movement (owned by Citizen) that they used. When some clever collectors found out about this, the company explained there was a misunderstanding.

Replica-Longines-Master-Chronograph1Anyway, ever since, certain brands have become keen on stating that they use in-house movements for their Longines replica watches uk. Some brands, like Longines, are actually keen on the fact that they don’t use in-house movements but ‘standard’ ETA movements, so they were able to stay “an affordable brand”.

So, welcome to the snake pit of mechanical movements. Confused? Don’t be! The only thing that is really important is: is an in-house manufactured movement better than those from 3rd party suppliers? The short and simple answer is: No, an in-house movement is not a quality seal or by definition worth the extra money.

An in-house movement might make a watch manufacturer more interesting, as they can show they have the knowledge and/or craftsmanship. The downside is that a newly constructed movement by Omega, IWC, Breitling or Tudor for example, might have some flaws in early generations/iterations of their calibers while a trusty ETA2892-A2 caliber for example, has a proven track record since 1982. You have to decide what is more important to you. In any case it would be wise to get yourself informed about the movement inside the fake watches uk of your choice and whether it has known flaws or quality-issues. Most of the time it doesn’t take long before faulty movements or common issues are being discussed on forums and watch blogs.

 

Replica-A.-Lange-Soehne-LangeA manufacture like A. Lange & Söhne replica (Richemont Group) is an example of a company where the movement plays such an important role, that it can become one of the key reasons for someone to buy one of their watches. A. Lange & Söhne plays in a different league than many other players in the watch industry.

One last note is about movements made in Japan, versus Swiss or German made movements. Some micro brands seem to have a preference for Mioyta (Citizen) or TMI (Seiko) movements. Not only because of the fact that these movements are easier and cheaper to source, but also due to the quality they deliver. Made in Switzerland or Germany doesn’t always mean it is a better product or made without pride. A brand like Seiko used their own movements of course and their Grand Seiko and Credor calibers are highly respected, even by the Swiss replica watches.

Replica Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute Butterfly Journey

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This watch by Jaquet Droz replica is an interesting way of creating a limited edition. Each series, one in red gold and one in white gold with diamonds, consists of eight pieces, like eight frames from a film, showing a butterfly as it flits across the flowers. It recalls the multiple images created by Eadweard Muybridge in the late 19th century. The concept creates a close sense of family. I would guess that the purchaser of one of these watches could not help wondering about who owns the next or the previous “frame,” and this feeling is, curiously, far stronger than if you buy a piece from a limited edition of identical pieces.

There is a lot of time-related symbolism here: the butterfly is a creature with a very limited lifespan, an expression of ephemeral beauty, and we see it at eight instants of its brief existence. The replica watches reminds us of the perplexing nature of time, which we mortals can never experience as time present, because time flows relentlessly on, and every instant immediately becomes part of the past. Our experience of the present is always a little bit late because of the time needed for impulses to travel from our organs of sensorial perception to our brain. For us, what we call the “present” is always a memory.

The scene is different in the two series, with the version in red gold featuring feijoa flowers painted onto a grand feu enamelled dial, with a butterfly sculpted in red gold, and the white gold version with white bold butterfly and pink peonies. In both, the butterfly is crafted using champlevé enamel for the wings, and placed in a different position on each of the eight fake watches uk. The case is 43 mm in diameter, 11.48 mm thick, water resistance 30 metres.

The white gold version has a case set with 264 diamonds, 1.99 carats.

Movement

The replica watches is powered by the automatic Jaquet Droz 2653 movement running at 28,800 vph (4 Hertz), with oscillating weight engraved with the butterfly motif. It has a power reserve of 68 hours, provided by the double mainspring barrel.

References

The Jaquet Droz Butterfly Journey in red gold is reference J005033283; the white gold version is reference J005034266. Both are limited editions of eight pieces.replica Swiss watches