Haute Horlogerie in a sapphire crystal case: Zenith DEFY 21 Double Tourbillon and DEFY Zero Gravity

Zenith cheap presents two special models in the DEFY collection, combining a unique mechanism with a sapphire crystal case. Zenith DEFY Zero-G has a mechanism that keeps the balance in a horizontal position at all times. This is to avoid the negative effects of gravity. The DEFY 21 Double Tourbillon has a tourbillon for the main time and a tourbillon for the high-frequency timekeeping. However, both models feature the recurring star pattern as the spatial theme, which is the hallmark of the watchmaker.

Zenith DEFY Zero Gravity Sapphire
The watch has a 46mm case made of sapphire crystal. This allows the mechanism to be viewed from all sides. Only the crown is not made of sapphire crystal. The off-centre dial is handcrafted from meteorite, aventurine and Grand Feu enamel and is based on a gold base. Meanwhile, the small seconds hand represents our neighboring Mars, partially covered by the main time. Last but not least, Zenith provides the watch with a power reserve indicator between two and three o’clock.

beyond gravity
The highlight of the cheap luxury watches is the “gravity control” mechanism of the El Primero 8812 S movement. The balance is suspended so that it is always in a horizontal position. This prevents the negative effects of gravity. For the first time, the Manufacture has embedded this technology in an open movement. In reference to the sky, the blue movement is decorated with white stars of varying sizes. The back of the adjustment mechanism is also reminiscent of the rough texture and craters of the moon.

Zenith DEFY 21 Double Tourbillon Sapphire
This watch features a 46mm case also made entirely of sapphire crystal. Beyond that, though, there are buttons on the side that control the high-frequency chronograph. Two star-shaped tourbillons dominate the front. In addition, there are many small stars on the skeleton dial. Here, however, the luminous hands also indicate the time. In addition, the periphery of the ring features faceted hour and minute indexes. The dial also has a scale to measure hundredths of a second.

Movement with two tourbillons
The Zenith DEFY 21 Double Tourbillon Sapphire houses the El Primero 9020 movement, which offers two escapements with different frequencies. This allows the chronograph to measure hundredths of a second. Here, however, the two balance wheels are embedded in two tourbillons. The tourbillon, which regulates the main time, completes one revolution in 60 seconds. On the other hand, the tourbillon of the chronograph completes one revolution in 5 seconds. The central chronograph hand circles the dial in just one second to demonstrate the extremely high frequency of 50 Hz.

Last but not least, the DEFY 21 Double Tourbillon Sapphire offers self-winding with a power autonomy of 50 hours. The manufacturer continues the space theme of the movement. Blue PVD ​​coated with engraved stars. The watch also comes with an Observatory certificate from COSC. This means that despite technical improvements, it achieves a maximum rate deviation of -4/+6 seconds per day.

The watch comes with a blue “Cordura effect” rubber strap and a titanium double folding clasp.

Brand Zenith
MODEL DEFY Zero Gravity Sapphire

DEFY 21 Double Tourbillon Sapphire

Reference DEFY Zero Gravity Sapphire
04.9000.8812/00.R920
DEFY 21 Double Tourbillon Sapphire
04.9000.9020/00.R920
Case material Sapphire crystal
Size defies zero gravity sapphire
Diameter: 46mm
DEFY 21 Double Tourbillon Sapphire
Diameter: 46mm
Waterproof 3 bar (~30 m)
DIAL DEFY Zero Gravity Sapphire
Skeletons, Meteorites and Aventurine
DEFY 21 Double Tourbillon Sapphire
Skeletonization
Strap/Bracelet Blue ‘Cordura Effect’ rubber and grey stitching. Titanium Double Folding Clasp
Movement DEFY Zero Gravity Sapphire
El Primero 8812S
DEFY 21 Double Tourbillon Sapphire
El Primero 9020
Movement type DEFY Zero Gravity Sapphire
manual

DEFY 21 Double Tourbillon Sapphire
automatic
Power reserve 50 hours
FREQUENCY DEFY Zero Gravity Sapphire
36,000 cycles/hour (5 Hz)
DEFY 21 Double Tourbillon Sapphire
1x 36,000 vph (5 Hz)
1x 360,000 vph (50 Hz)
Features of Zero Gravity Sapphire
Hours, minutes, small seconds, power reserve display
DEFY 21 Double Tourbillon Sapphire
Hours, minutes, chronograph, chronograph power reserve indicator

Breitling Navitimer B02 Chronograph 41 Cosmonaute: The First Swiss Watch In Space Returns

The Breitling Navitimer B02 Chronograph 41 Cosmonaute Limited Edition celebrates the manufacturer’s connection to spaceflight. Today, Breitling is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Mercury Atlas 7 mission, during which astronaut Scott Carpenter wore a special Navitimer on his wrist as he circled the Earth three times. In fact, since May 24, 1962, Breitling has officially won the title of “the first Swiss space watch”. Carpenter’s watches are modified aviation chronographs that offer a 24-hour display, allowing astronauts to distinguish between day and night. Now Breitling has launched a modern update, limited to 362 pieces. At the same time, the brand also launched the Astronaut’s original Cosmonaute and presented the severely damaged watch to a selected audience.

With this special edition, Breitling hopes to highlight the link between Swiss watchmaking and the conquest of space. However, the watch is also attacking Omega’s dominance in the subject area, which is no problem for Breitling CEO George Kern. He said: “We’re not going to attack anyone. […] We’re only doing this because this watch is so historically significant: it was and remains the first Swiss watch to go into space.

The case is (almost) similar to the original
The case of the fake Breitling Navitimer B02 Chronograph 41 Cosmonaute Limited Edition remains faithful to the prototype. The body is stainless steel, but Breitling outfitted this special edition with a platinum bezel. This is also the most obvious difference from the original Cosmonaute. The new bezel features a grooved design for improved maneuverability. The watch measures 41mm in diameter, 13mm in height and features satin and polished surfaces.

On the side are the chronograph pushers and crown. The latter is not screwed, which is why the watch is only guaranteed to be water resistant to 3 bar or 30 meters. There is a window on the back of the case to view the mechanism. Around the crystal, Breitling also engraved Carpenter’s mission date, a limited edition of 362 pieces, and the words “the first Swiss watch into space”.

Dial with 24-hour display
The dial has a 24-hour display that distinguishes between day and night. Arabic numerals with rectangular hour markers, all with vintage Super-LumiNova. The white main hands are also illuminated, so they are clearly legible even in the dark.

The dial is surrounded by a tachymeter scale, which, along with a white slide rule, can be used for simple calculations. As an aviation chronograph, the wing logo of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) appears on the dial at 12 o’clock. Last but not least, there is a small seconds hand at 9 o’clock, while the totalizers are located at 3 and 6 o’clock. A date window is also included with its black numerals integrated into the 12-hour counter at 6 o’clock.

Homemade chronograph movement B02
Inside is the buy cheap watch is a B02 manufacture movement with manual winding. In the version used here, the hour hand completes only one revolution per day instead of two to enable the 24-hour display. The movement has a power reserve of 70 hours and operates at 4 Hz.

It also integrates a chronograph that uses a column wheel. At the same time, the vertical clutch ensures that the needle starts smoothly. The COSC certificate, which guarantees the corresponding accuracy, also demonstrates the performance of the mechanism. On this watch, the movement has many decorations that allude to the Mercury 7 mission. In addition, Carpenter’s name is engraved on the metal.

The Breitling Navitimer B02 Chronograph 41 Cosmonaute Limited Edition comes with a seven-row Navitimer stainless steel bracelet. Alternatively, there is a black alligator strap with a folding clasp.

feature
brand Breitling
Model Navitimer B02 Chronograph 41 Cosmonaute Limited Edition
Reference PB02301A1B1A1 (steel strap)
PB02301A1B1P1 (crocodile leather strap)
Case material Stainless steel, platinum bezel
Aspects Diameter: 41mm
Height: 13mm
Water resistance 3 bar (~30 m)
dial black
Strap/Bracelet Seven-row Navitimer stainless steel bracelet with folding clasp
or
Black alligator leather strap with folding clasp
Mobile B02
Movement type Hand wound
Power reserve 70 hours
Frequency 28,800 times/hour (4 Hz)
Functions Hours, minutes, small seconds, chronograph, slide rule, date

U-BOAT CHIMERA 60 – Who says size doesn’t matter

It has been almost 12 years since Italo Fontana became famous as the designer of the greatest watch of all time, especially in the discount replica watches industry. He continues the tradition of large watches with the new Chimera model with a diameter of 60 mm

It was at Baselworld 2009 that U-BOAT presented its U-1942 model without any formality or rule, to be precise, a limited edition of 29 pieces with a 65mm titanium case that reproduces the Tallo’s grandfather thought and was recorded in the 1940s.

Over time, large-sized watches have become the DNA of the brand, allowing watch brands to boast the slogan “A New Dimension in Time,” a nice play on words that means a new dimension of time, as well as watches. Now, Italo Fontana has applied enormous proportions to one of his most famous designs, the Chimeru watch, which features a 60mm diameter bronze case. The watch with chronograph function has a patented crown cover on the left side of the case, everything is held in place by special screws.

A domed sapphire crystal treated with an anti-reflective coating covers the expansive two-layer dial, and the matte brown case displays laser-cut numerals and indicators in a lighter bronze than the dial itself.

The caseback features a flat sapphire crystal that allows the automatic movement to be seen through a slit in the side of the case. Water-resistant to 100 meters, the watch has a brown strap made of horseskin, naturally aged horseskin and trimmed with waxed cotton for a secure fit on the wrist.

The Chimera 60 embodies Italo Fontana’s passion for large watches, adorning U-BOAT watches with a more exclusive design.

U-BOAT Chimera 60 Reference. 8082
Movement: Swiss automatic mechanical chronograph, modified and personalised to U-BOAT specifications. Personalized rotor. Frequency: 28,800 vibrations per hour, 4 Hz. Power reserve: 48 hours. 25 gems.
Functions: hours, minutes, seconds, chronograph, date.
Case: Natural aged bronze with a diameter of 60 mm. The bezel and caseback are locked by an external tube and a custom key, ensuring absolute water resistance. Unique crown on the left with patented protector. Sapphire crystal side windows. Back: sealed with 5 outer tubes, flat sapphire crystal opening to reveal movement.
Dials: Two superimposed dials, upper in lacquered metal, matte brown, laser-cut chronograph counters, hour-markers and numerals; lower hand-milled metal. The hour and minute hands are laser cut from light metal with a bronze finish. The hands of the chronograph and seconds counters are made of bronze hand-brushed metal.
Glass: very dense domed sapphire on the front, anti-reflective treatment on the back and flat crystal.

Water resistance: 100 m (10 ATM)
Strap: Handcrafted and finished Cordovan strap, carefully selected and treated to U-BOAT specifications, with a waxed cotton finish. Bronze buckle. Width: 26/26 mm. Strap: Ref. 4136/Z Buckle: Ref. 8837

Richard Mille RM 11-02 Automatic Flyblack Chronograph

Richard Mille RM 11-02 Automatic Flyblack Chronograph Dual Time Zone Jet Black Limited Edition Watch

The Richard Mille RM 11-02 automatic Flyblack chronograph dual time zone spray black limited edition watch is a black DLC brand touted as a “traveler’s most practical, comfortable and invisible companion”. Although it is unexpected to call any of Richard Mille’s work “invisible”, it may be smaller than the typical bold work of the brand because most of the things you use are black. As for travel, having a flyback chronograph, annual calendar, 60-minute countdown timer, and GMT function (tracked by a dedicated red hand on the dial and set by a black carbon pusher at 9 o’clock) may be a bit too much. Although In this way, this watch is limited to 88 pieces, and once it is exclusively sold in the Americas, it will definitely arouse people’s interest.

Richard Mille RM 11-02 Automatic Flyblack Chronograph Dual Time Zone Jet Black watch is powered by a titanium RMAC2 automatic movement with hollow PVD ​​treatment and has a 50-hour power reserve. The size of the case is 50.0 mm ear-to-ear, 42.7 mm wide and 16.2 mm thick. It adopts a recognizable tonneau-shaped case made of NTPT (Northern Thin Layer Technology) carbon. It is equipped with a black rubber strap and a black DLC (diamond-like coating) titanium buckle. replica watches price

Personally, I found that this Richard Mille 11-02 Jet Black has a darker overall color, which makes the details of the NTPT case really shine. On other Richard Mille models that use NTPT, the red strap or larger red patch on the crown or dial takes the eye away from the interesting pattern created by the case material. It also prevents the dial from becoming too crowded. Although it is a very crowded dial, its function can be checked when needed, rather than suddenly appearing and demanding attention. A dial that can be attracted rather than distracted.

As David Bredan pointed out in the article about Richard Mille RM 011 Felipe Massa Black Night NTPT Carbon, one of the beauty of Richard Mille is that the price is determined by the cost of developing the watch, not by the internal pricing committee or marketing hype. Yes, so you will definitely get something very special. As shown on the dial, Richard Mille RM 11-02 Automatic Flying Black Chronograph Dual Time Zone Jet Black Limited Edition.

Blancpain launches 43.6mm Fifty Fathoms Deep Submersible Ceramic Watch Bucherer Blue Special Edition

Blancpain launched a new Fifty Fathoms Deep Submersible Watch (Model: 5000-0140-NAOA), the new watch is decorated with the iconic blue of Bulgari.

This Bulgari blue special edition watch has a diameter of 43.6 mm. The case is made of ceramics and has been satin-brushed. It has a light texture, high hardness and scratch resistance. The crown and bezel are engraved with pits for easy grasping and adjustment. Both the dial side and the back side of the case are equipped with sapphire crystals, and the whole watch has an excellent water resistance of 30 bar (300 meters).

The dial is in Baugar’s iconic blue hue and is beautifully decorated with sun rays. The hour, minute, second and applied hour markers are coated with Super-LumiNova® fluorescent material, which emits a bright blue light in a dark environment, which is eye-catching. The date window is set between 4 and 5 o’clock, with white characters on a blue background, clear and easy to read. Blancpain cheap

It is equipped with a 1315 self-winding movement, which is assembled from 227 parts, contains 35 jewel bearings, has a vibration frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour (4 Hz), is equipped with a card-free oscillating weight and three barrels. Provides an ultra-long power reserve of up to 120 hours (5 days). In addition, the automatic oscillating weight is also decorated in blue and engraved with the names of Blancpain and Bucherer.

This replica watches for men comes with a blue fabric strap with a pin buckle.