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IWC Da Vinci Automatic Replica Watch Hands-On

We saw a diverse new set of Pilot’s watches added to the IWC catalog, but 2017 is all about the complete overhaul of their Da Vinci collection. We brought you news of the IWC Da Vinci Automatic Replica Watches not long ago and, when compared to something like the IWC Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar Chronograph, with its revamped circular case, it really shows you the range of changes coming into the lineup.

The IWC Replica Watch is sized at 40mm, which by modern standards can often be considered a unisex size. It’s slim at 10mm thick and the proportions are ideal for a watch that’s meant for both men and women. I, for one, don’t have much of an issue with a 40mm case and find these measurements to exist somewhere within the sweet spot in terms of comfort and versatility. It’s good to see IWC push women’s watches that aren’t exactly dainty or explicitly feminine as well. They made a similar move last year with the IWC Pilot’s Watch Automatic 36 which, funny enough, was the same size as the original Mark XI.

The dial is simple, which can mean elegant for some or boring for others. With a time-only layout and unobtrusive date placement at 6 o’clock sitting within a well-contrasted seconds track. Both IWC Replica Swiss Made the silver-plated and slate dial finishes serve as nice backdrops for the polished Arabic numerals and the lancet-shaped hands, which are both color-matched for their respective dials. One thing you’ll notice is that the twin frame bezel is actually quite pronounced, and its combination with the convex sapphire crystal results in a compact, vintage-inspired look.

We’ve seen IWC Knockoff Watches do some amazing work with Santoni and naturally, the silver dial Ref. IW356601 comes with a Santoni alligator leather strap fitted with a stainless steel pin buckle. It’s a logical pairing, though you can’t help but love the slightly more aggressive styling of the Ref. IW356602 with its polished stainless steel bracelet meant to match the slate dial.

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IWC Portugieser Automatic IW500705 Replica Watch Review

Going back a little bit, IWC renamed the then-Portuguese line as the Portugieser in 2015 and updated the outgoing model with this, the watch’s actual origin dates back to the late 1930s when two professionals known as Rodrigues and Teixeira approached IWC seeking a sizable stainless steel timepiece with a movement that could compete accuracy-wise with a marine chronometer. The IWC Portugieser Replica is a prosperous line, as the Portugieser itself is over 75 years old, and the adoration and loyalty to the automatic version quite possibly triumph’s its well-respected chronograph counterpart.

Updated on the IWC Portugieser Automatic IW5007 Replica Swiss Made31-jeweled and decorated movement is the self-winding mechanism: it is a pretty much wear-free system thanks to its use of ceramic parts. There are many exciting changes in comparison to the last 5001 iteration, and most of these changes really happen with the more open architecture, skeletonized rotor, how the watch winds, the layout of the bridges – and now you can both see and really feel how smooth the Pellaton automatic winding system is.

The bidirectional winding has improved over the 5001 with the addition of two black ceramic pawls. Think of them like two ceramic black wings as one will start to release while the other basically pulls, operating with no need for lubrication. This negates concern for wear or any unforeseen weaknesses because, as prone to cracking upon impact ceramic may be, it is unlikely anything will hit these parts that are safely tucked away under the massive sapphire case-back.

As subjective as watch design is, I feel safe in saying that when one gazes upon the AAA IWC Replica Watches dial, there’s just something appropriately satisfying to the eye. It could be thanks to the polished, blued, hand-applied Arabic numerals and index markers that gently float atop a beautiful silvery white dial, or perhaps the slender and timeless feuille hands that provide excellent legibility – though not so much on the black-dial version. Color-matched silver sub-dials peer back at you with their concentric circular texture pattern, with small seconds on the left and the power reserve indicator on the right. The latter offers that lovely red touch, bringing a dash of warmth into the cold white-blue picture.

Speaking of casual, that was my initial goal, so I took the wonderfully done 22mm black alligator leather strap and swapped it for a dark navy steerhide leather with off-white full stitch from Europelli straps. I’m a big guy with 8 1/2″ wrists, so before I purchased the Best IWC Replica Watches I was concerned that 42.3mm would be too small, as my “sweet spot” in any timepiece genre lies between 44-45mm. Well, while it might seem large for small-wristed collectors, it was a solid fit for my larger wrist.

The Fake IWC Portugieser Automatic IW5007 Watches also has a convex, dual-antireflective-coated sapphire crystal, as well as a sapphire crystal on the case-back. The decoration of the lugs, bezel, and case-back consist of polished surfaces with the sides of the case done in a finely satin-finished look. Curved lugs and curved spring bars really make it a more streamlined look as the strap meets the case much more effectively, making for a more integrated look when compared to the 5001.

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The Return of the IWC Ingenieur Fake Watches

IWC Schaffhausen Replica Watches new line consists of three automatic models, four chronographs with in-house movements, and a limited-edition reference with perpetual calendar, based on the design of the Ingenieurs from the ’60s. “The new collection is very much inspired by these early Ingenieur models, so the watch family is definitely going back to its roots,” explained Christoph Grainger-Herr, the new CEO of IWC Schaffhausen.

The three versions of the Fake IWC Ingenieur Automatic Watches are powered by the 35111 movement, and come with a date window at 3 o’clock and a case measuring 40 mm in diameter. Two of the models feature a stainless-steel case, rhodium-plated hands and indexes, and a solid caseback.

The first has a silver-plated dial and a black alligator leather strap, and the second has a black dial and a stainless-steel bracelet. The third version is the IW357003, which comes with an 18k rose-gold IWC Knockoff Watches, a silver-plated dial, gold-plated hands and a black alligator leather strap.

The 42-mm Ingenieur Chronograph Copy Watches is powered by the new IWC-manufactured 69375 movement with a bidirectional pawl-winding system and a power reserve of 46 hours. Two of the versions are available with a stainless-steel case: One features a silver-plated dial and gold-plated hands, while the other has a blue dial and rhodium-plated hands. The third version comes in 18k rose gold with a slate-colored dial.

The Ingenieur Chronograph Sport comes with a 44-mm titanium case and an IWC-manufactured 89361 movement and is limited to 500 pieces. The IWC Replica Swiss Made black dial and black calfskin strap create an overall impression of sporty elegance. An additional soft-iron cage protects the movement against the negative influence of magnetic fields.

The Ingenieur Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month automatically recognizes the different lengths of the months, including the leap day occurring every four years. It is powered by the IWC-manufactured 89800 caliber with chronograph. The 18k rose-gold case measures 45 mm in diameter.

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The Best New Pilot’s Replica Watches from IWC Schaffhausen

The IWC Pilot’s Replica Watches tobacco brown dial, gold-plated hands, and brown calfskin strap match handsomely to the case and are meant to recall the pilot suits from the days when Antoine de Saint-Exupéry took to the skies and wrote about his aerial adventures in classics such as The Little Prince and Night Flight. A stylized “A” underneath the Annual Calendar indicator offers a nice nod to the French pilot and author’s initial. The seven-day power reserve comes courtesy of the IWC Replica Swiss Made in-house Caliber 52850 that includes a Pellaton winding system with parts made from long-lasting ceramic.

The Big Pilot’s AAA Replica Watch Heritage is the latest in the trend of watch marques pouring through their archives and bringing a fan favorite back to life with slight adjustments for modern sensibilities. This time around, a Big Pilot Watch from the 1940s — the Caliber 52 T.S.C., to be exact— makes its return with two different makeovers: one in titanium and one in bronze, both with a black dial, blue hands coated in lume, and a seven-day power reserve at 3 o’clock. The in-house-produced 52110 caliber provides the automatic heartbeat inside the watch and features côtes de Genève and perlage finishing.

Last but not least, the Fake Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII Heritage is offered in a titanium case for the first time. The titanium structure will provide a much lighter feel on the wrist compared to previous Mark XVIII iterations, which have come in materials such as stainless steel and ceramic. Although it doesn’t boast an in-house movement like the other two models, the Mark XVIII Heritage offers a more affordable price point for collectors and a still very respectable 42-hour power reserve. Another positive? Like Mark XVIII models in the past, the Heritage edition comes in at a wearable 40 mm.