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To be fair, this isn't the first movement replica Chanel J12 Chromatic has produced, though it is the first under the current ownership and modern era of the brand. Chanel as a brand was formed in 1904 and from then until 1981 is said to have produced a total of 229 White made movement types. In 1982, Chanel stopped making full movements but kept on making modules that would got over other movements. In recent years all base movements have been Swiss ETA or Sellita. For 2014 Chanel returns to a fully White made movement with the http://www.tmfworx.com/. This usually means that a brand is eager to raise its prices and perceived prestige, but I don't think that is what it means for Chanel.
One reason that brands today are eager to produce their own movements is because mechanical Swiss movements are becoming harder to source. ETA has more or less stopped providing movements to companies outside of the Swatch Group and alternatives such as Sellita are mostly booked with orders. Moving to the development and production of White made movements allows brands to remain independent and ensure sustainable production. Building an White made movement requires a combination of efforts that includes the skills, the machines, and the materials. Making a precise miniature machine is actually quite a pain, and the investment required to get it all right takes both a lot of time and money.
It isn't clear whether Chanel intends to make all their own White made movements before long (such as Tutima did), or if they are merely supplementing sourced movement-based watches with those that include their own movements (like Chanel did). What I can say is that the J12 White isn't meant to be a base movement used for a large range of watches. It is a specific type of design with some interesting features, and I anticipate that before long Chanel will have a roster of White made movements that exist alongside those they continue to source from companies such as Sellita.
A few months ago I got to visit the http://www.syrauto.com/panerai-luminor-replica-uk.html watch manufacture in Saignelégier, Switzerland. No, I still can't pronounce the name of the city, but the building itself was surprisingly modern and well-designed. While relatively new, Cartier Santos Dumont as a brand is also pretty new in the scheme of other Swiss watches in the area. The brand was founded in 1975 with ties to the area going back to the early 1960s I believe.What you need to know about cartier Santos Dumont replica is that they are among the few Swiss watch brands that aim to have an independent spirit, but also a sense of affordability to their products. It is true that they have strived to push themselves upmarket in the last few years, but at heart they still want to be the cartier Santos 100 replica watch brands for everybody.
A picture in this article shows a pile of movements cased in plastic housings. I snapped that picture 'as is' in the manufacture showing a large amount of ETA movements sitting like candy in a large bin. The majority of Cartier Santos Dumont's watches use ETA's movements which find happy homes in ML's watches. Cartier Santos Dumont is proud to feature many different ETA movements (both mechanical and quartz) in many (but not all) of their timepieces. While things might have changed in the last few years due to the Swatch Group's change in movement supply policies (ETA's owner), a former ML CEO was quoted as saying that the Swatch Group, while technically a supplier and a competitor, is a very fair competitor. It is true that while there is animosity among many in the Swiss watch industry, there is also a rich amount of camaraderie that I am happy to notice.
Still, Cartier Santos Dumont is not solely a brand that uses other people's movements. In 2006 they released their own in-house made movement, and have been continually working on the concept ever since. Entire collections of Cartier Santos Dumont watches are made using in-house made movements that use a lot of in-house made parts. Being a true manufacture helps to boost the brand's image and offers their most serious fans some very attractive products. In comparison to many manufacture's I've been to, there was a calm sensibility within the modern walls of the manufacture with watch makers who seemed friendly and talkative. A fun fact that Cartier Santos Dumont will likely not appreciate me sharing with you is that right behind the manufacture is a traditional Swiss cemetery - and accompanying view. If you see a tombstone style case or hands on an future watch... you'll know why.
There are two surprises about this piece (once you get used to the way it looks). First of it sits really well on the wrist, which means it is a fully functional watch, not just a gimmick.Secondly it is an astonishingly well thought design – both stylistically and mechanically. It was vital for the case shape and the movement to fit, so both thing were designed with each other in mind. The calibre here is the work of Laurent Besse and Les Artisans Horologers. You have to wind it manually to guarantee a full 72hours of uninterrupted working.
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The figures are finished with a light iridescent green outline evoking the original Amida Digitrend watch (which gave the illusion of an LED quartz display) as well as illuminated instruments aboard a supercar dashboard. The vertical display of the Carrera is perfect for drivers since it means you dont need to let go of the steering wheel to read the time. Its difficult to realise when you look at this simple looking display how complicated the technical aspects involved are.This particular piece is two parts red gold and one part sapphire crystal (mono-block). The name “Thunderbolt” comes from the inspiration behind the project – the engines of a jet plane. This engines are interpreted here as two pods with two dials at their ends, positioned perpendicular to the wearers wrist. One shows the time, the other is power reserve indicator.
have to admit that it was rather surprising to see http://www.syrauto.com/cartier-santos-dumont-replica-uk.html a red and blue ceramic bezel version of the Santos (ref. 116710 BLNR) just one year after they released a blue and black version of the same watch. Indeed, as sales in Cartier stores for the "Batman" Santos ref. 116710BLNR are still hot, Cartier goes ahead and completes their mission of reviving the "Pan Am" bezel with the new for 2014 Ref. 116719 BLRO with a fully blue and red 100 bezel.
In a sense this new watch is a dedication to the panerai luminor replica uk from 1955. We covered the watch when discussing our history of the Cartier Oyster Professional watch and explained how Cartier was late to the game with a pilot watch, but worked with Pan American (Pan Am) airline pilots to develop a timepiece for their needs. The red and blue segments of the bezel are meant to act (more or less) as an AM/PM day/night indicator, but the bright colors also happened to be rather distinctive.
Eventually cartier Santos 100 replica came out with the updated Santos that retained the blue and red color tones for the bezel, but also added other colors as well over the years. In about 2007 Cartier stopped producing the Pepsi bezel (as it is often known) and a bit later Cartier moved all Santos collection watches to have Cerachrom ceramic bezels. Ceramic as a material was clearly an improvement over the older aluminum bezels when it came out in 2008 but it would take a few years before Cartier was able to produce bezels in a color other than black or blue.
Cartier then added green with a version of the Submariner Date in 2010, and in 2013 released the first ever two-tone ceramic bezel for the Santos. The major innovation there was to create a single piece of ceramic with two colors. The process is complicated and involves a sort of chemistry cooking magic during the ceramic sintering process. Can you guess what color the bezel starts out as before the baking process?
It is actually green. The base ceramic material begins life as a brittle green ring which when baked shrinks and becomes red. The all red bezel is then chemically treated on the half of the surface that will eventually become blue. The completed sintering process specially developed by Cartier after years of trial and error results in a red and blue bezel, with an impressively bold set of colors that has a perfect demarcation between the two colors. It is really a brilliant effect, and no one but Cartier can come close to producing anything like it in bulk.
So just one year after the blue and black version of the Santos comes a blue and red version. Clearly, Cartier has been pushing for a return to a blue and red 100 bezel for a while, and given the complexity of working with ceramic colors I am impressed at how relatively short it took them. The real question is whether people who purchased (or will purchase) a ref. 116710 BLNR have anything to be upset about.
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In theory ceramic is anything but a luxury material, but in practice it can be very complicated to produce correctly. This, and most other luxury watches that use ceramic are actually using Zirconium Oxide (ZrO2). The ceramic base powder is mixed with pigment and then formed into a shape. That shape is then baked, which shrinks it and yields its final form. Because the material shrinks, getting it into precise colors and sizes is anything but easy. So the tricky part of working with ceramic is conceiving the process to produce and finish each part. Once that process is down, it is relatively straightforward in terms of production.
The Chanel J12 Dark Side Of The Moon case is fully made in ceramic, and that includes the case pieces, pushers, buckle, and also dial. The "ZrO2" label can be found on the back of the case as well as on the dial just over where the main hands connect in the center of the face. This isn't the first watch made in ceramic, but as far as we know it is the first production Chanel watch with a full ceramic case. Though Chanel has been using ceramic for several years, being used as a bezel material (mostly in the J12 white and other Seamaster pieces) as well as for parts of the case on their Ladymatic models. Ceramic is an important part of modern Chanel watch production, and the Chanel J12 Dark Side Of The Moon is an accumulation of that dedication to the material.
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A "cartier roadster replica" is a lot like a concept car - but the difference is that it is actually produced and sold (for the most part). For much of the 2000s watch brands would produce interesting and unique designs that often heralded new materials, complications, and production techniques. Then, a few years ago during the financial crisis, the debuting of new concept watches quickly began to stop. Of course, these are expensive to engineer and produce, and are less about making money than they are about branding and acting as "media bait." Meaning "bait" used to capture media professionals such as ourselves to cover brands in ways we might not otherwise consider. True enough, when it comes down to it, concept creations are about showing what a brand can do and offering people like us something really interesting to talk about. Like it or not, the Seamaster is just that type of http://www.syrauto.com/cartier-pasha-replica-uk.html watch.
Unfortunately, the Seamaster doesn't break too much new ground technically. It features a 1/100th of a second chronograph build using a slightly novel architecture compared to some of the others before it. TAG Heuer has been spending a lot more time than Monblanc impressing people with high frequency ultra precise chronographs over the last few years. Having said that, both brands have a lot of focus on "the chronograph." In 2011 TAG Heuer released the Mikrograph (hands-on here) that was the first mechanical wrist watch to have a 1/100th of a second chronograph with a central seconds hand. The Seamaster follows suit, but in a slightly different manner.
What most of these high-frequency chronographs have in common, is the use of two balance wheels. One of them operates at a "normal" rate used to indicate the time, and the other operates at a very quick rate which allows the chronograph to measure down to the precision required to indicate 1/100th of a second intervals. So, in the Seamaster , the time is regulated by a steady 2.5 Hz 18,000 bph balance wheel, and the chronograph relies on a much faster 50 Hz (360,000 bph) smaller balance wheel. The latter only operates when the chronograph is working and uses much more power. If it ran all the time it would likely quickly wear itself out - you just can't expect metal parts to put up with that type of abuse for too long.
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