Beautiful Replica Omega Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon Apollo 8

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We are easy to be annoyed when a watch brand starts making new models to a collection that they’re just going to milk a few more sales out of an old idea. But that does not work the same way, it’s important to pay attention to the brands which they provide valuable lessons in how to reinvent on the fly and how to take the point of a good idea and make it even better over time. And as far as those lessons go, the replica Omega’s latest focus to the Dark Side of the Moon collection – the Apollo 8 – is a great case in point. replica watches
Before we talk about the new Apollo 8, a bit of context will help. The fake Omega made everyone greatly surprised by releasing an all-black Speedmaster with a full ceramic case and dial, packing some serious horology under the hood too. You can check out our A Week on the Wrist review here to get a sense of what it was like at the time – we take the watch for granted now, but five years ago it was downright crazy-sounding. After that, Omega has iterated slowly, adding some additional colors and metal treatments to the mix, but the collection has stayed pretty restrained.
The Apollo 8 keeps one of the best parts of the original Dark Side. It still has a 44.25mm case made of brushed black ceramic that looks really sharp, on the wrist or on a table. But from there, things start to diverge. First of all, the movement inside isn’t the same, and you can tell from looking at the dial immediately. The old Dark Side watches have just two sub-registers – one on the left showing running seconds and one on the right showing both elapsed hours and minutes for the chronograph, plus there’s a date at six o’clock.
The key point of the caliber 1869 is that it’s manually wound. Yes, this a return to good old-fashioned Speedmaster goodness right here, but there’s a lot more to this move than just the nostalgia factor.
I really couldn’t believe it when I first put this watch on my wrist. I’ve always like the Dark Side in theory, but in practice it’s just been way too big for me.
The real make-or-break thing though with the Apollo 8 is the styling. This replica watch is a tribute to the Apollo 8 mission that first orbited the moon on December 8, 1968, and the dial and rear of the movement have both been decorated with motifs reminiscent of the lunar surface. For true space enthusiasts, this could be extremely alluring; for others, this could be a total turn-off. As to me, I consider myself someone pretty into the history of space exploration, but I found the treatment on the dial a little too much. The movement treatment, however, is outstanding and adds to an already awesome caliber. The yellow accents throughout are fun and add some needed color to the mix.

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Best Rolex Replica for Travelling

If there’s something that makes us deeply aware of time, it’s traveling—particularly air travel. These are just some of the questions about time that race through our head prior to and during travel. And while there are some who depend on their mobile-phones to keep track of the time, as the best replica Rolex enthusiasts we surely rely on our infinitely more stylish Rolex watches to do that.
However, what makes a good traveling fake Rolex? We like stainless steel ones for their robustness and if they have an extra time zone indicator, even better. Here are three of our favorites.
The Sky-Dweller only joined the Rolex catalog in 2012, making it the newest model from the brand. As its name suggests, the Sky-Dweller watch was manufactured for those who spend most of time traveling. Not only is the Sky-Dweller an annual calendar equipped with the date and month, but it also indicates an extra time zone on the 24-hour disc on the dial—perfect for jet setters who always find themselves in another city.
While the Sky-Dweller was initially only available in gold, last year Rolex introduced the stainless steel Sky-Dweller model. Accompanying the stainless steel 42mm Oyster case and steel Oyster bracelet, however, is an 18k white gold bezel.
Literally, the GMT-Master was born to travel. As you all know, in the 1950s Pan Am commissioned a tool watch from Rolex for pilots to wear during their flights. The fake rolex watch had to be able to indicate GMT time and local time simultaneously and the replica Rolex obliged with the GMT-Master watch in 1955.
Fast forward about six decades, and one of the most famous Rolex sports models today is the GMT-Master II watch, also known as “Batman” thanks to its black and blue color-way. As a travel companion, it checks off all the boxes. To begin with, there’s the super durable stainless steel 40mm Oyster case and matching steel Oyster bracelet. Then there’s the scratch-resistant Cerachrom ceramic bezel split by color into day and night hours. At last, there’s the GMT function that allows wearers to keep track of three time zones. rolex-076969
Even though the Rolex Daytona replica watch does not consist of an additional time zone indicator, it’s still one of our best lovers to travel with since it’s such a fine looking watch! What’s your go-to Rolex watch to travel with?

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