From poor relation… to superstar? Cheap replica Patek Philippe’s Aquanaut watches is causing a stir among collectors, investors and auction houses. A closer look at a model that has enjoyed a singular trajectory.
The Aquanaut is said to have originally been created for one of Saudi Arabia’s army corps. Other sources cite the 1997 regime in Libya, with 1,000 of these AAA UK fake watches also dedicated to the army. For some unknown reason, this order was produced by Patek Philippe, yet never delivered. Hence the appearance, between 1996 and 1997, of this batch of 1,000 units with strong military connotations, which nevertheless had to be sold…
This military DNA is reflected in the dial’s domed cut-outs, reminiscent of a grenade casing. Its operational vocation is confirmed by a rubber strap. This was a first for perfect Patek Philippe replica watches, even if Hublot had already been pioneering the idea for almost 20 years.
The 1996 launch year is not insignificant, as it was then that 1:1 Patek Philippe copy watches inaugurated the huge Manufacture that still exists today, bringing together the eight previous Geneva sites under one roof. Philippe Stern, the company President at the time, explains in retrospect that “this greatly increased our reputation and demand duly followed”.
The Patek Philippe Aquanaut replica watches for sale benefited from this effect, as a youthful timepiece, supported by an ultra-modern Manufacture and ideal for attracting a new clientele; notwithstanding the fact that Philippe Stern shares that “we envisioned it as a watch for young people, but they had a hard time acquiring it in the first year, because all the older, well-established collectors immediately swept up what was available, regarding it as the perfect everyday watch.”
The momentum was confirmed by a new name associated with the Manufacture, namely Philippe Stern’s son Thierry Stern who had just joined the family firm in Geneva. He took the helm of the brand in 2009 and has always been a fervent supporter of the Patek Philippe Aquanaut super clone watches online, “a sports watch that can be worn anywhere, and that’s exactly what I like”.
Casting a shadow
The Aquanaut’s early years were nonetheless spent in the shadow of its elder sibling, the Patek Philippe Nautilus replica watches with Swiss movements. While the two admittedly have in common the fact that they were supervised by Gérald Buchs, who joined Patek Philippe in 1969 and became Creative Director in the 1990s, that’s where the comparison ends: the Nautilus (1976) is the work of Gérald Genta, while the Aquanaut (1996) is a pure in-house creation, even though the aesthetic similarities are clearly apparent.
Representing an unusual case within the watch industry, the Aquanaut immediately established its aesthetic codes: a dial and strap with the same textured motif, Arabic numerals, a polished bezel, three central hands and a day-date display at 3 o’clock enlivening almost all interpretations in the initial years. Once again, there is an instant connection with the Nautilus, as the first versions shared almost identical diameters and above all the same movement: Caliber 330 SC – with the last two letters referring to the central seconds hand.
This first-generation Patek Philippe Aquanaut fake watches site bears a simple reference number: 5060. It covers the first two years of its life. As early as 1998, Patek Philippe realized the need to make its Aquanaut more distinctive, to bring it out of the shadow of its predecessor. A new reference, the 5064, was designed for this purpose. It diversified to encompass four diameters (from 29.5mm to 38.8mm) and is equipped with four calibers (two quartz, two mechanical). Patek Philippe also tried out a gold version and even a gold bracelet fitted on the 1999 collections.
Rowing against the fashion tide
This creative approach may come as a surprise, as in the late 1990s, between the Royal Oak Offshore and the new Panerai, the trend was very much for ultra-massive, showy tool best quality replica watches. Oversize was definitely in, yet for its Aquanaut, Patek Philippe decided to go in the exact opposite direction. Diameters were reduced and variations appeared in gold, while others were gemset. This proved a wise choice, according to an informed collector: “Most XXL pieces from the late 1990s have not aged well, while these early Aquanauts are still relevant, elegant and wearable today.”
Patek Philippe didn’t develop the next model until 2004, in the form of three ladies’ variations with gemset bezels. The next step was a new movement: Caliber 324 SC. Introduced in 2008, it represents the second great generation of Aquanaut movements, which it powered for over 15 years. The third generation, still in force, beats mainly to the rhythm of the 26-330 SC.
A bright future
Today, the Aquanaut range comprises 20 different references. That’s equivalent to all the references produced between 1997 and 2017, a sign that Patek Philippe is relying more and more on its Patek Philippe Aquanaut replica watches wholesale. Nevertheless, this timepiece remains subject to an “inbetween”positioning: not quite recent, but not yet truly “vintage”.
Many admit that its current price is indexed to that of the Nautilus, meaning excessively high and disconnected from the market. Within this speculative “bubble”, second-hand models sometimes sell for six times the boutique price. “For this reason, it makes no sense to buy second-hand,” continues this collector. “The Aquanaut has found its own audience, more adventurous than that of the Nautilus. It is gradually becoming a classic and a safe-haven investment, yet not at any price.”
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Takashi Murakami, renowned for his vibrant use of color, was excited to explore the concept of absolute transparency for this collaboration. The result is a fusion of his floral motif with luxury Hublot replica watches‘mechanical universe, creating a watch that’s pure, unique, and visually stunning.
Update: Last week, Panerai’s one-off Radiomir Guido Panerai & Figlio replica watches for sale was officially sold at Phillips’ Geneva Watch Auction: XVIII auction. The one-off reference’s historical value is well-appreciated as it fetched a record sum of 355,600 CHF (approximately $392,121 USD).
“We witnessed an incredible moment at the auction in Geneva, as watch enthusiasts and collectors acknowledged the heritage encapsulated in the Radiomir Guido Panerai & Figlio. The remarkable sale price affirms the UK AAA fake watches‘ worth and is also a nod to Panerai’s dedication to preserving our rich history,” Panerai’s CEO, Jean-Marc Pontroué comments.
All proceeds, which include the entire Phillips’ Buyer’s Premium, have been donated to the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC-UNESCO).
Original: Panerai has unveiled a new reiteration of the Radiomir Guido Panerai & Figlio replica watches online, modeled after the iconic Ref. 3646 from the ’60s. The one-off top copy watches will be offered at the Geneva Watch Auction: XVIII in collaboration with the Phillips auction house.
From build, and design, to the movement, the time-teller itself is a celebration of luxury Panerai replica watches‘ history and heritage. Many of its features, such as the 47mm sandwich dial, solid welded lugs, Marina Militare logo, and the Officine Panerai inscription are faithfully incorporated to honor its source inspiration. Completing the classic look, the Swiss movements super clone watches is paired with a vintage oiled calf leather strap in a brown hue, with gold-tone topstitching that echoes the color of the indices and handset on the dial.
At the heart of this reference beats the Angelus SF240 caliber, a rare and historical movement that’s found in the Maison’s archives. Boasting an impressive 8-day power reserve, the cheap replica watches is also capable of withstanding up to 50 meters underwater.
“This exclusive perfect fake watches embodies a significant chapter of our storied heritage, breathing life into our past through the legendary Angelus caliber and celebrating our rich history. This initiative with Phillips, and its support to the UNESCO cause, reflects our commitment to continuously push boundaries. We are thrilled to see our history and technicity celebrated and embraced,” said Panerai’s CEO, Jean-Marc Pontroué.
The Geneva Watch Auction: XVII will take place on November 3, 2023.
A lot has been written about neo-vintage dress watches. It certainly makes sense – in the 1980s and 1990s, many watch manufactures embarked on a journey to relearn and rediscover the art and science of the complicated wristwatch. These top replica watches were generally slim, cased in precious metals, and elegant. In looking at this segment of neo-vintage watches, however, I feel many collectors overlook the other end of the spectrum: the inventive and amazing sports fake watches online UK that were launched during this time. In the inaugural article in The Collector’s Corner, I wrote about the IWC Doppelchronograph reference 3711. Let’s revisit 1990s IWC in this article and take a look at a watch that gives the Rolex Sea-Dweller a run for its money. Enter the IWC GST Aquatimer 2000. Water resistant down to 2,000 meters? Check. Integrated bracelet? Check. Instant coolness? Oh yes, check indeed!
IWC is best known for its aviation-themed perfect copy watches – so I think it’s worth taking a closer look at the Schaffhausen company’s less publicized foray underwater. IWC’s first plunged into the world of dive watches with the ref. 812 Aquatimer in 1966, a reference which became the namesake for all luxury replica IWC’s aquatic watches. The ref. 812 was equipped with two crowns and an internal diving bezel, and achieved a 200m water-resistance rating thanks to a super-compressor case construction. In a super-compressor case, the caseback is spring-loaded, which means it has some give and doesn’t sit completely pressed against the gasket inside. As external pressure increases, however, the caseback is pressed further into the gasket (compressing it), thereby achieving what can be described as dynamic water resistance.
The next step in the Aquatimer’s history came with the ref. 3504, the Porsche Design Ocean 2000, whose civilian version was produced between 1982 and 1986. The Ocean 2000 was a radical break from the styling cues established in the ref. 1812 – crafted entirely out of bead-blasted titanium, the Ocean 2000 was flowing and round, with an organic bracelet that seamlessly integrated the case. Despite its soft curves, the Ocean 2000 was extremely capable, being the first dive watch capable of withstanding depths up to 2000 meters. In the typically overengineered fashion of late-20th century IWC, the bezel featured a safety mechanism: it needed to be depressed on two points on opposite sides of the bezel to be turned.
When Porsche terminated their agreement with IWC in March 1998, it was clear that IWC needed a replacement. After all, Porsche Design fake watches for men are estimated to have made up to 20% of IWC’s sales toward the end of the relationship. The importance of the Porsche Design era to IWC’s heritage can’t be exaggerated. The designs were bold and, more importantly, the Porsche Design range established IWC as a true player in incorporating advanced materials science in watchmaking. Case in point, the 1986 IWC Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar 3755 which was the world’s first wristwatch with a black zirconium oxide case – IWC’s way of saying “Hey, we can do it in a dress watch too!”
So, coming back to the need for a replacement, IWC presented the GST line in Vicenza in September 1997. The GST collection was so named, rather unimaginatively if you ask me, for the three metals the collection was offered in gold, steel, and titanium. Adding the “G” in the name of the collection was a bit of an oversight, it turned out, as only the first-generation GST Chronograph and the GST Alarm were offered in an 18k gold case and bracelet.
The GST replica watches site featured a strong, angular case, and an integrated bracelet. They were masculine and outright sporty. That brings me to what is probably the sportiest of the lot – the GST Aquatimer 2000.
The IWC GST Aquatimer 2000 – The Basics
The high quality replica IWC ref. 3536 Aquatimer watches was presented in three variations: titanium with black dial (ref. 3536-001), steel with black dial (ref. 3536-002), and steel with silver dial and gold-plated hands and indices (ref. 3536-003). Regardless of the case material and dial, the basic measurements are the same: 42mm diameter, 14.5mm thickness, with a lug-to-lug measurement of 49.5mm (watch only). Due to the flare of the bracelet’s first integrated links, the latter measurement balloons to close to 57mm when the watch is worn on its bracelet. The canister-shaped case gives way to sharp, well-defined lugs that jut out from the case flank. The big-crown look is completed with a very prominent crown at 3, signed with the traditional IWC fish logo, and no crown guards.
Despite the extreme capabilities of the Aquatimer 2000 (again, 2000 meters!), you’ll notice the absence of a helium escape valve. I suppose that’s what happens when the watch is built so robustly that no helium can even enter the case. Grand Seiko did something similar in the Hi-Beat 36000 Professional 600m Diver’s from 2017.
The case finishing depends on the case material. In titanium, the watch gains a look that can be best described as tactical. The case and bracelet are entirely bead-blasted – not even the flanks of the bracelet links are polished. Though some may lament the lack of refinements in the finishing department, we need to understand that this watch isn’t trying to be refined. It’s trying to be the best tool it can. On the steel models, the case is primarily linearly brushed, with some polished accents, such as on the case flanks and on the intermediary bracelet links. The caseback of all IWC ref. 3536 Aquatimer super clone watches shop is adorned with the “International Watch Co. Schaffhausen” script and the image of a German U-Boot.
The no-frills aesthetic continues to the dial, which is printed white on a matte black base. In keeping with the uniform design, the date wheel, too, is white print on a black base. I like date displays that don’t call undue attention to themselves – the date is there when you need it, but it doesn’t scream for attention.
There is a wonderfully unique double index at 12 o’clock for orientation. At 6 o’clock, you have the signature – as the Aquatimer can be found in both tritium or Luminova variants, you’ll see both “T SWISS MADE T” and “SWISS MADE” signatures. A note on the tritium versions: IWC wanted to achieve colour differentiation for easier identification of the orientation of the watch and of the hands versus other markings. In order to do that, the hands, the index at 12 o’clock, and the bezel pearl all used tritium markings, whereas the dial markers except at 12 used Luminova. The switch to full Super-Luminova came after roughly 2000.
The hands are pencil-shaped, matte white lacquered, and have the same granular texture you think of when you picture a Speedmaster’s handset. Note: the steel models feature applied indices, with polished hour and minutes hands.
Coming to the bezel next, the calibrations are done in relief in what is possibly the only element of the watch you could consider slightly embellished. There is a slight asymmetry to the bezel insert, as you’ll see that it flares out at 12 o’clock, becoming wider to accommodate a large lume plot. Yes, this is a dive watch so it’s a unidirectional bezel, of course, and has 60 clicks.
The bezel has three quirks: First, it’s machined from a solid piece of the respective metal to match the case – no inserts here! The base of the bezel is black chrome-plated for a high-contrast look against the numerals in relief. Second, there are actually four screws holding the bezel in place so it cannot accidentally pop off. This kind of bezel is known as a captive bezel. Incidentally, the 1:1 fake watches was originally shipped with a screwdriver that could be used to remove the bezel for thorough cleaning. Finally, much like the Ocean 2000’s bezel, the Aquatimer 2000’s bezel needs to be pushed down before it can be turned.
Now, let’s come to the bracelet. It is a two-link bracelet, with H-shaped primary links and rectangular intermediaries. The bracelet is an integrated affair, with the first primary link after the junction with the case matching the width of the lugs, before tapering down to 18mm. IWC was way ahead of its time, equipping the bracelet with a quick-release system to add and remove links quickly. It was such a good system that IWC still uses it to this day! The bracelet ends in a single-trigger deployant clasp, which is nicely circular-grained inside.
The bracelet has two downsides. The first is the large flare due to the rigid outcropping of the lugs, making the Swiss made replica watches a difficult fit for those of us with small wrists. The second is that there are few replacement strap options because of the proprietary lug junction. An optional velcro strap in black or grey was offered – these straps attached to the first male link of the bracelet. Luckily, the fabric strap from the IW3715-36 and the alternate rubber strap from the IW3548 fit the Aquatimer!
The best quality replica IWC Aquatimer 2000 watches is powered by an ETA calibre 2892-A2 (calibre 37524 in IWC parlance), which underwent a thorough upgrade by IWC, including the use of a 21k gold rotor mass. The early models are entirely gilded, later Aquatimers’s calibres get a nickel-plated treatment. Other features of this tried-and-tested movement include a beat rate of 28,800 vibrations per hour, bidirectional winding, a power reserve of 42 hours, features 5-position adjustment, a quickset date, and hacking seconds.
Why should you consider the IWC GST Aquatimer?
If you’re feeling a bit of integrated bracelet fatigue, I don’t blame you. Looking at the designs of the last few years, some stylistic choices look a little too familiar, and many of the new entrants are just a tad derivative. But to those of you who have not entirely given up on the genre, I say: let’s look to the past! The IWC GST Aquatimer is a fantastic example of a watch that firmly fits into this genre while looking nothing like the usual suspects. I mean, how many other integrated bracelet hardcore divers can you name off the top of your head?
So, the first reason why you should consider this watch is functionality. The Aquatimer does not yield an inch to the Rolex Sea-Dweller when it comes to being an epically overengineered dive watch. And it’s thinner to boot! I consider the bracelet to be one of the many strengths of the watch, with a solidity and feeling of quality that would feel at home on modern Swiss top fake watches, let alone one made over thirty years ago. There are so many additional features built in to make the watch tank-tough, it’s really a testament to the incredible build quality IWC had achieved even back then. Look at the quick link removal system or the captive bezel construction – to the technical-minded watch collector looking for a luxury diver, this is now at the top of my recommended list!
Second, price. There seems to be quite a spread on Chrono24, depending on condition and accessories. An example will run you between EUR 4,000 and 7,000. Let’s split the difference and call it EUR 5,500. I have seen some great offers around the 3,000 mark not too long ago, so it doesn’t hurt to keep looking. Even though the steel replica watches for sale were likely produced in fewer numbers than those in titanium, there doesn’t seem to be much of a premium. Of course, the rarest and most collectable of the Aquatimers is the ref. 3536-003 in stainless steel with silver dial and yellow gold-plated hands and indices. All told, only 600-800 were produced. There aren’t too many comps or recent sales that I can find, but those that I did land squarely in the same range described earlier. No matter how you slice it, you’re getting an incredible package. I mean, you could even pick up a Tudor Ranger and have some cash to spare compared to the Sea-Dweller!
Given a choice, I would go for the version in titanium. I feel it better represents the ethos of IWC in the last years before the company was acquired by Richemont. Additionally, the titanium version best carries forward the legacy of the Porsche Design era of the company and of IWC’s history-making dive replica watches wholesale as a whole.
In 1971, TAG Heuer’s then CEO, Jack Heuer, great-grandson of the watchmaker’s founder, made the drive from the company’s Swiss headquarters to Maranello, the Italian town where Ferrari is based. Walking straight into Enzo Ferrari’s office, he proposed a deal: in exchange for exposure on the cars and uniforms of Ferrari’s Formula 1 team, AAA Swiss TAG Heuer replica watches would offer them free state-of-the-art timing equipment. What’s more, it would supply Ferrari drivers with an elegant variation on the Carrera, TAG Heuer’s iconic stainless-steel chronograph, which racers loved for timing their laps. Named for a notoriously treacherous rally race in Mexico, the high quality fake TAG Heuer Carrera watches was infused with its own automotive history. And this model, known as the 1158 CHN – CH for its champagne dials, N for its noir subdials – was especially appealing to the luxe carmaker: it came in 18-carat gold.
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Over half a century later, that endorsement by the drivers of Ferrari’s golden age is still paying dividends: the CHN is one of the brand’s classic pieces, and recently made a cameo on Ken’s wrist in Barbie. Only a few hundred of the original model were made, but now it’s slightly more attainable. This year marks the Carrera’s 60th anniversary, and TAG Heuer is reissuing the CHN (the new model costs about £17,400), along with other grails from the archives: a sleek panda-dial modelled after the original Carrera; and the colourful Skipper, first made for yachting. In fact, you might say we’re living in the era of the Carrera: enthusiasts have long been in the thrall of stainless-steel sport Swiss made replica watches like Rolex’s Daytona, and TAG Heuer is staking out its own spot in the pantheon.
The new wholesale super clone TAG Heuer Carrera watches is dressed up exactly how collectors will want it: almost identical to the 1971 original. But history for a watch brand is a double-edged sword. As Nicholas Biebuyck, TAG Heuer’s heritage director, has said, remaking a classic is a challenge, given that modern updates are sure to grate on the legacy-obsessed. The new version includes details collectors will certainly quibble with, like the addition of a third subdial, but most will be delighted by the chance to finally own a version of a rare watch that often sells at auction for upwards of £25,000.
According to Stein, the 1158 CHN ranks among the brand’s all-time grails. “It’s coveted,” he says. “There is almost a club mentality to guys that have the 1158.” It’s certainly the club I’m most interested in joining. If I had a horological fairy godmother, this is the TAG Heuer I would add to my collection. The CHN was initially an oddity: a watch worn by race-car drivers that was made out of solid gold at a time when every other model came in steel. But in 2023, when the coolest 1:1 China fake watches in the world check both the sport and luxury boxes – think the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak and Patek Philippe Nautilus – nothing makes more sense than a lavish golden watch made famous by Ferrari.
Fresh off of RollieFest, a two-day N.Y.C. gathering of some of the watch world’s biggest collectors, Geoff Hess, Sotheby’s new senior vice president and head of watches in the Americas, described his reaction when 175 collectors from 17 countries brought out their finest timepieces.
“I felt as if I had opened a bank without a vault,” Hess tells Robb Report.
The estimated value of all those top replica watches—including heaps of Rolexes, as the name of the event implies, but also Pateks, Cartiers, and APs—was “certainly millions,” he says. “No matter what part of the world you’re from, how young or how old, we all share the same passion for the details of our watches, the history they share.”
Hess is bringing that same spirit of inclusiveness to his new gig at Sotheby’s, which he started just two months ago, one year to the day from when he resigned from Phillips, where he’d served for four years as an international specialist in the watch department.
“I had a great experience at Phillips, I wasn’t disgruntled,” he says. “I had a six-month garden leave period and a six-month non-compete and it was quite flattering that Sotheby’s was willing to wait one year for me.”
As he gears up for his first New York sale, set for Dec. 7, Hess lays out his grand vision for how the high quality fake watches collecting category will evolve. “You’ll see a real focus on watches with provenance and narratives that collectors can connect with, watches with stories—and maybe a little less attention on the hype steel sport watches that attracted so much attention last year,” he says. “We have some single-owner collections coming, and a couple are even named, which is unusual.”
So which makers, models, and eras are poised to rise in their place?
One promising direction points to the 1980s and ’90s, the period also known as “neo-vintage.”
“It represents a natural progression for a newer generation of collectors who’ve been buying mainly newer cheap UK copy watches,” Hess says. “The natural progression would be to go back one generation, not to the 1940s or ’50s, but to the ’90s, and that’s very consistent with what we’re seeing with respect to online sales.
“Online sales have been embraced by this new generation of millennials, attracting a newer and younger audience to our sales,” he adds. “Given we’re seeing an influx of new buyers, it’s not terribly surprising that there’s some focus on neo-vintage.”
The period is often associated with early Daniel Roth, Breguet, and Parmigiani, but Hess says he’s seeing “a huge increase in neo-vintage with respect to Rolex. Now people are looking at 16750s, the five-digit Swiss made Rolex replica watches. There’s much more newfound interest in that line.”
Dress watches may seem like they’ve been on the precipice of a more mainstream revival for a few years now, but Hess says that given the growing interest in smaller watches, now may be the moment dress styles finally lift off. Luxury Cartier fake watches‘ resurgence has a good deal to do with that.
“At Cartier, it was all about case shapes and iconic designs—they weren’t sport watches,” he says. “The Crash, the Cloche, the Assymetrique—all are smaller dress watches being embraced by collectors in a way we’ve never seen.”
Hess attributes the mania for Cartier to a broader trend that began during the pandemic, when interest in best replica watches soared. “So many new collectors are discovering the joy of collecting and with so many new eyes on the hobby, people are looking around like never before,” he says.
“It’s no secret that a lot of the sport 1:1 super clone watches are difficult to find, and allocation becomes a big issue, so you start looking around. And people are discovering things that have been underappreciated for so long. People haven’t talked about Breguet in a very long time.
“AAA China Cartier replica watches is the best example,” he adds. “The Cloche, the new Tank Normal, one after the next, people are gravitating to these incredible iconic models.”
In the contemporary space, independent watchmakers continue to garner interest — but Hess emphasizes that their relatively low volume of production is the chief attraction for collectors.
“I’m seeing a great interest in the production of Lange,” he says, referring to the revered German maker A. Lange & Söhne, which belongs to the Richemont group. “They’re not an independent brand but their production levels are far lesser than other brands owned by big conglomerates. People are appreciating their innovation and construction and the rarity. That’s one brand where I’m always bullish.”
Hess spent a year nurturing such optimism, reflecting on the springboard that Phillips gave him into the auction category. “I’d been a collector for 30 years, but I had never worked on the auction side,” he says. “It was invaluable training for me.”
“I would not have been qualified for my current position without my experience at Phillips. And more importantly, anytime you work for people like Aurel Bacs, you come out wiser and better,” he adds, referring to the charismatic Geneva-based auctioneer who runs Phillips’ watch department through his consultancy, Bacs & Russo. “I liken it to a sport: When you play tennis with people much better than you, you come out better.”
During the year he spent on the sidelines of the wholesale replica watches business, however, Hess hardly skipped a beat on the networking front. “I had lunches and dinners with collectors virtually every single day of the year,” he says. “My wife said, ‘You’re the busiest unemployed guy I know.’”
For nine months, he also worked on RollieFest, a labor of love if ever there was one. “Watches don’t just tell time,” Hess concludes. “They connect people.”
For IWC’s latest collaboration with Lewis Hamilton, the luxury Swiss watchmaker reimagines the 2023 luxury replica IWC Portugieser watches, one of its oldest and most recognizable models in an alluring teal hue.
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“And through it all, we’ll play the way we want too, with big Ange Postecoglou. Whether I’m right or wrong.” In this instance, Robbie Williams – and the Spurs fans singing this chant all around N17 – might be right. For now at least, Tottenham Hotspur have a new ange-l of a manager in no-nonsense talking Aussie larrikin, Ange Postecoglou.
Such is the Spursy nature of both Spurs fans and players, that could change in the space of a few matches. Completely irrespective of this, Postecoglou’s cheap UK replica watches game is all class, albeit very much not reflective of the lively way in which he has Heung-Min Son, James Maddison et al playing football.
That’s not to say he wears boring Swiss made fake watches – they are just a bit more on the classic side than we perhaps anticipated from the former Celtic, Yokohama F Marinos, Australia, Melbourne Victory, Brisbane Roar and Whittlesea Zebras (us neither) gaffer. Given the goals, the drama and the entertainment that’s been on show so far, some might assume the person responsible could own a rowdy, more daring set of AAA replica watches.
The last time Spurs won a trophy (2008 and counting), the Aussie was doing very little of note as the coach for Greek side Panachaiki. But having won the treble at Celtic last season, there are high hopes silverware might be on its way to White Hart Lane, not just in the shape of Postecoglou’s 1:1 top copy watches collection.
It’s very early in the season but so far it appears he has two go-to pieces (a Rolex Explorer II and an IWC Portugieser Automatic, both 42mm). Though there are no signs of him being superstitious (like he is with his lucky jumper) about rocking one at home games and the other away – yet – there are certainly a few details we can read into to determine how successful a Spurs manager he might be*.
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Some people flex fake watches for sale; Postecoglou definitely just wears his. Nevertheless, in the 2-2 season opener against Brentford, intentionally or not Postecoglou showed his allegiance to his new club (the Lilywhites) through the colour of his watch – wearing white high quality replica Rolex Explorer II watches. This might sound like an oxymoron but the Explorer II is one of the more accessible (affordable and attainable) Rolex models, as well as being one of the sportiest. This plays into Postecoglou’s no-fuss approach to seemingly everything. It’s a watch that tells him the time, the date, and can handle a bit of an adventure week in week out (aka the highs and lows of supporting Spurs).
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Postecoglou’s predecessors – of which there are many recent ones – were (generally speaking) far more fancy and flash in their horological tastes. Antonio Conte had a tussle with Thomas Tuchel wearing a Rolex Daytona and Jose Mourinho was big into Hublot Big Bangs to name a few. That said, anyone who knows about Swiss movements replica watches will vouch for the fact that having this classic IWC model play second fiddle to a Rollie doesn’t just point to astute watch rotation, it also shows big Ange hasn’t just googled best wholesale fake watches for football managers and followed suit. If he had googled such, he might have noticed Jurgen Klopp is a big IWC fan, though he’s more of a Big Pilot’s kinda guy. Postecoglou and Portuguieser may be a perfect match (phonetically as well as tonally to Spurs away colours) but given this model has been classed as a benchmark in the world of luxury replica watches online for – wait for it – more than 90 years, him strapping one to his wrist denotes a level of horological knowledge and expertise that not only surpasses past Spurs coaches, but also reveal much about his personality. He’s far more interested in doing his homework rather than just going along with the hype – be it for his players, tactics or watches.
While there remains a level of consistency between the two perfect replica watches (same size, both automatic movements), it’s the differences (tool watch vs pilot’s watch; steel bracelet vs leather strap; white vs blue dial) that show Postecoglou has a plan B when plan A isn’t working. Which is why, however mad it might seem, we believe his watch game provides as good a bearing as any about how Postecoglou will fare at Spurs – regardless of what Robbie Williams sings about him.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos has continued to flaunt his exotic collection of wristwatches, including perfect Patek Philippe replica watches, estimated to sell for N160 million, as poverty and soaring inflation bite harder in the commercial hub.
Mr Sanwo-Olu’s constant show-off has been deemed insensitive to the plight of many Lagos residents who can barely make ends meet due to the fuel subsidy removal.
The provocative display of luxury was spotted by social commentator Feyi Fawehinmi on Sunday afternoon. He made a collage of the governor wearing top fake Patek Philippe watches and the watch’s price on the Chrono24 website, a platform where the wealthiest people in the world shop for their wrist candies.
Chrono 24 pegged the watch’s price at £136,189, about N160 million, based on the current exchange rate of N1,170 per pound. The website also listed the cheapest range of Swiss made replica Patek Philippe watches at £40,000 and above.
Nigerians across Lagos and other states have continued to lament that President Bola Tinubu’s administration came with untold poverty.
By and large, Mr Sanwo-Olu’s body language of rocking expensive 1:1 UK copy watches at this critical period suggests insensitivity to the average Lagosian who can barely eat a three-square meal.
Gboyega Akosile, a media aide to Mr Sanwo-Olu, did not immediately respond to Peoples Gazette’s request for comment on whether it is appropriate for the governor to flaunt the luxury online fake watches as residents face economic hardship. The amount of the super clone watches shop is sufficient to pay the N30,000 minimum wage of roughly 5,333 civil servants in a month.