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The Amazing A. Lange & Söhne ‘Homage to Walter Lange’ Particular Piece

Last year, the replica A. Lange & Söhne introduced the Homage to Walter Lange. The Homage to Walter Lange was the product of Walter Lange’s fascination with a very unusual complication: the independent seconds. This complication is a kind of predecessor to the chronograph – it basically includes a seconds-hand which can be set running, stopped, and set running again, without also stopping the main timekeeping train. The most obvious difference between an independent seconds hand and a chronograph is that the latter also has a reset-to-zero function.
The replica Homage as a limited version was announced in white, pink, and yellow gold, but Lange also said there would be one more made, with a steel case and black enamel dial. This would be auctioned for charity sometime in 2019, although at launch Lange hadn’t specified a launch partner or charity.
This is pretty much as pure as watch-making at Lange gets on the dial side. Against the black enamel dial, Lange’s characteristically extremely sharp execution of its replica watch hands stands out like a diamond in a coal-scuttle. The central seconds-hand, in addition to being independent, is also a jumping, or dead seconds-hand; there’s a continuously running seconds hand in the sub-dial at six o’clock.
The movement is constructed and finished to exactly the standard you would expect from Lange, which is to say, it’s immaculate. The independent jumping seconds train is actuated by the escape wheel, and it’s quite an ingenious system. One of the reasons this is a bit of a big deal for the replica A. Lange & Söhne enthusiasts is that steel-cased Langes are extremely rare and when they do appear at auction, they tend to command correspondingly stratospheric prices.
Schmid describes the charity to which all proceeds from the auction will be donated: “The name of the charity organization we have chosen is Children Action. They will use the money to provide aid to children in need. They have projects in fields such as medical care or psychological support, which are set up and implemented by experts. And there is one more thing: The founder of Children Action, Bernard Sabrier, bears the administrative overhead expenses. Therefore, 100% of the money will go to the aid projects.”
Crystal ball-gazing about auction results is always a little bit of a risky business (sometimes a very risky one), but this is an unusual complication in, for the fake Lange, an absolutely rare case material. I suppose there’s a very reasonable expectation of a great result; and so much the better that it’s for a good cause.

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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Black or White Dial Replica Watches


The Rolex Oyster Perpetual 39 watches were debuted, which comes with two new dial colors for Rolex’s entry-level men’s watch. White and black dials were added to the assortment of four other Rolex Oyster Perpetual 39 watch dials that were debuted when the replica Rolex Oyster Perpetual was newly established in 2015. Rolex chose to introduce this model with purple, olive, blue, and gray dial colors to begin with several years ago. The Oyster Perpetual 39 is available for more conservative and arguably more versatile black or white dial options. However, this is good news for those who are in the market for a brand new and entry-level Rolex.
At 39mm wide the Rolex Oyster Perpetual 39 is the largest of the Oyster Perpetual models that also available in smaller sizes. As a casual or dress watch, the 39mm diameter works, but if you want to go up to 40mm wide, you can spend several hundred dollars more for a fake Rolex Air-King.
Starting now in 2018 Rolex is branding the 904L steel alloy they use as “Oystersteel.” When you see that name it just means 904L, but Rolex’s particular blend of it. Rolex wants to make sure that its much cheaper steel replica watches which can cost thousands more than the Oyster Perpetual 39 have more complex case finishing – and that is true.
Both the replica Rolex Oyster Perpetual 39 and Explorer contain the in-house made automatic Rolex Calibre 3132 time-only (no date) movement. The Air-King still uses the older Calibre 3131, which has been upgraded with a bit more performance features in the caliber 3132. Operating at 4Hz the movement has about two days of power reserve.
As an Oyster collection watch, the case of this model is water-resistant to 100m, has a screw-down crown, and is covered with a sapphire crystal. With the addition of the black or white dial option, the Oyster Perpetual 39 suddenly has gained a lot more appeal for Rolex brand traditionalists who don’t look to the brand for trendy colors. I think it is wonderful that the Rolex replica makes the Oyster Perpetual 39 available as a more fashionable timepiece, but for me, the white or black dials are going to be appealing to most male buyers, more so than the existing dial colors.
As a matter of fact, I don’ like falling back on conservatism to make product recommendations as it would be interesting to see more people out there with purple and green watch dials. With that said, I know white or black watch dial choices tend to be a bit more widely appealing and for that reason, I think it was a good idea for the fake Rolex to introduce the Rolex Oyster Perpetual 39 in the black and white dial variants.