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Time for a few Italian type! And it's a classic 1, from U-Boat. Here is the U-42 UNICUM timepiece, and if you search carefully at it, you will notice the familiar structure. The observe, the truth is, represents a modified version of the very last year's Baselworld novelty U-42 B & B. It has been specially treated to give it a more vintage and dated seem. Indeed, this enjoy looks like it has already been worn, and that gives it a special charm. The UNICUM is available in a limited collection, consisting of just 99 pieces.
The case diameter measures 53 mm, which is quite hefty, but that's not the key piece of information here. The case material is titanium, treated with black IP coating, which altogether looks very effective. Further classic search is accentuated by bronze details, including the screws on the bezel and the crown. And the latter is something rather unusual: this is certainly no ordinary crown just sitting on the side of your look at - it really is got its own mechanism which is moved when you want to set up the observe. The bezel rotates in both directions, and can be locked by a dedicated lever on the right side with the case, watches replicas also made of bronze. Finally, we can see a ceramic ball indicator on the bezel at 12 o'clock position cartier fragrance .
The colors nicely match each other
The back in the replica watch is attached with 6 encapsulated hexagon screws. It is here that we find the engraved serial number on the particular enjoy, but also some other information, like the water resistance, which is pretty impressive 300 meters.
A appear at the back
When we search at the dial, we see an interesting combination of black with brass, which gives the overall impression of a classic look at. The layout itself is more on the simple side, but here, it is the effect that counts. The dial (and the case as well) has been refinished by hand to mimic the natural aging process. The B?ton hands and the hour markers are in peach color, covered in Super Luminova. The hands have been carefully scratched by hand to maintain the overall rough seem. Also on the dial, we can see the serial number of your replica watch . Protecting the whole thing could be the sturdy sapphire glass.
Inside this view is a modified automatic mechanical movement, personalized according to the company's specifications. Beating at 28,800 vibrations per hour, this movement delivers a power reserve of average 40 hours.
Well, at least the box looks new!
For the strap, U-Boat used hand-made and hand-finished calf leather. Each strap has been treated with deliberate distressing to achieve the aging search. And like that wasn't enough, the straps were treated with acid for a unique discoloration. How cool is that? Skilled craftsmen form Tuscany worked on these little pieces of art, also applying stitching by hand. Other interesting details are the various inserts in the strap made of silver bronze, a person of them being a spooky skull figure. Finally, there is a steel buckle with PVD black coating that features a bronze tongue. All this fits the character of your look at perfectly, though the character itself might not appeal to everyone.
U-42 UNICUM by U-Boat, 4. tag heuer formula 1 chronograph 5 out of 5 based on 2 ratings