Luxury UK Replica IWC Launches Low-Impact TimberTex Paper-Based Straps

Throughout over 150 years of history, IWC replica has had a long tradition of innovation in materials. Think for instance about its early use of titanium together with Porsche Design, or the 1986 Da Vinci Chronograph Perpetual Calendar, which was the world’s first pure ceramic watch. Even recently, the brand introduced Ceratanium, a innovative blend of titanium and ceramic. Today, the brand unveils another material innovation, however, the spirit behing this creation is different. Today is all about responsible watchmaking and low-impact, yet high-quality IWC replica watches to animal leather. Here are the new IWC TimberTex straps.

Green initiatives are now flourishing in all industries, and for good reasons. More and more people are concerned about the environment or questions such as animal welfare and even the luxury industry has to find answers to such issues. Soucing materials without impact our planet is more than important, it is crucial for our future. This is why IWC has decided to work on alternatives. In addition to its responsibly sourced leather, the brand can offer stainless steel bracelets, textile or rubber straps to those who aren’t willing to wear animal leather. Today, Swiss movement copy IWC is broadening this offer by adding new straps made thanks to a low-impact process, involving natural materials and components made thanks to recycled sources. And yet, we’re talking luxury watches and the look and feel was also an important question for the brand – obviously. Finally, these straps won’t be impacted by the rules regarding imports of exoctic skins in certain areas of the world (cf. California’s ban on alligator skins).

The answer of IWC to current environmental and ethical questions is named TimberTex, “a material composed of 80% natural plant fibres. The cellulose used comes from Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)-certified trees grown in the non-profit organisation’s sustainably and responsibly managed European forests.” Then, it is manufactured in Italy, using traditional papermaking techniques and coloured with natural plant-based dyes. In addition to that, the IWC TimberTex straps are padded with recycled microfibre for extra comfort and finished with recycled thread. And unlike many synthetic leathers, these are not plastic or petroleum-based.

We had the chance to have three cheap IWC replica watches equipped with these new TimberTex straps on hand, and the result is both surprising and pleasant. The straps have a irregular grain that somehow recalls the look of grained leather, thus complementing the watches – and not being a cheap-looking alternative, just for the sake of environmental matters. The textured is soft and matte, recalling brushed leathers or Alcantara, and the whole strap feels supple and comfortable. Actually, it doesn’t feel (thankfully) at all like paper-based. Also, and while we didn’t test it ourselves, IWC states that these TimberTex straps are water-resistant.

The IWC TimberTex straps can be added on 4 classic models in the collection; the white dials replica IWC Portugieser Chronograph, Portugieser Automatic 40, Portofino Automatic and Portofino Chronograph. They are available in black, dark blue or dark brown, thus elegantely replacing your classic calfskin or alligator strap.

French Free Diver Guillaume Néry Puts His Name To AAA Perfect Fake Panerai Luminor Marina Limited Edition PAM01122 UK

In 2015, French free diver Guillaume Néry attempted to set a new world record with a descent of 129m and nearly died when he mistakenly reached 139m below the sea due to a judging error and blacked out on his way back to the surface.

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He had to retire from competitive diving, but is gainfully employed by Swiss made Panerai replica as a brand ambassador and inspiration for a limited edition Luminor Marina dropping this month.

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There will be 70 of the high-quality fake Luminor Marina 44mm − Guillaume Néry Edition (PAM01122) available exclusively from Panerai boutiques.

The shaded black dégradé watch has a few special features including rubberized coating applied to the bezel, crown and bridge lever and accentuated convex glass.

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Its automatic Caliber P.9010 movement, with 3 day power reserve, is housed in a titanium case shaped using using a 3D printing process.

It is water resistant to 300 meters and is worn on a strap made from recycled plastic and comes with a second strap in white rubber.

The case back has an engraving of the silhouette of Mr Néry.

Hands-on UK High-quality Fake IWC Big Pilot’s Watch Big Date Spitfire Edition “Mission Accomplished”

When talking perfect replica pilot’s watches, the name IWC replica should quickly come into the discussion. The brand is one of the most legitimate manufactures in this field, with its first dedicated watch for pilots dating back 1936. Then followed B-Uhr models, the famous Mark Series, the 1990s pilot’s chronographs and, of course, the legendary Big Pilot’s Watch. Without surprise, the Schaffhausen-based brand was a partner of choice for the very cool project named “The Longest Flight.” While a special Timezoner Spitfire was launched to celebrate the start of the journey, IWC also unveils a watch to commemorate its end; the Big Pilot’s Watch Big Date Spitfire Edition “Mission Accomplished” IW510506 we’ll be looking at today.

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THE LONGEST FLIGHT

The “Longest Flight” project isn’t your typical Concorde-like-comfort kind of Tour du Monde… It has been a bit more challenging than just refuelling a jet plane and crossing borders. It all started with the Boultbee Flight Academy – the world’s first Spitfire training school – and pilots Steve Boultbee Brooks and Matt Jones, who decided to restore one of the most legendary aeroplanes ever created, a monumental piece of British history, their so-called “Silver Spitfire” – due to the unique polished aluminium surface.

On 5 August 2019, the two British pilots embarked on their flight around the world in their antique Spitfire, and after covering a total of almost 43,000 kilometres and visiting over 20 countries on the way, they accomplished their record-breaking flight “The Longest Flight” precisely four months later. Swiss made fake IWC had supported the expedition “Silver Spitfire – The Longest Flight” as the primary partner and official timekeeper, by first providing the pilots with a special Timezoner watch, and once the journey was over, the brand unveiled a new edition named “Mission Accomplished.”

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THE IWC BIG PILOT’S WATCH BIG DATE SPITFIRE

Looking at this limited edition reference IW510506, there’s no doubt that it is part of the Big Pilot collection… However, there are multiple things that immediately draw your attention to let you know that is actually isn’t your typical black dial automatic Big Pilot’s watch. In fact, if the overall shape and the oversized proportions have been respected, most of the elements – materials, colours, display, complications and, of course, movement – are unique to this Spitfire Edition “Mission Accomplished” model.

As a true 1:1 best replica Big Pilot’s Watch should be, the Edition “Mission Accomplished” is an oversized aviation-inspired model. And as such, it is a large, chunky, demonstrative flying instrument. Measuring 46.2mm in diameter – the same as a regular production Big Pilot – and no fewer than 15.2mm in height, you can’t avoid the feeling of having almost a clock on the wrist. But this almost exaggeration of the proportions is here fully assumed and, dare I say it, this is exactly why IWC’s Big Pilots have always been cool. Large, for sure, but cool. Oversize is a word that is as important with this watch as legibility. Now that we’ve talked about the elephant in the room, let’s move on to the rest, shall we?

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For this edition, IWC applies the classic Spitfire collection theme that we’ve come to see in this chronograph or the Pilot’s Watch UTC. This first means a case made of matte bronze – with a finely bead-blasted surface. As you can see with the present example, which has already been worn for several months, the case will gain patina and the original golden colour of the material will slowly (or quickly, depending on how you’ll use the watch) fade to become green-brown. Be reassured, the alloy used by IWC is quite stable and no “toxic-like” green patine will grow on the case. The diamond-shaped oversized crown, which screws-in, is also made of bronze. Typical features of IWC Big Pilot’s watches are present, including the sapphire crystal secured against displacement by drop in air pressure or the soft-iron inner case for protection against magnetic fields. With a 6-bar rating, the water-resistance is comfortable.

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Looking at the dial, the same Spitfire-theme has been applied, with a nice olive-green colour. While the Top Gun editions by IWC are technical and modern, the Spitfire watches are largely playing on vintage elements, hence the presence of propeller-shaped hands or the use of cream-coloured indexes to recall patinated tritium material. Still, legibility and contrast are great and the watch will certainly perform as a flight instrument. In the same vein, the hands are gold-coloured to match with the bronze case.

The most noticeable thing with this Big Pilot’s Watch Big Date Spitfire Edition “Mission Accomplished” is, however, its display. While a classic model will indicate the time with central H-M-S, completed by a power reserve at 3 o’clock and a date at 6 o’clock, this edition features a so-called large date display, positioned at 12 o’clock and balanced by a small seconds at 6 o’clock. The date is indicated by two discs, which aren’t overlapping.

Swiss Movement Fake IWC Big Pilot’s Watch

Under the titanium embossed caseback is a movement that is also completely different from what’s used in a regular Big Pilot’s watch. A hand-wound engine, the calibre 59235 is a large and powerful in-house movement that can store up to 192 hours or 8 days of power reserve, with a single, oversized barrel. It runs at a 4Hz frequency and despite being almost entirely hidden, it is pleasantly decorated with Geneva stripes and bevelling. A small circular window allows a view on the power reserve indicator, a necessary feature when having a movement with such a long power reserve.