It’s easy to get tired and assume that when a watch brand starts adding models to a collection, they’re just trying to squeeze more sales out of an old idea. However, this is not always the case, it is important to pay attention to those who are doing the right brand – they provided valuable lessons, so that how to make instant transformation and how to put the core of the good idea and make it get better with time. For these lessons, Omega replica watches swiss movement latest addition, Dark Side of the Moon collection – Apollo 8 – is a perfect example.
Some background will help before we move on to the new Apollo 8. In 2013, Omega shocked everyone by releasing the all-black Speedmaster all-purpose ceramic case and dial, and loaded some serious clocks under the hood. You can look at week A on our watch here to see what happened – we now take it for granted, but five years ago it sounded crazy. Since then, best Omega replica watches review has slowly iterated, adding some extra color and metal treatment to the mix, but the collection is still very restrained (at least for the watch collection these days). What we’re seeing here, however, is the first major change in this series, which at first sight seems like a significant improvement in many ways.
Fake Omega Apollo 8 watches retains one of the best parts of the original dark side. It still has a 44.25mm black ceramic case that looks sharp on the wrist or on the table. But from there, things began to diverge. First of all, the internal motions are different, and you can tell immediately by looking at the dial. The old black side watch had only two subregistries – one on the left shows the number of running seconds, one on the right shows the elapsed time and minutes of the chronograph, and another at six o ‘clock. The watch displays a traditional three register display with no date. This is because the inner core is the so-called 1869 core, a version of the 1861 core with some special decorations (more in a minute).
The most important thing about calibre 1869 is to manually chain it. Yes, it’s a throwback to the old superpowers of the past, but there’s more to this than nostalgia. First, you’ll get the dial-up layout I mentioned above, which is very balanced, familiar to most people, and has no date (I know you all love it). More importantly, it makes the watch slimmer. By replacing the automatic core and a pair of box crystals, Luxury Omega replica watches sale cut its thickness by 2.5mm, to 13.8mm.