Collectors of watches and Replica petrol heads share a kinship that goes beyond an appreciation for engineering complex and beautiful things. At the basic level, both sides are united by the joy of the practice: after all, a Timex € 30 does the same as a Rolex € 30,000, as a Kia Forte 5 will put you in city traffic the same speed as a Ferrari 458.
Upon a close inspection, this replica, has all the typical characteristics of the Planet Ocean family, such as a solid and sturdy stainless steel case, a very resistant ceramic uni-directional rotating bezel, luminescent hands and markers, and of course a beautiful leather strap.
All these complete an overall authentic look and give you the feeling that you are holding the real thing. Still, let’s take a closer look and see what the discrepancies are.
This can be a EF factory form of Omega Planet Sea Chronograph 600M replica diver’s watch, it’s a lavish, luxurious piece, that simultaneously is extremely technical. It’s all of the qualities of the diving watch, for example unidirectional rotating bezel, along with a leather-rubber strap which will withstand swimming.
Similarly Oris, a Swiss watch manufacturer with over a replica heritage century but not much brand presence in the United States, has been manufacturing watches Williams Formula One brand for years. Their new collaboration, however, a joint venture with Audi, a step away from the racetrack and in the showroom.