Spending money like a baller — it’s not something I ponder a lot. Like Daan, I tend not to think about buying really expensive watches. Of course, I can appreciate them for their technical merits or stories, but generally, I do not spend too much time thinking about cheap replica watches I cannot have. But what would I get if I had infinite money? I can tell you it wouldn’t be limited to just one or a couple of watches. That’s why I had to trim this list down quite a bit. Ultimately, I would love to see so many ideas come to fruition. So for once, I’ll tell you about some of the best UK fake watches I love that would require serious funds.
Taking you through my world of exclusive Swiss made replica watches is mostly a journey focused on design and stories rather than the most impressive technical timepieces. Sure, I am mesmerized by technical wizardry as much as the next guy, but I am not drawn to complications per se to create a list like this. Instead, we have to look at the watches that come with a great story. I prefer the more individual stories of previous wearers, so that’s where we enter the world of vintage 1:1 copy watches. Therefore, it might come as no surprise that I would gladly spend a lot of money on some of the vintage icons rather than the overwhelming technical masterpieces.
It’s not that complicated
A recent exception that I would love to make is Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 Ultra-Complication Universelle RD#4. Take all my money because that AAA replica watches is an absolute stunner! But the people that have read my recent introduction article will know that it’s all about one specific version. The version that features an opaline beige PVD gold dial with black chronograph counters and a black outer ring with pink gold details is breathtakingly beautiful. Not only is the watch a conceptual masterpiece, but the technical wizardry and overall execution are also stunning. But the absolute cherry on top is that dial design. It’s not that often that we see the stylish combination of beige and black with rose gold details. The results of this combination are brilliant.
On top of that, this high quality fake watches shows the great evolution the Code 11.59. When the collection was first introduced, I was not impressed. The idea of the case construction seemed forced, the font type of the numerals was and still is pretty awful, and the loud introduction made things very underwhelming. But there were also signs of hope. The luxury replica Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 Perpetual Calendar watches with its blue aventurine dial that lacked the numerals showed how good the Code 11.59 could look. It proved that a no-numeral dial was the way to go for the Code 11.59. But what the brand achieved with the RD#4 was on another level. A watch with 23 complications that is only 42mm in diameter and 15.55mm in thickness is jaw-dropping. With the brilliant dial execution of this conceptual masterpiece, it makes me want to swipe my card and pay the necessary CHF 1,450,000 without thinking.
Can you hate on Genta?
While I genuinely hate the hype around the Royal Oak, it doesn’t mean that I hate the Royal Oak itself. Two specific Royal Oak models are among my favorite perfect super clone watches of all time. The first is the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak “Jubilee” ref. 14802. In the Buying Guide series, I wrote about this special stainless steel model with its salmon dial for the best Audemars Piguet models of the 1990s. It was introduced in 1992 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Royal Oak. Audemars Piguet produced a total of 700 pieces of the ref. 14802 in steel, another 280 in yellow gold, and 20 in platinum. Most of the steel models came with the standard blue dial. However, some of them were equipped with a brilliant salmon-colored dial. It looks stunning. The price on the pre-owned market these days is ridiculous at more than €200K.
In 2019, Audemars Piguet reintroduced this aesthetic with the Royal Oak Extra-Thin “Jumbo” ref. 15202 replica watches shop in 18K white gold with its stunning salmon dial. There is no need to spend many words on that release because the pictures will tell the story. I love the combination of the salmon color with the Petite Tapisserie motif. Do you see how the brand also executed the date disc on the new version in the same salmon tone? In all honesty, I prefer a white date disc for once. What is the price of the white gold version? It’s a little under €200K, so it’s cheaper than the older stainless steel version. The world has truly gone mad.
Rollin’ with the Rolexes
While I can think of so many more fake watches for men, I will end with a vintage Rolex. As we all know, the prices for vintage pieces from The Crown have gone bonkers. That’s why quite a few vintage classics could be additions to my wishlist in this article. But I’ll stick to one. The Rolex ref. 6238 “Pre-Daytona” is the vintage Swiss movements Rolex replica watches that I absolutely adore. I wrote a lengthy article about the ref. 6238 and why I love that watch so much. I adore it for many reasons, but mostly, I love its design and the fact that it’s not a Daytona. Yes, it is another anti-statement. With prices for a Daytona easily being twice or triple that of the “Pre-Daytona” in some cases, I’d much rather have the classic ref. 6238. It’s one of those classic chronographs that looks amazing and marked a turn in the design development of Rolex.
The ref. 6238 was introduced in 1963, and the first versions featured leaf hands and a so-called “transitional dial” that with applied diamond markers and the wording “Rolex Oyster Chronograph.” After some time, Rolex updated the fake watches paypal by introducing baton hands and indexes and simplifying the wording on the dial to simply “Rolex Chronograph”. This best quality replica watches also marks a leap in dial design from classical to contemporary, and that’s the statement it makes for me. And let’s not forget it is a Bond watch too. Any of the stainless steel versions of the brilliant ref. 6238 — powered by the iconic Valjoux 72 or later Valjoux 722 — will do for me. Finding one will likely set you back anywhere from €40K to €200K. In this imaginary world of unlimited money, I’ll swipe my card one more time. Not a problem at all!