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If you’re reading about luxury replica watches on the internet, the chances are high that you know these things cost Money with a capital M. Even if you take the headline-grabbing hype pieces with six-and-seven-figure sticker prices out of the equation, collecting Swiss made copy watches is not for the feint of heart. You might think that having a watch collection is something reserved for those with the deepest of pockets. Except, well, that’s not entirely true.
What’s the best way to choose a starter watch?
If you take the time to look, you can find real value in best 1:1 copy watches. And we’re not talking about the frantic ‘luxury-for-less’ watches that — much like crypto-trading ads — annoyingly pop up mid-Youtube. That sort of cheap fake watch is bargain-basement parts meets marketing 101 and will usually lead to disappointment. No, if you’re happy to spend a little time and money, you can find some real value that delivers on the promise of innovative style matched with technology and construction that’s up there with the best, sans the eye-watering price-tag.
In fact, for the vast majority of people, this ‘entry’ level of high-end watchmaking, from say, one to five thousand dollars, really is the sweet spot. You get great designs from established brands.
Here is one of this year’s best ways to start your perfect replica watch collection.
Cartier Tank Must Solarbeat Replica With Blue Hands
Let’s take a beat from diver to dressy with the chic and surprising top quality copy Cartier Tank Must Solarbeat. The Tank Must is a pared take on the classic wholesale fake Cartier Tank case shape, popular in the 70s and 80s and revived today with a modern twist.
That twist being the fact that this seemingly simple little best replica watch has harnessed the power of the sun. Behind the dial ticks a new photovoltaic quartz movement — Solarbeat — where the battery is constantly recharged by the sun, giving it a lifespan of around 16 years. What’s even wilder is that the solar energy is captured through cheap copy Cartier‘s iconic black Roman numerals. In a final nod to sustainability, all the straps (black, blue and light green) are from non-animal leather.