Eta Movement Replica Watches Introducing the Chanel J12 Graffiti

Design and finishing are amazing – and needless to say, you can view it via the display caseback. Be aware that Chanel didn’t supply pictures of the caseback of the newest platinum Monsieur de Chanel, or so the caseback images are of last year’s 18k beige gold version. The movement offers just time with two interesting complications. First is an instant-jumping hours index (found at 6 o’clock) and next is a retrograde minute index which follows a 240-degree arc round the dial. It’s very slick. The most ordinary element on the watch would be the subsidiary seconds dial. What you have is an attractive dial that is both legible and technically interesting.For 2017, what’s new are those black dials, that are generated from grand feu enamel – and they should look lovely. What is new is the platinum (65 g of it) situation for the Monsieur de Chanel. The case is 40mm wide and 10mm thick, allowing it to wear very comfortably on the black alligator strap.There is a growing appreciation of high-end watches out of style houses which may traditionally be associated with women’s items. I believe I’ve largely assisted this trend by attempting to determine the inherent quality and good layout of the finest of these watches. The Chanel Monsieur should have what it takes to remove potential bias some men might have from wearing a Chanel item on their wrist. As I continue to say if you want a single persuasive argument for wearing a men’s watch in a new like Chanel, it’s that a lot more women will offer your watch a thumbs up… always a valuable point for those who value positive watch alternative feedback. Price for the 2017 variant of this Monsieur de Chanel in platinum is63,000.

Chanel continues its run of whimsical watches with J12 Graffiti. Inspired by street art according to the Parisian fashion house, the new J12 is horological trompe l’oeil, with a heap of Arabic numerals piled up on the dial and bezel, seemingly having fallen off the dial.

Designed in 2000 by the late Jacques Helleu, who enjoyed a 40-year tenure as artistic director of Chanel’s fragrance and watch division, the J12 was a landmark, being a pioneer in luxury ceramic watches. It’s since become one of the bestselling ladies’ watches on the planet and a strongly influential design, despite not being a traditional haute horlogerie product.

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Evoking the jumbled numerals of the Franck Muller Crazy Hours, the J12 Graffiti adds to the diversity that makes up the J12 line, which is mostly powered by basic automatic or quartz movements, but possessed of ceramic cases and bracelets made in-house by Chanel Watch 6021g Replica subsidiary G&F Chatelain, a respected case maker that also works for Bell & Ross and MB&F, amongst others.

Two versions of the J12 Graffiti are available, a 33mm and a 38mm. Both have automatic movements and a white ceramic case with a matching ceramic bracelet. The larger model is powered by an ETA 2892 with a 42-hour power reserve, the 33mm version presumably has a smaller ETA movement inside.

Chanel J12 Graffiti 1

Price and availability 

The J12 Graffiti 38mm (ref. H5240) costs US$5100 or S$7550, while the 33mm (ref. H5239) model costs US$4500 or S$6650. Each is limited to 1200 pieces and is available at Chanel boutiques.


 

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