Replicas of luxury watches have a decent market, whether on the web there are many sites that offer. Some of our readers might ask yourself a question: should buy them? My answer is dry: NO!
Obviously it’s a personal judgment, therefore questionable, but stand by my statement. Ask an art expert or just a student, if the copy of a painting has the same value, even sentimental and aesthetic of the original. You’ll hear the views similar to mine.
Not necessarily have to disturb the Mona Lisa, because the concept also applies to less noble masterpieces. Within the watchmaker, the replicas are focused on high-end, affecting brands such as Rolex, Cartier, Vacheron Constantin and stuff.
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The official models are very expensive, so unattainable for many, looking for a loophole to delude himself and groped to deceive others. The idea does not please me at all, because it inherently unfair, as well as fake.
The most prestigious timepieces come from a magic unique and inimitable, that a simple formal imitation can never have. The quality of the construction will never be the same. Not to mention the know-how, the human contribution, poetry, history, technical mastery, the timeless charm of an event company that is also culture, beauty, tradition, in a mixture of tangible and intangible factors that can take form only in a particular context: the maison holder of the trademark.
The other objects are cold, soulless, serving only to a sterile performance of “but I can not”, the outcome of which could have negative consequences on the image of those who wear the wrist these imitations, more or less successful. I think it’s more valuable wearer a quartz watch it rather than the replica Rolex Daytona. It ‘a matter of judgment, already enough to reject it, without considering the other implications, such as commercial loss, violations of rights and things like that. What do you think?