Basel 2012 – New U-Boat U42 Limited Models Replica Watch Review

Ongoing our Baselworld 2012 coverage of latest products out of your brands, we present the newest Replica U-Boat U-42 limited models which develops typically the most popular line.


To begin with the might be the U-42 GMT, a 53mm  replica watch getting a titanium situation. It uses the styling particulars in the existing U-42 automatic but adds a round-the-clock secondary time zone hands, and GMT hour markers towards the rotating lockable bezel. The signature folding crown and bezel acquiring mechanism in the U-42 and U-1942 are maintained; nevertheless the situation features a dressier blown finish to differentiate it (existing models take advantage of the matte-finish titanium for just about any more industrial look). Of course actions will probably be modified Swiss ETA automatic calibres. The GMT will probably be limited to 300 good examples worldwide.


The second addition for the U-42 line is the oddly named “B and B”. The Bronze and Black can be a 53mm U-42 with solid bronze hardware to contrast while using black PVD finished titanium situation. After a while you could expect the bronze to develop a dark patina that will supply the visit a nicely worn appearance, like the Classico and Flightdeck 925 silver models. Like the GMT the B and B will probably be limited to 300 good examples.

U-Boat Produces Bespoke Classico with Black Diamonds Replica Watch Review

U-Boat presented a black gemstone at Basel world 2012 probably the most costly and splendid watch within the brand’s collection.


‘The Black Swan’ is really a bespoke form of the Classico Gold, produced from the brief provided by a personal customer. It’s worth around £80,000, and it was happily displayed in Basel to illustrate U-Boat’s fine Italian handiwork.

The U-Boat Replica Black Swan includes a 45mm situation, produced from 18 carat gold and completely covered in 11 carat diamonds. The diamonds differ in dimensions, with a few set backwards to provide a spiked look.


An array of whitened diamonds are utilized beside the situation to show the U-Boat title, and also the 18 carat gold buckle also features black diamonds in the side. The timepiece includes around 800 diamonds as a whole, each individually set manually.

The Black Swan has automatic mechanical movement, personalized to U-Boat specifications, and the rear of the timepiece is eighteen carat gold sealed with eight exterior screws.


The dial is made of two superimposed layers, in black and 18 carat gold, paid by scratch proof azure very. The timepiece has a hand crafted, hands finished black alligator leather strap.