Rolex Yacht-Master 42 226659 Replica Watch
Rolex launches at least one high-end watch a year, albeit with a very low profile. I edited this article a bit because I used the term “f-you watch” without properly explaining it to the audience. The term is often used by certain watch collectors and is not an insult to anyone who makes or wears a watch. It’s an interesting way to explain how a person’s state of mind works when they choose a high-end product.
Overall, the f-you watch has a very special value for wealthy watch enthusiasts. F-you watches are always expensive, but they don’t look as expensive as they do. This is not to say that the replica watches look cheap. On the contrary, they are cheap to design from a distance.
Other people who know watches will find an F-You watch as not an ordinary watch, but as a top-luxury fake watch. That will make many of the people who view and recognize the F-You watch frustrated or even angry. Why? Because F-You watches are a really aggressive message to other people who also openly wear more expensive products.
In that respect, F-You watches are a unique flavor of conspicuous consumption, though merely for a niche audience of other people rich in nuanced watch knowledge. For those who recognize the F-You watch, the message is that you conspicuously spent money on a humble-looking product… and perhaps that you are somewhat proud of that fact. This great replica Rolex, when it wishes to, makes very effective F-You watches. Let’s look at their latest one for 2019 as Rolex has an amazing modern history in producing select products that send very particular messages to other watch lovers.
Rolex almost always introduces new cases and movements in high-end watches first, in order to trickle them into the market and test them out. It is very possible that Rolex will eventually produce a steel version of the Yacht-Master 42 case somewhere down the road. That really all depends on the success of the model.
Mind you that Rolex quality is enviously impeccable. The Oysterflex strap is no slouch and is among the most comfortable and well-made sport watch straps available anywhere. What people say is that once you start wearing it, the comfort can be so convenient it is difficult to go back to anything else. Perhaps the most important thing to say about the Oysterflex bracelet is that, on the Yacht-Master 42, Rolex finally added its Glide-Lock micro-adjustment system to the deployment clasp. Therefore, this is really good news for those who have been wearing that.
Visually speaking, this silver and black watch could easily be mistaken for a fake Submariner at a glance — save for the different bezel and case shape. The Yacht-Master continues to be Rolex’s only sport watch with a swoopy case shape. The bezel also has markers in relief, but the insert is also black ceramic. Inside the replica Rolex Yacht-Master, 42 is Rolex’s newer-generation workhorse movement, the caliber 3235. Accurate to about 2 seconds or better a day, this 4Hz frequency movement offers 70 hours of power reserve.