Breitling Navitimer Rattrapante Gold Case Rubber Strap Replica Watches

Baselworld 2017 sees the introduction of a new member of the famed Breitling Navitimer  collection with a new movement and the addition of a split-second chronograph (rattrapante) complication. Containing the new in-house-made Caliber B03 automatic split-second chronograph movement Breitling replica watches, the Breitling Navitimer Rattrapante adds an uncommon complication to the Breitling Navitimer, and a complication that I don’t think I’ve previously seen from the brand.

Split-second chronographs are coveted not so much for their functionality (although I do admit they are fun to play with) but rather because they are tricky to assemble. It was actually not until Richard Habring developed a special “low-cost” split-second chronograph module for the 7750 for IWC (where he worked at the time) that I believe the rattrapante mechanism was available for the (comparable) masses. Breitling’s B03 more than likely takes a different approach to assembling a split-second chronograph system, but is certainly more accessible in price than, say… one from Patek Philippe.

Navitimer Rattrapante

Split-second chronographs are coveted not so much for their functionality (although I do admit they are fun to play with) but rather because they are tricky to assemble. It was actually not until Richard Habring developed a special “low-cost” split-second chronograph module for the 7750 for IWC (where he worked at the time) that I believe the rattrapante mechanism was available for the (comparable) masses. Breitling’s B03 more than likely takes a different approach to assembling a split-second chronograph system, but is certainly more accessible in price than, say… one from Patek Philippe.

The Breitling Caliber B03 automatic chronograph movement is COSC Chronometer-certified and operates at 4Hz (28,800bph) with a power reserve of 70 hours. The movement features the time, date, and 12-hour chronograph with split-second “rattrapante” functionality. Otherwise, this is very much your traditional Navitimer dial, only in brown. The design comes complete with a slew of markers and indicators, including the famed rotating slide-rule bezel for making various mathematical calculations only people in extreme emergencies (or with extreme analog calculator fetishes) will rely upon.

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To launch the caliber B03, Breitling chose the 45mm-wide Navitimer copy watches with the brown dial in two case materials: steel, and 18ct red gold as a limited edition. The brown dials (Breitling actually calls them “Panamanian Bronze”) are matched to padded brown crocodile straps. Though Breitling will also offer the Navitimer Rattrapante on a leather or rubber strap.

Red Gold Breitling Chronoliner B04 Blue Case Limited Edition Replica Watches

Breitling replica watches are known for large case sizes, all watches being COSC-certified, and recently poaching Georges Kern from Richemont. Their recently announced limited-edition version of the Breitling Chronoliner B04 watch with a red gold case fits right in with the blingier, showier side of Breitling. With chronograph and GMT complications, the B04 is touted by Breitling as the “flight captain’s chronograph.”

As a note, given development and production timelines, this watch is very likely to have been kick-started much before Georges Kern’s tenure at the helm began. So I don’t think it would be fair to draw any comparisons or conclusions (good or bad), about Breitling’s future direction based on this one watch.

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The Breitling Chronoliner B04 limited edition fake watches were first launched with a steel case earlier this year and is a successor to the vintage 765 AVI and 765 Co-Pilot. As a “flight-captain’s chronograph,” the Chronoliner B04 – like its predecessors – is intended to be a tool watch first and foremost, and this is one reason many Breitling watches tend to be large.

The Chronoliner B04 was first launched with a steel case earlier this year and is a successor to the vintage 765 AVI and 765 Co-Pilot. As a “flight-captain’s chronograph,” the Chronoliner B04 – like its predecessors – is intended to be a tool watch first and foremost, and this is one reason many Breitling watches tend to be large.

The watch has a screw-down caseback, which I believe is individually numbered and while the crown is not screw-down, it is double-gasketed and the chronograph pushers are simple and mushroom-shaped. The watch is rated at 100m of water resistance – no surprises given that it is meant to be a tool watch.

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The dial layout, remains the same from the steel Breitling Chronoliner B04 copy watches, but the hands and applied logo are now in red gold. The watch has a three-register chronograph layout, complete with the loathsome date indicator at 4:30. Thanks to the large case size, Breitling has been able to print the 24-hour indicator for the GMT complication on the dial itself and not on the rehaut like we sometimes see in sub-40mm watches. This helps significantly with legibility. As much as I hate 4:30 date windows, I can sympathize with the lack of options given how many functions you have to display and the need for form to follow function and not the other way around.

Breitling Colt Skyracer Series Rubber Strap Black Dial Replica Watches

Can a $2,000 plastic Breitling replica watches with a quartz movement ever be a Value Proposition? The answer seems obvious, until you consider the Breitling Colt Skyracer. Yes, there’s plastic; yes, it’s quartz, yet it turns these apparent drawbacks into assets, starting with the amazing lightness of the case material. This is what strikes you at first: the substantial 45mm case weighs only 34 grams, easily half of what you would expect. And the Chronomètre mention on the dial tells you another part of the story; the quartz caliber is a pretty special one.

Breitlight is the cryptic name of the case material; not much can be found about it, but Breitling emphasizes that it is almost six times lighter than steel and three times lighter than titanium. Needless to say, you can tell immediately on the wrist: this Colt Skyracer is the lightest “big watch” I ever tried on (save for a Richard Mille “Baby Nadal” RM-035 with which I irrevocably fell in love, but this is a tale for another time). Including the rubber bracelet, the watch barely reaches 50 grams, the type of weight I would expect from a small ultra-thin dress watch . All in, the Colt Skyracer weighs 54.6 grams, versus 49g for the Richard Mille RM-035 for instance.

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Breitling fake lunimous watches trademarked the Breitlight name back in October 2015, and initially introduced it the following year on a 50mm Avenger Hurricane, with a price tag fourfold over this Skyracer. A smaller Avenger Hurricane was then unveiled, its diameter reduced to “only” 45mm (yes, modern Breitlings do tend to be on the bigger side). This is the very first time that this advanced material has trickled down to Breitling’s entry-level family, the Colt.

Describing it as a molded plastic polymer would be technically accurate, but slightly underwhelming since the term plastic is a pretty generic one. In a more tech-savvy parlance, it is an isotropic thermoplastic composite with (very likely) short carbon fibers as reinforcement to the matrix. Besides its impressive lightness, it’s also antimagnetic and hypoallergenic. On the Skyracer, it has a matte finishing; interestingly, Breitling did not apply for a patent, just a trademark, so one can assume that the formula or the composite itself was supplied by an external party who still holds the IP.

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Looking at its quartz movement copy Breitling does not grant any respite from the geeky side of things; however, it is a big part of the pleasure of reviewing this watch. Like any new Breitling since 1999, the Colt Skyracer is indeed chronometer certified by the COSC, which put in place different norms for quartz calibers than it does for mechanical watches: namely +/- 0.07 seconds per day for quartz. For run of the mill modern quartz movements, you should expect at worst a 15 second variation per month, or what a mechanical chronometer-certified caliber is allowed to achieve in less than a week. You immediately realize the immense accuracy gap between any quartz movement (save it for the chronometer-certified ones) over traditional mechanical movements.

Breitling Super Avenger 01 Boutique Edition Red Second Hand Replica Watches

Breitling replica watches as a brand is perhaps best known for their big, masculine chronographs in aviation and diving styles, and no watch exemplifies manliness quite like the Super Avenger. At 48mm, this is one of Breitling’s larger timepieces, eclipsed only by the Emergency. Limited editions of the Super Avenger have been made previously, such as the military 24-hour version. However, this is the first time this watch has received the boutique edition treatment and the addition of the brand’s first in-house manufacture chronograph caliber, the Breitling 01. The result is the aptly named Breitling Super Avenger 01 Boutique Edition.

The dial of the new Breitling Super Avenger 01 Boutique Edition is in the brand’s signature “Volcano Black” with contrasting red highlights on the 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock, the “Edition Limitee” text above the 12-hour counter at 6 o’clock, and the highly visible central second hand. Running seconds can be found at 9 o’clock, and a date indicator has been wedged in at 4:30. The hour and minute hands are large and lumed, as are the hour indices and inverted triangle design at 12 o’clock, which should provide good legibility at night and while diving.

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The copy Breitling Super Avenger 01 Boutique Edition is fitted with a ratcheted uni-directional rotating diver’s bezel with a luminous pip at 12 o’clock and engraved 5-minute indicators to track elapsed time. The crown is screw-locked and designed for easy gripping with a grooved pattern, and the chronograph pushers are set into crenellated fittings evocative of the walls of a castle. Crown guards ensure that the crown is protected in the event of knocks or impacts to the side of the case.

Within the Breitling Super Avenger 01 Boutique Edition beats the manufacture Breitling 01 caliber, a first for the Avenger collection of watches. This is a COSC Chronometer-certified self-winding mechanical movement featuring a column wheel chronograph with vertical clutch. It oscillates at the very modern frequency of 28,800vph, or 4Hz, which enables chronograph accuracy to within 1/4th of a second. The movement features 47 jewels and offers a power reserve of 70 hours, as well as an instant date change mechanism.

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The Breitling Super Avenger 01 Boutique Edition features a solid caseback with a vintage-looking pin-up logo and “Special delivery” inscription in red. The watch is water-resistant to 300m, or 1,000ft, and is fitted with Breitling’s signature Professional bracelet. Although this Boutique Edition hasn’t changed anything too drastically from the design of the original Super Avenger, it represents a cost effective way to obtain a manufacture Breitling chronograph in an ultra-masculine case with some added exclusivity. This is a 100-piece special limited edition Breitling fake watches available exclusively from Breitling boutiques, and is priced at $7,800.

Low Price Breitling Super Avenger 01 Boutique Edition Red Second Hand Replica Watches

Breitling Super Avenger 01 is the first watch released by the brand after the major change from July. We were the first to confirm, directly from Mr George Kern, that he was taking the position of CEO for Breitling. The move was and still is viewed with good eyes by the brand’s enthusiasts and market specialists. The first result we see is the release of the Super Avenger 01 Boutique Edition, a limited edition dedicated to the brand’s boutiques. We make today a short introduction of the Super Avenger 01, based on the press release.

Breitling Super Avenger 01 Boutique Edition

Breitling have had a good year. At Baselworld we saw the mighty Breitling Navitimer Rattrapante and then we reviewed the impressive and affordable Breitling Colt Skyracer. Both watches present excellent specifications and come with a good value for the money.

Super Avenger 01 Boutique Edition is a good-looking chronograph promising the same good ratio of price and quality. The polished Breitling case in steel has a relatively big diameter of 48mm and a water resistance of 300m. The Super Avenger 01 has the aesthetics of a serious diving watch. The brushed bezel has the markings and numerals engraved and a large luminescent dot as the 60  minutes index. As a typical diver, the bezel is a unidirectional ratcheted system. The sturdy design is doubled by screwed-down push-piece guards and solid screw-locked crown with non-slip grip. The pushers and the crown have a nice design that contributes to the watch’s though look. The case’s appearance gives a solid feeling, inspiring trust for any kind of activities. The Super Avenger 01 has the case-back engraved with nice vintage-styled pin-up art and features a red inscription with “Special Delivery”. The watch is available with several choices for straps: steel bracelet, high-resistance military textile fibre, rubber or leather.

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The dial is a standard chronograph layout with central time, small seconds at 9 o’clock, 30 minutes totalizer at 3 o’clock, 12 hours totalizer at 6 o’clock and a well-contoured date window at 4:30 o’clock. The black dial is adorned with large luminescent hour-markers and hands. The dial is decorated with “Edition limitée” inscription in red. The dial legibility promises to be excellent in any light condition.

Breitling Super Avenger 01 replica watches are powered by the in-house Caliber 01. Released in 2009, the movement was a result of Breitling’s investment in the development of a new chronograph in 2004, when they feared that the supply of ETA Ebauche movements would disappear. The B01 stands out with a column wheel construction and a vertical clutch. The 4Hz chronograph has COSC certification and an impressive 70 hours power reserve from a single barrel. The movement is nicely decorated with Côtes de Genève, perlage (circular graining), diamond polished bevels and snailing for the ratcheting wheels. Unfortunately, the view of the movement is reserved only to the watchmakers, since the case has a solid case-back.

Let’s Review Three Big Brands Smart Watches Now In the World

While many people change their outfits for the weekend, putting their Brioni and John Lobb’s in the closet in favor of some casual Ralph Lauren and Todd’s, so do many also change their watch. It is part of that ritual to get ready for the weekend, but which watches are they switching to?

In general, do weekend watches support a more active lifestyle. Even when you spend most of the weekend sitting by the pool, the watch you are wearing can most likely also handling getting into the pool. While the weekend is a time to disconnect from work and email, and a time to reconnect with family and friends, that doesn’t mean that smart watches are completely ruled out.

Breitling Bentley Supersports B55

Paying tribute to one of the fastest Bentley Continental’s, the Breitling Supersports B55 replica watches are one of the analog watches with two digital displays that we already know from the Emergency, B1, and Aerospace. There is, however, one difference, and that is that it is fitted with proprietary Connected technology. Why do you want that on the weekend? Becuase it is specially tailored to drivers, making it the perfect watch to visiting a track day with you Bentley.

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TAG-Heuer Connected Modular 45

Another seemingly surprising entry might be TAG-Heuer’s latest Connected watch. While this raises the same questions as the Breitling, the TAG-Heuer comes with a different answer. While the smart watch module comes with a variety of functions that are handy when running or participating in any other sports, it is the water resistance that makes it a great all-rounder for the weekend. And when you really want to get off the grid, you can always replace the smart watch module for one of the modules featuring a mechanical movement.

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Rolex Sea-Dweller

Rolex is another popular watch to have on the wrist while spending the weekend. While some continue to wear their DateJusts and Day-Dates, others jump over to the professional line and opt for a Submariner or Sea-Dweller. This is of course mainly thanks to Rolex undisputable reputation to build robust watches that are not afraid of water, which makes them a preference even by people who only leave their yacht by tender.

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What Differences Between Replica Breitling Superocean Heritage Generation I And II?

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A funny thing happened while I was in the midst of the drawn out process of reviewing Breitling’s “original” (modern) Superocean Heritage watch – Breitling decided to release a brand new model with the Breitling Superocean Heritage II that debuted at Baselworld 2017. The Breitling Superocean Heritage II is actually a few different models comprised of various styles of the 42mm-wide three-hand model, the 46mm-wide three-hand model, and the 46mm-wide chronograph. This article is meant to compare and contrast the first generation Breitling Superocean Heritage I with the replacement “next generation” Superocean Heritage II. An interesting change about the watch – which I will discuss more below – is that for the three-hand models Breitling is now using Tudor movements – imagine that.

A lots changes

Changes to the Breitling Superocean Heritage II replica watches over the I are subtle but important. What Breitling really did is address the “aging” of the Superocean Heritage, which was about materials and parts over design. The Superocean Heritage was and continues to be a solid money-maker for Breitling, being one of its most popular and attractive models. The Superocean name is derived from a historic diving watch of the same name released about 70 years ago by Breitling, whose look was “revived” in the Superocean Heritage. As a “vintage-inspired” diving watch, the Superocean Heritage lived alongside more “modern” (in design) diving watches from Breitling such as the (non “Heritage”) Superocean. Since we have photos of both the Generation I and Generation II in this review, the fastest way to identify them is by looking at the hour and minute hand. If the hour hand is bisected and the minute hand sports a more dramatic tapering, it’s the Generation II.

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While it is increasingly common for luxury fake watches brands to follow “The Rolex Way” of updating existing models over and over again as time goes on, the practice is more rare than you might be led to believe. Though, in recent years brands have seen value in sticking to “pillar” products and continually refining them over time in order to make them appealing to new customers as well as to encourage existing customers to upgrade. That is really only something you can do with a good core design. Breitling has more or less followed this strategy, but in a very different way, While they certainly have their share of pillar models, there are instances when new generation versions of existing names aren’t necessarily improved previous versions. Sometimes they are merely “different,” without a clear reason why.

New version

The 2017 Superocean Heritage II is much more clear in its purpose – and that is not to re-imagine the look of the Superocean Heritage collection, but rather to make it more modern. Some of the design decisions might be controversial, but for the most part, the Superocean Heritage II is everything we loved about the Superocean Heritage I, with some more modern materials and in the case of the three-hand version, a new movement.

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Breitling Superocean Heritage Chronoworks New Machinal Movement Replica Watches

The Breitling Superocean Heritage Chronoworks replica watches cost about $40,000. If you haven’t already noticed, pricing doesn’t always seem to make sense in the watch world. There are times when otherwise interesting watches are marred by having retail prices which simply confound the consumer’s sense of reason. Sometimes those prices are actually too high, and other times the prices are fair but the consumer doesn’t understand or appreciate the reason for the high cost. In either event, pricing practices often don’t meld with consumer expectations or perceived values. It is perhaps the biggest “issue” the luxury industry faces, given the highly active watch lover community, and the conversations contained therein, that seek to validate or veto many decisions the watch industry makes.

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New homemade machinal movements

At Baselworld 2016, Breitling fake watches shared with us this new “Chronoworks” version of the Superocean Heritage. “Chronoworks” is a term I haven’t heard before from Breitling, and it sounds like their version of a tuning shop where they tweak movements for better performance. In this case, the Breitling Chronoworks team began with their already in-house-made Breilting caliber B01 automatic chronograph. Breitling points to “five innovations” in the movement which, after the “optimization” from their “performance lab” (Chronoworks), is now called the caliber BC01.

What are the innovations? The question isn’t really “what,” but rather “if” these add up to the price Breitling is asking. The innovations in the movement added by the Chronoworks performance lab are a ceramic baseplate and gear-train bridges (versus metal), silicon wheels, a silicon escapement, a variable-inertia balance wheel, and elastic toothing. That all sounds cool, but what does it actually cost and what are the performance gains?

What these use for?

All of these features essentially act to do a few things. First is to reduce the propensity for parts to wear out, to reduce friction, to remove the effects of magnetism, to increase accuracy, and to decrease service times. Breitling doesn’t per se mention all this, but I can tell you what the point of all these parts is. Interestingly enough, all of this is a source of great controversy in the traditional watch industry. It has to do with the fact that metal parts are being replaced by non-metal parts. If the movements are still mechanical then why all the fuss?

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Some watchmakers are concerned that unlike metal parts which can be reproduced relatively easily, things like ceramic or silicon parts will not be easy to replicate in the future when the movements need to be repaired or serviced. That is technically true, but it is only based on today’s available technology. We simply don’t know if in the near future the technology will exist to rapidly produce parts in silicon or ceramic. However, I do agree that the availability of parts in the future is an issue when it comes to non-metallic movement parts.

Breitling Superocean 44 Special Sea Colour Replica Watches For Sale

New Superocean Series

The Breitling Superocean 44 Special replica watches made its debut just over a year ago to relatively little fanfare, which is somewhat of a shame, as it remains one of the brand’s more cohesive, pure dive watches to come around in a few release cycles. But despite largely appearing as though a footnote in Breitling’s 2016 releases, the 44 Special apparently did well enough to justify two more editions. Previously available exclusively in Breitling’s stealthy Blacksteel PVD finish, these new models have a matte stainless steel case with black or blue dial options.

Diving slightly (ok, five times) deeper than Breitling’s entry-level automatic Colt sport watches, the 1000m-rated Superocean II watches deliver the full suite of modern features that many luxury tool watch fans crave (insane depth ratings, a knurled unidirectional bezel, blinding luminosity, and even a helium release valve), while dialing back the ultra-macho, military-inspired aesthetic that defines the Avenger range of aviation watches.

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While Breitling still insists on calling the Superocean II an “ocean pilot,” the Breitling Superocean 44 Special is anything but. In addition to checking off the aforementioned requisite features for a diver of this ilk, the Special differentiates itself from the standard Superocean II by going with a matte steel case finish, a more minimalist dial with square applied indices instead of the busy Arabic numerals, and a solid, ceramic bezel characterized by its singularly smooth surface and extremely sharp, grippy serrations.

The New Bezel

Said ceramic bezel isn’t new technology for Breitling, as we’ve already seen the black variant on the first Blacksteel 44 Special, and a similar version of the deep, matte blue introduced on this Boutique-Edition Chronoliner. Generally speaking, the singular color of the bezel looks great here, but it remains to be seen whether or not a ceramic bezel (usually the first errant contact point for a dive watch against a boat gunwale, dive ladder, or door frame) will stand up to the frequent impacts that characterize the life of a well-worn tool watch.

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Good Looking

Traditional diving Breitling fake watches bezels shrug off these bumps and dings by utilizing a solid metal bezel with a replaceable insert containing the numbered demarcations glued in. So while this might be an aesthetic design choice rather than a functional one, we’ll be the first to admit both ceramic color options are the perfect fit to contrast the steely aesthetic on the new 44 Special, and one that we’re looking forward to seeing on the wrist.

Breitling Transocean Chronograph 1915 Series Cheap Fake Watches For Sale

As I mentioned in my recent review of the Breitling Transocean 38 watches fake, Breitling was not really a brand that I found myself drawn to, as they felt overly-complicated for my own daily use and preferences. The Breitling Transocean collection, however, shows a slice of their lineup that takes things in a different (and dare I say, cleaner) direction. It is in this collection that we find an homage to the first chronograph with an independent pushpiece, in the form of the Breitling Transocean Chronograph 1915.

I have to say, I was surprised by how much I liked this watch. I mean, yes, there was a lot to like with it’s relatively clean dial, and plenty of vintage cues, including a domed (and raised) sapphire crystal which gives the sense of the high-rise acrylic crystals of the past. It is also a chronograph, however, which is a complication that I, frankly, have not found a lot of utility for in my life. As such, the design seemed to not sit well with me. While the Breitling Transocean Chronograph 1915 is not making me rethink that stance, it is one that I was happy to spend time with.

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First and foremost, I think it is due to the monopusher design, which is right up at the 2 o’clock position. So, not only have we dropped one of the pushers that would normally flank the crown, we also have a different shape, curving gracefully up from the side of the case. Actually, if you look below the crown, you can see the horn shape actually starts there, with the line continuing through the crown. Yes, it is a little odd to see something jutting out from the case like the pusher does, but I appreciate the design they created here. Also of note? The pusher is nicely rounded off, so I did not experience any issues with it getting caught on a shirt cuff, or even feeling like it dug into my wrist.

Secondly, the almost monotone vintage-inspired dial helps the sub-registers blend in quite nicely. Overall, I would call the tone a champagne color (not overly yellowed, thankfully) with a lume hue on the numerals and in the hands that gives that aged feel. I will not pretend that the subdials disappear, which they don’t. You have them set slightly lower than the main surface of the dial, so there is a crisp delineation around the subseconds (at 9 o’clock) and chrono minutes (at 3 o’clock), along with them having a slightly darker shade. It still worked to make it so it was not screaming that it’s a chronograph at you, and that is something I liked.

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On the beautiful dial Breitling replica watches, the one miss I felt was included (surprising, given how well thought-out the other elements were) is the date display, and this, I felt, had two things working against it. First, we have it cutting off the 6, while no other numeral has that offense committed. Not that more of that would make it better, but it just really stands out. Second, we have it in a very rectangular form, when the rest of the dial and its elements are rounded and/or circular. It just makes those straight edges and right angles stand out. While a circular cut out would be the simple fix for this, I am not sure how it would look on the dial, so perhaps deleting the date (as much as it pains me to say, as it is a useful complication) would be the better route to go.