Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars Tourbillon Chronograph

May 27, 2016

The intricate Jules Audemars is a wonderful homage to one of the founders of this very famous and artful watchmaking brand. One of things that fascinate most at this timepiece is its core design which is actually a reminiscence of the traditional values that have continuously alimented the success of this luxury time devices manufacturer.


Besides the technical complexity and the outstanding reliability of its precise mechanism, the Best Fake Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars Tourbillon Chronograph Watch impresses with the level of finish. The case itself is designed as a true work of art that offers flawless aesthetics and supreme comfort. The appearance and the internals of this watch are so complex and outstanding that replicating such a device is almost an impossible task. Nevertheless, many fake watches manufacturers have tried to clone it and the Internet is full of such poorly imitated Audemars Piguet products. Some are better than others while others are very fake looking knockoffs that aren’t worth a dime. Do you want to know how to tell them apart? Then keep reading this article.

Case and Crystal

Any decent quality Audemars Piguet Jules Tourbillon Chronograph replica watch should come with a scratch proofed sapphire crystal above the white elegant matte AP dial. Another distinctive touch of the original Jules Audemars timepiece is that it also has a sapphire crystal transparent back that has a very beautiful spiraled decorative pattern. When you are buying a replica online make sure it has the sapphire crystal both over the dial and on the back part. Furthermore, the authentic AP Jules Tourbillon Chronograph is manufactured from real full solid rose gold. Well, you will never find this on a fake timepiece. Instead, imitation watches are made out of solid stainless steel with triple wrapped gold plating. This type of gold color usually lasts for a couple of years.


The dial of the Audemars Piguet Jules Tourbillon Chronograph watch replica is the most complicated and difficult to complicate part of the original watch. This is the first thing you notice when you look at it and its layout is very sophisticated and complex. The matte white surface is very elegant and simple, but it has a pretty unique touch- in the center part there is a diamonds shaped pattern that offers extra distinction. The hour markers are represented by rose gold roman numerals that shine very nicely and the minutes indexes are numbers from 05 to 60. Getting back to the hour markers, the 12 o’clock one is replaced by the AP logo and beneath it, on two different rows, we see the wording “Tourbillon Chronographe” and “Audemars Piguet”. This beautiful rose gold version of the Jules Audemars watch comes with sleek rose gold hour and minutes hands whereas the seconds hand is black color. Unfortunately, most replicas do not respect all these important particular design details. For instance, the knockoff from the below picture does not have the same dial layout. The rose gold applied Roman numerals are larger and slimmer, there are no minutes indexes, and no central diamond patterned area. Another thing that is missing from the dial is the “Tourbillon Chronographe” marking. Everything about the looks of this dial suggests that it is a cheap knockoff and it honestly couldn’t fool anyone.

Bracelet and Clasp

As far as the bracelet of the Jules Audemars Piguet Tourbillon Chronograph goes, it comes with a artfully crafted brown crocodile strap that has been hand stitched with brown threads. Plus, it features either a 18k rose gold folding clasp or a 950 platinum one. Obviously, a replica won’t have the gold or platinum clasp, but it will be made from full solid stainless steel and the rose gold one will be triple wrapped in 18 k gold. The replica strap looks differently because its threads are white instead of brown. This reduces the elegance of the timepiece.

Buttons and Functionality

The Best Fake Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars Tourbillon Chronograph watch features the following functions: 1 minute tourbillon located at the 6 o’clock position, 30 minutes stop-watch function, 30 minutes sub-dial at 3 o’clock and a 60 seconds sub-dial at 9 o’clock. Unfortunately, the replica watch from our picture is not even close to the original design. The 6 o’clock tourbillon window is in a totally different style than the authentic one, the 3 o’clock counter is for date, the 9 o’clock one for days of the week and above these two small dials there are two other dials that aren’t available on the original watch. The right side upper and lower buttons and the middle winding crown are close to the real one, just that they seem to be a little bit bulky.

So you see, just by following the above comparison you can draw the line and conclude if the Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars Tourbillon Chronograph replica watches is a good purchase. The above review demonstrates that that cloning this timepiece isn’t such a piece of cake and that we should pay attention to all the small details before we submit the order online.

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