From square to rectangular to round and bell-shaped, perfect replica Cartier UK is known for its innovative watch shapes. But one of its rarest is none other than the Pebble, which features a diamond-shaped dial set against a rounded case.
The luxury fake Cartier Pebble, or “Baseball” as it is sometimes called in the US, was created by the watchmaker’s London-based workshop in the early 1970s. The workshop worked quite independently from the Parisian jeweller and was known for creating some of Swiss made replica Cartier’s most daring designs, ranging from the Crash to the Asymetrique.
The best 1:1 replica Cartier Pebble first hit the market in 1972. Only six examples are known to have been produced – five in yellow gold with cream dials, and one in white gold with a black dial. Its rarity naturally fuelled desirability.
Fast forward to modern day, when the timepiece caught the attention of collectors. In 2021, a cheap fake Cartier Pebble sold at a Phillips auction for US$450,000 (S$637,905). A second Pebble made its appearance at a Bonhams auction that same year, going under the hammer for US$254,846.
In October, aaa quality replica Cartier announced that it is reissuing the Pebble in celebration of the model’s 50th anniversary. The modern interpretation looks almost similar to the original. It features a 36mm 18-carat yellow gold case, eggshell-coloured dial, Roman numerals and blued sword-shaped hands, paired with a classic light brown leather strap.
What’s different is the modern Pebble now houses one of high quality replica Cartier’s flattest hand-wound movements – the Manufacture 430 MC movement. Swiss movement fake Cartier’s “secret signature” features at seven o’clock, along with the house’s modern logo at 12 o’clock.
Getting your hands on one, however, won’t be an easy task. The release is limited to only 150 individually numbered pieces. In Singapore, it is priced at S$63, 500.
Top super clone Cartier UK has been reissuing some of its historic designs of late. Previous reissued watches include the 100th anniversary edition of the Tank Cintree and the Pasha Calendrier Complet, both of which were launched last year.