Not only was Saint-Exupéry a poet and author, but he was also an aviator and participated in flying reconnaissance missions for the French Air Force until his mysterious disappearance on a mission over occupied France in 1944. Linking the 1:1 replica watches to the legendary author and aviator, the colour of the tobacco brown dial is taken from the flight suits worn by the Saint-Exupéry. With its sunray-brushed finishing, the warm glow of the brown dial looks very handsome indeed in the rose gold case. The vertical layout of the counters gives the watch a pleasing symmetry with a recessed and snailed 60-minute totaliser at noon and small seconds at 6 o’clock.
The 5N rose gold case, with brushed flanks and a touch of polish on the bezel, crown and caseback, shares the same specifications as the “Le Petit Prince” edition with a diameter of 46.2mm and a height of 14.6mm. The large conical fluted crown houses the pusher for rolex replica the chronograph that can be started, stopped and reset to zero. User-friendly and practical, the stopwatch function displays elapsed times of up to one hour (60-min) on the sub-dial at noon. The large rose gold-plated Arabic numerals are applied to the dial and treated with luminescent material along with the triangle and two dots at noon and the hour markers at 3, 6 and 9 o’clock. Divided into five-second intervals, the white peripheral track stands out vividly against the brown dial. The propeller-style hands, with thin tips, are plated in rose gold and filled with lume, like the shorter hands on the two sub-dials. Finally, there is a rectangular date window at 3 o’clock with a white background to match the markings on the dial and black numerals.
The brown calfskin strap with white stitching and rivets (width 20mm) underscores the pilot theme perfectly. The advantage of a leather strap over a bracelet is that you can admire the movement of AAA replica watches.