Last year we saw Laurent Ferrier Mens Replica release their first steel offering, the Galet Square and it didn’t disappoint! For an independent replica watch manufacturer that only previously worked in precious metals, it was a bold move. It was not only the case material that had changed. It was a move away from the classic round Galet shaped case and towards something larger: the Galet Square cushion case. That being said, one functional feature we had not seen the brand implement is Superluminova on the dial. Until now, with the new Replica Laurent Ferrier Galet Square Boreal.
This year , the Replica Laurent Ferrier Galet Square Boreal is the result of a slow evolution from Replica Laurent Ferrier. The Square replica watch has a cushion style case and 41 x 41 mm in size. The Galet Square Boreal is true to its Art Deco roots but with a twist. The dial features the drop-shaped hour-markers we have become accustomed from Replica Laurent Ferrier but this time has varied tones and textures with raised Superluminova on the chapter ring. The Superluminova is also applied to the “assegai-shaped” hours and minutes hands.
The Boreal has a so-called “sector-type” dial typical of the late 1930s attractively combines a vintage touch with a modern appearance. The dial is vertically satin-brushed and features a snailed small seconds sundial.
There is a ball or onion shaped crown and the back of the case is snap-on which allows the replica watchmaker to access the movement more easily. The accentuated slate-grey transfer around the periphery frames the cushion case nicely. Looking inside the case, the movement is a self-winding FBN 229.01 calibre, automatic winding with pawl-fitted micro-rotor, 72- hour power reserve and micro-rotor winding system fixed between the main plate and the micro-rotor bridge. The silent block shock protection system for the micro-rotor equipped with a unidirectional pawl-fitted micro-rotor and offering a three-day power reserve.
This is the first exclusive in-house movement developed, assembled and adjusted in the Replica Laurent Ferrier workshops. It is fitted with a silicon escapement featuring a double direct impulse on the balance.When you peer in through the sapphire crystal caseback you see the Cotes de Geneve motif on the bridges and the circular graining on the mainplate, the wheel spokes are bevelled, the screw heads are chamfered and polished and the interior angles are hand-crafted.