Why are some dials called as “California dials”? Nobody knows its answer. Some people think that since these watches were very popular in California during 1930s to 1940s. Some other think that they had close relationship with Kirk Rich, who was a famous dial making and restoration craftsman in California. We may never know the true answers of this question. But we can confirm that these perfect fake watches are so charming.
Panerai Radiomir California
For such a special dial, Panerai has long history. In fact, the first Radiomir of Panerai just featured the California dial. The 47 mm Panerai Radiomir copy watches look very vintage and recognizable.
Nomos Glashütte Club
No matter the self-manufactured movement, Bauhaus aesthetics or the Club models, they all present the typical Monos style. The brown dial knockoff Nomos watch could be considered as the modern California model.