Etching is the process of using strong acid or mordant to cut into the unprotected parts of a metal surface to create a design in intaglio in the metal (the original process—in modern manufacturing other chemicals may be used on other types of material). As an intaglio method of printmaking, it is, along with engraving, the most important technique for old master prints, and remains widely used today.

Now replica watches has decided to upgrade the iconic Submariner no-date ref. 14060 to the new ref. Fake rolex, it's time to look back at one of its ancestors. This is a vintage Submariner ref. 5513 with a gilt dial from 1964. The Submariner 5512 (chronometer certified) and 5513 were the first Submariner models with crown-guards, changing the oyster case forever. These were also the last Submariner models with the gilt printed dials.

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