Iwc Launches Pilot Watch With Lacquered Dial

Schaffhausen, January 15, 2018-Schaffhausen IWC launches three limited-edition pilots in the special edition series of the 150th anniversary of the brand at the SIHH in Geneva Watch. The 150th Anniversary Special Edition of the Large Pilot’s Calendar brings the calendar to the commemorative edition. The 150th Anniversary Special Edition of the Grand Pilot’s Date is the first model in the series with a large date display.

 
 At the anniversary celebration, three new members of the IWC pilot series were added. All styles are designed in the same way as the Anniversary Special Edition collection. The superb lacquered white or blue dial is impressive.

 The ‘150th Anniversary’ Special Edition of the Large Pilot’s Calendar (Model: IW502708) is the only watch with an annual calendar in the special edition series. Limited to 100 pieces:

– Stainless steel case, blue dial, lacquered finish, rhodium-plated hands (type: IW502708)

 The annual calendar displays the month, date, and week in an American layout in three separate windows on the dial. It only needs to be adjusted once a year at the end of February. The IWC 52850 self-made movement is equipped with a Pellaton winding system with zero-wear ceramic parts and has a 7-day power reserve function with a dual barrel. Through the sapphire glass case back, the exquisite structure of the movement is clearly visible.

 The ‘150th Anniversary’ Special Edition of the Large Pilot Large Date Watch (Model: 5105) is the first large pilot watch with a large digital date display under the arrow indicator at the 12 o’clock position. Two models each limited to 100 pieces:

– Stainless steel case, blue dial, lacquered finish, rhodium-plated hands (type: IW510503)
– Stainless steel case, white dial, lacquered finish, blue hands (model: IW510504)

 In order to create IWC-manufactured caliber 59235, the watch designer added a large digital date display to the caliber 59210, which was manually wound on the 8th, to expand its functionality. The date is displayed by a double date ring with one disc with ten digits and the other disc with single digits. In order for the dial to retain the simplicity and clarity of the pilot’s wristwatch, the power reserve display must be placed on the bottom of the watch. The soft iron inner shell is equipped with a round window to ensure that the antimagnetic protection function is not affected.

 The Pilot’s Chronograph ‘150 Years’ Special Edition (Model: IW377725) is inspired by the popular pilot’s chronograph watch and has been reinterpreted in the Anniversary Special Edition series, limited to 1,000 pieces.

– Stainless steel case, white dial, lacquered finish, blue hands (type: IW377725)

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The Lange ‘pour Le Mérite’ Watch Exhibition Highlights Top Watchmaking Craftsmanship

In order to commemorate the new RICHARD LANGE TOURBILLON ‘Pour le Mérite’ watch, the exhibition was held at the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund. The brand proudly introduces a special edition of 15 RICHARD LANGE TOURBILLON ‘Pour le Mérite’ HANDWERKSKUNST with a limited edition of 15 pieces, bringing endless surprises to watch fans and collectors in China.
King Prussian Frederick William IV established the ‘Pour le Mérite’ title in 1842. Today, this honor is still used to praise the outstanding work of great scientists and artists. The Lange intricate watch with unparalleled craftsmanship, mechanical innovation and artistic value is worthy of this high honor. The main feature of the Lange ‘Pour le Mérite’ watch is its sesame chain transmission system, which ensures that the movement is always driven by constant power regardless of winding and power reserve. The system also includes a planetary gear transmission, which can continuously and stably transmit power to the traveling gear train even when winding up. The sesame chain drive system was first seen in Lange’s rare pocket watches and marine chronographs in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Its history can be traced back to a painting by Leonardo da Vinci in the early 16th century .
As the focal point of the exhibition, the creation of the RICHARD LANGE TOURBILLON “Pour le Mérite” watch was inspired by pocket watches made by Saxony watchmaker Johann Heinrich Seyffert (1751-1817) On the dial of the original pocket watch, three intersecting circles are used to display the time. The movement is also equipped with a sesame chain drive system. All the above impressive features are reproduced in the RICHARD LANGE TOURBILLON ‘Pour le Mérite’. Just like its exquisite appearance, the innovative dial switch design, in addition to showing its tourbillon frame through a small circular window, can also extend the hour dial to cover the small window when the hour hand moves into the small window range, When clearly displayed.

Tissot Launches T10 Series T10t073.310.11.116.00 Model Watch

Shuttle released T10 series T10T073.310.11.116.00 watch, paying tribute to the early 1999 T-Collection containing the same number. This T-10 watch inherits the essence of the T series released in 1999. The T-shaped case, with its smooth, minimalist lines, fits perfectly to the wrist.

The beauty of the Tissot watch is entirely in its detailed design. Through the smooth and smooth line design, the T-10 watch fits naturally with the user’s wrist, fully embodying its elegance and touch of the times. The ‘Clous de Paris studs’ pattern is applied to the center of the dial and the hour markers, reflecting the romantic temperament of Huadu Paris. It has a unique modern feel and adds a playful touch to the watch. With the Arabic characters surrounded by dotted moments, they are fused together, giving it an irresistible charm. For those looking for extra finesse, the best accessories are available, with a white dial style set with diamonds.

T10T073.310.11.116.00 watch uses quartz movement F03.111, sapphire crystal, white mother-of-pearl dial (diamond and Arabic scale), stainless steel case, strap, watch size 25.4×31.2mm, thickness 7.35mm , Net weight is 104g, Water resistance is 30 meters.

Niels Eggerding Becomes Frederique Constant’s New Managing Director

Frederique Constant, a watch manufacturer based in Plan-les-Ouates, Geneva, Switzerland, announced the promotion of Niels Eggerding as its new managing director. The appointment will take effect on February 1, 2018, and Niels Eggerding will lead the company’s daily work.

   Prior to joining Frederique Constant in 2012, Niels Eggerding had 11 years of industry work experience, primarily in brand management positions. Over the years, Niels Eggerding has grown well at Frederique Constant and was promoted to Vice President of Sales in 2014. With a keen business sense, a positive work attitude and extraordinary leadership skills, Niels Eggerding plays an important role in the company. Niels Eggerding embodies the right values ​​to lead the company. He will ensure the progress and continuity of Frederique Constant management.

Count Piaget Brings Stars To The 50th Tv Golden Bell Award

The 50th TV Golden Bell Awards ceremony will be held in Taipei on September 26. The famous Piaget, the Swiss watch and jewelry master, will make up for the entertainers and witness this with the stars. Moment of glory.
   The Golden Bell Award is one of the annual events in Taiwan’s media industry. It recognizes the outstanding Taiwan radio and television professionals of the year and is a hard work for all media people to promote the continuous growth of Taiwan’s radio and television business.
   This year’s TV Golden Bell Awards will present more than 30 shows and personal awards such as the Drama Show Award, the Leading Actor Award for Drama Show, and other personal awards. Zhou Yumin, Chen Bailin, Yang Yilin, Ming Dao and other stars will wear Piaget jewelry and watch masterpieces, and will be presented at the award ceremony .
Zhou Yumin:

Piaget Emperador Cushion Tourbillon watch, 46.5 mm in diameter. 18K white gold case. Small sapphire crystal case back. It is equipped with a Piaget 1270P ultra-thin self-winding tourbillon mechanical movement and a power reserve indicator on the case back. Platinum oscillating weight. Individually numbered version. Ref.G0A38041, RMB: 1,652,900
Chen Bailin:

Piaget Altiplano watch, 41 mm in diameter. 18K rose gold case. Sapphire crystal case back. The world’s thinnest manually-wound mechanical chronograph (thickness 8.24 mm). Equipped with Piaget’s own 883P ultra-thin manual winding movement, the world’s thinnest manual winding mechanical movement (thickness 4.65 mm), with a small second hand and a second time zone flyback chronograph function. Ref.G0A40030, RMB: 223,000
Yang Yanlin:

Piaget Rose earrings: 18K white gold, set with 150 round diamonds (about 4.46 carats) and 2 pear-shaped diamonds (about 0.64 carats). Ref.G38U0064, RMB: 269,000

Piaget Rose earrings: 18K rose gold set with 546 round diamonds (approximately 4.11 carats). Ref. G38U0063, RMB: 229,000

Piaget Possession rotating ring: 18K rose gold set with 147 round diamonds (about 1.21 carats). Ref. G34PY400, RMB 99,000

Piaget Possession rotating ring: 18K rose gold set with 46 round diamonds (about 0.46 carats). Ref. G34P8A00, RMB: from 42,000

Piaget Possession rotating ring: 18K rose gold set with 234 round diamonds (approximately 2.24 carats). Ref. G34P1B00, RMB: from 106,000
Mingdao:

Piaget Gouverneur watch, 43 mm in diameter. 18K white gold case set with 128 round diamonds (about 1.4 carats). The silver dial is adorned with sunray patterns, with 18K white gold hour markers and moon phase display. Small sapphire crystal case back. Equipped with Piaget 642P ultra-thin hand-wound moon phase tourbillon mechanical movement. Ref. G0A37115, RMB: 1,370,100

Piaget Possession rotating ring: 18K white gold, set with 2 diamonds (about 0.03 carats). Ref. G34PR759, RMB: 20,100
Cai Shuzhen:
   Red carpet wear:

Piaget Rose pearl ring: 18K white gold, set with 39 diamonds (about 0.46 carats) and a single Akoya pearl. Ref. G34UU100, RMB: 54,500

Piaget Magic Garden bracelet: 18K white gold set with 327 round diamonds (approximately 37.14 carats). Ref. G36U2817, RMB: 3,031,900
   Award wear:

Piaget Rose pierced rose earrings: 18K white gold set with 304 diamonds (approximately 1.46 carats). Ref. G38U0053, RMB: 187,000

Piaget Rose pierced rose ring: 18K white gold set with 179 round beautiful diamonds (about 2.94 carats) and a single central round beautiful diamond (about 0.27 carats). Ref. G34U8855: RMB: 207,500

Piaget Rose ring: 18K white gold set with 182 diamonds (about 1.00 carat). Ref. G34UT954
Wu Kangren:

Piaget Altiplano watch, 40 mm in diameter. 18K white gold case. Sapphire crystal case back. Equipped with Piaget’s 1205P ultra-thin self-winding mechanical movement, the world’s thinnest movement (only 3 mm thick), with a small second hand and date display. 22K rose gold rotor. Ref. G0A38130, RMB: 186,000
Livaive:

Piaget Possession earrings: 18K white gold set with 100 diamonds (about 2.02 carats). Ref. G38PX300, RMB: 115,700

Piaget Limelight ring: 18K white gold, set with 49 diamonds (about 0.84 carats). Ref. G34HB700

Piaget Possession rotating ring: 18K white gold, set with 122 round diamonds (approximately 3.89 carats). Ref. G34PX600, RMB: 125,000

Piaget Possession rotating ring: 18K white gold set with 115 round diamonds (about 2.03 carats). Ref. G34PZ500, RMB: 91,000

Piaget Possession bracelet: 18K white gold set with 101 diamonds (approximately 1.81 carats). Ref. G36PX616, RMB: 130,700
Xie Jiajian:

Piaget Gouverneur watch, 43 mm in diameter. 18K white gold case set with 128 round diamonds (about 1.4 carats). The silver dial is decorated with sunray patterns, with 18K white gold indexes and date windows. Case back in transparent sapphire crystal. Equipped with Piaget’s 800P self-winding mechanical movement with seconds hand and date display. Ref. G0A37111, RMB: 302,000

Piaget Possession rotating ring: 18K white gold set with 147 diamonds (about 1.21 carats). Ref. G34PY200, RMB: 107,000
Yellow River:

Piaget Altiplano watch, 38 mm in diameter. 18K white gold case set with 78 diamonds (approximately 0.71 carats). 18K white gold chain strap. Piaget’s own 534P self-winding mechanical movement. Ref. G0A40112, RMB: 306,000
Huang Hongsheng:

Piaget Polo flyback chronograph watch: 43mm, 18K white gold, hours, minutes and seconds indication, second hand indication window at 6 o’clock, flyback chronograph window at 3 o’clock, second time zone display at 9 o’clock, 12 o’clock Position date display window, equipped with Piaget 880P ultra-thin self-winding flyback chronograph movement, alligator leather strap, folding buckle. Ref. G0A32038

Piaget Possession rotating ring: 18K white gold set with 46 diamonds (about 0.46 carats). Ref. G34P9A00, RMB: 42,800
Jian Kaile:

 
Piaget Possession earrings: 18K rose gold set with 16 round diamonds (approx. 0.25 carat). Ref. G38PY800, RMB: 20,500

Piaget Possession rotating bracelet: 18K rose gold set with a single row of round diamonds. Ref. G36PY419, RMB: from 111,000

Piaget Possession rotating ring: 18K rose gold set with 234 round diamonds (approximately 2.24 carats). Ref. G34P1B00, RMB: from 106,000

Swatch Group: Universo Ltd. Acquires Energizer’s

Swatch Group Ltd., a Universo Ltd. company of the Swatch Group, and Energizer Ltd., also located in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, on August 10, 2011 A contract was signed today to acquire buildings and land at rue Louis-Joseph Chevrolet 43 in La Chaux-de-Fonds. The transfer will be completed on November 1, 2011.
In addition, Swatch Group Ltd. will initially employ approximately 40 former employees of Energizer Ltd.
Energizer will adapt to the needs of the Swatch Group and serve the Group’s continued expansion, for example, as an additional production site for Universo and other Swatch Group manufacturing companies.
Despite the difficult situation of the continued strengthening of the Swiss franc, the Swatch Group will continue its efforts to further strengthen the Swiss workplace or this investment in Canton Neuchâtel.
Original source: www.swatchgroup.com

Cool Black Fashion 2016 New Products With Different Personality

Since the beginning of contact with watches, from time to time, friends will ask if there are all black watches recommended. Just as pure white caters to the trend of women’s fashion, more and more black watches Appreciated by young men. All black watches are not very mainstream in the color classification of mechanical watchmaking, but they have been constantly updated in recent years. Today, we have selected several watches with black appearance for 2016.
Tudor Kai Cheng m79230dk-stainless steel watch

 
Watch Series: Kai Cheng Bi Wan Series
Movement type: automatic machinery
Case material: stainless steel
Strap material: stainless steel
Case diameter: 41 mm
Domestic public price:-
Watch details:
Watch Series: True Series
Movement type: automatic machinery
Case material: high-tech ceramics
Strap material: high-tech ceramic
Case diameter: 40.1 x 47.3 mm
Domestic public price: 17300
Watch details: DG42BSMCVDCH watch

 
Watch Series: DIAGONO
Movement type: automatic machinery
Case material: magnesium alloy, PEEK, and ceramic
Strap Material: Rubber
Case diameter: 42.5 mm
Domestic public price: ¥ 38900
Watch details: bvlgari / 43975 /
Watch comments: Compared with the previous two models, the brand of Bulgari is obviously higher in style. The extraordinary creativity of its jewelry and high-end watches always gives people visual and aesthetic enjoyment. This year, Bulgari launched a number of black watches, including OCOT and this DIAGONO series, etc. Compared to that, OCTO is still more expensive. This watch is equipped with a self-winding chronograph movement. The extra timing function is very suitable for men who like to have fun when they are bored. Of course, in terms of matching, this white dial and Bulgari’s iconic long scale are very easy to match with some very fashionable clothing, and can also be casual.
To sum up: In this summer, come to cool black fashion style, you can easily create a masterful style, these three watches are different, Tudor is simple and realistic, radar mysterious colorful, Bulgari passionate and interesting, you What kind of person is it? What kind of table will you choose?

Bauchilai Wins Amica Momento Mechanical Watch Category Award

German fashion magazine Amica has publicly selected the best women’s watch for the first time. Carl F. Bucherer Manero RetroGrade has won the favor of readers of this German fashion magazine and readers of the humanities magazine Bunte. .

    Amica held the 2008 Momento Awards at the Chinese Club in Berlin, the first such event this year. His readers were invited to participate in the selection of the most beautiful women’s watches, which belonged to the jewellery, mechanical, sports, classic and fashion watch categories.
    Carl F. Bucherer stands out for its strengths in the field of mechanical watches, winning the award with a Manero RetroGrade. What makes him special is the unique CFB 1903 automatic movement with a retrograde date display, energy storage display, and day and twenty-four hour display. This watch has an attractive appearance, with an 18K gold case, a diamond-studded bezel with a total of 64 diamonds, and a noble Louisiana American crocodile leather strap.

In the five categories, a total of 35 models participated in the 2008 Momento Awards.

Adventure Journey Of Pilot Watches (On)

Since the beginning of civilization, time measurement has continuously evolved with the development of human wisdom. The same goes for aviation, with early adventurers pioneering a way forward with amazing air-heavy machines. Watches are their natural companions.

   Without navigation, the extraordinary achievements in the development of aviation are nothing but miracles; if you do n’t have the time, crossing the strait or flying across the ocean is nothing more than delusion. Positioning can be done through time and space. If you only know one or the other, you can only rely on vision navigation. Needless to say, this is a serious constraint for the new era of aviation that was born in the early 20th century. On the vast sea, without mastering the time, conquering the sky can only stay in utopian fantasy.

Vacheron Constantin Pilot’s Watch, 1904

First flight First flight watch
   Leaving aside the ancient topic of who actually completed the first powered flight, the brothers Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright must be among the pioneer adventurers rushing into the sky. According to official records, the Wright brothers completed continuous powered flight in the United States in 1903. But at the same time, they also knew that without time measuring instruments, flight tests could not be continued reasonably. A pilot watch designed by Vacheron Constantin in 1904 (in terms of specifications, this is a pocket watch, but equipped with a strap long enough to be strapped to the thigh) equipped with a chronograph movement, Arabic numerals, large onion head The crown, easily recognizable skeletonized hands, and small seconds chronograph are perhaps the first contemporary pilot’s watches.

Santos watch, Cartier Paris, 1916

Cartier Santos-Dumont large model

   In the field of powered aircraft, Americans are not alone. Alberto Santos Dumont is an outstanding representative of Europe. In 1906, Alberto Santos Dumont flew 220 meters in 21.2 seconds in a 14 bis plane. This was the first flight world record approved by the International Aviation Federation. What do flight timing instruments look like? Alberto Santos Dumont had his own idea. In 1904, he complained to his friend Louis Cartier, controlling the plane with both hands, and had no time to take out a pocket watch to watch. The pilot’s lament did not fail. With the assistance of watchmaker Edmund Jaeger, Louis Cartier found the solution, which is a prototype model of the watch without a small second hand. In 1908, the prototype model became a fully functional finished watch. In 1911, the Cartier Santos Dumont watch was officially released, and a logo was born.

Zenith Pilot’s Watch worn by Louis Brillio

Zenith Pilot Montre d’ Aéronef Type 20

Pilot watches take shape
   In 1909, the ‘father of aviation’, Louis Bleriot, flew from Calais, France, to Dover, England, at a speed of 74 kph in 36 minutes, completing the great feat of flying over the English Channel. For the watches that accompany his adventures, Louis Brillio made no secret of his admiration and appreciation. ‘I am very satisfied with the Zenith watch that I often wear, and I highly recommend it to people who want precise timing.’ He wrote in 1912. This 1909 Zenith Montre d’Aéronef Type 20 already has the signature characteristics of later pilot watches: large case, fluorescent hour markers and hands, large Arabic numerals and crown, bimetal balance with automatic compensation Anti-magnetic hairspring and an easy-to-remove strap (so that the watch can be fixed on the aircraft control panel). Zenith aviation watches have built a very high reputation. On the eve of World War II, the Aéronef Type 20 has become a standard feature for French fighter pilots.

Royal Ivan Mark IVA watch, 1914

German Bavarian Royal Flying Team Upside Down Pocket Watch

   In those years, it was assembled on the aircraft control panel, and the certificate has become an indispensable flight instrument. The Mark IVA and Mark V watches delivered to the Royal Air Force in 1914 and 1916 were designed and manufactured according to strict military standards. The pilot of the Royal Bavarian Flying Team in Germany chose an inverted disc pocket watch that can be attached to the flight suit with a chain strap. The production of pilot watches is of strategic importance and is increasingly becoming a watch category of great importance.

Pilot’s Watch Adventure (Part 2)
Pilot’s Watch Adventure (Part 2)

About 5,000 Yuan 3 Mechanical Watches Worth Buying

I always recommend a lot of watches with a price over 10,000 yuan for you to choose from. Then, the budget is only a few thousand yuan to choose those fine and good things? Today, the Watch House has carefully selected three watches worth buying for you.

Certina diving element series C036.407.16.050.00 (calfskin)

Product model: C036.407.16.050.00 (calfskin)
Domestic public price: 5350
Watch diameter: 42.8 mm
Movement type: automatic
Movement model: ETA Powermatic 80.111
Case material: Frosted 316L stainless steel, rotating bezel with diving time scale
Water resistance: 200 meters
Watch details: PH200M diving watch. Last year, just for the 130th anniversary of the brand’s birth, this DS PH200M replica watch was launched to pay tribute to this history. On the overall model, the brand has not made a major change. From the overall design of the dial, the hands, the bezel and even the crown look almost the same as the previous model, making the charm of the original model, It’s just that the size of the new model has become larger in comparison. The new model is similar to the previous model in that it also uses the original DS double insurance technology of the 1960s to perfectly present the classic.

Tissot Diving 1000 Series Automatic Watch-Black Dial

Product Model: Diving 1000 Series Automatic Watch-Black Plate
Domestic public price: 5750
Watch diameter: 43 mm
Movement type: automatic
Movement model: mechanical power 80
Case material: 316L stainless steel, ceramic bezel rotated counterclockwise
Water resistance: 300 meters
Watch details: 2824-2
Case material: Stainless steel
Water resistance: 50 meters
Details of the models: Summary: The above three watches are very cost-effective at the same price, whether they are design or performance, they are very good. In addition to the above models, there are many other beautiful timepieces waiting for you during this price period. Friends who are interested may wish to try them on the counter, I believe there is always one for you!