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    Messi Visit Audemars Piguet Watch Factory

    According to the watch house, Messi, a famous player who currently plays in Barcelona, ​​recently visited the Audemars Piguet watch factory. Since 2010, Messi has reached a friendly cooperative relationship with the Audemars Piguet brand. , The brand also launched a customized version of its commemorative watch.

     With four talents, including talented players, long shots, unparalleled pass skills and exemplary teamwork, Messi stands out as a talented player from another planet. As soon as football reaches his feet, Messi’s talents in passing are not only indescribable. In particular, he will attract the audience to watch intently, holding his breath and awe, and awe will spring up.

       As a strong player in the Barcelona football team, this athlete not only won three Champions League titles, five Spanish Champions Cup titles, but also won the FIFA ‘Golden Globe’ award many times. Messi just simply changed the contemporary Football is transformed into a sporting art based on smooth, agile movements.

      In 2005, Lionel Messi and Audemars Piguet made their first connection. To celebrate his first La Liga title, the top manager of the Spanish football club he played with presented him with a Royal Oak watch, which made him love at first sight. Between a promising Argentinian player and a maverick watch, a love affair that has only just met each other has just begun. So Lionel Messi started collecting Royal Oak watches, and since then, he has naturally become the image spokesperson for Audemars Piguet in 2010.

        He is currently a UNICEF Global Goodwill Ambassador and founded the Massey Foundation for vulnerable children in 2007 to assist them in accessing education and medical care.

       In 2010, Messi was invited as the image ambassador for Audemars Piguet. Since the introduction of the Royal Oak Leo Messi Limited Edition commemorative watch, he has been proud to wear this watch.

     During this visit, Messi himself was also very interested in watches, and he personally participated in the assembly of watches. At the same time, he was once again impressed by Audemars Piguet’s superb watchmaking skills. Every watch is made up of countless precision parts. Being able to complete such a complicated process is a very difficult task in itself. The brand must continue to surpass itself on the basis of this, which also makes him Sincere admiration for Audemars Piguet.

     The intimacy of Audemars Piguet and Messi once again proves that the watch industry and sports industry have many similarities. At present, sports-related spokespersons in the big family of Audemars Piguet brands also account for a considerable proportion. Of course, this has also greatly enhanced the brand’s influence and popularity.

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    Audemars Piguet Showcases New Living Room At Art Basel Hong Kong 2015

    Audemars Piguet showcases the newly created living room of the Art Basel Hong Kong 2015, including new custom installations designed by French artist ALEXANDRE JOLY. At the same time, Audemars Piguet is pleased to announce that it will restart the innovation booth in the collectors’ living room of Art Basel Hong Kong 2015. The booth is called ‘MINERAL LAB’. It draws inspiration from VALLÉE DE JOUX in the Swiss Jura Mountains, home of Audemars Piguet, and is designed and produced by the famous French designer MATHIEU LEHANNEUR.
       As its design philosophy changes from winter to spring, the presentation form of the booth will change accordingly. The updated 2015 version of the booth will also feature an ecological living wall, a new custom sound installation designed by French artist Alexandre Joly, and will also showcase the extraordinary female traditional timepieces launched by Audemars Piguet from 1900 to 2015.
       In 2015, the Audemars Piguet living room brought a new breath to Mathieu Lehanneur’s imaginative design. The first display of this design was at the Art Basel Hong Kong last year. Its design will draw inspiration from the fields of science, nature and technology. Lehanneur added an ecological living wall surrounding the living room, which was stably covered with moss. Lehanneur uses the wisdom and heritage of Audemars Piguet to express the transition and change of the four seasons in nature. In order to complement the new design of the Audemars Piguet booth at Mathieu Lehanneur, we commissioned French artist Alexandre Joly, based in Switzerland, to customize a new sound art work for Art Basel 2015.
       Joly’s work is mainly a combination of vision and sound, often creating installations that are closely related to a specific place, and explores the relationship that humans can grasp with nature, technology, and the environment in terms of perception, imagination, aesthetics, and ethics. In his work, Joly mixes sounds recorded in natural things (including weather, landscapes, insects and frogs) and fuses them with electronic sounds and frequencies, highlighting the sound characteristics of these materials and independent entities, Visual scenes accompanied by these sounds are also presented. Alexandre Joly records natural sounds around Surabus and Audemars Piguet manufacturing and museums. Joly will create a customized Audemars Piguet voice and play it along the Audemars Piguet booth’s ecological living wall at Art Basel 2015, vividly explaining Mathieu Lehanneur’s design concept.
       Audemars Piguet will showcase historical and contemporary women’s timepieces as a core exhibit at Art Basel 2015. These beautiful timepieces are beautiful and elegant, and the year of manufacture spans from 1900 to 2015. Since the brand’s inception in 1875, Audemars Piguet has been making beautiful women’s timepieces. Making women’s timepieces challenges all technical and aesthetic traditions. From a technical point of view, in order to meet the trend of increasingly compact and simple women’s timepieces,
       The watchmaker must make the movement as small as possible. This exhibition will show from an artistic perspective, how to rely on the ingenuity of various artisans, including enamelers, metallurgists and jewellers, to make exquisite case decoration and devices capable of containing these delicate mechanical elements. The fine diamond and sapphire bracelet watch made in 1916 fully demonstrates this ingenuity, and this watch will be displayed at the Audemars Piguet booth. For decades, Audemars Piguet has been a pioneering brand in the art and design of women’s timepieces. Many of the world’s first miniature timepiece mechanisms are produced by Audemars Piguet. The women’s small pendant watch produced in the 1880s is the love of time. One of the miniature timepiece mechanical devices produced by him.
    About MATHIEU LEHANNEUR
       Mathieu Lehanneur is a famous French designer at the forefront of the international design scene. He combines design, science, technology and even poetic communication elements in a very innovative way. His humanized design can serve the best of humanity.
       He graduated from the French National Institute of Advanced Industrial Design (ENSCI), and his works have been awarded by the Museum of Modern Art in New York (New York, USA), Pompidou Center for Contemporary Art (Paris, France), Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco (San Francisco, USA), and the Ile-de-France Foundation for Contemporary Art Permanent collections of important art institutions such as the Society (Paris, France) and the Design Museum (Ghent, Belgium).
       Mathieu Lehanneur has designed for Triumph Champagne, Issey Miyake, Quentin, Cartier, Burchuna Flo, etc., and has also completed a number of amazing projects, such as the Church of Saint-Silaire (Meyr, France), Di Arconas Hospital (Paris, France) and Paris’s most popular landmark place ‘Electric’.
    About ALEXANDRE JOLY
       Alexandre Joly was born in France in 1977 and currently lives and works in Geneva. Alexandre’s work is closely related to sound creation. Whether it’s around installing equipment or performing, Alexandre always explores the possible interactions between materials, objects, and sound. Over the years, Alexandre Joly has used miniature speakers called ‘piezos’ in many works. He shows sounds recorded in natural things (weather, landscapes, insects, frogs, etc.) and mixes them with electronic sounds and frequencies.

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    Rodriguez, Ambassador Of Montblanc Brazil. Santro Wears Brand Watch And Cufflinks Chicly To Attend The World Premiere Of The Movie ‘the 33’

    Montblanc’s Brazilian brand ambassador, and also the well-known film ‘300 Heroes’, plays Rodríguez of Xerxes I. Rodrigo Santoro attended the world premiere of the film ‘The 33’ in Chile on August 2nd, and the evening venue was selected at Las Condes Theater, a well-known historical landmark in San Diego.
    Rodringo Santro (right) wears Montblanc Star Classique automatic watch (110717) and stainless steel three-ring black agate cufflinks (110673)

       Rodringo Santro wears the Montblanc Star Classique Date Automatic (model 110717) and Montblanc stainless steel three-ring black onyx cufflinks (model 110673), paired with white cedar and fitted black jacket, and sexy long hair and drop Hu, the level of chicness breaks the table.
    Montblanc brand ambassador Rodriguez Santro attended the world premiere of the film ‘The 33’ in Chile, wearing a Montblanc steel three-ring black agate cufflinks.

    The film was inspired by a well-known disaster in 2010, when 33 Chilean miners were trapped at the San Jose mine for two months, and Rodringo. Santro has an excellent performance in the film. He plays the miner Laurence Golborne, who is responsible for the energy of the mine. He tries to rescue the survivors in the mine and deeply understands the technical difficulties and the time-critical challenges.
    Rodringo Santro attends the Chilean premiere of ‘The 33’, wearing a Montblanc Star Classique automatic watch.

       The film ‘The 33’, produced by Flowserve Pictures, was directed by Patricia Riggen, a Mexican female director, and by Antonio. Banderas and Juliet. Binuo Xu and Martin. Xin and many other well-known actors have joined forces to perform, and Brazil’s premiere date will officially debut on October 29.

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    About Chanel J12, Lan Siqing And Cousin F Have Something To Say

    If you have to have a watch in a woman’s cabinet, Chanel J12 may be the first choice for many people. why? Not only is it classic, but the brand also challenges tradition and subverts itself on the basis of classics. Constant innovation is also its success. J12 has become a ‘symbol’, which represents the pinnacle of ceramic watches; it has an avant-garde design style of ‘black or white’. What kind of charm does the “J12” watch have? We invite two women Lan Siqing and cousin F who are very authoritative in the watch industry and have a strong attitude towards fashion to see what they say.

    Picture from Cousin F

    Chanel J12 series watches have been born for 18 years. Why do you still choose J12 watches today as there are endless new models and constantly changing?

    Lan Siqing (watch and jewellery critic and public account ‘Lola Capital’, Lan Siqing): The name ‘J12’ has revealed the ambition of Jacques Helleu (design director of Chanel in 2000) in this watch Under the highest and most stringent specifications, we have created watches with both technology and aesthetics and functions.
    Cousin F (famous luxury influencer Li Fei, Cousin F): Comfortable to wear, this is the unique advantage of ceramic watches, skin-friendly and moist like jade is not just talking, in the actual wearing process, make the wrist comfortable and natural Burden is also one of the very important principles of table selection.

    Picture from Lan Siqing

    In private, you all wear Chanel J12 watches. What is the most special thing about J12?

    Lan Siqing: Before the advent of J12, it was almost impossible for high-tech precision ceramics to enter the field of boutiques, let alone J12 raised the definition of high-tech precision ceramic watches to high-end luxury status. This is its most successful point.
    Cousin F: Chanel premiere, classic, but square watch; Boy · Friend, simple yet elegant, but square watch; Code Coco, stylish and stylish, or square watch. I am a huge fan of square watches myself, but from a design point of view, the circle is indeed more traditional and low-key and suitable for the wrists of a wider range of people. This is why even if there is a focus series every year, J12 will appear in the Basel showroom at the same time with new products.

    At this year’s Baselworld, Chanel’s new J12 Untitled watch is unique

    When it comes to materials, a large part of the reason people are familiar with the J12 series watches is because of the special material used in watchmaking-high-tech precision ceramics. What do you think the use of this material represents for J12?

    Lan Siqing: Differentiate from other brands and form an independent style belonging to Chanel. Black as the first color choice for J12 watches is not only an important mark color of the Chanel brand, but also because of the optimization of black high-tech ceramic production technology, so that Chanel can bring black J12 watches to the market. White is also Chanel’s signature ‘color’. It is said that it was because of the white required by the design director Jacques Helleu at the time. When the black J12 watch was launched, because the technology could not meet its strict white requirements, the white J12 was marketed at night. I don’t know if this statement is true, but if you compare the texture of the J12 white ceramic watch carefully, you will find that the high-tech ceramic material used in the white J12 watch: rich and fat as white as jade, is indeed the best of all white ceramics. Excellent.
    Cousin F: High-tech precision ceramics are not the first to use Chanel for watchmaking, but it is certain that it is Chanel that has allowed ceramics to flourish in the field of watchmaking. To this day, everyone still thinks of ways to improve ceramics in making The use and proportion of watch fields to maximize the characteristics of this material.

    In addition to the special nature of the material, what is the most attractive aspect of J12 in your design?

    Chanel J12 GMT Dual Time Watch
    Picture from Lan Siqing

    Lan Siqing: Breakthrough. From various aspects of technology, design, wearability, and functionality, J12 has a variety of looks. Mademoiselle launched a cartoon-like Chanel lady placed in the center of the faceplate, with both hands as hands to indicate time, just like Chanel Dancing to time, humor is a rare style of J12, but it is also Mademoiselle. It is the most attractive design in the J12 series.
    Cousin F: Today when I look back, I think that it is not only the line design that is as elegant and official as the official claim, it is actually the cramped, boy-like neutral temperament that causes unisex wear.

    As mentioned earlier, the J12 series is not only a single style. In fact, Chanel has also made a lot of attempts and breakthroughs in terms of technology and functions. Can you talk to us about any crafts that surprised or even surprised you?

    Chanel floating tourbillon movement
    Lan Siqing: The technology is reflected in the constant pursuit of tourbillon technology, which can represent the most intuitive and beautiful device of high-level watchmaking: the tourbillon. Chanel has been launched in the J12 series as early as 2005. At that time, the first Chanel J12 tourbillon watch was a traditional fixed-bridge tourbillon, which was made by the famous Swiss advanced movement factory Le
     
    Joux-Perret for Chanel. In cooperation with APRP in 2008, the J12 tourbillon watch began to be equipped with a floating tourbillon device made by APRP. The floating tourbillon does not have a traditional fixed bridge. Therefore, Chanel can use the brand feature mark to design its tourbillon device. To better match the taste of Chanel.
    Cousin F: In the intervening year of the birth of black and white J12, the observatory-certified black and white chronograph was also invented. I am a bit vague about these two memory points because during those years, Chanel went back and forth There are many complicated functions superimposed on the basic model of J12 black and white: tourbillon, moon phase, two places … Among them, I like J12 when the two places are clear and not overwhelming, with Chanel-style aesthetics.

    What does J12 show you?

     Lan Siqing: After nearly 20 years, J12 series watches have gone from classics to diversified styles. It is not easy to challenge the tradition. It is even more difficult to subvert the self-established classics. Just like Ms. Chanel on the road of creation, she always Continually proposing change, proposing creation and renewal, so much is said, but in fact the same thing is said: the classics are not staying in place, not immutable, but they have obtained immutable truth in the ever-changing.
    Cousin F: For ordinary people, J12 is just a piece of watch, like a tweed jacket, two-tone shoes, 2.55, and a little black dress, a Chanel-style invention. But beyond the present time, more importantly, it reveals a certain style, which is the deep skill that few brands can do.

    Finally, are there any tips on sharing watches for everyday use?

      

    Picture from Cousin F
    Lan Siqing: Take 12 · XS as an example. The design of the Chanel J12 watch subverts the tradition of fine watchmaking and has a unique way of self-interpretation in complex functions. The emergence of 12 · XS shows that the J12 is worn more closely to the thought of clothing. The smaller diameter XS can be worn in combination with leather gloves, bracelets, etc., making the style of J12 more complicity with fashion.
    Cousin F: I hope that in the process of selecting watches, you will return to rationality, control, and small size, and not to be led by the so-called ‘Oversize’ wind.

    Summary: Variety, classics, breakthroughs … We can’t simply sum up the pleasant surprise of Chanel J12 in a few words and sentences. When you really have it, actually feel its touch and the radiant light it emits under the light, you will understand this sentence: With Chanel J12, you have more possibilities. (Image source Chanel / Lan Siqing / Cousin F Group Watch House Mo Yang)

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    Immortal Mark Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Beijing Watch Exhibition Report

    As the top watch brand, Audemars Piguet watches are currently on tour around the world. The main cities of the tour are: New York, Milan, Paris, Beijing, Singapore. At present, the tour exhibition is being held in Beijing. The editor of the Watch House is the first to report back to the scene after learning the news. The location of the Beijing tour exhibition is UCCA Ullens Contemporary Art in the Beijing 798 Art District, which is extremely rich in art and culture. The center, watch fans who like Audemars Piguet can go to visit for free, the exhibition time is from August 30th to September 3rd, 2012.

     The tour is held at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art. The exhibition is divided into three major areas: the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Watch from 1972 to 2000. Many of the watches in this exhibition area are treasured by the love watch collectors. , The most memorable is the Royal Oak 5402ST watch produced in 1972.

     Next, we entered the exhibition area from 2000 to 2012. In the past 12 years, Audemars Piguet has launched a lot of memorable watches. The design and craftsmanship of watches have also made rapid development. There are more new products, such as the Messi commemorative royal oak and the ultra-thin royal oak, all in this exhibition area.

     This exhibition area displays some other models of Audemars Piguet Royal Oak. I was thinking about the Messi commemorative Royal Oak exhibition area and I did not look closely.

     There is also a special exhibition area for craftsmanship. The most interesting thing here is the display of the instrument used by Audemars Piguet in the early years. This is an instrument manufactured in 1918 and still running well.

     This is a general overview of the exhibition area, and there are still many people visiting. It can also be seen that more and more people like watches, then we will look at some unique watches.

     These are the models from the 2000-2012 exhibition area. We can see Audemars Piguet’s latest ultra-thin Royal Oak and Messi Memorial Royal Oak.

     The ultra-thin Royal Oak, the shape of this watch can be said to be a replica of the 1972 Royal Oak, and the shape is very similar. The 39 mm diameter, octagonal bezel is inlaid with hexagonal white gold screws, and the case, crown and bracelet are made of stainless steel. Using Calibre 2121 movement can provide a power reserve of 40 hours.
    For more details, please see: This ultra-luxury watch is the diamond watch launched by Audemars Piguet. The entire watch is covered by 520 beautiful diamonds across the gold surface. Each diamond is carefully selected. Pure and completely colorless top-quality Winsell diamonds, giving incomparable luxury and beauty.
    For more details, please see: This is a watch withdrawn to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Royal Oak. This is a sophisticated watch with chronograph, moon phase, perpetual calendar, and three-question function for perfect tuning. The 2885 movement used in this watch is composed of up to 654 parts, and its complexity reflects Audemars Piguet’s high-level watchmaking technology and technology. This watch was worn by the Cirque du Soleil founder for an 11-day space journey.

     This limited edition of 500 watches is for the style introduced in the movie ‘Devil’s Doom’ starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. The full name is ‘Royal Oak Offshore Devil’s Watch’. This Royal Oak is offshore. For the first time, this model adopts an all-black design with yellow hands and an automatic winding movement. In addition to the date display, it also provides a chronograph function.

     This is the Royal Oak watch produced in 1972. Once launched, this watch was controversial. Because it adopted a very different design style from the era, but it has been proved by Audemars Piguet. The design was very successful. That year, 5,850 pieces were sold, and they were recognized in the market. People are also pursuing this unique design product, so that later this watch became the iconic model of Audemars Piguet.

    There is also a small showcase dedicated to Audemars Piguet’s component products. This is a roughly shaped plywood display.

    This is a bracelet display that has been made.

     This is the display of the case used by Royal Oak. According to the case, we can judge that this is the case used by a Royal Oak with a timing function.

     This is the dial-making instrument that I mentioned earlier, which was produced in 1918. After so many years of use, it still works well.

     The appearance of the dial under production will be slightly larger because it is displayed for the audience to see more clearly.

    This is a dial model that has been made.

    These are also all kinds of dials.

    Put it on the acrylic bracelet to display the model. You can see that there are four links on each side of the buckle that can be adjusted.

    It is also a model of the outer bezel placed in acrylic.

     In the end, this is a very powerful display model of the movement. We can clearly see every part in the watch, including a small hairspring and balance wheel, etc.

    Come and watch watch lovers.

    Watch makers from Switzerland are explaining Audemars Piguet Royal Oak products to two watch lovers.
     In summary: Audemars Piguet’s global tour as a top watch brand can set up a stop in China, which still fully shows their importance to the Chinese market. There are also many models exhibited at this show, especially some The new and old collections are still worth seeing. This exhibition is coming to an end. If there are watch fans who like Audemars Piguet, please visit the 798 Art District in Beijing as soon as possible. At the same time, we also wish Audemars Piguet watches The Chinese market is getting stronger and stronger.

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    Baoji Type Xxii 3880 Time Flyback Chronograph Stopwatch Introduction

    Breguet, the pioneer of the invention of timepieces, upholding the original research and development enthusiasm for the watchmaking industry, launched the Type XXII 3880 chronograph stopwatch. High vibration frequency provides more accurate and stable time measurement. It is the first watch in the world to use a 10 Hz ultra-high frequency mechanical movement. From now on to the golden light clock, you can bet on the chronograph with an accuracy of 20 times. A one-second high-vibration watch, experiencing the extremely rapid changes in the instant of minutes.
       Breguet launches this Type XXII 3880 chronograph stopwatch that combines flyback chronograph performance and time in both places. It is equipped with a 44mm steel case from Halma, equipped with an automatic winding movement, a black dial with red and white scale rings. Free and easy to show the military watch. There is a 24-hour display at 3 o’clock, a second time zone and date display window at 6 o’clock, and a small second hand based on 30 seconds at 9 o’clock, which is waterproof to a depth of 100 meters. Breguet set off a technological revolution with the Type XXII 3880 chronograph stopwatch, achieving a new milestone in the watchmaking industry, reaching 72,000 vibrations per hour, which is twice as fast as the average chronograph movement of 36,000. There are more praiseworthy behind this amazing number Place.
       REF. 3880ST / H2 / 3XV, self-winding chronograph movement, ready for flyback performance and second time zone display. Individual number and Breguet signature. Cal.589F, 13 & frac14; French points, 28 gem bearings. 45-hour power reserve. Silicon escapement, silicon balance spring. 10 Hz frequency, adjusted in 5 different directions, round case, cast in stainless steel, with fine frame pits Table diameter 44 mm. Rounded lugs are welded to the case. 60-minute scale with two-way rotating bezel. Screw-locked crown. Water-resistant to 100 meters, a central chronograph second hand with a 30-second cumulative reference. The 30-second totalizer is in the center. 24-hour display at 3 o’clock. At 6 o’clock, there is a second time zone and date display window. At 9 o’clock, there is a small seconds dial based on 30 seconds, a calfskin strap, and a chain style REF. 3880ST / H2 / SX0 is also available.
       The chronograph second hand of Type XXII 3880 chronograph can rotate once in 30 seconds, and the speed is twice that of the regular second hand .

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    Cartier’s Gift: The True Dream

    With the romantic winter day, Cartier condenses the exquisite thoughts, and collects and collects them in the pure snow world, creating a dreamlike and truly wonderful feeling, and perfecting the interpretation of the innocent beautiful memories Imagining an infinite future.
    The exquisite cheetah series jewellery is transformed into a noble and proud spirit beast, and freely shuttles between silver-clad jungles; the delicate and elegant Lady’s watch and the wise and masculine Carrebo men’s watch are like the sun and moon, spreading The gentle light; noble men’s and women’s accessories are transformed into extraordinary elves and fairies, singing joyfully and whispering.
    Caribo watch
    Stainless steel case, 18K rose gold bezel
    Inlaid with a blue convex round synthetic spinel
    Sapphire crystal
    Luminous sword-shaped black oxidized steel hands, alligator strap
    Water resistant to 30 meters
    RMB57,000

    Délices de Cartier watch
    Oversized watch
    Rhodium-plated 18K white gold and diamonds
    Dial with diamonds
    RMB820,000

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    Vacheron Constantin Launches Centennial Watch

    In commemoration of the centenary of the birth of the first Chronometre Royal pocket watch, Vacheron Constantin launched the new Chronometre Royal 1907 watch. This dial is entirely made by hand according to traditional procedures, limited to 100 pieces, and has a unique feature: the date red ’12’ hour scale.
    Pre-sale price is 279,000 RMB
    With a history of 231 years, Vacheron Constantin is the world’s oldest and longest-lasting brand-name watch. Only over 20,000 are produced each year. The cross mark on the dial, like the Swiss national emblem, is already taste, status and wealth Symbol.
    In 1755, founder Jean-Marc Vacheron and later member Francois Constantin, with his prophetic insights and extreme watchmaking craftsmanship, ended up in the humanities and talented watch kingdom-Switzerland. And Vacheron Constantin, which is famous by history. After 243 years of time washing, Vacheron Constantin is now synonymous with ‘time’, and it is an irreplaceable work of art in the eyes of watch lovers.
    Vacheron Constantin, with a long history, has many years of experience in watchmaking, and has many great classics. But ‘minimum batch size, best quality, highest selling price’ has always been Vacheron Constantin’s business strategy. Today, Vacheron Constantin’s plant in Geneva produces only 6,000 watches per year. Since 1840, the production drawings, records, sales date and movement case number of each watch have been kept intact in the company’s filing cabinet. They combine superior technology, rigorous testing, exquisite craftsmanship and perfect shape to create one after another noble and elegant, amazing and collectible rare classics. In the long years of watchmaking, it has become a symbol of luxury and elegance.
    ‘Maltese Cross’ is the mark of Vacheron Constantin, originally a precision gear used to adjust the tension of the mainspring in the era of manual watchmaking. Only use it to symbolize superior craftsmanship and hand-made watchmaking tradition.

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    Blancpain Applauds For The Growing ‘original Ocean Project’

    September 22, 2014, New York. Under the Clinton Global Initiative, the National Geographic Society announced a major expansion of the Primitive Ocean Initiative to protect the most abundant marine areas on Earth. Expansion includes 20 new marine areas of more than two million square kilometers worldwide.

    Blancpain has been a leader in supporting the Primitive Ocean Initiative and was the first organization to sponsor it. This unwavering support has now entered its fourth year. With the help of Blancpain, the Primitive Ocean Plan has now grown into a world leader in marine protection.

    Bringing together the strengths of the National Geographic Society, Blancpain was the first important partner of the Primitive Ocean Initiative. Combining exploration, research, economic analysis and communications, the program has helped protect more than 400,000 square kilometers in the United States, Chile, Gabon, Kiribati, and Costa Rica. Therefore, the announcement of the expansion of the project also proves that this protection mode is very successful, and Blancpain is very honored to see more and more important partners gradually join this project. These partners include: Waititt Foundation, Prince Albert II of Monaco, Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, Jynwel Foundation, LeonaM. And HarryB. Charitable Trust, Davidoff Mystery Water, Lindblad Expeditions, DynamicPlanet, former Costa Rican President José María Figueres of CostaRica, and many other individual donors.

    The Primitive Ocean Plan is currently protecting three major marine protected areas. The first is the U.S. Pacific Remote Islands National Marine Protected Area, which may expand to the largest marine protected area on the planet. The other two are the Pitcairn Islands (British) and Palau.

    In accordance with commitments announced during the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting in New York, the National Geographic Society’s Primitive Ocean Initiative will work with governments around the world in the next five years, expanding the world’s 20 Marine area. Commercial fishing and mining will be banned in these marine protected areas, much like land-based conservation of biodiversity through national parks. Local governments, local partners, and influential business leaders will fulfill this commitment. If achieved, this plan will help all members of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity to effectively protect 10% of the world’s oceans by 2020.

    National Geographic Society (theNationalGeographicSociety)

    With a history of 126 years, the National Geographic Society has a mission of calling on people to protect the earth. It is one of the largest non-profit scientific and educational organizations in the world. Through media platforms, products and events, the organization affects approximately 600 million members worldwide and Get support. The National Geographic Society has funded more than 11,000 research, conservation, and exploration projects, and its education programs are improving people’s geographic literacy. (Picture / Text Watch House Xiao Sen)

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    Athens Watch ‘drilling Oil Well’ Single Question Timepiece Gold Flash (Hourstriker Oil Pump)

    Hourstriker Oil Pump, the latest addition to the precious and unique watch series of Athens Watch, pays tribute to the industry. The black enamel surface is one of the highlights of the watch, decorated with hand-carved gold, depicting the size of the oil field and the rhythmic excavation of oil wells to supply oil to the world.
       The 18K rose gold and platinum models are limited to 18 pieces each. The ‘Drilling Well’ single-question timepiece presents an attractive force. The dial pattern is vivid and attractive, and the details depicted are very accurate, as if you are in it and completely surrounded by the scene.
       The watch itself is more realistic in its workmanship. The oil pump arm that drills the oil well is a movable device. It will move up and down with the sound of the time signal. When the hammer hits the string, the drilling well will move in synchronization. Although the watch is a very complicated device, the operation of the ‘Drilling Well’ single-question stopwatch is simple. Simply press the on / off button lightly, the self-buzzer can be started or stopped according to your preference. When the hour hand points to the hourglass on the left, the self-timer function will stop. Conversely, if the pointer points to a small dot, the self-timer will start. Athens Watch is one of the early renaissances of the manufacturer of the watch technology, and is still the world’s few watchmaking brands that use active figures on the dial to make the watch.
       The watch uses the same master enamel technology that is unique to Athenian watches, an art that is highly valued by watchmakers and collectors. In addition, when Athens Watch produced ‘Drilling Oil Well’, it also added extremely difficult hand-carving skills.
       First, the sculpting expert will make the shape of a gold medal by hand, determine the thickness of each part and carve out a lifelike pattern. The enamel craftsman then fills the surface with black enamel. This method is to sculpt some grooves on the thick metal surface, fill it with moist enamel solution, and then bake it at high temperature until the enamel is melted. After the enamel surface cools down, remove excess enamel with a human hand and polish it to make the surface shine. After that, the gold medal will be returned to the carving expert for final modification. After these multiple and complicated processes, drilling wells, pipelines, buildings and landscapes came to life.
       Athens Watch ‘Drilling Well’ single-minded timepiece represents the ultimate craftsmanship of top-level watchmaking, combining ancient tradition and the most advanced watchmaking technology to create a watch that pays tribute to the business world stage.
    Technical Information

    Model 6106-130 / E2-OIL
    6109-131 / E2-OIL
    Movement UN-610
    Power reserve approx. 42 hours
    Winding method Automatic winding method
    Function Questionnaire
    Every hour at half hour and half hour
    Start the system when the bell sounds
    18K Gold Mobile Device
    Case 18K Rose Gold or Platinum
    Diameter 42 mm
    Water resistant to 30 meters
    Surface black enamel surface
    Table glass anti-glare anti-wear sapphire crystal
    Case back anti-glare anti-wear sapphire crystal, screwed
    Crown Waterproof Crown
    Strap Alligator leather strap with folding buckle