Louis Vuitton Launches New Tambour Evolution Series

Louis Vuitton’s watchmaking industry has opened a new chapter: the Tambour eVolution watch series is born. A new interpretation of ‘Tambour’, a design with male charm and tension, perfectly integrated in this high-tech watch. This Tambour eVolution watch series innovatively uses ‘black MMC’ material, separated from the classic Tambour design concept, reinterpreting the iconic Louis Vuitton watch.

A new chapter in the line

 It’s not just a change, it’s an innovation. Since the birth of the first Louis Vuitton Tambour series in 2002, the unique octagonal crown, the case engraved with the twelve letters of Louis Vuitton and the masculine case design have become the logo of the Louis Vuitton Sex watch. The Tambour eVolution series set a precedent for modern design.

 Its design is more angular and masculine. The design of the octagonal crown was revolutionarily designed as a non-slip crown with 9 grooves, fully embodying the humanized design. The smooth case made of black MMC is inserted into the V-shaped crown of the crown, as if the original Louis Vuitton twelve letters around the case are missing and integrated into this large V Type fine rigid link point.

 Louis Vuitton accumulates energy from the mix and match of materials, low-key and powerful: the newly-made case complements the black MMC bezel, and the combination of the black MMC case and the rose gold bezel. This architectural design makes this watch full of power and at the same time the characteristics of high-tech experts. The GMT three-hand version of the 43 mm diameter case and the GMT chronograph version of the 45 mm diameter case both emphasize this feature. This exquisite new watch series emphasizes the ergonomic comfort when worn, which is perfect.

 The innovation is also reflected on the black bezel, and the arrow-shaped second time zone dark red pointer makes the surface design more bold, eye-catching and impressive. Similarly, the circular dial at six o’clock for the day and night and the date opening at three o’clock are also impressive.

 And don’t forget another important innovation: the Tambour eVolution series is the first Louis Vuitton watch series to come with a fully rigid strap.

Real best performance

 The sense of high-tech is not only reflected in the glorious design of the Tambour eVolution series watches, but also in its real materials. The use of black MMC (Metal Matrix Composite) marks the entry of the Tambour eVoultion watch into an absolutely high-tech world. Originally used in the aerospace industry and then in the highly competitive F1 racing world, metal-based composite materials represent excellent performance with both lightness and high strength. The black MMC material has been processed by a complex chemical process and has been made into a rigid version of the bezel. And rose gold case. This combination of different materials makes the Tambour eVolution series a model of the perfect combination of tradition and modernity.

 The unique technological innovation of the Tambour eVolution series watch is also reflected in its three different processing methods for the dial material: the edge part is burnt blue, the middle part is satin-finished, and finally the center part is matte sanded. The polished rhodium-plated scale is delicately designed to be placed at an angle of 7 degrees to maximize the concentration of light. The dial is covered with two anti-reflective coatings on the sapphire surface.

 The Tambour eVolution automatic watch with day and night display and the automatic chronograph with day and night display are equipped with LV71 and LV92 movements, respectively. Both automatic movements have a 42-hour power reserve and both have a frequency of 28,800 / hour. Through the transparent case back, the balance wheel engraved with the Louis Vuitton logo can be seen.

TAMBOUR EVOLUTION

– 43mm diameter case.

– Black MMC bezel and crown insert.

– Arabic numerals and vertical lines mark the black surface at all times.

– Fine strap.

– LV71 self-winding movement with LV logo engraved on the balance wheel.

– Two time display hours, day and night display and date display function.

– 42-hour power reserve.

– Vibration frequency of 28,800 / hour.

– 25 ruby ​​bearings.

– 100 meters waterproof.

– Transparent case back.

TAMBOUR EVOLUTION day and night display precise automatic chronograph

– 45mm diameter case.

– Black MMC bezel and crown insert.

– Arabic numerals and vertical lines mark the black surface at all times.

– Fine strap.

– LV92 self-winding movement with LV logo engraved on the balance wheel.

– Timekeeping, time display, day and night display and date display.

– 42-hour power reserve.

– Vibration frequency of 28,800 / hour.

– 26 ruby ​​bearings.

– 100 meters waterproof.

– Transparent case back.

TAMBOUR EVOLUTION rose gold chronograph day and night

– Black MMC case, 18K rose gold bezel, buttons, crown.

– 45mm diameter case.

– Rose gold Arabic numerals and vertical lines mark the black surface at all times.

– 18K rose gold strap.

– LV92 self-winding movement with LV logo engraved on the balance wheel.

– Timekeeping, time display, day and night display and date display.

– 42-hour power reserve.

– Vibration frequency of 28,800 / hour.

– 26 ruby ​​bearings.

– 100 meters waterproof.

– Transparent case back.

Omega Omega Standards Must Be More Accurate-news Omega

The COSC certification of the Swiss Observatory may not be enough, because the new watch testing standards established by OMEGA in cooperation with the Swiss Federal Institute of Metrology (METAS) have changed from planning Come true.

Recently, the brand held a press conference in Biel, Switzerland, and officially introduced that ‘Zhenzhen Observatory Watch’ (belonging to the Globemaster series) will be added to its lineup of commercially available products. As soon as the news came out, for fans and collectors who valued the quality of the watch. Saying is another focus worthy of attention. As early as the end of 2014, the news of the cooperation between the two parties has been exposed, but because the entire evaluation mechanism has not yet been fully established, it is not until nearly a year later that the various aspects of the certification mechanism have gradually matured, and the brand released the first one that has passed the new META certification. The Chronometer Observatory.

Recently, the brand held a press conference in Biel, Switzerland, and officially introduced that ‘Zhenzhen Observatory Watch’ (belonging to the Globemaster series) will be added to its lineup of commercially available products. As soon as the news came out, for fans and collectors who valued the quality of the watch. Saying is another focus worthy of attention. As early as the end of 2014, the news of the cooperation between the two parties has been exposed, but because the entire evaluation mechanism has not yet been fully established, it is not until nearly a year later that the various aspects of the certification mechanism have gradually matured, and the brand released the first one that has passed the new META certification. The Chronometer Observatory.

On the day of the press conference, important watchmakers including Swatch Group Chief Executive Nick Hayek, METAS Research Director Dr. Christian Bock, and Omega Global President Stephen Urquhart attended the event, showing the importance of the new certification listing. Mr. Hayek mentioned on the day: ‘For Omega, excellent timepiece craftsmanship, historical heritage and innovative spirit are indispensable elements, and there is one thing that is equally critical, and that is trust-trust from the consumer market. .By working with an independent agency such as METAS, we hope to reach a level of openness and transparency to consumers, demonstrating the professionalism and leading standards of Swiss watchmaking. ‘The focus of this conversation is on third-party objectivity and watches The verification of test data will be attractive to consumers.

As for the new certification, will Omega, which originally belonged to C.O.S.C. certification owners, abandon this traditional certification? The answer is no. The brand’s plan can maintain the dual certification form and combine the advantages of both certifications, making the quality of the watch passed the test more reassuring.

The new METAS certification has a total of 8 test levels. The actual test phase is a simulation test of daily wear using a watch at an intensive time point (10 days). The most interesting item is that the watch must be able to resist 15,000 Gauss Strong magnetic field, this is a very interesting threshold, because at this stage, in addition to the Swatch Group can propose a watch equipped with a Master Co-Axial movement to achieve the standard, look at the altar so imprinted on the antimagnetic performance of the brand may be a lantern I still can’t find it. Although this new certification is clearly open to any watch factory, it is still meaningful to Omega’s own works at this stage. On the day of the press conference, Omega again introduced the contents of the new METAS certification tests, followed by the display time of the Chronometer Observatory. And the most exciting thing is that in the future, consumers can check the test results of their watches through the Internet. Compared with any certification logo or a certification certificate / card engraved on the watch, they can directly watch the actual measurement. The results are believed to be more convincing, and also set a new thinking mode for watch certification.

Strong Aspirations Breguet Type Series Legend

Breguet has produced military timers for two hundred years, from the travel bell of Napoleon to Egypt, to the marching pedometer of Russian tsar Alexander I. Mr. Abraham-Louis Breguet is a great pioneer in watchmaking, and his achievements are obvious to all. But perhaps not everyone knows that his fifth-generation grandson, Louis Breguet, was a pioneer of aviation timepieces.

   At the Musée des Arts et Métiers, there is also a Biplane manufactured by Louis Breguet in 1911.
Breguet and military aviation
   Louis Breguet has always had a keen interest in aviation and put it into practice. At the age of 22, he was appointed chief engineer of the family workshop. In 1907, at the age of 27, he had built a Gyroplane that could take off on his own power, and then he founded an aircraft manufacturing company named after his own surname.

Louis Breguet, the fifth generation of the Breguet brand

   In 1909, his first biplane was completed, then the first seaplane in 1912, followed by the first bomber in 1915. In 1917, the great Breguet XIV (14) aircraft assisted the coalition forces in winning the First World War. Between the two wars, Louis Breguet has been exporting aircraft to some countries in Europe, the Americas and even Japan. Breguet aircraft made record-breaking long-distance voyages. In 1924, it completed the flight from Paris to Tokyo. In 1927, it was the first voyage across the Atlantic Ocean. In 1930, it was the first voyage from Paris to New York. Breguet aircraft have laid the foundation for the development of modern aviation. Today, many of them still fly in the sky.

Breguet 4107 was produced in September 1938 and sold to France for 15,800 francs. Keyless Siderometre Breguet 101 double-second chronograph, only 25 were made.

   The aviation industry is just like in Japan. Similarly, Breguet’s watch workshops have also developed rapidly in aviation timepieces. Breguet has always provided precision chronographs for the aviation industry. They have made a stellar timepiece called Siderometre, which is a few minutes away from our current daily use. This watch was useful in the extreme expedition of the 1950s. .

Breguet Type XI in the cockpit

   Since then, Breguet has also developed Type XI and Type XII cockpit timepieces, which are still widely used in aircraft in up to 15 countries. As one of the early timepieces, it also provided a design template for the Type XX models later introduced.
Breguet Type
   Based on the production of the company’s first chronograph watch in 1935, Breguet completed the design of this watch according to specifications and named it TypeXX. The first batch of secretly produced watches was recognized by the French Technical Centre in 1950. From 1954 to the 1970s, TypeXX became the designated timepiece for the French Air Force, the Aviation Test Center, and the Naval Air Force. Since these watches are the property of the state and are only worn by pilots for particularly important missions, they are not too many in terms of quantity.
   After 1986, the Type XX watch was converted to civilian use. The real popularity was the third-generation Type XX launched in 1995, named Aéronavale. Today, the Type XX series in production is still a series sought after by aviation experts and watch history enthusiasts. Breguet has developed it into a complete family of fully automatic flyback chronograph movements.

   Type XX Aéronavale 3800 stainless steel flyback chronograph. Self-winding movement with small stopwatch. 30-minute and 12-hour totalizer. The dial can be rotated in both directions. Luminous hands and digital hour signs. Bolted crown. Water-resistant to 10 Pa (100 meters). 39 mm in diameter.

   Flyback chronograph watch No. 3820, the self-winding movement is equipped with a small calendar and small seconds, and a 30-minute and 12-hour cumulative timer. Screw-down crown with 100-meter water resistance. Size 39 mm, steel and titanium.

   The Type XXI 3810 watch, which is based on the Type XX, is equipped with a central flyback minute totalizer and 24-hour time display. It has a center hand movement record for more than a minute, an automatic winding movement calendar and a small second hand, day and day. / Night display and 12-hour cumulative timer, the scale outer ring can be twisted, and there are luminous hours, minutes, seconds and digital hour markers, screw-locked crown, and 100 meters waterproof. The size is increased to 42 mm. Rose gold, stainless steel and titanium.

   Another TypeXII 3880 uses silicon escapement, the movement frequency is as high as 10 Hz, the performance is remarkable, rose gold and stainless steel two models. The minute scale ring is composed of red and white short lines, combined with the red and white two-color digital hour sign second hand scale ring, you can see at a glance whether the timer is in the first (red) or second (white) 30-second rotation region. The BREGUET TYPE XXII chronograph has a flyback function that resets the totalizer to zero and restarts quickly with a single operation. In addition, the watch has a second time zone display and is accompanied by a calendar window. With a two-speed crown, you can adjust the central hour hand and reset the second time zone indication without affecting the minute hand. When the crown is in the central hour hand setting, the calendar changes with the time in the central main time zone. The 3 o’clock position is a 24-hour day and night display, which helps the wearer to know whether the area covered by the second time zone is day or night. The sub-dial at 9 o’clock shows the rotating second hand, which is also a 30-second circle, highlighting the extraordinaryness of this work. The brown dial contrasts sharply with the red flyback hands, and is paired with a corresponding brown leather strap.

   This year, in order to highlight the century-old establishment of the French navy aviation team, Breguet has taken pride in its watchmaking skills; it has created a limited edition of only 1,000 Aéronavale 3803 in the world. Slightly different from 3800, the two-way rotating bezel painted in black paint, the Arabic numerals on the bezel are slightly larger than the conventional version, and the retro crown is specially made for the limited edition. The back of the case is engraved with the emblem of the French Navy Air Force As well as the centenary year and so on, such a historic commemorative watch, with a special custom display box and limited certificate.

Elegant And Exquisite Performance Tasting Breguet Classic Complex Series 5367 Ultra Thin Tourbillon Platinum Watch

One of the most outstanding inventions in the history of watches and clocks is the complex tourbillon. Its appearance not only greatly improved the accuracy of timepieces, but also represented the highest level in the manufacturing process of mechanical watches. . As the inventor of the tourbillon, the Swiss high-end watch brand Breguet introduced the classic series 5377 watch in 2013. It cleverly combines the classic appearance of the brand with advanced technology to pay tribute to the most outstanding watch technology. In 2018, the brand refocused its design on the tourbillon and launched the Breguet classic complex series 5367 ultra-thin tourbillon watch, which incorporated the special ‘big fire’ enamel process into it, combining superior performance with elegant appearance , Both internal and external, leaving a deep impression. The new work is divided into platinum and 18K rose gold. Let’s take a look at this watch with platinum as an example: (watch model: 5367PT / 29 / 9WU)

The first watch in the series to be equipped with a ‘big fire’ enamel plate

18K Rose Gold
   This watch is the first of Breguet’s classic and complicated series. It is the first model equipped with the ‘Big Fire’ enamel plate, and the tourbillon is purely and perfectly interpreted on it. It is simple, exquisite and sharp. Compared with the 5,377 watches launched in 2013, the new watch does not have a power reserve display function and looks more simple. Clear and easy to read. In addition, Breguet also inlaid fine gemstones on the tourbillon bridge modified by hand chamfering, highlighting the finishing touch of the dial elements.
Watch real shot display

   Compared with the gentle and low-luxury rose gold, platinum has a more high-cold, luxurious character. Most of this material is used in special models and limited editions, showing noble temperament. The case of this watch is made of platinum. The diameter of the table is 42 mm, and the outer ring is decorated with the brand’s classic coin pattern, showing an exclusive recognition and enjoyment. Equipped with independently welded lugs secured with screws, making the watch fit the wrist more closely and ergonomically.

   The platinum crown is located on one side of the watch. It is engraved with the Breguet logo pattern and is designed with a non-slip texture.

   The elegant white ‘Big Fire’ enamel dial looks clean and simple, and the ‘off-centre’ hour and minute indicator design on the senses highlights the tourbillon device. It is equipped with a Breguet digital time-marking ring and blue steel hands. The time indication is very clear and easy to read.

   The tourbillon frame is made of titanium, and the hand-chamfered tourbillon bridge is inlaid with fine gems. The small second hand is located on the axis of the tourbillon, which highlights the delicate layout of the disk.

   Through the back cover of the process, the Cal.581 self-winding ultra-thin movement is immediately in front of us. From the real shot, we can also see that both the movement (3 mm) and the watch are very thin and amazing. . It adopts a horizontal flip lever escapement, equipped with a silicon pallet and a silicon hairspring, with a vibration frequency of 4 Hz. The barrel is supported by roller bearings, which can provide up to 80 hours of power reserve. The movement is rhodium-plated, and the splints, crates and rotors are all hand-engraved for a great look. Looking closely at the outer edge, there is a platinum automatic rotor that not only provides greater inertia for the winding, but also expands the viewing range of the movement, which is unique and clever, giving people a bright eye.

  Alligator leather strap with natural cracks and edge stitching, elegant and stylish.

   And with a metal folding clasp, you can finish wearing the watch by pressing the buttons on both sides of the clasp, which is very convenient.

Breguet Classic Complex 5367 Ultra-thin Tourbillon Platinum Watch
Summary: This time, Breguet once again added a classic charm and outstanding performance to the new watch, and incorporated a more modern aesthetic eccentric design and a special ‘big fire’ enamel craft plate into it. Proud of traditional complication again. If you like this watch, you may wish to pay more attention.

Crafting And Meticulous Perspective Revival Of Fashion

In the traditional sense, the perspective table is often a fine brand to show its strength, because even if there is no technical feature, rearranging the movement to make it transparent and beautiful, You can do well casually. At the same time, various metal engraving and polishing processes and decoration techniques make the perspective table look magnificent. Over the years, the perspective watch, which had been somewhat neglected, has quietly become a new fashion, and of course, there have been obvious new changes.
Jijia

Jaeger-LeCoultre
In collaboration with British car brand AstonMartin, Jaeger-LeCoultre has launched an extremely complex tourbillon watch with a second time zone display and a retrograde calendar display. The new watch combines modern materials with horological technology-a 44 mm diameter ceramic case with a self-made 988 automatic movement. In addition to the automobile radiator grid dial, a hollow tourbillon splint made of gold-plated aluminum alloy is also used. In order to show this complex mechanical movement without any obscurity, it uses a cutting-edge central calendar hand, which jumps back to the beginning at the end of each month and starts from the beginning. The skeletonized 12-hour GMT hand is also located in the center of the dial, and displays the time in the second time zone together with the AM / PM disc at 12 o’clock. Through the central opening of the dial, you can see the bottom plate of the movement, which is made of anodized aluminum or with a ruthenium coating. Through the sapphire glass case back, you can see a rotor made of platinum-iridium alloy. The rotor is fixed by a carbon fiber bracket and is linked with a ceramic bearing for easy winding.
Whether it is traditional handmade or modern industrial design, the revival of perspective watches has attracted more and more watch fans. This large-scale ‘semi-perspective’ design seems to be more and more popular in the future, becoming one of the main trends in the watch market.
Vacheron Constantin

Vacheron Constantin
Oujiang Shidanton’s perspective table shows the factory’s profound skills in watchmaking. Although some people think that its movement seems more ordinary, many structural differences under perspective are still appreciated by any expert. The Quaidel’Ile model produced this year can be designed into various shapes according to customer needs, so it has unparalleled richness. There are more than 400 combinations of case materials, movement models and dial designs. One of the Quaidel’Ile watches is equipped with a 2460QH automatic movement with a calendar function. The other watch with a 2475SC / 1 automatic movement has added functions such as the day of the week and power reserve display. The dial is as delicate and exquisite as ever, designed by Orell Fussli Security Printing Ltd in Zurich. This prestigious company is also a Swiss franc printer, so it uses many of the latest security technologies such as secure watermarking, micro-printing, laser plating and metal spraying. Whether it is a dark or light version, these technologies ensure that each watch has a unique security. It is worth noting that both watches can vaguely see the movement through the dial, showing special interest.

Omega Speedmaster Mark Ii Remastered Revealed

As we all know, the Omega Speedmaster series bears the infinite glory and legend of the brand. In 1969, humanity first realized the dream of landing on the moon, while the two astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin at the time wore The Speedmaster series of watches launched by Swiss watchmaker Omega became a veritable ‘Moon Landing Watch’. Later, the brand also launched a watch named SpeedMaster Mark II, which established itself in the watch industry.

 The Speedmaster series of watches has established its own characteristics in the development process of a century, and of course it has won the favor of many people. Omega also launched the Speedmaster Mark II replica watch at the coming of SIHH in 2014. The diameter of the case is 42.4 mm (the length of the integrated lug is 46.2 mm) and the thickness is 14.5 mm. It will provide four dials: black, blue, gray, and ivory. The picture above is the first two color schemes released. It is expected that this reprinted version of Mark II will also become a ‘large size’ of the Speedmaster family.

 The barrel-shaped classic dial design is retained, and the self-winding Calibre 3330 dual-axis escapement is presented. At present, the official release and pricing information of this watch has not yet been announced. For more details, you may pay attention to this year’s Basel Watch Fair.

Royce Set A New Asian Auction Record For Rolex

The auction house in collaboration with Bacs & Russo proudly announces that the “Rolex Milestones: 38 Legendary Watches That Make History” theme auction totaled HK $ 60,858,750 / US $ 7,844,693 And set a new historical record.

Aurel Bacs hosts auction

   The first Asian-themed auction at Filex achieved fruitful results, with 47% of the lots sold for more than the highest pre-sale estimate, with an average sale price of more than $ 200,000. The star of this auction is a Rolex Reference 8171 ‘Padellone’ stainless steel watch with a transaction price of HK $ 7,880,000 / US $ 1,015,732 (equivalent to RMB 6,989,760), setting a new record for Rolex watches in Asia.

Rolex Reference 8171 ‘Padellone’ stainless steel watch

   Sam Hines, International Director of the Watches Division of Filitech Auctions and Vice President of Asia, said: ‘Filicis is fortunate to convene the global watch community in this unique way. John Goldberger, a world-renowned scholar and book writer, has planned for the auction. Pucci Papaleo and his team launched a limited-edition auction catalog. The result is a carefully planned theme auction. Filix celebrates the brand’s timepieces representing Rolex’s historical milestones. Asia has quickly transformed into one of the world’s major watch markets This auction has attracted huge attention from all over the world. ‘

Panerai Radiomir 3-day Power Reserve Watch

The new Radiomir Black Seal 3 Days Automatic 45 mm automatic power watch is equipped with Panerai P.9000 self-winding mechanical movement, completely developed by Panerai Watch Factory. A three-day power reserve with a Radiomir case for the first time.
The Radiomir case is made of polished stainless steel with a diameter of 45 mm. The black ‘sandwich’ structure dial, with bar-shaped hour markers and large Arabic numerals on the azimuth point, is completely faithful to the traditional aesthetic design of Panerai; 9 o’clock A small seconds dial is set at the clock position, and a date display is set at the 3 o’clock position. Through the sapphire crystal glass of the case back, you can clearly appreciate the movement of the P.9000 movement and the automatic disk; the automatic disk that can work in both directions automatically winds the two barrels when worn.
Radiomir Black Seal 3 Days Automatic 45mm P.9000 calibre with a diameter of 13¾ legal minutes and a thickness of 7.9mm. The balance wheel vibrates 28,800 times per hour. In addition to the time and date display, the P.9000 also has an hour quick-adjustment device: a twelve-tooth star wheel and a small spring clutch, which can be adjusted one at a time without disturbing the minute hand movement and watch operation. Adjust the hour by the hour. The date display is also connected to the same device, and the date will automatically adjust when the hand passes midnight.
Panerai’s new Radiomir 45mm 3-day power reserve automatic watch
Radiomir Black Seal 3 Days Automatic 45mm 3 Days Automatic Automatic Watch (PAM00388) is equipped with a black alligator leather strap and a detachable linear lug (Panelai patent), making it easier and easier to change the strap.
Radiomir Black Seal 3 Days Automatic 45mm 3 Days Automatic Power Reserve Watch, 316L Polished Stainless Steel Case, 45mm Diameter, Model PAM00388, Hours, Minutes, Small Seconds, Date, Panerai P.9000 Automatic Winding Machine The core has a 3-day power reserve, a transparent sapphire crystal and a rear case cover. It is water-resistant to 100 meters, with an alligator leather strap engraved with the PANERAI logo, and a large polished steel buckle.
Panerai’s new Radiomir 45mm 3-day power reserve automatic watch
Panerai P.9000 automatic mechanical movement, completely developed by Panerai. 13¾ cm, 7.9 mm thick, 28 stones, Glucydur balance wheel, vibrating 28,800 times per hour. Incabloc anti-shock device, 3-day power reserve, 2 barrels, 197 parts.