Seiko Won The 2008 Best Watch In The Netherlands

Recently, SEIKO (Seiko) Spring Drive Chronograph won the ‘2008 Best Watch’ award in the Netherlands, making the number of Spring Drive watches winning again.
    The award was selected by the Netherlands’ most prestigious watch special ‘Horloges Magazine’, the results of which were announced in the July issue of the magazine and aimed at 30,000 subscribers.
Spring Drive Chronograph SPS001
Best Watch of 2008
Spring Drive chronograph (calibre 5R86)
Hour hand, minute hand, second hand, calendar display
GMT (both places) hands
72-hour energy storage
Timing function, can measure up to 12 hours
Specifications
Case: High-strength titanium
Strap: High-strength titanium, butterfly button with push button switch.
Table mirror: sapphire crystal
Case back: Sapphire crystal
Water resistance: 10 bar waterproof
Price: The suggested retail price in China is RMB 64,000.
Quantity: Limited to 300 pieces worldwide, 30 pieces to be distributed in China.
    This award was selected after a two-stage process. A jury composed of many well-known watch experts first reviewed every five categories of products submitted by many contestants and made a shortlist of candidates. Subsequently, the brands on the list were invited to make presentations on the participating products, and the jury held a full-day meeting at the ‘Elite Huis ter Duin’ hotel in Noordwijk.
     A four-member delegation from SEIKO (SEIKO) Netherlands Ltd. (SNBV) delivered a statement that impressed the judges and awarded the SEIKO (SEIKO) Spring Drive Chronograph with a prize in the range of 3,000 to 10,000 Euros.
    The members of the jury include Mr. Kalf, a highly respected teacher at the “WOSTEP” education center in Newchâteau; Mr. Gaemers, the sole watch assessor for the Dutch royal family; Mr. Nijpels, a renowned watch collector; and Amsterdam and Geneva Mr. Wooter, a watch expert at Sotheby’s; Mr. Des Bouvrie, a well-known Dutch designer and watch enthusiast; Mrs. Collignon, the queen of Dutch fashion and fashion; Mr. Stapel, a well-known actor and watch enthusiast in the Netherlands ; Very influential real estate developer is also one of the world’s largest watch collectors Mr. Homburg; high-end watch dealer Mr. Van Hell; Horloges magazine publisher Mr. Harry Wijnschenk served as the jury Chairman.
    SEIKO Spring Drive chronographs share the honour originally held by them with Nomos Glashuette, Piaget, Jaeger LeCoultre and Bell & Ross.

Introduction To The Blancpain Collection Of Women’s Watches

Blancpain Women’s Orchid Watch
Blancpain Women’s Orchid Watch
Technical Parameters:
Movement: self-winding, Calibre 615 movement.
Function: hour hand, minute hand; week, calendar, monthly calendar, moon phase display.
壳 Case: white gold; 34mm diameter; Roman numeral dial and mother-of-pearl geometric pattern; sapphire crystal.
Band: Satin / Snake.
Reference price: RMB223000
19 Since 1930, Blancpain has firmly believed that women have a strong appreciation of magical mechanical watches. Therefore, Blancpain’s traditional Haute Horlogerie ladies watch has a rich and varied history. Over the past century, Blancpain has made countless achievements in this field, including the first women’s automatic winding watch, the smallest round-winding movement, and recently manufactured The thinnest perpetual calendar in the world. For many years, Blancpain has often witnessed the eternal moments of love by designing premium limited edition Valentine’s Day watches. Blancpain watches have evolved from purely chronograph tools to jewellery-encrusted or unique styles. This change has witnessed the development trajectory of the contemporary watchmaking industry. For many years, the hearts of many women have been accompanied by the gentle rhythm of Blancpain’s mechanical winding movement. It is no accident

Art Gallery 2016 Geneva International High-level Watch Salon Vacheron Constantin Pavilion List

From January 18th to January 22nd, the 26th Geneva International Haute Horlogerie Salon opened at the Palexpo Exhibition Center. As in previous years, the watch house team went to the scene to bring the majority of watch fans to the scene. Come to the latest and most comprehensive exhibition report. Let’s follow the footsteps of the Watch House to admire the new exhibition hall of Vacheron Constantin in the Geneva International Haute Horlogerie Salon.

   The Vacheron Constantin exhibition hall adopts a double-layer structure, and the inner layer is the brand logo on the front, noble and elegant. The showcases are circularly spread out, each depicting different themes such as vertical and horizontal series, excellent technology, distinctive design, elegant women and complex functions.

    The outer wall is decorated with selected images, showing the exquisite craftsmanship of the movement crafted by the brand’s master craftsmen. Visit the promenade and discover the mysteries of Vacheron Constantin’s time-honored in two and a half centuries.

   Visiting guests appreciate timepieces and exchange insights.

   Vacheron Constantin has a VIP lounge, decorated with white bouquets, elegant and warm.
   Vacheron Constantin has been relentlessly creating new products, showing the original strength of the brand in the field of arts and crafts. What kind of surprise will Vacheron Constantin bring to watch lovers during the 261th anniversary celebration? Stay tuned for a follow-up report from a reporter in front of the Watch House. For more details, please click on the report feature of the 2016 Geneva Watch Show:

Creating A New Height In Watchmaking Tasting Richard Mille Rm 50-03 Ultralight Double Seconds Chasing Tourbillon Chronograph

Infinite horological creativity and avant-garde design have once again demonstrated the unique charm of Richard Mille, a Swiss high-end independent watchmaking brand. 2017 is a landmark year for the brand. Richard Mille and McLaren-Honda have used the superb watchmaking craftsmanship to create the McLAREN F1 ultralight two-second chase tourbillon chronograph. With a weight of 40 grams, it is the most timepiece manufactured, continuing the legend of brand watchmaking. This watch combines titanium alloy with carbon fiber and introduces another new material, GRAPH TPT ™ ®, into the creation of the case, which makes the case extremely light. In addition, this watch not only retains ergonomics and a unique stunning appearance, but also adds ultra-high shock resistance and ultra-lightweight characteristics, which can be regarded as a monumental contribution in the history of the watch. (Watch model: RM 50-03 McLaren F1)

Exceed the limits and create historical glory

   Graphene, as a new type of nano material, is 6 times lighter than steel, but 200 times stronger than steel, greatly enhancing the physical properties of carbon fiber, which makes the case greatly improve the wrist while ensuring ultra-light weight. Toughness and abrasion resistance of the watch. The watch’s main color design inspiration is derived from the color elements of the 2017 Shanghai McLAREN F1 racing car. The orange is bright and sporty, giving the watch a distinctive sensory enjoyment.
Watch details

   The combination of a barrel-shaped case and high-end sophisticated technology retains the brand’s identity and has become Richard Mille’s most representative brand DNA. The undulating gray and black striped case perfectly integrates with the mechanically charming dial, showing the unique charm of this watch.

New materials create new glory

   Almost every year, Richard Mill will surprise us with unexpected timepieces. This year is also true. The case of the new watch is known for its beautiful undulating stripes of TPT ™ carbon fiber (consisting of up to 600 layers). Parallel microfilaments), but the maximum thickness is only 30 microns. They were injected into a graphene-containing supercharged resin, and then their fiber layers were knitted at 45 ° using a CNC machine. The composite was then solidified by heating at 120 ° C and 6 bar. McLaren applied technology to countless control and verification tests, developed various solutions, and finally produced Graph TPT ™ ®, a material exclusively used by RICHARD MILLE in the watchmaking field.

   The shape of the crown is inspired by the racing rims used by McLaren-Honda, with orange rubber parts on the outside, which has excellent texture and convenient timing. Together with the recessed timer button on the intake duct of the McLaren-Honda racing car, it forms the operating part of the watch. The logo is clear and easy to understand.

   The performance and energy transfer of the movement can be read through the colored indicator above, indicating 70 hours of energy storage and torque display. The function indicator at 3 o’clock is similar to the transmission gear of a car. When the crown is pulled out, you can see the winding, manual setting or neutral position through the function indicator. The currently selected function is displayed by the hands at four o’clock: W (winding), N (neutral) and H (manual setting). The 6 o’clock position is a small seconds dial, and the 9 o’clock position is a 30-minute counter, which gives the dial a more mechanical aesthetic.

   The movement is all polished and processed by hand. The improved balance of the tooth shape of the mainspring is used to obtain excellent balance torque and optimized results. The tourbillon escapement structure is perfectly combined with the two-second tracking device to show the brand’s superb watchmaking. skill. It also provides technical support for the operation of the watch’s outstanding complex functions.

   With an orange elastic band, it can adapt to the wearer’s wrist well, make the watch close to the wrist, ergonomic design, and the elastic band is good in flexibility and excellent texture, which facilitates the wear of the watch, eliminating the need for Buckle time.

Richard Mille McLAREN F1 Ultralight Double Seconds Chasing Tourbillon Chronograph

Summary: This year, Richard Mille and McLaren-Honda once again showed us the legendary charm of the brand’s watches, and wrote the history of the lightest timepieces with the extraordinary characteristics of ultra-light and strong materials. The significance for both the brand and the watch industry is far-reaching. The McLAREN F1 ultralight two-second chase tourbillon chronograph is limited to 75 pieces and is only available in the Richard Mille boutique. Each watch comes with a 1: 5 scale model of the McLaren-Honda racing car that Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne drove in 2017. If you like a table friend, you may wish to enter the brand store and consult the details of this watch.

Iwc Shows The Night Sky On Your Wrist-news Iwc

IWC Schaffhausen launched a new Portuguese Sidérale Scafusia model, which is one of the most sophisticated and sophisticated models created by IWC.
After more than 10 years of intensive research, the well-known Swiss watchmaker finally successfully launched this watch that combines the functions of SolarTime and Sidereal Time.

Every watch is unique
Portuguese Sidérale Scafusia watches are not produced in series. Each watch will be produced exclusively according to the customer’s order, which is a separate item in itself. Because the star map and range, as well as the sunrise and sunset times, must be calculated and displayed at the exact location specified by the customer, individual mechanical parts must be customized and then individually assembled and adjusted.

This means that each customer not only wears a unique watch on his wrist, but also possesses his own personality constellation, as seen from the location of his choice in the night sky.
Personality is essential for Portuguese Sidérale Scafusia watches. As part of the special service, customers can design their own precious watches within the scope set by the IWC design philosophy.
Depending on the material of the case and strap, together with five different color dials, as well as various color inlays and straps, there will be more than 200 possible combinations worldwide.
Given this personalised service and demanding design work, customers will have to wait about a year for delivery. The so-called: characteristics take time.
Original source: www.iwc.com

Ppr Changed Its Name To Kering- News Ppr

The French luxury goods group PPR, which owns watch brands such as Boucheron, Girard-Perregaux, JeanRichard and Gucci, announced that it will be renamed Kering, with the Chinese name ‘Kaiyun’. It will completely divest the retail industry within this year and complete its strategic transformation. The new name of the group must be formally approved at the annual general meeting on June 18, 2013.
This marks the group’s final strategic transformation, focusing on investing and operating in luxury and sports and lifestyle brands.
Francois-Henri Pinault, CEO and Chairman of the Board, said in a statement: ‘Renewing our identity is an inevitable consequence of our transformation. The new name reflects not only our business scope and The change in business model also fully reflects our new identity and corporate culture. ‘
The new name of the group is inspired by the origin of the group’s business-in the Brittany region of northwestern France, KER in ‘Kering’ means ‘home’ in Brittany, and ‘Kering’ is pronounced with English words ‘Caring’ is similar, which means that the Group will ‘care and care’ for its brands and partners.
François Henri Pino introduced the new identity of the company to the directors and employees of the head office of the Group yesterday, and introduced this new to Kering and most of its employees around the world through a webcast. name. He also added: ‘Kering is a rich name that reflects our purpose and the vision of our business. This new identity is a pin-on-pin and we will take this opportunity to further support our subsidiaries Brands realize their potential and achieve greater growth. ‘
Advisory Board:
Brand strategy and slogan: Dragon Rouge
Name, brand, visual design and website: Havas
Lifestyle Premiere: TBWA \\ Company
Source: PPR

Omega Presents 2014 Design Ambassador Charity Fundraising Dinner ‘sustaining Time’

Omega once again sponsors the 2014 Design Ambassador Charity Funding Dinner (The Ambassadors’ Ball) hosted by the Hong Kong Design Ambassador (AoD). The event took place on November 8, 2014 at 35 Dabadian Street. PMQ Yuan Chuangfang was successfully held and raised over HK $ 5.5 million in donations. AoD also officially launched the latest funding scheme Design Trust at the dinner.

   This annual event is Hong Kong’s most influential fundraising event for the arts and design community, supporting AoD to promote creative industries and foster a new generation of design talent in Hong Kong. The donations will be donated to the Design Trust to provide funding for projects to be funded in the coming years. The first batch of funding projects includes Fan Ling, who received funding from the M + / Design Trust for research projects from 2014 to 2015, and MAP Office, which received funding from cultural projects. Its project, called ‘Hong Kong is Land,’ is a response to the New York Center for Contemporary Art (MoMA ).

   Omega once again supported this event as the title sponsor this year, and donated the highly sought-after Speedmaster ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ watch for charity auction. The design of this all-black chronograph watch reinterprets the classic style that accompanied the astronauts on the six missions to the moon. The case is made of a single piece of ceramic, which pioneered the pioneering industry. This outstanding black chronograph watch inherits the outstanding chronograph function and is equipped with the world’s best mass-produced mechanical movement. It is a must-have for watch fans who seek classic style and top technology. In October of this year, this watch was awarded the “Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève 2014” at the Geneva Watch Awards 2014. After an intense auction, this eye-catching chronograph eventually raised HK $ 150,000 for Design Trust.

   The design ambassador’s charity fundraising dinner is the sixth one this year, and the theme of this year is ‘Sustaining Time’. As a unique tradition of the conference, the organizer invites a famous designer as creative director every year. The design of this year is from the handwriting of designer Joyce Wang, who is famous all over the world. She uses wood as the main material, and the entrance of the venue is a 3.6-meter cone tunnel made of recycled wood. When guests enter the venue, they feel like walking into the hourglass, feeling the passage of time, and exploring the infinite possibilities of the future.

New Dewitt Twenty-8-eight Watch-news Dewitt

DeWitt released the fourth model of the DeWitt Twenty-8-Eight series this year. The watch dial has a unique design, and the velvet black dial is patterned by a taupe radial sun pattern. Surround to create an illusionary effect.
The diameter of the 43 mm case is slightly smaller than the size of the brand Academia series, and the cylindrical design on the side is also more compact, exuding a charming light texture as a whole. The elegant streamlined lugs make the proportions of the watch more perfect and more comfortable to wear. However, the toughness characteristic of DeWitt watches is still distinct.

The DeWitt Twenty-8-Eight watch is driven by the DWT8AU self-winding movement (based on the ETA2892 movement), has a 42-hour power reserve, and can see through the sapphire crystal glass back of the exquisite DeWitt rotor designed by the watch factory. The double-edged sword-shaped hour and minute hands are cut out, and the elegant and slim second hand runs elegantly around the dial.
Like any DeWitt watch, the Twent-8-Eight watch is fully assembled, adjusted and inspected by the same watchmaker from start to finish.
www.dewitt.ch

60th Anniversary Of The Variety Omega Supermaster

Back in 1957, Omega Speedmaster, one of the most important watch series in the world, was officially released. In the 60 years since its introduction, the configuration and appearance of Speedmaster watches have changed several times, some of which have become famous key models, and some are not so well known.

   The 1957 CK2915 Broad Arrow was one of the three major products released by Omega. The other two were the Ironmaster Railmaster (CK2914) and the Seamaster 300 (CK2913). All three timepieces are precision timepieces designed for professional tasks, with black dials, sturdy cases and stainless steel bracelets, where mechanical performance and aesthetics complement each other.

   The 1959 Speedmaster Ref. CK 2998 was the first Omega watch to reach space. Astronaut Walter Schirra wore this watch during the Mercury Project ‘Sigma 7’ mission in 1962, when he purchased it for his own use. Two and a half years later, the Speedmaster watch was certified by NASA and officially designated as a dedicated watch for manned space missions.

   For more than half a century, the Omega Speedmaster has witnessed events that test the limits of human physical endurance and mental courage, including the first manned moon landing in July 1969 and NASA manned flights since March 1965 Mission, this is also the watch commonly referred to as the Moon Watch.

   Omega makes very rare stainless steel chronograph chronographs as part of the Alaska IV project. Built for NASA space shuttles, these digital watches feature the date, day of the week, and month display, and are decorated with the words Omega, Speedmaster, Professional, Quartz, and Alaska IV Model .

   In 1992, Omega celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Caliber 321 movement, launched a commemorative gold watch with a limit of 999 Caliber 863 movements, and a watch with a limit of 250 Caliber 864 movements.

   In 1975, Omega first created exclusive watches for NASA’s Apollo Soyuz mission, and has since introduced anniversary timepieces many times, including the supercar wrist released 35 years later (that is, 2010) from this first US / Russian cooperation project. table.

10,000 Levels

Although diving watches have been highly sought after in the horological market today, there are not many watches worthy of starting with budgets set at around 10,000 yuan. Swiss Mido launched a rugged, high-performance professional deep dive watch this year-Mido Pioneer Ocean Star Diver 600 diving watch, regardless of the appearance, materials, movement configuration, etc. Both are very high quality, but Mido has controlled its price to RMB 13,000, which can be said to be extremely cost-effective. Let’s enjoy this deep dive watch together. (Watch model: M026.608.11.041.00)

Watch real picture display

 

  There are two models of the Mido Ocean Star Diver 600 diving watch, one is a black DLC black case with a rubber strap ( click here to view the previous details ), and The other is this more dynamic 316L stainless steel case watch. Black models are more domineering, while steel models tend to be cool and classic.

  This 316L stainless steel watch has a brushed finish on the side of the case to reduce the appearance of scratches caused by external forces.

  The new Mido Ocean Star Diver 600 diving watch with ceramic ring mercerized polished unidirectional rotating bezel. The dark blue ceramic bezel can be permanently bright and fresh, and will not be eroded by years.

  Looking closely at the front of the watch, Mido is equipped with a double-sided anti-glare coated sapphire glass to ensure clear reading. The diameter of the dial is 43.5 millimeters and the thickness is 14.05 millimeters. It seems to be a little heavy, but it is not true, but it adds a touch of atmosphere to the men’s wrist.

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Date display window

  The blue lacquered dial is equipped with diamond-cut hands and coated with Super-LumiNova GradeX® white luminous coating to ensure that the watch can still be read clearly in a dim environment. A date display window is set at 3 o’clock, adding more practical functions to the watch.

  A spiral crown is set on the side of the case, and regular grooves are arranged on the sides to adjust the feel well, and the top of the crown is decorated with the iconic brand logo of Mido.

  The other side of the case is a major design highlight of this professional diving watch. In order to ensure that this watch can discharge the remaining seawater in the watch after the diving is completed, Mido has specially set up a rectangular ‘small cut’ to prevent the watch from being eroded by seawater. The convenience of the small notch is the standard configuration of professional-level deep diving watches-a helium exhaust valve, which can help the wearer to discharge the helium in the watch when it is floating in the deep sea, ensuring the watch to operate normally.

316L stainless steel strap

  The bottom of the table is sealed and engraved with the iconic starfish relief pattern of the Mido Pilot series. The watch is equipped with a Meto Caliber 80 chronometer-certified automatic mechanical movement, which is polished by fine craftsmanship. The automatic oscillating weight is decorated with the Geneva ripple and Si logo. The movement has a diameter of 25.60mm and a thickness of 5.22mm. It is equipped with a silicon hairspring to enhance the antimagnetic and shockproof performance of the watch. After full winding, it can provide a power reserve of up to 80 hours and a waterproof depth of 600 meters.

  Summary: This Mido Ocean Star Diver 600 diving watch combines many current superb watchmaking techniques of the Mido brand. If you choose a watch according to the price of 10,000 yuan, then this is the first choice. Professional diving watch.