Month: June 2017

The Infinite Possibilities Of Fine Watchmaking Sihh 2017 Vacheron Constantin New Product Summary

From January 16 to January 20, 2017, the 27th Geneva International Haute Horlogerie Salon opened at the Palexpo Exhibition Center. At SIHH this year, Vacheron Constantin released several superb timepieces, including the superb 3600 watch with 23 astronomical complications and the Copernicus celestial ball 2460 RT watch with innovative application of decoration technology. The brand loves timepieces. The authors show the unlimited possibilities of fine watchmaking and provide a comprehensive and diverse choice for valued customers.
Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers Loft Craftsman Celestial Complex 3600 Watch (9720C / 000G-B281)

   This watch has a front and back dial design, which brings together 23 astronomical complications, and has three different time reading modes-standard time, solar time and stellar time. There are 15 ingenious complications on the rock-white dial on the front. A pair of skeletonized white gold hands slide over the front of the dial, reading the standard in the traditional way. The 3600 manual winding mechanical movement has successfully integrated more than 20 horological complexities, including three time measurement modes driven by three independent gear transmission systems, and achieved two weeks with two barrels totaling six barrels. Power reserve.

   When the star can be read from the back of the watch, the hours and minutes are indicated by two superimposed sapphire discs, an original and delicate display. The sapphire faceplate on the lower level creates a background with the sky dome, the astronomical hour and minute scale and the four azimuth basis points; the upper layer reflects the constellation, the equatorial projection (white circle) and the ecliptic projection (red circle). The latter depicts Watch the year-round trajectory of the sun from Earth.
For more details, please click: Cabinotiers Attic Artisan Symphony 1860 Watch (9200E / 000G-B099)

   Based on the innovative design concept, its complicated and exquisite mechanical structure has outstanding performance in many aspects, such as the choice of three timekeeping modes-big self-sound, small self-sound and mute-realized by an original design never seen before. : By turning the bezel by 30 degrees for adjustment, there is a scale on the bezel pointing to the timekeeping mode marks engraved on the side of the case-PS, GS and SIL. The minute repeater function is activated by the crown button at 3 o’clock. Rotating the knurled crown clockwise for the movement of the movement, counterclockwise can increase the power for the timekeeping mechanism.
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   The minute repeater function is a symbol of the highest watchmaking art and one of the most highly regarded complication functions. Gently press the slider on the left side of the case, and the gong of the time signal device will sound the corresponding hour, minute and minute. With an eccentric layout, the hour and minute hands are set on the upper part of the dial. At 6 o’clock on the lower part of the dial, the tourbillon dances. The low frequency of 2.5 Hz used in traditional watchmaking adds unique charm and fully displays the beauty of the rhythm of the tourbillon.
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For more details, please click: d’ Art Master Series Copernicus Celestial Orb 2460 RT Watch Big Fire Enamel (7600U / 000G-B212)

   Vacheron Constantin took inspiration from the Copernican celestial map drawn by Andreas Serrarius, using a variety of enamel crafts that it is proud of. The earth made of large open fire enamel shows the blue ocean and continental landforms, showing the true skill of depicting patterns in a limited space. The background of the starry sky on the gold base is decorated with soft enamel glaze. The fine lines show the trajectory of the five celestial bodies on the dial. The dial’s outer ring is decorated with 12 constellation motifs, painted in enamel. First use the template to draw the outline, then use a feather pen to modify the processing and paint with a brush to complete.
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   Automatic watches are not uncommon, and perpetual calendar watches have long been countless. The magic of Vacheron Constantin’s line of ultra-thin perpetual calendar watches is that the thickness of the 1120 QP movement is only 4.05 mm, but it uses an automatic winding system with a perpetual calendar indicating structure. The perpetual calendar is a complicated mechanical structure. This structure alone requires about a hundred parts. Vacheron Constantin is able to make such a complex function automatic movement so thin and thin, which is what makes it exciting.
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   This watch from the Vacheron Constantin heritage series is a rich modification of the previous double retrograde watch 86020. This time, Vacheron Constantin cancelled the retrograde week originally designed at 6 o’clock and changed it to a more interesting moon phase display. Vacheron Constantin’s double retrograde model has long been an ideal model for many watch friends, because it has a unique dial design, simple and practical functions, and delicious. This year’s new watch continues this personalized curved retrograde calendar indication.
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   The dial is based on the use of different levels of gray to distinguish functions, ensuring clear and easy to read, and reproduce the design style of the Vacheron Constantin chronograph in the 1940s. With sword-shaped hands and track-type minute scales, the black tachometer dial that surrounds the dial highlights the technical features of this model. The small seconds and chronograph minute dial are decorated with a snail-shaped brushed outer ring in the center. The moon phase profit and loss indicator is located in the center of the date dial and is set at 6 o’clock at the bottom of the dial. The moon phase disk is made of pink gold and hand polished.
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Rolex Rolex King Sailing Race Ended Perfectly

Known as Asia’s highest level blue ocean offshore regatta-The 27th ‘Rolex China Sea Race’ was held on April 16, 2014 in Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong. Set sail and ended successfully in Subic Bay, Philippines. Rolex has been sponsoring this world-class offshore race since 2008.

Hi FI to win the IRC Championship

After 57 hours, 31 minutes and 18 seconds, 87-year-old Syd Fischer led his 90-foot sailing ship ‘Ragamuffin 90’ to win the ‘frontline championship’. He has participated in the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race 45 times and was also the winner of the Rolex Fastnet Yacht Race in 1971. And 74-year-old NeilPryde led the 52-foot ‘HiFi’ to win the ‘IRC Championship’ for the second time in two days, 21 hours, 47 minutes, and defeated Bryon Ehrhart’s TP52 ‘Lucky’ by two minutes.
Hi Fi wins “ All-Time IRC Championship ”
Hi Fi owner and captain Neil Pryde is a Hong Kong resident. He has participated in the “Rolex China Sea Regatta” for the first time in 1968 and won the championship twice in 1988 and 2010. This victory symbolizes one of the most brilliant achievements of his sailing career. Like Syd Fischer, his love of sailing has never stopped. Neil Pryde said after the game, ‘We have won a lot of awards and this is the most memorable victory. The past few years have not been sailing because of health problems, so today’s results are very important to me. Prove that we can still make a difference. Sailing races have been a part of my life for more than sixty years. I’ve always been racing, and that’s what I always do.

Team Ragamuffin, who won the championship, is fully absorbed in the charge.

Ragamuffin No. 90 wins ‘Crossing Championship’
Syd Fischer’s Ragamuffin 90 was at 564 nautical miles at the beginning of the race and successfully maintained a speed of 9 to 1 knot until the last mile, but unfortunately encountered an obstacle. The team could not start for an hour and could only stare at the finish line. Fischer responded to the forecast of the breeze at the dock. ‘Fortunately, we have a good ship, and it will help us even better after modification.’ Captain David Witt added: ‘The 87-year-old Fischer can continue to improve. It’s not easy. Some young people as young as two-year-old were encouraged by him. ‘Although he was delayed before the finish line, he was satisfied with the completion time, pointing out that’ no one would want to enter Subi Bay in the early morning. ‘ The 27th ‘Rolex China Sea Regatta’ gathered in Hong Kong, China, the Philippines, the United States, Australia and other countries. A total of 34 yachts participated in the competition. The age ranged from 17 to 87 (17-year-old participants: Wilhelm Christensson and Aymeric Gillard; 87 (Syd Fischer), including at least 20 female sailors, 3 sailing boats with all Hong Kongers, and the Chinese team ‘Sea Wolf’ participating in the offshore race for the first time.

Chinese team ‘Sea Wolf’ participating in the offshore race for the first time

Professional regatta chronograph Rolex Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master II
Rolex, who has long been inseparable from sailing, has been committed to promoting and popularizing international sailing for many years, and has sponsored a series of world-class sailing events. At the same time, in order to continuously help professional sailors to overcome the changing marine environment, Rolex has launched professional nautical timepieces such as the Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master and Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master II to encourage navigators to create more Excellent results, breaking the waves at the moment of the gunshot. Like a sailing boat, this professional chronograph certified by the Observatory combines the latest technology with proven tradition. For the first time, the new Yacht-Master II watch uses 904L stainless steel and is equipped with a blue ceramic ring. Designed for professional sailors and yacht lovers, this watch perfectly embodies Rolex’s expertise in precision, function and reliability.

 Yacht-Master II is designed for professional sailors and yacht lovers, showing the elegance of the king’s sport

The Yacht-Master II watch has a unique Rolex-developed function-it can set the countdown from 1 to 10 minutes, and through the built-in mechanical memory function, reset the countdown with the same time limit. After the countdown starts, you can adjust it precisely at any time according to the countdown of the conference. The countdown function ideally meets the need for precise timing at critical moments before the start of the regatta. Although it is technically complicated, it is very easy to use. The countdown can be set by rotating the outer ring of the Ring Command. The outer ring of the Ring Command was developed by Rolex to form a new interactive interface between the outer ring and the movement.


Tracing The Future It Can Be Seen That Zenith Released The Defy El Primero 21 Carbon Fiber Watch. Eason Chan, The Global Brand Spokesman, Performed The Cool Black Style.

Zenith DEFY El Primero 21 is a pioneer model in the field of high-precision watchmaking. Its revolutionary movement inherits the excellent tradition of the classic El Primero chronograph movement and writes El Primero. A new chapter in the watchmaking industry in the future. Zenith launched the futuristic DEFY El Primero 21 carbon fiber watch, which continues the brand legend with unique avant-garde materials and excellent precision performance. At the same time, Zenith Global Brands spokesman Eason Chan also used his gentleman charm to interpret the new advertising image, telling the mysterious legend of time in seconds.

Eason Chan wears DEFY EL PRIMERO 21 carbon fiber watch
Pioneer of the Future
  The DEFY El Primero 21 carbon fiber watch combines modern technology with cutting-edge horological craftsmanship to show the originality of Zenith. The case is made of sturdy carbon fiber, and its geometric facets complement the rich structure of the skeleton movement. The watch is both understated and avant-garde, comfortable and lightweight, and easy to wear; the faceted case, round bezel, crown and chronograph buttons are made of carbon fiber. The DEFY El Primero 21 carbon fiber watch is equipped with two straps, a black textured rubber strap and a special rubber strap with a carbon effect. It is easy to randomly switch between different styles, showing an extraordinary modern urban style.

ZENITH DEFY EL PRIMERO 21 Carbon Fiber Watch (Model: 10.9000.9004 / 96.R782)
  As a Zenith global brand spokesperson, Eason Chan is popular for his low-key avant-garde personal style and unique musical interpretation. In the new advertisement, Eason Chan and the wrist DEFY El Primero 21 carbon fiber watch perfectly fit, the calm and calm look calmly explained the extraordinary cool black texture of the DEFY El Primero 21 carbon fiber watch. When the case presents different visual effects with light and darkness, as if the stars alternate between day and night, under the interpretation of Eason Chan, it brings a full stylish texture to the watch, highlighting the unique charm of ‘singing god’, The style is full, cool and capable.

ZENITH DEFY EL PRIMERO 21 Carbon Fiber Watch (Model: 10.9000.9004 / 96.R782)
Avant-garde style, extreme precision
  The most amazing thing about the DEFY El Primero 21 carbon fiber watch is undoubtedly its mysterious and full texture carbon fiber material. The black technology material, which is compressed after cutting multiple layers of carbon fiber, is not only ultra-light and wear-resistant, but also adds a distinctive future beauty to the watch. And soul singer Eason Chan also uses his music to continuously explore different stages of life, just like his DEFY El Primero 21 carbon fiber wrist watch. The black open dial and white hour markers are in sharp contrast. Different roles, the same accuracy grasp.

ZENITH DEFY EL PRIMERO 21 Carbon Fiber Watch (Model: 10.9000.9004 / 96.R782)
  The DEFY El Primero 21 carbon fiber watch is equipped with a revolutionary mechanical movement inside the cool dark black case: it uses a 1/100 second chronograph movement and the frequency is 360,000 times (50 Hz). The performance of the legendary El Primero movement, like every moment he has traveled along the way, can not help but clap. The hour, minute and constant second hands, as well as the applied hour markers, are black ruthenium-plated facets, filled with black SuperLuminova fluorescent paint, the top is bright red, and can emit subtle light in the dark.

ZENITH DEFY EL PRIMERO 21 Carbon Fiber Watch (Model: 10.9000.9004 / 96.R782)
  Measurement and display are accurate to one hundredth of a second, highlighting its unmatched high-speed timing capabilities. Zenith’s futuristic design style perfectly fits his wisdom and decisiveness. The star symbol on the dial fuses heritage and conviction between the wrist, polishes the time, and writes the gentleman’s calm style from the calendar. Into every bit of life. The legend is accurate and originated from this.
  DEFYELPRIMERO21 carbon fiber watch
  Technical Information
  Model: 10.9000.9004 / 96.R782
  Suggested retail price: RMB137,000
  Unique selling point
  New 44mm full carbon case (including buttons and crown)
  1/100 second chronograph movement
  Unique dynamic display with one rotation per second
  1 escapement for wristwatch (36,000 vibrations-5 Hz per hour)
  1 escapement for chronograph (360,000-50 Hz per hour)
  Passed TIMELAB precision timepiece certification
  Black finish on the movement
 ElPrimero 9004 automatic movement
  Movement: 14 ¼ law minutes (diameter: 32.80 mm)
  Thickness: 7.9 mm
  Number of components: 293
  Number of jewels: 53
  Vibration frequency: 36,000 vibrations per hour (5 Hz)
  Power reserve: about 50 hours
  Special pendulum with ’round satin brushed’ pattern
 1/100 second chronograph function
  Chronograph power reserve indicator at 12 o’clock
  Center hour and minute display
  Small seconds at 9 o’clock
  -Center chronograph hands
  -30 minutes counter at 3 o’clock
  -60 seconds counter at 6 o’clock
  Case, dial and hands
 Diameter: 44 mm
  Happy diameter: 35.5 mm
  Thickness: 14.50 mm
  Table mirror: curved double-sided anti-glare sapphire crystal glass
  Case back: clear sapphire crystal
  Material: Carbon
  Waterproof performance: 10ATM (100 meters)
  Dial: Black skeleton
  Hour markers: Ruthenium-plated facet, black Super-LumiNova® coating
  Hands: Ruthenium-plated facet, black Super-LumiNova® coating
  Strap and buckle
 Black rubber strap
  Titanium and carbon bi-fold clasp with black DLC coating
  Comes with a special black rubber strap with carbon effect