In recent years, major brands in the watch industry have introduced many new models, but it does not seem to have completely changed their face, but only a small change on its basis. This is not surprising, even the new model will not be separated from the original classic elements. Let us review the classic series proud of the four major brands of Vacheron Constantin, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Audemars Piguet and Piaget. Vacheron Constantin 100th Anniversary Edition
Vacheron Constantin, once endowed with ‘aristocratic art’, was founded in 1775 and is now the oldest watch brand. The Malte collection is its most symbolic collection, as the ‘Maltese cross shape’ has officially become the brand’s logo since 1880 (‘Malta’ was originally a precision gear used to adjust the tension of the spring in the manual watchmaking era). Using it as a brand logo is of great historical significance.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of the Maltese series. Vacheron Constantin specially launched the 100th anniversary edition. In 1912, in order to completely break the traditional circular design of pocket watches, Vacheron Constantin became the first watchmaker to adopt a barrel-shaped case in the spirit of innovation. On the 100th anniversary of the barrel-shaped design, Vacheron Constantin reinterprets the Malta series. This Malte 100th Anniversary Edition watch is powered by the Vacheron Constantin 4400 manual winding movement, which powers the hour and minute hands. This movement was developed and manufactured by Vacheron Constantin. It is unique in that it has a meticulous process. At the same time, due to the large barrel, the power reserve can be up to 65 hours. The bottom cover of each watch is marked with an independent Numbering.
Malte tourbillon, small seconds, small models, and limited edition of 100 pieces of Malte Malta 100th Anniversary Edition watch, marking the birth of a barrel-shaped watch a century, also laid the barrel-shaped wrist The place of watches in the field of fine watchmaking.
Jaeger-LeCoultre limited edition flip watch
The Reverso series has always been a classic series of Jaeger-LeCoultre. In recent years, it has continuously given new inspiration to this series. For example, this year, the sixth limited edition Grande Reverso watch with the theme of Arte Portuguesa, launched in collaboration with Portuguese artist Julio Sarmento. Arte Portuguesa-themed Reverso watch with manual winding mechanical movement. It is divided into rose gold and stainless steel. The rose gold model has a black dial, and the flip case is decorated with the exquisite female enamel painting that JulioSarmento is best at, as well as the artist’s signature engraving. , Stainless steel models are black and white.
Jaeger-LeCoultre Batman Limited Edition
The birth of Reverso is inseparable from polo. It came out in 1931, when British officers stationed in India loved polo and wanted a watch that could be worn in the fierce polo game. At that time, it was not so simple to solve this problem, but the reversible watch designed by Jaeger-LeCoultre solved the problem intelligently. Once it was launched, it received a strong response and was highly sought after by watch enthusiasts. It once became a classic of Jaeger-LeCoultre.
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak
The Royal Oak series has always been a unique series of Audemars Piguet, mainly known for its octagonal surface design. The Royal Oak name comes from a Royal Navy battleship launched in 1830. At the time, it The load weapon types and tonnages are the highest in the world, and the designers of Audemars Piguet found their inspiration from this ship named Royal Oak. The octagonal porthole on its battleship is the origin of Audemars Piguet’s octagonal surface.
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the birth of the Royal Oak series. On June 5th, Audemars Piguet held a world tour exhibition of the 40th anniversary of the launch of the Royal Oak series at the Palaisde Tokyo in Paris. More than 700 guests were invited by Jasmine Audemars, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Audemars Piguet, and Nicolas Besanon, General Manager of Audemars Piguet, to attend the opening dinner of the exhibition. Royal Oak was launched in 1972 and is very historic. At that time, the unique octagonal case showed people, which undoubtedly broke the traditional design concept of the watch industry.
Piaget POLO Series
Piaget was born in 1874. At first Piaget mainly focused on movements, but later developed into the design of top jewelry. In 1945, the first watch with the Piaget logo ‘PIAGET’ was officially launched. This ultra-thin nine-line running device, pioneered by the earl watchmakers, is still the main design basis of the mechanical watch series.
Piaget POLO series has long been well-known, it was born in the late 1970s, the first mainly used round, square case, heavy metal materials and diamond-set models. In 2001, the POLO series launched a new large-scale model, reinterpreting this classic series. In this year’s movie blockbuster ‘Avengers’, the Earl POLO series has once again made a comeback, Samuel L. Jackson played Nick Fury in ‘Avengers’ and wore the Earl Polo watch.
This Fury watch is made of 18K white gold with a black crocodile strap and is equipped with Piaget’s own 880P flyback chronograph movement. This ultra-thin self-winding movement has a unique dual time zone function. The earl and Hollywood have a long history, and the image dedicated to film and art is also recognized by the public. Not only appeared on the wrist of the screen protagonist, but Piaget is also a major sponsor of independent spiritual films in the United States.
Contemporary Celebrity Chen Kun Assists Youth Film Career Yamashita Documentary Lab Funded Documentary Film Screening
During the 11th FIRST Youth Film Fair, the documentary film ‘Long Sister Luo’ funded by Yamashita Documentary Lab co-sponsored by contemporary celebrity Mr. Chen Kun and FIRST Youth Film Fair was screened at Jackie Chan’s Yaolai Cinema. Director Jin Xingzheng attended the premiere event and in-depth exchange of documentary ideas and stories with film enthusiasts. As the official partner of FIRST Youth Film Show, Swiss watch brand Baume & Mercier donated for young director Jin Xing A 10332 Chrysler watch was given to encourage its outstanding achievements in the field of Chinese documentaries.
Director Jin Xing Receives Baume & Mercier Clezmark Watch 10332
The Yamashita Documentary Laboratory is a non-profit documentary fund project initiated by Chen Kun, the ambassador of the 10th FIRST Youth Film Festival. The aim is to encourage documentary authors to continue to explore documentary images of cross-cultural diversity issues, create works with social and cultural value, and promote the healthy development of the documentary market environment. Chen Kun and Yamashita Documentary Lab made comprehensive considerations of the human vision, practical significance, artistic value and other factors of the nominated proposal. Director Jin Xingzheng was the first outstanding director to be selected. Jin Xingzheng studied undergraduate at the Film and Film Studio of the Berlin University of the Arts from 2008 to 2010, and then went to Japan to study postgraduate studies at Tama Art University in Tokyo until 2011. He then returned to Germany and completed postgraduates and masters from 2011 to 2015 Student learning. As a model of contemporary celebrities, Mr. Chen Kun constantly explores and innovates in the field of film and television art, boldly tries different roles, and breaks through himself. In addition, Chen Kun actively participates in social public welfare undertakings, continuously supports young documentary film directors, and contributes to the development of China’s youth film industry. This coincides with the brand spirit of Baume & Mercier: sincerity, heritage, excellence, self-confidence, trust and affinity. In the future, the Yamashita Documentary Lab will also support and focus on documentary directors and documentary works for a long time.
Baume & Mercier Global Image Ambassador Chen Kun wears Baume & Mercier Chrysler watch 10332
Baume & Mercier Collection 10332
A documentary is the language of the world. Every moment of light and shadow and the plot of a story reflects the social context and the humanistic sentiment. The production of documentary film requires the author’s deep thinking and the creative attitude of excellence. Swiss watchmaker Baume & Mercier has been known for its exquisite fine watchmaking technology since the brand was founded, creating exquisite watches for contemporary Baume & Mercier. The Baume & Mercier Chrysler Series 10332 presented to the young director Jin Xingzheng inherits the classic and simple design of Baume & Mercier. The watch is 42 mm in diameter and is equipped with a Swiss-made automatic mechanical movement. It is equipped with a date display at 3 o’clock; The light white dial features a rail-type chronograph scale with rhodium-plated Roman numerals and engraving; a black calfskin strap with classic pin buckle design.