Wristwatches are not just the world of Switzerland. In the past few decades, other countries and regions in the world have also emerged very outstanding brands and watchmakers, Germany, France, Italy, Japan, etc. Countries are also focusing part of their attention on watches, and China is no exception. From a dozen years ago, Chinese watch brands entered the Basel watch exhibition for the first time. This year, China’s own watchmaker Ma Xushu was also invited to become a member of the Swiss Independent Watch Makers Association. All of this shows that the country’s performance is in progress. Enter the world market at a fast pace. Watches should be self-reliant, now please learn about our own watch brands.
Early Chinese independent watchmaker: Jiao Dayu
Mr. Jiao Dayu is the only Asian who has been included in the celebrities of modern clocks and watches in his personal creation of timepieces; he is a large-scale watch classic published in Switzerland, Germany, and France in multiple languages. ‘HISTORY OF A CENTURY OF A CENTURYS PEUELOPMENT’ The only master of oriental watchmaking introduced in the ‘; is a senior member of the Swiss, American and British antique watch collectors association, and is the vice-chairman of the Chinese National Institute of Chronograph History. He was a member of the Swiss Institute of Independent Watchmakers and then retired. Currently engaged in other related work of watches.
唯一 The only Chinese watchmaker in the Association of Independent Watchmakers: Ma Xushu
Master Ma in his own watchmaking workshop
Thirty years ago, Ma Xushu was engaged in ore inspection at a mine in Yunnan Province. At this time, he knew nothing about clocks. Twenty years ago, Ma Xushu switched to machining, and his love of machinery led him to spend all his spare time watching and repairing watches. Fifteen years ago, Ma Xushu was still engaged in machining. However, at this time, his watch repair technology was well-known. This year, Ma Xushu was invited by the Swiss Association of Independent Watchmakers to participate in the Basel Watch Exhibition for the first time and brought his own watch creations. Mr. Ma is the only independent watchmaker from China this year. He is also the second independent watchmaker from China after Jiao Dayu to publicly display his watch works at the watch exhibition, not only the tourbillon, but also A newly designed vertical wheel watch.
Fiyta (watch price range: 1000 yuan ~ 348000 yuan)
Astronaut wearing Fiyta watch
Shenzhen Fiyta (Group) Co., Ltd. was established in 1987 and owns the famous brand ‘Fiyta’ and the commercial brand ‘Hengjili’. In 2011, Fiyta entered Hall 1 at the core of the Basel Watch Fair for the first time, becoming the only Chinese brand in Hall 1. In 2012, the first Chinese female astronaut Liu Yang wore the first Chinese female astronaut Liuyang to wear the first hand-made silk enamel aerospace female watch specially developed for the space environment. In addition, Fiyta also launched the aerospace series Shenzhou 9 commemorative watch and the Shenzhou 9 ground training work table.
In 2013, Fiyta’s ‘Tenth Anniversary of China’s First Manned Space Flight’ commemorative tourbillon watch appeared at Baselworld. Unlike previous space watches that focused on functionality, this commemorative watch focuses on aesthetic design. It has a characteristic wavy raised bezel on the outer edge of Fiyta. The crater and craters are staggered on the silver dial, which mimics the surface of the universe planet and fits the universe theme of the watch. In addition, the tourbillon device of this watch is also commendable. The tourbillon dragon frame consists of three F-shaped letters, embellished with grilled blue screws. Careful observation can also be found that the second wheel that drives the tourbillon is also polished with a radial sunburst, which increases the texture of the gear and echoes the silver dial. Finally, this watch continues the tradition of aerospace watches, made of titanium, and the bottom cover is engraved with the relief pattern of spacecraft and starry sky.
Beijing watch (watch price range: 800 yuan ~ 2 million yuan)
A corner of Beijing Watch Factory
Beijing Watch Factory (hereinafter referred to as ‘North Watch’) was founded in June 1958. In 1995, Beibei independently developed a tourbillon watch. In 2004, Beibei first released a limited edition tourbillon gold watch in rose gold, which was the first among Chinese brands to enter the premium watch market with elements of precious metal appearance, tourbillon highly complex movements, and limited editions. In 2005, the Beibei Tourbillon was officially called ‘Chinese Tourbillon’. The Chinese tourbillon has gradually developed its unique style and completeness with its unique cardless hairspring, Chinese spirit swallow-shaped pendulum splint, hand-crafted fine grinding and assembly by masters, no external movements and a distinctive Chinese cultural theme. Intellectual property. In 2006, the Chinese tourbillon platinum diamond watch ‘You Long Xi Feng’ participated in the Basel International Watch Fair in Switzerland. In the same year, the watch was collected for 1 million yuan, which is unprecedented in Chinese watches. On December 6, 2010, at the 5th Anniversary Autumn Auction in Beijing Poly, the ‘Butterfly Love’ enamel tourbillon watch was sold for 896,000 yuan.
So far, Beibei has mastered the design and manufacturing capabilities of tourbillon, double tourbillon, tourbillon three minute, enamel, micro-engraving, deep relief, hollow out and other advanced watches. Watch manufacturer with fully independent intellectual property rights and core technology of advanced watches.
In 2013, Beibei successfully developed the new watch ‘Wuji’ as a gift to the 55th anniversary of the establishment of the factory. The ‘Wuji’ movement is improved from the technology of the ‘Tai Chi’ dual-axis three-dimensional tourbillon in 2009. It also has two sets of structures, including an eccentric tourbillon and a dual-axis three-dimensional tourbillon. works.