Month: August 2020

Historyiques Of Vacheron Constantin Welcome Three New Watches

Recently, Vacheron Constantin Historiques historical masterpiece series has ushered in three new watches, which continue the superb craftsmanship and inherit the aesthetic style.
Historiques historical masterpiece series American 1921 36.5 mm

New original design with 36.5mm diameter, ideal for slim wrists
18K 5N Pink Gold Case
Iconic tilt time display, eccentric crown
Manual winding mechanical movement

  As an elegant watch for elegant gentlemen and urban fashion women, Historiques historical masterpiece series American 1921 shows the boldness and boldness of that era, and interprets the superb skills of Vacheron Constantin’s creative works. Remodeling the classic with a 36.5 mm diameter, this iconic model inspired by the 1920s is more fashionable and attractive. 18K 5N pink gold pillow case, distinctive tilt-time reading design, and eccentric crown between 1 and 2 o’clock make Hisistiques’ historical masterpiece series AmericanUSA 1921 36.5 mm While continuing to show the retro temperament, it also continues the original aesthetic style, which is classic and interesting.

 For more than 20 years, Historiques historical masterpiece series has continued to inject new vitality into Vacheron Constantin’s superb skills and aesthetic heritage. This series of watches reinvents legendary models in a contemporary style, with a small production volume. It is a collection dedicated to collectors who love rare and vintage watch connoisseurs. Among these creative masterpieces, an American 1921 watch tailored specifically for the US market in the ‘Roaring Twenties’ is highly sought after. This avant-garde pillow-shaped timepiece is even more unique due to the tilted time reading design. This legendary model now presents a slim size of 36.5 mm for the first time.
Bold design, practical and convenient

 Read the time quickly without turning your wrist, either while driving or during a presentation. In the 1920s, Vacheron Constantin designed this watch for a car-loving American customer. The slanted time reading design made the watch extremely practical. This novel and original design rotates the movement 45 degrees counterclockwise, so the crown naturally moves between 1 and 2 o’clock, and the small seconds dial is between 4 and 5 o’clock. The silver-plated frosted dial with black drawn Arabic numerals and minute scales, slender black 18K gold anodized hands with hollowed-out needle points, and small rod-shaped second hands complement the low-key elegance and bold innovation, letting the elegance and chic shine on the wrist.
Unique ideas, higher standards

 
 Historiques historical masterpiece series American 1921 36.5 mm The watch follows the original design and still uses 18K 5N pink gold pillows Shaped case. This watch is equipped with a micro-arched sapphire crystal and is powered by Vacheron Constantin’s 4400 AS manual winding movement, which provides 65 hours of power for the hours, minutes and small seconds functions. Through the transparent case back, you can clearly appreciate this hand-polished and polished movement, which is a model of fine watchmaking. The watch features a hand-stitched dark brown square alligator leather strap with the brand’s signature semi-Malta cross buckle. The finishing touch is the perfect match. This watch also comes with an extra bright red alligator leather strap, which can add beauty to women.
Historiques Historical Calendar Triple Calendrier Triple Calendar 1942 and
Historiques Historical Calendar Triple Calendrier Triple Calendar 1948

Iconic complication from the 1940s
18K4N Pink Gold Limited Edition
Burgundy or dark blue calendar display
New manual winding movement
‘Triple embossed’ bezel and ‘claw’ lugs
 Vacheron Constantin Historiques historical masterpiece series launched two new all-calendar watches. The new timepiece features a retro look, reinterpreting the innovative design and aesthetics of classic timepieces from the 1940s.
 The new Historiques historical masterpieces Triple calendrier triple calendar 1942 and Triple calendrier triple calendar 1948 are equipped with a calendar function, a round case with triple concave and convex engraving, a two-tone dial, ‘claw’ lugs and a manual winding mechanical movement. The classic complications and design style of the Vacheron Constantin watch at that time.
One style, two classics
 Vacheron Constantin carefully selected two calendar watches born in 1942 and 1948, which interpreted their ‘practical’ complex functions and design features in a modern way. It was paired with a 40mm diameter case and was decorated with a variety of iconic features at the time, such as the unique ‘triple bump’ ring and the ‘claw’ lugs attached to it. Let a stainless steel triple calendar timepiece and another 18K 4N pink gold triple calendar moon phase timepiece return to the public eye.
 The slightly thicker box-type mirrors on the upper cases of the two watches are equipped with a slim bezel and are waterproof to a depth of 30 meters. Through the transparent case back, you can admire the new polished by the advanced watchmaking process Full calendar movement (regular version of the watch is 4400 QC movement, moon phase function watch is 4400 QCL movement (L stands for Lune, the French word ‘moon’)). This manually wound mechanical movement, developed and manufactured by Vacheron Constantin, has a vibration frequency of 4 Hz. While retaining the original essence of the mid-century calendar watch, it has achieved a power reserve of up to 65 hours through a built-in barrel. .
Historiques Historical Calendar Triple Calendrier Triple Calendar 1942

 The first watch was made of stainless steel and was inspired by the reference number 4240, which was born in 1942 and is available in gold, pink gold and stainless steel. To continue the classic, this timepiece works in a low-key and elegant way, integrating the hours, minutes, small seconds at 6 o’clock, the pointer date indicator, and the window-type month and week indicator. The watch is presented on a two-tone silver-plated dial, which is quite iconic of that era, and is available in different red and dark blue versions. The Arabic numerals on the outer ring and the sunburst satin-brushed dial enhance the readability of different functions, while also showing the retro and elegant elegance.
Historiques Historical Calendar Triple Calendrier Triple Calendar 1948

 Similar to its historical originals, the Historiques historical masterpiece Triple Calendrier triple calendar 1948 is made of 18K 4N pink gold, highlighting the watch’s extraordinary elegance with vintage tones close to the original. The watch is issued in two styles, each limited to 200 pieces, a reinterpretation of the reference number 4240L watch launched by the brand in 1948. On the basis of the triple calendar display, the watch is equipped with exquisite astronomical complication-precision month age display (the source of L in the name), and a small seconds display at 6 o’clock. The new interpretation of contemporary perspectives highlights the subtle arrangement of the watch and its distinctive exquisite temperament. The center of the opalescent silver dial is brushed with sunburst satin. Roman numerals and triangular hour-markers dot the low-key, delicate dial, waiting for the slender rod-shaped hands to pass slowly. The calendar display and moon phase display are also available in burgundy and dark blue. The leather strap with pin buckle is also available in brown and dark blue.
Original style

 After Jean-Marc Vacheron founded Vacheron Constantin in 1755, the brand quickly launched the first timepiece with a calendar display. Throughout the 19th century, Vacheron Constantin launched a variety of full-calendar or perpetual calendar pocket watches with high-complexity functions such as the minute repeater, which also demonstrated the brand’s superb skills in producing complex functions. Vacheron Constantin’s first watch with a calendar display was born in the 1920s. This complex function ushered in its golden age in the history of the brand in the 1940s. The calendar watch of this period also made the brand famous in the global promotion. The most representative models include the reference number 4240 in 1942 and the reference number 4240L in 1948, which are also the inspiration for the design of two new watches of the Historiques historical masterpiece series.
Historiques historical masterpiece series

 In the past 20 years, Vacheron Constantin Historiques historical masterpiece series successfully reinterpreted a number of rare and highly respected legendary watches. This particularly unique collection continues to reshape the creative prototypes that have been remarkable in the history of the brand since 1755. Reinterpret historical models in a modern way, injecting vitality into Vacheron Constantin’s superb craftsmanship and aesthetic heritage.
Technical specifications

Historiques historical masterpiece American 1921 36.5 mm

Model: 1100S / 000R-B430
Geneva-Certified Timepiece
Movement: 4400 AS
Vacheron Constantin develops and manufactures itself
Manual winding mechanical movement
28.6 mm diameter (12 ½ francs)
Thickness 2.8 mm
Power reserve approximately 65 hours
Vibration frequency 4 Hz (28,800 times per hour)
127 parts
21 gems
Display: hours, minutes
Small seconds

Case: 18K 5N pink gold
Diameter 36.5 mm, thickness 7.25 mm
Case back with transparent sapphire crystal
Water-resistant to 3 bar atmospheric pressure test (about 30 meters)

Dial: Frosted
Arabic numerals hour and minute scales drawn in black
Inlaid with polished 18K 5N pink gold maltese cross

 Strap: Double brown Mississippi alligator leather strap, hand-stitched, riding stitching, large checkered
Also available is a red shiny Mississippi alligator strap, lined with alsavel calfskin, hand-stitched, and checkered

Buckle: 18K 5N pink gold buckle
Polished Half Maltese Cross
Technical specifications
Historiques Historical Calendar Triple Calendrier Triple Calendar 1942

Model: 3110V / 000A-B425
   3110V / 000A-B426
Geneva-Certified Timepiece

Movement: 4400 QC
Developed and manufactured by Vacheron Constantin
Manual winding mechanical movement
Diameter 29 mm (12 1/2 French minutes)
Thickness 4.6 mm
Power reserve approximately 65 hours
Vibration frequency 4 Hz (28,800 times per hour)
225 parts
21 gems

Display function: hours, minutes
  Small seconds at 6 o’clock
Full calendar (months and days are displayed in windows, dates are indicated by hands)

Case: stainless steel
40 mm diameter, 10.35 mm thickness
Case back with transparent sapphire crystal
Water resistance factor tested at 3 bar atmospheric pressure (about 30 meters)

Dial: Silver tone, sunburst satin-brushed dial
Arabic numbers drawn on black
Wine red / blue draw date track

Strap: Double brown / dark blue Mississippi alligator leather strap, hand-stitched by riding stitching, large checkered

Buckle: Stainless steel
   Polished Half Maltese Cross
Technical specifications
Historiques historical masterpiece series Triple calendrier triple calendar 1948

Model: 3100V / 000R-B359
   3100V / 000R-B422
Geneva-Certified Timepiece

Movement: 4400 QCL
Developed and manufactured by Vacheron Constantin
Manual winding mechanical movement
29 mm diameter (12 French minutes)
Thickness 4.6 mm
Power reserve approximately 65 hours
Vibration frequency 4 Hz (28,800 times per hour)
253 parts
21 gems

Display function: hours, minutes
Full calendar (month, week and date indicated by hands)
Moon phase

Case: 18K 4N pink gold
40 mm diameter, 10.35 mm thickness
Case back with transparent sapphire crystal
Water resistance factor tested at 3 bar atmospheric pressure (about 30 meters)

Dial: matte silver with brushed satin bezel
18K 4N gold coated hour markers
Red / blue draw date track

Strap: Double brown / dark blue Mississippi alligator leather strap, hand-stitched by riding stitching, large checkered

Buckle: 18K 4N pink gold
   Polished Half Maltese Cross

Each is limited to 200 pieces and has a unique number
The case back is engraved with ‘N ° X / 200’

Because Winter Is So Cold, We Need Love And Warmth More

This is a season of joy and thanksgiving. Although the wind is cold and the temperature is approaching the freezing point, when you send the old to the new, you should still give some gifts for yourself who have worked hard for a whole year. Come on in the new year. Whether it is a finely crafted watch, a coat with both style and temperature, a streamlined sports car, or a private and romantic island vacation with his / her beloved. Give yourself a gift, and don’t forget to give a carefully selected gift to those who we love and love. But even more warm, would you like to give a love gift to strangers who need help? And if there is such a way, buying a gift for yourself or your loved one can help others, it would be better. Here are some of the best of both worlds. Give your child hope that IWC has always supported the Anthony Saint Exupery Foundation through limited edition watch sales and auctions. You may not know who Anthony Saint Exupery is, but you definitely know The Little Prince. He is the author of this household story. Born in Saint-Exupéry, Lyon, France, in 1900, he is a pioneer pilot and a humanitarian writer. He has authored many works. Later generations continued his spiritual heritage. In 2008, he established a foundation under his name, focusing on literacy, and launching a series of educational programs for disadvantaged children and young people. The little prince has appeared on IWC special edition watches many times. For example, this large pilot’s calendar watch Little Prince special edition. The pure gold automatic winding pendulum on the bottom of the watch has been transformed into the appearance of the little prince standing on the mini planet. The watch was sold for 38,000 Swiss francs at a Sotheby’s auction in Geneva in November 2017. In addition to the Anthony Saint Exupery Foundation, IWC also cooperates with the Lawrence Sports Charity Foundation. Each year, a theme is set, an international children’s drawing competition is held, and then the winning works are engraved on the special edition case back, and sales are allocated to support the foundation’s projects for vulnerable children and young people. The special edition of the Mark 18 Pilot’s Watch Lawrence Sports Charity Foundation launched in 2018 is the twelfth model of cooperation between the two sides. The back pattern is drawn by a 11-year-old Brazilian girl named Anna Claudia. Time to be Healthy. ‘ Mark XVIII Pilot’s Watch ‘Lawrence Sports Charity Foundation’ Special Edition and just on the 25th ‘Lawrence Charity Night’ in Zurich, Switzerland on November 25, a IWC Portuguese series perpetual calendar tourbillon watch Lawrence Sports The special edition of the Public Welfare Foundation was sold at a high price of CHF 215,000. A total of CHF 1,111,111 was raised during this charity night and will be fully invested and used in projects to improve the future development of children and adolescents. Montblanc, who started with writing instruments, believes that “writing is a precious gift for everyone”, and has been cooperating with UNICEF since 2004 to help more children receive fair and inclusive education and improve poverty and disadvantage for generations. Vicious circle. The UNICEF products launched at the end of 2017, including limited edition writing instruments, watches, accessories and leather goods, have raised more than one million US dollars through sales. So far, Montblanc has raised more than 10 million US dollars for UNICEF. . Recent work has focused on helping China, Djibouti and Brazil improve the quality of education. Montblanc Heritage Collection Universal World Timepieces UNICEF Special Edition Montblanc Master Class ‘Zhen Li Writing’ Series Sapphire Writing Instruments Every October, the ‘Swiss Mido Charity Charity Tour’ starts as scheduled, which is also Mido The eleventh year of this charity event in China. But this year is particularly commemorative for Mido, because this year is the 100th anniversary of the brand. Mido joined hands with the Chongqing Youth Development Foundation this year, following the tradition of 10 years, bringing sports equipment to children in impoverished mountain areas, and building a library. I hope this temple of knowledge can help children open the door to exploration and plug in Dream wings. In order to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the brand, Mido launched the Commander Series Anniversary Watch. Let life show dignity World-renowned tenor Jose Carreras set up a foundation to support leukemia-related research after defeating leukemia, and more hospitals are equipped with bone marrow transplantation facilities. Founded in 1991 with the support of Chopard, the Swiss Foundation in Geneva, followed by the establishment of a second foundation in Munich in 1995, and was co-founded by Chopard’s co-president Carl-Frieder Schaefer as Swiss Fund Meeting chairman. In 1996, the brand launched the Jose Carreras series of watches, which were engraved with the designs of opera houses around the world on the case back. This partnership has continued through the sale of designated products. In addition, Chopard also supports the Elton John AIDS Foundation, launches Elton John watches, donates a certain percentage of the sales proceeds to the foundation, and raises more funds for the foundation through the Oscar Charity Party. Chopard’s Elton John series watches around 40 million blind people around the world, one blind every 5 seconds, and one child blind every minute. The point is that 80% of these blindness diseases can be prevented Or cured. Eye protection is urgent. Since 2011, Omega has collaborated with Orbis International to launch various models of Orbis special edition watches, and donated part of the sales proceeds to support this humanitarian cause. The International Orbis Organization was founded in 1982 and is committed to restoring vision for blind and eye disease patients all over the world. An aircraft converted into an eye hospital, carrying volunteer ophthalmologists to various developing countries, is important for the lives of blind patients. Burn hope. At present, the organization has launched projects in more than 90 countries, providing medical training, equipment and technical support to local partners. More than 250,000 ophthalmic medical staff have received professional training, and more than 23 million patients have been treated, dimming them. Your life restarts with light and color. Omega Speedmaster 38mm Orbis watch, whether it is the red carpet of the opening ceremony of the film festival or the track of antique vintage cars, whether it is the launch of haute couture clothes or the auction of art auctions, every appearance of these watches is always Bright and dazzling. But when we buy these luxury goods, we find that we can also support charity, help medical groups, and send warmth to children in need … because of love, they are the most beautiful. This article contains a large number of original pictures, some of which are from the brand. Anyone may not use them without permission. Please contact us for authorization.