Month: January 2017

Constant Launches New Runabout Limited Watch

Constance and Milan RivaHistoricalSociety launched two new Runabout limited edition watches. The case is made of stainless steel or stainless steel plated rose gold, with a diameter of 42 mm. It is equipped with a curved sapphire crystal, with a bottom design (the RivaHistoricalSociety flag pattern on the case back), and water resistance of 100 meters.

 The dial is dark blue with a guilloché pattern on the center and silver-plated or rose-gold plated Arabic numerals and hour markers. The date display window is set at 6 o’clock and has a magnifying lens. Silver-plated or rose-gold hands are polished by hand and coated with Luminous fluorescent material.

 Equipped with Swiss-made Frederique Constant FC-303 self-winding movement, containing 26 gems, frequency of 28,800 times / hour (4 Hz), with central hours, minutes, seconds and date display function, equipped with gold-plated oscillating weight, 38 hours with full winding Power reserve.

 It has a dark blue leather strap with contrasting white stitching and a stainless steel or stainless steel rose gold plated buckle. The new watch comes with a beautiful gift box with a copy of the motorboat. Each limited edition is 2,888 pieces. The stainless steel model is priced at $ 1,595 and the stainless steel rose gold-plated model is priced at $ 1,895. (Photo / text watch home Xu Chaoyang)

Driving Time Three Preferred Watches For Business Men

Different from other types of watches, business watches are mostly formal models, while taking into account the characteristics of easy to carry and easy to operate, and taking into account the functions of frequent business trips, world time or two places It is even more important. Today, at noon, three unique business watches are selected for your reference.

Fame flyback chronograph
These two watches are representative models of the Capeland series. The most notable feature is the self-winding mechanical movement with flyback chronograph function, which shows the noble and elegant quality. The sharp curve of the case back and the glass mirror is reminiscent of the soft contours of pebbles; the short and elegant lug design makes the round case look rounder and more exquisite. The chronograph movement with double tracking function manufactured by Lajoux-Perret movement factory is fixed by blue steel screws. Through the transparent sapphire glass case back, the oscillating weight engraved with the brand logo Phi and “Côtes de Genève” can be vividly displayed.
另一 Another distinctive feature is the arc-shaped glass mirror, retro-inspired micro-convex dial and ‘Breguet’ -style hands. The difference between the two watches is that the case is made of satin-finished steel (10006) or 18K red gold (10007) shining like bronze, with black and dark brown crocodile leather straps, respectively, which highlights the exquisite and noble quality.
18kt rose gold or stainless steel case, 42mm in diameter, arched sapphire glass, sapphire glass back, waterproof to 30 meters.

It is equipped with Swiss LaJoux-Perret caliber 3513 automatic winding movement, 27 diamonds, swing frequency 28,800 times / hour, power reserve 42 hours.

全新 This new interpretation of the watch series is inspired by a historic classic: the single-button chronograph manufactured in 1948. With the design of a rounded glass mirror and a convex caseback, this model is considered to be a typical replica of the ‘pebble’ pocket watch of the early 19th century. The extremely ergonomic design of this pocket watch emphasizes the concept of geometric aesthetics of up and down symmetry, thus becoming the main source of inspiration for the design of the Capeland watch.
Another major feature of the Capeland watch is its dual-material dial, which subtly presents the aesthetic design of the 1950s. This watch has extraordinary characteristics, equipped with speedometer and rangefinder display functions, and polished satin case to make the watch more refined. The main styles of this series are chronographs, with simple digital engravings and stylish and colorful dials, giving this model a subtle and sporty character.

Minjiang Shi Constanton Patrimony World Time Watch
As a symbol of Vacheron Constantin’s long watchmaking tradition, world time complication is a shocking return that the brand is brewing. The Patrimony Traditionnelle World Time watch is designed and manufactured by Vacheron Constantin. The latest 2460 WT self-winding mechanical movement is cast with the prestigious Geneva mark. It can display the time in 37 time zones around the world, including the difference from the UTC. In a half-hour or fifteen-minute time zone, this unique movement is patented by Vacheron Constantin.
The new Patrimony Traditionnelle world time watch marks the return of glorious complex functions that are inseparable from Vacheron Constantin’s long watchmaking history. Vacheron Constantin’s brand founder Jean-Marc Vacheron and his successors have been inspired by constant global travels to create one after another extraordinary timepieces. It is this spirit that has created the brand’s enduring reputation. At the same time, as a pioneer in the field of innovative design and production of watches, the brand has firmly adhered to the concept of looking at the world. Vacheron Constantin was founded in Geneva in 1755. It has never ceased production for more than 255 years and began to enter the world shortly after its establishment. It entered the United States and China markets in 1832 and 1845 respectively. The International Meridian Conference is still early. At that time, it was determined at the meeting that the Greenwich Meridian was used as the starting point of longitude, and the world was divided into 24 time zones. This resolution also became the cornerstone of promoting global interaction and railway development.
Vacheron Constantin’s long history of world time watches adhering to the brand’s pioneering spirit and dedication to creating the perfect multi-time zone timepiece. In 1932, Vacheron Constantin presented the brand’s first timepiece with international time zone functions. ‧ Produced by Louis Cottier, he conceived and designed a mechanical movement that can display 24 time zones. The disc rotates around the central dial. The bezel is engraved with the names of major cities in the world. Vacheron Constantin’s first world time clock ‘Cottier system’ (model 3372) can simultaneously display the regional time of 31 cities around the world, marking Vacheron Constantin’s long-standing achievements in the field of world time complication technology. In 1936, Vacheron Constantin launched two other world timepieces, showing the regional time of 31 cities (model 3650) and 30 cities (model 3638) except Cairo; in 1937 and 1938, the brand launched six table clocks With a mobile dial design, the time can be displayed in 67 regions, including summer and winter time in Paris. From the 1940s, Vacheron Constantin introduced the world time clock with the model number 4414. The dial can display the time of 41 cities, and the 24-hour moving disc is divided into two areas: day and night. During the 1940s and 1950s, the brand made a name for itself with its superb achievements in this functional timepiece, making it a masterpiece for many celebrities to chase.

In 1957, Vacheron Constantin launched the first world time watch, model 6213, which was ordered by an Egyptian nobleman. The watch was the first movement with this complication to be applied to the wrist, opening a new chapter in the brand’s history of world timepieces. Won a high reputation among many connoisseurs and collectors. New world time movement patented by watch brand In order for the new world time complication movement to become a unique complex movement, watchmakers and engineers from Vacheron Constantin aspire to create a watch that not only displays the entire time zone, A watch that can also display time in partial time zones to fully display the real time in 37 time zones. At present, some countries in the world differ by half an hour or fifteen minutes from the UTC, and Vacheron Constantin’s 2460 WT movement solves these special cases. Taking Caracas as an example, Venezuela adjusted the entire time zone to half time zone (GMT-4:30) in 2007. This movement can correctly display the local time of Caracas.
The Minjiang Patteny Traditionnelle World Time watch can display the time in 37 time zones around the world, covering all imaginable areas. The display area consists of three dials: a unique day and night zone on the sapphire dial; a map display made of the Lambert Projector on a metal dial; and a metal digital ring showing the minutes and hours Hour scale. The watch vibrates at 4 Hz (28,800 vibrations per hour) and has a 40-hour power reserve. The self-winding mechanical movement 2460 WT displays the hour, minute, central seconds and world time. The watch can simultaneously display the time in various regions of the world, and the world map in the center of the dial can show the difference between day and night. The operation of this highly complex watch is extremely simple, and the display functions can be adjusted simply by turning the crown. In view of these unique design techniques, the new 2460 WT movement has been patented and is engraved with the prestigious Geneva seal.
简单 Simple operation and easy to wear
Despite the complex construction principles, the new Patrimony Traditionnelle World Time watch is extremely convenient to use. The wearer only needs to select the required reference time on the 24-hour digital disc and adjust it to the black triangle mark at 6 o’clock. The time in the other 36 time zones will be displayed at the same time. Cities displayed in black represent the entire time zone, while cities displayed in red represent the half or quarter time zone.
The new Patrimony Traditionnelle World Time watch combines all the hallmarks of a heritage collection: a slim bezel, a knurled pattern on the case back, a screw-in sapphire crystal case back and sword-shaped hands, 18K pink 42.5 mm diameter Gold case, water-resistant to 30 meters. Alligator leather strap with 18K pink gold folding buckle.
Possesses practical display of complex functions, combined with the innovative craftsmanship of the 2460 WT model, making the Patrimony Traditionnelle World Time watch another icon of the heritage series, establishing Vacheron Constantin’s leading position in multi-time zone watch development.

Lange Saxonia dual time zone watch
18kt white or rose gold case, diameter 40mm, thickness 10mm, sapphire glass, waterproof 30 meters.
It is equipped with German Lange in-house caliber L086.2 self-winding movement, with a power reserve of 72 hours. Second time zone complication.
SAXONIA DUAL TIME is a self-winding watch with a unique noble temperament. The solid silver dial features two small seconds dials and a day / night display, all highlighting its elegant style. The blue steel hour hand indicating the time of departure and the gold hand indicating the time in the time zone (or local time) form a clear contrast. Before setting the time in the second time zone, the blue steel hands are hidden under the gold hands.