Month: December 2019

Tag Heuer Launches Max Vestapan Special Edition Watch

On August 30, 2016 local time, Tag Heuer “stopped in” Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and invited nearly 200 VIPs from the media and business circles to work together with F1 driver Max Vestapan ( Max Verstappen). On this occasion, Tag Heuer launched the Max Verstappen special edition watch, commemorating Max Verstappen’s participation in the F1 Spanish Grand Prix, becoming the youngest standing champion in history.

   Max Verstappen was deeply influenced by his father, Jos Verstappen (former F1 driver), and has been interested in motorsport since he was a child. Max Verstappen started kart practice at the age of four. After being promoted to the international kart field, he won the European Championship twice and once crowned the World Championship. In 2014, Max Verstappen competed in the Formula 3 European Formula 3 Championship. That same year, he was confirmed to be a Red Bull II driver for the 2015 season.

   In the 2016 season, starting in Spain, Max Verstappen officially became a Red Bull driver. In his first Grand Prix of his career, Max Verstappen became the youngest winner of the championship in years. Witnessing Max Vestapan’s phenomenal victory at the Catalan circuit, team partner Tag Heuer decided to launch a special edition watch for him to congratulate the youngest champion in history. Today, Max Verstappen fans also have the opportunity to wear racing history to their wrists.

   In December 2015, Tag Heuer and the F1 Red Bull team reached a landmark cooperation agreement, officially becoming the latter’s official timepiece and official watch. In 2016, the two sides jointly released the new season racing car ‘Red Bull Team-Tag Heuer RB12′. Tiger Heuer became part of the official name of the Red Bull Team. This is also the first time that a watch brand has appeared in the official full name of the F1 team.

   To date, Red Bull Racing has won the Manufacturer’s Drivers’ Championship of the Year for four consecutive years in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. Red Bull Racing’s unconventional sports and entertainment model is deeply attracted to Tag Heuer, which is in line with the new marketing strategy of the Swiss brand. To celebrate the first year of cooperation with F1’s most innovative team, Tag Heuer launched two Formula1 Red Bull Racing special edition watches during the F1 Grand Prix Monaco station, equipped with a stainless steel bracelet and a blue NATO strap.

   In addition to these two team watches, TAG Heuer now introduces a driver’s watch-the TAG Heuer Formula 1 Max Vestapan special edition watch ‘the youngest Grand Prix champion in history’. The matte blue aluminum bezel is equipped with a tachymeter scale and is decorated with special orange markings (tachymeter scale 0-180). The ’18’ in ‘180’ is bolded, emphasizing the age at which Max Verstappen won the Grand Prix for the first time. The bottom of the case is engraved with the words ‘TAGHeuerFormulaOneMaxVerstappenYoungestGrandPrixWinnerSpecialEdition’ and is paired with an orange perforated calfskin strap. It is reported that this watch will be on sale in November 2016. (Photo / text watch home Xu Chaoyang)

Jaeger’s Traditional Ball Tourbillon Master Series Leads The New Watch And Watch Experience

2013 coincides with the 180th anniversary of Jaeger-LeCoultre. On this occasion, the Jaeger-LeCoultre watch factory launched the Master Grande Tradition Gyrotourbillon 3 commemorative watch of the classic tourbillon series. This watch is a Hybrid The 10th masterpiece in the Mechanica Large Complications series.
The Jaeger-LeCoultre ball tourbillon will lead a new watch experience in the 21st century. This unprecedented ball flying tourbillon uses blued gold balance and ball hairspring to show its truly outstanding performance. And another masterpiece of the Master GrandeTradition Gyrotourbillon 3 Jubilee is the perfect combination of the precision performance of the ball tourbillon and the instant digital timer, which makes the watch have two large scales. Complex functions.
As the core work of three commemorative editions of ‘A Tribute to Mr. Antoine LeCoultre’, this new timepiece brings the exquisite decoration of Jaeger-LeCoultre Manufacture and the time-honored watchmaking craftsmanship. All in one, pocket watches made in the 19th century by the watch factory also give the watch its unique aesthetic concept.
Shuttlecock Tourbillon, the pinnacle of work
Obviously, the double-frame tourbillon synchronously and precisely rotating around the two axes enables the watch to offset the effect of gravity no matter where it is. The Master Grande Tradition Gyrotourbillon 3 Jubilee stands out with its spherical tourbillon. However, even for watch enthusiasts who are fond of watchmaking innovations and have discovered the mystery of the first two ball tourbillons developed by the watch factory, this new mechanism is a novelty: By removing the upper watch bridge, the entire miniature world is immediately visible, showing its extraordinary charm.
The double tourbillon frame runs precisely, the outer frame rotates around the axis once a minute, and the inner frame rotates once every 24 seconds-2.5 revolutions per minute-not only thanks to the watch factory engineers and watchmakers Our exceptional creativity also relies on modern cutting-edge equipment like 5-axis automatic production units. Finally, the ultra-light material of aluminum makes the combined mechanism composed of more than a hundred parts less than 1 gram, which is a feat in the field of micromechanics.

Reproduction Of The Gentleman And Lady Style Art Deco Watch Popular

For the Swiss watchmaking industry of superb quality, the design of Art Deco (Art Deco) is no longer the only style, but it is a design culture worthy of repeated admiration. Different watch brands also have specialized installation art series watches, which are constantly innovating and remaking classics. Longines 2011 Les Elégantes new watch series
哪里 Where is the source of elegance? At least for the old Swiss watchmakers, it is the traditions that the brands have accumulated.
As a result, from time to time, retro has become a nostalgic and adventure journey that traces the source of elegance. While attracting the attention of fashion critics, retro has virtually become a trend sought after by people. It must be pointed out here that in the modern market environment, retro is a very delicate word. It may be a rebirth of classic models, or it may be a cheap fake sold by a street vendor. Of course, for watch fans, the enthusiastic pursuit of vintage watches is obviously based on the understanding of the history of watch development. A reprinted watch often means a glorious past that people have enjoyed so far.
In 2002, Longines decided to bring the 1920s aesthetics that people have forgotten to the world again. It launched a new watch series, re-designing the original ideas with modern elements, and the Longines elegant series Les Elégantes watches came into being. Longines has different Les Elégantes watches every year, and it is 3 women’s watches with different shapes. This is to commemorate the Art Deco design that also brought great changes to the world watch industry in the early 20th century.
Taking the 2010 edition of the Les Elégantes series as an example, 3 women’s watches are still released at the same time, and the appearance is changed to 3 colors of red, yellow, and white, that is, rose gold, gold, and platinum. If it appeared in the 1920s with so many materials, it would definitely cause a sensation.
The new watch retains the complete vintage elements, and its appearance and size are in line with the characteristics of that era. In order to maintain the fine tradition, Longines specially matched this series of watches with the hand-wound L805 hand-wound movement developed in the 1970s. Each limited production of 10 pieces, inadvertently unforgettable bright charm .
The first was a gold square watch with a noble black ribbon. The beautiful hand-carved patterns on the case show the aesthetic essence of that era. The silver dial features 12 beautiful Roman numerals and hand-engraved patterns, and the bezel is set with 34 VVS diamonds (total weight 0.309 carats). The watch is equipped with the L805 manual-winding movement, with 17 jewel shafts, and can swing at 21,600 times per hour.
The second is a rose gold wine barrel watch with a burgundy ribbon. The case is engraved with beautiful hand-patterns and set with 24 top-quality Weselton VVS diamonds (0.166 carat total weight), which is also equipped with the L805 movement; and the third model in white gold with an almond shape is equipped with The white satin strap is still the same movement. As the embryonic form of the feminist revolution, Art Deco enables ladies to gradually break the traditional shackles and take control of their own destiny.
Women abandon tight-fitting corsets, so that the lines of the waist and abdomen can be naturally exposed, and have been physiologically liberated. In response to this, under the influence of the Art Dec movement, fashion has also been presented in new ways, more elegant, richer vitality. The new version of the Les Elégantes series is inspired by the above-mentioned social portraits. The appearance or movement adopts the matching method that people recognized at the time.
Vacheron Constantin Historiques American 1921 watch
什么 样 What kind of watches do gentlemen in the 1920s like? Vacheron Constantin specially released an avant-garde pillow-shaped watch specifically for the US market, which is the style that gentlemen liked at the time. The most special place is that the crown is placed at 11 o’clock on the case (wearing on the right hand).
The new Historiques American 1921 watch follows the original pillow case design, with a 40 mm diameter pink gold case (early gold case) is more suitable for modern taste. The re-adjusted crown position of the watch fully takes into account the modern people’s watch habits, and changed to the 1 o’clock position. The transparent case back allows you to see the latest 4400 manual winding movement with the exquisite Geneva stamp.
The movement has a diameter of 28 mm and a thickness of only 2.8 mm. It has a small three-needle function. The movement vibrates at 28,800 times per hour and has a power reserve of 65 hours. The watch is water-resistant to 30 meters and features a hand-stitched dark brown crocodile alligator strap with a pink gold half-Malta cross buckle. It should be said that the appearance of this watch fully taps the design concepts of the 1920s, especially the rising economy in the United States at the time affected the design of Swiss watchmaking brands, and reflected the social form at that time.
The aftermath of World War I, which has just ended, does not hinder the prosperity of the Swiss watch industry. In addition to a large number of military watches, only a few design-oriented models appear on the market. The design of the watch also conformed to the situation that the emerging watch market mainly based in the United States was favored by watchmaking brands.