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    Iwc Portofino Manual Winding Eight Days Power Reserve Watch

    IWC Portofino Manual Winding Eight Days Power Reserve Watch
    2011 For IWC, 2011 is a year of elegance and beauty: in the name of Portofino, it reflects the beauty of fashion and confidence. This series has been redesigned and reinvented, making its debut at the SIHH in Geneva. Among them, the Portofino manual winding 8-day power reserve watch equipped with IWC-made 59210 movement is an uncompromising, low-key and implicit protagonist. The era of Portofino began.

    IWC Portofino Manual Winding Eight Days Power Reserve Watch
    For several years, IWC’s Portofino watch has been the low-key and implicit protagonist in the IWC watch series, and it is an internationally recognized symbol of high taste. Among all the new works exhibited by IWC in the 2011 Haute Horlogerie Salon in Geneva, only Portofino embodies a timeless elegance that is closely related to the Italian lifestyle. The best among them is the Portofino manual winding eight-day power reserve watch, which is worthy of the name and does not show off the flashy protagonist. In fact, this watch has already made its appearance through its brand-new appearance, huge size and amazing watchmaking craftsmanship: the beautiful era of Portofino has begun.
    But should also talk about other protagonists inseparable from Portofino. Almost all the screen idols of the Hollywood DreamWorks, as well as other celebrities from all walks of life, are the guests of the Hotel Splendido. They brought a fresh and casual atmosphere. Since then, Portofino has become a popular destination for everyone to enjoy the style of southern Italy.
    Finally, let’s talk about the prelude to our story and how IWC and the Portofino have an inextricable bond. About 30 years ago, in 1980, an epoch-making pocket watch based on the noble and elegant hunter-type pocket watch was produced, and the number 5221 came out. . This watch is equipped with a 46 mm diameter case, Roman numerals and moon phase display, challenging the trend of the era that admired the ultra-technical sense at that time. This is the second pocket watch style watch launched by IWC after the Portuguese watch. Today it is a classic, just like Portofino itself.
    In the heyday of Portofino watches in the early 1950s, the founders of Portofino also upheld the ancient tradition. At the time, Portofino’s timeless and elegant design was contrary to the emerging era of purism in the technological era adopted by many IWC watches, making the Portofino series an unstoppable charm. Therefore, IWC decided to return to the essence, redesigning the entire Portofino series from the inside out, giving it a new size and many reinterpreted details, making this watch series representing Europe’s high-quality watches more noble And equipped with a new movement completely made by IWC.
    The most prominent work in the Portofino series is undoubtedly the Portofino manual winding 8-day power reserve watch numbered 5101. This more magnificent watch, elegant and noble, comfortable to wear, is equipped with the 50,000 movement series recently developed by IWC and has an eight-day power reserve. It is no accident that the design with a diameter of 45 mm and a thickness of 12 mm coincides with the popular 1981 classic.
    Uphold subtle elegance in watchmaking traditions
    This beautiful design, timepiece equipped with a long-power movement has become the design standard for the entire series. Design director Christian Knoop and his team in Schaffhausen believe that the watch itself should reflect the design philosophy of the collection: time is life. The Portofino manual winding eight-day power reserve watch embodies this creed in a very special way. There is no need to worry about winding the watch for a whole week, it must be said that it is a pleasant life enjoyment. And to enjoy life doesn’t have to go to the beautiful seaside village, the truth works everywhere.
    The young designer Aude Solari took inspiration from the grooves of Portofino to bring a whole new look to this series, including Portofino chronograph and Portofino automatic watches all adopt the same size. As she explained, ‘In addition to redesigning the size and diameter, there are many harmonious tiny details that give the watch a lighter look, reflecting the Italian lifestyle, including the 12 o’clock or 6 o’clock position. Roman numerals, longer time scales, slightly longer hands and red printed elements. ‘
    If the style and design of the watch, as well as the source of inspiration, are inseparable from the Italian style, then the decision to launch a stainless steel style with a once-popular Milanese woven bracelet is a perfect fit for this simple-looking model. The second choice.
    Another highlight is that the Portofino manual-winding eight-day power reserve watch was engraved with Portofino on its caseback for the first time in a subtle way, re-emphasizing the brand and the Ligurian coast. Close ties between small villages. This small village was once known by the Romans as the ‘dolphin port’, and although it has only 550 inhabitants, it is one of the most unique holiday destinations in the world. Coincidentally, the new Portofino automatic watch in red gold is engraved with Portofino’s famous coastal scenery on its case back, paying tribute to this picturesque fishing village.
    漂亮 These beautiful new styles are certainly nothing to publicize. On the contrary, they will continue the long tradition in the field of IWC timepiece manufacture, with perfection in discreet elegance. The model that best reflects this feature is the Portofino automatic watch with the hour, minute and second hands indicating the time. This watch is characterized by a central seconds hand. These watches have all the functions of a timepiece, including a date display. Even with a 40mm stainless steel or red gold case, they are a symbol of IWC’s understated style.
    As emphasized by Thomas Güumann, classic elegance does not run counter to superb watchmaking. Thomas Güumann is responsible for the development of the new IWC 59210 movement for the Portofino automatic eight-day power reserve watch. He is the head of this project. As can be seen from the movement number, this new movement is in the same vein as IWC’s first launch of the 50,000 large movement series in 2000. This 37.8mmX5.8mm movement is the best choice for a 45mm diameter case, which perfectly fits the size of the wrist, with a thickness of only 12mm. This thin thickness can only be achieved with a non-automatic winding mechanism.
    The introduction of this watch may not only indicate the revival of the manual-winding movement, but also reflect the resurgence of the active interaction between the wearer and the timepiece. This extremely common behavior in the era of pocket watches is almost due to the automatic winding. Appear and disappear. The Portofino self-winding eight-day power reserve watch provides space for this interaction. The large barrel can be seen partly from under the bridge of the barrel. It can provide sufficient power when fully wound, making the The watch has been running for more than 9 days. Thomas Güumann explains that the barrel will stop automatically at exactly 192 hours (8 days) to ensure that the constant weakening of the mainspring’s momentary force will not adversely affect the accuracy of the watch.
    Alligator leather strap from the fine work of Santoni’s high-end shoe workshop
    Two carefully decorated large bridges are visually integrated to form a three-quarters of the movement design. After further explanation by Thomas G? Umann, it is not difficult to understand the watchmaking contained in this new structure. idea. ‘We set out to develop a modern watch movement suitable for everyday use. Unlike the traditional Jones movement, this sturdy and reliable design can carry additional functions such as the date display and long power reserve display.’
    ? G? Umann believes that whether the watch is fully wound every day, or according to the power reserve prompt, each wearer can find their own watch usage rules. In either case, the wearer knows that his watch is full of power, and even if it is not used for several days, it is not necessary to change the watch and readjust (fast forward) the time and date. Not going on the chain for eight days is not a one-time operation, but it can save you time, especially if your schedule is too full.
    外观 In terms of appearance and size, the Portofino automatic eight-day power reserve watch has a significant feature. This watch is available in 18K red gold with a smoky gray dial and a stainless steel version with a silver-plated or black dial. The crocodile leather strap matched with the Italian craftsmanship, from the father and son workshops of Andrea and Guiseppe Santoni in Corridonia near the Adriatic coast, are entirely handmade and of impeccable quality. And each strap is a unique piece. The stainless steel watch can also be matched with a well-made Milanese braided bracelet

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    More Than 10,000 Yuan, You Can’t Get Around These Diving Watches This Year

    After the Basel exhibition in March this year, Rabbit wrote a new watch recommendation within the budget of 20,000 yuan. As a result, there is a watch that readers ask about every month: ‘Is it available? ‘I feel that the money in everyone’s arms must not be thrown at me. Yesterday, Rabbit continued to worry about everyone’s spending plans. Tmall’s flagship stores walked around, followed the new watch process, and finally saw the performance itself—the time has come. It is the crushed waste plastic, placed on the back of the dial Oris Oris Clean Marine Limited Edition, the price of 15,800 yuan. Combined with your personal experience in garbage sorting recently (led by Shanghai compatriots, everyone in other places should also be studying), Rabbit feels that environmental protection is not just a matter of doing things. It needs to be ingrained in our daily lives. Clean Ocean Limited Edition is the most bright new product of Oris this year. As the diving watch of the Aquis series, it is also justified. Let’s revisit its appearance. The surface of the plate is a gradient blue, and it really has a marine atmosphere. 39.5mm is suitable for most men. The back of the Oris733 self-winding movement watch is also seen by everyone. The colorful round pieces look beautiful. In fact, they are made of recycled materials. These Plastic bottles are broken first. After compression, it becomes a recycled plastic sheet. It is said that this small piece on the back of the case requires 20 bottles. Oris, who has always been concerned about marine protection, launched this waterproof 300-meter Aquis diving watch in cooperation with Pacific Garbage Screening. Every year, more than 800 tons of plastic enters the ocean. It is said that by 2050, the total amount of plastic in the ocean will exceed that of fish, which will not only destroy marine ecology, but also seriously affect human life. The problem of garbage disposal is a long way to go, and of course it is more important to start at the source. The significance of this watch is also a warning, let us realize the seriousness, and do our best. So it also comes with a special watch box made from sustainable seaweed extracts. As a limited edition, there are a total of 2,000 pieces worldwide. It is said that China has ordered about 100 to 150 pieces, and there are still many opportunities for everyone to get it. In addition, the bold Oris Oris followed the Star Wars 2 sets of watches and began to play 3 sets of watches for sale. This set is called the marine protection trident. In addition to the clean marine limited edition just now, there are 2 other different diving watches. This familiar watch case, like the back cover of the Clean Ocean Limited Edition, is made of recycled plastic. One of them is the Oris Blue Whale Limited Edition watch, which also belongs to the Oris Aquis diving watch. Its size is 45.5. Millimeters, water-resistant to 500 meters. The blue whale is the largest creature on the planet, but its current survival is also threatened. This watch is a collaboration between Oris and the charity-Whale and Dolphin Conservation Association (WDC). According to calculations, there were at most about 350,000 blue whales in the ocean. But before industrialization, uncontrolled hunting had greatly reduced the population of blue whales, and currently only 10,000 to 25,000 blue whales remain. Even if hunting is banned, human activities, including environmental pollution, still threaten the survival of blue whales. The limited edition of Blue Whale pushed by Oris is a chronograph, which is also equipped with a gradient water blue dial and a ceramic diving bezel. The back cover is engraved with the blue whale pattern and limited number. This watch is limited to 200 pieces, but is only released in the form of a marine protection trident set, not only sold. The third piece of the set is the third-generation Great Barrier Reef Limited Edition watch (The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef in the world, and human beings have been restoring the ecology here in the form of artificially grown corals). The size of 43.5 mm is The stainless steel case is still a gradient water blue dial, with a limited edition of 2,000 pieces. The characteristic of this watch is that it has a small second hand and a ring calendar display function. It is also a self-winding mechanical movement, priced at 17,800 yuan, and the rabbit has already begun during Basel. The entire marine protection trident set has a total of 200 sets, and the three watch numbers are exactly the same. So in addition to the blue whale limited edition of 200, Clean Ocean and Great Barrier Reef Limited Edition will take out 1-200 into the set. This also means that consumers who purchase limited editions of Clean Ocean and Great Barrier Reef separately can only choose numbers 201-2000. It is said that China has ordered 10 sets, and currently 2 sets have arrived on the market, and the set price is 65,000 yuan. Speaking of diving watches, I have to admit that Oris Oris is a dark horse in recent years. As an independent watchmaking company, without the resources and financial background of a large group, it occupies a price of 10,000 to 20,000. A place. Products with features are of course the most important, but it is more reliable to say that the time has come for us to mature-our demand for watches has shifted from practical safety to features and easy matching. As an old media person with 10 years of experience in the Basel watch exhibition, Rabbit is watching the rise of diving watches with his own eyes in recent years. Even before seven or eight years ago, brands were struggling to push their diving watches to dealers, even if the responses were ‘good-looking’ and ‘professional’, but the few orders finally showed what they really wanted. We may wish to divide the popularity of diving watches into several stages. Initially, it was born for diving. The hard indicator required is waterproof performance, followed by strong underwater readability (luminous light is very important). Of course, safety is also essential. There must be a rotating bezel with a minute scale to indicate the dive time. In the 1950s and 1960s when the diving watch was born, it was destined to be the watch of a few people. But as the diving watch slowly entered the public’s field of view, it was actually undergoing subtle changes. It was very obvious that the heavy case became relatively delicate and slim. I remember 3 years ago, a reader asked me that Oris is famous for making diving watches. Why are some watches waterproof to 100 meters (this is actually a 65-replication waterproof depth, not a professional diving watch)? However, in the past two years, I have never heard such a voice. People are more concerned about whether the appearance is attractive and whether it is comfortable to wear. After all, compared to the launch test, most of the time we wear it on our hands to appreciate it, and the wrist’s load-bearing feeling and visual enjoyment are more real. Oris launched a special 65-recycled recycled plastic strap for World Clean Day. Therefore, the strap also appeared in the matching list of diving watches. It began to become an accessory for fashion occasions, and no longer just for launching. In addition to the marine trident, Oris also has 2 unique diving watches this year. The first is the Aquis Date calendar watch that received attention during Basel. The highlight is the color of the dial, which is a relatively refreshing mint green (to gray gradient), especially suitable for summer. The size is also 39.5 millimeters, and the water-resistant 300-meter watch has a steel belt model of 14,200 yuan and a belt model of 12,600 yuan. This watch is expected to be fully launched in China next week. Another very attractive Aquis Relief calendar watch, to be honest, it is attractive because of the red rubber strap at first glance. This watch is a collaboration between Oris and the expedition swimmer Ernst Bromeis to promote water conservation. This watch has a classic 43.5mm stainless steel gray-black dial, equipped with a unidirectional rotating diving bezel, and is water-resistant to 300 meters. The second hand is specially designed to be red, which is matched with a red rubber strap, of course, it also has the choice of belt and steel belt. The price of the steel belt model is 14,800 yuan, and other watches are 13,200 yuan. In fact, the belt model on the left is not listed in China, but there are gray rubber belt models to choose from. It is not difficult to find that there are always two characteristics of moving diving watches: 1 , Must be attractive, not able to dive a few meters. This is also the cleverness of Oris in the past two years. It is bold to play with colors and materials, and by the way add commemorative significance; 2. It is necessary to turn the slightly bulky tool watch into a stylish and exquisite daily wear watch, especially a financial resource and popularity Both are limited independent brands. Because the function is easy to homogenize, there is no upper limit for the matching attribute (so some people are willing to buy it all the time). But then, we ca n’t just stop at the appearance, but also consider wearing safety, such as Oris’s “safety anchor” tape—the tip is designed as “anchor”. Once the buckle is accidentally disengaged, the buckle can be hooked. Don’t fall. Comfort and peace of mind are what we now demand from diving watches. Another interesting data is that most dive watches are oversized. For example, the mainstream size of Oris is 43.5 mm or larger, but the wrist of Chinese consumers, especially southerners, is difficult to control, so the 39.5 mm medium Rising slowly over the past two years, this year’s 618 platform sales data shows that the sales of the medium size have gone hand in hand with the large size. And girls are more and more added to the consumption of medium-sized diving watches, it is more like accessories on the wrist than professional needs. The market is always changing quietly, with the needs of each generation strengthening. Good-looking, lightweight, safe to use, and suitable for your own hand, this is just the need to lower your head in any current trend. Smart brands will not go against the trend, and we won’t be right with wallets. The gossip rabbit is only original, welcome to repost!

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    Master’s New Humberton Elegant Women’s Watch

    Since its founding in 1830, Baume & Mercier has aimed at both men and women with a taste for life, providing them with watches with outstanding craftsmanship, design and elegance . As one of the brands that created women’s timepieces as early as the golden twenties, Baume & Mercier watch has become famous all over the world since its launch, becoming a watch that records and celebrates special moments in life. For many years, Baume & Mercier has developed a variety of new timepieces based on its own insights into women’s needs, which is both timeless and elegant, cutting-edge and fashionable, showing a sophisticated contemporary lifestyle. Humberton Collection has three elegant small watches for women
    Today, the latest launch of the 2012 Humberton Women’s Watches has once again proved Baume & Mercier’s rich creativity in product creation and its highly dynamic interpretation of contemporary lifestyle. Baume & Mercier launches a series of three small women’s watches from the Humberton series, which are classic and elegant. This series of small watches has a distinctive feminine character, and retains the famous elegant and fashionable sense of the Humberton series.
    18 years ago, in 1994, Baume & Mercier launched the Hampton Collection for the first time in honor of the elegant Hampton spirit. Today’s Humberton collection draws inspiration from a 1940s watch in the museum collection, continuing the main design elements of the distinctive rectangular case of the original model, adding fashion and modern colors to it. The refined trumpet series launched this time reinterprets this iconic watch, with a pure modern expression, elegantly paying tribute to the retro art deco style.
    Humberton women’s small watch: epitome of intimacy and harmony
    The new Hamilton Women’s Small Women’s Watch condenses the intimate harmony and elegance in the DNA of the Baume & Mercier brand, and will surely enjoy the same international reputation as the larger sister models. This stylish and sophisticated watch collection will further highlight Baume & Mercier’s timeless commitment to design and quality. AmpHampton 10051 curved case decorated with 20 diamonds, mother-of-pearl dial is soft and elegant
    Smaller size, attractive
    Before that, the Humberton women’s watch series only had a large size of 40 x 27.1 mm. The new and exquisitely sized quartz watch, with a 34.5 x 22 mm case, is tempting and charming, bringing the series to a new height of charm and femininity. These three women’s watches are richer and more graceful due to the charming ergonomic lines, and their small size is suitable for almost any wrist.
    This slender watch series is equipped with a shiny polished and satin-finished stainless steel bracelet, which complements the stainless steel bracelet of the men’s Humberton series, making it a perfect gift for lovers in celebration of important life moments such as weddings and wedding anniversary. These three compact small watches are equipped with an easy-to-use triple folding safety clasp that perfectly matches the small rectangular curved case polished and satin-finished.
    Various decoration options to satisfy the wishes of all women
    Thanks to understanding the needs of women’s watches, Baume & Mercier introduced various combinations for these three Hamilton women’s small watches-to ensure that every woman can have her own favorite choice. Each elegant and elegant Hamilton watch offers a beautifully decorated date display at 3 o’clock. Two of them are equipped with a feminine mother-of-pearl dial and set with top Wesselton VS diamonds: one is decorated with 8 diamonds on the mother-of-pearl dial, and the other is decorated on an elegant curved case 20 diamonds. Simple styles present a vibrant and refined taste, with a sun-satin-finished silver-milk dial, gold-plated Arabic numerals and indexes.
    This series of watches provides a beautifully decorated case back, fixed with four screws, which can be engraved with words to commemorate important moments in life. These ultra-feminine Humberton women’s small watches are also equipped with scratch-resistant curved sapphire crystals and are water-resistant to 50 meters (5ATM). Each newly launched exquisite watch embodies elegance and quality while emphasizing Baume & Mercier’s exclusive pursuit of femininity.
    A watch collection bearing the tradition and philosophy of Baume & Mercier
    This fascinating new watch series reflects the rich tradition and smart passion behind Baume & Mercier’s professional watchmaking technology. These core philosophies are inherently engraved in the DNA of the Baume & Mercier brand and their latest fashion timepieces, and coincide with the spirit and values ​​of the world-famous Hamptons region. Here, the seaside life is perfectly combined with a strong family concept, a deep cultural foundation, and a relaxed and elegant attitude. Baume & Mercier linked this attitude of seaside life, as well as the ever-changing views of the beach, waves and driftwood like the ticking of clocks, with those ladies who have a taste of life and cherish every moment of life.
    In fact, the creative spirit of Baume & Mercier and the real life in the Humberton area give the brand a household name with global charm.
    创立 Since its founding in 1830, Baume & Mercier has aimed at both men and women with a taste for life, providing them with watches of outstanding craftsmanship, design and elegance. As one of the brands that created women’s timepieces as early as the golden twenties, Baume & Mercier watch has become famous all over the world since its launch, becoming a watch that records and celebrates special moments in life. For many years, Baume & Mercier has developed a variety of new timepieces based on its own insights into women’s needs, which is both timeless and elegant, cutting-edge and fashionable, showing a sophisticated contemporary lifestyle. Hampton 10049
    Humberton series 10049 Technical parameters
    Movement: Quartz (F03.111)
    Function: Date display at 3 o’clock
    Case: rectangular case, size: 34.5 x 22 mm, thickness: 9 mm, polished / satin-finished steel, scratch-resistant curved sapphire crystal glass, case back fixed with four screws
    Dial: Sun-satin-finished silver milky white, gold-plated Arabic numerals, gold-plated hands
    Strap: polished / satin-finished steel
    Clasp: Triple folding safety clasp
    Waterproof function: 5ATM (about 50 meters)
    Hampton 10050
    Humberton series 10050 Technical parameters
    Movement: Quartz (F03.111)
    Function: Date is displayed at 3 o’clock
     Case: rectangular case, size: 34.5 x 22 mm, thickness: 9 mm, polished / satin-finished stainless steel, scratch-resistant curved sapphire crystal glass, case back fixed with four screws
    Dial: mother-of-pearl inlaid with 8 diamonds * (0.02 ct,? 1.1), Arabic numerals
    Strap: polished / satin-finished steel
    Clasp: Triple folding safety clasp
    Waterproof function: 5ATM (about 50 meters)
    * Set with top Wesselton VS, 32/24 diamond cut
    Hampton 10051
    Humberton series 10051 Technical parameters
    Movement: Quartz (F03.111)
    Function: Date is displayed at 3 o’clock
    Case: rectangular case, size: 34.5 x 22 mm, thickness: 9 mm, polished / satin-finished steel, set with 20 diamonds * (0.17 carats,? 1.4), scratch-resistant curved sapphire crystal glass, Case back fixed with four screws
    Dial: Mother-of-pearl, Arabic numerals
    Strap: polished / satin-finished steel
    Clasp: Triple folding safety clasp
    Waterproof function: 5ATM (about 50 meters)
    * Set with top Wesselton VS, 32/24 diamond cut

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    Mysterious Excellence Tasting Cartier Drive De Cartier Tourbillon Watch

    SIHH 2016 Geneva International High-level Watch Salon has been opened in Geneva. The annual watch exhibition is a major event in the watch circle, and it has gathered the attention of all watch lovers. Let’s follow in the footsteps of the Watch House and admire the style of Cartier’s new Drive de Cartier tourbillon watch in the SIHH Geneva Haute Horlogerie Salon.

       The watch is equipped with a 9452 MC floating tourbillon movement and has been awarded the “Poinçon de Genève” (Geneva Quality Seal). The dexterous tourbillon reveals mystery.

       The above is the actual shooting details of Cartier watches in the 2016 SIHH Geneva Haute Horlogerie Salon prepared by the staff in front of the Watch House. In the future, we will continue to provide you with more and more intuitive watch salon related reports, please pay attention to everyone

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    The Opening Of The Breguet Geneva Boutique

    On Thursday, April 14, 2016, after a large-scale renovation, the Breguet Geneva boutique officially opened to welcome guests, and a private reception party was specially organized for the brand. The boutique adopts a new design concept. The interior decoration is exquisite and rich in technology, showing the unique style and charm of the brand.

       The entrance of the boutique is covered with dark blue carpets, decorated with elegant flowers, and welcomes more than 100 journalists and VIP guests to explore and appreciate the new creations of Breguet at the Baselworld Watch & Jewellery Show 2016

       The head of the research and development department of the watchmaking factory explained the superb masterpieces to reporters and VIPs. The event also provided visitors with an opportunity to learn more about Breguet’s craftsmanship and the century-old heritage of the brand. The guests were pleased to witness the live performance of hand-carved, gem-set and embossed art by watchmakers. (Photo / text watch home Xu Chaoyang)

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    Mb & F’s M.A.D. Gallery Brings Marc Ninghetto Back To Our Childhood

    MB & F’s MAD Gallery once again brought us back to our childhood, this time by the prestigious Swiss photographer Marc Ninghetto using a new photo series he called ‘The Loneness of a Machine’ Reminiscent of our favorite animation memories.

    Marc Ninghetto – Le Jour où le Soleil s’arrêta

    The main machines of this exhibition are the Japanese animation robots Grendizer and Astroboy, which are called ‘Goldorak’ and ‘Astro, le petit robot’ in French, respectively. For 15 years, the Swiss-born photographer Marc Ninghetto has not found any reason or platform to create a series of photographs based on his childhood, until someone asked him to create some for MB & F’s MAD Gallery. The series happens to coincide with the origin of the brand. These exquisite works of art created quietly give aliens and alienation to robots in the real earth environment.

    Marc Ninghetto – La Pierre de Foudre

    To achieve this, Ninghetto uses what he calls ‘digital sampling’, which he has perfected over the course of his many years of work, including combining captured 3-D robot models with photos from his personal image library Combine. Ninghetto focuses on two timeless heroes, Grendizer and Astroboy, who have debuted for 40 years, either standing on two skyscrapers in the city, at a point in the sky of the city’s intricate overpass, or hiding in a small town Hiding place of gas station.

    Marc Ninghetto – Le Baptême du Feu

    There are 8 photos in this series, limited to 25 prints. There are different specifications for you to choose: 100cm x 70cm tax-included price is 1,500 Swiss francs; 120cm x 80 cm tax-included price is 1,800 Swiss francs, 150cm x 214 cm The tax-included price is 5,900 Swiss francs.
    Geneva, Switzerland
    Rue Verdaine 11
    M.A.D. Gallery
    Source: MB & F

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    Movement • Go With The Essence Hermès New Slim Dʼhermès Ultra-thin Watch

    Hermès new watch series Slim dʼHermès is an art style exploration with the theme of pure aesthetics. Aiming at the essence of exploration, the slim lines of the case simplifies the basic lines. The wide dial size converges in real time, forming a right angle with the lugs. The succinctly simple watch conveys a movement that follows its essence in a beautifully balanced way.

       Slim d’ Hermès comes from the handwriting of Philippe Delhotal, creative director of Hermès watches. He uses Philippe Apeloig (the graphic designer Philippe Apeloig and Hermès have collaborated for several years: in 2012, he created a visual image for Puiforcat; in 2013, he created the ‘Saut Hermès’ poster.) The original font is used as a time scale to illustrate Flat design style for brand. The light and transparent digital contours inject a lively rhythm into the dial, giving time a pleasing rhythm.

       The watch is suitable for men and women and is available in three sizes. The large 39.5 mm diameter is equipped with the Hermes-made H1950 ultra-thin movement. Incorporate the mini-rotor into a manually wound movement to slim down the movement to 2.6 mm. It is exactly the same as other Hermès self-made movements. The movement is decorated with the H letter pattern decoration. The bridge is polished by hand to preserve the traditional watchmaking technology. The details of the movement are clearly visible from the transparent sapphire caseback. Time is displayed in hours, minutes, and seconds in the simplest and most direct way.

       Large 39.5mm can be equipped with perpetual calendar function. Perpetual calendar is the most complex and demanding feature of advanced watchmaking technology. This complication is reported for several days and months, and the leap year is clearly calculated, and a four-year display is provided. In this ultra-thin movement, there is a moon phase display, the moon is made of natural white mother-of-pearl, and it is placed on the sky background of agate gold glass; there are also two time displays.

      Small and medium 32mm and 25mm quartz movements and new alligator leather straps: dark purple, cloud white and shiny blue, and red, brown, elephant gray and brilliant purple. Also available in natural cowhide strap or steel strap style. Slim dʼHermès is available in rose gold or stainless steel, with or without diamonds. The rose-gold version is paired with a white natural mother-of-pearl dial, engraved with a guilloché guilloche pattern; the brand’s ‘ex-libris’ motif is adorned on the caseback.
       Whether it is a concerto or artistic construction of mechanical components, Slim dʼHermès writes the ultimate pure definition of time, symbolizing the return to the basic principles of watchmaking art. The new watch series is committed to preserving the brand’s glorious tradition and highlighting the vast creative space of manual technology. Whether it is about the history of watchmaking or the unprecedented watchmaking process, it can give birth to outstanding authentic works.

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    The Years Without Regrets

    The ultimate ideal of Blancpain is to present and even shape the cognition of time with a watch. The brilliance of the brand is attributed to the insistence on digging the connotation of time as the starting point, the exploration and release of mechanical aesthetics, and finally returning to the wearer’s position. Blancpain’s full-calendar moon phase is exactly the embodiment of this idea, and it has become the ‘most classic moon phase watch’.

       Moon phases, ancient times. It used to appear on various timepieces either as a single function or in combination with single and double calendars. It wasn’t until Blancpain creatively combined it with the tri-calendar that the moonphase watch really gained internal, systematic life. Because in the current universal timing system, the moon itself is the decisive force. Based on its operation, the three concepts and units of the week, month, and day have been formed to help us distinguish and master time.

    Both a classic moon phase and a classic Blancpain
       Any classic is the perfect parallel of concept and technique; any classic is a masterpiece of the creator’s style. Blancpain full-calendar moon phase watch has the brand’s most iconic aesthetic-elegant and harmonious.

    Master of dial layout
       How to deal with the moon phase, the month, the day of the week, the date, the time, the pointer, and many other elements, how to deal with everything without clutter, and how to make it accessible at a glance, Blancpain can be described as innocent.

       Taking 6654 as an example, the double-layered bezel and the date circle of the Arabic numerals form a soft structure of concentric circles. Between them, a three-dimensional time-point scale made of precious metal is set and distinguished by Roman numerals.

       The date circle is slightly sunken to form an interlayer. Inside it, the brand logo and the sunken, left and right month and week windows are located in the upper semicircle, and the moon phase windows occupy the same area in the lower semicircle. Moon phase face with a variety of vivid expressions to choose from.

       The pointer best reflects the climate of Blancpain. The hour and minute hands are already slim, but they are hollowed out to make them lighter and lighter; the second hand is the thinnest and the longest, and if it is thin, the end is marked with ‘JB’ to prevent it from being too light. One release and one close, there are some differences. The top of a snake-shaped blue-steel pointer is treated with ‘curved arcs’ and fits just inside the date circle. The entire plate is memorable due to its harmony and legitimacy, providing a pleasing, efficient and convenient reading time.
    Invisible and visible details
       In addition to perfectly showing the luster of the visible parts such as the case, buckle, and scale, for Blancpain, meticulous sanding will also occur inside, and even more attention is paid to those ‘invisible places’.
       The grinding of internal parts will affect the accuracy, durability and stability of the watch. The polishing of Blancpain’s movement fully reflects the brand’s excellence. Watchmakers have carefully polished the inner and outer corners and inner and outer edges of each tiny part without exception, and extremely complicated chamfers can be seen in many places. The chamfering process is very particular about the strength of the craftsman. Excessive force will cause deformation of the part, and insufficient strength will cause the angle to be inconspicuous and unclear.

    Unique technology: practical and humane
       Based on the practicality of watch wearers, Blancpain’s watchmakers have developed a unique functional design through imagination, research and development, fine-tuning and patent application.
       Concealed adjustment device: In order to better present the simple aesthetics, Blancpain invented the invention of hiding the adjuster under the lugs to achieve the watch’s clean and rounded lines. The wearer does not need professional tools, and only needs to lightly touch the fingertip to complete the adjustment process.

       Movement safety protection device: In the past, the fast-adjusting calendar function should be avoided as much as possible from 9 pm to 3 am the next day, because the watch’s calendar mechanism is operating at this time, the adjustment is easy to damage the movement at this time. Blancpain’s safety adjustment and protection system can lock the fast adjustment function during this period, even if it is mistakenly operated, it will not cause any damage to the movement.
       Ultra-long power: In order to facilitate the use of the wearer, Blancpain has been working hard to extend the power of the moon phase watch. It is the first brand to achieve long-term power in the moon phase function. Such as 6263, for the first time equipped with dual barrels of 100 hours of power; 6639 power reserve reached 8 days. In terms of power, Blancpain has always been at the highest level in the industry, highlighting humane considerations.

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    Balber Fifty Fathom Flyback Timing-5200

    At the request of my cousin, I will write another article about 50 hours (5200). In fact, the poisoner hopes to write the old 50 hours (5015). joy. It’s very unfortunate that the fifty centenary that came here today is a limited edition of the marine series. Based on the principle of not wasting, I will write the fifty centenary of this blue ceramic. The history of Fifty Fathoms can be traced back to the ancestor of the diving watch. In the 1950s, Mr. Jean-Jacques Fiechter, Blancpain’s chief executive who was passionate about diving, based on his experience and needs in daily diving. Set out to build a reliable, tough and strong diving watch that can accompany him to explore the charming ocean. After research and development, the first modern diving watch was born in 1953. This watch was named ‘Fifty Fifty Fathoms’. This watch has the indispensable characteristics of a diving watch-water resistance, brightness, ruggedness, rotating bezel . The first fifty is a black dial with bold, large digital time scales, supplemented by refined lines: triangle, circle, square, with the first unidirectional rotating bezel. Since the launch of Fifty Fathoms, the appearance has not changed much. Until the 60th anniversary of the new replica series of deep submersibles, Bathyscaphe, launched in 2013, it has become the two main forces of the current fifty. Distinguishing the old fifty and the new fifty is also easy to distinguish from the appearance. The large size plus the sapphire outer ring is the old fifty (left), and the new fifty is the small size plus ceramic outer ring (right). On the lineage, of course, the old 50 is more pure. On the innovation, it must be the new 50. The 50 to be described today is made of blue ceramics, and it is also a limited edition of the ocean. In 2014, Blancpain, an ocean enthusiast, launched the global public welfare cause, “Mind the Ocean”, and promised that every time this watch was sold, Blancpain would promise to donate 1,000 euros to continue to contribute to the long-term development of marine protection. From the start of the charity event, Blancpain has launched three limited editions of the Ocean series, each of which is available in 250 limited editions-a total of 750,000 euros in real sponsorship. This is only a limited edition of 2016 in the hands of the poisoner. Dark blue is always associated with the ocean. At the same time, using the stylish ceramic material of Blancpain, this unique 50 噚 timepiece was launched, and the launch price was as high as 148,500, which really made many people retreat. But when I really got started, the royal blue effect was really too toxic under the sun. The blue ceramic effect broke the previous fear of ceramics: poison, virtue, and master. Compared with the classic model, the smaller new model is more suitable for daily wear. The ceramic scale with liquid metal can be seen with delicate brushing, and high-tech gives Blancpain a different sense of the times. The 43.6MM watch is equipped with a timing function that will not be hollow on the dial, and the dial combination is so comfortable. The dark brushed dial surface adopts a symmetrical positive three-eye dial surface plus a calendar combination. The middle is the daily second hand movement, the left and right are the chronograph hour and minute hands; the needle-shaped pointer is commensurate with the graphic scale. From the side, you can see the logo with a large head, and at the same time, the full ceramic drawing is full of vision. You must know that the hardness of ceramic is seven times that of steel. To sharpen ceramics, you can only rely on sharper tools. The design of the timing button is simple. How to ensure the water resistance of 300 meters is believed to be a lot of work on the inside. The ceramic buckle is also much better than the steel buckle. The edges are polished so that the strap is not worn. The inner side of the nautical canvas band is made of hot plastic, which can effectively prevent the odor caused by sweating. Looking at the back, the same ceramic material is used, and the diamond-shaped corners make people think that it is a rotating back cover design; the actual use is a gland design, and the back cover can be pried open-but it is made of ceramic material, plus this Gland design, one careless, if this back cover is scrapped, the cost will be as high as one-third of the price (plus the limited logo originally, it is estimated that it will be specially re-customized, and the other five thousand maintenance costs can not escape, so the ceramic shell is broken Or sell it directly). The movement uses F385. The biggest difference from the traditional F185 chronograph movement is the addition of the flyback function. It is wrong to see many online saying that the F385 is a new self-produced movement design. In principle, it is still something of the fp1185 movement. Of course, improvements have been made on this basis. The balance wheel splint is fixed with a special Y-shaped outer ring. The hollow gear next to it is a component of the flyback function, and the right side is an introductory column to control the timing clutch. The function of flyback timing is to press the four-point flyback button directly under the zero-point start / pause button and then reset button to realize the fast restart timing function under the timing state. The flyback button can save three traditional steps in the timing process-pause, clear, and start, which is equivalent to resetting the timer to zero and starting the function with one click. Speaking of the quality of the movement, Blancpain has always been leading various brands at the same price. Some of them have 36,000 high-frequency silicon hairsprings, beveled edges, 18k gold oscillating weight, and do not forget to print the logo of the ocean . F385 movement, diameter 31.8mm, thickness 6.65mm, 37 diamonds, number of parts 322, automatic winding, flyback function, swing frequency 36000 times / hour, power 50 hours, silicon balance spring, fine adjustment balance wheel without clamping, guide wheel Column clutch. Under the influence of the ETA suspension of many brands, Blancpain has never had to worry about this problem by relying on the large FP manufacturers, and the advantages of the movement have become more obvious. This enables Blancpain to focus on making good products, and if it can work harder on channel promotion, I believe it is also a promising brand. Brand: Blancpain, Model: 5200-0310-G52A, Watch: 43.6MM, Movement: F385, Dynamic Storage: 50 hours, Material: Ceramic, Flyback Timing, Price: 148500.

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    [Video] Brand New Models From The 1950s Are Reproduced By Bucherer

    At this year’s Basel watch exhibition, Bucherer launched the heritage series double calendar chronograph, this new model combines the aesthetic charm of the 1950s with contemporary fashion. In 1956, the Swiss watch world was brilliant, and Bucherer also launched a chronograph with a very retro charm. This new work released this year also draws inspiration from the chronograph of that year. The outline of the stainless steel case is the classic of the current year, and the size has been increased to 41 mm. At 9 o’clock, it also has a large calendar and annual calendar function in one, very practical.

    Bucherer Heritage Double Calendar Chronograph

      This new Bucherer is equipped with a CFB1972 automatic movement with a 42-hour power reserve. New and old aesthetics are revealed on this watch, the brand watchmaking craftsmanship is in it, and it is the representative masterpiece of the new heritage series. The new timepiece includes a stainless steel case with a silver dial and a rose gold stainless steel case with a champagne gold dial, each limited to 888 pieces.
      The above is the latest cutting-edge information of the 2019 Basel International Watch and Jewellery Show brought by the Watch House. Next, we will provide more and more exciting exhibition reports, so stay tuned.

      For more details, please click on the live feature of the Basel Watch Fair: