For Raymond Weil, music and art are an infinite source of inspiration and creativity. After three generations of development, the Raymond Weil family, deeply influenced by music culture, has established a solid foundation in the field of Swiss watchmaking. From the classic French sinatra, the Beatles to the new violinist Nicola Benedetti, to the electronic music brand Gibson, not only shows the love of Raymond Weil family members to different music categories, the brand has been close to half Century is tied to these great names.
To pay tribute to the legendary Gibson Les Paul, Raymond Weil launches a limited edition ‘Gibson Les Paul’ freelance watch. The new watch has an elegant appearance, but also has a bit of rebellious taste of rock music, reflecting its free spirit and unparalleled music power.
This time, Raymond Weil created with the famous guitar producer Gibson and paid tribute to the modern music pioneer Lester William Polsfuss, the world-famous Les Paul, which is indeed a great event in the music industry. And Gibson’s Les Paul endorsed him. He has been a music partner of many great guitarists such as Jimmy Page, Keith Richards, Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton, writing a glorious history for the development of rock music.
‘When I was a kid, my mother has led me into the world of music, from the piano and string instruments. After I first learned about rock music and realized the power of electronic guitars, I admired Lenny Kravitz and Guns. N ‘Roses live performance. Music has a unique appeal, it can capture people’s fantasy space, under the superb performance of music masters, no one can stand still; whether it is blues, rock, pop, classical, music Both bring shocking memories. The power of music is also related to the flow of time. Today, Gibson created with us and merged its classic beats into this brand new watch. ‘Raymond Weir CEO Ai Liebheim said.
‘Gibson Les Paul’ Liberty Rider Limited Edition 45 mm diameter case, made of stainless steel, black PVD-coated bezel tachymeter, inspired by the black paint of Gibson ‘Black Beauty’ electronic guitar, dial The guilloche pattern also echoes the six strings of the guitar; at 12 o’clock, the Gibson brand’s logo and Les Paul’s signature can be seen. Another unique feature of the Gibson guitar is the split diamond inner layer. Next to the calendar window, a perforated calfskin strap echoes the acoustic vents of the guitar. The watch has a chronograph function and is equipped with an RW5010 self-winding movement, which provides a power reserve of approximately 46 hours.
This collection of Raymond Weil is limited to only 300 pieces and is contained in an exclusive watch box inspired by Gibson’s guitar case. This new work also strengthens the partnership between Raymond Weil and Gibson for the first time since 2015.
‘This collaboration continues Raymond Weil’s relationship with us, while paying tribute to the classic Les Paul guitar. The outstanding design and high-quality craftsmanship of the Freelancer Watches are closely linked to Les Paul guitars and continue to inspire the world.’ Gibson Brand Chairman and CEO Henry Juszkiewicz said.
‘Deeply rooted and connected to our core values-family strength, music can lead our emotions, so that life and time shape our personality. This is a unique combination of family, music and time, which also makes the Raymond Weil brand Uniqueness, ‘continued Raymond Weil CEO Ellie Heim.