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    Meitu Launches The 80th Anniversary Limited Edition Chronograph Watch

    [Watch House Brand News] Pilot for 80 years, Mido Helmsman series, from the beginning of its birth, with an open, imaginative appearance, and rich and powerful features, in the near future Leading the world for a century. As the years go by and the times change, the Sydney Harbour Bridge becomes more vigorous in the baptism of time, and the Mido Helmsman watch inspired by the Harbour Bridge also draws its love for the world with its unique charm and practical functions. Watch people continue to bring expectations and surprises.

    Mido helmsman series traces its inspiration to Sydney Harbour Bridge

      On the 80th anniversary of the Helmsman Series, he accompanied several generations through the Mido Helmsman series for decades, and adhered to his original intentions. He launched a limited edition chronograph watch and issued 999 pieces worldwide. Time is running out. What remains unchanged is the innovative heritage of the Mido brand that keeps pace with the times with the inspiration of the watchmaking concept of ‘inspiring and eternal’. The eighty years of wind and rain carry the honor and glory of a watch brand handed down, shouldering the heavy responsibility and trust of history. The new journey will be ready to go and set sail again, and invite you to continue the glorious journey led by the helmsman.

    Mr. Watt Sharon

      The founder of the Helmsman series, Mr. Watson Sharon-is the son of Mr. George Sharon, the founder of Mido Watch, and he was also a Swiss Air Force officer during World War II. In response to combat needs, he devoted himself to designing a high-performance watch suitable for use in a variety of complex environments for his comrades. The Mido helmsman series came into being in 1934, achieving a milestone in the history of Mido. This is the first watch series in the Mido family that combines the advantages of automatic winding, water resistance, magnetic resistance and shock resistance. This technology is still widely recognized and respected today. In order to test the perfect function of the watch under abnormal conditions and better meet the needs of wartime, Mr. Sharon sent the watch of the helmsman series to the New York electrical laboratory and passed a series of rigorous tests: placing the watch in fresh water and sea water Up to more than one thousand hours; at the same time, it must withstand ten repeated tests at -40 to 50 degrees Celsius for 15 minutes; in addition, it can simulate three kinds of altitude tests under 13 atmospheres. The test has also been officially recognized by the United States. The Helmsman series was then widely used in the military, which also laid the foundation for its subsequent global sales.

    Swiss Mido 30s advertising poster

      With its excellent performance and strong adaptability to various harsh environments, the Helmsman series has become a loyal partner of soldiers during World War II. Whether in war or at some special moments, when you are alone and other items fail due to the harsh environment, when despair is about to devour all strength and hope, this uninterrupted ticking sound Smash the ‘give up’ in your mind. It is so powerful and powerful that it can drive away unimaginable despair and bring back the courage and hope of soldiers to survive. It is this feeling of suffering and sharing the same life and death that makes the Mido helmsman series watches a lifelong trustful loyal comrade in arms. After the war, Mido Headquarters successively received a number of thank you letters from veterans of the Second World War. In addition to praising the excellent performance of the Mido Helmsman series watches, the line is grateful that it has always been with us in difficult circumstances. , Never give up the friendship.

    Testimony of History-Letter of Thanks from World War II Veterans to Mido Headquarters

      In 1943, Mido Capital launched the helmsman series of multi-function central chronographs, which was the first chronograph to focus time measurement in the center of the watch. The purpose of the designer is to facilitate the reading. The hour hand, minute hand, second hand, and multi-function chronograph hand are gathered in the center of the watch. The coaxial design of the four hands perfectly verifies its name ‘central timer’. In 2006, to celebrate the 88th anniversary of the birth of the Mido brand, the world’s only 99 helmsman series central chronographs broke the tradition and made a new appearance again. The Mido 1300 movement equipped with this watch is the Valjoux 13 of the 40s. Based on the line VZ movement, it has been carefully developed by Mido. The difference from the previous version is the addition of a 12-hour chronograph lap and a separate small seconds lap to this limited edition chronograph.

    Left: Helmsman series equipped with a multi-function central timer / Right: Limited edition of the helmsman central chronograph

      For 80 years, this solid and reliable quality has been continued by the Helmsman series to this day, and has continued to introduce innovative works that inherit historical condensedness and cultural connotation: the beauty from the needs of consumers was launched in 1938 with the date Indication function of the helmsman series style; 1940s stainless steel gold-plated style makes this high-performance watch more suitable for business people to wear; Since then, the appearance of the square helmsman series has brought more people who like the helmsman series select.

    Left: gold-plated helmsman series watch / center: date with helmsman series watch / right: square helmsman series watch

      The Mido helmsman series, which contains infinite beauty and pride, draws inspiration from the classic design and structure of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, inheriting the innovative spirit of people’s continuous progress and challenging themselves in the era of the big industry, combined with timekeeping, diving and ultra-long power storage A variety of practical functions, and constantly introduce new. For the watchmaker of Mido, it is the fusion of this magnificent architectural revolutionary style expression with Mido’s “inspiration confirms eternity” watchmaking concept in the helmsman watch, achieving a sense of time and mission. Outstanding creation. The 80-year history of wind and rain carries the honor and glory of a watch brand handed down, shouldering the heavy responsibility and trust of history. The new journey will be ready to go and set sail.

      2014 is the 80th anniversary of the birth of the Helmsman series. Swiss Mido launched a limited edition Chronograph of the Helmsman series, which issued 999 pieces worldwide. This watch is equipped with the Swiss Observatory-certified chronograph movement, which fully displays the Swiss watchmaking tradition and superb craftsmanship, ensuring accurate timekeeping every hour. The diameter of the case is 44mm, and the classic atmospheric shape shows the magnificent momentum just like the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The outer edge of the dial is engraved with a moving speed measurement circle and the word ‘Limited Edition’, and the details are carefully decorated to further enhance the unique temperament of the watch. The blue second hand is very dynamic, like a scull across the sunrise sea, sparkling on the calm sea; PVD rose gold-plated hands and scales are embossed on the dial engraved with Geneva, and interweave with it, such as The harbour bridge and the Sydney Opera House across the shore played a magnificent symphony. Through the transparent bottom cover, you can clearly appreciate the precise operation of the movement. The helmsman series 80th anniversary limited edition chronograph watch is equipped with a leather strap and a folding buckle. The screw-down crown guarantees accurate timekeeping. It follows the consistent high-quality and rigorous characteristics of the helmsman series and is a loyal partner worthy of a lifetime.

    Technical information of the helmsman series 80th anniversary limited edition chronograph watch

    Movement: Mido1320 movement (based on ETA Valjoux 7750 movement)
    Function: hour, minute, second display; time, date, week display
    Case: 316L stainless steel PVD rose gold-plated case, polished bezel, diameter 44mm, double-sided anti-reflective sapphire mirror, screw-in crown, transparent back cover with beautifully decorated movement, engraved serial number
    Strap: Leather strap with crocodile leather pattern and stainless steel PVD rose gold folding buckle
    Dial: Vertical Geneva wave dial, day and date window at three o’clock

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    Recommended Rolex Christmas Watch

    It is Christmas once a year, this festival has become a beautiful scenery at the end of the year. Rolex Oyster Perpetual Day Calendar 40, Oyster Perpetual Pearlmaster 39 and Oyster Perpetual Cosmometer Daytona watch you every warm moment. Record the most accurate minutes for warm gatherings and embraces with precision timepieces certified by top observatories.

    Oyster Perpetual Day Calendar 40 & Oyster Perpetual Pearlmaster 39

    Rolex launches the new Oyster Perpetual Pearlmaster 39, a gem of the gem-set watch collection. This 18 ct eternal rose gold watch is set with the rarest diamonds, fully embodying Rolex’s extraordinary skills in gem setting. The 39mm case of the Pearlmaster 39 is a perfect combination of Rolex’s precision and watchmaking skills and gem setting. The aesthetic design of the new day of the week calendar inherits the changes of this charming watch over the years, including fine shells and middle cases, a wide and clear dial, and a head-type strap. The heads-of-the-clock bracelet was specially made for the day-of-the-week calendar in 1956, and is now redesigned to blend more with the oyster case. The new day-of-the-week calendar is available in 950 platinum, 18 ct yellow, white gold, or eternal rose gold, and is paired with a variety of exquisite new dials to fully demonstrate the essence of reinterpretation.

    Daytona Cosmograph Daytona

    Rolex introduces the new Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona 904L steel watch with a black ceramic Cerachrom bezel developed and patented by Rolex. This latest design brings together high technology and extraordinary aesthetics and pays tribute to the tradition of excellence of this legendary timepiece. This black bezel follows the 1965 version of the black Plexiglas bezel. The new Cosmograph Daytona is certified by Rolex in 2015 as a top astronomical observatory, guaranteeing that the watch will perform at its highest performance when worn on the wrist.

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    Longines Launches Hydroconquest Diving Series Exclusive Exclusive American Watch

    In 2007, Longines launched the HydroConquest diving watch for the first time. At that time, the HydroConquest diving watch belonged to the Sport series. In addition to this, the series also includes Conquest, which still exists today, and Grand Vitesse and Admiral, which have disappeared from the catalog.

       HydroConquest is a Longines contemporary diving series. Although it does not have revolutionary innovations in itself, it is robust and affordable. The HydroConquest diving watch starts at just $ 1,275 (equivalent to about 8,000 yuan), for which you will get a water-resistant 300-meter case, multiple anti-glare coated sapphire crystals, and unidirectional rotation in accordance with ISO 6425 Bezel and double folding safety buckle extended during diving. At Baselworld this year, Longines has fully updated the HydroConquest diving series, introducing ceramic bezels, new dial colors and NATO rubber straps.

       Today, Longines launches the HydroConquest Diver’s Exclusive Limited Edition in the United States. The ‘USA’ logo is adorned between the 4 o’clock and 5 o’clock hour dials. The ’50’ on the ceramic bezel is coated with Super-LumiNova fluorescent material (referring to the 50 states). ‘(US Exclusive). It is equipped with L888.2 movement (also known as ETA A31.L01, which is improved from ETA 2892). ETA 2892 has a frequency of 28,800 vibrations / hour (4 Hz) and a power reserve of 42 hours; ETA A31.L01 has a vibration frequency of 25,200 vibrations / hour (3.5 Hz) and a power reserve of 65 hours.

       It is reported that the blue disk blue ring model is priced at US $ 1,800 (equivalent to approximately RMB 11,300), and the gray or black PVD model is priced at US $ 2,100 (equivalent to approximately RMB 13,200). All watches come with a stainless steel bracelet and a black, grey or blue NATO rubber strap.

    Technical specifications
    Longines HydroConquest
    Diameter: 41 mm
    Case material: stainless steel; stainless steel gray PVD; stainless steel black PVD
    Dial color: black, gray or blue, sunburst
    Timestamps: Arabic numerals and dots
    Fluorescence: numbers, time stamps and hands, Super-LumiNova fluorescent material
    Water resistance: 300 meters
    Bracelet: stainless steel bracelet and double folding safety clasp; black, gray, or blue NATO rubber strap
    Movement: Movement L888.2 (ETA A31.L01, based on 2892)
    Functions: hours, minutes, seconds, date
    Diameter: 25.94 mm (11.5 legal minutes)
    Power reserve: 64 hours
    Winding: automatic; manual
    Vibration frequency: 25,200 times / hour (3.5 Hz)
    Gems: 21
    Price: USD 1,800 to 2,100 (equivalent to approximately RMB 11,300 to 13,200)
    Time to market: Summer of 2018
    Limited edition: 1,000 pieces

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    Excellent Heritage, The City Of Jinyao Jinling – Glashütte Original 360 ° Full-view Watchmaking Art Tour

    At this exhibition, Glashütte Original will fully show the brand’s persistence in traditional handicraft skills and the original spirit of continuous advancement. Through classic design works with exquisite craftsmanship, the brand watchmaking will be explained to you. Legendary journey.

    German high-end watchmaking brand Glashütte Original will present a series of watch exhibitions in the cultural city of Nanjing, ‘Glashütte Original 360-degree Watchmaking Art Tour with Full Perspective’. As a former ancient capital of the Six Dynasties, Nanjing’s rich cultural heritage and Glashütte Original, an ancient brand with a history of more than 170 years, have accumulated a perfect score for many years. In this exhibition, Glashütte Original will fully show the brand’s persistence in traditional handicraft skills and the original spirit of continuous advancement. Through the classic design work with exquisite craftsmanship, we will tell you the legendary history of brand watchmaking.
    Multi-party presentation of brand characteristics, telling superb craftsmanship
    At the exhibition site, Glashütte Original will specially set up a 360 ° open exhibition venue to show all guests the antique timepieces from the Glashütte Watch Museum in Germany in a diverse manner, as well as laying the foundation of Glashütte’s original fine watchmaking in recent years. A masterpiece of brand status. In this exhibition, Glashütte Originals deliberately transported many precious antique timepiece exhibits to Nanjing for the sake of dialogue with the visitors. At the same time, a booth will be set up to disassemble the precision chronograph movement, allowing you to experience the original and exquisite craftsmanship of Glashütte up close. Walking around the exhibition site, you can fully feel the brand’s original spirit of persistence and inheritance with a history of more than 170 years. It can also appreciate the bold and innovative elements that the brand is pursuing, and present a visual feast and spiritual journey for the guests present.
    Talking about classics, interpreting the secrets of complex movements
    This time, senior watchmakers from Glashütte’s original German factory will also come to the scene to interpret the secrets of manufacturing complex movements. As the legendary soul of fine watchmaking, the movements with complex functions and precision are made by watchmakers. Combining complex craftsmanship with art and finally presenting it in the circle of the dial, it also reflects the excellent wisdom and aesthetics of Glashütte’s original artisans. In this exhibition, the arrival of soul figures in the process of watchmaking, from design to precision debugging, fully demonstrates the extremely high level of technical expertise of Glashütte Original, a century-old brand.

    Stick to originality and climb the peak of innovation
    This exhibition will show the representative models in the original watchmaking process of Glassou: the parliamentary Grand Calendar watch and the parliamentary Grand Calendar moon phase watch. Heritage and accumulation. Both products are equipped with Calibre36 movement, which demonstrates the original pursuit of Glashütte’s original movement for accuracy, lasting power, stability, and timeless beauty. The big calendar and moon phases are new highlights, highlighting Glasu Original and exquisite watchmaking art.

    For a long time, Glashütte has always represented the very high standard of the German watchmaking industry. On the way of exploration, Glashütte Original has never given up the original spirit and faced over 170 years of superb craftsmanship. In the process of advancement, Glashütte Original also continued to innovate, actively integrating innovative elements, and constantly creating masterpieces of current timepieces. Glashütte Original sincerely invites you to experience the exquisite German watchmaking craftsmanship on site and feel the original charm that has been passed down for a century.
    ‘Glashütte Original 360-degree watchmaking art tour’
    Exhibition Address: Negative First Floor, Phase II, Deji Plaza, No. 18 Zhongshan Road, Nanjing
    Exhibition time: April 12, 2017-April 19, 2017