Month: October 2012

Reborn In War 4 Masculine Military Watches

Becoming a soldier is the dream of every man and boy. After adulthood, we still have in our minds the images of those tough men who are masculine and armed with spears. Although it is impossible to become a real soldier, a military watch with a cool appearance and accurate timing can help us turn this dream into reality.

 Bell & Ross BR01 Airborne II

Price: 55,000 yuan

The U.S. Airborne Forces have a very high reputation worldwide. During World War II, the U.S. Airborne Troops successfully completed several major missions to the Fascist nation, and made great achievements for the victory of World War II. To pay tribute to the heroes, Bell & Ross has launched the BR01 Airborne watch. In fact, in the field of military watches, Bell & Ross always has a place. Its superb technology and outstanding performance can easily cope with various complex environments. The BR01 Airborne II watch is limited to 999 pieces in the world. It is made of stainless steel. The dial is covered with black to symbolize death, and the skull logo is added to show the fearless spirit of the soldiers. The mirror is set by the designer with pointed tooth-shaped hour markers, and the strap is a special nostalgic brown leather with very tough lines. In addition, the pointer is also designed as a dagger-shaped exclusive to the soldiers, reflecting the unique identity of the soldiers.

 2.El Primero Stratos Flyback Striking 10th

Price: 80600 yuan

期间 During the Second World War, fighters officially entered the ranks, and the equipment in the cabin must be able to withstand various rigorous tests: such as pressure changes, strong vibrations, and severe acceleration. In this environment, unless the watch is strong enough, it can be damaged very quickly. Therefore, the Air Force has very strict requirements for watches. Zenith, which excels in military and civilian fields, is very good at making Air Force watches. This watch in the picture is a replica of the Rainbow Flyback. Rainbow Flyback is a precision timing instrument developed by Zenith for the French Air Force in 1997. El Primero Stratos Flyback Striking 10th is equipped with the world’s most accurate and legendary automatic chronograph movement, El Primero, with a 1/10 second jump-second display and flyback function. The number of swings is 25% higher than all other movements. The case is extremely sturdy, with a slotted unidirectional rotating bezel and a black ceramic dial. The outer edge of the dial is equipped with a ranging scale. The large calendar display is at 6 o’clock. The curved sapphire crystal mirror is inspired by the glass rotating window on the back of the fuselage to ensure astronomical navigation. In commemoration of the El Primero movement in 1969, only 1969 new watches have been released worldwide.

 3.Hamilton Pioneer Autochrono

Price: 13680 yuan

成立 Since its founding in 1892, Hamilton has been popular for its precision, durability and rugged design. In the 1920s, Hamilton became a military watch supplier for the United States Army; and entered the heyday of the brand after the outbreak of World War II. At that time, Hamilton stopped all civilian watch manufacturing and focused on producing dedicated watches for the United States, the Allied Land, Sea, and Air Forces. In three years, it provided the military with more than one million timers, making Hamilton watches like Zippo lighters , Became a must-have for American soldiers during World War II. Pioneer Autochrono belongs to one of Hamilton’s most legendary khaki series. It inherits the tradition of heroic combat predecessors in World War II. It is based on the British Royal Aviation military watch at the time. For pure aviation elements, the watch movement uses the latest Hamilton H31, which combines the triple shock of military watches, aviation and contemporary technology, perfectly displaying the pioneering spirit of assertive personality and the pursuit of freedom. Today, the solid and powerful spirit embodied in military watches has penetrated into the bone marrow of the Hamilton brand.

 4, Breguet Type XXI

Price: 77900 yuan

The founder of Breguet, Louis Breguet, is a navy-loving person, which has made Breguet a long-standing relationship with the Navy since its birth. In the 1950s, Breguet specially developed a chronograph Type XX for the French Navy Air Combat Force. It has the functions of date display, 24-hour indicator and small second hand, and is waterproof to 100 meters. In the 1970s, Breguet continued to launch Type XXI, and in 2011 released a new Type XXI. The new watch set combines technical crystallization and aesthetic achievement. For the first time, it adopts a Tier 2 titanium case with a black spray-painted rotating bezel and sports embossed figures. Pure diamonds are added, and the original flyback function is retained to match flight. Need for search mode. However, the new watch is equipped with a minute counter in the center, like a chronograph; the automatic movement is specially customized for aeronautics and has a retrograde function. The chronograph can be reset to zero and restarted immediately with a single simple operation. . The 42-mm case fully showcases the style of the Breguet and the French Navy.

The Peak Moment Of Marilyn Monroe

She is the only woman among the top ten historical celebrities in the United States, and she is among the best, leaving Elvis and Hemingway behind. In 1999, she was voted the greatest actress in a century by the American Film Institute, ranking sixth. Almost everyone in the world has seen her famous photos more or less in her growing up process, and has a deep memory. People used to attribute this to her sexy, but more than 50 years have proved that sexy will disappear, but the charm can be eternal.

She is the fascinating and fascinating Marilyn Monroe, and time can’t dim her aura of charm.

And when she was fascinated by sentient beings, Blancpain’s women’s watches also fascinated her. Like Blancpain’s Ladybird fascinated Greta Garbo, Blancpain’s custom-made jewellery watches produced by Blancpain also captured Marilyn • Monroe’s heart.

This Art Deco platinum jewellery watch is embellished with round and marquise-cut diamonds. The platinum case is engraved with ‘KO 900 Plat 100 Irid’ and the movement is engraved with ‘Blancpain Rayville Watch Co.’.

In the 1950s, Ms. Betty Fichte, then CEO of Blancpain, developed a series of jewellery watches with a unique female vision. After entering the US market, it caused a great uproar. The high society in the United States blew up the fashion trend of jewelry watches. After that, the ladies began to be dissatisfied with ‘hitting the watch’ at the party and they began to customize jewelry watches to Blancpain.

Therefore, wearing a unique Blancpain watch became the most shining trend for ladies at the time. When they wear their own custom watches, attending various dinners, theaters, salons … will cause screams and envy. Among them, Marilyn Monroe is naturally indispensable. Even in one of her most important performances in life, she wore her own custom watch.

On May 19, 1962, Monroe sang the famous ‘Happy Birthday, Mr. President’ for President John F. Kennedy on Madison Park Plaza. At that time, it shone on her wrist, and she shone on the whole world.

On November 19, 2016, Marilyn Monroe’s personal items were auctioned at the famous Julian auction in the United States (a world-renowned celebrity private item auction), including Marilyn Monroe’s ‘Happy Birthday, President The custom-made Blancpain watch worn during ‘Mr.’ is still shining and dazzling after more than 50 years. After fierce bidding, Blancpain was finally sold for $ 225,000, which is a unique moment unique to Blancpain.

Marilyn Monroe once said that ‘diamonds are women’s best friends.’

But in fact, she doesn’t have much jewellery herself, and this diamond-studded watch may be her best friend, and that is why she wore it to the president’s birthday dinner.

As Marc A. Hayek, President and CEO of Blancpain said, ‘We are delighted to have this special timepiece that was once owned by the most influential star in the United States. This timepiece is now back in Switzerland, Its birthplace. ‘

Cartier Time Art Singapore Exhibition

From December 14, 2011 to February 12, 2012, Cartier will hold ‘Cartier Time Art’ watches at the ArtScience Museum in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. Collection exhibition. A series of unique antique boutique watches will be on display, and visitors can learn more about the story behind the Cartier brand.

Cartier’s ‘CARTIER Time Art’ watch collection exhibition toured around the world
Since the first departure from the birthplace of Cartier Watch Switzerland (Switzerland), the exhibition has moved around, and this exhibition is held at the Singapore Art and Science Museum. Since the public exhibition, it is the grandest Cartier watch collection exhibition.

Cartier ID one concept table
It is against this background that this exhibition of the Museum of Fine Arts and Science will also display 12 Cartier watches, as well as 17 exquisitely crafted and original clocks, all of which are related to Cartier’s unique and superb skills. In this part, the most exciting is a highly forward-looking Cartier ID one concept table. I in the name ID stands for Innovation and D stands for Development; it is also the first work. , So named ‘Id One’.

Cartier ID one concept table
This watch is designed by the famous Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka. Each part is exquisitely delicate under a series of precise processes. The case is made of niobium-titanium alloy and the hairspring is made of glass-ceramic; the coefficient of thermal expansion is extremely low. The material of the balance wheel is carbon crystal, and the integrated fork is no longer provided with horses’ feet. Both the case and the movement use new materials never seen before. It is a truly innovative masterpiece. The watch is made and assembled according to innovative design concepts, combined with the most advanced materials, using the most advanced technology; no adjustments are needed to the watch throughout its cycle.

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