Month: June 2013

Mechanical Legend Jaquet Droz Automatic Doll Exhibition Shines Beijing

Jaquet Droz, the Swiss luxury watch brand, unveiled the mechanical legend grandly in the A area on the first floor of SKP in Beijing. The world premiere of the Jaquet Droz automatic doll exhibition and tropical wind information. As the only Swiss luxury watch brand to receive the Chinese name of Emperor Qianlong Emperor, Jacques Delo, with its long and glorious history of nearly 300 years, has brought its breathtaking automatic doll craftsmanship to Chinese and foreign guests. This masterpiece of automatic dolls shines in Beijing. Mr. Christian Lattmann, Jacques Dross Global President, Mr. Lu Xingwei, Jacques Dross China Vice President, and VIP guests and guests from mainstream Chinese and foreign media came to the scene to witness this glorious moment.

Robot legend Jaclédro’s automatic doll exhibition shines in Beijing

In this exhibition, Jacques Dro’s full range of automatic doll watches were all unveiled in Beijing, China. It is also the first time that the brand will simultaneously remit three prestigious automatic doll works distributed throughout the world in Beijing. This situation is enough to make people praise. Beijing was the starting point of Jacques Droy in China. In 1783, as the first well-known brand in the West to open the door of the Forbidden City, Jacques Droe represented the most advanced watchmaking technology in the Western world and came to the palace of the Qing Dynasty. With his creations of clocks and watches and breathtaking automatic dolls, the exquisite timepiece has won the favor of Emperor Qianlong himself. To this day, dozens of Jacques de Rodriguez masterpieces treasured in the Forbidden City, through the storms of history, still witness the centuries of love between China and Jacques de Lo.

Mr. Christian Lattmann (right), Jacques Dross Global President, and Mr. Lu Xingwei (left), Jacques Dross China Vice President (left) cut the ribbon for the exhibition.

Beijing today is already the central market for global boutique brands. Jacques Dro, while holding a full range of automatic doll exhibitions, is also launching a new automatic doll watch, Tropical Wind Information Time Birds Three Questions, to hold a world premiere in Beijing, showing the new look of the Jacques Dro brand with the times. Craft charm. As one of China’s commercial landmarks, Beijing SKP has the reputation of ‘the first department store in China’ and is a well-deserved ‘domestic player’ in the domestic boutique department store. Its high-end elegant environment and luxurious and comfortable shopping experience are widely praised by Chinese and foreign consumers. Jacques Dro will undoubtedly allow fans of automatic dolls to better appreciate the visual feast presented by the brand, and bring excellent automatic doll crafts from Beijing to the world, presenting to all watch lovers.

Jakodro’s Tropical Wind Information World Premiere

The world’s first Jaquidro tropical wind information timepiece questioning watch is the world’s first masterpiece after the brand’s first automatic doll watch was launched in 2012. It exemplifies the beauty of nature with dynamic birds and other animals and breaks through again Imagination border.
Watches exude glamorous beauty with the hands of engravers and miniature artists. The colorful scenes are like a soft and lush oasis, which jumps out on the mother-of-pearl dial, and the sides of the lugs and the ring of the red gold case are decorated with animal patterns carved by the brand’s artisans. The waterfall is a veritable source of life, providing a peaceful and peaceful environment for the proliferation of tropical flora and fauna. In this garden of Eden, waterfalls flow endlessly and come to life. In the center of the dial, a hummingbird hand-carved and engraved by the brand’s art master flies to a cluster of bright orange strelitzia. Hummingbird wings can be fanned forty times per second, which is the first time in the history of watchmaking, and it gives a stunning sense of realism to the event scene. On the right side of the dial, a beautiful blue peacock opens and closes the tail screen, while the toucan at three o’clock hides between the palm leaves and emerges when the leaves are separated and opens its mouth. Three elegant dragonflies flutter at the nine o’clock position, and the delicate wings are coated with SuperLuminova®, which flashes at night, making the watch appealing no matter day or night. A total of 7 active devices with a duration of more than 12 seconds can stage 4 different scenes, reflecting the suspended decorative bottom, which is more vivid and realistic.

Jakdro’s Tropical Wind Information Shows Bird’s Paradise Trip

In addition to the subtle automatic dolls, this watch is equipped with a high-level clock complication-minute repeater, the vibration of the church bell sound spring is controlled by the hammer inside the case, so that the hour, quarter and minute. Watch enthusiasts will surely be amazed by the innovative technology brought by the new Jaquet Droz RMA89 movement. This movement is equipped with a floating adjustment mechanism, and the minute repeater is controlled by the friction of a small external reed, so it is almost silent. Innovations in this complication also include a new rack, extended pause between the quarter clock and minutes, and the quarter clock ringing at a third degree. The power reserve is up to 60 hours and the balance frequency is 3 Hz.
Pierre Jacques de Ronaldo was born and grew up in the 18th century. When Jacques Dero emerged in Spain in 1758 and quickly rose, the Emperor Qianlong, who was very talented, was also marching west to expand his territory. An unwavering enthusiasm, endless creativity and top-notch craftsmanship stand on the altar; one holds the world’s most powerful weapon to deter the Quartet. The two wise eyes finally met in the prosperous China, on the clockwork machine that cleverly craftsmanship. The Emperor Qianlong, who loved collections, couldn’t bear the imported clocks. He once said to his courtiers: ‘Only the clocks and Western-style gold beads are singularly furnished with gold thread satin, silver thread satin or new utensils. You don’t have to waste it!’ Located in the Empress Dowager, Qianlong’s favorite clock is still a bronzed gold-plated writer’s clock from Jacques Dro. It is especially ordered to move this clock to the palace where he cares for himself in order to enjoy it at any time.

Jacques Dro’s relationship with China for centuries

In addition to Emperor Qianlong of China, Jacques Dro’s automatic dolls were once regarded as treasures by countless European royals. In the eighteenth century, Jacques Droe swept the royal nobility with a variety of robot dolls of various shapes. The wonderful picture presented by the gear operation is still amazing today. Turning his eyes to modern times, Jacques de Lo presents three automatic dolls, The Magician, The Draughtsman, and The Writer. The magician was produced in 2002 and is hidden in the West Nanjing Road boutique of Jacques Dro. The painters and writers come from the private collection of Mr. Ding Zhixiang, a well-known watch connoisseur and collector at home and abroad, and the editor of Chronos Watch magazine. They are all masterpieces of the 1990s. Among them, the magician is wearing a luxurious velvet jacket and a gold-lined crimped suit, and magically shows people the ‘shifting and transposition’ of birds; the artist wearing a red velvet jacket can draw a sleek look. Little ponies; the writer, dressed in a navy blue velvet coat, wrote carefully on the desk: I LOVE YOU.

(From left) Jacques Droux Auto Doll, Painter Auto Doll, Writer Auto Doll

Entering the 21st century, Jacques Dross continues the tradition, shrinking the former automatic dolls on the wrist, and launched a series of automatic doll watches. Whether it’s The Bird Repeater, The Charming Bird and Lady 8 Flower, or the Loving Butterfly released at BASELWORLD 2017 Automaton) perfectly inherits the amazing visual power of automatic dolls. The positioning of the watch allows the wearer to enjoy the masterpiece of machinery that has been handed down for centuries.

A full range of Jacques de Doll watches on display at the exhibition site

In order to pay tribute to the brand and China’s 100-year love, Jacques Delo ingeniously exhibited at the event site, showing Chinese and foreign guests the brand’s traditional Chinese artistic charm-enamel micro-painting. Jacques Drott invited the brand micro-painting master to perform the drawing process of the dial surface for the guests on site, allowing people to experience the ultimate aesthetics contained in the micro-painted dial at a close range. The micro-painted aesthetics outlined by rich brushstrokes, whether it is dragon flying, phoenix dancing, tiger howling monkey jumping, or golden rooster reporting, horse galloping, all show the elegant oriental classical culture to the fullest.

Exhibition site micro-painting interpretation

This exhibition is from October 24th to 29th, 2017. Through this exhibition, Jacques Delo is committed to show the brand’s latest outstanding craftsmanship to consumers, and will continue to explore and research in the field of automatic dolls. The infinite charm of machinery is carried forward. Under the fine gear, it is the light of centuries of wisdom and the beauty of historical precipitation created by Jacques Dro–Some watches tell time, some tell a story .


The New Breitling Aviation Chronograph Astronaut Watch Is Listed Globally

On May 24, 1962, a Breitling Aviation Chronograph Navitimer with improved functions became the world’s first chronograph to travel in space. It accompanied and witnessed the conquest of space by the Aurora 7 capsule journey of. On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the glorious achievements in aviation history, Breitling specially launched the Navitimer Cosmonaute equipped with a new self-made movement. The limited edition of 1962 pieces was issued worldwide to pay tribute to the legend.
Space Legend Flight
 In the early 1960s, the space race gradually reached its climax. The United States and the Soviet Union fought fiercely for control of space. The former Soviet Union came first, and first put the artificial satellite Sputnik into space. In order to change the competitive disadvantage at that time and realize the dream of manned space flight, the United States began to implement the Mercury Program. To complete this massive aerospace program, NASA needs to research and develop a series of new technologies, including a chronograph with outstanding performance, accuracy and reliability without fear of any extreme environment.
 NASA tested various timing products on the market, and finally set its sights on Breitling. As a trusted partner in the aviation industry, Breitling has witnessed every glorious moment in the journey of mankind to conquer the sky. ‘Designated Suppliers’, whose outstanding professional aviation timepieces are naturally favored by NASA. The Navitimer, an aviation chronograph that meets this challenge, was born in 1952. It is equipped with Breitling’s famous circular flight slider, which can perform all the calculations required for flight navigation. It is also an official watch of the World Pilots Association (AOPA). Praised by the pilot. In the end, Navitimer lived up to expectations, successfully passed various professional tests, and determined to accompany Major Carpenter to challenge space. In order to meet the special needs of aerospace, Navitimer has made further functional improvements. At this point, Breitling has been ready for everything from ‘aerospace’ to ‘aerospace.’
 On May 24, 1962, Navitimer, with some improvements, accompanied US astronaut Major Scott Carpenter to fly the Aurora 7 space capsule three times around the earth, becoming the first A chronograph in space. This precision timepiece is equipped with a unique 24-hour scale, allowing astronauts to easily recognize day and night, even in the complex and changing space environment. The subsequent completion of the ‘Mercury Project’ not only laid a solid foundation for the success of human landing on the moon and the United States won the space race, but also gave the Breitling brand a glorious history of century-long flight. This ‘pioneer’ to conquer space was then launched as a standard model, the Cosmonaute astronaut watch. On May 24, 2012, in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the first flight of the Breitling Aviation Chronograph, the launch of the new self-made Breitling 02 chronograph astronaut watch (Navitimer Cosmonaute) was launched in the world at the same time.
Excellent ‘engine’ makes aviation legend
 The aviation chronograph astronaut watch is equipped with the new Breitling homemade 02 movement, following the two major characteristics of the legendary wristwatch worn by US astronaut Major Carpenter in the space trip in 1962-24-hour display and manual winding, performance Excellence is extraordinary. The Breitling 02 movement is developed by Breitling engineers and watchmakers on the basis of the high-performance 01 movement. It is 100% developed and produced at the Breitling Swiss factory, which is accurate and reliable. This world’s best chronograph movement has a unique column-wheel chronograph device, which perfectly integrates various technical characteristics, shows extremely excellent performance, is extremely stable and reliable, and has passed the official Swiss Observatory certification (COSC), which symbolizes ultimate accuracy. ).
 Designed to commemorate the 50th anniversary of this legendary, this new aerospace chronograph astronaut watch, limited to 1962 pieces, is both elegant and tough. The black dial is paired with a small silver dial, and the dial pattern is created on the sterling silver chassis using the extremely fine ‘par épargne’ process. It shines, showing unrivalled brightness and legibility. The bottom of the case is exquisitely engraved with the ‘Aurora No. 7’ mission medal, and it is especially engraved with the Celsius / Fahrenheit conversion scale to pay tribute to the classic design of the Breitling Aviation Chronograph.
 Carrying the spirit of inexhaustible exploration and adventurousness of the world for half a century, the extraordinary precision performance and classic and timeless appearance-Breitling aviation chronograph astronaut watch: engraving glory, continuing the legend.
Breitling aviation chronograph astronaut watch (Navitimer Cosmonaute) tushang
Breitling navitimer cosmonaute
Breitling navitimer cosmonaute
Breitling navitimer cosmonaute
Breitling navitimer cosmonaute
Breitling navitimer cosmonaute
 Breitling navitimer cosmonaute

【Technical data】
 Movement: Breitling’s self-made movement 02, certified by the Swiss Official Observatory (COSC), manually wound, 28,800 high swing frequencies per hour, 39 gemstone bearings, power reserve of more than 70 hours; timing accuracy of 1/4 second, matching 30-minute and 12-hour cumulative timer; calendar display;
 Case: stainless steel, limited to 1962 pieces; water resistance to 30 meters (100 feet / 3 atmospheres); bi-directional rotating bezel (circular flight slider); curved sapphire crystal, anti-glare treatment on both sides; diameter: 43 mm
Dial: black, silver small dial;
Band / Bracelet: Barenia leather strap, crocodile leather strap, Air Racer stainless steel bracelet (with holes), Navitimer aviation bracelet.