The 2014 Geneva Watch & Clock Fair can be said to be the busiest watch fair in history. The tight press conference process did not give the media friends any breathing time. It used to take 3 days to release. This year, only 2 days for new products. It’s all released. Let’s take a look at the highlights of the remaining brands.
Brand Name: A. Lange & Söhne
Attention Index: ★★★★★★ ★
Every year, Lange’s new products are the focus of much attention. This year is no exception. Like last year, Lange has once again made its flagship model an oversized model. This fourteen-day long-powered perpetual calendar called TerraLuna The picture of the astronomical picture on the back shows the earth’s northern hemisphere and the moon from the perspective of the North Star, which is different from the astronomical watch of the earth. More than 2,000 stars were drawn on the small astrolabe, accurately reflecting the phases of the moon and the corresponding relationship between the moon and the earth. Unlimited production, this is more than last year’s three-question-winner self-assured.
Please click on watch details: I thought that Jaeger-LeCoultre would just take a break after its 180th birthday, but a lot of hard goods came out this year. The most notable is this ultra-thin three-question tourbillon. The eleventh super complicated watch, from the tenth paragraph, Jaeger-LeCoultre has paid more and more attention to the wearing comfort of super complicated watches, and this watch can be said to reach an extreme, the thickness of this watch is only 7.9 mm , Is the thinnest minute repeater tourbillon watch in the same category.
This watch has eight patented designs, six of which are brand new. The two keywords of ‘innovation and innovation’ and ‘excellent performance’ dominated the entire development process and successfully achieved the ultimate slimness without sacrificing its reliable performance, which is exactly the subtlety that made this new work a model for watches. This watch is equipped with an innovative tourbillon, a high-performance new balance spring, a peripheral automatic winding system, a retractable single button, and a new minute repeater with a ‘quiet time’ reduction system. This new masterpiece undoubtedly reinforces Jaeger-LeCoultre’s leadership in the field of watch-making.
For details of the watch, please click: Another hard product of Jaeger-LeCoultre comes from this biplane world travel time watch. This watch is the world’s first watch that can adjust the second time zone to the minute. The wearer can Precisely adjust the second time zone in any country on any continent of the world. This watch adheres to the technical and aesthetic spirit of the Jaeger-LeCoultre wings series, and demonstrates the superb watchmaking technology of the Ruya Grand Workshop in many ways. Precise machinery and elegant temperament embody the essence of all works in the Great Workshop since 1833. The past, present and future are perfectly blended in this unparalleled work.
Watch details please click: Cleef & Arpels
Attention Index: ★★★★★★★
If you want to watch art watches, Van Cleef & Arpels is definitely the best choice. Its annual poetic complex series will make you feel refreshed. This year is no exception. This year’s starry sky evokes your infinite reverie. The cosmic stars have been the source of creation of Van Cleef & Arpels’ many jewellery and top jewelry pieces. This table outlines miniature images of the six planets orbiting the sun in real time. Earth and the naked eyes of Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn, driven by automatic mechanical movements around the sun, open up a brilliant starry sky.
For details of the watch, please click: In addition to its poetic complexity, the most artistic creativity is its extraordinary craft series. This year, the series is based on the theme of 12 constellations. The extraordinary craft dial captures the vivid charm and shining stars of different constellations. Each dial is decorated with themes that represent the four elements of earth, water, wind and fire. The dial is then coated with multiple layers of green, dark blue, light blue or red translucent enamel to create a subtle effect of luminous flow.
Watch details please click: Mille (Richard Miller)
Attention Index: ★★★★★★
Creativity, science and technology are the constant themes of Richard Miller. This year’s watch is no exception. This gravity sensor mechanical watch adds a new member, the new RM 36-01 Sébastien Loeb tourbillon gravity The measuring watch is the result of the close cooperation between RM and the ace driver of the WRC World Rally Championship. Rotate the bezel gently, and the gravity sensor can rotate in all directions. The driver can see a large turn, or accelerate on the straight road. Lateral deceleration and longitudinal stress in sudden braking. The sensor is directly connected to the bezel and sapphire crystal, and can sense up to 6G of force. The scale display allows the driver to know whether the deceleration is safe (green area) or dangerous (red area). Just press the center button and the zeroing operation can be done easily. Called another innovative breakthrough in watch technology.
For details of the watch, please click: When you first see the color matching of this Lotus Team Special Edition watch, it will immediately make you feel bloody. The structure of the movement is very modern and clearly expresses the rational and pragmatic mechanism of the chronograph. , To avoid all unnecessary energy and waste of operation, the implementation of all technical solutions is to optimize operation services. Through the extensive use of high-tech materials such as titanium alloys, and the perfect fit between different parts, the goal of efficient operation is achieved. Like the top racing cars, the movement is assembled on a grade 5 titanium alloy base plate, which not only provides great stability, but also improves the performance of the movement. Its function indicator shows that the movement is in the rotating, neutral or timed state, while the gravity sensor lets the driver know the level of external force experienced during the deceleration process.
Watch details please click: Although this year Montblanc launched a lot of ultra-complex watches, but I think the biggest highlight is this year’s latest Taipan heritage series, especially the flagship model of this series of calendar, it uses stainless steel Automatic mechanical movement. Although this movement is from ETA, the design of the entire watch is very pleasing, and its price of 10,000 euros also makes it the most competitive product in this complex watch. It is bound to be favored by more watch collectors and connoisseurs.
Watch details please click: & Mercier
Attention Index: ★★★★
This year’s Baume & Mercier’s main theme is still Crichton. Among them, this year’s power reserve display and retrograde date watch are quite interesting. It shows the wearer’s beauty of exquisite machinery, elegant style and balance in a unique way. Unique taste. For a long time, Baume & Mercier watches have been regarded as a testimony of an important anniversary, and has created a brand image that is closely linked to important moments in life. The Clifton retrograde date watch has also undeniably become a model for time beyond. ‘Aestheticism, only the highest quality watches’-this is the motto of Baume & Mercier since its creation in 1830, reflected in every detail of this watch, is the perfect interpretation of this maxim.
Watch details please click: Piguet
Attention Index: ★★
Audemars Piguet’s only highlight this year is this concept tourbillon watch. Ceramic is a composite material that is almost completely scratch-resistant. Only diamond can leave scratches on the ceramic surface. Therefore, to process ceramic materials, you must Use a special milling cutter equipped with a diamond tip. Due to the extremely high wear resistance of ceramics, polishing or matte polishing on its rough surfaces and edges is definitely a difficult technical challenge. It takes up to 8 hours to make the bezel of this watch alone. If it is to make a stainless steel bezel, it only takes 45 minutes. The entire polishing process depends entirely on the superb manual skills of watchmakers and engineers. Audemars Piguet uses ceramics to make watches, not only because of its smooth and beautiful appearance, but also because of its extremely high degree of wear resistance. It is luxurious and solid with unique practical functions.
Watch details please click: The above is the 2014 SIHH information inventory compiled by the Watch House editor. Next, we will provide more in-depth exhibition reports for everyone, so stay tuned. (Picture, text / watch home Mao Zhuang)