Hamilton X-copter Helicopter Series: Chronograph Pilot Vertical Lift-off

Founded in 1892 in Hamilton, Lancaster, PA, USA, it is currently a member of the Swatch Group, the world’s largest watch manufacturer and distributor. Because of its combination of strong American spirit and unparalleled accuracy, as well as the most advanced Swiss winding movement and technology, it has become one of the leading watch brands in the world. And because of its deep roots with many well-known Hollywood movies, it has become a favorite watch brand in the minds of many people.

    Hanbiao has a long history of aviation. In the 1920s, Hamilton became a prestigious military watch supplier for the U.S. Army. With its precision and stability, it became the designated timer for major American airlines. Los Angeles ‘time. In the 1940s, during the Second World War, Hamilton stopped the manufacture of civilian watches, focusing on the production of special watches for the United States Army, Air Force, and Air Force. During World War II, a total of 1 million watches were provided to the US military as timing tools Among them are many aviation instruments and watches with stable performance and excellent functions. The ‘pilot’ series of Hamilton continues the simplicity and texture of the aviation military watch of that year, giving people the most realistic image of aviation military watch-powerful and reliable, and bringing the pride of fighting the sky to the square inch of the wrist. Combining rich aviation elements and professional timing functions, the Khaki helicopter series will land a roaring helicopter on your wrist.
    The dial body is designed with helicopter instruments. At 9 o’clock, the propeller-shaped second hand continues to rotate, injecting vitality into the traditional machinery. The 30-minute counter at 6 o’clock is designed as Hamilton’s ‘H’, which is also the hallmark of Helipad. When you shake the watch, the automatic movement of the movement will rotate at a high speed. Looking through the back of the three-pronged propeller, the watch on your hand seems to be ready to rise vertically.

    Not only is the shape dynamic, the function of the watch is also special. Fahrenheit / Celsius temperature conversion and maximum takeoff weight (M.T.O.W) indications are important for flight, and Hamilton has cleverly integrated them into helicopter watches. Although these professional functions are not usually used, their presence can indeed double the personality and temperament of the wearer.

2014 Longines Beijing International Equestrian Masters Presents Sporty Elegant Events

On May 11, 2014, the 2014 Longines Equestrian Beijing Masters was staged in the ‘Bird’s Nest’ of the Chinese National Stadium, and the famous Swiss watch manufacturer Longines was elected for the fourth consecutive year. Event partners, official timekeeping and designated watches, and continue to name the event, setting off a wave of elegance in the ancient capital. This highest level of professional equestrian events in China has attracted top domestic and foreign riders to compete in the same field, and also gathered ladies and gentlemen together. Longines’ elegant ambassador Lin Zhiling and Chinese contemporary artist Xu Lei joined hands with the bright stars to help the green event. Led by the Longines Companion series equestrian theme models, more than 20 Longines antique timepiece masterpieces and landmark equestrian timers appeared on the scene, elegantly praise the brand’s more than 180 years of pure watchmaking tradition, And lasting enthusiasm for equestrian sports. The House of Watches is fortunate to share the elegant charm of equestrian sports with Longines!

   The 2014 Longines Beijing International Equestrian Masters was staged at the ‘Bird’s Nest’ at the China National Stadium. Longines has been the event partner, official timekeeper and designated watch for the fourth consecutive year, and continues to name the event, presenting the “Longines Grand Prix”. This year’s Marseille was awarded the FEI CSI3 event, representing the highest level of China’s equestrian obstacle course. Longines will continue to present the values ​​shared by the event and the brand, namely elegance, tradition and excellence.

  The lineup of riders in this competition is excellent, including the top three British celebrities Scott Brash and Ben Maher in the ‘FINA Longines Ranking’ ), Germany’s ‘father of equestrian’ Ludger Beerbaum (Ludger Beerbaum), as well as Longines ambassador of elegant image, the famous Swiss rider Jane Richard (7 world-class riders) Liu Tongyan, the number one equestrian in the standings of Chinese riders, Zhu Meimei, the number two Chinese national equestrian team, and Li Zhenqiang, a former Beijing Olympic rider and personal champion of the 2013 National Championships, led many domestic racecourse leaders Strive for a total prize money of 1.3 million yuan.

  Adhering to the common pursuit of precision, elegance and superior quality, Longines has been supporting this equestrian event since the inception of the Beijing International Equestrian Masters. Mr. Li Li, Vice President of Longines China, said: ‘We are very honored to be the title partner, official timekeeper and designated watch of the Beijing International Equestrian Masters. This exciting and top-level event perfectly combines sport and elegant timeless charm, It is exactly the same as Longines’ watchmaking tradition. During the race, Longines will accompany the audience to enjoy the outstanding style of the world’s top riders and experience the exciting and elegant equestrian charm. ‘

In the VIP tent, Longines has already prepared delicious refreshments for everyone.

   Equestrian is known as the ‘King of the Kings’ for its noble and ancient traditions and strict requirements for the cultivation of riders. The magnificent knights and the handsome horses are well-deserved protagonists on the racetrack. The colorful top hats and decent dresses along the court, accompanied by dignified ladies and handsome gentlemen, constitute another beautiful and fashionable style. view.

   Since this event represents the highest level of China’s current equestrian obstacle course, the venue layout is naturally sloppy. The oversized venue of the ‘Bird’s Nest’ will surely allow riders to reach their highest level.

   Today Lin Zhiling, the elegant image ambassador of Longines, joined hands with acting stars such as Duan Yihong, Dai Jiaoqian, Yang Ye, and Mr. Xu Lei, a master of contemporary Chinese art. This is Miss Dai Jiaoqian listening carefully to the explanation of Longines watches.

Mr. Duan Yihong, accompanied by Ms. Chen Suzhen, President of Swatch Group China, selected her favorite watch.

When Sister Zhiling appeared, there was a thunderous scream.

Mr. Li Li, Vice President of Longines China, explained in detail the history of Longines to Sister Zhiling.

Sister Zhiling is wearing Longines’ latest Compin series rose gold diamond female watch.

   As a partner of many of the world’s most prestigious flat horse racing, Longines has always been committed to launching a watch that can be worn at the moment of the most exciting horse racing on the racetrack. This women’s watch is 29.5 mm in diameter, stainless steel and rose gold case and bracelet, set with 30 diamonds (0.501 carats) on the outer ring, built-in mechanical movement L595, and the white mother-of-pearl dial is embossed with 12 diamond indexes. Minutes, seconds, date display window at 3 o’clock. Like all models in the Compaq series, this watch is water-resistant to 5 atmospheres, with a spiral back with sapphire crystals, priced at RMB 44,000.

Sister Zhiling took the elegant interpretation of Longines to the fullest.

  The guests’ exquisite dress and extraordinary style added a fresh and bright color to the boundless green grass under the blue sky. Front row from left to right young actor Mr. Yang Yan; famous actor Miss Dai Jiaoqian; Miss Long Chin’s elegant ambassador Lin Zhiling; famous actor Duan Yihong.

Zhiling is sometimes elegant and sometimes playful.

The host of this event is Mr. Cao Difei, a well-known TV host of Beijing TV Station.

Mr. Yang Yan and Miss Dai Jiaoqian jointly presented the prize to the third place winner of the ‘Longines Most Elegant Dress Award’.

Mr. Duan Yihong presented the prize to the second place winner of the ‘Longines Most Elegant Dress Award’.

Miss Lin Zhiling presented the prize to the first place winner of the ‘Longines Most Elegant Dress Award’.

Before the race, riders can warm up at the driving range.

The mane on the horse reminded me of Zorro.

The whole action came in one go.

This seems to be the legendary Prince Charming.

I personally prefer brown horses.

In the end, the French player won the championship.

All stood up and played the national anthem.

The prize of the champion is of course the Longines Compat series stainless steel rose gold men’s watch.

  The addition of the new Compaq series adds a beautiful sight to Longines’ classic collection, and has earned it a reputation and success worldwide. This watch is 40 mm in diameter and has a steel and rose gold case and bracelet with a built-in L619 mechanical movement. The silver dial is engraved with 3 Arabic numerals and 9 luminous small scales, displaying hours, minutes and seconds, and the date display window is located at 3 o’clock. Like all models in the Compaq series, this watch is water-resistant to 5 atmospheres, with a spiral back and sapphire crystal. The price is RMB 29,900.
  Longines has a tradition of more than 180 years of brilliant watchmaking. Between the steeds of horses, write down the elegant legend that has been enthusiastically joining hands with the equestrian sport for nearly a century. Finally, we sincerely hope that Longines will create more new glories in China!

Bell & Ross Br-x1 Chronograph Tourbillon Limited Edition Of 20 Pieces

Combination of first-class ‘high-level clocks’ and professional instruments

The sporty high-tech chronograph BR-X1 is both sturdy and precise, marking the advent of a new series of Bell & Ross, opening a new chapter in brand legend. The revolutionary design of the BR-X1 series is inspired by aeronautical instrumentation. This time, a new and unique “high-end clock” style is introduced: the BR-X1 tourbillon chronograph. This precious chronograph combines the brand’s masculine aesthetics with the superb technology of Bell & Ross “high-end watches”.

Tourbillon chronograph from BR-X1 to BR-X1

As a sturdy, novel and masculine high-tech watch, the BR-X1 has always stood out with its innovative design of a 45 mm multi-material case. Functional non-standard screws, integrated case and joystick buttons for chronograph function enhance the watch’s robustness and ergonomics. The 9 o’clock position integrates a “finger pillow” plug-in to optimize the start of the timing function. The ultra-masculine temperament and revolutionary structure of this new generation of universal watches have made the design stage ineffective, sturdy, novel and masculine high-tech watches. The BR-X1 has always stood out with its innovative design of a 45 mm multi-material case. Functional non-standard screws, integrated case and joystick buttons for chronograph function enhance the watch’s robustness and ergonomics. The 9 o’clock position integrates a “finger pillow” plug-in to optimize the start of the timing function. The super-masculine temperament and revolutionary structure of this new generation of universal watches has created the possibility of infinite combinations in the design stage, opening up huge innovation potential. The new BR-X1 tourbillon chronograph collection of Bell & Ross professional watchmaking technology has opened up a new way of combining super complicated devices with aeronautical design inspiration that the brand values.

The 45 mm case reveals precision features everywhere: single rocker button, finger-push plug insert, masculine appearance. The structure of the case has not changed, and it is still a lightweight, sturdy and waterproof Grade 5 titanium ‘box’ structure. The cover, bezel, connectors, finger cushions, shock absorbers, crown, protectors, crown and case back are made of 18K rose gold or titanium. The key to this “advanced complex” model of the BR-X1 series is that it must have the most outstanding complication in the aviation field of “timekeeping”. The timing device is used to measure short time and is an indispensable tool for aviation navigation. In this newly launched model, this traditional complication is given a brand new interpretation. It has been modified by various “high-end watches”, conveying the most natural desire for watchmaking: beautifying the appearance. As the top model of the BR-X1 series, it must be equipped with a luxurious movement, so Bell & Ross has developed a hand-winding tourbillon single-button chronograph movement. This ultra-complex ‘high-end watch’ movement contains 282 components and 35 rubies, and has a frequency of 21,600 vibrations per hour, which is a technological miracle.

Hollow Tourbillon Single Button Chronograph

The ‘body’ of the BR-X1 fully conveys the precision and modern characteristics of this highly masculine high-tech series watch, thereby bringing Bell & Ross, which has always been outstanding in the manufacture of professional timepieces, into a new system. Today, the brand’s timepieces not only meet the demanding requirements of readability, functionality, accuracy and reliability, but also have unlimited creativity. The BR-X1’s rough square case integrates a variety of advanced sophisticated devices (Tourbillon, single-button chronograph movement, power reserve indicator), which firmly underscores the brand’s development direction: both the ‘advanced clock’ decoration and Extraordinary ruggedness, exquisiteness and exquisite instrumentation are indispensable, which respects tradition and advances with the times. The all-in-one BR-X1 tourbillon chronograph has all these features, but it is not limited to them. As a skeleton tourbillon single-button chronograph, the new-generation BR-X1 uses a column-wheel movement, displaying the hours and minutes in the center in the traditional way, and a 100-hour (4-day) power reserve indicator at 9 o’clock.

As an extremely precise watch, the BR-X1 tourbillon chronograph also has 30-minute and 60-second counters at 10 o’clock and 2 o’clock, respectively, for timekeeping functions. The timing function is controlled by a single-button joystick at 2 o’clock, which integrates start, stop and reset functions. The minute chronograph for the chronograph function uses a semi-secondary seconds hand instead of the traditional long seconds, a rare feature of horology. The seconds counter uses a long second hand that jumps 6 times per second. The highly modern and modified movement is perfectly skeletonized, so the extraordinary mechanical operation of this ‘clockwork turbine’ is fully revealed when the chronograph function is started, stopped and reset. You can see the movement of the clutch lever at the 4 o’clock position and the engagement of the clutch wheels, just like a ‘clock and ballet dance’ performance with extremely high technical difficulty. The reset hammer is clearly visible at 11 and 1 o’clock. The precision centerpiece of this high-end movement — the column wheel that makes the chronograph function run smoother when engaged — is a watch valued by fans of high-end watches.

The tourbillon frame is set at 6 o’clock, and the tourbillon is clearly visible, which is the ultimate guarantee of watch accuracy. The tourbillon was invented in 1801 as an ultra-complicated clock device. It is regarded as the best of all complicated devices. It can compensate the accuracy error caused by the earth’s gravity when the watch is vertical, thereby improving the accuracy of the movement. The unique feature of the BR-X1 tourbillon chronograph ‘flying’ tourbillon frame is that it does not require a support plate and bridge to fix it, giving the impression that the tourbillon frame is suspended or flying in midair and is not fixed at all. In order to achieve this seemingly contrary to the laws of mechanics, the BR-X1 tourbillon embodies the expertise of all internal engineers and is the result of close cooperation with the top Swiss watchmakers. The resulting flying tourbillon combines technical precision and dynamic aesthetics, and is located in an open frame at 6 o’clock. The tourbillon frame is adorned with the brand’s iconic ‘&’ symbol, which is used to calibrate the seconds, while understating the brand.

Inheriting the concept of Bell & Ross both respecting the tradition of horology and boldly innovating technology, the decoration of the movement and case of the BR-X1 tourbillon chronograph complies with the design principles of ‘high-end watches’. Crafted: frosted and polished chamfered edges, polished, textured. The chronograph bridge and tourbillon frame are made of ruthenium metal. Through the dial, you can admire the balance of the skeleton movement. The front sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating ensures durability and optimal readability. The dial is made of grey sapphire crystal glass, and the metal hour markers are pasted with luminous inserts. The entire dial is like a clear window. Through it, you can see the unique skeleton movement. The case back is also made of sapphire crystal glass, so that the geometric shape of each splint is fully displayed. The multi-faceted Superluminova® luminous hands and appliqued hour markers guarantee perfect readability. Dual material (high-strength rubber and crocodile leather insert) with matte grade 5 titanium steel alloy or 18K rose gold buckle.

Grade 5 titanium, rose gold, diamond: selected materials

The BR-X1 tourbillon chronograph with high-tech precision features is available in two styles: grade 5 titanium and rose gold, with or without diamonds. Grade 5 titanium is extremely lightweight, extremely sturdy and durable, with a variety of gray tones, highlighting masculinity. Grade 5 titanium material is often used in the aviation industry, with super hardness, durability, corrosion resistance, corrosion resistance and high temperature resistance (withstand high temperatures up to 600 ° C). Grade 5 titanium alloy is a reinforced alloy with vanadium and aluminum added. It is 40% lighter than stainless steel and 60% harder than stainless steel. The 18K rose gold “body” of the BR-X1 tourbillon chronograph emphasizes elegance and preciousness, while still retaining the sense of technology and ruggedness. The rose gold material adds a delicate and feminine appearance to the masculine shape of this ergonomically proven ultimate professional tool. In addition, both models are available in gem-set versions: 46 baguette diamonds (2.3 carats) are set on the titanium grade 5 titanium bezel, and the rose gold titanium and rose gold bezels. The wearer is particularly radiant.

Outstanding high-tech complication watch

In order to meet the needs of watch fans for rare, extremely efficient watches, Bell & Ross has achieved a seemingly impossible feat: the perfect combination of the extreme precision of ultra-complex watch devices with the expertise of professional instruments. The BR X1 Tourbillon Chronograph is an extraordinary instrument watch with a groundbreaking design. It is the perfect combination of Bell & Ross’s extraordinary skills in professional timepieces and advanced complex clock functions. The BR-X1 has an extraordinary masculine appearance, a revolutionary design, and ubiquitous precision. It combines sports-style design with various advanced technical functions and high-end decoration. In short, this is an extraordinary watch.

BR-X1 CHRONOGRAPH TOURBILLON-TITANIUM
Limited edition of 20 pieces

Technical specifications
Movement: BR-CAL.283. Chronograph tourbillon movement with manual winding single button. 282 parts, 35 gems, 21,600 vibrations / hour. 4 days power reserve.
Function: hours and minutes. Timekeeping function: 30-minute timer at 10 o’clock, 60-second timer at 1 o’clock. Power reserve indicator at 9 o’clock. Flying tourbillon at 6 o’clock.
Case: 45 mm in diameter. Grade 5 titanium. Rocker button. Set with diamonds: Grade 5 titanium bezel set with baguette white diamonds (46 baguette diamonds, 2.3 carats total). Sapphire crystal back with anti-glare coating.
Dial: grey sapphire crystal. Inlaid metal hour-markers, embedded in Superluminova®. Metal skeleton Superluminova® hour and minute hands.
Mirror: Sapphire crystal with anti-glare coating.
Water resistance: 100 meters.
Buckle: pin buckle. Titanium.

Technical specifications

Movement: BR-CAL.283 chronograph tourbillon movement, manual winding single button. 282 parts, 35 gems, 21,600 vibrations / hour. 4 days power reserve.
Function: hours and minutes. Timekeeping function: 30-minute timer at 11 o’clock, 60-second timer at 1 o’clock. Power reserve indicator at 9 o’clock. Flying tourbillon at 6 o’clock.
Case: 45 mm in diameter. 18K Rose Gold. Rocker button. Diamond-set model: 18K rose gold bezel set with baguette white diamonds (46 baguette diamonds, 2.3 carats total). Sapphire crystal back with anti-glare coating. Gold weight: 77,39 gr.
Dial: grey sapphire crystal. Gold-plated applique indexes with Superluminova® luminous inserts. Gold-plated hollow Superluminova®
Mirror: Sapphire crystal with anti-glare coating.
Water resistance: 100 meters.
Strap: rubber and crocodile leather.
Buckle: pin buckle. 18K Rose Gold.