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    Longines Is The Official Timing Of The Japan Cup International Horse Race

    On Sunday, November 30, 2014, the Japan Cup International Horse Race was held at the Fuchu Racecourse in Tokyo. Under the watchful eye of the audience, Chrisophe Soumillon drove the good horse Epiphaneia to cross the finish line first, and the racecourse won.

      To celebrate and commemorate this great victory, Mr. Walter von Känel, the president of the brand, and Lin Zhiling, the elegant ambassador, presented elegant Longines watches to the winning owners, breeders, trainers and jockeys. The Japan Cup 2400m International First Class was established in 1981. Horses aged three and over can participate in the championship.
      This year is the first time Longines has participated in the Japan Cup International Horse Race as an official partner, official timepiece and official watch. Horse racing has a long tradition in Japan, and Longines is pleased to join hands with the Japan Cup to show its sincere passion for horse racing.

      To celebrate the racecourse’s outstanding performance and exquisite Japanese elegance, Longines also held the “Longines Elegance Prize” in homage to Kimono for the first time on that day. Miki Uehara was selected as the most elegant woman of the day and received a fine Longines watch from Juan-Carlos Capelli, Vice President and International Marketing Director of Longines.

      The official timekeeper for the 2400m International Cup of Japan Cup is a Concas watch, which was created by Longines for horse racing. The stainless steel gold case with black dial, through the sapphire crystal back, you can admire the unique column-wheel movement.

      The cooperation between Longines and the equestrian sport has a history of more than a century. In 1878, Longines produced a chronograph stopwatch engraved with the jockey and his foal. This model has appeared on the racetrack as early as 1881, it allows users to experience the timing performance accurate to the second. In addition, Longines cooperation with the equestrian obstacle course began in 1912. Today, the brand’s cooperation with horse racing has expanded to flat horse racing, track obstacle course and endurance racing.

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    Return To Minimalist Ultra-thin Watch Legend

    In the world of watches, thinness and slimness have always been the first choice for watch purchase. Almost from the 1950s, there was an ‘ultra-thin contest’ between top watch brands. Generally speaking, mechanical watches, manual winding watches, the movement should be considered thin around 2 mm, automatic winding watches, the movement grasped within 5 mm are very good. Today, although the interpretation of complex functions such as perpetual calendar and tourbillon has never been abandoned, the overall trend of watch development is still lighter, more accurate and thinner. You are even more interested in the low-key and elegant. Patek Philippe
    Ref. 5940 ultra-thin perpetual calendar
    Ref. 5940 ultra-thin perpetual calendar uses a clear and creative style to have a powerful and significant impact on art, architecture, furniture and product design. As a long-term design concept, it has been extolled in the Gondolo series. The special-shaped watch series covers all chronographs with non-circular cases.
    Blancpain Villeret ultra-thin retrograde small seconds watch
    The thickness of the watch is only 10.83mm. The dial of the watch is a retro-radiation wave engraved lacquered surface with multi-layered transparent blue, which translates into an unparalleled ocean depth effect. Blancpain Villeret series ultra-thin retrograde small seconds watch case diameter 40mm, built-in ultra-thin movement 7663Q (a total of 244 parts, 34 gem bearings), with a 3-day power reserve.
    Water-resistant to 30 meters, alligator leather strap with soft and comfortable Alzavel lining, the color of the strap echoes the dial, and is equipped with a folding buckle to ensure the comfort of wearing on the wrist.
    Piaget Altiplano watch
    The launch of Piaget Altiplano skeleton ultra-thin watch, once again achieved two world records, and raised the limit specifications to a new level: the world’s thinnest self-winding skeleton watch (5.34mm), equipped with the world’s thinnest self-winding watch Chain skeleton movement (2.40mm). Main splint and bridge polished in matte finish, hand-chamfered and hand-drilled cut bridge, gear train with radial sunburst or ring-shaped matte finish, black screws, black titanium matte polished micro-automatic disc, engraved with the count Decoration.
    Parmigiani Tonda 1950
    Tonda 1950 is the latest ultra-thin launched by Parmigiani
    Classic watch, available in rose gold and white gold, with hours, minutes and
    Small seconds key scale display. The new PF701 movement has a diameter of 30mm and a thickness of only 2.6mm. This movement is equipped with platinum 950 miniature eccentric automatic oscillating weight, which can work continuously for 42 hours. The Tonda 1950 watch features hours, minutes and small seconds, and 12 time zone indexes are displayed plainly and elegantly on the black or white polished dial. The principle behind shrewdness is the ultimate beauty without compromising time accuracy.
    With its precise and rigorous manufacturing process, RADO TrueThinline watches not only possess all the superior characteristics of high-tech ceramics, such as top comfort and hardness, but also have the advantages of extreme lightness. It has a simple and elegant case, with gold dazzling scales (real diamond models are diamond scales), placed under a sapphire crystal arc-shaped mirror, showing its charm.
    Hamilton Thin Series
    The brand new Zhen Thin series originates from the watch of the same name in the 1960s, reappearing nostalgia with modern craftsmanship. The entire watch reveals classic details everywhere. The timeless Hamilton vintage logo from the 40s to 60s, the slim and light hand scales and the pure and simple dial outline the timeless style. The arched mirror and exquisite shell exude elegant elegance. Swiss 2892-2 self-winding mechanical movement runs precisely in it, so that the thickness of the entire watch does not exceed 7mm, and the black leather strap with antique touch makes the classic temperament of the thin series endless.
    Hublot classic fusion ultra-thin hollow
    推出 The launch of this watch means Hublot’s attempt to challenge the ‘thin’ limit at once: a 45mm diameter dial equipped with a homemade ultra-thin movement with a thickness of only 2.90mm. The completely hollow design concept makes the watch’s internal structure-whether it is the adjustment part, balance wheel or escapement wheel-more clearly and intuitively displayed under professional eyes. The power reserve of up to 90 hours and the excellent waterproof coefficient of normal operation under 50 meters of water add highlights to the work.