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2011 Geneva Watch & Watch Fair New Watch Appreciation

2011 is definitely a hot year in the watch industry. The world watch tour from Geneva to Basel has made every high-end watch brand shine. Generally speaking, the value of antique watches is higher, but if they are worn daily, consumers will naturally not be satisfied with the design of old watches. So let’s take a look today. What about the new model? Piaget Slim Charm
As early as half a century ago, Piaget’s fine watchmaking factory began its journey of making ultra-thin clocks. In early 1957, Piaget developed a mechanical movement with a thickness of only 2 mm and named it 9P. In the watchmaking terminology, it represents the 9-leg sub-calibration. The watch equipped with the 9P movement and the evolved 12P automatic movement watch were launched at the Basel Watch Fair in 1960, becoming the thinnest automatic movement in the world at that time. Since then, of the 29 homemade movements developed by Piaget, 17 are ultra-thin models, giving Piaget a very solid position in the manufacture of ultra-thin movements.
新款 Piaget’s new ultra-thin watch unveiled at SIHH this year is the Altiplano series. This series was first introduced in 1998 and is characterized by clear case lines and minimal dial design. In addition to these features, this year’s new style has added Piaget’s jewellery making technology, which is even more gorgeous.
IWC Elegant taste
The first year of IWC is the Portofino series. Portofino is a beautiful harbour town on the Ligurian coast. It represents the Mediterranean life of the 1960s, and it is casual and casual. In 1984, the first Portofino watch debuted, with a diameter of 46 mm, a moon phase display, and a slim 9521 pocket watch movement, giving it the title of a watch and a watch crystal art. Since then, IWC has made some changes to this series, but the elegant and simple style has continued, and this year’s four models are no exception.
Portofino automatic watch, the dial is extremely simple. This year’s classic watch is replaced with a more modern 40 mm diameter case, and after careful redesign, the watch looks even slimmer.
IWC Portofino Time Watch
With the Portofino time watch, the crown can easily change the time zone and reset the date. The strap is made by Italian high-quality leather shoe manufacturer Santoni, with a special color and luster.
Baume & Mercier Waterfront Fun
At this year’s watch exhibition, Baume & Mercier’s two new watches Linea series and Capeland both combine selling elements as the selling point. To this end, during SIHH, Baume & Mercier specially organized a beach party and invited 900 Many VIPs attended and the scene was very grand. Among them, the women’s watch Linea was born in the 1980s and is known for its smooth and soft curves. Later in 2000, the concept of replaceable straps was introduced, making the wearing of watches more fun. Capeland is known for its retro and stylish sports design. Baume & Mercier paints the idle pictures of ‘men, boats, and the horizon’, representing a dream of freedom and escape.
Linea watch, mother-of-pearl dial, with a satin or black calfskin strap, mechanical self-winding movement with sapphire crystal watch.
Baume & Mercier Capeland watch
Capeland watch, the sharp curve of the case back and glass mirror is reminiscent of the contours of pebbles. It also features a dual-material dial and is equipped with speedometer and rangefinder display functions.
Chaumet Enamel Pure
Um Chaumet, who has always focused on the production of movements, is no exception in the production of this Dandy enamel watch. The watchmaker invited is the famous Jean-Michel Wilmotte. The dial is fired with the method of glazing enamel, which makes the presentation of the royal blue more beautiful. There are three watches in this series, each limited to four. But in fact, enamel watches are always unique, because they are made by hand, so even if the same style is produced, there will be slight differences, and each piece can be called an orphan.
Dandy platinum power reserve watch, the dial is based on 18K white gold, blue engraving, energy storage is reflected in the small window at 2 o’clock, the second window at 9 o’clock, the date window at 6 o’clock, the whole Only the watch is elegant and personal.
Cartier beauty of simplicity
Cartier has launched a number of new collections on SIHH, including the 10,000-hour jewelry watch series, the Cartier d’Art advanced watch series, the Caribo series, the blue balloon series and the new fine watchmaking series Wait. The gorgeous appearance of Cartier’s jewellery watches and enamel watches is naturally a stunning focus, but there are several new models with simple but never low-key styles that let people of insight love it.
Delices de Cartier watch in small model. The slightly twisted oval dial shape makes it look very special, plus 18K rose gold material, it shows a touch of delicate pretty. This watch also has a diamond model, which will be more luxurious.
Blue balloon ultra-thin watch
Ultra-thin blue balloon watch, platinum case, individually numbered, limited edition. The grooved crown, set with a convex round sapphire, is one of the most intriguing details. In addition, its strap is a very rare dark blue alligator leather strap, which echoes the blue dial.