Month: October 2019

Miniature Mechanical Art Treasures

The Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre watch series is unique in style and technology. It is the pinnacle of horological art. Its latest-generation movement combines the novel Dual-Wing design concept. The bi-wing movement has two sets of independent mechanical devices, but they share the same adjustment mechanism, bringing real changes to precise timing. Each device has its own power source and gear train. Today’s Watch House brings you a short review of a Jaeger-LeCoultre biplane watch, the official model of the watch is: Q6012420.

Precision machinery and elegant temperament embody the essence of all works since 1833. The past, present and future are perfectly blended in this work. This model’s Dual-Wing system is divided into two groups of mechanical devices: one group displays the local time, and the other is a timing device. The two sets of mechanical devices share the same adjustment mechanism, and each has its own independent power source, thereby avoiding the energy loss caused by the interaction between the devices. The operation of the timing device will not affect the overall operation of the watch, thereby greatly improving the accuracy of timing.


This biplane watch is made of 18K rose gold with a diameter of 42mm. The watch is equipped with a brown alligator leather strap and a pin buckle made of 18K rose gold. The technical and aesthetic spirit of the Bi-Wing series demonstrates the superb watchmaking technology of the Ruya Grand Workshop in many ways.


The watch uses a 42 mm diameter design, the watch’s timepiece display at 10 o’clock, and the watch’s cumulative chronograph display at 2 o’clock, with a cumulative 60 minutes and 12 hours Cumulative dial and digital minute display at 6 o’clock.


The watch is equipped with a one-sixth-second timepiece at six o’clock, which can be accurate to one-sixth of a second. The watch has a power reserve display at five and seven o’clock. To show the power of the two barrels inside the watch.


The watch uses a sapphire crystal glass bottom design. The precise parts inside the movement are at a glance. The watch is equipped with a cal.390 manual winding movement. The core is equipped with a total of 2 barrels, which can provide a power reserve of 50 hours when fully wound.


The column wheel mechanism inside the watch, and the chronograph that is not a column wheel, has no storage significance.

Summary: This Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètreà Chronographe is a veritable miniature mechanical art treasure. Independent power reserve does not affect each other. Such a design is not common in chronographs. At present, this watch is quoted on Financial Street. It is 374,000 yuan.
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Chanel Silver Diamond Hollow Automatic Mechanical Watch

Chanel’s determination to advance into professional watchmaking is increasingly reflected in a watch launched by it, such as the J12 matte black mysterious flyback watch, which integrates tourbillon, retrograde, telescopic A series of functions such as the crown or complex or innovative all in one.
The most prominent feature of the 12J12 matte black mysterious flyback watch is the mysterious and unique timekeeping method derived from the 3-point retractable crown. Whenever the minute hand meets the blocking of the crown and the minute is forced to stop, the small dial at 6 o’clock will immediately take over to make up for the ‘lost’ ten minutes. During this time, the central minute hand will rotate to the 4 o’clock position in a retrograde manner, so as to continue to move normally after those ten minutes. The design of the crown also reflects Chanel’s extraordinary ingenuity and inspiration. As long as the ceramic block at 2 points on the bezel is pressed, the crown can be raised above the mirror, which is convenient for timing and winding; The 4-point ceramic block can be lowered to prevent it from being bumped. Of course, there is another important benefit of this design, that is, maintaining the perfect arc on both sides of the case, creating a flawless symmetry for the watch.
之外 In addition to the unique time indication method, the design based on perspective is also the key point of the watch. In addition to the cover at the crown, the gears, hollow plywood, small dial for counting minutes, and the tourbillon device at 9 o’clock are all at a glance. And in order to echo the avant-garde black of the watch, the hollow plywood and other parts are also made of high-tech precision ceramic material of the same color, and the chamfers are modified by hand. Concurrently. ‘

Jacques Dro’s Expansion In The Chinese Market Becomes A Brand Franchise Development Plan

In 2015, Jaquet Droz opened four new stores in China, demonstrating the great determination of the Swiss luxury watch brand, and celebrating and continuing the century-old opportunity of the brand’s close connection with China.
   It is this spirit of ‘perpetual common history that lasts for centuries’ that drives Jaquet Droz’s nine specialty stores in China. Driven by one of the brand’s founders, Henri-Louis Jacques Dro, the friendly dialogue between the watch factory and this continental country began in the 18th century. Henry-Louis Jacques Dro set up a workshop that sells most of his works to the Chinese market. Frequent trade exchanges have enabled this watch brand represented by two seven-star stars to establish a close and long-term relationship with China. In 1783, Jaquet Droz became the first watch brand to enter the Forbidden City. Because of its novel and unique timepieces, it won the favor of Emperor Qianlong and his courtiers. Some historical monuments are still preserved in the Palace Museum.
   Brands have always attached importance to historical heritage and are committed to continuing and maintaining this special relationship. With a strong desire to strengthen and promote this priority relationship, in 2015, the brand opened four new stores in three major cities in China. The first flagship store in Beijing opened in May and the second store opened in July. At the same time, the brand specialty store in Studio City Macau was also renewed. These are a sign of the new era of close relations between Jaquet Droz and China s begin.
   On November 12, this year, on the prestigious iconic avenue, Nanjing West Road, Shanghai, a new brand store opened, which has become a new witness to maintaining the close relationship in this common history. Discovered and inspired, the celebration of the opening of the new store gave Jaquet Droz the opportunity to reaffirm the brand’s philosophy that has not changed since its inception: creating surprises, fascinating, and telling stories.
   The new boutique has elegant and exquisite display windows, displaying various watch styles of Jaquet Droz. It is a real work of art under the elaborate lighting. The simple lines of the store are matched with different colors of slate, which is in line with the minimalist style, which is in line with the brand spirit, so that customers can immerse in a beautiful and elegant atmosphere. Many wall illustrations emphasize various arts and crafts, which is the real superb craftsmanship of the watch factory.
   On the occasion of the opening ceremony, Jaquet Droz specially invited an artist from his art workshop. He will let the public feel the exquisite charm of the micro-painted patterns on the dial in an exclusive display.
   The event also showcased the reinterpreted classics of the Grande Seconde Deadbeat watch with the seconds hand at the center of the dial, as well as The Charming Bird watch. Said that the ingenious fusion of technology and art, with its groaning and tit-like appearance of the automatic doll mechanism unique, won the 2015 Geneva International Haute Horlogerie ‘Innovative mechanical watch’ category award. These timepieces adhere to the aesthetics of Jaquet Droz, echoing the culture of magic and the love of tradition. These two iconic qualities link Swiss watchmakers to China.