After watching the Oscars at the film, it is time to take a look at the watch industry ‘Oscar’ which is more concerned by watch fans-Basel Watch Show. The 2017 Baselworld Watch Fair is about to open, and it won’t be long before we see an assortment of new masterpieces. From the ‘Basel Samples Expo in Switzerland’ in 1917 to the Basel Watch Fair in 2017, this grand event has already become the vane of the watch industry for a hundred years, and the new watches and clocks on display are not only brilliant in the watch fair. The protagonist also conveys the top craftsmanship and industry development direction of global fine watchmaking.
The Basel Watch Fair will bring together many watch professionals from around the world to experience the new look and craftsmanship of fine watchmaking and listen to the time stories behind these time tools. Before the official opening, many of the watch brands participating in the exhibition have already eagerly tried to release new product information. Let’s take a look at what unexpected timepiece masterpieces are worth looking forward to.
A new member of the Blancpain submersible family adds a 38 mm diameter
At the Baselworld 2013, Blancpain paid tribute to the classic “Fifty Fathoms” and launched a replica version of the Fifty Fathom Submersible Watch. However, some people often complain that the beloved ‘Fifty Nine’ watch has a slightly larger diameter and is not suitable for their thinner wrists. At the same time, the ‘Fifty Nine’ is really a dream. At this year’s Basel Watch Fair, Blancpain’s new members of the submersibles have made people with thinner wrists who love the Fifty Fathoms series no longer entangled.
The brand new Blancpain Fifty Fathoms submersible three-hand watch, with a 38 mm diameter, fully meets the expectations of men with thinner wrists, and even gives women who like neutral style a chance. The new Blancpain watch is based on the signature features of the Fifty Fathoms, bringing changes in detail. The watch’s stainless steel bezel is inlaid with blue ceramics, and the scales are made of liquid metal, which has a good stability while creating a deep ocean charm.
The new Blancpain Fifty Fathom Submersible Watch is 38 mm water resistant to approximately 300 meters. The watch is equipped with a cal. 1150 caliber with powerful performance. This caliber has a constant output of 100 hours of power reserve to ensure the accuracy of the watch’s travel time. At the same time of powerful performance, the movement is also beautiful. You can see through the transparent bottom of the watch. The solid gold balance of NAC platinum alloy is embossed with the Blancpain logo.
Breguet watches at Baselworld 2017
At the Basel Watch Fair, ladies have a lot of new things to look forward to. Among them is Breguet’s new interpretation of the Tradition series of Dame watches in rose gold. This model pays tribute to women.
Breguet’s Tradition series Dame watch combines delicate aesthetics and complex mechanical technology. The eccentric dial design presents the beauty of the watch’s movement on the front of the watch. The clockwork box in the center of the watch is carved with roses. The pattern shows the feminine feminine posture. The white mother-of-pearl dial is located at 12 o’clock on the watch, and the dial is decorated with exquisite hand-machined Paris patterns. The watch’s rose gold case is set with 68 brilliant-cut diamonds on the bezel and a magnificent gem on the crown.
This ladies watch is equipped with a cal.505SR self-winding movement, engraved with an independent number and a Breguet invisible signature. Through the watch’s transparent case, you can also see the watch’s gold rotor, which is engraved with a rose pattern consistent with the barrel. The watch provides a 50-hour power reserve.
60th Anniversary of the Omega Speedmaster Series
At the 60th anniversary of the Omega Speedmaster series, at the Basel Watch Show, Omega will launch the Omega Speedmaster Series Racing Chronometer to the Chronometer, paying tribute to the classic with the iconic ‘racing’ dial.
This new timepiece features a 44.25 mm stainless steel case with a black matte dial and a distinctive bezel. The ceramic bezel is polished and equipped with a matte Liquidmetal® tachymeter scale. On the dial, the small seconds and 12-hour counters are located at 9 o’clock and 3 o’clock, respectively, and the date display window at 6 o’clock. The watch’s ‘arrow-shaped’ hour markers are made of 18K white gold with orange square hour markers. The hour and minute hands are covered with an orange luminous coating. These bright orange colors contrast with the looming orange rubber material on the black strap of the watch.
As the representative of a new generation of Speedmaster watches, this watch is equipped with Cal.9900 chronometer chronometer movement. The entire watch and movement have passed the strict watchmaking approval of the Swiss Federal Institute of Metrology (METAS). The certification standard achieves excellent standards in accuracy, performance and anti-magnetic properties. In addition to this Speedmaster series, the Omega Speedmaster series will add a new 38mm to the Baselworld.
Chanel’s MONSIEUR de CHANEL watch for men
Chanel will continue to bring changes and breakthroughs in the J12, Boy Friend, Premiere and other series at the Basel Watch Show. It is particularly worth mentioning that Chanel has created a MONSIEUR de CHANEL watch for men since last year Tim new work.
The pure black dial with pure white Arabic numerals and indexes reveals the unique aesthetics of Chanel men’s watches and the decisive attitude of men. This watch has a 40 mm platinum case with a black large fire enamel dial. The hour and minute display on the dial is presented in a special way. The hour display of the watch is displayed by a flash window at 6 o’clock, and the minutes are displayed by the retrograde minute dial with a small seconds dial in between.
This watch is equipped with Chanel’s first self-made high-level complex automatic movement Cal. 1, the movement is composed of 170 parts, with instant jump time and 240 ° retrograde minutes. This MONSIEUR de CHANEL watch is equipped with a black crocodile leather strap, waterproof to a depth of 30 meters, a power reserve of up to 3 days, and a limited edition of 100 watches.
Summary: The annual event ‘Oscar’ in the watch industry-the Basel Watch Show 2017 will open on March 23, when the Watch House will bring back the latest and most comprehensive related reports from the scene, stay tuned.