Athens Watch Ulysse Nardin Launches A Classic Ludwig Perpetual Calendar Replica

Since 1846, UlysseNardin has been making innovative and precise timepieces. To this end, naval commanders and merchant ship captains around the world have begun to look for Athenian nautical astronomical clocks and observatory pocket watches. The Athens watch in Le Roque, Switzerland, always releases stunning and award-winning watches every few years.

A tribute to the glorious history of the Athenian watch-a new classic

These mechanical watches provide collectors and watchmakers in Switzerland with a stable and timeless source of design inspiration.
Today, Athens Watch launches the Classic Perpetual Ludwig with its heritage mission, paying tribute to its glorious history.
Classic Ludwig Perpetual Calendar Watch: Dr. Ludwig Oklin, a watchmaker, excels at finding direct solutions to the most complex problems. The realization of the idea that simplicity is beauty has become the driving force behind the creation of the first perpetual calendar watch launched in 1996. This watch features unprecedented features in the field of fine watchmaking-a crown can be adjusted forward and backward to display the calendar, and only contains very few parts. This year’s classic Ludwig Perpetual Calendar watch is a tribute to the legendary work of the Athenian watch. This classic model is driven by the UN-33 calendar calendar movement. The watch is made of a stainless steel case with a diameter of 41 mm. The dial is equipped with a large double window calendar, which can display the year, month, day, week and small seconds. The streamlined case highlights the silver dial and blue hands, and is water-resistant to 30 meters.
Technical Information
Model: 333-900
Movement: UN-33 movement
Power reserve: about 48 hours
Winding method: automatic winding
Functions: Perpetual calendar function, single crown adjustment of all functions; large date display at 2 o’clock with double window; central month and day display at dial; year display at 6 o’clock; small seconds at 9 o’clock
Case: stainless steel case
Dial: Silver finish
Diameter: 41 mm
Water resistance: 30 meters
Surface: anti-glare anti-wear sapphire crystal
Case back: sapphire crystal glass case back
Strap: leather strap with pin buckle

Inheritance And Innovation Baselworld 2019 Tag Heuer Tag Heuer New Products Summary

Autavia is TAGHeuer’s first chronograph with an official name, it is also TATAGeuer’s first chronograph with a rotating bezel, or it was created by Jack Heuer at the age of 30 for the company At the Baselworld 2019, TAGHeuer launched Autavia as a stand-alone product series, presenting seven new timepieces of different styles and starting a new adventure.

TAGHeuer Autavia Bronze Green Dial (Model: WBE5190.FC8268)


   This watch is made of bronze and has a diameter of 42 mm. It is equipped with anti-glare sapphire crystal, beveled lugs, XL-size crown, and a black ceramic two-way rotating bezel with a 60-minute scale. Meter. The green smoked dial is decorated with rhodium-plated and coated SuperLuminova® time markers and hands, ensuring perfect identification even in dark environments. The date window is at 6 o’clock. The bronze case with the green dial, the wonderful combination exudes a retro look.

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   The grey smoked dial is decorated with rhodium-plated and coated SuperLuminova® hour markers and hands, ensuring perfect identification even in dark environments. The date window is located at 6 o’clock and the white text on a black background is easy to read. The word ‘Isograph’ decorated above it refers to the Isograph carbon composite spring. The registered trademark Isograph comes from the Greek iso, meaning ‘equal’, and symbolizes the stability and consistency of the operation of the part.

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   The new watch inherits the versatility, sturdiness and reliability of the original Autavia watch, which came out in the 1960s. At the same time, it is equipped with the advanced Isograph carbon composite hairspring. This watch is made of stainless steel and has a diameter of 42 mm. It is equipped with anti-reflective sapphire crystal, beveled lugs, XL-size crown, and a two-way steel bezel with a 60-minute scale.

For more details, please click: In addition, Autavia watches also offer blue dial and bezel with brown leather strap (model: WBE5112.FC8266), black dial and bezel with brown leather strap (model: WBE5110.FC8266), blue dial and bezel with stainless steel bracelet and NATO strap (model: WBE5112.EB0173), and bronze case, brown dial and bezel with brown calfskin strap (model: WBE5191. FC8276)

TAGHeuer NANOGRAPH nano watch (model: CAR5A8K.FT6172)


   The new Calera CalibreHeuer02T tourbillon NANOGRAPH nanometer watch pioneered the application of patented carbon composite spring material, which comprehensively enhances the performance of the built-in movement and the overall watch, leading the industry innovation. The skeletonized dial has a multi-layered structure, decorated with hexagons, and black gold-plated SuperLuminova® fluorescent hands and time markers, ensuring perfect recognition even in dark environments. 12 hours (9 o’clock), 30 minutes (3 o’clock) and the top of the central chronograph seconds hand are neon green dotted for easy readability.

   Carbon composite hairsprings have multiple advantages: lightweight, low-density hairsprings are hardly affected by gravity and vibration; the structure is conducive to promoting concentric oscillations, improving the accuracy of the watch; completely antimagnetic; adapting to temperature changes and aeroelasticity. Carbon composite hairspring not only shocked the traditional watchmaking world, but also enhanced the performance of TAG Heuer models equipped with chronometer-certified movements.

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Making The Pinnacle Of Crafts Tasting Vacheron Constantin Métiers D’ Art Zodiac Legend Series Of The Year Of The Snake Watch

As a part of Chinese traditional culture, the zodiac has been more and more accepted by the world. At the same time, the annual ‘Zodiac Great Conversion’ has also become a design gimmick for many brands. Among them, the watch industry The brand is no exception. In 2013, we ushered in the Chinese Year of the Snake. Vacheron Constantin added an extraordinary member to the Métiers d’Art series. The legend of the Chinese Zodiac. The year is a cycle, one per year, a total of twelve extraordinary timepieces. The first watch to be launched was the “Year of the Snake” watch, which represents the periodicity, temptation and elegance of time. The official model of the 950 platinum model is 86073 / 000P-9752, and the official model of the 18K rose gold model is 86073 / 000R-9751.

   Since its founding in 1755, Vacheron Constantin has always been the leader in exquisite decoration technology, and has been persistent in the pursuit of craftsmanship. It is this enthusiasm that has allowed this watch manufacturer based in Geneva, Switzerland, to demonstrate its core values ​​– including its constant pursuit of superior technology, and its openness and unconditional support for local and foreign artistic expressions around the world .

   China’s paper-cutting art has been classified as a ‘intangible cultural heritage’ by the United Nations. According to the principle of paper-cutting, people cut out twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac on paper. This process needs to make full use of the blank space of the paper to maximize the paper-cutting process. Vacheron Constantin relies on its experienced and extraordinary craftsmen to take up this challenge and apply it to watchmaking. Through the cooperation of sculptors and enamel masters, this chronology of snakes is created in pink gold or Made of platinum, each limited to 12 pieces, available only at Vacheron Constantin stores.

   The leaf pattern on the dial is derived from traditional Chinese images and is directly etched on metal. The pattern uses a semi-embedded design. Through a stage composed of multiple reliefs, it slowly rises from the golden base to create an attractive depth. The rising leaves are as elegant as floating on the dial. Beautiful.

   It only took at least 30 hours to carve the part of the snake scales. Through this creation, the craftsman showed us a tangible artistic vision.

   The serpentine pattern is inlaid in the center of the dial, it is quietly dormant, as if ready to circle out of the sapphire crystal surface at any time, the effect is shocking and lifelike.

   This is followed by the Great Fire Enamel stage. Only a handful of artisans have mastered this technology invented in Geneva. By using several layers of enamel, the enamel master further enhances the visual expression of the blue or bronze dial. When the enamel dial is fired in a kiln at about 800 to 900 degrees Celsius, the color and response can still be tightly controlled, which requires a specific reasoning judgment, a technology that takes years to master. Then, before the last firing process, the last layer of enamel should be applied to give the dial a shiny glass texture and make the flower pattern more visible.

   The Year of the Snake is the first timepiece of the Métiers d’ Art Chinese Zodiac Legend series watch, giving a unique soul to a watch with the Geneva Seal. The watch has four windows to display the hour, minute, day of the week and date. The first two displays are sliding, while the latter two are skipped, each appearing through four windows around the central dial pattern.

   Métiers d’ Art Chinese Legendary Zodiac Series watches owe their superior craftsmanship to the 2460 G4 movement. Vacheron Constantin inherits its long tradition of designing with many original display functions. The self-winding mechanical movement used by the watch vibrates at 28,800 times per hour. It has a rotor made of 22K gold and decorated with vibrant geometry. Pattern, inspired by the brand’s historic symbol, the cross shape of Malta. All parts have been specially polished to meet the exacting requirements of the Geneva Seal. The Geneva Seal was created in 1886 and is one of the most demanding signs of fine watchmaking. It is world-renowned. This year marks the 125th anniversary of the Geneva Seal, and the original 12 guidelines have been updated. The new Geneva mark has been extended from the movement to the entire watch.

Summary: This watch can be called a top watch in terms of craftsmanship and perfect mechanical structure, but the limited number of 12 pieces each seems to have turned it into a myth. At the same time, I am afraid that we can only admire the pictures. In fact, whether such a watch is a marketing gimmick or a heritage of ancient craftsmanship, it shows us that human beings in the watchmaking industry continue to move forward without giving up the most traditional watchmaking concepts. It is precisely because of this that many brands can be invincible in many competing products.

950 platinum watch details:
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18K rose gold watch details:
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