Two Pieces Of Watch News

#1    200-year-old strap

A few days ago, the famous foreign watch media Revolution cooperated with IWC to create a pilot 36mm special edition watch based on Mark 11.

The size of this watch is 36mm * 10.4mm, with a matte bronze case, titanium alloy cover, sapphire crystal, and some pointers are covered with SuperLuminova luminous materials.

Its strap is also very special, made by British shoemaker George Cleverley with 200 years of Russian reindeer skin. The reindeer skin was made in Russia in 1785, but it was stormed in the sea and sank into the sea and has been buried for more than 200 years. It has been excavated and made into these straps, which is of historical value.

The watch uses the 35111 calibers of the IWC, with 25 jewels, a vibration frequency of 28,800 mph, and a 42-hour moving reserve. It is limited to 150 pieces and sells for about 30,000 yuan.

#2 What is the value of Hermes?

In order to warm up the Geneva show in 2019, Hermès launched the new Arceau 78. “78” stands for the birth year of the Arceau series in 1978, when Henry de Origny, the artistic director of Hermès, inspired the horse to design an asymmetrical ear with italic Arabic numerals that symbolize the horse’s brisk pace. Create the famous Arceau collection from Hermès. This is also the most recognizable Hermès watch in addition to the “H” series.

The Arceau 78 also retains the signature asymmetric lugs and italic Arabic numerals, 40mm in size, with matte-finished stainless steel blasted bezel, a grained grey dial and a creamy hour markers. And the willow pointer, the texture is very delicate.

The fly in the ointment is that the quartz movement is used internally and the price is about 20,000 yuan.