The Piaget Altiplano 900p Was Awarded The ‘best Watch Of 2014’

On October 24, 2014, in Geneva, Piaget won the first prize of the ‘Best Watch 2014’ by Montres Passion magazine for its Altiplano 900P, the world’s thinnest mechanical watch. . One year after winning the same award with the Altiplano Date 40mm automatic watch, Piaget continued to become the undisputed master of watchmaking in the ultra-thin watch industry.

Win by style

   At the ‘Watch of the Year’ evening hosted by Piaget, the brand’s sense of pride exploded. This year marks the 140th anniversary of Piaget and also witnessed how Piaget’s expertise in ultra-thin watchmaking has once again become the most prestigious brand One of the features. Piaget has won this award for two consecutive years with its Altiplano watch, which moves beyond the ultra-thin limit. It is the first in the complex watchmaking industry and has become a leader in ultra-thin watchmaking.

Ultimate record

   Selected as the ‘Best Watch of 2014’, the Altiplano 900P ultra-thin watch condenses the painstaking efforts of the brand in the field of watchmaking, history and humanities. In fact, in order to match the brand’s consecutive championship awards, Piaget’s two integrated watchmaking workshops in La Côte-aux-Fées and Plan-les-Ouate were developed after 3 years of research and development. An ambitious project like the Altiplano 900P. It is neither a movement nor a case. Instead, it fuses the two into one, and uses the bottom of the case as the main splint. This new watch structure design enables Piaget to set an ultimate ultra-thin record in the field of mechanical watches with a watch that is only 3.65 mm thick.

   Watchmakers, watchmakers and designers work closely together at any time. Any technical choices will have an impact on the design and even change the original design.

Slim and elegant

   In addition to continuous technical exploration, the Altiplano 900P luxury watch’s time-honored elegant design also impressed the jury. Piaget uses the classic design elements of this series to show the delicate and complicated mechanical beauty on the dial side of the watch. And pure simplicity and contrasting design make this world’s thinnest mechanical watch even more perfect.

   Montres Passion’s award to Piaget marked the end of the 140th anniversary of the brand. During the 140 years of brand development, Piaget has always practiced the founder’s motto: ‘Always do better than required better’.

Celebrity Limited Solitary Product Climton Series Perpetual Calendar Watch

In the face of the complex functions of watches and clocks and the challenges of precision machinery, they have been constantly pushing the evolution and progress of the entire industry. This year, Baume & Mercier It has also achieved a breakthrough of the peak craftsmanship, and launched a Crichton series large complex watch with perpetual calendar function. Each year, the Baume & Mercier Crichton series regularly launches an exclusive limited edition orphanage to witness the brand’s outstanding achievements in the field of supercomplex functions. Earlier models such as flying tourbillons and five-minute timekeeping have been launched. The editor of this article will share this new limited edition orphan masterpiece with you, and experience the century-old traditional watchmaking technology and heritage. (Official watch model: MOA10306)

Thinking about the most beautiful art of time

Baume & Mercier Perpetual Calendar Watch Model: MOA10306
 The creation of watches with large complex functions requires a rigorous attitude. Baume & Mercier’s watchmaking workshop in Ubrunet, Switzerland has a set of skilled watchmaking processes. The assembly of every small part will be in the hands of a professional watchmaker. The highest standards are implemented to ensure perfect results. This perpetual calendar watch is a big challenge to test the structural design and micro-technology, which fully demonstrates the superb craftsmanship of the century-old watchmaking.

18K Red Gold Creates a Precious Case
 
The watch is made of luxurious 18K red gold material, with a diameter of 42mm. It has a low-key elegant reading and display design. The anti-glare sapphire crystal glass clearly reads the information on the dial, and the arc-shaped silvery milky white The dial is elegant and noble, with 18K red gold rivet-type numerals and engraving, it is beautiful, and the blue steel hands also make the calendar function more prominent. The date is displayed at 3 o’clock, the day of the week is displayed at 9 o’clock, and the month and leap year cycles are set at 12 o’clock.

Complication dial
 In addition to the date and time display, the charming moon phase display fully shows the amazing astronomical mystery. It can automatically calculate the period of different months and leap years according to the time, that is, according to the 31 days, 30 days, or 28 days of the Gregorian calendar. And automatic adjustment every four years on February 29, which is a big mechanical challenge for watchmakers.

Beautiful curved case, diameter 42mm

Crown
 The simple contours and smooth lines of the watch highlight the unique style of Baume & Mercier watch. Every delicate design detail also shows an unparalleled balance of beauty. The timeless and elegant style is also reflected in the black alligator strap and 18
 K red gold pin buckle design.

Vaucher 5401 automatic movement
 Another surprise of this Cretton series perpetual calendar watch is the beauty of the movement of the case back. Through sapphire crystal glass, you can admire the movement that represents the fine watch decoration process. This movement is from Dubois The Vaucher 5401 self-winding movement, developed from Depraz 5100, has a frequency of 21’600 vibrations per hour and a 48-hour power reserve. The watchmaker is also true to the tradition of watchmaking arts. The movement’s splint bridge is decorated with Geneva ornamentation, the chassis motherboard is decorated with circular ornamentation and blue steel screws, and the miniature rotor design makes the movement thinner. The miniature oscillating weight is also retouched with the brand’s Phi logo and snail pattern.

Summary: This large and complex perpetual calendar watch, which represents the watchmaking process of Baume & Mercier, not only shows the classic elements of the brand, but also has a sense of innovation and modern fashion. If worn on the wrist, it will naturally become an integral part of the wearer. Due to the limited number of watches, the number of watches is extremely limited, which needs to be scheduled for sale. The domestic reference price is RMB 163,000.