The night sky is strewn with stars, and the silvery moonlight is nostalgic for this dark night, and people have constantly wondered about it. The deep night sky always reveals a mysterious atmosphere, like the calm deep sea, which can’t stir the waves, the universe transferred by the stars is yearning and awe-inspiring. Human beings have never ceased to explore the universe, and legends about the Milky Way galaxy have been passed down through the ages. Today, this star has turned into time, incarnate into clocks, and has wonderful pictures as time goes by. The great creation is a masterpiece of art. Below, the editor takes you to the world of stars, looking for you from the stars.
Patek Philippe 5102 Series 5102PR Watch
Super-complex chronograph, automatic, 43.1 mm, 950 platinum-18k rose gold. Reference price: Estimated at about RMB 2,704,700.
Due to the accumulation of extraordinary professional watchmaking knowledge and craftsmanship, although a Patek Philippe is expensive, its value remains the same, and it even adds value. It is a precious treasure that exists in the present and benefits the future. Many of Patek Philippe’s models have long become a model of timepieces, and the auction price record is constantly refreshed at auctions. They have an irreplaceable position in the minds of collectors, especially their unique emotional value. Patek Philippe watches are treasures to be passed down from generation to generation.
The Patek Philippe 5102 series 5102PR watch inherits the design of the starry sky of 5002. It moves the beautiful bright night sky above the dial. The mysterious sky is dotted with stars and the moon, making people fascinated and infinitely imaginative. The counterclockwise northern hemisphere star sky map accurately shows the northern hemisphere night sky, and can clearly show the movement of the stars, the moon phase profit and loss, and the moon’s trajectory. The case is engraved with the unique Patek Philippe logo, exquisite and beautiful. The crown used to wind the watch and adjust the time is located at 2 o’clock, and you can set the time by rotating it in any direction. At 4 o’clock, the platinum crown of the watch is mainly used to adjust the moon phase and the starry sky chart. Pull out the crown and turn it clockwise to set the moon phase. Rotate the crown to align the full moon with the letter ‘S’ to help you determine Correct orientation.
This watch is equipped with a cal.240LUCU automatic winding movement, which is an improvement from Patek Philippe’s classic cal.240. It is designed with an eccentric mini-rotor in 22K gold and consists of 315 parts. The frequency is 21600 times per hour. .
Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-VousCelestial Dating Star Watch
Jaeger-LeCoultre date series: Lapis lazuli dial with hand carved and diamond decoration, real-time astronomical display over time. The reference price is 434,000 yuan.
The watchmakers of Jaeger-LeCoultre seem to be the most able to read romance and beauty. This date series watch is fascinating at first sight and cannot help falling in love with the mysterious and beautiful starry sky. The Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-VousCelestial dating watch shines like a starry sky, with brilliant diamonds extending from the case to the crown and bezel, and finally placed on the corolla composed of digital hour markers; the dial’s affection shows the beauty of rare craftsmanship, while not Clear display that affects time and performance. The slender and graceful digital hour markers have become one of the series’ signs. Its pure contemporary style and the rounded crescent moon carved curve harmoniously reflect the ancient tradition of hand-carved patterns covered with transparent blue paint.
In order to show the astronomical theme vividly, the dial also has a constellation calendar, and the month indication corresponds to the constellation throughout the year. The annual calendar is used to adjust the display system and time measurement. A beautiful diamond is set upside down on the second crown. Just rotate it gently, and you are happy to rotate the starry sky to personalize the constellation.
The watch is equipped with a Jaeger-LeCoultre 809 self-winding mechanical movement that rotates the starry sky at a speed of 23 hours, 56 minutes, and 04 seconds. It is subtle and difficult to detect. The back of the case is an ode to the craftsmanship of the movement. It has a movement of 230 parts. It has been meticulously decorated with high-end traditional watchmaking craftsmanship and presents the spectacle of precision mechanical technology. The sun-patterned autotor has the same beauty as the dial carving.
Van Cleef & Arpels MidnightPlanétariumPoeticComplication
Van Cleef & Arpels, a poetic complication watch, six planets orbiting the sun in real time, automatic, 44 mm, rose gold material, reference price is not available.
The Van Cleef & Arpels Midnight Planétarium Poetic Complication watch has won admiration with its unique design. The watch’s dial outlines miniature images of six planets orbiting the sun in real time. VanCleef & Arpels uses unparalleled jewellery craftsmanship to carve six planets with carefully selected hard gems: turquoise for the earth; serpentine for Mercury; dark green jade into Venus; red jasper for Mars; blue Agate becomes Jupiter; Cedar interprets Saturn. Earth and the visible Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn are driven by automatic winding mechanical movements around the sun.
Each gem is hand-carved into colored spheres of different sizes, and then accurately distributed around the rose gold sun, which has the beauty of a pearl jade plate. Each gemstone planet and rose gold meteor lay on a gold-dust glass dial, the latter of which is deep in blue light, and outlines concentric trajectories that are progressive like ripples. Gem craftsmen select extraordinary gems of the highest quality with unrivaled patience and ingenuity, and carefully sculpt the dial and the planet to bring this watch to lifelike beauty, blending fine jewelry with watchmaking craftsmanship.
The date, month and year of the watch can be set with two buttons and displayed through two display windows on the dial. This elegant watch combines multiple functions with a poetic invitation, reminding the wearer to celebrate his luck. In addition, the wearer can mark the lucky day of his choice on the calendar scale circle by the red triangle mark on the rotating bezel. On that day, the earth will move under the stars engraved on the sapphire crystal, symbolizing the advent of luck.
IWC Tourbillon Portuguese TSidérale ScafusiaIW5041 watch
The Portuguese Sidérale Scafusia watch, with its complex features and creative sky design, displays hours, tourbillons, sunrise and sunset times, and star time, etc., 46 mm, manually wound. The reference price is RMB 6,000,000.
Viewing the watch from the front, this is a typical extraordinary Portuguese timepiece with a dial in dark grey and decorated with warp and weft graphics. The 24-hour display is located at twelve o’clock, and the power reserve display is located between 4 and 5 o’clock, drawing a curved arc. The tourbillon is part of the extremely visible craftsmanship on the dial. Through the tourbillon, you can vaguely appreciate the complex craftsmanship inside.
Turning over the case back, this became a masterpiece of astronomical instruments. The inside of the watch also marks a major milestone in the history of fine watchmaking. The watch is equipped with a 94900 manual winding movement independently developed by IWC and is cleverly combined with an astronomical module. The Portuguese Sidérale Scafusia watch presents a starry and romantic night sky scene, while cooperating with precise technical specifications, and integrating sophisticated watchmaking skills into simple operations, exquisite workmanship. The rotating star chart can show 500 to 1,000 stars, and each point represents a real star. Different arrows show sunrise and sunset and star time, respectively, and these times are calculated independently according to the selected location.
The watch can display the sky view from a specific point of the earth, the apparent orbit of the sun throughout the year, and the celestial equator, and combine many complex devices, including perpetual calendar, actual days throughout the year, sunrise and sunset times, and solar time Hours and stars: Two red triangular hands set on the outer circle of 24 hours, showing the time of sunrise and sunset; yellow arrows with a star symbol indicate the time on the 24-hour circle, reading the time from the inner circle; The red arrow indicates the average solar time on the 24-hour circle, reading time from the outer circle. Another feature of the sky is that the color of the starry sky can be changed from blue to gray between day and night. This change is achieved through two filters. This type of mirror allows only specific light to enter.
(The timing of these watches is quite complicated. The principle involves not only clock knowledge, but also a lot of astronomy and geography knowledge. Interested friends can continue to explore under the guidance of professionals.)
Summary: When I was a kid, I always looked up at the starry sky and saw a meteor cut through the night’s quietness, leaving a beautiful arc in the air, and then disappearing into the sky, I will not know Unconsciously immersed in that fantasy thought, eager to know what secrets are hidden in this dark background. Since ancient times, there are countless myths and legends about stars and the universe, and contemporary people’s exploration of external space has never stopped. Today’s watch design masters have integrated this 10,000-star shining galaxy into the exquisite case. In the world, the stars are turned into time, and the sky on the wrist is truly realized. The light and shadow of time are full of romance, mystery, magic, fantasy … (picture / text watch home Li Shuai)