The charm of the golden watch is that it can show both taste and taste, and many watch factories and brands choose the ‘popular’ style of tourbillon when creating watches, so Cartier calibre The de cartier watch was born. 42 mm case, made of stainless steel and 18k rose gold, equipped with Cartier 1904-ps mc automatic winding movement. The silver-white dial is slightly pearlescent, with a unique combination of Roman numerals and geometrical luminous hours, which is the personality of gold.
Twin brothers on steel watch
In the watch industry, when it comes to ‘popularity’, it is always inevitable to put a quotation mark. For example, in recent years, tourbillons have become popular. Watchmakers do tourbillons without knowing what to do; watch editors write tourbillons when they ca n’t think of a topic; customers buy other tourbillons when they do n’t think about it— In terms of production, tourbillon watches actually only occupy a small share of the entire watch market. Although it is popular, the product itself is never popular.
Any product that can be popular is either a new thing that quickly disappears after infinite scenery, or a classic that never goes out of style. Although I am not an expert in the history of watches and clocks, I can also judge that gold watches are not in the former category. According to my personal experience on the auction floor, the earliest inter-gold watches can be traced back to the 1940s. It was the era when men’s watches were gradually shaped and the contemporary features of watches began to show. At that time, there were a large number of manufacturers of gold watches. Among them, the most influential and the most appreciable output was Rolex’s ref. 2940 small three-hand watch and ref.3372 large three-hand watch. They used Rolex’s iconic ‘oyster’-oyster case and ‘bubble back-‘ the back of the bubble back, plus the gold design that was later called ‘rolesor’ by the factory. It’s hard not to be a classic. It is very likely that it is precisely because of Rolex’s efforts that the gold watch is enduring.
According to the thinking habits of modern people, it is easy for us to preconceive the gold watch as a combination of steel and gold watches, thinking that it will appear very late. However, in fact, the gold watch and the steel watch appear on the front and rear feet. They are all juniors of the gold watch. Even if they are related, they are only cousins, not father and son. Stainless steel entered the stage of history at the beginning of the last century. It was not patented and mass-produced until 1916, and it will take several years to make watches. Some people say that stainless steel is the greatest invention of the 20th century. It makes Europeans not have to eat rice even if they ca n’t afford silver tableware. Its significance is far better than today’s touch-screen mobile phones, android systems, and somatosensory games.
Since the 1930s, stainless steel has begun to enter the field of watchmaking, to be precise, into the field of watch manufacturing, and pocket watches are permanently sealed in the memory of k gold. The transformation of stainless steel to watches is just like today’s high-tech ceramics. It is slow and firm, and there is a gradual process of adaptation. Compared with k-gold, which has a history of thousands of years of application, stainless steel is a completely new thing. It emerged from a rapidly developing industrialized society, lacking the nobility and luxury of nobles, and was replaced by the simplicity, high yield and cheapness of industrial products. People who are also in the process of industrialization have not neglected it because of this, but highly appreciated this novel and unique material. The huge advantages in terms of price and output eventually completely changed people’s aesthetics, and stainless steel also replaced k-gold, making it the material of choice for watches.
In addition to the pure stainless steel watch, there is also a style of stainless steel and k gold material used to win praise. At that time, there was no so-called ‘assemblage’ concept in the clothing industry, and there was no sign of it. Therefore, we must not say that watches were influenced by the clothing industry. However, the popularity of the golden watch is not without trace. A beverage that is rapidly heating up in social occasions is regarded as having some kind of internal connection with the popularity of the golden watch. This kind of beverage is ‘cocktail’-a cocktail.
Literally understand the meaning of ‘cock tail’. When people truncate the tail of a hybrid horse to make it look like a cock tail, the cocktail also has the meaning of a non-pure horse. Cocktails This mixed drink is also named after it. Prior to the 1920s, the word cocktail meant to ‘degrade pure materials with impurities’, which is by no means ambiguous; after the 1920s, the situation changed dramatically and people began to appreciate the processing Treated articles, artificial products with other substances added to natural materials are considered more fashionable. This concept has led to the popularity of artificial pearls, cosmetics and cocktails, and the awareness of gold watches has increased dramatically since then.
The temptation of real money
As mentioned earlier, the gold watch has appeared more than half a century ago, and it is still one of the most popular varieties on the market today. Despite the continuous emergence of various high-tech materials in recent years, the style of Jianjin has continued to increase, especially in the Chinese market.
Generally speaking, those who choose to use gold are all popular classics from well-known brands. That is to say, after a series of stainless steel models are launched, there is still potential to be tapped. The market gap left by the spread of the k-gold series. I don’t want to say that readers can guess that the most skilled companies that run this seemingly non-technical method are still Rolex. The same style and the same movement do not need to add any complicated functions. As long as the precious metal material is added, the grade of the product naturally increases by a ladder, but the price is much cheaper than the gold watch.
I noticed that there is no corresponding word in English or French for ‘Jianjin Watch’ or ‘Jianjin Watch’. In other words, this expression method different from ‘gold and steel watch’ is original to the Chinese, as well as ‘gold and silver’ between gold and stainless steel, and ‘steel king’ with platinum in the outer ring of the case, which have Chinese cultural characteristics All the names are in accordance with the principles of Sindaya. The emphasis is on gold, not steel. Even if only a small amount is used, the gold watch is more inclined to gold watch in terms of aesthetics and connotation, and its value is by no means comparable to ordinary steel watches. This is probably the main reason for its popularity in the Chinese world.
At present, the common gold watches on the market are still those brands: Omega, Rolex, Cartier, Longines, Tudor, plus new models launched by TAG Heuer and Raymond Weil These works are all self-winding models, with complicated functions but annual calendars. The pricing is basically below 100,000 yuan, which is suitable for matching with less casual clothing. Although not necessarily designed for the Chinese market, the Chinese will definitely be tempted when they see it. If you’re still hesitating about choosing a day watch, you might want to check out the style you like.