October 21 at the Armory Museum will open the exhibition “500 years of European horology”. This exhibition is organized by the hours of the Moscow Kremlin Museums Foundation, together with Fine watchmaking.
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Danish watch brand with the name of Zen Obaku introduces two new series. This wristwatch V137 and V139, created by the famous Danish designer Christian Mikkelsenom.
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Once in ancient times the hours were only used to determine the time. Later in an era of electronic clocks scientists have been able to extend their functionality. Now the market of gadgets you can see the hours that we had to imagine they could not. For example, watch with a built-in MP4-player and other functions.
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Recently, the inventors do not cease to surprise us with unusual devices and the clock. Recently, there have presented new public hours, which are made in the form of an ordinary film. Film cameras have long since gone out of fashion and they were replaced by digital, but still there are people who just love film cameras. There are even those who still make them pictures. So, most likely, these hours will approach those people who love the old and nostalgic. Everything else, they look quite nice and, of course, all guests enjoy your home. These clocks gadgets over time can be only a reminder of how time flies inexorably forward, and technology is constantly evolving. It is possible that a few years will go clock-gadget in the form of modern technology: Ipod, plates, etc. Pending watch capable of displaying not only time but also the current date. Of course, all your settings and preferences can easily change and lost control in this model could even not suited to man.
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Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
New York June 15
The main interest of the first summer auction in New York represent the hours after the 250 th anniversary of Breguet – 1747-1997 Breguet 250th Anniversary. These supercomplex clocks were created by individual order in 1997. Model in a platinum 40-mm package has the following complications: minute repeater, tourbillon, perpetual calendar with retrograde date and “bouncing” the hour. As a result, trading their initial price of $ 200,000 increased to $ 417,500.
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The founder of the jewelry and watchmaking house de Grisogono Fawaz Gruosi decided to make the year of his taking office, a full owner of watchmaking art lovers will remember for a long time. In addition to brilliant hours Otturatore, which we described in the previous issue, he presented no less paradoxical model Meccanico dG – the first mechanical watch with a digital display is not distinguishable from displays of digital clocks.
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Why are we getting into the house interior long hours, their requirements are so high, like a car? How should ideally perceive the exact course and at the same time want to watch more certainly had complications, conjures up thoughts of the eternal, like the moon or the zodiacal calendar? And we dream to watch without fail, not only repulsed the time, but also knew how to play melodies – not anyhow, but demand purity and depth of sound like a guitar, violin or cello. We should be happy not only design and color of the body, but also an ideal intricate inlay.
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