The Swiss luxury watch brand Piaget known for its ultra-thin movement exhibited its 2011 SIHH excellent Altiplano series in Taichung from August 4 to 8.
In addition to the classic ultra-thin series equipped with 430P movement, the new watch models with 1208P automatic movement were also launched in Taiwan. Piaget R & D expertise in the field of ultra-thin movement in reaching new initiatives, more than half a century in time, not only wrote a few pages in the history of clocks fantastic chapter, but also laid a brand research and development in the leading position in ultra-thin movement. In 1957, Piaget was first to introduce the thinnest manual-winding mechanical movement 9P (thickness of only 2mm). Two years later, the third generation descendant of Piaget Mr. Valentin Piaget to 12P movement patented, and in 1960 the market for ultra-thin self-winding watch to write an important milestone. R & D 29 the Piaget of movement, of which 17 for the ultra-thin models. If the theory of carrying on the Altiplano series of movements of the two most attention in recent years, the non-1998 430P (thickness 2.1 mm) and the 2007 advent of 830P (thickness 2.5 mm) must go. 2010, to celebrate the launch of the legendary 50th anniversary of the movement 12P, Piaget introduced 1208P (hours, minutes and small second hand) movement, While the world’s thinnest automatic mechanical movement thickness of only 2.35 mm, is a record , while carrying only 5.25 mm in thickness of the new Piaget of Altiplano 43 mm case, the thinnest watch record.
The Altiplano series was first introduced in 1998. Inspired by the South America elegant and magnificent Altiplano plateau, its name echoes the origin and design features of this series. From round or square clear lines of ultra-thin case, the simple design of the dial, slender pointer, as well as the time scale or Roman numerals Barton, Piaget Altiplano watches are unfolding unique style, not for old time reminders. With the world-famous professional skills and unique aesthetic design, Piaget Altiplano watch get the general public and experts of all ages, over the years received numerous awards, including the 2003 design awards Geneva Watch Awards, hailed as the most worthy of more watch collectors pass on one of the classic design. Altiplano watch series, available in men’s watches, precious metals are making the case, and aesthetic point of view inlaid precious stones. Adhering to the Piaget making traditional ultra-thin watch brand was later inspired by the Altiplano watch or record for the concept development of its numerous unique outstanding watch models, such as Piaget Altiplano Double-Jeu and Piaget Altiplano with fingerprint watch. In addition, Altiplano watch the brand of excellence in technology to do more to explore anything, including enamel paint, skeleton movement production and precious stones inlaid in the skeleton movement and other extraordinary skills are excellent top watchmaking Piaget proof. In 2011, Piaget of further improvement of the symbolic significance of the Altiplano series, presents a new style, and consolidate the Altiplano series in the ultra-thin timepieces leadership.
This year is the 30th anniversary of Bao Hongtang watch company. And it is the place to exhibit the Piaget Altiplano series. Taipei in 1980 to enter the fine watch retailers, uphold the excellent service and providing customers a quality environment, and gradually advanced watches in the retail channel in the budding, but in 2001, and set up the second of Taichung David Tong Po watch, a round watch shop founder Mr. Chen Qiutang people “back to his hometown to open the watch store was born,” the dream. Synchronized with the global market and international commodity specifications, deep plowing in Taiwan’s top customer layer. The occasion of the thirtieth anniversary, David Tong Po Taichung five-power flagship store opened Baohong Church for future generations of the road, to create a new vision of the traditional table stores path and specifications, moving toward the next milestone, and Piaget Altiplano series by innovation technology continues to self-break, but keep the core coincides with the classical tradition of the brand. Thus, Piaget David Tong Bao together, invite people and top collectors come to taste the top thin appreciation process, watch the exquisite taste of Piaget extraordinary and timeless family heirlooms.