July 8, 2010, Brassus, Switzerland-In the traditional holidays of the Swiss watchmaking industry, the versatile music giant Quincy Jones is at Murphy’s chief executive officer Murphy Accompanied by Mr. Philippe Merk, he visited the Audemars Piguet watch factory. This legendary musician with a deep relationship with Audemars Piguet watched and discovered the extensive and profound watchmaking culture of Audemars Piguet as a pioneer in watchmaking, and witnessed the limited edition Millenary Quincy Jones watch with the same name as himself. The mystery of making.
Quincy Jones expressed his feelings when visiting the Audemars Piguet watch factory: ‘The superb skills shown by the watchmakers of the Audemars Piguet watch factory are very impressive. They are not only great creators but also passionate artists Just like those talented people who have worked with me on music. ‘Mr. Murphy, Chief Executive Officer of Audemars Piguet Group said,’ Quincy Jones is not only a talented artist and producer, but also a man with a broad mind. He is admirable for his great cause that he has overcome through all kinds of difficulties, and his noble character is even more convincing. He has taught us an important lesson in life. ‘Superb skills and artistic enthusiasm, the same attitude will Legendary musicians are closely associated with Audemars Piguet. Just like Audemars Piguet’s magnificent watchmaking history with 135 years of uninterrupted efforts, Quincy Jones has made the history of world pop music for decades.
Audemars Piguet collaborates with the extraordinary music giant to launch the Q project. The plan is to appeal to politicians and the general public to care for the creative expression of young people, and to give them the necessary support and assistance to enable them to realize their potential. The core element of the Q plan is the Q International Awards hosted by Audemars Piguet, which is awarded to celebrities or social organizations who have made significant contributions in protecting the rights and interests of children. A portion of the sales of the new Millenary Millennium Quincy Jones Watch will be donated to the Quincy Jones Foundation.
To pay tribute to this outstanding musician, Audemars Piguet has reinterpreted its signature Millenary millennium series with its modern features, creating a distinctive horizontal oval case in black steel. Some surfaces, such as the middle layer of the case, are polished with a matte finish; other surfaces, such as the bezel and the front of the lugs, are polished with a bright finish to make its layering stand out. The design of the case is subtle and intricately decorated with crisscross matte polishing. The glossy, polished caseback is engraved with the signature of Quincy Jones and the words Millenary Quincy Jones – Limited Edition. Limited editions of 500 watches are issued worldwide. The Millennium Quincy Jones watch is equipped with a black leather strap with a black steel AP folding clasp that echoes the case. The Millennium Quincy Jones watch inherits the eccentric dial unique to the Millennium series, and it is also a sign that connoisseurs can recognize the famous door at a glance. The outer edge of the dial outlines a slender outer ring, and the bright black surface is set off by small and gradually increasing white gold Roman numerals, which is reminiscent of the overnight music performance in the New York Jazz Club. The Millennium Quincy Jones watch is based on black, and uses its rich depth to create a striking contrast. The ingenious key pattern decoration surrounds the hour and minute display dial. The lifelike keys are like jazz music played live, and the rhythm is brisk. Above the surface.
The Millenary Millennium Quincy Jones watch is equipped with a Cal. 3120 automatic winding movement exclusively designed, developed and manufactured by Audemars Piguet. At present, Audemars Piguet watches range from the classic Jules Audemars watch to the Royal Oak sports watch and the Millenary millennium series with a modern atmosphere, all with watches equipped with Cal. 3120 movement. This movement has been continuously improved, and its movement accuracy is outstanding. The horizontal-to-horizontal balance wheel bridge plate has better shockproof effect. The direct-driven central seconds hand prevents chattering when the seconds hand moves.
The adjustable weight balance is equipped with eight small weights, which makes the adjustment of the movement more accurate and stable, and can maintain stability for a long time. In addition, in order to make the wearer more comfortable, the Cal.3120 movement has the function of instant date change and quick adjustment, and has a power reserve of up to 60 hours. When the wearer pulls out the crown to the set time position, the stop-second device can be activated, and the second hand will stand still immediately, making the time adjustment more convenient.
However, the finishing touch of Cal.3120 movement is its delicate manufacturing process. The movement components are hand-assembled at the Le Brassus watch factory, ensuring excellent quality throughout the production and precision decoration process. The bridges are carefully chamfered and polished to give a sharp and shiny ridge. The edges of the ruby assembly hole are polished with diamonds, the wheel arms of the gears are chamfered, and the edges and surfaces are polished with diamonds. The grooves of the screws are chamfered. All decorations are done by hand, polished on both sides of the machine with pearl dots, and the bridge is decorated with Geneva waves. The 22K gold plate made of gold bullion is engraved with the words AP and Audemars and Piguet family crests.