Hermes Launches Arceau Temps Suspendu Watch

[Special Report from Watch House Basel] On April 25, 2013, the annual watch industry event Basel International Watch Fair kicked off. The watch house team went to Switzerland. Bring the report of the exhibition to everyone at the front.

 The Arceau watch was originally proposed by Henri d’Origny in 1978. It was a project developed in Geneva in cooperation with Agenhor, and it was also jointly developed by its founder Jean-Marc Wiederrecht. Big experts in the field of time flyback instructions.

Hermes Arceau Temps Suspendu is a retrospective proposed by Henri d’Origny in 1978. After 23 years of watchmaking development, this watch containing the ultimate essence of Hermes Hermes is finally available.

Matte light brown or black alligator leather strap, 750 rose gold or 316L case, can be equipped with herringbone printed silver-white dial, or herringbone printed black.

With hour, minute, and calendar functions, classic Arabic numeral time scale, calendar hands at 5 o’clock, 12 o’clock is the pause time zone, power reserve is 42 hours, and waterproof depth is 30 meters. Limited edition of 174 rose gold.

This watch only needs to press the button at 9 o’clock to stop the hour and minute hands at noon, thereby completely hiding the date hand. Although the displayed time is paused, the watch uses a triple flyback system ( The world’s first), which allows the internal movement to maintain normal time operation, and as long as the button at 9 o’clock is pressed again, the hour and minute hands with 360 ° callback function can return to the normal time display. It’s like a show, with only the main character performing in the foreground, while the orchestra in the background is still moving.

Two minutes, three hours, five days, or a few weeks later, at any time if you want, just press that button again to stop the pause and resume normal time. This technology involves a triple flyback system, including two 360-degree rotation functions (hour and minute hands), which is extremely impressive, and it is also the first in the world to have two exclusive patent protections. Watch.

Summary: At the 2011 Baselworld Baselworld, Hermès CEO Luc Perramond grandly launched Hermès new watch: Arceau Temps Suspendu. This unique watch simply presses the button at 9 o’clock to stop the hour and minute hands at noon, pausing the displayed time perfectly, while the time of the internal mechanism continues to maintain the standard time normally. This is also the first watch in the world with two exclusive patent protections.

The pictures and information collected by the reporting team in front of the Watch House will be uploaded to the special topics in Basel, so stay tuned.

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