Introduction Of The New Mille Miglia Chronograph By Chopard

Mille Miglia Antique Car Competition
Chopard co-president Karl-Friedrich Scheufele and car Ferrari
   In 1988, Chopard sponsored the prestigious Mille Miglia antique car competition for the first time, and in the same year launched the iconic Chopard Mille Miglia CHRONOGRAPH sports watch. Since then, the brand has launched new Mille Miglia series every year, such as the special commemorative edition of the Mille Miglia watch in 1998, the Mille Miglia 2006 Gran Turismo XL watch in 2006, etc., in order to pay tribute to the annual antique car competition of the same name. In 2011, Chopard was no exception, releasing the new Mille Miglia GT XL Chrono 2011 chronograph watch.
New Mille Miglia GT XL Chrono 2011 Chronograph
New Mille Miglia GT XL Chrono 2011 Chronograph
New Mille Miglia GT XL Chrono 2011 Chronograph
    The new watch uses a natural rubber strap decorated with Dunlop racing tire patterns from the 1960s and a 44 mm case. The case is divided into stainless steel and 18k rose gold. The dazzling bezel is equipped with a tachometer. The crown is decorated with the famous Mille Miglia arrow logo, and the two reflect each other. The sapphire crystal glass is particularly special, with a magnifying glass function, and printed with 6 o’clock and 12 o’clock black numbers. Under the watch is a retro-style dial that bears the time display. The dial has inherited the characteristics of the Mille Miglia watch. The unique slender figures, not only that, the decorative machine-engraved pattern is also reminiscent of the dashboard of an antique car, and its black background just sets off the silver at 12 o’clock, 6 o’clock, and 9 o’clock and 3 o’clock. Swirls cut out minutes, hours, small seconds and a circular calendar window. In addition, the watch is coated with Superluminova’s rhodium-plated hour and minute hands and hour markers (18k rose gold with gold hour, minute and time hands) and rhodium-plated central chronograph seconds hand (18k rose gold with gold central chronograph seconds hand) It also forms a distinctive modern style, and the black and red minute scale circles around the time scale are not meaningful, echoing the iconic legendary race that travels between Brescia and Rome, Italy, and attracts the world’s best antique racing cars. colour.
   In terms of power, through the transparent caseback with the arrow logo and the ‘Limited Edition’ and ‘Brescia-Rome-Brescia’ words, you can fully enjoy the charming vibration of the automatic mechanical movement 28,800 times per hour. Can provide a watch with a power reserve of about 46 hours. In addition, the watch is equipped with a stop-second device, which can make the time adjustment to the second. Another 100 meters water resistance. Limited edition of 2011 in stainless steel and 250 pieces in 18k rose gold.

Basketball Promotes Solidarity Iwc And Lawrence Sports Charity Foundation Visit Cyprus

On December 1, 2016, IWC and the Lawrence Sports Foundation visited Cyprus to celebrate with American sports legend Tamika Catchings and Cypriot student Eleni Partakki (winner of last year’s children’s drawing competition). Eleni Partakki’s work showcases boys and girls playing football happily. This award-winning painting is engraved on the bottom of the special edition of the Portofino Moon Phase Automatic 37 ‘Lawrence Sports Charity Foundation’.

IWC and the Lawrence Sports Charity Foundation visited Cyprus to celebrate with American sports legend Tamika Catchings and Cypriot student Eleni Partakki (winner of last year’s children’s drawing competition).

   Tamika Catchings, one of the greatest players in American sports legend and WNBA history, fought side by side with Eleni Partakki on the basketball court, celebrating the latter’s award-winning children’s drawing competition on the theme of ‘Time for Sport’ last year. ‘Honestly, I never thought that my work would win. I thought people would not understand the meaning behind the painting and what it means to me. In Cyprus, it is sports that brings us together. I am very happy to meet Tamika Catchings, she’s so inspiring to hear her tell her success story and challenges. ‘

Eleni Partakki’s work shows the boys and girls playing football happily. This award-winning painting is engraved on the bottom of the special edition of the Portofino Moon Phase Automatic Watch 37 ‘Lawrence Sports Charity Foundation’. The watch is limited to 1,500 pieces worldwide.

   Georges Kern, CEO of IWC, said: ‘Many children and adolescents who grew up in Cyprus are suffering the struggle of island splits. Eleni Partakki’s work depicts the beautiful scene of building positive relationships through sports and eliminating suspicion of differences. The participating projects collectively reflect the core values ​​of the Lawrence Sports Foundation, and IWC adheres to the same values ​​and fulfills its firm commitment to promote social change. ‘

American sports legend Tamika Catchings and Cypriot student Eleni Partakki

   Eleni Partakki is a participant of PeacePlayers International, a project supported by Lawrence to encourage Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot boys and girls to play basketball together. IWC organized a ‘Time for Sport’ theme drawing competition for children and young people through the Lawrence Sports Charity Foundation project. The jury reviewed all the paintings and finally selected Eleni Partakki’s work as the winner.
   Eleni Partakki’s work shows the boys and girls playing football happily. This award-winning painting is engraved on the bottom of the special edition of the Portofino Moon Phase Automatic Watch 37 ‘Lawrence Sports Charity Foundation’. The watch is limited to 1,500 pieces worldwide. This watch is already the tenth special edition watch launched by IWC in cooperation with the Lawrence Sports Foundation. The winning paintings are engraved on the bottom of the table, reminding people that part of the sales proceeds will be used to support the social programs of the Lawrence Sports Foundation. Since 2005, IWC has been a global partner of the Lawrence Sports Foundation.