Heritage Bicompax Annual Hometown Tokyo
Since its founding in 1888, Lucerne, one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland, has been home to Karl F. Bucherer, and the bond with the city is the brand’s pride. On the other hand, in the 134-year tradition, the founder’s family was an adventurous cosmopolitan, making the world a hometown for the free-spirited contemporary watch manufacturer. New Heritage by Compax Annual His Hometown Edition is a unique homage to 16 hometowns in 9 countries selected by the brand.
Roots in a city in central Switzerland …
For Karl F. Bucherer, the city of Lucerne, which founded the brand in 1888, has a deep feeling for it. In addition, as a truly global brand with strong ties to fascinating cities around the world, Heritage by Compax Annual pays homage to 16 cities, including Lucerne, through his Hometown Edition and is proud to call it Hometown. I think.
And the world is home
Karl F. Bucherer is a genuine Swiss brand, so it’s no surprise that seven models from this collection are a homage to the city of Switzerland where they were born. Lucerne, of course, Basel, Bern, Geneva, St. Gallen, Zermatt and Zurich have been added to the collection. Also in Switzerland’s neighboring countries Austria and France, Vienna and Paris have been respectfully selected for Heritage His Bicompax Annual His Hometown Edition. There are also models from Berlin and Munich in Germany. In addition, models of 5 cities in the world are available. Beijing, London, Mumbai, New York, and Tokyo.
Sasha Moeri, CEO of Karl F. Bucherer, said the Hometown Edition model is a heartfelt respect for the city, which has a strong bond with the brand. “The entrepreneurial spirit of the Bucherer family has always been accompanied by cross-border travel. That is, they were the pioneers of today’s business travelers. They spread their sights around the world, found their homes everywhere, and renewed. We found great opportunities and made friends with the local people. As a result, we are based in most of the world’s international cities and follow the spirit of the Bucherer family to be ourselves in every city. increase.”
Rainbow Bridge, Tokyo Tower, Sky Tree, Sensoji Temple are drawn on the case back, and Mt. Fuji is drawn in the background.
Symbolic landmark engraved on the case back
The sapphire crystal on the case back depicts the scenery that symbolizes each city in two layers, and the characteristics of each model are eye-catching. For example, in the Lucerne model, you can see the outline of the Chapel Bridge, which is a landmark of the city, and in the Tokyo model, you can see the outline of high-rise buildings and temples in the background of Mt. Fuji. In addition, the case back of Heritage Bicompax Annual Beijing is a unique model with Tiananmen Square, which symbolizes the city, and the symbolic monuments that characterize each city on the case back sapphire crystal.
In addition, Hometown Edition watches are available in different colors depending on the city. Sasha Moeri, CEO, said: “I wanted to announce a special new work that was different from the conventional one. So, after discussing with the local team of each” Home Town “and thinking about the tastes of the customers in the city, it will resonate with the customers. I chose a color.
One Timepiece-Five Impressive Designs
The color of the dial has a deep gradation radiating from the silver in the center to the outer circumference. Five colors of yellow, brown, burgundy, green and mint are selected, and the sunray-brushed surface is beautifully finished to the extent that it can be called a work of art in itself. In addition to the center hour and minute hands with rhodium-plated black superluminova processing, the center chronograph second hand, tachymeter, big date display at 12 o’clock, and the month display of the annual calendar between 4 o’clock and 5 o’clock, a wealth of information Can be understood at a glance. The black color of the small seconds and chronograph sub-dial contrasts boldly with the color of the dial. The strap is a two-tone calf strap with the same color stitching as the dial, and the perforated processing accents the design.
Tokyo & Mint Green
Tokyo is a unique city with parks of various sizes scattered throughout the city. In famous places such as the Imperial Palace, Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, Yoyogi Park, Hibiya Park, etc., the green is always reflected in our eyes as we walk around the city, and it can be said to be a source of refreshment as nature in the city. Especially, the fresh green that buds on the tip of the branch in spring is vivid and makes you feel uplifted, and gives you a feeling of a new start.
The refreshing green of the dial of “Tokyo Edition” was selected with the image of such green of Tokyo.
The caseback of the Heritage Bicompax Annual Hometown Edition is engraved with the characteristic landmarks of each city in silhouette, with the city name and “1 out of 88”. (* For the Beijing edition, there are only 188 limited editions with individual serial numbers.)
A unique homage to a wonderful city
The Home Town Edition is a timepiece that resonates with the people who live in their respective cities or who think of it as their hometown. This striking limited edition model is a unique homage to the fascinating cities of the world, giving you the opportunity to masquerade as your hand and experience an important bond with your favorite place.
Karl F. Bucherer, CEO Sasha Moeri, is looking forward to introducing this series to everyone who loves each city that the Hometown Edition celebrates. “Hometown is a special place where you have your own roots and your values are formed. No matter how far you are, your hometown is always a source of heart and support for us. Karl F. Bucherer Heritage The Bicompax Annual Hometown Edition is a homage to this bond, and watch lovers can wear the city they love on their wrists and cherish it like a treasure. “
Limited Edition of Modern Classic
Each model of the Heritage Bicompax Annual Hometown Edition is a variation of the popular Herriage Bicompax Annual Watch by Karl F. Bucherer, announced in 2019. The design was inspired by the brand’s archives dating back to the 1950s. It blends vintage atmosphere with contemporary features to create a perfect expression of the brand’s traditions. The design, which consists of symmetrical chronograph counters and small seconds arranged along the central axis of the dial and a tachymeter scale that borders the dial, has received a lot of attention and is especially popular among Karl F. Bucherer’s watches. Expo. Heritage Bicompax Annual Hometown Edition timepieces are likely to become even more popular.
Specifications and Data: Heritage Bicompax Annual Hometown TOKYO
Reference number: 00.10803.08.92.82
Movement: self-winding, CFB 1972 caliber, diameter 30 mm, thickness 7.3 mm, 47 jewels, 42 hours power reserve
Function: Chronograph: Second measurement, minute totalizer, annual calendar,
Big date, hour and minute hands, small seconds, tachymeter scale
Case: Stainless steel, double-sided anti-reflective coating double dome sapphire crystal, sapphire crystal back (engraved with Tokyo landmark landscape), water resistant to 3 bar (30 m), diameter 41 mm, thickness 14.15 mm
Dial: Gradated mint green, black subdial
10 Arabic indexes (6 and 12 are black SLN)
Strap: Black calf leather strap (mint green side and stitch) / quick release system, stainless steel folding clasp, (Tokyo edition only) Stainless steel bracelet / quick release system as accessories
Limited model: 88 limited to Japan “1 out of 88” engraved on the case back
Price: 1045,000 yen (tax included)
Accented with mint green on the sides and stitching.
Only the Tokyo edition comes with a bracelet that you can change yourself.
* In Japan, only the “Tokyo Edition” is on sale, and editions from other cities cannot be purchased. Please note that.
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Please contact the following for details.
SwissPrime Brands Co., Ltd.
Marketing Director Yukiko Kasaoka
Phone: +81 (0) 3 6226 4650
About Karl F. Bucherer
Karl F. Bucherer has been synonymous with excellence, innovation and passion since its inception in 1888. Featuring the pioneering spirit of the founder and the cosmopolitan spirit nurtured in the hometown of Lucerne, it has grown into a global brand that is recognized around the world. Karl F. Bucherer is one of the few independent owner-owned watchmakers in Switzerland and is now headed by the third generation Jorg G. Bucherer.
Manufactured by Karl F. Bucherer, contemporary watches combine a unique design with the highest precision and superior functionality. Karl F. Bucherer is a market leader in peripheral technology, working on technological innovation. He has not only patented a peripheral self-winding system, but also a “floating tourbillon” patent for a minute repeater regulator with a cage and peripheral mount that supports the perimeter.
Karl F. Bucherer-No matter where you are in the world, your connection to your hometown in Central Switzerland remains the same.