How Much Do Watch Logos Know? Four Major Brand Logos Strike Again

Nowadays, various large and small watch brands have sprung up after the rain. When people choose a watch, they pay more and more attention to the brand. A good brand not only establishes itself with its own strength. Gideon has a good reputation and reputation in the industry. The brand’s logo is the most obvious recognition. It can exist in various places such as the dial, crown, strap, buckle and bottom. Different LOGOs convey different meanings. The following edit will take you to know and remember some The brand logo, hope to help your daily knowledge of watches and clocks.

  Blancpain: ‘JB’

  The abbreviation or logo used on most tables is the founder’s last name, and Blancpain is a typical member. In 1735, Swiss Jehan-Jacques Blancpain opened a watchmaking workshop in the Valleede Joux in western Switzerland. It is not only the world’s first registered watch brand, but also marks the transition of the Swiss watch industry from the ‘artisan era’ into the ‘brand era’. Blancpain “Make only mechanical watches” and “Make only round watches”, the brand advocates elegant and exquisite timepieces, condensing emotions, art and culture into a vital and beautiful pursuit in human life. “JB” It has become the sacred name in the hearts of countless fans.

  This Blancpain watch is very classic in every detail, incorporating the brand’s enduring craftsmanship. The double-layered bezel is embedded with a slightly arched dome-shaped large fire enamel dial, the blue steel snake-shaped hands indicate the date on the outer ring of the dial, and the hollow willow-shaped hour and minute hands gracefully sweep the Roman numerals on the dial. The white dial also has a Carrousel window at 12 o’clock, which perfectly displays the Carrousel frame stage and its complex mechanical structure, echoing the moon phase display at 6 o’clock. The JB logo is displayed at three o’clock, and the crown is also prominent.

  The Blancpain Villeret series pushes the excellent movement again, perfectly integrating the two iconic legendary elements of the brand-Carrousel and the big moon phase display, highlighting the brand’s tradition of innovation in the field of fine watchmaking. This new work completes Blancpain’s industry’s largest moon phase family, which has become stronger and more complete, and once again reproduces Blancpain’s leading style of reviving mechanical watchmaking in the 1980s.

  Jaeger-LeCoultre: ‘Jaeger-LeCoultre’

  The name of Jaeger-LeCoultre was more complicated. Antoine LeCoultre was the tenth generation of the LeCoultre family. The family’s ironwork shop allowed him to appreciate the mystery of metallurgy, and also developed various new alloys with his father to improve The sound quality of the vibrating reed of the music box laid the cornerstone for the later razor industry. Antoine LeCoultre’s pursuit of excellence, and his insistence on scientific principles in practical experience, soon led him to the ultimate in mechanical art: watchmaking. After successfully inventing the machine for turning clock gears, Antoine LeCoultre officially established its own workshop in 1833, which is the predecessor of the Jaeger-LeCoultre watch factory.
 
  In 1903, the Swiss watch industry reported that the French Navy’s exclusive watchmaker Edmond Jaeger (1858-1922) from Paris brought an exclusive ultra-thin movement design to Switzerland to find a manufacturer capable of making it. At that time, Jacques-David LeCoultre, the grandson of the founder who was responsible for the manufacturing department at LeCoultre & Cie, accepted this challenge. The partnership between him and EdmondJaeger gradually developed into a cherished friendship. The two worked together to create one of the most exquisite ultra-thin series in the history of watches and clocks. The close cooperation between the two also contributed to the birth of the Jaeger-LeCoultre brand. So you can see the main LOGO on the watch as J and L’s ‘variant jumpsuit’. Below is English Jaeger-LeCoultre.
 
  ReversoClassique has become a distinguished and unique symbol. It condenses the history of watchmaking and is the crystallization of perfect craftsmanship and aesthetic design. The concise geometric shape faithfully presents the essence of decorative arts. The stable Arabic numerals are matched with a white dial and the track-type blue scales. The twelve o’clock direction has the icon of Jaeger-LeCoultre.
  Audemars Piguet: ‘AP’

  The predecessor of the Audemars Piguet brand was two watch factories established in 1875, and it began to develop brilliantly from the day the brand was founded in 1881. Its English logo is AudemarsPiguet, which is taken from the names of the two founders, Jules-LouisAudemars and Edward-AugustePiguet, as the official name of the brand. On the dial, the first letter of the last name of the two people combines ‘A’ and ‘P’ to form ‘AP’.

  The philosophy they adhered to created a unique vision for the brand and left classic and timeless works. To this day, the family business of Audemars Piguet is still taken care of by the children of future generations. Inspiration and ingenuity are passed on in the blood, and the enthusiasm for watchmaking has not diminished.
 
  The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore series breaks the boundary between luxury watches and sports watches. While inheriting the classic style of the Royal Oak series, it is quite ‘blue is better than blue’. On the basis of the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak series, it is pushed to a larger, bolder design. These include an avant-garde safe-type case, an octagonal bezel secured by eight hexagonal screws, clearly visible waterproof gaskets, and a dial engraved with the ‘GrandeTapisserie’. The AP logo is displayed at three o’clock on the calendar.

  Omega: ‘Ω’

  ‘Ω’ is the 24th and last letter in Greek. It symbolizes the beginning and the end of things, the first and the last, similar to the cycle of ‘last means first, end is also beginning’ in Asian philosophy. It represents the extraordinary quality of ‘perfect, extreme, excellence, achievement’, and interprets Omega’s business philosophy of pursuing ‘excellent quality’ and the spirit of ‘adhering to tradition and being brave in innovation’.

  The Omega Constellation is one of the most popular and recognizable models in the world. The claw design first introduced in 1982 has become a signature feature of the Constellation Watch. In 1982, Omega released the Constellation Manhattan Watch. Designers Carol Didisheim and Pierre-André Aellen added the dial shape design. Design of four supporting jaws. This unique design not only enhanced the extraordinary beauty of the watch’s appearance, but also reflected the extremely high functionality in that era: the claws firmly fixed the sapphire crystal mirror and gasket on the case to ensure the watch’s water resistance characteristic.

  The stainless steel-red gold two-tone color is unique, and the constellation series men’s watches reflect the representative design elements of the series: the 38 mm dial is simple and classic, the constellation star logo is decorated at 6 o’clock, and it is decorated with the famous support. claw. The familiar horizontal strip link on the bracelet is clever and pleasant.

Summary: Behind the simple letters may be the epitome of the brand’s long history, may be the abbreviation of the founder’s name, and may convey the brand’s good wishes and hopes. The seemingly simple letters or patterns contain the spirit and power of the brand. Everyone has listed four common brands, more watch brand logos will be introduced to you one by one, so stay tuned. (Picture / text watch home Li Shuai)