Ulysse Nardin Watch Grove, president and chief brand owners Schneider (Rolf Schnyder), 75 years into this year, the occasion, a new brand specifically introduced by the [fantasy black devil limited watch] (Freak Diavolo Rolf 75), to commemorate the his achievements.
Recalling Schneider past 75 years, feels like reading an adventure novel, the first time Schneider has admitted that he had a good time. He recalled that: "has been quite impressive over the past experience, but I have not yet near completion. I grew up in Zurich, Switzerland, and many boys, like Switzerland, in this beautiful country to play, skiing and learning; but I Most people do not have a desire, is to look outside of Switzerland. "
When 22-year-old Schneider Hou, employed a Swiss trading company, was sent to Bangkok for the Swiss watch sales in Thailand. Since then, this brave tour of Asia in the watchmaking world, he launched a 53-year long journey of exploration. In 1968, he founded the Far East in Thailand the first Swiss factory, production of precision watch parts exported to Switzerland. Later, he opened a case at the Manila workshop, but also in Kuala Lumpur to open a production plant dial, Swiss watch industry for the production of precision watch parts.
"I longed to find a strange experience, I found that the Swiss has never set foot in the place, even for Switzerland and other publishers to write the tour." Detailed Schneider said: "I learn the language, roaming the country selling Switzerland watch, so I started from an entrepreneur to develop their own business. The Europeans were difficult to estimate the land of Asia, so I can do now can not do, such as the Myanmar border Jianzao a raft, along the famous Gui River floating down; in Phuket beach camping (because there was no hotel); during the war, visited Laos and Vietnam; to visit China during the Cultural Revolution, and more local places ... ... I roam the vast distant , visited Thailand, Laos, Bali, Cambodia, China, South Vietnam, Japan, also spent three months sailing in the South Pacific, arriving in Fiji Islands, Tonga, Tahiti, and Bora Bora. "
Schneider One of the characteristics of turning your entertainment: he has to fight on behalf of the Royal Bangkok Sports Club, Rugby, arranged European tours in remote areas of Thailand and Cambodia, Angkor Wat temples, set up the company, collecting antiques, live unfettered single life . Skiing experienced a sudden turn to play his water-skiing, and participate in the competition, won the island of Hong Kong in 1967, water-skiing marathon. "I got even more than expected, at that time, with unique vision to explore business opportunities and have the ability to take risks, laid the foundation for the future,." He added.
Freak Diavolo Rolf 75 tourbillon power reserve a watch more than eight days, vibration frequency of 28,800 times per hour (4 Hz), rotational inertia of 8 mg * cm2, as adjusted by four screws, the unique design of the watch with the Ulysse Nardin silicon material gossamer, Silicon escapement fork angle material, no lubrication, rotation per minute tourbillon lap, lap running track rotation per hour, manual winding, drive through the turn watch at the end of Gai refining mechanism. Watch turning circle is equivalent to the end of Gai store 12 hours of power, adjust the outer ring forward or backward rotation time
Schneider every year to St. Moritz, at the prestigious Christa Skeleton sled race (Cresta Skeleton Run), in time, he learned that Ulysse Nardin is seeking buyers watch. In 1983, the era is through the quartz, so that the Swiss watch industry into a downturn. At that time, Ulysse Nardin is only a shell remaining. Schneider described it as a hanging skeleton famous brand. Thus, Schneider will begin to transform the brand, emphasizing the unique and complicated watchmaking and innovation, as the core of the Ulysse Nardin watch. Watch such as "Galileo satellite dish watch," "run the meter watch Copernicus", "Kepler's astronomical watchs," "San Marco activities Puppet three repeater watch," "Fantasy Freak", "Genghis Khan "and many then introduced, there is a common theme ─ ─ innovation. From Schneider has re-launched the brand in terms of the use of new materials and technologies, as well as innovative methods of tabulation, Ulysse Nardin Watch have always maintained a leading position.
On the watch Schneider in recognition of the contribution of industry in 2003, the International Watch Museum, presented to him the "Outstanding entrepreneurship" award, in recognition of their business achievements and commitment. Subsequently in 2009, Schneider won the Asian region in Singapore Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Geneve Lifetime Achievement Award to recognize his contribution and commitment to watchmaking technology, to promote the development of innovative watch. Now, Schneider often from Switzerland and Malaysia, when he is not Le Luoke processing business, will stay home in Kuala Lumpur, or to visit subsidiaries and distributors around the world. Schneider's wife, Sarawak, Malaysia, Chai is a person with three children who lived in a house full of tropical style.
Schneider to celebrate the 75 birthday, and to salute the achievements of the Ulysse Nardin watch over the years, the brand decided to launch a platinum material, "Strange limited edition watch black devil", Case engraved with special words Schneider signature as souvenir. This unique "Fantasy Freak" Tourbillon, the world's limited edition of 75. Select this model because "whim Freak" is a symbol of creativity, marks the rebirth of the Ulysse Nardin watch. As Snyder put it, "Strange Freak" shocked and encouraged by the emergence of watchmaking. Watchmaking technology and revolutionary new combination of beauty, "Fantasy Freak" is a Caruso Tourbillon no clock, minute hand, face plate and crown design, unprecedented use of silicon (a new lightweight material) produced a two-way capture vertical device, with no lubrication benefits.
Fantasy limited edition watch black devil Freak Diavolo Rolf 75, platinum case, the world's limited edition 75
"About 30 years ago, I bought the watch in Ulysse Nardin, has been pre-planned risk, I believe that the unique combination of innovative mechanical watch great opportunity to rise again, and proved I was right." Schneider said: "I fell in love with Ulysse Nardin, this distinguished old brand and our innovative new direction. To celebrate my 75th birthday, I chose the" Fantasy Freak ", because it is the Athenian altar watch and the watch of a historic breakthrough, more clearly is our most important watches. "when Schneider blew out 75 candles on a birthday cake, when asked about his birthday wish, he said:" I wish that the clock could be turned back, so I can re-do it again!