Parmigiani Special Edition Watch Illuminates 2016 Montreux Jazz Festival

‘At the Montreux Jazz Festival, time belongs only to artists.’-Claude Nobs

This summer, the stars of the 50th Montreux Jazz Festival are shining: Muse, Neil Young, Lisa Simone, Monty Alexander ( Monty Alexander), Jean-Michel Jarre, Patti Smith, Van Morrison, Quincy Jones, Lana Many artists, including Lana Del Rey and Deep Purple, gathered at the 50th Montreux Jazz Festival to reproduce the strong cohesion of music. As the global partner of the ceremony, Parmigiani warmly invites partners and brand friends from all over the world to share this music event.
Symbolic Anniversary Edition
This year marks the 80th birthday of Mr. Claude Nobs, the founder of the Montreux Jazz Festival, and the festival celebrates its 50th birthday. The Montreux Jazz Festival has been a unique event in the music industry since its introduction in 1967, thanks to Mr. Claude Nobs’s always upholding the attitude of being tolerant and friendly; over the years he has vowed to reward the world-renowned Musicians and musicians work together to create top audiovisual feasts. These precious ideas promoted by Mr. Claude Nobs have long infiltrated the festival and become the essence of the festival, which has also created its reputation today.
An anniversary edition is an opportunity to showcase its glorious history, values ​​and future. For the Parmigiani brand, which is also on its 20th anniversary, it also has a deeper resonance in this symbolic 2016.

50th Anniversary Poster and Special Edition Watch for TONDA MÉTRO Montreux Jazz Festival
The 50th Montreux Jazz Festival pays tribute to its legendary history with unique poster designs. The words ‘Montreux Jazz Festival’ prominently displayed on a dark blue background of imitation vinyl record surface texture are stitched in chronological order from the previous 49th festival posters. This poster image created by the Cantonese artist Giovanni Rivavo reproduces the glorious history of the festival for 50 years. It can also be associated with the style of music that marks the Montreux Jazz Festival.
At the same time, Parmigiani launched a special edition of the Tonda Métro Montreux Jazz Festival, which was created with the 50th anniversary of the festival; and will be given to famous artists and music stars after the concert. .
Twenty special Tonda Métro watches: ten men’s Tonda Métrograph and ten women’s Tonda Métropolitaine are specially created for the 50th anniversary of the Montreux Jazz Festival. The dial refers to the royal blue of the poster background, and reproduces the iconic concave pattern of the vinyl record with a subtle spiral carving. The brand watch factory chose to abandon the numbers on the female Métropolitain dial to emphasize the purity and smoothness of the ring effect; the stainless steel case back is also engraved with the words ‘Montreux Jazz Festival-50th Anniversary’.
TONDA MÉTRO Special Edition Montreux Watch
About Parmigiani
Parmigiani, a world-renowned Swiss fine watchmaking brand, was founded in 1996 in the heart of Waldtravel, Switzerland. The soul of the brand lies in its expertise in antique watch / mechanical restoration and its completely independent manufacturing capabilities. The brand focuses on independent production capacity and pursues the superbness, creativity and quality of watchmaking. Today, Parmigiani has grown into one of the very few top Swiss watch brands that are completely independently manufactured today.

Tonda Métrographe Montreux Jazz Festival 50th Anniversary Special Edition
PFS274-0002500-XA3142
Movement
PF315
Winding: automatic winding chronograph
Power reserve: 42 hours
Frequency: 4 Hz-28,800 vibrations / hour
Dimensions: 12 ½’’’– 28.0 mm diameter
Thickness: 6.07 mm
Parts: 351
Number of jewels: 46
Number of barrels: two barrels in series
Decoration: ‘Geneva ripple’, chamfered bridge
Features
Hours, minutes
Small seconds at 3 o’clock
Date display
¼ second, 30 minute and 12 hour counters
Case
Shape: round case
Size: diameter 40 mm
Thickness: 11.7 mm
Material: stainless steel
Finishing: Polished
Water resistance: 30 meters
Table mirror: anti-reflective sapphire
Crown: diameter 7 mm
Chassis: Sapphire
Chassis lettering: Individual number-‘MJF 50ème’-‘EDITION LIMITEE xx / 20’
dial
color: blue
Hour markers: rhodium-plated fluorescent coated appliques
Surface: Spiral exterior, centrally shot satin finish, luminous chronograph
Hands: Triangle hands with luminous coating
Strap
Material: Crocodile skin
Color: Sapphire
Clasp
Type: Foldable

Tonda Métropolitaine 50th Anniversary Special Edition for Montreux Jazz Festival
PFS273-0002500-XA3121
Movement
PF310
Winding: automatic
Kinetic energy reserve: 50 hours
Frequency: 4 Hz-28’800 vibrations / hour
Dimensions: 10 ½’’’– diameter 23.9 mm
Thickness: 3.9 mm
Parts: 193
Number of jewels: 28
Number of barrels: two barrels in series
Decoration: ‘Geneva Ripple’, chamfered bridge
Features
Hours, minutes
Small seconds at 6 o’clock
Date display
Case
Shape: round case
Size: diameter 33.10 mm
Thickness: 8.65 mm
Material: stainless steel
Finish: Polished
Water resistance: 30 meters
Table mirror: anti-reflective sapphire
Crown: 5.5 mm diameter
Chassis: Sapphire
Chassis lettering: Individual number-‘MJF 50ème’-‘EDITION LIMITEE xx / 20’
dial
color: blue
Time scale: rhodium plated
Surface: Outer ring blue, spiral pattern surface
Hands: Triangle hands with luminous coating
Strap
Material: Crocodile skin
Color: Sapphire
Clasp
Type: Pin Type