VO Classic, Italian Exhibition Group’s great classic check out and jewelry lounge will be back in Vicenza with many new capabilities. From 9th to 11th September, in the course of Vicenzaoro September (9-13 September), the third edition of the occasion will provide the community of collectors, dealers and fanatics the prospect to admire and don exclusive objects that bear the benefit of time as nicely as to boost their technical competencies and trade sights with impression leaders and watchmaking historians.
THE High-quality Vintage Check out AND Jewelry Group IN A STAR ROLE
In a sophisticated and protected setting in total privateness, in the lobby of IEG’s Expo Centre, a distinctive option for a experience-to-encounter come across with collectors of the calibre of Sandro Fratini, with his son Giulio, and Auro Montanari viewpoint leaders from the worlds of watchmaking, this kind of as Bruno Bergamaschi (aka Giorgione), and Manner and Life style,these kinds of as Alessandro Squarzi the most renowned authorities in watchmaking technique and record, these as Professor Ugo Pancani from the FHH – Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie in Geneva and excellent masters of watchmaking, this sort of as Luca Soprana.
At VO Classic the community will be capable to meet up with exhibitors these as new entry top rated sellers Robert Maron Watches and Andrea Foffi with Hipster, and re-confirmations this sort of as Lucas Relogios and Luigi Loiero’s Lo Time for watchmaking Ela Antichità, Karma Pearls Restricted, Montegrandi, Francesco Pontillo’s F&F, Barbara Bassi and Artwork Decò Bijoux for vintage and significant jewellery.
In addition to these, VO Classic has chosen a amount of unbiased, modern haute horlogerie brands from the AHCI (Académie Horlogère des Créateurs Indépendants). In simple fact, in Vicenza, contemporary and classic will go hand in hand thanks to the concurrence and experience of Vicenzaoro, a leading party for world-wide jewellery with an worldwide neighborhood of experienced site visitors from in excess of 120 nations around the world, which provides a prestigious setting for the event.
SPEEDMASTER, THE Story OF AN ICON
From e-book to exhibition, a double new entry for VO Classic 2022. “Magister Speedmaster Exhibition. Birth and evolution of an Icon” is the unique exhibition that Andrea Foffi, for the to start with time at VO Classic, will organise at Vicenza Expo Centre with 15 timepieces from his non-public assortment to spherical up the history of the Speedmaster: from its debut in 1957 with an evergreen movement designed by Albert Piguet, suitable up to existing day. Seven pairs for 7 icons: the initial and its modern “re-edition”. A journey that ends with the platinum product produced to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Apollo XI moon landing in 1969. The collector, who explained the myths and insider secrets in meticulous detail in the e-book “Magister, a Special Andrea Foffi Speedmaster Selection” in 2021, brings together record and contemporaneity. The observer has the pleasure
of discovering the similarities and dissimilarities and knowledge how the types currently being produced today are an integral section of a tale that began very long in the past and is destined to last by way of time.
WATCHMAKING Tradition, THE Worth OF VO VINTAGE
The community’s passion and want for know-how can count on a structure primarily based on training and information by way of a whole programme of classes and conferences with professionals, opinion leaders and protagonists from the environment of watches and jewellery. Central to VO Classic is the sector’s culture with talks and masterclasses that will give everybody, from collectors to initially-timers who will experience the beauty of great timepieces, the chance to improve their expertise and expertise. Scheduled situations will involve FHH courses held by Professor Ugo Pancani on classic watchmaking subjects, this kind of as proper upkeep. Among the talks, a dialogue on “Past, existing and long run of watchmaking” with Sandro and Giulio Fratini, Alessandro Squarzi and Maurizio De Angelis and with Luca Soprana, Mo Coppoletta and Auro Montanari on “Watchmaking developments, between mechanical savoir faire and the author’s aesthetic style”. Bruno Bergamaschi from the WatchHouse discussion board will moderate some discussions, while Stefano Mazzariol will hold a new version of the “Newman Master” class.
On behalf of IEG