Tissot Image Ambassador Tony Parker Came To Beijing To Congratulate Tissot’s 160th Birthday

On July 3, 2013, Beijing, the famous Swiss watchmaker Tissot Tissot, released a significant timepiece-Tissot Tissot 200 series 2013 Tony Parker Limited Edition, and This opened the prelude to the 160th anniversary celebration of the Chinese station.

Mr. Francois Thiebaud, Tissot Global President, Ms. Chen Suzhen, President of Swatch Group China, Ms. Maria Ahnebrink, Tissot Global Communications Manager, Ms. Wang Ying, Vice President of Tissot China, and Tony Parker, Tissot’s global image ambassador, attended the event site and witnessed the limited-edition Chinese debut with all guests, media and consumers. At the same time, at the Tissot boutique in Beijing APM, Tony Parker presented autographed basketballs and jerseys to Mr. Tianbao to express his sincere applause for Tissot’s 160 years of innovation and courage to explore. Tissot Junchi 200 series 2013 Tony Parker limited edition watch shows his unique style-precise, sturdy, classic (Junchi 200’s English name PRC 200, P stands for Precise precision, R stands for Robust, C stands for Classic classic ), Just like his signature toss. The 9 o’clock position of the dial is marked with an oversized Arabic numeral ‘9’, just like Tony’s suit. The watch is issued worldwide with 4,999 pieces and is highly collectible.

Mr. Timbo presents a limited edition watch tailored to him to Tony Parker

7On July 3, 2013, Tissot, a well-known Swiss watch brand with a long history of 160 years, ushered in the brand hero wearing a flower and armor-Tissot Global Ambassador Tony Parker. At Beijing’s cultural landmark, Wangfujing APM, Tissot held a grand Chinese launch ceremony for the 2013 Tony Parker Limited Edition of the Junchi 200 Series, which also kicked off the 160th anniversary celebration of Tissot.

At the beginning of the event, the charming dance of basketball babes and fancy basketball performances set off a wave of vitality. The guests and audience at the scene were all infected by the passion for sports emanating from the arc of basketball throws. Subsequently, Mr. Francois Timbo, President of Tissot Global, took the stage to give a speech and shared with all guests, media and consumers on site the legendary story of Tissot’s 160 years of innovation and the joy of the brand’s 160th birthday.

Tony Parker Tissot signs autographs in lights in Beijing’s APM store

With the wonderful performance of the young fancy basketball players, Tissot’s global image ambassador Tony Parker made his final appearance, pushing the atmosphere of the whole ceremony to a climax. Basketball and hoop decorations can be seen everywhere on the venue, making this legendary star return to the arena, showing the king’s temperament. When talking about Tissot, Parker mentioned, ‘The spirit of continuous innovation and breakthroughs has prompted me to cooperate with Tissot. For 160 years, Tissot has been bringing the most perfect timepiece works to everyone. At the same time, through these products, brands It also conveys its own values ​​and spirit. I very much recognize and admire this spirit, which is also in line with my values. I hope that through my endorsement, more people will feel the spirit of this innovation and breakthrough. ‘
Subsequently, Parker, Mr. Tian Bao and Ms. Chen Suzhen jointly inserted the numbers ‘1, 6, 0’, which symbolized the 160th anniversary of Tissot’s birthday, into the starting device, and unveiled the limited edition of Tony Parker’s 2013. At the same time, Mr. Tianbao also personally gave his owner Tony Parker a limited edition of 9 watches to express his praise for his innovation and breakthrough spirit. ‘9’ is Tony’s lucky number and also his jersey number. In the Beijing APM shop, Tony Parker also presented Mr. Tianbao with his autographed basketball and uniform to express his congratulations on Tissot’s 160 years old.

Tony Parker Tissot signs autographs in lights in Beijing’s APM store

Just as Tissot has a legendary history of 160 years, Tony Parker himself can be regarded as a legend in basketball. In 2001, at the age of 19, he was selected as a rookie by the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs and opened his own superstar mode. He has won the NBA championship three times, and was selected to the NBA All-Star Team three times. In 2007, he was also selected as the MVP (Most Valuable Player) in the NBA Finals. This is the first time that a foreign player has won this honor. At the same time, as the captain of the French basketball national team, Tony Parker has accumulated great achievements for his own country. Such a basketball superstar also spares no effort in public welfare. Tony Parker is one of the founders of the Par Coeur Association. The annual Par Coeur Charity Dinner will raise donations for various charitable organizations it supports. Constant innovation in his own field in pursuit of excellence and the greatest sense of responsibility and mission to society has made Tony Parker the best example of Tissot’s spirit.

Speaking of cooperation with Tony Parker, Mr. Francois Timbo, Tissot Global President said: ‘I am very honored to invite Tony Parker as our brand ambassador. He is born with basketball talent and focus We are deeply moved by our professionalism. We pay tribute to him with this tailor-made watch, and we hope to use it to pass the legendary player’s continuous breakthrough spirit to the world. ‘

Tony Parker presents his signature Spurs jersey and basketball to Mr. Tim Po

Tissot Junchi 200 Series 2013 Tony Parker Limited Edition design is extremely fashionable, while the orange scale and hands set the watch’s precise performance, it also outlines its sporty appearance; the orange lanes on both sides of the belt make sports vitality come out; dial At 9 o’clock, Tony Parker’s exclusive design is used, with the oversized Arabic numeral ‘9’ as a scale, withdrawing from his uniform; the back cover is printed with the signature and jersey number of the basketball master, allowing each A sports enthusiast who wants to catch up with Tony Parker is thrilled. The watch is limited to 4,999 pieces worldwide and is highly collectible. It exhibits a design style that is exactly the same as Parker’s signature throw-precision, sturdiness and classic.

Tony Parker appreciates Tissot’s many product lines in the Beijing APM store

Tissot Global Ambassador Tony Parker also praised the watch, ‘Like many excellent works of Tissot, this watch is a perfect combination of professionalism and fashion. It integrates my name and jersey number into its I am extremely honored in the design. I am very proud to be part of the Tissot family. This is a collective full of innovation and enthusiasm. I would like to make progress with Tissot. Thank you Tissot. ‘

In 1853, Tissot’s extraordinary watchmaking legend began in the ancient Swiss watch town of Lilock. In the 160-year development process, Tissot has been committed to the innovation of traditional timepieces. This innovative spirit has enabled Tissot to continue to write legends and develop into a well-known watch brand that sells worldwide. Tissot draws coordinates with precise timing and excellent design, and uses innovation and persistence as a boat to pass the progress of time to every corner of the world. Tissot’s endless innovation and exploration spirit has led the brand to continue to expand unknown areas, challenge the problems of watchmaking, and change its communication strategy, achieving 160 years of extraordinary watchmaking legends. Tissot continuously develops new markets and actively participates in many world-class arenas, while still adhering to the brand’s consistent values, making it a leader in the traditional Swiss watchmaking industry, and writing together with all brand ambassadors, customers and employees With an even longer legend of extraordinary watchmaking.
 For Tissot, ‘time, you control’ is more than just a slogan. It conveys the DNA of the Tissot brand-Tissot has always strived to perfectly integrate cutting-edge technology and fashion design in watchmaking, hoping to bring more value and touch to customers. Since 1853, Tissot has been innovating based on tradition, and today it has grown into the number one Swiss traditional watchmaking brand in the world. Over the past 160 years, Tissot has evolved from a watch factory headquartered in the small town of Lillac in the Jura Mountains, Switzerland, into a global brand with sales outlets in more than 160 countries. Tissot’s leading position benefits from its unparalleled ability to innovate. It spares no effort in the pursuit of the use of special materials, the development of advanced functions and the design of details. Tissot has launched more and more high-quality watches, but the price-performance ratio is more attractive than any other Swiss watch brand, which also reflects its commitment to ‘entry luxury’. Tissot is a member of the Swatch Group, the world’s largest watch manufacturer and distributor. It also serves as the MotoGP ™, Superbike, FIBA, AFL, RBS Six Nations Rugby Championship As well as official designated timings for the World Cycling, Fencing and Hockey Championships. In terms of market promotion and product design, Tissot has consistently written its brand philosophy: ‘Innovation originates from tradition’.

The Tissot Junchi 200 Series 2013 Tony Parker Limited Edition demonstrates precision, sturdiness and classic style, just as the French basketball team captain Tony Parker showed in his signature throw. Aiming at the basket is its precise performance; the endurance and strength of being an athlete reveals the watch’s solid style. Tony Parker quickly bypassed the opponent to reach the free throw line, like a textbook, reflecting his classic style. The watch is unique, and its stylish and sporty details give it a distinctive character, making the wearer the right place for any occasion.

Tissot 2013 Tony Parker Limited Edition

The design of the watch is extremely fashionable, while the orange scale and hands highlight the precision performance of the watch, it also outlines its sporty appearance; and the orange lines on the sides of the classic smooth belt further highlight these characteristics. The exclusive design at the 9 o’clock position on the dial uses the oversized Arabic numeral ‘9’ as a scale to symbolize Tony Parker’s jersey number ‘9’. The watch is also unique in that it is limited to 4,999 units. The well-designed back cover is printed with the signature and jersey number of the basketball master. All you have to do is keep up with Tony Parker and own this limited edition watch.
Technical Parameters
Made in Switzerland
Quartz Movement
316L stainless steel case with screw-in crown and pattern printed on the back cover
Scratch-resistant sapphire crystal
Water-resistant to withstand pressures equivalent to 20 bar (200 meters / 660 feet)
Leather strap with butterfly buckle
Limited edition of 4,999
Suggested retail price: RMB 4,200