Vacheron Constantin Unveils Patrimony Traditionnelle 14-Day Tourbillon Watch

Nov 22, 2011
Vacheron Constantin presents its new Patrimony Traditionnelle 14-day Tourbillon watch, created in full compliance with the norms of Poincon de Geneve (Geneva Seal). As the name of the novelty suggests, it is equipped with a tourbillon.


The tourbillon is connected to a manufactory-made hand-wound 2260 caliber movement. Richly decorated, it comprises 231 individual parts, including 31 jewels. The heart of the new Vacheron Constantin watch measures 29.10mm in diameter and is 6.8mm thick.

The caliber beats to the rhythm of 18,800 vibrations per hour. It incorporates 4 barrels, mounted in coupled pairs. They ensure an impressive 14-day (336 hours) power reserve.

The movement is hidden inside a 42 mm 18 k rose gold case. Its thickness is 12.2mm. Both front and back sides of the model are fitted with sapphire crystals. The water-resistance of the model is assured down to 30 meters.

The new Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle 14-day Tourbillon watch reveals a silver-toned opaline dial. It is completed with applied hour-markers and a minute circle, encouraged by vintage pocket watches from the brands rich heritage. The display offers central hours and minutes, a power reserve indicator at 12 oclock and the tourbillon mechanism in an opening at 6 oclock.

The new Vacheron Constantin watch is coupled with a brown hand-sewn Mississippiensis alligator leather strap. It terminates in a white gold folding triple-blade clasp.

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