Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle Chronograph Watch for Avid Collectors

Feb 04, 2009
The Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle line, highly demanded among avid watch collectors, has been joined by a new exceptional timepiece - Patrimony Traditionnelle Chronograph watch.

The new timekeeping creation has inherited all the aesthetic peculiarities of the line, including the fine bezel framing the dials in several shades of silver, the elegant dauphine hands, and the knurling around the sapphire crystal back.

The Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle Chronograph watch pays tribute to the best of the watchmaking tradition. The timepiece accommodates a famous Vacheron Constantin manual-winding movement - the legendary 1141 calibre column-wheel chronograph movement, appreciated by all the experts as one of the most advanced movements from both technical and aesthetic point of view.

The 1141 calibre incorporates a unique balance reminding of the 1940-s. It operates at a frequency of 18,000 vibrations per hour. The movement gives an advantage of a 48-hour power reserve.

The Vacheron Constantin watch reveals the lines characteristically classic case fascinating by its extreme elegance. The 18K pink gold case, 42mm in diameter, boasts 30-meter water-resistance. The sapphire crystal case back allows to feast one's eyes upon the beauty of the movement beating inside and its unique geometry and perfect finishing.

The silvered opaline dial of the exceptional Vacheron Constantin watch demonstrates two counters reminiscent of the 1940-s, the golden age of chronograph watches. The 30-minute chronograph counter is positioned at 3 oclock and the small seconds counter is found at 9 oclock. The dial provides supreme legibility of all the indications, including the tachometer scale featured on the dial rim. The dial is shielded by sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on the inside.

The Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle Chronograph watch embraces the wrist with a brown hand-stitched, saddle-finish, square-scaled alligator leather strap. It is fitted with a pink gold folding clasp featuring a half of the Maltese cross.

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