unveils its new Patrimony Traditionnelle Small Seconds watch
. The model has been created as a tribute to the brand’s watches born in the period from the 1930s to the 1950s. It captures the glance by its pure lines and harmonious proportions.
The 950 platinum case
, 38 mm in diameter, demonstrates an elegantly slender profile. It incorporates a thin bezel and a fluted screw-down case-back with a sapphire crystal window.
The slate grey dial
is completed with applied 18K white gold hour-markers and dauphine hands. It is framed by a painted white minute circle clearly standing out against the dark background. The small seconds are displayed at 6 o’clock.
It is remarkable that the new Vacheron Constantin watch corresponds to the requirements of the Poinçon de Genève,the highly prestigious hallmark confined not only to the movement, but the whole finished timepiece.
The Patrimony Traditionnelle Small Seconds is animated by the hand-wound Vacheron Constantin 4400 movement
. The finishing and conception of the mechanism reflect its superlative craftsmanship. Oscillating at a rate of 28,800 vibrations per hour, the 127-part, 21-jewel movement provides the functions of hours, minutes and small seconds. It gives an advantage of a 65-hour power reserve
The main flat surfaces of the movement are embellished with a meticulous “Côtes de Genève” pattern. The angles and the screw heads are bevelled and hand-polished.
The new Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle Small Seconds watch
is delivered on a black Mississipiensis alligator leather strap fitted with a 950 platinum pin buckle.
The timepiece is 30-meter water-resistant
Vacheron Constantin’s iconic 1972 collection
welcomes a newcomer – the 1972 Prestige watch
. The men’s model demonstrates the balanced asymmetry strictly following the proportions of the golden section
. For example, the dimension of the longest case side, divided by the sapphire crystal length on the opposite side, equals 1.618 – the famous golden section, the principles of which were used in the creation of the greatest successes in the field of art and architecture.
The case of the novelty is sculptured in polished white gold
, accommodating a precious ultra-thin mechanical hand-wound movement.
The same as the historic model, the new Vacheron Constantin watch stands out by its elegance and harmonious proportions. The 1972 Prestige features a cambered profile matching the arched dial and sapphire crystal. The grey satin-finished sunburst dial
is embellished with subtle chevron motifs. The time is indicated by two 18K pink gold dauphine hands.
The heart of the watch is Vacheron Constantin’s Calibre 1003
. Introduced in 1955, the legendary caliber represents the thinnest mechanical hand-wound movement on the market. It is highly appreciated in the world of exclusive watchmaking as one of the most beautiful and complicated ultra-thin movements. The mechanism is just 1.64 mm thick
. It is constructed from 117 parts and operating at a frequency of 18,000 vibrations per hour. It gives an advantage of a 30-hour power reserve.
The finishing of the movement has become even more sophisticated if compared to its versions belonging to the early days. Its components are embellished with the Côtes de Genève motif, circular grained and beveled. Now, its bridges and plate are crafted from 18K gold.
The case, 30-meter water-resistant
, is presented on a brown alligator leather strap.
The new Vacheron Constantin 1972 Prestige watch
bears the highly-prestigious Poinçon de Genève (Hallmark of Geneva).
The new timepiece is available in another version
created in contrasting shades of black and white. Limited to just 40 pieces
, it is devoted to the opening of the brand’s new Paris shop at 2 Rue de la Paix. It demonstrates a shining silvered dial and the case coupled with a glossy black strap.
Remarkable Dial The process of depicting the voyage of the greatest explorers of all time on the watches' dials required from the Manufacture Vacheron Constantin all the technical and aesthetic expertise accumulated during the company's astounding 250-year history.The 'grand feu' polychrome enameled dial has two parts - one part partly overlaps the other. read more
The movement, operating at a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour, provides a 65-hour power reserve.The Vacheron Constantin Historiques American 1921 watch is secured to the wrist on a dark-brown hand-stitched alligator leather strap with square scales and fitted with an 18K pink gold buckle shaped as a half Maltese cross. read more
Once again, Vacheron Constantin has received the prestigious 'Best Men's Classic Watch' Award at the Middle East Watch of the Year Awards held in Dubai. The highly coveted award was given to the company for its Patrimony Contemporaine Retrograde Day and Date, the timepiece already voted Watch of the Year in Geneva, Switzerland.
The marvelous Vacheron Constantin watch has incorporated a double complication movement that belongs to the new generation of self-winding movements manufactured completely independently in the brand's workshops. Bearing the prestigious Hallmark of Geneva, the calibre 2460R31R7 housed in 18K pink gold case provides hour and minute, retrograde date and day functions. read more
As for the area of complicated wristwatches, Vacheron Constantin, having celebrated its 250-th anniversary in 2005, commemorated the occasion by unveiling of the "Tour de l'Ile" watch. The unique creation represents the world's most complicated double-face watch. read more
The Vacheron Constantin famous Malte line
welcomes a new timepiece – the Malte Moon Phase and Power-Reserve watch
. The watch stands out due to its sophisticated new dial demonstrating five different finishes.
The signature tonneau-shaped case of the Vacheron Constantin watch is crafted in 18K white gold or 5N pink gold. The case is of generous dimensions,39x49mm in diameter, and features original fan-shaped lugs. The case-back is satin-brushed and screw-secured. The glareproofed cambered sapphire crystal protects a harmonious dial in silvered gold.
The dial is characterized by perfect readability. The hours and minutes are indicated by facetted dagger-like hands. The dial is completed by nine hour-markers, two Roman numerals and a Maltese cross, all in 18K white or pink gold. read more
unveils its new Patrimony Traditionnelle World Time watch
. The timepiece is animated by the new Calibre 2460WT
crowned by the prestigious Hallmark of Geneva.
The new mechanical self-winding movement, elaborated and manufactured by the Manufacture, allows the watch to indicate the 37 time-zones of the world, among which there are the time-zones offset from Universal Coordinated Time (UCT) by a half - or quarter-hour. The exclusive mechanism was patented by the brand.
The Vacheron Constantin specialists wanted to develop a mechanical movement that would allow the timepiece feature the time not only in the full time zones, but also the partial ones, keeping the watch’s owner aware of the exact temporal reality in the 37 time zones
. It should be mentioned that there are countries that adopted a half-hour or quarter-hour difference from UTC.
has created its Patrimony Contemporaine Retrograde Day and Date watch
in the purest metal - platinum
. The timepiece is limited to just 100 pieces. In 2007, the pink gold version of the watch was voted 'Watch of the Year'.
The Patrimony Contemporaine Retrograde Day and Date features a considerably-sized platinum case, measuring 42.5 mm in diameter. The sand-blasted platinum dial
of the watch bears the exclusive PT950 hallmark. The timepiece is secured to the wrist on a blue alligator strap
hand-stitched with the brand's exclusive woven platinum and silk thread. The elegant strap is equipped with a platinum folding clasp.
In addition to the hour and minute display, the Vacheron Constantin watch provides two really useful complications: day and date
. The functions are displayed via two original retrograde indicators
on the dial, reflecting the interior sophistication of the mechanical movement.
The convex sapphire crystal case back allows one to admire the finishing and decoration of the Vacheron Constantin in-house 2460R31R7 movement
, stamped with the Hallmark of Geneva. The automatic movement boasts the meticulous chamfering work of the Cotes-de-Geneve decorated bridges and circular graining of the plate. The mechanism incorporates a 22K yellow gold guilloche rotor powered by an innovative system of ceramic ball-bearings.
The Patrimony Contemporaine Retrograde Day and Date watch in platinum is created to win the hearts of collectors who admire excellence in every detail and for watch enthusiasts appreciating timepieces that are contemporary and technical at the same time.
proudly presents its new Patrimony Traditionnelle Self-Winding watch
. The novelty has been created as a perfect reflection of authentic horological traditions.
The new Vacheron Constantin watch corresponds to the new Hallmark of Geneva requirements
that are now applied not only to the movement, but to the entire timepiece.
The new Patrimony Traditionnelle fascinates the glance by its pure lines and nicely balanced proportions. The opaline silver-toned dial
reflects the elegance of traditional watchmaking. You will notice such nice details
as a slender bezel, a knurled motif embellishing the screw-down case-back, 18K pink gold applied hour-markers, black-painted indications minute-track and refined dauphine hands.
The Swiss watch manufacture Vacheron Constantin is about to release its new horological masterpiece - the Quai de l’Ile Retrograde Annual Calendar watch.
Launched in 2008, the original Quai de I’Ile timepiece was enthusiastically received by the discerning audience. Then, the public could enjoy the Day-Date Self Winding and Day-Date with Power Reserve versions of this model. Now, the line is joined by a stunning timepiece equipped with a Retrograde Annual Calendar complication.
The aforementioned retrograde date indicator is found on an extremely legible dial, which can be dressed in different colors. The calendar, which requires correction once a year, is located on a segment, extending from 2 to 5 o’clock.
The display of the new Vacheron Constantin watch is visually balanced by a moon-phase indicator, which needs to be manually corrected just once per 122 years.
is happy to deliver its new one-of-a-kind Dove watch
. Specially manufactured for Only Watch 2011, it carries on the Metiers d’Art tradition
, which successfully unites applied arts and creative horology.
The inspiration behind the new Vacheron Constantin watch is a drawing by a Dutch graphic artist Maurits Cornelis Escher
. The novelty is set in a 40mm case
in 18-carat white gold
The model comes equipped with a white gold dial. It is skillfully engraved and graced by champleve enameling. The face of the new Vacheron Constantin Dove watch
sports red birds, performed in translucide enameling. The white birds are done in opalescent enameling, while the gold birds are guilloched by hand.
In 2010, Vacheron Constantin
is proud to unveil a new complicated timepiece to join its Collection Excellence Platine
- the Patrimony Traditionnelle “Calibre 2253” watch
The new Calibre 2253
was created by the brand’s engineering department. The development of the movement required more than several thousands of hours. It provides such sophisticated functions
as a perpetual calendar, the equation of time and the times of sunrise and sunset. Moreover, it incorporates a tourbillon escapement.
Although boasting the amazing mechanical complexity, the Calibre 2253 provides a remarkable power reserve
– about 336 hours (equal to 14 days). It became possible due to two pairs of coupled barrels. The power reserve is visible via a sapphire-crystal case-back.
The new Vacheron Constantin Atelier Cabinotiers collection gets a new member - Vladimir watch. Its name stems from the ancient term Volodimir, which means “peace to all”.
Appealing and function-packed, the new Vacheron Constantin unique watch is proposed with a 47mm case, rendered in 18K 5N pink gold. Its top is shielded by a convex glare-proofed sapphire crystal. The side of the timepiece is hand-engraved with 12 Chinese zodiac signs in bas-relief. The back part of the model is engraved with “Les Cabinotiers” identification and “AC” Hallmark.
Enclosed in the case is an 18K white gold dial, guilloched by hand. It is completed with a minute-track painted in white and 8 applied hour-markers in 18K pink gold.
The display of the new Vacheron Constantin Atelier Cabinotiers Vladimir watch provides an impressive array of functions.
has recently released its new Atelier Cabinotiers Philosophia one-of-a-kind watch
. Delivered to its lucky owner in a custom-made presentation box, it boasts an appealing design and exclusive mechanism.
The new Vacheron Constantin watch is available with 43mm case
, rendered in 18K 5N pink gold
. It is armed with a top convex sapphire crystal, glare-proofed on one side.
The back part of the watch features a power reserve indicator. It reveals a small plaque, marked with the intertwined constellations of Ursa Major and Ursa Minor
. Here also sits an inscription “Les Cabinotiers” and the Atelier Cabinotiers coat of arms, which testify to the exceptional origin of the model.
The Vacheron Constantin iconic Overseas collection
welcomes a new version of the Overseas Chronograph Perpetual Calendar watch
. As witnessed by its name, the new timepiece has smartly combined two most favored horological complications - a chronograph and a perpetual calendar.
The new Vacheron Constantin watch has inherited all the signature characteristics of the Overseas collection. The case demonstrates flowing and powerful lines. It incorporates the bezel inspired by the brand’s Maltese Cross emblem. The case-back reveals a raised medallion depicting the Amerigo Vespucci ship.
The 42mm-in-diameter case
is rendered in 18K pink gold. It is 150-meter water-resistant. It is constructed with a soft iron cage that offers protection to the mechanical movement from magnetic fields of up to 25,000 A/m.
The Vacheron Constantin Overseas collection
is joined by a new version of the Overseas Chronograph watch
. The timepiece demonstrates a steel case and a deep blue dial.
The new Vacheron Constantin watch has maintained all the signature codes and characteristics of the flagship model initially unveiled in 1996. Pay attention to the distinctive bezel inspired by the Maltese Cross, the crown and screw-lock pushers, the soft iron cage used for the proper protection of the mechanical movement from magnetic fields of up to 25,000 A/. One more important characteristic of the model is its water-resistance down to 150 meters
The 42 mm case
is mounted on a supple and comfortable steel bracelet
featuring the links shaped like a half Maltese Cross.
has decided to mark the 55th anniversary of the birth of its ultra-thin Calibre 1003 by unveiling a newly designed version of the movement.
, that tops the list of the most beautiful and refined ultra-thin movements ever created, has been challenging mechanical laws for more than 50 years.
The process of the movement production is extremely sophisticated and the most highly qualified Vacheron Constantin specialists are responsible for its adjustment.
The redesigned version of the caliber is still the slimmest movement
available, with its 1.64 mm thickness and 21.10 mm diameter.
The finishing of the caliber has become even more refined, with its bridges and mainplate sculptured from 18K gold. The 117-part movement operates at a frequency of 18,000 vibrations per hour. The tiny movement provides more than 30 hours of power reserve. read more
In 2009, Vacheron Constantin
unveiled its new Overseas watches crafted in stainless steel and titanium. This year, the Overseas collection welcomes a new interpretation of the Overseas Dual Time presented in this successful combination of materials.
The new Vacheron Constantin Overseas Dual Time Steel and Titanium watch
provides a range of useful functions - two time zones, a day/night indicator, a power reserve indicator, and a date function.
The stainless steel and titanium case
of the watch measures 42mm in diameter. The case construction, impressing by its strength and lightness, provides reliable protection against magnetic fields and is 150-meter water-resistant. It demonstrates finely-grained brushed finishing and polished bevels. The zest of the case is the signature Maltese Cross bezel sculptured in titanium. read more
The Vacheron Constantin Metiers d'Art Collection
has been joined by the new Vacheron Constantin Malte Tourbillon Regulator watch
. The timepiece reveals a unique combination of arts of Haute Joaillerie and Haute Horlogerie and boasts invisible diamond setting.
The tonneau-shaped case
of the Vacheron Constantin watch is crafted in 18K white gold. The case is paved with 270 baguette-cut diamonds
, with a total weight of 12.25 carats. The precious stones completely hide the underlying white gold case from the eye.
The hand-crafted invisible diamond setting
is a highly sophisticated task, especially if to consider the intricate shape of the Malte case, with its sharp angles, edges and taut lines. The diamonds emit maximum luminosity as they are borne by a system of "tracks." The task of the invisible diamond setting required 2,000 hours of meticulous work. read more