Category: Vacheron Constantin

  • Vacheron Constantin Collection Excellence Platine

    Vacheron Constantin recently announced a larger Excellence Platine Patrimony Contemporary model. Previously available in a 40 mm diameter case, it is now available in 42 mm. The 7.3 mm ultra-thin case is fully polished, in solid 950 platinum. To achieve a thickness of only 7.3, the movement is a mere 2.45 mm thick. Powering the […]

  • The New Blue Vacheron Constantin Overseas Chronograph

    For 2012, Vacheron Constantin released a new Overseas Chronograph with a beautiful blue lacquered dial. The Overseas Chronograph comes in the same 42 mm case as before. The same Vacehron Constantin caliber 1137 in-house self-winding column-wheel movement (with 37 jewels, 183 components and a frequency of 3Hz). The same stainless steel bracelet with super polished […]

  • The Vacheron Constantin Historiques Ultra-Fine 1955 (Hands-On)

    Originally introduced at SIHH 2010, the Vacheron Historiques Ultra-Fine 1955 is a very basic vintage inspired timepiece with just indications for: hours and minutes. Don’t let the simplicity fool you, though, as the creation of a timepiece this thin is anything but simple. At 1.64 mm thick, the in-house manufactured caliber VC 1003 is the […]

  • Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle World Time Collection Excellence Platine

    Originally introduced at SIHH in 2011, the Patrimony Traditionnelle World Time is now available in platinum. The new model is essentially a platinum version of the original Traditionnelle World Time — with two notable distinctions. First, is the beautiful new hand-engraved platinum world map in the center of the dial (with a shaded area on […]

  • Traditionnelle Day-Date and Power Reserve Excellence Platine by Vacheron Constantin

    Along with the Traditionnelle World Time Collection Excellence Platine, Vacheron Constantin will officially unveil the new Traditionnelle Day-Date and Power Reserve Collection Excellence Platine timepiece at the Hong Kong “Watches & Wonders” show on September 30th, 2014. The Traditionnelle Day-Date and Power Reserve model is presented in a 950 platinum case measuring 39.5 x 10.65 […]

  • Vacheron Constantin Métiers d’Art Arca

    At SIHH 2015 this week, Vacheron Constantin revealed the first Métiers d’Art Arca table clock from the 12 piece series they will produce and progressively unveil throughout the year. Each piece will be unique. Four will utilize rock crystals, and the other eight will use translucent crystals, which are all sought out and meticulously hand […]

  • Harmony Ultra-Thin Grande Complication Chronograph

    Last week at the Salon international de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH), Vacheron Constantin launched the all-new Harmony collection, featuring cushion shape cases inspired by one of the brand’s first wristwatch chronograph from 1928. The collection, produced as an homage to the brand’s 260th anniversary, consists of seven limited edition models. Today, we will cover the […]

  • The Most Complicated Pocket Watch Ever Made

    Vacheron Constantin has a long tradition of producing tailor-made complicated pocket watches for discerning collectors over its existence, leading up the reference 57260, which as you may already know, is currently the most complicated pocket watch ever made. Prior to the creation of Ref. 57260, for an unnamed client in 2015, there were four notable […]

  • Maître Cabinotier Retrograde Armillary Tourbillon

    Not long after the introduction of the Ref. 57260, the most complicated watch made to date, Vacheron Constantin has unveiled yet another ultra-complicated one-off timepiece: the Maître Cabinotier Retrograde Armillary Tourbillon. Borrowing the armillary tourbillon and the double retrograde functions from the aforementioned 57260 superwatch, this contemporary timepiece has a “high-precision” manually wound movement, housed […]

  • SIHH 2017: Patrimony Moon Phase Retrograde Date and Traditionelle Minute Repeater Tourbillon

    Ahead of SIHH, which takes place January 2017, Vacheron Constantin has previewed two new timepieces: the Patrimony Moon Phase Retrograde Date and Traditionnelle Minute Repeater Tourbillon. The Patrimony Moon Phase Retrograde Date is presented in a case measuring 42.5 mm x 9.7 mm, with a silver opaline dial, in either white or pink gold. It […]

  • Hands-On with the Vacheron Constantin Overseas Dual Time

    The 1970s was an important decade for watch designer Gérald Genta, he designed the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak (1972), then the Patek Philippe Nautilus (1976) and Ingenieur SL Ref. 1832 (1976). The Vacheron Constantin 222 came out in (1977) around the same period, and while a number of online sites initially reported that Genta designed […]

  • Vacheron Constantin at SIHH 2013

    Last month at SIHH, Vacheron Constantin released new versions of several of their classic men’s lines, specifically the Patrimony Traditionelle Manual Wind in platinum with a new grey dial (pictured) and the Patrimony Traditionelle Chronograph in white gold with contrasting rose gold markers and hands. Vacheron Constantin also introduced an Overseas Chronograph with a new […]