This year Vacheron Constantin hopes to raise its extravagance sports watch to another level with the presentation of a mainstream complication. Interestingly, the famous Overseas assortment will incorporate a self-winding tourbillon development. You will not think that its enveloped with valuable metal however. Keeping with the games watch ethos, VC will offer this magnificence in a hardened steel, super meager case. Peruse on for all the details.
The Overseas assortment needs little presentation. Well known with gatherers and lovers the same, it is VC’s response to the AP Royal Oak and Patek Philippe Nautilus. Throughout the long term these steel extravagance sports watches have advanced to become complicated magnum opuses in their own right. For instance, a year ago saw the presentation of the Nautilus Perpetual Calendar 5740G and the Royal Oak RD#2 , the world’s most slender self-winding never-ending calendar.
VC obviously as of now has a super dainty never-ending schedule chronograph in the Overseas line-up, just as a World Time . Accordingly, the presentation of a tourbillon this year bodes well. Also, we need to say, from the start look, it appears very striking.
As I referenced before, this debut tourbillon model will be offered in tempered steel – I envision a valuable metal form will follow sooner or later as well. Initially, the watch seems to be like the time-just form, notwithstanding, the case is somewhat bigger at 42.5mm in distance across. It’s likewise more slender at simply 10.1mm thick. The trademark six-side bezel is cleaned and differentiates pleasantly against the brushed completion of the case.
Moving inwards, a clear blue-lacquered dial with sunburst silk finish gives a solid setting to the eye-getting tourbillon at 6 o’clock. Around the fringe is a velvet-completed spine. Time is shown midway by hour markers and hands made from 18k white gold and faceted for additional volume. A white glowing covering guarantees simple perusing in low light conditions.
Inside, oneself winding tourbillon development is the now-recognizable, super slim 188-section Caliber 2160. Presented in 2018, it has just included in the Traditionelle assortment and furthermore the FIFTYSIX Tourbillon . An assembling development, it quantifies simply 5.65mm thick, thanks to some extent to the utilization of a 22k gold fringe rotor. Beating at a recurrence of 2.5 Hz, it gives a sound 80-hour power hold. A sapphire caseback offers a decent perspective on development’s customary wrapping up. On the dial side in the interim, the openworked carriage is formed like a Maltese Cross. Once more, completing is to an undeniable level. For instance, the bar of the tourbillon carriage is altogether hand-angled, the consequence of around 12 hours of work.
As with other Overseas models, the new Overseas Tourbillon (Ref 6000V/110A-B544), highlights VC’s lash compatibility idea. This implies you have the decision of wearing it on a steel wristband, a blue leather tie or an elastic lash, all effectively exchangeable without the require for tools.
The cost of the Vacheron Constantin Overseas Tourbillon Ref 6000V will be EUR 112,000. More subtleties at www.vacheron-constantin.com .