Vacheron Constantin New Historiques models presented in Paris
Vacheron Constantin organized an international preview in the salons of the Hôtel de Crillon in Paris to unveil its new timepieces in the Historiques collection.
Vacheron Constantin added three new models to its Historiques collection and chose the salons of the legendary Hôtel de Crillon to stage an international preview for its clients and the press to unveil its timepieces.
International preview in Paris © Vacheron Constantin
Embodying the essence of 1920s and 1940s creativity, the Historiques Triple Calendrier 1948 and 1942 models, along with the American 1921 – 36.5 mm, could not have dreamt of a better setting in which to be presented: a place brimming with heritage facing the Place de la Concorde, an atmosphere tinged with neo-retro touches and humming to the tune of jazz music; a discovery of mixology with one of the Hôtel de Crillon’s masters of the art; a spirits tasting, Blackjack and roulette casino tables. Other highlights of the event included a demonstration by a master-watchmaker working on Manufacture movements, along with a photo booth enabling guests to try on the new Historiques creations.
Watch of dandies and chic urban women, icon of the Roaring Twenties, the Historiques American 1921 – 36.5 mm distils the spirit of an era as well as the high technical standards upheld by Vacheron Constantin. Reinterpreted in a 36.50 mm diameter version, this emblematic timepiece radiates even greater style. A cushion-shaped watch in 18K 5N pink gold, a distinctive diagonal display mode, an offset crown between 1 and 2 o’clock: the Historiques American 1921 small model continues to play the vintage card while remaining loyal to its original aesthetic codes. Classic and yet subtly offbeat…
Historiques American 1921 - 35.6 mm © Vacheron Constantin
The two Historiques Triple Calendrier models revive a complication and a style epitomising the 1940s: a calendar, a round case featuring triple gadroons, a two-tone dial, claw-type lugs and a mechanical manual-winding movement are the signature characteristics of the new Triple Calendrier 1942 and Triple Calendrier 1948.
Historiques Triple Calendrier 1942 © Vacheron Constantin
Historiques Triple Calendrier 1948 © Vacheron Constantin
An exploration of the history of Vacheron Constantin is a voyage of discovery, revealing the excellence of age-old watchmaking. Each timepiece is the result of the creative inspiration of the watchmaker or craftsman, dedicating their knowhow to the birth of outstanding watches. The Manufacture also works within a social and environmental code of ethics, and has had Responsible Jewellery Council certification since 2012.Find out more
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