A new innovative & contemporary line developed & manufactured in-house by Vacheron Constantin. Named after the companies historical address dating back since 1873-1874.
Rose Gold - brushed/satin finished case with polished finished bezel & lugs.
Composed of 38 individual components.
Silver dial with an embedded sapphire crystal date ring.
Finely printed "VACHERON CONSTANTIN GENEVE" in black ink.
Applied rose gold hour markers in a combination of indexes & Arabic Numerals.
Finely printed minute track.
Polished rose gold hands.
Hour & minute hands with luminous fill.
The dial also feature a small "sun" design which is also produces by the "Metalization process". The sun design is inspired by the clock on the Tour de l’Ile in Place Bel-Air, in the Saint-Gervais district of Geneva. At one time, all the watchmakers on the square set their watches and clocks by it.
The date is indicated
Laser engraved date numbers on the crystal filled with white ink. Unlike traditional date wheels where the date is printed on a wheel & the wheel turns each day, the Quai de l'Ile date numbers are engraved & on the dial crystal - there is a separate contrasting solid colored plate that moves beneath the date & creates a contrasting background to the current date.
Passport - each watch comes with a real passport identifying the exact model number, case number & movement serial number. The Passport is also the Certificate of Authenticity & contains the service card (which is filled in by the VC watchmaker when the time for service is necessary). The Passport incorporates security elements against forgery such as
UV marking in invisible ink: The pattern on the cover is printed in invisible ink and can only be seen with a UV lamp (black light).
Line engraving and offset printing with highly technical security inks.
Optical Variable Ink: The sun representing the Tour de l’Ile is in OVI, an ink that changes color with the angle of the document.
Hot stamping silvered: Thermal printing of silver ink on paper.
Latent image: Image that is visible depending on the angle of the document.
Laser perforation: For printing the passport’s unique number.
Micro-printing: Printing of micro-texts on different pages of the passport: “Since 1755, Vacheron Constantin has been creating exceptional and precious watches that combine tradition, the finest craftsman ship innovation.”
Transvision: Two incomplete images are printed on either side of a page and brought together using transparency.
Each watch comes with an additional matching rubber strap & deployant buckle.
USB Key: The USB is packed with useful information such as An interactive tool available in 11 languages, a word of introduction from the CEO, Watch instructions, Watch data sheet, A “Did you know…” list on the characteristics of the watch, Press photos and animated sequences, Limited international guarantee, Passport details, Step-by-step description of the complete service & much more...
The watch comes in the newly designed box with a built in window - so that the watch is viewable even though the watch is boxed.
Comes with a more compact & practical travel pouch.
VC Caliber 2460 QH rhodium (light colored) finish. Beats at 28,800 vph, contains 27 jewels & has an approximate Power Reserve of 40 hours.
Each movement is stamped with the Geneva Quality Hallmark