Vacheron Constantin, founded in Geneva in 1755, is the oldest watchmaking Maison that has never stopped its activities. At SIHH 2016 (International Salon  de la Haute Horlogerie) it has presented the new Overseas models manufactured according to the most authentic tradition of watchmaking excellence and respecting the criteria of the Hallmark of Geneva: the exclusive seal established in 1886 by the "bureau de contrôle facultatif des montres de Genève "that the House has obtained since 1901.

Dedicated to those who love to travel the first Overseas were created in 1996, inspired by a sports watch by Vacheron Constantin in 1977, the "222". Designed for sporting use, suitable for any occasion and circumstance, extremely versatile thanks to the straps, bracelets and interchangeable buckles, they are characterized by an hexagonal bezel and a fluted crown and they have the case back decorated with the engraving of the tall ship Amerigo Vespucci and the stainless steel bracelet with closure Maltese cross.

The rounded window, is characterized by polished and satin finishes, an opening on the dial and it’s worked guarded by a sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment on both sides. The quadrants can be covered by a translucent blue lacquer, silvery color, pink beige or gray and, depending on the models and alternate soleil finishes, blued or with a velvety effect that increase the depth. Indexes and luminescent faceted gold hands are made of the same metal that wraps the flange of the dial. In some watches the hour markers are marked by Arabic numerals. From the sapphire crystal screw back it’s possible to see the 22-carat gold oscillating weight decorated with a compass rose, a symbol that always indicates the cardinal points to travelers whose timepieces Overseas are directed. A closer inspection of the rotor reveals the different finishes sandblasted, polished, and grain, which decorate it.

1. Overseas Chronograph

Ref. 5500V / 110A-B075 - steel case, silver dial

Ref. 5500V / 110A-B148 - steel case, blue dial

Ref. 5500V / 000R-B074 - pink gold case, silver dial

Driven by a self-winding Calibre 5200 with the shunting of the chronograph functions and controlled by a column wheel and vertical coupling is available with stainless steel case and rose gold of 42.5 mm in diameter. The buttons, crown and screw back guarantee water resistance up to 150 meters. It is available depending on the model with leather straps and rubber or with the traditional metal bracelet.

2. Overseas only time

Ref. 4500V / 110A B-126 - steel case, silver dial

Ref. 4500V / 110A-B128 - steel case, blue dial

Ref. 4500V / 000R-B127 - pink gold case, silver dial

The new 5100 caliber is housed inside the case of 41 mm and can be made of steel or rose gold. Water resistant to 150 meters this Overseas provides the essential functions of a solotempo: hours, minutes, seconds and date. It has a 60-hour power reserve and the crate here measuring 41.5 mm is protected against magnetic fields thanks to a soft iron ring. It is available with leather straps and rubber or with the traditional metal bracelet .

3. Overseas petit modèle

Ref. 2305V / 100A-B078 - steel case, pinkish beige dial

Ref. 2305V / 100A-B170 - steel case, blue dial

Ref. 2305V / 100R-B077 - pink gold case, pinkish beige dial

Ref. 2305V / 000R-B077 - pink gold case, blue dial

Overseas petit modèle has set on the bezel. a 84 brilliant-cut diamonds, for a total of over one carat. Inside the stainless steel or rose gold, 37 mm in diameter, with soft iron ring for anti-magnetic protection, beats the new caliber 5300. The steel models include three interchangeable straps and a folding clasp. The rose gold models two or three straps adaptable to both the interchangeable folding clasp that a classic clasp with buckle.

4. Ultra-flat Overseas Perpetual Calendar

Ref. 4300V / 120G-B102 - white gold case, gray dial

This model features the famous manufacture caliber 1120, ultra-thin self-winding movement of only 2.45 mm thick, with perpetual calendar and moon phases.

The case measuring 41.5 mm in white gold, and with its thickness of 8.10 is not equally thin. The dial is translucent gray with faceted hands flying in the luminescent gold indices. The view of the Calibre 1120 QP from sapphire crystal, in addition to the curated oscillating weight, highlights all the detailed finishes glossy finish, sandblasted and circular grains. Features a white gold bracelet with interchangeable length adjustment system is connectable with two straps, one in leather the other rubber, closed by a pin buckle in white gold.

5. Ultra-flat Overseas

Ref. 2000V / 120G-B122 - white gold case, gray dial

This ultra-slim mounts Caliber 1120 but without complications it is only one time to 100%. The white gold case is smaller in size measuring 40 mm and the thickness is 7.50 mm. You can choose between a white gold bracelet with polished links and satin-shaped Maltese Cross, a black alligator strap or a third rubber.

Come to visit us in the store to admire the Vacheron Constantin watches collection that boasts the charm and timeless elegance.