Vacheron Constantin Overseas Tourbillon dressed in pink gold

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Tourbillon pink gold
Overseas Tourbillon Pink Gold
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After a steel version in 2019, the Overseas tourbillon model now appears attired in 18K 5N pink gold. A tourbillon, a blue lacquered dial with a sunburst satin finish and an interchangeable bracelet/strap system accompany this material that is both refined and modern – two principles deeply cherished by the Maison. This new model, presented at Watches & Wonders 2021, is part of the theme of the Maison for 2021 : entitled Classic with a Twist, it highlights Vacheron Constantin’s creative energy, guided by an identity that celebrates a heritage and dares to deliver the unexpected.

  • An all-pink gold version beautifully matching the blue lacquered dial and sunburst satin finish
  • An ultra-thin mechanical self-winding movement with a tourbillon: calibre 2160 with a peripheral rotor and 80-hour power reserve
  • Three interchangeable bracelet/straps

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Tourbillon pink gold

This new pink gold version highlights more than 265 years of watchmaking tradition passed on from generation to generation within the workshops of the Manufacture. It testifies to the care devoted by the Maison to producing extremely complicated watches with unfailing care for technical detail and reliability – as exemplified in calibre 2160, an ultra-thin tourbillon movement measuring just 5.65 mm thick.

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Tourbillon pink gold

The spirit of travel

The 18K 5N pink gold Overseas tourbillon is driven by the spirit of travel, inherited from one of Vacheron Constantin’s founders. The Maison had its eye on far horizons right from the start, establishing a presence on four continents by the 19th century and nurturing its expansion by travelling to different parts of the world and making landmark encounters throughout its history. Building on the strength of this dynamic, the Manufacture constantly evolves its models in line with its customers’ requirements, such as this new version of the Overseas tourbillon model embodying a modern lifestyle that is resolutely open to the world.

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Tourbillon pink gold

A sporty and elegant design

This new Overseas tourbillon timepiece exudes elegance in every situation. Its sleekly sophisticated design stems from the dynamic and harmonious lines of its 18K 5N pink gold case and its hexagonal bezel suggesting the shape of the Maltese cross. The precious 42.5 mm case frames an emblematic blue lacquered dial with a sunburst satin finish reflecting a resolutely urban spirit.

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Tourbillon pink gold

In addition to its deep hue specifically developed for the collection, it is distinguished by the richness of its details: a sunburst finish accentuated by elegant light effects, 18K 5N pink gold hour-markers and hands, all beautifully matching the interchangeable bracelet/straps. The watch can be worn as desired with a 18K 5N pink gold bracelet or a strap in blue Mississippiensis alligator leather or blue rubber. The leather and rubber straps each come with an 18K 5N pink gold pin buckle. No tools are required for these smooth and easy swaps. This simple and reliable interchangeability concept developed by the Maison enables a true sense of controlled originality.

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Tourbillon pink gold

Calibre 2160

The quest for excellence driving the Maison’s watchmakers makes them clearly aware of the imperatives that a calibre must meet. Technical mastery and extreme precision are the common denominators of this timepiece, whose rotating tourbillon cancels out the effects of the Earth’s gravity. Above and beyond the sophistication of this ultra-thin movement comprising 188 components housed within a 5.65 mm-thick space, the spirit of the collection is pragmatically expressed through a comfortable 80-hour power reserve and the useful presence of a small seconds on the tourbillon carriage.

Technical mastery is also evident in the calibre’s finishes. In addition to the openworked tourbillon carriage, the latter features a bar whose delicate hand-chamfering requires nearly 12 hours of work on this component alone. On the caseback side, the 22K gold peripheral oscillating weight – adorned with motifs inspired by the Maltese cross – not only enhances the thickness of the movement, but also enables one to admire the beauty of the traditionally-finished components.

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Tourbillon pink gold
The automatic caliber 2160 has an 80-hour power reserve. Its 188 components come to life in a 31 mm diameter with a thickness of 5.65 mm. This movement is certified with the Hallmark of Geneva.

Classic with a Twist

Vacheron Constantin’s creativity has always remained closely attuned to its time while evoking its memories. This byword for elegance, adopted by each watchmaker, artisan and designer throughout the years and centuries, celebrates heritage and dares to explore the unexpected. Poised at the intersection between technical virtuosity and aesthetic refinement, the enduring allure of Vacheron Constantin timepieces makes its way unscathed through passing eras. Because timelessness cannot be achieved merely by complying with the canons of traditional watchmaking, each creation is tinged with a touch of boldness revealed in the smallest details. Special displays, offset indications, specific chamfering of all components, hand-crafted finishing and the complexity of a mechanism are just a few examples of this expertise. The result is a very personal field of expression where technique and style converge in a subtle harmony between the conventional and the atypical.

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Tourbillon pink gold

Sum-up

Dedicated to travellers, the Overseas tourbillon model in its new 18K 5N pink gold case is perfectly in tune with the times. It embodies modernity and technical excellence with its ultra-thin calibre 2160 tourbillon movement, which cultivates attention to detail expressed through every aspect of its finishing. Its three easily interchangeable bracelet/straps – in pink gold, alligator leather and rubber – make this a watch suited to every occasion.

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Tourbillon pink gold Technical Specifications

Reference 6000V/110R-B733

Calibre
2160
Developed and manufactured by Vacheron Constantin
Mechanical, self-winding, peripheral rotor
31 mm (13½’’’) diameter, 5.65 mm thick
Approximately 80 hours of power reserve
2.5 Hz (18,000 vibrations per hour)
188 components
30 jewels
Hallmark of Geneva certified timepiece

Indications
Hours, minutes, small seconds on tourbillon carriage (coloured screw)
Tourbillon

Case
18K 5N pink gold
42.5 mm diameter, 10.39 mm thick
Soft iron casing ring ensuring anti-magnetic protection
Transparent sapphire crystal caseback
Water-resistant tested at a pressure of 5 bar (approx. 50 metres)

Dial
Translucent blue-lacquered, sunburst satin-finished base with velvet-finished flange
18K 5N pink gold hour-markers and hours & minutes hands highlighted with Super-LumiNova®

Bracelet
18K 5N pink gold bracelet (half Maltese cross-shaped polished and satin-brushed links), secured by a 18K 5N pink gold triple-blade folding clasp with push-pieces and comfort-adjustment system

Additional straps
Blue Mississippiensis alligator leather with blue stitches
Blue rubber

Buckles
Each additional strap comes with an 18K 5N pink gold buckle

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