Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon and Traditionnelle Tourbillon Jewellery

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Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon and Traditionnelle Tourbillon Jewellery
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The Traditionnelle collection combines aesthetic refinement and technical sophistication in the feminine mode by welcoming the very first Vacheron Constantin self-winding tourbillon in a lady’s watch. A gem of horological complexity interpreted as two precious models celebrating mechanical art with great panache – Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon and Traditionnelle Tourbillon Jewellery.

Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon
Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon
  • The first Vacheron Constantin ladies’ self-winding tourbillon
  • A 39 mm case in pink and white gold versions
  • An extremely thin movement, the in-house 2160 calibre, featuring a peripheral rotor and a three-day power reserve
Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon Jewellery
Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon Jewellery

A round stepped case, a discreet bezel, a fluted case-back, a rail-track minute-circle, slender dauphine-shaped hands and baton-type hour-markers: the pure and elegant Traditionnelle collection showcases technical refinement conveyed through eminently horological characteristics. This timeless elegance embodied by timepieces whose form follows function is now expressed through two new feminine models featuring a tourbillon for the first time. Housed within a new 39 mm diamond-set pink gold case, or in a diamond-paved white gold jewellery version, this prestigious horological complication appears in unprecedented feminine finery. For demanding women looking for a timepiece that combines precision and style.

 

Traditionnelle tourbillon

Technical refinement meets aesthetic elegance in this model imbued with exquisite femininity. It is the epitome of glowing radiance, balanced proportions and subtle details. Its classic 39 mm case crafted from 18 carats 5N pink gold sparkles with 208 brilliant-cut diamonds set on the bezel, caseband and lugs.

Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon
Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon

Its captivating mother-of-pearl dial provides an iridescent backdrop for the majestic spectacle of the tourbillon, surrounded by a diadem of 46 brilliant-cut diamonds. Precious finery indeed for this Traditionnelle tourbillon that is an integral part of the collection’s aesthetic heritage. The extremely slim case features stepped flanks and a fluted caseback.

Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon
Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon

The dial is punctuated by a rail-track minute-circle with dauphine-shaped hands and pink gold baton-type hour-markers. A pleasing composition that seductively wraps itself around the wrist on a grey satin strap secured by a diamond-set folding clasp. A second grey strap in alligator leather is delivered with the timepiece.

 

Traditionnelle tourbillon jewellery

The sophisticated mechanical tourbillon complication is viewed through the prism of jewellery-making virtuosity. Sculpted in 18 carats white gold, this prestigious timepiece reinterprets the heritage of the Traditionnelle collection through an elegant 39 mm stepped round case, a slender bezel, a fluted caseback and a dial swept over by dauphine-shaped hands.

Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon Jewellery

The collection’s characteristic design nonetheless gives way to the flamboyance of diamonds. Bedecked in 559 brilliant-cut and baguette-cut diamonds totalling more than 6.5 carats, the Traditionnelle tourbillon jewellery watch highlights the technical sophistication of the tourbillon, whose low frequency makes it possible to admire each rotation.

Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon Jewellery

This majestic interpretation embraces the wrist with a dazzling halo of light on a blue satin strap secured by a diamond-set gold folding clasp. Available exclusively in Vacheron Constantin boutiques, the Traditionnelle tourbillon jewellery comes with a second blue strap in alligator leather.

Vacheron Constantin Calibre 2160
Vacheron Constantin Calibre 2160

Calibre 2160, a model of elegance and precision

The in-house 2160 calibre unveiled in 2018 finds its place for the first time at the heart of a watch dedicated to women. Thanks to the tourbillon that cancels out the effects of the Earth’s gravity, this self-winding movement is distinguished by its extreme precision, operating at a low 2.5 Hertz frequency enabling one to admire the steady beating of the mechanism. The 2160 calibre is also impressively slender. Equipped with a peripheral rotor, this 188-part movement is only 5.65 mm thick. A silhouette pared down to essentials results in a case measuring 39 mm in diameter and 11.22 mm thick, whose harmonious proportions are perfectly suited to the feminine wrist.Vacheron Constantin Calibre 2160

In addition to its reliability and precision, the 2160 calibre is characterised by a comfortable 80-hour power reserve and the presence of a small seconds display on the tourbillon by means of a blackened screw – a function highlighted by meticulous attention to each and every aesthetic detail. On the front, the bar of the openworked tourbillon carriage inspired by the shape of the Maltese cross, is entirely hand-bevelled, an operation lasting almost 11 hours for this component alone. Visible through the transparent caseback, the movement is adorned with Côtes de Genève finishing. These traditional decorations contrast with the refined aesthetics of the peripheral rotor in sandblasted 22 carats gold.

 

Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon and Traditionnelle Tourbillon Jewellery

Summary

For the first time, Vacheron Constantin highlights the majestic tourbillon complication through the prism of feminine elegance. Housed within a new 39 mm case, mechanical sophistication appears attired in unprecedented finery. Available in 18 carats 5N pink gold set with brilliant-cut diamonds with a mother-of-pearl dial or in 18 carats white gold set with brilliant and baguette-cut diamonds on both case and dial, the Traditionnelle tourbillon watch beats to the rhythm of the in-house 2160 calibre, a guarantee of reliability, precision and finesse accentuated by hand-crafted fine watchmaking finishes.

 

Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon and Traditionnelle Tourbillon Jewellery Technical Specifications

Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon Jewellery
Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon Jewellery

Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon

Reference

Calibre

  • 2160/1
  • 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
  • Tourbillon

Case

  • 18K 5N pink gold case set with 208 round-cut diamonds on sides, lugs and bezel
  • 39 mm diameter 11.22 mm thick
  • Crown set with a brilliant-cut diamond
  • Transparent sapphire crystal caseback
  • Water-resistance tested at a pressure of 3 bar (approx. 30 meters)

Dial

  • Mother-of-pearl
  • 18K 5N pink gold tourbillon sub-dial set with 46 round-cut diamonds
  • 18K 5N pink gold applied hour-markers and hours & minutes handsBlack screw on tourbillon carriage for seconds indication

Straps

  • Grey satin with calf inner shell
  • Delivered with an additional grey Mississippiensis alligator leather strap, saddle-finish, large square scales

Clasp

  • 18K 5N pink gold folding clasp set with 36 round-cut diamonds

Total diamonds: 291 ~3.57 ct

World price:

  • 130’000 € / 142’000 USD
  • 161,000€ RSP in Germany
  • 162,000€ RSP in Austria
  • 163,000€ RSP in Czech Republic
  • 164,000€ RSP in The Netherlands
  • 164,000€ RSP in Sweden
  • 165,000€ RSP in Poland
  • 168,000€ RSP in Norway
Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon Jewellery
Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon Jewellery

Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon Jewellery

Reference

Calibre

  • 2160/1
  • 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
  • Tourbillon

Case

  • 18K white gold case set with 208 round-cut diamonds on sides, lugs and bezel
  • 39 mm diameter 11.22 mm thick
  • Crown set with a round-cut diamond
  • Transparent sapphire crystal caseback
  • Water-resistance tested at a pressure of 3 bar (approx. 30 meters)

Dial

  • 18K white gold set with 43 baguette-cut diamonds and round-cut diamonds
  • 18K white gold tourbillon sub-dial set with 46 round-cut diamonds
  • 18K white gold applied hour-markers and handsBlack screw on tourbillon carriage for seconds indication

Strap

  • Blue satin with calf inner shell
  • Delivered with an additional blue Mississippiensis alligator leather strap, saddle-finish, large square scales

Clasp

  • 18K white gold folding clasp set with 36 round-cut diamonds

Available only in Vacheron Constantin Boutiques

Total diamonds : 559 ~6.59 ct

World price:

  • 180’000 € / 197’000 USD
  • 223,000€ RSP in Germany
  • 224,000€ RSP in Austria
  • 225,000€ RSP in Czech Republic
  • 227,000€ RSP in The Netherlands
  • 227,000€ RSP in Sweden
  • 228,000€ RSP in Poland
  • 232,000€ RSP in Norway

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