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Vacheron Constantin Offers New 1972 Prestige for Opening of Paris BoutiquesharetweetshareOn June 23, 1972, at Paris's Ritz Hotel, the Comite de France awarded the rare and coveted Prestige en France award to Swiss watch manufacture Vacheron Constantin. Because first Swiss watch brand to get this distinction, Vacheron launched an exceptional breitling mens watch , asymmetrical timepiece, now termed as the 1972. Now, to celebrate the opening of their Paris boutique (located at 2 Rue de la Paix, not too far from the Ritz), the company releases a whole new form of that famous wristwatch. Including the original 1972 model, the new 1972 Prestige comes with a asymmetrical case, here created from polished white gold or platinum, that follows the proportions in the golden section. (One example is, the dimension with the longest side from the case, divided with the length of the sapphire crystal on the opposite side, equals 1.618, the same proportion seems in some of the world's greatest architectural icons, just like the Greek Parthenon and Le Corbusier's Modulor.) Also like the main, its content has an ultra-thin mechanical movement, manual-wound Caliber 1003, and has now a caseback engraved with the Prestige de la France coat of arms. The watch also bears the celebrated Geneva Hallmark (Poincon de Geneve).The way it is, featuring its curving lines, restrained silhouette, and natural reflections, is the same size since the original's (25 mm x 47 mm, and eight.72 mm thick) and has now a sapphire crystal within the arched dial. The dial itself features a gray satin-finished sunburst pattern, with subtle chevron motifs, as well as dauphine hour and minute hands crafted from 18k rose gold.Whereas the watch can be a product on the 1970s, its movement, Vacheron Constantin's Caliber 1003, traces its origins all the way up back to the 1950s. It was developed starting in 1952 and introduced in the watch in 1955, the business's 200th birthday. Even now, it remains the thinnest mechanical hand-wound movement on the market. With the 1972 Prestige, watches Vacheron Constantin has updated this classical movement panerai straps , retaining its record thinness of only 1.64 mm but adding modern-day finishing. The bridges and plate are constructed of 18K gold, its frequency is an efficient 18,000 vph, and it also carries a power reserve in excess of 30 hours. The decorative finishes include côtes de Geneve, circular graining and bevelling on the components; the drawing in the steel parts is done entirely manually ,.The white-gold case, which is water-resistant to 30 meters, is outfitted with a brown alligator leather strap along with a white-gold buckle the same shape as 1 / 2 Maltese cross, Vacheron's iconic symbol.There is also another sort of the 1972 Prestige, limited to 40 pieces and only at select Vacheron Constantin boutiques, using a more contrast-heavy black-and-white color scheme. This watch incorporates a shiny, silvered dial in addition to being glossy black leather strap. Both versions retail for $40,000.sharetweetshare replica buy mont blanc online watches
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