The Vacheron Constantin Overseas watch series was born in 1996. It combines casual elegance and sporty style, and complements excellent mechanical performance. In 2016, Vacheron Constantin took travel as the main style and fit the traveller theme of the era. With a clear structure design and smooth and concise lines, Vacheron Constantin opened up a new field of vertical and horizontal series. At the SIHH 2018 in Geneva this year, Vacheron Constantin welcomed two new Overseas vertical and horizontal series watches, presenting us a visual feast of fine watchmaking. Next, let’s admire one of the ultra-thin perpetual calendar watches, designed for watch enthusiasts who love complex functions. It is a veritable micro-mechanical masterpiece. (Watch model: 4300V / 000R-B064)
Combine multiple functions into one
This watch has hours and minutes, a perpetual calendar (days of the week, date, month, and leap year indication with a 48-month cycle), and a moon phase display function, a watch that combines multiple functions, highlighting the advanced The watch takes into account the ease of use of the watch. The perpetual calendar indicator function does not need to be adjusted once until 2100, and this watch is one of the thinnest works of all perpetual calendar models of the brand. In the details, the translucent lacquered dial, the hour markers and hands are covered with a white luminous coating, which makes it easy to read the time clearly in a dark environment. This ultra-thin perpetual calendar watch with vertical and horizontal series can be seen with sincerity in the details, so the intentional design shows the modern lifestyle of courage to explore the wider world.
Watch real shot
The watch case is made of 18K5N pink gold. After careful polishing and brushing, it has two different textures, which are very delicate and beautiful. The case is only 8.1 mm thick, making it one of the thinnest watches in the brand’s perpetual calendar. The case has a built-in antimagnetic soft iron inner ring to protect the watch from magnetic interference.
The screw-down crown of the same material is engraved with the brand’s Maltese logo, and it is made of non-slip texture, which shows the brand’s unique charm and can also easily adjust the time.
The three-dimensional bezel is inspired by the brand’s logo, the Maltese Cross, and presents the brand’s unique aesthetic design. The translucent lacquered dial is brushed with sunburst satin and has a velvet-like minute scale circle, which is particularly conspicuous. The 18K5N pink gold faceted hour markers and minute hand are coated with a white luminous coating to ensure the best readability of the watch. There is a date display window at 3 o’clock, a week display window at 9 o’clock, and a month display window at 12 o’clock. The entire dial is arranged in an orderly manner, and all time information is clear at a glance. At 6 o’clock, there is a moon phase display, with a dark blue night sky as the background, which has a unique charm.
This watch is equipped with a blue Mississippi alligator leather strap, a replaceable blue rubber strap, a 18K5N pink gold three-fold folding clasp and buttons. Moreover, a quick-change strap system is adopted, which can be easily disassembled without any tools and easy to use.
The watch is equipped with Vacheron Constantin’s self-developed and manufactured 1120QP / 1 self-winding movement, consisting of 276 parts, which can provide a power reserve of about 40 hours. Although the thickness of the movement is only 4.05 mm, it is sufficient to provide sufficient power for the perpetual calendar and moon phases. The back of the case is transparent, and through the blue crystal glass caseback we can admire the 22K gold oscillating weight decorated with the wind rose compass pattern.
Summary: Vacheron Constantin’s OVERSEAS series of ultra-thin perpetual calendar watches are exquisite in style, perfectly combining sports style and elegance. In addition, this watch inherits the brand history on the one hand, retains the classic design, and on the other hand continues the glory, showing superb watchmaking technology. If you like this watch, you can pay more attention.