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Métiers d'Art Tribute to great explorers

Vacheron Constantin 2021

ref. 7500U/000R-B689
Unisex

After Magellan, Zheng He, Christopher Columbus and Marco Polo, celebrated in 2004 and 2008, comes the turn of Bartolomeu Dias, Vasco da Gama and Pedro Alvares Cabral to be celebrated in Vacheron Constantin’s “Métiers d’Art Tribute to great explorers” collection. Among the three editions in this third opus, each limited to ten pieces, the model for Pedro Alvares Cabral traces the maritime route that took the Explorer to Brazil in 1500, in miniature painting and Grand Feu enamel. A masterpiece of patience and precision, this lively tableau faithfully represents elements present on the map of the Miller Atlas of 1519. So as to leave maximum room for the enamellers to apply their delicate art, Vacheron Constantin has equipped this 41mm watch in pink gold with the 1120 AT movement. The original time display enables the wearer to travel visually through the dial, following the passage of the satellite wandering hours as they sweep the minutes scale, positioned along a 120-degree arc. Yet another demonstration from Vacheron Constantin of how technical skill can serve creativity.

Function

  • Function
    Hours, Minutes

Movement

  • Movement name
    1120 AT
  • Energy supply
    Self-winding
  • N° of components
    205
  • N° of jewels
    36
  • Power reserve
    40 hours
  • Vibrations
    19800
  • Form
    Round
  • Height/thickness
    5.45 mm
  • Diameter
    32.80 mm

Case

  • Form
    Round
  • Material
    Pink gold
  • Height/thickness
    11.68 mm
  • Diameter
    41.00 mm
  • Back
    Sapphire
  • Water-resistance
    30 m

Dial

  • Material
    Enamelled gold
  • Colour
    White / green / blue / brown

Strap

  • Material
    Alligator
  • Colour
    Black
  • Fastening
    Folding clasp

Artistic crafts

  • Type of artistic crafts
    Enamelling

Characteristics

  • Certifications
    Poinçon de Genève
  • Limited/numbered edition
    10