If you go through the history of Switzerland, you will come across many watch designs that have been prevalent from plenty of years. Vacheron Constantin is one such brand that has been in the market for a very long time now – a remarkable amount of 260 years. The brand could also be upheld as the oldest watch manufacturer in the country and around the world.
With the introduction of Vacheron Constantin Patrimony – the brand was successful in striking a balance between being a minute repeater and incorporating an ultra-thin calibre. Both extremely complicated to achieve but because Vacheron accepted this challenge – they were able to work wonders with this particular watch.
History of Vacheron Constantin Patrimony
In the 1950s, Vacheron Constantin went on to introduce a really elegant yet starkly modern dress watch model in order to compete with the very famous model of that time known as the Patek Philippe Calatrava. What made Vacheron Constantin achieve this feat? There quality of being open to challenges at all points of time. The brand looks down upon imprecision and if that is their goal – they cannot even allow a slight hint of it to appear in their watches, right?
Vacheron Constantin Patrimony is one of the flagship collections of the brand. It is a collection that is made of a word which one is not used on a day-to-day basis. The word basically means that the watch is an inheritance from one’s father to a son. The watch is a representative of tradition and culture and with the name that has been used it would mean that the watch would soon be in the hands of its rightful heir. In Switzerland, you should be using the techniques, style and principles which were valued by the watchmakers belonging to the previous generations to continue with the legacy. One of the prominent reasons as to why Vacheron Constantin watches are valued so much is because the brand has stuck to its original and true roots. It still gives people the same kind of traditional feels.
While we have acknowledged the fact that Vacheron Constantin is a Swiss watchmaker – we must also come to terms with the fact that the Swiss have a special something for the "Seal of Geneva" which acts as a reassurance tool. Why do we call it that? Because it allows the people to understand that the watch they are investing in meets the standards set by the Swiss watchmaking authority. Thus, reaffirming that the watch that they are buying is Swiss to its core. The motif plays an important role in winning the trust of the people – since they often associate it with the legacy and history. It is crucial for the fan base to notice that the newest watches in this edition bear the stamp to mark its territory.
This newly designed and launched piece is the Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle Self winding watch. It duly talks about the strengths and highlights of the brand. It is essentially a blend and beautiful combination of both patriarchy and tradition and that is what the seal and the history of the watch talk about.
This incredible Vacheron Constantin Patrimony watch is 41mm wide in a beautiful 18k pink gold case and it consists of a silver dial that provides the time in both the hour and the minute format. Further on this dial, there are matching 18k pink gold hands and hour markers which add to the beauty of the watch. The dial design which is used on the watch is something that has been followed for years, at length now. The historical look from the timeless ages is what makes the watch look the most attractive today.
Again, these luxury items serve the purpose of not only making the wearers of the watch look nice and but to also do justice to the brands themselves. After all, they do have reputations that date back to over 200 countries. If you look at the inside of Patrimony Traditionnelle Self-Winding is a Vacheron Constantin produced calibre 1120 self winding mechanical movement. The design of the Vacheron Constantin Patrimony watch in itself is something that is fresh and relevant in accordance with what the contemporary era demands. The inherent tradition in the process of making watches is really sought after specifically in Switzerland. A strong dedication to ensure that the values that are historical are recalled even in modern times is lived up to. Thereby, it has definitely got the attention of people and watch enthusiasts all over the world. The Swiss watches have transcended today to become more than just a luxury – they act as a status symbol. The more attractive they are, the more people tend to flock towards it.
To some, the Swiss Constantin watch would surely seem stuffy or boring in its transitional sense. While to some others, the crispness and sharpness of the original and classic design manufacturing Swiss spirit coupled with the use of good modern technology are exactly those factors that fuel their passion. In addition to all of this, it has got tradition and history associated with the Vacheron Constantin Patrimony watch that makes it a product that one must have. It is because of this, one can assume why the Swiss watchmaking industry is so timeless and popular across the world. Regardless of all that, Vacheron Constantin never fails to surprise the people with the work that it turns in because of how magically it produces the watches he holds passion towards.