Watch and Brand News Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon: Pricing & Technical Details SIHH 2018

Vacheron Constantin delivers their first self-winding ultra-thin tourbillon movement with the Traditionnelle Tourbillon.

Traditionnelle Tourbillon

The Traditionnelle collection is a modern expression of the grand Geneva watchmaking tradition. The Traditionnelle Tourbillon features a stepped round case and lugs, with a slender bezel and fluted caseback. On the dial is a railway type minute track accentuated with Dauphine hands and “bâtons de Geneve” hour markers.

This new model is a new milestone in the history of Vacheron Constantin. It has a 41mm 18k 5N pink gold case housing the first self-winding movement developed by Vacheron Constantin.  The movement itself is just 5.65mm thick and boasts an 80 hour power reserve. The bar of the tourbillon carriage is entirely hand-bevelled, which took almost 12 hours of craftsmanship.

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Collection Excellence Platine

In addition to the pink gold version, Vacheron Constantin has chosen to highlight the Traditionnelle Tourbillon in the Collection Excellence Platine. This concept launched in 2006 and offers collections issued in limited editions. The Traditionnelle Tourbillon is being released in 950 platinum with the sand blasted dial with the secret “Pt950” inscription between 4 and 5 o’clock.  The dark blue alligator leather strap is hand stitched with 950 platinum and silk threads.

  • Reference 6000T/000P-B347
  • $149,000
  • Hallmark of Geneva
  • 950 platinum case
  • 950 platinum sand blasted dial with “Pt950” hallmark
  • Blue alligator leather strap with 950 platinum and silk
  • 950 platinum folding clasp with half Maltese cross

Technical Details of Traditionnelle Tourbillon

  • Reference 6000T/000R-B346
  • $118,000
  • Hallmark of Geneva
  • Calibre 2160
  • 18k 5N Pink Gold Case
  • 41mm
  • 10.4mm thick
  • Exhibition caseback
  • Silvered dial
  • 80 hour power reserve
  • 2.5 Hz
  • 30m water resistance
  • Hours, minutes, small-seconds, tourbillon

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Emily loves the history of watches and loves learning how they work. She prefers Rolex and Omega watches but is learning the history behind other brands. She is excited to learn about new models and build her collection.

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