To celebrate the Chinese New Year, which will be in late January, 2017, Vacheron Constantin released two new limited watches. With a lengthy name – Vacheron Constantin Métiers d’Art The legend of the Chinese Zodiac Year of the Rooster, new watch is available in platinum 950 and in 18-carat pink gold. The new Vacheron Constantin Métiers d’Art The Legend of the Chinese Zodiac Year of the Rooster has a polished round case with a diameter of 40.00 mm and a thickness of 12.74 mm, waterproof up to 30 meters.
At the end of the fluted crown positioned at 3 o’clock, engraved with the emblem of the brand Vacheron Constantin – the Maltese cross. Sapphire glass is installed on the front side of the body and on the back cover. Dial in 18-carat rose gold, coated with enamel Grand Feu blue or bronze color, with three-dimensional image by hand engraved platinum plated or gold rooster image in its center. Noteworthy is the absence of the arrow on the dial.
The model is equipped with an automatic mechanism manufactory Vacheron Constantin 2460 the G4, consisting of 237 pieces with a diameter of 31.00 mm and a thickness of 6.05 mm, 27 stones, with a balance frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour (4 Hz), power reserve of 40 hours, the display functions hours (by the respective digital indicator in the aperture situated between 10 and 11 hours), min (via the corresponding digital indicator in an aperture located between 1 and 2 hours), dates (via the appropriate digital pointer in the aperture situated between 4 and 5 hours) and day (through appropriate aperture in an alphabetic indicator, situated between 7 and 8 o’clock).
Caliber is perfectly trimmed and decorated.
The watch comes on a blue or brown leather strap Mississippi alligator with buckle in 950 platinum or 18-carat pink gold in the form of half Maltese cross.
Both versions, limited to 12 pieces each will be available exclusively in boutiques Vacheron Constantin, priced at $100,500.