Vacheron Constantin Overseas Dual Time
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Vacheron Constantin Overseas Dual Time

Why We Love It

The Holy Trinity of watch brands: Rolex, Patek Philippe, and Vacheron Constantin.

Far less understood than either of its respected compatriots, Vacheron Constantin has a legacy of producing some of the very finest high horology complications in history - and some of the loveliest.

Sports watches came later to VC, as pressure from the new 'Sports Luxury' category introduced in the early 1970s forced the storied brand to evolve. Their entry came in the form of the 222, from which the design language was inspiration for the current Overseas collection. The Overseas models compete with other watches such as the Patek Philippe Nautilus, Audemars Piguet Royal Oak, IWC Ingenieur, and Piaget Polo in the category of 'freshest take on 1970s sport icons', and often finds itself winning its category in terms of design, value, and variety of complications.

This particular example, an Overseas Dual Time Reference 7900V, dates to 2019 and features a solid stainless steel case with an integrated style (but easily swappable!) bracelet, stylized bezel, dual time display, AM/PM indicator, and a stunning blue dial.

Straight from its original owner, this piece is in excellent condition throughout and comes complete with its full set of goodies, including inner and outer boxes, papers, Certificate of Authenticity, hangtags, coded USB stick, VC collector club card, polishing cloth, travel box, purchase receipt, two additional straps and a spare deployant clasp!

Great opportunity to snag an in-demand model from one of the very best in the business!

The Story

Few manufactures can claim a lineage as long or as rich as Vacheron Constantin. Established in 1755, the manufacture soon made a reputation for the elegance of its products, by making pocket watches with complicated movements and engine-turned dials. Even today, these are marks of a manufacture’s expertise, due to the skill and precision involved in crafting them, so for Vacheron Constantin to have achieved this in the eighteenth century is quite an impressive feat.

This expertise carried them through the 19th century, earning gold medals at National Exhibitions and blazing trails in the area of anti-magnetic timepieces. The 20th century saw further achievements, such as the opening of its boutique on the Quai de L’Ile in Geneva, where it still resides today. Even through the Depression and the Second World War, when many watch companies were forced to band together with competitors or else face closure, the manufacture continued to thrive—as it does to this day

 

 

 

Details

SKU: AS03859

Stainless steel case is approximately 41mm (excluding the crown). Calibre 5110DT automatic-winding dual time movement by Vacheron Constantin. Vacheron Constantin Reference 7900V/110AB334. Circa 2019..

Overall Condition: The case is in fantastic condition overall showing only faint wear from careful use. Luminous gloss blue dial is in as-new condition with with matching handset. Signed crown.

Includes stainless steel multi-link bracelet with signed deployant clasp.Also includes inner and outer boxes, papers, Certificate of Authenticity, hangtags, coded USB stick, VC collector club card, polishing cloth, travel box, two additional straps, spare signed deployant clasp, and purchase receipt dated January 2019.

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