Vacheron is a watchmaking company that goes back in 1755 in Geneva, where Jean Marc Vacheron started his watchmaking firm and was later joined by Francois Constantin in 1819 creating what we know today as Vacheron Constantin. They are known to be a Swiss watch manufacturer that usually does prestige products that are sold and recognized worldwide. What most people don’t know is the fact that this watch company is actually the oldest watch company in the world with an interrupted history as they managed to be popular and sell watches until today.
The Vacheron Constantin Malte Minute Repeater Perpetual Calendar is one of their most praised watches and definitely a true beauty recognized by watch enthusiasts. This watch was especially created for an elegant man that is trying to combine a sort of vintage and classy look with a modern mechanism that is precise and reliable. The watch has manual winding with a dial color in Silver Guilloche design with a 18 k pink gold case material. The mechanism is a Vacheron Constantin Caliber 1755 QP with 18,000vph and 30 jewels. Some of his functions are a perpetual calendar, date with day of the week and a 48 month display with bissextile cycle; it also has moon phases with repeating hours, quarters and minutes on demand. The materials for the crystals are sapphire and the bezel material is also a 18K Rose gold. It has a case diameter of 41 mm with a transparent exhibition display on the back for those of you who love seeing the whole mechanism. It is water resistant at 30 m or 100 feet; however, one should remember that these special watches shouldn’t be kept in prolonged contact with water. Also, it has a 34 hour power reserve and you should definitely hurry to buy one as it is limited to only 31 pieces. When it comes to the strap they chose something classy, a leather brown alligator strap with a closing mechanism made from the same material as the rest of the watch, 18 karat rose gold with folding clasp and half Maltese Cross.
This is not just a watch, but something that will be remembered by those around you. If you are planning to buy it you should know that the price varies from $400,000 to $600,000.