Vacheron Constantin is not just the oldest watchmaking company in the world but also the company that invented the first manual wind movement. The company is known to create prestige watches and is very popular for creating one of the most complicated watches in the world, known as Tour de I’lle. Here we have another beauty from them, called the Vacheron Constantin patrimony Traditionnelle World Time, also popular for being one of the most expensive wristwatch ever sold at an auction. This beauty is not just a watch, but a high display of perfect and precise mechanism.
The watch has a great design starting with its dials, as it is the first world time watch that manages to display all the 37 time zones on its dial. With this spectacular feature, there’s no wonder this watch is so popular among watch collectors. The display doesn’t end here as it contains three dials: the central disk has a Lambert Projector with map and city names with a sapphire disk on the side that indicates whether there is day or night and an outer ring that will track the minutes and hours. The movement of the watch is done thanks to the Calibre 2460WT that has the Geneva Seal with an automatic winding that is composed of 255 elements with 27 jewels and 28,800 vph and a 40 hour power reserve. It comes with a 36.60 mm diameter with a thickness of 8.10 in a case made with 18 karat pink gold that has 42.50 mm in diameter. It is water resistant at about 30 meters but prolonged contact with water should always be avoided for such prestige watches as they don’t have the same features and endurance as sports watches. The strap is made of brown leather ()alligator leather with a saddle finish that was hand stitched with a clasp made of 18 karat pink gold with triple blade folding clasp.
The beautiful Vacheron Constantin patrimony Traditionnelle World Time is a bit cheaper than the other watches manufactured by the company with a price starting from “only” $40,900, so you may be in luck if you always wanted to have one.