Vacheron Constantin Overseas Chronograph with Deep Blue Dial
￼Some genuine fanatic watch devotees simply need to see a little detail of a watch, to perceive its image and model. Anyway when an unmistakable subtleties becomes conspicuous for most of watch authorities, then maybe it’s time to recognize it has become iconic.
Vacheron Constantin just delivered another form of the tempered steel Overseas Chronograph with a flawless dark blue dial. An extremely pleasant expansion to the high contrast dial steel Overseas Chronograph and the flawless Overseas Steel and Titanium . A few words to depict the newcomer: elegant, lively, stylish and obviously Haute Horlogerie.
The arm band of the Overseas assortment, with its connections formed like a half Maltese Cross, is extremely flexible and comfortable on the wrist. Together with the bezel, that is additionally intensely motivated by the Maltese Cross, these are the subtleties that are conspicuous to the point that they have become iconic.
From the absolute first Overseas that was dispatched in 1996, it has become an exquisite and stylish donning line for Vacheron Constantin. Water-protection from 15 bar (or 150 meters) of the 42 mm treated steel case, is ensured by its crown and its screw-lock pushers, making the Overseas an ideal all-round watch. Its soft iron confine shields the mechanical development from attractive fields of up to 25,000 A/m.
The lacquered blue dial highlights three counters with rhodium precious stone cleaned circumnavigated environmental factors and two openings for the huge date. The 18k white gold hands and hour-markers are outfitted with white glowing material, ensuring the watch has wonderful legibility.
Inside ticks the in-house type 1137, a mechanical self-winding chronograph development comprising 183 sections, supplied with a 40-hour power save and beating at the recurrence of 21,600 vibrations/hour. Notwithstanding the hours, minutes and little seconds at 6 o’clock alongside the chronograph capacities – clear seconds-hand, 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock and 12-hour counter at 9 o’clock – the Overseas Chronograph includes an enormous date that is obvious through a twin gap at 12 o’clock.
This new Overseas Chronograph model from Vacheron Constantin indeed shows that mechanical complexity can do some amazing things when it is combined with famous design.
- Reference – 49150/B01A-9745 Overseas Chronograph
- Calibre – 1137 Mechanical self-winding
- Movement thickness – 6.60 mm
- Movement measurement – 26.20 mm (11 1⁄4 lignes)
- Jewelling – 37 jewels
- Number of parts – 183
- Frequency – 3 Hz (21,600 vibrations/hour)
- Indications – Hours, minutes and little seconds at 6 o’clock, Chronograph with segment wheel, Large date at 12 o’clock, 12-hour and 30-minute counters
- Power hold – Approximately 40 hours
- Case – Stainless steel, Screwed-down crown and pushpieces, Solid case-back with stepped “Abroad” emblem Satin-completed table, cleaned bezel, chamfered edges
- Water opposition – Tested at a pressing factor of 15 bar (approx. 150 metres)
- Dial – Laquered blue gleaming dial, Blue snailed counters with rhodiumized jewel cleaned filets, Hands and hour-markers in 18K white gold with white iridescent material
- Strap – Stainless steel, cleaned and silk completed half Maltese cross links
- Clasp – Stainless steel triple sharp edge collapsing fasten, twofold security with buttons
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This article is composed by Frank Geelen, leader proofreader for Monochrome Watches .