Vacheron Constantin

Vacheron Constantin Opens First Canadian Boutique

The watchmaker has set up shop in Toronto.<p>Vacheron Constantin has expanded its reach northward.<p>The luxury watch brand today opened its first Canadian …

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Hands-On: The Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Moon Phase And Retrograde Date In White Gold

One of the things that you learn again and again in reviewing, and looking at, and writing about watches is the importance of withholding judgement …

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2017 Watch Guide: The Best New Chronographs, Dive Watches, Cocktail Watches and More

Good as Gold: (Left to Right) 39mm Yellow Gold Royal Oak Extra Thin by Audemars Piguet ($55,400); 40Mm Yellow Gold Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona by Rolex ($27,500); 27mm Yellow Gold Panthère de Cartier by Cartier ($21,200).<p>Clockwise from bottom: 42mm Stainless Steel Autavia by TAG Heuer …

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Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers Celestia Astronomical Grand Complication 3600 Watch Hands-On

The Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers Celestia Astronomical Grand Complication 3600 watch is a mega watch in every sense of the word. Highly …

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Does it matter who designed your watch?

Will who designed a watch become more important than who made it? It seems a ridiculous idea, when the most sought-after watches are still those made …

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Krayon Everywhere Introduces Sunrise & Sunset Times In A Mechanical Watch

Like a breath of fresh air, the Krayon Everywhere watch will soon swoop in to the high-end watch industry in Switzerland and introduce some sorely …

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The Best Watches of 2017

In a fit of nostalgia, many brands chose to revive past best sellers.<p>Swiss watch exports have fallen for the second year in a row, erasing all export …

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Top 10 Watches From The SIHH

Is there a slowdown in the watch industry? You wouldn’t think so when you saw the new watches that the brands introduced during the SIHH. From …

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Swiss still top U.N. innovation ranking but emerging markets climbing

GENEVA (Reuters) - Emerging markets are climbing up the ranks of the world's most innovative nations, an annual U.N. survey showed on Thursday, although wealthy Western countries led by Switzerland still dominate the top spots.<p>The annual U.N. survey of 128 countries showed China rose three spots to …

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Ématelier Refines The Art Of Hand-Painted Enamel Dials And Makes Them Affordable

Sponsored Post written for aBlogtoWatch by advertiser. Watches with hand-painted enamel dials are among the most costly items in the watchmaking …

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Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Small

The two strap colors drive home the fact that this Geneva watchmaker wants both men and women to consider purchasing this new 36mm gold-cased automatic dress piece. Its small diameter means it will easily fit most any size wrist. As vintage-minded collectors of both sexes increasingly don cases …

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Introducing – Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Small Model 36mm – Restrained Elegance for Him and Her

Gentlemen, one of the main issues we, watch aficionados, face nowadays might be that we see some of our watches more often strapped on lovely …

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Is The Luxury Watch Sector Really Nearing Its Nadir?

<b>For two years, Swiss watch exports have been in freefall. Has the clock run out for the luxury sector? Short answer – no.</b><p>It’s 10am on the first …

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In The Shop: A 1960s Vacheron Constantin Ref. 6394Q, A 1955 Rolex Precision Ref. 8952, And A 1960s Vulcain Nautic S2321A

If you are in New York, you are likely suffering from seasonal confusion. This rain has got us down and what better way to lighten the mood than with …

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Introducing – Vacheron Constantin Métiers d’Art Villes Lumières Beijing Edition

Today we are taking a closer look at the Métiers d’Art <i>Villes Lumières</i> collection - and one model in particular - which once again sees Vacheron …

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Bring a Loupe: A Stainless Steel Patek Philippe Ref. 1463, A Full Set Zodiac Sea Wolf, An Incorrect Rolex Veriflat Ref. 6512, And More

This week, we start big with a Patek Philippe reference 1463 in stainless steel. Granted, its dial has been replaced, but the rarity of this watch in …

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Hands-On with the Vacheron Constantin Historiques American 1921

With its angled dial and squarish case, the American 1921 is arguably the most visually distinctive watch made by Vacheron Constantin. Originally …

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Three-hand Perfection: Why Time-Only Watches Are The Collectibles Of The Future

Breguet Classique 7147<p>The downturn in Swiss watch exports over the past two years has led to some negative balance sheets for watch brands, but also, ironically, to some fabulous new watches. The 26-month slump in exports, due partly to an overvalued Swiss franc and overproduction issues, has …

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14 Self-winding Watches That Are Pure Masterpieces

<b>Piaget</b><p>Inspired by the visual characteristics of the first ultra-thin watches from the maison, the Altiplano Automatic goes back to basics while …

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From hours to eternity: 30 watches guaranteed to keep track of time

Patrimony Perpetual Calendar in rose gold by Vacheron Constantin<p>LUC Perpetual Twin in steel by Chopard<p>Classic Perpetual Calendar Moon Phase in rose …

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In-Depth: The Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers Celestia Astronomical Grand Complication 3600

The Vacheron Constantin Celestia is a watch we covered when it was announced by Vacheron at the 2017 SIHH, but it is, to put it mildly, a watch that …

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Watch of the Week: Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Chronograph Perpetual Calendar

Vacheron’s longstanding mainstay saw a refresh this past fall, and is headed for boutiques this month…<p>Few brands pay such close attention to their …

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Just Because: 'Blanc de Limoges' Enamel Dials At Vacheron Constantin Geneva

Visiting Vacheron Constantin in Geneva is interesting on a lot of levels, but perhaps the more so when you have unexpected surprises. In the …

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Richemont SA Reports Annual 4 Percent Drop In Sales, 46 Percent Drop In Profit, Shares Drop 5 Percent, Dividends Up 6 Percent

There are only about a dozen notable companies/groups in the watch industry that are publicly traded in a stock market somewhere around the world. …

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Madison Avenue Watch Week Begins

Watch enthusiasts who are in New York City this week are invited to stop in to see the latest timepieces, listen to horological presentations and view artisans at work during the seventh annual Madison Avenue Watch Week, underway today through Saturday, May 13.<p>Thirteen boutiques have opened their …

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Found: Accessible Dress Watches from Rolex, Grand Seiko and Vacheron Constantin

Old tool watches seem to get all the love in the vintage watch industry (see our picks for the upcoming Geneva auctions and you’ll understand why) …

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Bring a Loupe: A Colorful Rolex Ref. 6234, A Vacheron Constantin Ref. 4906, A High-Beat Jaeger-LeCoultre Memovox, And More

This week gets technical with an early Vacheron Constantin automatic, and a "Pre-Daytona" Rolex chronograph that comes with a stunning tri-color …

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As is the custom: the rise and rise of bespoke watches

Bespoke is a concept that seems fundamentally at odds with watchmaking – no-one is getting measured up for a balance spring anytime soon – but it’s becoming ever more in demand and at surprisingly affordable levels too. Those with the deepest pockets can, as they always have done, approach the …

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Introducing Vacheron Constantin Quai de l’Ile Steel with Blue Dial - Specs & Price

<b>The Vacheron Constantin Quai de l’Ile is a watch with surprising contrasts. Made by one of the most prestigious names in the industry, but crafted in</b> …

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Hands-On: The Vacheron Constantin Overseas 37mm

A few weeks ago, I introduced you to the latest watch from Vacheron Constantin, the Overseas 37mm <i>without</i> diamonds. It was a huge hit and I remember …

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