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LES CABINOTIERS GRANDE COMPLICATION ORNEMENTALE VACHERON CONSTANTIN

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With this new creation added to its exclusive collection, the brand combines multiple watchmaking complications enhanced by the art of engraving.
With Les Cabinotiers Grande Complication “Ornementale“, Vacheron Constantin has provided the best of its skills all concentrated in a grey-gold 47mm-wide case. The watch features 16 complications on two purple-toned gold dials. Among them are the calendar functions, with a perpetual date combined with an equation of time. The timepiece also displays the sunrise and sunset time. Several features are turned towards the sky, including a sky chart completed by the moon age and moon phases, as well as the sidereal hours and minutes. The seasons with the signs of the zodiac have not been left out. Other complications, including the tourbillon and the power-reserve indicator highlight the excellent accuracy of this unique piece. As an ultimate homage to fine watchmaking, a minute repeater and an indicator of striking-mechanism torque are also part of the watch’s enchantment.

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The myriad features are driven by a hand-wound movement. No less than 839 components went into making it. And despite the big energy needed to keep it working perfectly, the calibre provides a generous power reserve of 58 hours.

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But while the mechanism comes close to perfection, what can we say about the design! The bezel, body, lugs and even the tang buckle are decorated with an ornamental pattern inspired by 19th century Victorian architecture. This work of art and miniature sculpture took over 150 hours to make by hand using chisels and specialised tools.

Price on request vacheron-constantin.com

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