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Vacheron Constantin – Traditionnelle calendario completo openface

Vacheron Constantin – Calendario completo Traditionnelle openface: una estética contemporánea para un modelo que refleja la gran tradición relojera de Ginebra del siglo XVIII

  • Una nueva esfera de zafiro calado para el reloj calendario completo Traditionnelle, interpretada a través de dos versiones en oro rosa 5N de 18 quilates y oro blanco de 18 quilates
  • Calibre 2460 QCL/2 con calendario triple y fase lunar de precisión
  • Una estética muy contemporánea para estos relojes, herederos de la gran tradición relojera de Ginebra del siglo XVIII .

Ginebra, de inspiración clásica con su caja redonda con parte posterior estriada, su minutero de ferrocarril y sus agujas tipo Dauphine, el modelo de cara abierta de calendario completo Traditionnelle adopta un perfil vanguardista con estas dos versiones distintivas. La esfera de zafiro calado revela el Calibre 2460 QCL/2, cuya platina principal y puentes están realzados por un tratamiento NAC antracita. La visualización del calendario triple, complementada con una fase lunar de precisión, gana en profundidad a través de su estilo funcional y contemporáneo.

Revisitando las bellas tradiciones históricas de la relojería de Ginebra

La colección Traditionnelle de Vacheron Constantin, que perpetúa el espíritu de los relojeros de Ginebra durante el Siglo de las Luces, adopta un estilo muy sofisticado con dos nuevos modelos equipados con un calendario completo. Enmarcados por una caja de 41 mm en oro blanco de 18 quilates o en oro rosa 5N de 18 quilates, se presentan en una versión openface con esfera de zafiro. Esta transparencia resalta los detalles del Calibre 2460 QCL/2, que adopta un color gris antracita contrastante logrado por el tratamiento superficial galvánico NAC. Esta nueva interpretación que combina diseño contemporáneo y herencia relojera recuerda al modelo de calendario perpetuo Traditionnelle Twin Beat presentado en 2019.

Construcción aireada

Los rasgos característicos de la colección Traditionnelle, que incluyen la caja y las asas redondas escalonadas, el fondo de caja estriado, el bisel delgado, el minutero de ferrocarril, las manecillas tipo Dauphine bifacetadas y los índices de hora estilo bastón de oro, incorporan estos dos modelos firmemente en la herencia relojera de la Maison. La apertura a la estructura del movimiento, perfectamente visible en ambos lados del reloj y que presenta un color gris antracita logrado con el tratamiento NAC, resalta su potencia mecánica. Rodeada por un borde opalino gris pizarra en el que una manecilla central señala la fecha, la parte superior de la esfera de cristal de zafiro presenta un guilloché también gris pizarra.segmento, así como marcadores de hora dorados aplicados. La esfera de tres partes resultante pasa por alto los discos de zafiro que proporcionan una visualización tipo apertura de los días y los meses. El disco de fase lunar, con sus dos representaciones transferidas realistas del satélite de la Tierra, también está cubierto por una máscara de zafiro translúcido. Esta construcción aireada brinda la oportunidad de admirar los diversos componentes del movimiento, incluidos los puentes y la placa principal con un original acabado vertical vertical en el frente.

El diseño “openface” resalta la naturaleza técnica del reloj Traditionnelle full calendar openface. Esta complicación, también conocida como calendario triple, indica la fecha, el día y el mes, complementado en estos modelos con una fase lunar.

Calibre 2460 QCL/2

En el corazón de estos dos nuevos relojes late el Calibre 2460 QCL/2 con sus 312 componentes. Este calibre es una evolución del 2450, el primer movimiento automático diseñado y desarrollado íntegramente por Vacheron Constantin. Equipado con un mecanismo de parada de segundos, late a un ritmo de 28.800 alternancias por hora y está dotado de una reserva de marcha de 40 horas. Además de sus indicaciones de calendario triple, proporciona una visualización precisa de la fase lunar que requiere solo una corrección cada 122 años. El fondo de la caja revela todos los acabados que cabría esperar de un movimiento de Alta Relojería, con una platina de grano circular, puentes biselados y el motivo Côtes de Genève. Herméticos hasta 30 metros, estos dos modelos de esfera abierta con calendario completo Traditionnelle están equipados con una correa de piel de aligátor gris forrada en piel de becerro asegurada con una hebilla ardillón de oro rosa o blanco.

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Resumir

Los dos nuevos relojes Traditionnelle full calendar openface en oro blanco y rosa combinan los atributos clásicos de la colección con un enfoque estético vanguardista. La esfera está hecha de cristal de zafiro que se abre sobre el movimiento que presenta un color gris antracita logrado mediante el tratamiento galvánico NAC. Esta transparencia total en ambos lados del reloj destaca la naturaleza técnica de sus complicaciones relojeras. Equipados con un calibre automático 2460 QCL/2, estos dos modelos de 41 mm ofrecen una pantalla de calendario completa complementada con indicaciones precisas de la fase lunar y la edad de la luna. El día y el mes se muestran a través de las aberturas de la esfera central debajo del marcador de las 12 horas, mientras que la fecha se indica en la periferia mediante una manecilla central. Ya disponible en oro rosa y blanco en una interpretación más clásica con esfera sólida.


DATOS TÉCNICOS

Calendario abierto completo tradicional

Referencias
4020T/000G-B655
4020T/000R-B654

Calibre
2460 QCL/2
Desarrollado y fabricado por Vacheron Constantin
Mecánico, automático
29 mm (11¼””) de diámetro, 5,45 mm de grosor
Aproximadamente 40 horas de reserva
de marcha 4 Hz (28.800 alternancias/hora)
312 componentes
27 rubíes
Sello de Ginebra reloj certificado

Indicaciones
Horas, minutos
Calendario completo (día de la semana, fecha, mes)
Fase lunar de precisión

Caja
Oro blanco de 18 quilates/oro rosa de 18 quilates 5N
41 mm de diámetro, 10,7 mm de grosor Fondo de caja de
cristal de zafiro transparente Estanqueidad
probada a una presión de 3 bar (aprox. 30 metros)

Dial
ensamblado en tres partes:

  • Parte superior guilloche gris pizarra
  • Brida opalina gris pizarra
  • Cristal de zafiro con índices de oro de 18 quilates

Manecillas de horas y minutos en oro blanco de 18 quilates/oro rosa de 18 quilates 5N aplicados
Manecilla de fecha ennegrecida en oro de 18 quilates con media luna blanca

Correa
Piel de aligátor gris Mississippiensis con interior de becerro, pespuntes tono sobre tono, escamas cuadradas

Hebilla
Oro blanco de 18 quilates/Oro rosa de 18 quilates 5N Hebilla
Media cruz de Malta pulida

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Watches and Wonders Geneva 2022 – 30 days to go: the countdown has begun!

Watches and Wonders Geneva 2022 – 30 days to go: the countdown has begun!

The moment journalists, retailers and clients of the 38 exhibiting Maisons have been waiting for… Watches and Wonders Geneva will finally open its doors on 30 March 2022, for a week filled with exciting discoveries. A vast digital system has been set up to allow invited guests and the general public to follow online either live or via replay all the action of the Salon, which is already shaping up to be THE watch industry event of the year.

While the press, retailers and guests invited to the Salon can already plan their personalized program on the watchesandwonders.com platform, in Geneva the excitement is reaching a fever pitch. The set-up of the different exhibition areas is already underway to ensure that visitors can be welcomed while respecting health measures. In the surrounding manufactures and ateliers, the watchmakers are putting the final details to the new watches and jewelry collections that will be unveiled by the Maisons on March 30.

For its first physical event under the name Watches and Wonders Geneva – since last year’s event was entirely digital – the Salon will focus on major launches, previews, exceptional pieces and numerous new wonders. Aside from being featured in the Touch & Feel sessions, products will also be at the heart of discussions over many organized events, such as the Morning Show, the panel discussions and the innovative projects unveiled in the LAB.

Broadcast live from the Salon every morning at 8 am CET on the watchesandwonders.com platform and on its YouTube channel, The Morning Show will be presented this year by Olivia Chang, a renowned business journalist. She will host this first morning program with cross conversations between brand leaders and industry

experts to follow the news of the Salon and decipher new trends. She will be back again at 7 pm CET on the Late Show, a new rendez-vous that will review the day’s highlights. Also broadcast live and in replay, the program will feature a different guest each day, who will be invited to share his or her favorites from the Salon. The Late Show will also offer a summary of the keynotes from the Maisons held in the Auditorium, along with highlights of the exceptional pieces being unveiled by the 38 exhibiting brands.

A daily 45-minute panel discussion, hosted by watchmaking experts and other influential personalities, will explore the issue of sustainable development in greater depth. This theme, a particularly hot topic at the moment, will be addressed from different angles, such as transparency, responsible sourcing, innovation and the circular economy. Broadcast live from the Salon at 1 pm CET on the watchesandwonders.com platform and on its YouTube channel, the program will also be available in replay.

Located in the center of the Salon, facing the Carré des Horlogers, the LAB has been designed as an ideas laboratory. This space, showcasing nearly 15 projects, will present the technological and digital innovations of the exhibiting Maisons. Highlighting eco- responsible sourcing practices, upcycling, the use of new materials, new energy sources and strategic partnerships with sustainable associations and organizations, the various initiatives will enable visitors to discover all these innovations and gain a better understanding of NFTs (Non-Fungible Token) and the world of metaverse.

Watches and Culture will also curate the ‘Time Design’ exhibition dedicated to the evolution of wristwatch design through the ages. Imagined as a journey through watchmaking creativity and illustrated by more than 100 timepieces presented in showcases designed by students of ECAL (École d’art de Lausanne), the event will also pay tribute to the work of Mr. Gérald Genta. Five pieces produced by students of the HEAD art & design school in Geneva will invite visitors to question the display of time, while an augmented reality experience will immerse the viewer in the history of a few watchmaking icons.

A broadcasting area consisting of two fully equipped studios will be available for the Maisons who wish to stay in touch with those journalists who are unable to travel to Geneva. In addition, booths equipped with a VISIODOME, a system that proved its worth last year as an optimized way of presenting products remotely, will allow the Maisons to share their latest creations with a larger audience.

Everyone is working hard to make this long-awaited edition the greatest watchmaking summit ever held in Geneva! Just 30 days to go before discovering new watches and jewelry releases, previews, major announcements, exceptional pieces and other innovations. See you on March 30!

EXHIBITING MAISONS | A. LANGE & SÖHNE | BAUME & MERCIER | CARTIER | CHANEL | CHOPARD | GRAND SEIKO | HERMÈS | HUBLOT | IWC SCHAFFHAUSEN | JAEGER-LECOULTRE | MONTBLANC | ORIS | PANERAI | PARMIGIANI FLEURIER | PATEK PHILIPPE | PIAGET | ROGER DUBUIS | ROLEX | TAG HEUER | TUDOR | ULYSSE NARDIN | VACHERON CONSTANTIN | VAN CLEEF & ARPELS | ZENITH

CARRÉ DES HORLOGERS | ANGELUS | ARMIN STROM | ARNOLD & SON | CYRUS GENÈVE | CZAPEK & CIE | FERDINAND BERTHOUD | H. MOSER & CIE. | LAURENT FERRIER | LOUIS MOINET | REBELLION TIMEPIECES | RESSENCE | RUDIS SYLVA | SPEAKE-MARIN | TRILOBE

Learn more at watchesandwonders.com

WATCHES & WONDERS  geneva – WEDNESDAY 7 TH APRIL
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WATCHES & WONDERS  geneva – WEDNESDAY 7 TH APRIL

WATCHES & WONDERS  geneva – WEDNESDAY 7 TH APRIL

Your First Wake-Up to the Wonder of Watches
In this inaugural episode of The Morning Show, we took a spin through the virtual salon set-up and set out our stall for the next 10 days.

We introduced you to some of the faces you’ll be getting familiar with over the salon. Firstly, our experts in the studio, who will be handling some of the watches on your behalf this week in order to make you feel you’re here with us in person. Secondly, our experts abroad, who are the living embodiment of the true digital experience and what it can do.

The highlight of the first Morning Show was a look behind the clock face with A. Lange & Söhne and Hermès. The two artists who created the Hermès scenography at the Bâtiment des Forces Motrices in Geneva took us for a walk around their work. Being ‘with’ them, where art meets horlogerie, felt fitting for a show that highlighted the link between these two disciplines.

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WATCHES AND WONDERS 2021

WATCHES AND WONDERS 2021

WATCHMAKING WORLDWIDE IN THE SPOTLIGHT IN APRIL 2021, ONLINE AND OFFLINE

In a watchmaking world first, Watches and Wonders will welcome the industry’s foremost names at a major professional gathering in two parts. First, some 40 prestigious brands will convene, April 7-13, on the new watchesandwonders.com digital platform. Then, some 15 brands will be at the live Watches and Wonders Shanghai event in April 2021. That is, a single event spanning online and offline for a celebration of watchmaking excellence.

From Geneva to Shanghai, Watches and Wonders 2021 brings together the leading names in watchmaking worldwide for a phygital experience

Watches and Wonders Geneva 2021 moves forward and innovates with a major industry gathering taking place in two phases in April 2021. A month during which watchmaking worldwide will be held in the spotlight online and offline. Some forty leading brands will be present, April 7-13, on the newly enhanced watchesandwonders.com digital platform. On the agenda: networking, discussions and enhanced interactivity as brands reveal their 2021 new releases. This digital gathering will be followed a few days later, by the Watches and Wonders Shanghai physical Salon, where some 15 exhibiting brands will present their latest timepieces. In other words, a single event that unites the watch industry’s leading names in digital and physical format. A first.
While uncertainty surrounding the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted the Watches and Wonders Geneva Exhibitor Committee to rethink the format of the Salon, scheduled April 7-13, 2021, the need remains for a large-scale event that brings watchmaking’s professionals and principal stakeholders together in a single location, both to ensure business continuity and to connect brands, retailers and international media. In the face of an uncertain health situation, Watches and Wonders shows its agility and is initiating a powerful momentum that will take place both online and offline. This gets under way April 7-13 when Watches and Wonders Geneva hosts 38 brands on the new watchesandwonders.com platform. Next, in China, where a few days later, some 15 brands are exhibiting at the second edition of Watches and Wonders Shanghai inside the West Bund Art Center.

Watches and Wonders Geneva, welcoming the great names in watchmaking All the brands that confirmed their presence at the physical Salon, including Cartier,Chanel, Chopard, IWC Schaffhausen, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Hermès, Patek Philippe, Rolex, Tudor and Ulysse Nardin, will be joined by new arrivals, among which are Bvlgari, Carl F. Bucherer, Hublot, Louis Vuitton, TAG Heuer and Zenith. This will be the first time that so many of the most prestigious names in watchmaking have united around this initiative: namely a vast but exclusive online event for retail and media professionals, as well as brands’ VIP customers who are invited to preview the new releases for 2021.

To facilitate interaction and enable visitors from around the world to enjoy the full Watches and Wonders experience, the watchesandwonders.com platform – successfully introduced in April 2020 – launches with additional features. More interactive, more functional and focused on services and exchange, this upgraded version is designed to favour synergies, communication and networking. Visitors become actors, not just onlookers, in a robust program that includes multiple opportunities to directly interact with the brands through live chats and streams.

On the agenda: product launches and major partnership announcements by the brands, online press calls, a live Morning Show bringing daily analysis of what’s new at the Salon, plus panels and talks led by key industry figures and influential personalities. Curated by the participating brands and by specialists at the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie, the organizer of the Salon, this wealth of content will run throughout the full seven days in a celebration of the creativity and expertise of watchmaking excellence.

Watches and Wonders Shanghai, the physical fair returns Carrying on the momentum from the Watches and Wonders Geneva digital Salon will be an exclusive event, held in Shanghai. Coming after the successful inaugural edition of Watches and Wonders Shanghai in September 2020, and observing full health and safety measures, the West Bund Art Center will welcome some 15 brands for its second edition, including new arrivals such as Chopard, Rolex, Tudor and Ulysse Nardin.

The event will be open by invitation only to media, retailers and watch enthusiasts who will be first to see, in the metal, the new releases unveiled just days before on the watchesandwonders.com platform. They can look forward to a rich and varied program that emphasizes the art and culture of watchmaking. Workbench demonstrations, talks and discussions, interactive experiences and decoding of the latest technological innovations from the exhibiting brands inside the LAB will surround visitors with the wonders of watchmaking excellence. This unique date in the calendar further anchors Watches and Wonders in the dynamic Chinese market and confirms its position as a must-see event for the watch community in Asia.

Depending on how the COVID-19 situation evolves, more Watches and Wonders physical events may be added, to provide professionals and enthusiasts with an opportunity to discover the new releases for 2021 along with a hands-on experience. For 2022, the leading names in the watch industry are looking forward to gathering, in person, at the next Watches and Wonders Geneva, which will be the biggest watch Salon ever held in Geneva. This already highly anticipated event will take place
in spring 2022 at Palexpo.

Until then, Watches and Wonders looks forward to welcoming you from April 7 to 13, 2021 for the first chapter of this exciting momentum of fine watchmaking.
Stay connected! #watchesandwonders2021

BRANDS ON THE WATCHESANDWONDERS.COM DIGITAL PLATFORM PARTICIPATING BRANDS | A. LANGE & SÖHNE | ARNOLD & SON | BAUME & MERCIER | BVLGARI | CARL F. BUCHERER | CARTIER | CHANEL | CHOPARD | CHRONOSWISS | CORUM | FERDINAND BERTHOUD | GREUBEL FORSEY | H. MOSER & CIE. | HERMÈS | HUBLOT | IWC SCHAFFHAUSEN | JAEGER-LECOULTRE | LOUIS MOINET | LOUIS VUITTON | MAURICE LACROIX | MONTBLANC | NOMOS GLASHÜTTE |ORIS | PANERAI | PATEK PHILIPPE | PIAGET | PURNELL | REBELLION TIMEPIECES | RESSENCE | ROGER DUBUIS | ROLEX | SPEAKE-MARIN | TAG HEUER | TRILOBE | TUDOR | ULYSSE NARDIN |
VACHERON CONSTANTIN | ZENITH BRANDS EXHIBITING AT WATCHES AND WONDERS SHANGHAI EXHIBITING BRANDS | A. LANGE & SÖHNE | BAUME & MERCIER | CARTIER |
CHOPARD | IWC SCHAFFHAUSEN | JAEGER-LECOULTRE | MONTBLANC | PANERAI | PIAGET | ROGER DUBUIS | ROLEX | TUDOR | ULYSSE NARDIN | VACHERON CONSTANTIN