After its aftermost models glamorously debuted at the new Vacheron-Constantin Paris boutique, the Patrimony Traditionelle has created 50 alone numbered pieces of a bound copy 14-day tourbillon. Besides a accomplished watchmaking technique, the Patrimony Traditionnelle 14 Day Tourbillon Accumulating Excellence Platine possesses the aerial abstention of the attenuate platinum or ‘platine’. The collection, instated in 2006 makes a acknowledgment with this latest edition, abundant to the joy of collectors and connoisseurs of beauty. Embedded with history, besides 31 jewels, the alarm assemblage a time bastardize that dates aback to the 18th century. It seeks to highlight the characteristic qualities of the attenuate metal of its conception as the noblest of all metals, apparent by the charlatan and astronomer Antonio de Ulla and one that the Parisian watchmakers of Vacheron-Constantin amorphous application in 1820. Sourced from an acutely bound cardinal of deposits, platinum holds a attrition far college than that of any added metal, thus, apprehension it its abiding impudence.
Combined with the ability of platinum, the Patrimony Traditionnelle 14-day Tourbillon Accumulating Excellence Platine sees the acme of a abstruse access that demonstrates its aggressiveness with a Calibre 2260. This automated hand-wound tourbillon movement food an aberrant 14-day ability reserve. Along with hardly off-centered hours and account functions, it additionally appearance baby abnormal at 6 o’clock and a power-reserve display. A “dragging” or “trailing” duke shows the actual activity on a 280° sector. In accession to all this, it appearance a apparent area, which is beyond than on archetypal indicators, appropriately apprehension the ability assets arresting readability.
The tourbillon carriage, aggressive by the Maltese Cross, showcases a accomplished finishing of genitalia featuring with an admirable bar handcrafted over 11 hours. The architectonics of the 231-part Calibre 2260 contains two ample bridges abrogation ample ambit for announcement of movement finishing and the Côtes de Genève motif.
The watch wears the notable Hallmark of Geneva and a attenuate architecture with a sandblasted accomplishment carefully address the inscription “PT950” amid 4 and 5 o’clock. Secured by a 950 platinum folding clasp, the band in aphotic dejected Mississippiensis alligator covering is added by ample aboveboard scales and a saddle-stitched finish, hand-sewn with cottony and 950 platinum thread, lending the alarm an air of complete perfection!