Introducing: The Vacheron Constantin Overseas Ultra-Thin, With Legendary Caliber 1120
Now this is an intriguing one. Vacheron, which showed both a spic and span in-house chronograph AND a pristine self-winding type today at SIHH 2016, presents to us the idealists Overseas – a ultra-dainty, white gold watch with no date window, yet no seconds hand. How? By utilizing perhaps the most notable developments on the planet – the type 1120, or the AP 2120, or what started its life as the JLC 920. Indeed, it’s the development utilized today in the Royal Oak Jumbo, yet Vacheron actually utilizes it in a couple of piece like the Patrimony Traditionelle Self-Winding , and now we see it in what can undoubtedly be depicted as the 222 re-incarnate.
The 1970s period Vacheron 222 utilized a similar JLC 920 based type as found in the new Ultra-Thin Overseas
Coming in at 40mm and housed only in white gold, the Overseas Ultra-Thin feels exceptionally natural. Inside beats that equivalent 144 component, 2.45 mm thick, self-winding type that we as a whole know and love. On the dial side, we see a sunburst dark, showing only hours and minutes. Furthermore, also, not at all like both the first 222 and the RO Jumbo, there is no date show. This brings the virtue of this present idealist’s watch much higher, and I think a many individuals will appreciate this.
The back of the watch uncovers the 22k gold wavering weight including exchanging cleaned, sandblasted, and grain wraps up. Like the Overseas Chronograph Cara enlightened you regarding just earlie r, this watch will come with an arm band, elastic, and calfskin strap, all effectively interchangeable.
This new VC Overseas Ultra-Thin looks great, and has some decent plan traits, however I’m interested to perceive how a portion of the privileged few reacts, considering this watch is fundamentally the same as the Royal Oak 39 mm Jumbo, and indeed utilizes exactly the same development that VC buys from AP. In any case, the way that it is white gold, comes with strap choices, and is dateless could pull a couple of Jumbo stalwarts over to VC. Subtleties here .
More to come on this one, for sure.
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