Articles tagged with 'highwatchmaking' | Vacheron Constantin

Newsroom Vacheron Constantin (highwatchmaking)

2021
17
November
2021
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Horology stems from the observation and study of the stars dating right back to the earliest ancient civilisationsTwenty years after its foundation in 1755, the first watches with astronomical indications appeared at Vacheron Constantin.The Manufactu...
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28
October
2021
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
• Retrograde displays, which appeared in the 18th century and are sometimes accompanied by jumping indications, represent a technical difficulty that calls for extreme precision.• At Vacheron Constantin, jumping indications appeared in pocket watches...
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27
September
2021
| 09:01 Europe/Amsterdam
• Invented at the end of the 17th century, striking watches put their mechanical complexity at the service of real musical instruments.• Jean-Marc Vacheron created an alarm watch for his final project required to graduate as a watchmaker in the late ...
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20
September
2021
| 13:51 Europe/Amsterdam
• The chronograph was invented in the early 19th century and subsequently enriched with a split-seconds function, a noble version of short-time measurement.• Short-time measurement has held a special place for Vacheron Constantin since 1874, when it ...
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01
September
2021
| 09:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The start of the 19th century witnessed the emergence of the tourbillon, a complex and fascinating mechanism designed to counter the effects of gravity on watch mechanisms.This horological complication representing an integral part of Vacheron Consta...
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