At the SIHH 2011 Geneva High Watch Salon, the Historiques Aronde 1954 watch by Vacheron Constantin became the focus of attention with its original rectangular case. This new Historiques collection combines bold style with novel designs inspired by styles created in the post-war and peace years. The dial decorated with machine-engraved patterns is a long-term gift of Vacheron Constantin’s M & eacute; tiers d & rsquo; Art traditional watchmaking process. Like other watches in the same series, the Historiques Aronde 1954 watch has sculptural lines and is only produced in limited quantities.
This watch features a rectangular case design and a 31.2mm / 44.55mm pink gold case. The dial adopts the typical small three-hand design: the silver-plated milky white dial is decorated with exquisite hand-machine engraved patterns, and the hour markers are gold. Except for 12 o’clock and 6 o’clock, which are Arabic numerals, the rest are simple rod shapes. Time scale. At 6 o’clock, there is a small square dial with a half Maltese cross, and the entire dial looks sharp. The appearance of this watch also has a distinctive highlight, that is, the side surface of the case adopts a unique double-arch arc design, which looks like a wing. This is the essence of the point. We must know that ‘Aronde’ in ancient French This is what ‘swallow’s wings’ means.
The watch is equipped with a Vacheron Constantin 1400 AS manual winding movement. The size is 20.65mm / 2.6mm, 20 stone. It has a vibration frequency of 4 Hz (28,800 times per hour), a 40-hour power reserve, a water resistance of 30 meters, and a prestigious Geneva mark. The watch is equipped with a dark brown alligator leather strap.