Tuesday, August 02, 2005

Vacheron Constantin St-Gervais

A world first! A masterfulwatch offering a 250-hour power reserve. Representing the third expression of the characteristics inherent to Vacheron Constantin, the new Calibre 2250 is endowed with a state-of-the-art perpetual calendar driven by four barrels providing a power reserve of 250 hours. This corresponds to more than ten days of operation coupled with a tourbillon device, which enables the Saint-Gervais model to lay claim to a record-breaking world first. This masterpiece of horological technology bears the name of the historical district of the Geneva "fabrique", the historical home of Vacheron Constantin. Limited edition of 55. Combining the number of watches to be produced in the following series - L'Esprit des Cabinotiers (1), Tour de l'Ile (7) and Saint-Gervais (55) forms the company's founding date: 1 - 7 - 55 (1755). Polished case with fine flute on the bezel and case-back "250th anniversary" type soldered lugs. Dial with "250th anniversary" hand-guilloché motif. Date, day of the week, month and leap years indications. "Tourbillon" device at 6 o'clock with seconds and power reserve indication in two independent zones of 250 hours. Poinçon de Genève;
18-carat gold applied on the dial