Vacheron Constantin Launch 14 Day Tourbillon in Platinum

By Paul Joseph

Swiss luxury watchmakers Vacheron Constantin have added a new 14-Day Tourbillon to its Collection Excellence Platine, a series of highly limited edition watches made entirely with platinum.

Limited to just 50 individually numbered pieces, the latest addition to the collection, which launched in 2006, boasts 31 jewels and is equipped with Calibre 2260, a mechanical hand-wound tourbillon movement with an impressive 14-day power reserve.

The Calibre 2260 is equipped with four barrels stacked in pairs, interconnected and discharging simultaneously at four times a slower than a single barrel.

A 950 platinum dial with a sandblasted finish bears the inscription “PT950” between 4 and 5 o’clock, whilst there is also a power-reserve display.

Secured by a 950 platinum folding clasp, the watch comes on a dark blue Mississippiensis alligator leather strap with a saddle-stitched finish, hand-sewn with silk and 950 platinum.

Founded by Jean-Marc Vacheron in Switzerland in 1755, Vacheron Constantin has grown to become one of the world’s most famous makers of luxury timepieces.

By Paul Joseph