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Vacheron Constantin Abroad Chronograph Watch In Pink Gold And Blue Dial


BY HARLAN CHAPMAN-GREEN

Ah, the built-in bracelet sports activities watch, some will think about it the best kind of luxurious wristwatch able to being worn in practically all situations. Others will see it as a boon on the trade, spawning numerous blue-dialled variants of watches that every one look remarkably related from a distance. Whichever camp you’re in, Vacheron Constantin has launched a brand new model of its iconic Abroad Chronograph watch.

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The abroad is seen as part of the unique “trilogy” of these kind of watches, though that’s not solely right as Gérald Genta designed the 222 for Vacheron Constantin, which morphed over time to grow to be the Abroad that we all know at present. Now in its third era, the Abroad sadly took a again seat to the Royal Oak and the Nautilus, nevertheless it’s grow to be obvious with this era that it’s the darkish horse of the three, one to underestimate at your loss.

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Measuring 42.5mm x 13.7mm, this watch is sort of a sporty quantity, given its dimensions. And but, it’s produced from stable 18k pink gold, so how a lot sporting exercise you’d need to do with it will depend on you (though I’d guess it’s not a lot). The case is water-resistant to 150m, although, which is nice. The lacquered blue dial is the standout of the present right here. Pink/rose gold and the color blue simply work so properly, and the sunray sample of the dial will actually pop in particular person. My solely gripe is that the backdrop of the date window at 4.30 isn’t the identical color because the dial, though it has an utilized gold body round it which is sweet.

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Powering it’s the self-winding calibre 5200, which runs at 4Hz and, due to twin barrels, for a complete of 58 hours. The chronograph is managed by a column wheel which has a Maltese Cross cap on it, a trademark of Vacheron Constantin chronograph watches of late. There’s additionally a vertical clutch hidden under the striped plates of the motion permitting for higher longevity of the chronograph mechanism.

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The watch is delivered with three straps. A stable 18k pink gold bracelet with a folding clasp, a darkish blue rubber strap with an 18k pink gold pin buckle and a darkish blue calfskin leather-based strap with distinction stitching and an 18k pink gold buckle. Vacheron Constantin’s quick-change system for the strap permits for straightforward interchangeability with this one making it a reasonably versatile watch.

It’s not a restricted version, however it’s only out there by Vacheron Constantin’s boutiques for the princely sum of €82,500.

Go to Vacheron Constantin right here.


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