Vacheron Constantin is one of the most famous watch brands in the world. The brand was founded in 1755 and has a history of more than 200 years. Vacheron Constantin’s historical masterpiece series is to represent its history. Reinterpret the historical classics of more than 200 years. Today we come to appreciate this 33155 / 000R-9588 watch.
Vacheron Constantin’s historical masterpiece series 1955 watch is based on the 4961 model launched in 1955 as a design model. It combines modern technology and design to reflect the classic. Compared to its prototype, in addition to the round case of the 1955 watch, the lugs have been redesigned to be wider and flatter, and have a certain degree of curvature. The connection between the lugs and the case is also used. The sloping transition design is very distinctive.
The watch’s case, bezel, crown and buckle, as well as the hands and scales are made of 18k gold. The overall luxury is very attractive, while the ultra-thin case thickness (only 4.1 mm) makes it It gently falls on the wrist like a piece of paper. The dial is matched with the color of 18k gold to create a luxurious and pure atmosphere, just like the original 4961, which is irresistible. The bar-shaped hands and long hour-point scale are like the lines of time and the baton of time. Like the design of the 4961 dial, it is simple and meaningful.
The greatest feature of the Vacheron Constantin 1955 watch is that it is thin and ultra-thin, because it is equipped with the world’s thinnest movement, the 1003 movement, which was introduced in 1955 and was also used in the 4961 model. Therefore, the 1955 watch is in fact a sincerity to its prototype. The thickness of the 1003 movement is only 1.64 millimeters, which is slightly thicker than a one-yuan coin. Although it was introduced in 1955, no brand has surpassed it so far. The main board and plywood of the movement are made of 18k gold. Such a move is rarely seen even by other top brands. It only appears on very important models. The movement is decorated with delicate Geneva stripe patterns, which can be seen at a glance through the back. In addition, its pawl is relatively quaint. At present, it is not common for this pawl to use such a long spring control type, which is more expensive. , Will also increase the diameter of the movement. The first 1003 calibre that appeared in 1955 was early. At that time, artisans were pursuing the extreme of watchmaking craftsmanship, but even without the quality guarantee such as the Geneva Seal today, they are also known worldwide. Today’s 1003/3 movement is based on the original, adding more detailed manual grinding to make it more refined, while passing the Geneva mark test standard to ensure the high quality of the movement. The movement 1003 can be said to contain great wisdom in the small world. 117 parts are housed in a ‘container’ that is 21.1 mm wide and 1.64 mm thick. You can imagine the technical level of the watchmaker at the time.
Vacheron Constantin has never lacked classic watches. In addition to the historical masterpiece series, it also has very outstanding works such as Malta and masters of art. The historical masterpieces represent the history of the brand. The watches in the series all have a history of brand development. The epitome of times is worthy of a taste. The 33155 / 000R-9588 watch is based on the 4961 model, and also uses the 1003 manual winding movement that was released in 1955. It reinterprets the style of that era through modern craftsmanship and artistic methods, and tells the history of the masterpieces. . In addition to its simple and luxurious dial, the brand logo Malta Cross at 12 o’clock is also featured. It is made of k gold and is mirror-polished. Under a magnifying glass, you can clearly see what this little ‘gold bar’ looks like. meticulous. Except for the thin and round appearance, the thinness of the movement is how many watchmakers have not been able to cross the gap. Even if Piaget specializes in developing ultra-thin movement brands, it has not launched a thinner manual winding. Movement, although its self-winding movement is commendable.
Buying a watch requires fate. If you are lucky enough to meet this watch, please appreciate it carefully, so that you can fully understand its taste, and it is also worth your taste.
Watch details: vacheron / 7848 /