Global Focus Vacheron Constantin Launches New Overseas Watch Series In Tokyo

On June 16, 2016, Tokyo, Japan, Vacheron Constantin, the top Swiss watchmaker, released a new Overseas watch series. On the day of the event, Vacheron Constantin invited China, Japan and the Asia-Pacific region. More than 200 media friends from Europe and guests participated in this moment to witness this moment. The Overseas series was unveiled at the artsy Terrada Souko in Tokyo Bay, Ueno Island, and enjoyed photos of Vacheron Constantin and legendary photographer Steve McCurry’s journey across the ocean , Showing works from the first six locations on this artist’s journey, including New York, Mexico, China, India, Japan, and the Vacheron Constantin watchmaking factory in Geneva.

Vacheron Constantin’s new Overseas 7700V-110A-B172
  That night, the VIPs took the first look at the new Overseas Vertical and Horizontal World Time Watch and experienced the new Overseas Vertical and Horizontal Series replaceable strap device. A series of virtual reality experience stations and timepiece exhibition areas inspired by suitcases provide guests with the ultimate interactive experience.
Vacheron Constantin tour
   Earlier, Vacheron Constantin invited legendary photographer Steve McCurry to share his unique worldview, which explained the ‘travel spirit’ contained in the new Overseas Vertical and Horizontal series. Photographer Steve McCurry leads his team through twelve little-known and even hard-to-access mysterious regions around the world, showing the brand’s basic values ​​and concepts through the photographer’s lens. The event first unveiled the first six locations.

   Photographer Steve McCurry came to Tokyo, Japan to tell his shooting story. The six locations unveiled are: Geneva Vacheron Constantin Watch Factory, Leshan, China, Father Tunbridge Waterway Bridge, New York Central Station, Moon Water Well, India, Japanese Tsurunoyu Onsen. Photographer Steve McCurry captures eternal moments with lenses by revealing six locations on the journey.
Father Tunblick Aqueduct Bridge, Mexico: Time to Inherit

(Image copyright Steve McCurry and Vacheron Constantin)
   The design of this aqueduct bridge spans the Mexican desert, and this magnificent and charming viaduct is a model of architecture, reflecting complex professional skills and deep scientific knowledge. The impact of the Roman Empire and pre-Columbian civilization created this immortal miracle. It was built between 1553 and 1570 and connected Zempoala to Otumba. The 45-km length is amazing.
New York’s Central Railway Station: At the Moment

(Image copyright Steve McCurry and Vacheron Constantin)
   One of the world’s largest railway stations, this architectural pearl is set in the most dynamic urban center in the Western world. There are millions of passengers at the station every day, and the crowd is constantly flowing. This is the heart of Manhattan, and it beats almost day and night. Vacheron Constantin and Steve McCurry’s team chose to revisit this mysterious location late at night with only a few passengers, to take a glimpse of this rare and precious moment.
Indian Moon Water Well: Time of Magic

(Image copyright Steve McCurry and Vacheron Constantin)
  This ancient well is full of legendary charm and is a work full of artistic symbolic decoration and visual illusions. It is located near a monastery near Abhaneri in Rajasthan. For centuries, people have socialized The center of life. To reach the water source, you need to go through countless layers of stairs down to reach it. Locals also believe that this long way to get water can inspire meditation.
Leshan Giant Buddha, China: A Time of Peace

(Image copyright Steve McCurry and Vacheron Constantin)

   Located in Sichuan Province, it has stood on the banks of the Minjiang River for more than 1,300 years. Its appearance is destined to provide eternal blessings. The 71-meter-high Buddha statue was carved on the rock wall from 713 to 803 AD. To this day, people still believe that this Buddha can protect the crew from turbulence. The Buddha’s overall construction project challenges the limits of human beings. Its simple lines and shocking beauty make it a truly classic and timeless work.

Tsurunoyu Onsen: At the time of the ritual ceremony

(Image copyright Steve McCurry and Vacheron Constantin)
   In Japan, onsen means ‘onsen’, a name derived from hot spring baths and considered a place full of poetry, rituals and sacredness. The hot springs of Akita City, under the combination of the three natural elements of spring water, steam and environment, present a natural luxury texture, while successfully maintaining the characteristics of low-key simplicity. It allows people to relax in the hot springs and wash and purify the mind in a unique sense of courtesy.
Vacheron Constantin Geneva: Time for inspiration

(Image copyright Steve McCurry and Vacheron Constantin)
   In the watch factory, the harmonious contrast shows the spirit of the brand. Swiss architect Bernard Cumy uses materials that blend complexity and simplicity, harmony and refinement, flowing and enclosed spaces, modern and timeless line designs. As imprinted in Geneva, this light-filled building reflects the exquisiteness and inspiration of every detail of the new Overseas Vertical and Horizontal series timepieces from a certain angle. In addition, the following six countries / places were announced this time, including Morocco, Scotland, Ethiopia, Uzbekistan, France and Russia. The photographic works of these 6 countries / places will be officially announced in September.
Features of the new Overseas watch series —- Products

Christian Selmoni, artistic director of Vacheron Constantin’s product development department, explained the new products on the spot.

   Vacheron Constantin’s new Overseas horizontal and vertical series watch was launched at the 2016 Geneva Watch Fair. This time, new watches are released. Therefore, the new Overseas horizontal and vertical series watch has 6 models and 18 products. In addition to the previously released basic models, chronographs and other products, this time added world-class watches. All Overseas Watches, whether they are made of stainless steel or gold, are engraved with the Geneva Seal certification from basic display to complex functions and are equipped with an easily replaceable bracelet / strap to ensure that the wearer can enjoy comfort wherever he is Wearing experience.

Vacheron Constantin’s new Overseas 7700V-110A-B172
   There are three styles of Overseas Cross World Time models-with blue, silver or brown dials. The case diameter is 43.5 mm and it is equipped with a 2460 WT movement. This self-winding movement is a patented movement developed and manufactured by Vacheron Constantin. It can display 37 time zones, including a time zone that is half an hour or fifteen minutes away from UTC. The display area consists of three parts. In the center, the land (polished with sunburst satin brushed) and the ocean (smooth velvet polished) painted by the Lambert method are paired with a translucent lacquered plate with the city name painted on it. A third sapphire disc is overlaid on the map and synchronized with the 24-hour indicator plate through a clever anthracite gray gradient to provide day and night indication. Finally, the translucent lacquered velvet textured outer ring indicates hours and minutes.
Features of the new Overseas watch series-Geneva mark certification
   The new Overseas Series is engraved with the Geneva Seal Certification. As the most authoritative mark of ultimate quality, the Geneva Seal was born in 1886 and is certified by an independent and neutral institution. It is not only a proof of the origin of the timepiece, but also a noble symbol of its superior quality and superior performance. The Geneva Seal is only issued to watches manufactured and assembled in Geneva. At the same time, the movement structure and performance of the watch must also meet a series of extremely strict standards.

Vacheron Constantin’s New Overseas Vertical and Horizontal Series 4500V / 110A-B126 Watch

   Equipped with the new Cal.5100 movement, dual barrels (to ensure that the speed regulation mechanism receives stable power output) can ensure a power reserve of more than 60 hours. The design of the previous generation’s dense bottom can be changed to glimpse the style of 22K gold pendant decorated with the wind rose compass pattern. Wrist effect is excellent.
Features of the new Overseas watch series-waterproof and replaceable bracelet / strap
   In keeping with the travelling spirit of the Overseas Series, the new watch introduced this time can be comfortable to wear, convenient and practical, and fully meet various needs. All watches are equipped with a self-winding mechanical movement. The soft iron case lining can effectively protect the watch from magnetic fields, ensuring its accuracy and durability. At the same time, the transparent screw-down case back guarantees a water-resistant depth of 50 meters and 150 meters for ultra-thin models and other watches.

Vacheron Constantin’s new Overseas 5500V / 110A-B148 watch
   Another major feature of the new Overseas watch is the modularity of parts. This time Vacheron Constantin has introduced a number of convenient stainless steel or precious metal bracelets. The easy-to-remove replacement device is an enhancement of the watch Comfort-Same goes for leather and rubber straps. The original replacement device on the bracelet / strap and folding buckle / pinhole buckle allows customers to safely disassemble and replace without using any tools, without affecting the robustness of the bracelet or strap.

Summary: After the press conference, Vacheron Constantin invited everyone to a dinner party, and the wonderful part of it was specially invited by Yukihiro Takahashi, Keigo Oyamada, Yoshinori Sunahara, Towa Tei ), The famous Japanese electronic music orchestra METAFIVE, composed of famous musicians such as Tomohiko Gondo and lead singer Leo Imai, will bring the celebration to a climax, accompanied by Vacheron Constantin’s newly launched Overseas Series. The plan shines in this unforgettable night.