The Collection Excellence Platine, launched in 2006, welcomes a new model stemming from the elegant Patrimony Contemporaine line. This Haute Horlogerie classic is available for the first time in a 42 mm diameter, issued in a naturally rare and limited edition of 150.
The history of platinum at Vacheron Constantin goes back to 1820. Since then, the Geneva-based watch manufacturer has used this precious metal in many of its most complex and original models. While 18K gold is composed of only 75% precious metal, platinum is 95% pure. Far rarer than gold, it comes from just a few deposits scattered around the world, and mainly in South Africa. Its density and its weight are far greater than the other metals, which means it is a far more durable material. Moreover, it is not subject to oxidation and therefore does not age over the years, making it a perfect lifelong companion. Vacheron Constantin created the limited-edition Collection Excellence Platine specifically in order to highlight the distinctive qualities of this metal.
A beautiful watch, which pays hommage to the class and understatement of the Vacheron marque