1937. Handpainted.

A total 439 watches were made that year by Vacheron & Constantin.

This art!


1937. Handpainted.

What, don't you care?
04/04/2007 - 01:00

Next year VC merged with JLC..

But they never stopped being Vacheron & Constantin,

and the CEO of JLC ,of course fell in love,

what else,with VC and bought it out.

Georges Ketterer.

Followed by his son.

Then a short ownership by Sheik Yamani,

and at last by Richemont.

And the substance that company has,

makes me sleep well :-)

I generally refuse offers of board memberships nowadays,

but that could be an exception :-)

Anyhow the old family is out of picture.


dials on vintage modlels have a depth and subtility which is very very
04/04/2007 - 11:53

difficult to find in modern ones. Maybe its because they age with such grace...