Happy Birthday VC!!!!

Re: Happy Birthday VC!!!!
09/17/2012 - 16:31
although Constantin came a bit later...
09/19/2012 - 01:44
Just a niggling detail, but Constantin's name wasn't added to the company register until April 1, 1819.  He remained active with the company until his death on May 22, 1854.  The name continued through his nephew and heir, Jean-Francois Constantin.  J-F stayed until 1867 and retired while remaining an investor or "silent partner".  This began the period of name changes from Cesar Vacheron to Charles Vacheron to Veuve Vacheron.  Normality was restored in 1887 when the name reverted to Vacheron & Constantin.  FWIW, this version remained unadulterated until the company went public in 1970 and the "&" was dropped broken heart.
yup 257 years old today :-)
09/17/2012 - 16:58
you guys see the little B day video on the right?
09/17/2012 - 17:08
Re: yup 257 years old today :-)
09/17/2012 - 19:51
you still look young Alex! What's your secretcheeky    I don't see the video? , in the videos directory, t changes at every refresh and the last one seems to be the chinese year, Maybe I look at the wrong place?
a little box between the desk top watch and the video section
09/17/2012 - 20:03
More great years ahead! Happy Birthday, VC!
09/17/2012 - 17:04
Re: Happy Birthday VC!!!!
09/17/2012 - 20:22
Indeed, happy birthday to VC! Been lurking here for a bit of time ... and figured what better day than today to formally join the community! Cheers.
09/17/2012 - 20:50
And you are right, it is a good day indeed to join in the community discussion. Best, Robert
Welcome to The Lounge :-)
09/17/2012 - 21:21
Thank you both for your god wishes! (nt)
09/18/2012 - 02:29
Re: Happy Birthday VC!!!!
09/17/2012 - 20:55
Happy Birthday to VC, and I am sure many more to come !
Re: Happy Birthday VC!!!!
09/17/2012 - 21:33
Happy Birthday smiley
How wonderful to celebrate 257 years today...
09/17/2012 - 23:36
Marvellous achievement! Good luck for the future. A very Happy Birthday VC! Tony
Re: Happy Birthday Vacheron-Constantin!!
09/18/2012 - 01:19
or Vacheron & Constantin! A great acheivement! Here's to the next 257 years... Joseph