As you may have guessed the trip to South Africa was not only to visit platinum mines but also for the presentation of the 2007 vintage of the Excellence Platine Collection consisting of timepieces limited to 50 pieces in platinum with platinum dials.
I'll let the photos do the talking but watch this space next week for a full feature article!
The Press Conference:
Tima Rede fom Al Hayat, Pelin Aksenkal PR for Turkey and Yvonne Braun from Bilan
Heinz Forrer, head of Vc switzerland, Marine Lemonier head of PR, Aude Pittard PR and Hugues des Pins head of VC for the Middle East
in the center, Yui Tottori, PR for Japan
Joe Thompson from WatchTime
Laurie Kahle from Robb Report
The two in the middle are James Courage CEO of the Platinum Guild and Derek Engelbrecht CEO of Impala Mines
Julien Marchenoir, Head of Marketing and Communications
Wei Koh from Revolution
Yann Bouillonech, Commercial Director
Sophie Furley from Europa Star
Malte Perpetual Calendar Chronograph
Malte Tourbillon Regulateur