These photos came out really well. I have been waiting for them -- quite patiently, I think.
But they are like adding fuel to the fire for me.
I have been on the fence about the Patrimony Contemporaine (PC) for a while now. When I surprisingly fell for the 1955 this past Spring, I thought I might be done with the PC. And yet I still find myself drawn to it. Not long ago I started a thread about white metal VCs with black dials, and voila, we learned that you had recently picked up such a model, one I had not known existed. I have been thinking that a white metal dress watch with a dark dial would complement my other VCs, but the options are very limited. There is one strong candidate in the current production that really gets me going, however -- the gray dial Pt. PC. While not black, it is a very compelling dial on what remains for me the perfect modern dress watch.
It is interesting to me that you, Joseph, with your amazing Vacheron collection, have just recently added a PC. Did you ever own one before? Were you just waiting for the right one to come along? I am just curious, if you don't mind sharing.
May I ask, also, do you know what the dial of your PC is made of (do the papers happen to say)? Is it gold?
Well, I must congratulate you on this fine catch. What a rare one this particular PC is. I am glad you included a profile shot -- the PC's profile is so lovely.