why I think VC is such a fantastic brand and a peek into SIHH 2012!

In Dean's post below he mentions that the industry is leaning towards lower production costs which is certainly true for many but not VC!

As proof here are some close ups of a new movement Vacheron constantin will be presenting, the perlage is amazing, the Geneva waves a sight for sore eyes and the angles perfectly executed and which catch the light in a subtle manner........ but.....

why I think VC is such a fantastic brand and a peek into SIHH 2012!


why I think VC is such a fantastic brand and a peek into SIHH 2012!
 
why I think VC is such a fantastic brand and a peek into SIHH 2012!

isn't it a shame that all this is hidden beneath the dial and that no one other than the watchmaker who assembles the watch or the one who will service it will see?

This is what I love about VC and that keeps the fire burning after all these years: that the brand continually strives towards horological excellence and adding details and beauty even if no one will ever see
Re: why I think VC is such a fantastic brand and a peek into SIHH 2012!
11/17/2011 - 23:14
Wow Alex you couldn't resist to post a message about this new beauty, mmmh? "This is what I love about VC and that keeps the fire burning after all these years":  It is absolutely true...you are right! truly a fantastic movement. Looking forward sharing it with loungers in January!   :-)
Hello Christian - welcome aboard! nt
11/17/2011 - 23:57
nt
It's a pleasure to see you here Christian!
11/18/2011 - 07:03
And it had to take Alex to do such a naughty thing, devil I look forward to seeing you in person in January. Best Regards, Dan
Great to see you here, Christian!
11/19/2011 - 03:38
...and it has been my privilege to get to know you better at the VC dinners. I am very much looking forward to seeing you again in January! All the best, Gary
Christian has come over to the
11/20/2011 - 15:02
"dark side"! Great to see you here, and in the Avatar! See you in January, looking forward to it... Do please feel free to post photos of watches in your collection, I guess you may have a few laying around on the desk, that we didn't see anywhere else already?! Go on! Go on.... Gary
Re: why I think VC is such a fantastic brand and a peek into SIHH 2012!
11/17/2011 - 23:22
Hi Alex, True beauty is always hidden. Regards, F
One thick movement. Can't wait to see the whole thing...
11/18/2011 - 13:16
on-line
Nice retrograde
11/20/2011 - 19:26
Hi Alex, Very beautifully done indeed! It seems to a retrograde indication, no? Best Dje
Re: Nice retrograde
11/21/2011 - 20:12
Thank you to all loungers! ...well, finally, I think it is not a bad idea to visit the "dark side" !!! So, probably, you should read me more in the future .. and I look forward seeing you in January with great, great pleasure!