Les Collectionneurs Prestige de la France
18K yellow gold wristwatch, Prestige de la France, gilt dial, baton indexes
In 1972 Vacheron Constantin received the « Diplôme Prestige de la France » paying tribute to the manufacture’s distinctive expertise, supported by its determination to provide authenticity, technical perfection, and elegance. To celebrate this event, the "Prestige de la France" model was born: A trapezium-shaped case, a unique design, both cambered and asymmetrical.
- 24 grams
- Year of production
- Year of sale
- Special features
- Trapeze-shaped case
- Swiss made
- Yellow Gold
- 37x17 mm
- 6 mm
- Material of the bracelets
- Yellow Gold
- Indexes type and material
- Yellow gold baton indexes
About this watch
This first collection of curved & asymmetrical watches known as the “1972” was available in two sizes, under refs 35202 and 15207. A later version featuring two calibres 1050 – and consequently a dual time version –presented as the rarest of all “1972” models.
About the caliber
Its thin remarkable thin construction has been possible thanks to the use of the thin calibre 1050 with variable inertia balance regulator, which became a signature of the Maison at this time.
A trusted link with your timepiece
Each timepiece from this exclusive offer comes with a Digital Passport that provides trust and transparency thanks to key information such as the timepiece's Serial Number and History, information which will be updated throughout the watch's lifetime. A certificate of authenticity and a two-year warranty will aslo be available.
A link between the past and the present
Enthusiasts and connoisseurs are now able to fulfill their ultimate goal of possessing one of these rare, vintage watches. Carefully selected by the Heritage Department and restored according to the rules of the art within the Manufacture, these Vacheron Constantin timepieces dating from the 20th century are now part of the collection "Les Collectionneurs".
OTHER VINTAGE TREASURES
The preservation of rare watches
Perpetuating the beat of an age-old movement, ensuring the sustainability of a watch passed on from generation to generation, this is what gives meaning to the long and meticulous work of our Master Craftsmen. Every restoration is a special case and sometimes requires forgotten expertise... Consequently, the result goes well beyond all expectations.
The Hour Lounge
Bringing to life stories from the Maison’s archives, showcasing vintage timepieces with a remarkable past... The Hour Lounge is a special space reserved for connoisseurs and vintage lovers. Join the community to learn more about the Maison’s impressive history.