Les Collectionneurs Jump Hour

43040 36 mm Yellow Gold

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Vacheron Constantin Les Collectionneurs - 43040 Front
43040
Size : 36 mm
Thickness : 7 mm
Movement : Automatic

This 18K yellow gold watch with jumping hour display is powered by the Caliber 1120. A movement developed in the 1960s and the thinnest of its generation at 2.45 mm, accommodated in this model's extremely slim (7 mm) case. Remarkably precise thanks to its annular beryllium balance with inertia blocks and flat balance-spring, this watch is the result of perfect mastery of extra-thin movements in order to create an aesthetic design that is both original and adventurous.

Watches Specifications

Caliber

  • 1120/2 HS
  • Automatic
  • mm
  • Jumping hours

Case

  • 36 mm
  • 7 mm

Watch

  • 52 grams
  • 1996
  • 1996
  • Mysterious minute display
  • Swiss made
  • Yellow gold triangular-shaped indexes

Bracelet

  • Calf
  • 19/16
  • Ardillon
  • Yellow Gold

About this watch

Complications for the sake of beauty is a particularly valued concept at Vacheron Constantin. A concept that led to the creation of watches with jumping hours, which were soon complemented by a mysterious minute display, as seen on this 1996 model. The same principle, that of combining these two horological complications, had already inspired Vacheron Constantin in the first half of the 20th century when it created Chronoscope watches based on a patent filed by Robert Cart in the late 1920s.


About the caliber

This visually understated reference 43040, presents a simple hour window and onyx minute pointer visible through a gap in the dial with delicate guilloché. It is powered by the extra-flat automatic 1120 HS movement.

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. 

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