The Chinese year of the goat begins on February 19, 2015. Swiss watchmakers Vacheron Constantin unveiled a fresh tribute in the ongoing saga of the Métiers d’Art collection, inspired by the Chinese Zodiac – Year of the Goat Timepiece. Available in a choice of platinum or pink gold, the Year of the Goat timepiece, is endowed with that unique touch of soul possessed by watches bearing the Hallmark of Geneva. The goat is delicately applied to the centre of the dial, exuding a sense of calm and serenity through the sapphire crystal.
The watch is powered by Calibre 2460 G4 Mechanical, self-winding, with 27 jewels and a power reserve of 40 hours.
The novelty is completed by a Dark blue / Brown Mississippiensis alligator leather, hand stitched, saddle-finish, large square scales.
Limited edition of 12 pieces for each model , available only in Vacheron Constantin boutiques, with prices upon request. Full technical specification below.
86073/000P-9890 – Platinum
86073/000R-9889 – Pink gold
Métiers d’Art The Legend of the Chinese Zodiac
2015, year of the goat
Hallmark of Geneva certified timepieces
Pieces only available through the Vacheron Constantin Boutiques
Developed and manufactured by Vacheron Constantin
31.00 mm (11’’’ ¼) diameter
6.05 mm thick
Approximately 40 hours power reserve
4Hz (28,800 vibrations/hour)
Hours, minutes, date and month in apertures
Platinum 950 / 18K 5N pink gold
40 mm diameter, 12.74 mm thick
Transparent sapphire crystal caseback
Water-resistance tested at a pressure of 3 bar (approx. 30 meters)
Dial 18K gold dial, hand-engraved and Grand Feu enamelled
Hand-engraved platinum 950 / 18K 5N gold goat
Dark blue / Brown Mississippiensis alligator leather, hand stitched, saddle-finish, large square scales
Platinum 950 / 18K 5N pink gold folding clasp
Half Maltese cross-shaped
Accessories Delivered with a corrector pen, a magnifying glass and a dedicated brochure to better showcase the craftsmanship
[ Source: Vacheron Constantin ]