Vacheron Constantin QUAI DE L'LLE Modern Design and the New Manufacture Self-winding Caliber 5100 Interpretation of Traditional Watchmaking

Born in 2008, the Quai de l'Île The series introduced a new stainless steel models, adding a touch of color to the contemporary Vacheron Constantin proud of advanced watchmaking tradition. Comfortable and generous 41 mm diameter case follows the traditional aesthetics and the integration of the three brands of classic design, with fine sanding modification. Geneva Seal certification through the Quai de l'Île stainless steel models equipped with Vacheron Constantin own R & D and manufacturing of the new self-winding 5100 movement, with hours, minutes, seconds and date display, indicating all covered with luminous coating, in order to ensure the optimum readability in silver or black dial tone. The price is also reasonable.

Quai de l'Île, filled with a sense of history of fashion design

Quai de l'Île series with very contemporary atmosphere of design, unique temperament and distinguished Geneva Seal, traditional watchmaking was epochal aesthetic interpretation. This family name is derived from Vacheron head office address, is a symbol of Geneva exceptional watchmaking, is also famous 19th century loft master craftsmen's birthplace, is the center of an outstanding craftsmanship, the Vacheron Constantin reputation transmitted to the rest of the world. Located in the center of Geneva, the Rhone (Rhone) on both sides of the junction of the busy city into a bustling center. To continue Vacheron a consistent spirit of innovation, Quai de l'Île series vividly reflect the brand's 260 years of unbroken history of interpretation of the exceptional skills and aesthetic heritage.

Structure distinctive stainless steel case

The use of strong, comfortable and lightweight stainless steel material make this series of high-profile. Polished and satin-finished trimming process, a diameter of 41 mm case combines three Vacheron Constantin classic design: circular bezel, pincushion and barrel-type case table ring. This harmony "stack combination" designed to create a unique aesthetic, grinding trimming process showing light and shadow effects. In order to ensure optimum comfort, style lugs stratified design with a transparent bottom of the case adds a touch of movement, highlighting the Vacheron Constantin's classic design, and easy to identify.

The positive active lifestyle to create a self-movement

While stainless steel models equipped with the technology first-class self-winding mechanical movement, the 172 parts. 5100 movement designed by Vacheron Constantin, R & D and manufacturing, with hours, minutes, central seconds and date display, stable vibration frequency of 28,800 times per hour. This movement is designed for people who aspire to a positive active lifestyle and set, anti-interference ability, while double-barrel ensures that power more than 60 hours of storage. Pendulum movement Tuo tungsten (tungsten), the material is rarely used in watchmaking, but its hardness and weight lifting can be placed Tuo inertia and ensure optimal performance of the chain. Through the sapphire crystal case back, showing five lobes decorated modern Quai de l'Île decor. 5100 movement with a very fine grinding decorative craft - chamfering, polishing, circular grained and Geneva corrugated polished, these processes are all decorated in line with the Geneva Seal certification standards. While this movement in terms of reliability and aesthetic design to perfection, its hand-modified production time compared with no Geneva Seal certified movement 40% more.

Multi-level dial

The new Quai de l'Île stainless steel models have a unique multi-layer structure of the dial, with two choices: black dial with silver-tone or milky modification. Consists of three different regional components, innovative three-dimensional effect, luminous hour markers made of white material with Arabic numerals ensures excellent readability. Another unique is the double-date with instructions to replace the traditional style aperture date indication. Structure dial also includes a transparent mineral glass plate printed with ink the date of the month. In 5100 this downward movement of the glass plate are equipped with an accurate indication of the date set date.
The new Quai de l'Île stainless steel models with a water depth of 30 meters, is equipped with two strap - chestnut brown crocodile leather strap and black rubber strap and stainless steel folding clasp.

Technical Specifications

Quai de l'Ile

Model 4500S / 000A-B195- silver tone dial
4500S / 000A-B196- black dial
By the Geneva Seal certification
Movement 5100/1
Of their own design and manufacture Vacheron Constantin
Self-winding mechanical movement
Diameter of 30.60 mm (13¼ fractionation), thickness 4.70 mm
About 60 hours power reserve
Vibration frequency 4 Hz (28,800)
172 parts
37 Gem
Display hours, minutes
Central seconds
date
Case Stainless Steel
Diameter 41 mm, thickness of 11.75 mm
Transparent sapphire crystal caseback
After 3 bar waterproof test atmospheres (about 30 meters)
Dial silver-tone / black cream
Mineral glass date display panel
White luminous Arabic numerals and instructions
18K gold luminous hour and minute hands and date indication
Strap brown large square hand-sewn Mississippi alligator leather strap, black alsavel lining, with an additional black rubber strap
Clasp with push button of three steel folding clasp
Polished half Maltese cross design