Here’s our take on the Academy’s selection of the 2021 GPHG finalists – an event overdue for some fresh thinking…

Shaped watches are always for those with the most eclectic tastes – the Vacheron Constantin Prestige 1972 sits at the apex of this genre, and this not only because of its asymmetric design…

How Vacheron Constantin created the ´American 1921 Piece Unique`: When one of the ´Holy Trinity` comes across like an independent artisan …

Auction season is approaching, a there are a number of true collector’s delights to marvel (and perhaps bid?) at amongst the offerings – some combining watchmaking excellence in dangerous concentration

The one (and only!?) big watch industry show – Watches & Wonders 2021 – has just concluded. ‘the eclecticum’ considered what we saw, and there’s a few noteworthy developments to share – on a meta level

Some snapshots and brief impressions about the ´Overseas Perpetual Calendar Ultra-Thin` from Vacheron Constantin, a charming piece on the outside and a masterpiece on the inside

For today I have chosen one of the best known (or can we even say common) `Grand Complications` – the perpetual calendar from one of the power houses of Swiss fine watchmaking. Vacheron Constantin is close to my heart, especially for the ´delicacies` they can offer from time to time – even when those are quite often like a hidden secret to the public.

… if only the Vacheron Constantin Historiques Aronde 1954 was as pure as I (then) wished it to be …