Vacheron Constantin Overseas 2010
For the spring of 2010, Overseas is sportier and more travel-friendly than ever
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The latest Overseas model from Vacheron Constantin
The eagerly awaited steel, with a titanium bezel, version of the Dual Time
Ever since the launch of the first Overseas in 1996, Vacheron Constantin’s sports line has been constantly enriched with innovative new timepieces. Entirely dedicated to travel as its name implies, the line is based around three best-sellers – Overseas Self-Winding, Overseas Chronograph and Overseas Dual Time – available in steel, gold and steel/titanium versions. Vacheron Constantin is now rounding off the Dual Time range, with its useful complication greatly appreciated by regular travellers, by introducing a steel with a titanium bezel variation.
Titanium, the ideal metal for travel
An extremely light metal that is resistant to corrosion, erosion and fire, titanium was initially used in the fields of aeronautical, aerospace, chemical and medical industries, and more recently in watchmaking, which has chosen it for its contemporary character, its bold and original appearance, as well as for its minimal weight entirely in tune with the needs of technical and sporty Haute Horlogerie.
Model: Overseas Dual Time Automatic Steel and Titanium
Calibre 1222 SC
Energy Mechanical self-winding
Protected by an antimagnetic screen
Movement thickness 4.85 mm
Movement diameter 26.60 mm
Jewelling 34 jewels
Frequency 28,800 vibrations/hour
Indications Hours, minutes, central seconds
2nd time zone with day/night indication
Pointer-type date display
Power reserve Approx. 40 hours
Case Stainless steel
Titanium pushpiece guard
Solid back with stamped “Overseas” medallion, screw fastening
Water resistance Tested at a pressure of 15 Bar, equivalent to 150 metres
Dial Slate-grey, circular satin-brushed finish
Painted outer minute circle
12 applied hour-markers in 18-carat gold
highlighted with a white luminescent substance.
Strap Hand-sewn dark grey square-scale alligator leather
Delivered with an additional strap in black rubber
Buckle Double-safety triple-blade folding clasp in stainless steel.