Partnership Agreement with the National History Museum in Mexico

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Partnership Agreement for Vacheron Constantin

Vacheron Constantin and National History Museum, Chapultepec Castle in Mexico.

National History Museum, Chapultepec Castle in Mexico:
Chapultepec Castle (Castillo de Chapultepec in Spanish) is located on top of Chapultepec Hill, located in the middle of Chapultepec Park in Mexico City.

Built in 1775 by Viceroy Bernardo de Gálvez, the name Chapultepec stems from the Náhuatl word chapoltepēc which means "at the grasshopper's hill".

The site of the hill was a sacred place for Aztecs, and the buildings atop it have served several purposes during its history; including that of Military Academy, Imperial residence, Presidential home, observatory, and presently, the National History Museum.

Vacheron Constantin, the world’s oldest continuous
Watch manufacturer with more than 257 years of uninterrupted history, celebrated the
signing of a partnership agreement with the National History Museum, Chapultepec Castle,
which will work towards safeguarding their watchmaking heritage, by hosting a Gala
dinner on the night of October 3rd, 2012.

The ceremony was held at the stunning Chapultepec Castle and attended by 80 esteemed guests.

Among the guests were Master Salvador Rueda Smithers, the Director of the National History Museum, Mr. Julien Marchenoir, Marketing Director of Vacheron Constantin who is in charge of the Patrimony of the brand, as well as other important government authorities, directors of regional brands, journalists, retailers and friends of the National Museum of History.

The representatives from both sides thanked guests for attending the event, and shared their
enthusiasm about the joint project, which involves the diagnostic and restoration of the
watch collection belonging to the Chapultepec Castle.

The high point of the night was the announcement of Mr. Marchenoir, where he confirmed that watch manufacturer would be donating a historical Vacheron Constantin piece to be added to the Chapultepec Castle’s collection.

This donation is a seal of a long-term commitment which will no doubt leave a legacy to future generations.

Guests were treated to the presentation of two Vacheron Constantin craftsmen, showcasing
the Métiers d’Art arts of engraving and gemsetting.

Timepieces from Vacheron Constantin’s Metiers d'Art, Patrimony and Malte collections were on display for guests to admire.

Guests enjoyed a champagne cocktail and gala dinner hosted by the Geneva-based manufacturer while listening to a wonderful quartet of violins by the prestigious Symphony Orchestra of Mexico City.

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