Earlier in 2016 Vacheron Constantin celebrated the 260th anniversary of the maison with the introduction of the completely new Harmony collection. As if that weren’t festive enough, the Geneva manufacture is now introducing at least ten new references in this cushion-shaped collection, of which we introduce one to you here. Can’t help ourselves but introduce to you, really, because the Harmony Full Calendar approaches perfection. Of course perfection is nonsensical and highly subjective to boot, but many a watch heart will beat faster upon seeing this watch – for both aesthetic and technical reasons.
The classic and elegant design of the cushion-shaped rose gold case is perfectly balanced with the optimum readability of the markers on the dial. Around the edge the date is displayed by a central hand with a burgundy-coloured half-moon at its end. Markers for the day and month are shown in the same colour on the outside of the dial and apertures in the top half of the dial. The moon phases and age of the moon can be seen on the bottom half of the dial. The astronomical display only needs to be adjusted once every 122 years, instead of every three years like a conventional moon phase. The automatic calibre 2460 QC, consisting of 308 components, is a completely new calendar movement that was developed and produced by Vacheron Constantin. The frequency of 28,800 vph is commonplace, the finish of the movement is anything but. Price on application