Did you ever imagine that two luxury giants would come together to fulfil the request of a collector with a passion for watchmaking and automobiles? And when that happens, something extraordinary is bound to happen!
A match made in heaven – Vacheron Constantin, renowned for its intricate watchmaking and Rolls-Royce, an epitome of automotive opulence have come together to create a masterpiece that embodies the essence of sophistication and precision. Vacheron Constantin has unveiled a truly unique timepiece, The Les Cabinotiers Armillary Tourbillon, tailored exclusively to mirror the elegance of the Rolls-Royce Droptail. This exceptional timepiece is more than just an accessory! It is a testament to the values of luxury, meticulous attention to detail and the pursuit of perfection.
The Swiss luxury watchmaker worked intimately with Rolls-Royce, finessing each individual detail to attain unparalleled excellence. Reflecting the essence of the Rolls-Royce Amethyst Droptail’s elements, the customised Vacheron Constantin masterpiece adorns itself in a regal amethyst hue, embodying sophistication in its purest form. Crafted as a dashboard horological marvel, Les Cabinotiers Armillary Tourbillon by Vacheron Constanitn, was created for a connoisseur of both watchmaking and bespoke automobiles.
The unique timepiece holds a bi-axial tourbillon and a dual retrograde exhibit. The timepiece sits in a specially devised, removable housing, ingeniously fashioned by the watchmaker to seamlessly nestle within the Rolls-Royce amethyst Droptail’s fascia. The timepiece features the Calibre 1990, a hand-wound in-house complication movement with a bi-retrograde display and an armillary tourbillon.
The watch dons a stainless steel case that is 19.9mm thick and 43.8mm in diameter. The enchantment of its design unfolds further with a clear sapphire crystal dial, while the hands, skillfully fashioned from titanium, add a touch of sophistication. The watch further invites one to peer into the heart of the watch with its captivating transparent sapphire crystal caseback. With a composition of 299 components, this movement orchestrates a 58-hour power reserve which is visible from the dial side.
Every glance at this mesmerising timepiece is a reminder of the artistry that goes into creating such fabulous designs which is bound to leave horology and automotive enthusiasts enthralled.