Limited To One Vacheron Constantin, What Are They Like?

Vacheron Constantin is one of the ‘troikas’ of traditional Swiss watchmaking (the other two brands are Patek Philippe and Audemars Piguet). Like Vacheron Constantin, Quedley, 85180, 88180, 86020 are all familiar to players. In fact, in addition to these regular series watches, Vacheron Constantin also has a very high-end customized series called ‘Attic Craftsmen’. The loft craftsman series watches are tailor-made large complex watches and special craft watches. Each watch is a limited edition of one orphan. These watches represent the highest level of Vacheron Constantin, rare to see. So let’s take a look today, what these top-of-the-line Vacheron Constantin watches are limited to one.

Vacheron Constantin’s most complicated watch, 57260. This pocket watch shows many features on both sides.
Attic Artisan Series Tourbillon (Snake)
 I don’t know if you still remember the world’s most complicated watch 57260 (Pocket Watch) introduced by Vacheron Constantin. 57260 contains 57 functions, one of which is the spherical tourbillon. Vacheron Constantin 57260 is a pocket watch and cannot be worn on your wrist. Vacheron Constantin took the spherical tourbillon in 57260 and made a watch. This is the Vacheron Constantin Loft Artisan Series spherical tourbillon. Vacheron Constantin’s spherical tourbillon is very complex and highly ornamental. Vacheron Constantin’s spherical tourbillon contains 6 patented technologies. It uses a silicon pallet and escapement wheel. The tourbillon cage is made of aluminum and has a power of 65 hours. On a loft-shaped spherical tourbillon watch, a giant spherical tourbillon is placed on the left side of the dial. In order not to cover the tourbillon, the retrograde time is displayed on the right side of the dial. The hour and minute hands are retrograde hands. The hands will not affect the tourbillon, and a large area of ​​the dial is hollowed out. Please note that the attic artisan spherical tourbillon measures 45 mm and uses an 18K rose gold case. Note that the side of the case is meticulously decorated with a snake pattern. Orphan, limited to one.

Attic Artisan Series Tourbillon (Snake), middle position.

Attic Artisan Series Tourbillon (Snake)
Attic Artisan Series 2755 (Eagle)

 Vacheron Constantin Loft Artisan Series 2755 is a large and complex watch. 2755 A watch contains three traditional Swiss complex functions, three questions, tourbillon and perpetual calendar. The perpetual calendar week, month and date dial are on the upper part of the dial, the leap year is displayed at 1 o’clock on the dial, and the tourbillon is on the lower half of the dial. In addition to the hour and minute hands of the watch, the small second hand is pressed on the tourbillon. There is also a power indicator on the back of the watch. The 2755 is manually wound for 55 hours. The Vacheron Constantin Loft Artisan 2755 uses a 45 mm rose gold case, the watch dial uses a engraved pattern, fine decoration on the side of the case, and an eagle carving. Orphan, limited to one.

Attic Artisan Series 2755 (Eagle)
Attic Artisan Series 14 Days Power Tourbillon (Lion)
 The long-powered tourbillon is a major feature of Vacheron Constantin. If I remember correctly, Vacheron Constantin superimposed four barrels on the 14-day powered tourbillon. The Vacheron Constantin Penthouse Pay Series 14 powered tourbillon combines an enamel plate with a long powered tourbillon. The tourbillon is located below the surface of the disk. The cage of the tourbillon is made into the Maltese cross shape of the Vacheron Constantin logo. There is a power indicator above the dial. The 14-day powered tourbillon of the attic artisan series is an enamel plate, which is a pattern drawn on a gold plate. The enamel lion pattern on the dial is very realistic. Vacheron Constantin uses a special rare enamel technique. The pattern is composed of white, gray and brown. This watch uses a 42 mm rose gold case. On the bezel and side of the watch, there are detailed leaf carvings, which means the lion of the king of the jungle. Orphan, limited to one.

Attic Artisan Series 14 Days Power Tourbillon (Lion)
Loft Craftsman Loft Craftsman Jump Table (Tiger)

 Four-window jump character table is a major feature of Vacheron Constantin. At the four corners of the watch face, there are four windows that display the hour, minute, date, and day of the watch. All time displays are on the edge of the dial, leaving a huge space for the center of the dial, which can be decorated with various patterns. Like the previous zodiac signs and hot air balloons of Vacheron Constantin, they are all the masterpieces of Vacheron Constantin’s word list. The attic artisan series jump word table is mainly animal theme. Vacheron Constantin loft artisan tiger jump table, carved tiger pattern in platinum in the center of the dial, and then carved bamboo in gold around. We can see a white tiger hiding in a bamboo forest and peering out, very domineering. Attic craftsman series jumper size 40 mm, platinum case, using Vacheron Constantin 2460 automatic movement, power 40 hours. In addition to the tiger motif, the attic artisan jump word list also includes a monkey motif. Tigers and monkeys are solitary, limited to one.

Loft Craftsman Loft Craftsman Jump Table (Tiger)

Loft Craftsman Loft Craftsman Jump Table (Monkey)
Attic Artisan Series Enamel Watch (隼)
 Enamel watches are not uncommon, but the Vacheron Constantin Loft Artisan series enamel watches are very special. Attic artisan series enamel watch uses ‘Blanc de Limoges’ enamel (Chinese name, Limoges white glaze). Vacheron Constantin replaces ordinary enamel with Limoges white glaze, and the fired pattern has a photo-level effect. The patterns are lifelike and three-dimensional. This attic artisan series enamel watch is a scull pattern. Although not a complicated function, I find this enamel watch even more attractive. Attic craftsman enamel watch size 40 mm, white gold case, using 2460 automatic movement, power 40 hours. In addition to this puppet, the attic artisan enamel watch includes a rhino. Cormorants and rhinos are solitary, limited to one.

Attic Artisan Series Enamel Watch (隼)

Attic Artisan Series Enamel Watch (Rhino)
Attic Craftsman Series Three Questions Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar

 We can see that the above tables all contain animal themes. In addition to these animal themes, the Vacheron Constantin Loft Craftsman series also produces purely complex watches, such as this three-question tourbillon perpetual calendar. This attic artisan’s three-question tourbillon perpetual calendar has a very special layout. On the front of the watch, the tourbillon is located at 8 o’clock on the dial. On the surface of the disk, a large area of ​​hollowing was done. The running mechanism of the minute repeater can be seen through the hollowing out. When the minute repeater function is activated, the parts can be seen to start moving through the hollowing out. On the back of the watch is the perpetual calendar. The top of the back of the watch is a flat leap year indicator, the left and right sides are the day of the week and the date, and the moon phase is below. This attic artisan series minute repeater tourbillon calendar has a size of 44.5 mm and a thickness of only 13.65 mm. It has a rose gold case and uses the Vacheron Constantin 1756 movement. Orphan, limited to one.

Attic Craftsman Series Three Questions Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar (Front and Back)