Shortly before its 250th anniversary, at the beginning of 2005, the Geneva brand Vacheron Constantin has returned to its traditional model. The oldest watch manufacturer came into being in 1755, when 24-year-old Jean-MarcVacheron opened his workshop in Geneva. Since then, the company began to produce watches of high complexity and precision, enclosed in expensive housing, decorated in a special way.
In 1914, when the clock began to gradually leave his waistcoat pocket, the company Vacheron Constantin introduced its first wrist chronograph. He had one button with three functions "start - stop - Installation". After a long period of prosperity, which lasted for almost twenty years ( 1950 - 1960 years), the brand with the arms in the form of a Maltese cross as if retreated into the shadows, heard about it was a little bit.
But since the mid -1990s period, when the company came under the control of Ven-dome the Luxury Group is (now - Richemont SA), the oldest watch brand was back in the lead time business, taking a strong position in the "luxury" class hours sector.
In, a new line of watches, harmoniously combines modern forms with traditional classics over the past few years. It was a place for such extraordinary models as Assymetrique, watch that at the beginning of the 1970 's were especially popular with travelers. Malte watch line is not only a new family of models, but also the high technical competence of the company that has demonstrated a new manual winding caliber of its own production. Calibre 1400 that Vacheron Constantin produced at the factory in the "Watch Valley", allowed the famous brand to celebrate its 250th anniversary of being in the honorable group of Swiss watch manufacturers working on the mechanisms of its own production.
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