Overseas Chronograph | 49150/000A-9745

  • Collection: Overseas Chronograph
  • Model reference: 49150/000A-9745 / 49150/B01A-9745
  • Case/Size: Stainless steel, 42mm
  • Dial: Blue
  • Movement: Automatic-winding
  • Functions: Chronograph, small seconds
  • Condition / Year: Very good / 2015
  • Price: Upon request

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Description

The 70s was a challenging decade for the Swiss mechanical watch industry, and the direction to take was to introduce a luxury sports watch in steel. The Royal Oak and the Nautilus were already on the shelves and it was time for Vacheron, the oldest continuous watch manufacturer to respond.

Hence the first overseas the Reference 222 was launched in 1977. Over the years, the Overseas has evolved into one of the most recognized models not just within the Vacheron catalogue, but also in watches generally.
1999 saw the introduction of a chronograph based on a Frédéric Piguet 1185 modified with the addition of a large date mechanism. And in 2006, a dual time Overseas was added to the collection, featuring second time zone, power reserve, day night and date indications.

Since then there have been a few more complications added to the collection such as the Ultra-thin Perpetual Calendar and the Worldtime.

 

The present reference Vacheron Constantin Overseas Chronograph 49150/000A-9745, it has a 42mm stainless steel case features a polished caseband and bezel and is satin brushed finished elsewhere.

The gorgeus blue dial features the time, date, chronograph and small seconds functions, The 18K white gold black oxidized hands and faceted 18K white gold markers are both filled with superluminova.

The automatic movement has a power-reserve of 40 hours. Full stainless steel bracelet with Vacheron links with deployment buckle will allow you to fix this timepiece around your wrist in order to enjoy the day.

Comes with additional rubber and leather straps.

 

 

Vacheron Constantin – bio

The company was founded in 1755 by Jean-Marc Vacheron, an independent watchmaker in Geneva, Switzerland. In 1770, his company created the first complication, and nine years later he designed the first engine-turned dials. … Consequently, in 1819 François Constantin became an associate of Vacheron.
It is among the The Oldest Surviving Watch-Making Brands with an uninterrupted history since 1755.

Additional information

Accessories

Accompanied by a Vacheron Constantin Certificate of authentication, product literature and a presentation box