S otheby’s sale, Vacheron Constantin: The Vintage Collection, includes two lots that represent once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to experience the watchmaker’s art first-hand.
Vacheron Constantin’s Style & Heritage Director on The Vintage Collection
Each involves a behind-the-scenes tour through the Vacheron Constantin Maison, accompanied by Style & Heritage Director Christian Selmoni.
One Day experience
The first of the two experiences involves a one day trip to the Vacheron Constantin Workshop in Geneva, including a private lunch and one night in a five star hotel. You’ll be taken on a journey through the process of creating a Vacheron Constantin watch, and see the remarkable precision and craftsmanship involved, before a presentation of the Vacheron Constantin archives and private collection. Click here to view the full lot details.
Two Day experience
The two day experience will take two guests to the Vacheron Constantin workshop in Geneva, and then on to its Vallée de Joux workshop, and includes two nights in a five star hotel. This experience will introduce you to the watchmaking, restoration and métiers d’art workshops, where you’ll discover the arts of enamelling, gem-setting, engraving and guillochage. Click here to view the full lot details.
After a private lunch at the workshop, you’ll get the chance to meet Vacheron Constantin designers and participate in creating a product.Later you’ll be invited to a private gastronomic dinner with a live-cooking experience, during which the Heritage department will present a selection of vintage pieces.
Guests on both experiences will become privileged members of Vacheron Constantin 'Collector’s Island' community and will receive their own annual.
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