Thursday, April 14, 2016

Vulcain 50s Presidents’ Cloisonné Grand Feu “Poseidon” Limited Edition

Remaining faithful to its history, the Le Locle-based Manufacture has added a new model to its “Métier d’Art” collection which celebrates the age-old specialist art of cloisonné enamel. This difficult technique, which requires patience and attention to detail, brings exceptional precision to the design, as well as unique and long-lasting colour rendering.
Following on from “Le Vulcain” in 2015, the Manufacture is once again taking its inspiration from a Greek god: Poseidon. God of the seas and oceans, he is instantly recognisable by the trident he holds in one hand. This new model represents both strength and elegance, two fundamental values which have always motivated the brand’s designers when creating each timepiece.

Technical details
Case
5N 18K pink gold
Case-back: sapphire revealing the stylised “V” for Vulcain
Dial: “Grand Feu” cloisonné enamel “Poseidon”
Diameter: 42.00 mm
Height: 14.60 mm
Glass: domed shape sapphire crystal
Water resistance: 5 ATM

Movement
Vulcain Cricket Manufacture Calibre V-20
12-lignes mechanical unidirectional self-winding alarm calibre, ceramic ball bearings, 36 jewels, 234 components, double barrel, equipped with Exactomatic system, lift angle 48°
Decoration: rhodium coating, Côtes de Genève motifs, blued screws
Frequency: 18,000 vibrations per hour
Power reserve: 42 hours
Alarm duration: circa 20 seconds

Functions
Hour, minute, centre seconds, alarm

Strap
Hand-made black Louisiana alligator
Dimensions: 22/18 mm
Buckle: 5N 18K pink gold pin buckle

Edition
Limited edition of 18 pieces

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