A novelty of this summer season is the beautiful American in a new suit. Crafted in precious platinum, the Historiques American 1921 is inspired by an original cushion shaped model from the 1920s. This contemporary reinterpretation of an icon from the Roaring Twenties remains loyal to the original version in every way. A crown placed between 1 and 2 o’clock was created by Vacheron Constantin for the American market.The classic yet original finely grained silvered dial bears 12 blue painted Arabic numerals and blued Breguet-type hands.

 

American 1921

Fitted with a lightly domed crystal, the 40 mm-diameter case, houses Vacheron Constantin manual-winding Caliber 4400 AS. This movement has a particularly hand-crafted finishing.

The restrained and timeless elegance of this ‘dandy chic’ American 1921 watch is complemented by a dark blue alligator leather strap fitted with a platinum buckle.

American 1921

Technical Data

Reference:

82035/000P-B168

Caliber:

4400 AS Developed and manufactured by Vacheron Constantin

Mechanical, manual-winding

28.60 mm (12 ½ ‘’’) diameter 2.80 mm thick

Approximately 65 hours of power reserve

4 Hz (28,800 vibrations/hour) 1

27 components 21 jewels

Indications:

Hours, minutes Small seconds at 4h30

Case:

Platinum 950

40 x 40 mm, 8 mm thick

Transparent sapphire crystal caseback

Water-resistance tested at a pressure of 3 bar (approx. 30 metres)

Dial:

Silvered grain-finished

Blue painted Arabic numerals

Black painted minute-track

Blued steel hands

Strap:

Dark blue Mississippiensis alligator leather with alligator inner shell, hand-stitched, saddle-finish, large square scales

Buckle:

Platinum 950 buckle

Polished half Maltese cross-shaped

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