and I had one within my grasp
years ago and let it slip by
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Best of The Hour Lounge: World Timers
Sir Sandford Fleming (1827 - 1915) Canadian Engineer and Inventor Scottish-born, Fleming moved to Canada at the age of 18 where made his mark as a railway engineer and prolific inventor. He was instrumental in defining the beaver as Canada's national symb...
Thanks. The Vacheron Traditionnelle World Time with its 37 timezones is a true beauty. A fresh caliber and an under-appreciated watch.
More References on V&C's World Time Watches
Here is a partial list of earlier references which predate this article from The Hour Lounge and should be recognized for their contribution to the subject. Anton Kreuzer's book, Augenweide Armbanduhr: Vacheron Constantin (Carinthia Verlag Klagenfurt 1992...
Mixed feelings with this one
I told VC Heritage about the piece while researching and, to my pleasant surprise, next saw it at the Maison in 2011. I was able to pick up the non-WT version sometime after, No. 1 even! ...
Thanks for the comprehensive review article, Tick Talk.
I was also fascinated by this beauty 37 time zone world timer by VC. It is a completely new caliber, allowing adjustment of all timezones (not just in an hour increment/ reduction) by the crown alone. The dial construction is also ingenious and complex, s...
thanks for sharing your owner impressions. 42mm would be difficult for me as well :-(
WT is a most romantic complication
conjures images of travel to exotic locations! I do favor the vintage ones with adventurous destinations like Klondike and Skagway on the dial.
..used to cruise that a lot. Probably why I find VC as my favorite brand. Heritage, innovation, art along with avant garde case designs.
Vacheron & Verger World Time Clock
While preparing the latest Best of The Hour Lounge on Skeletonization, I was astonished to notice this 1930s Verger Frères table clock had a World Time function! It doesn't have the Cottier System, but instead required the user to manually turn the inner ...