The first generation of Vacheron Constantin Overseas Custom Vacheron Overseas strap
The Overseas collection is inspired by the Maltese cross symbol of Vacheron Constantin, which is subtly incorporated into the design of the crown, clasp and case. With its impeccable craftsmanship and clean lines, this watch embodies a modern, sporty character, but still retains the elegance that is unique to the Vacheron Constantin brand. The dial is usually dark blue or silver with luminous hands and hour markers, making it possible to read the time clearly in all light conditions.
Custom Vacheron Overseas strap
Designed as a practical sports watch, the Overseas has a date display and is extremely water-resistant and anti-magnetic, resisting magnetic field strengths of up to 25,000 A/m. These features allow it to keep running accurately in everyday life or during various activities.
Equipped with self-winding movements, Overseas watches demonstrate Vacheron Constantin’s technical mastery of watchmaking. The performance of these movements is first class, reflecting the brand’s attention to detail and its strict control of quality. Some models are also equipped with a number of advanced complications, such as chronographs and world time zone displays.
Value and collectability:
A major player in the luxury sports watch market, the first generation Overseas was a hit with consumers soon after its introduction. Its superb watchmaking, exquisite design and practical features have made this watch the darling of many collectors. And, even after all these years, the watch has held its value quite well on the second-hand market.
The first generation of Vacheron Constantin Overseas watches is a masterpiece of sport and luxury that has won praise from both the industry and consumers for its design aesthetics, watchmaking expertise and practicality. This watch is not only an icon of the brand, but also an important milestone in modern luxury sports watches.
Strap and case:
The strap of the first Overseas watch was designed as a metal chain with an elegantly streamlined chain that was extremely comfortable to wear and extremely durable. In addition, its distinctive half-Maltese cross links are a special feature of this watch. The case is usually 37mm or 42mm in diameter and approximately 10mm thick. The cases are usually made of stainless steel or 18-carat gold.
First generation Vacheron Constantin Overseas straps Customised leather straps for playability
The original straps on the first generation of Vacheron Constantin Overseas watches were usually of the metal chain design, a design that is both modern and durable. However, the original metal straps may have been more homogeneous in terms of style and may have been a little lacking for watch enthusiasts who liked to change their style or were looking for personalisation
The use of a bespoke leather strap can bring even more playability to a Vacheron Constantin Overseas watch: the
1 Give your first generation Vacheron Constantin Overseas a new lease of life and personality by switching to a bespoke leather strap – Customhu, a specialist manufacturer of bespoke luxury straps, can offer high quality, unique leather straps to suit your needs for fit and style.
2 Changing styles: Different types and colours of leather straps can give your watch a completely different style. For example, a black alligator strap can give your watch a more formal and elegant look, while a brown buckskin strap can give it a more casual and natural look.
3 Personalise your choice: Custom leather straps can be chosen and tailored to your personal preferences. You can express your personality by choosing the type of leather you prefer, the colour, the texture and even the colour and style of the stitching.
4 Improved comfort: Leather straps are often more comfortable to wear than metal straps, especially in warmer or cooler temperatures. Leather straps are softer and more breathable than metal straps.
Expanded range: With a wide range of styles and colours of leather straps, your Overseas watch can handle more dressy occasions and styles, whether formal or casual.
When choosing a strap, you can consider your usual style of dress, the occasion of your event and your personal preferences. A bespoke leather strap will not only give your Vacheron Constantin Overseas a distinctive look, it will also make you feel fresh and happy when you wear it every day.