GONE IN 60 SECONDS: The Vacheron Constantin Historiques Cornes de Vache 1955 video review

One of the most elegant watches released at Watches & Wonders was the Historiques Cornes de Vache 1955 from Vacheron Constantin. The distinguished maison had an impressive run of hits last year, starting with their Harmony collection and hitting a high note with the staggering Ref. 57260. But while these announcements showcase the brand’s innovations, this model speaks directly to the past – particularly Vacheron’s highly regarded chronographs. The Cornes de Vache 1955 is inspired by one of their most prized vintage models – a very limited watch (only 36 were made) dating from 1955. Vacheron Constantin have maintained the essence of the watch, with a manual winding two register chronograph and the distinctive ‘cow-horn’ shaped lugs that give the watch its name. And the best news is that this platinum beauty isn’t a limited edition, though its limited annual production and an RRP of $104,000 Aussie dollars means that it’s still a very exclusive watch.