What could be more appropriate for a watch named “Overseas” than a world time complication? Vacheron Constantin’s updated and fresh Overseas collection was one of the highlights of SIHH 2016, and following five models that debuted in January is today’s release, the improved Vacheron Constantin Overseas World Time 7700V replica watch. Now, Vacheron adds a genuinely useful – and hence still very popular – feature with the world time indication.
At 43.5mm wide and 12.6mm thick, the updated and affordable Vacheron Constantin Overseas World Time 7700V replica watch is even larger than the Overseas Chronograph, but not quite as thick. As a sport watch, the case is water-resistant to 150 meters, and is fitted with a screw-down crown.
The new Vacheron Constantin Overseas World Time 7700V replica watch comes in a steel case with three dial color variations of blue, brown, and silver, all featuring a map of the northern hemisphere. Just like the Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle World Time watch this new world timer features 37 time zones, more than many watch makers dare to cram onto a dial.
It would be hard for so much information not to look a little cluttered, but that is perhaps part of the appeal of a world time watch – similar to the charm of a world map with its detailed information representing far-away and exotic places. The map portion of the inner dial of the technical Vacheron Constantin Overseas World Time 7700V replica watch, with velvet-finished oceans and the land satin-brushed in a sunburst, is covered by a half-smoked sapphire disk that turns to represent daylight and darkness. Moving outward from that are the cities, the 24-hour scale divided into black and white for am/pm, and a minute track.
Visible through the sapphire crystal case-back, the movement is beautiful, and the rotor has the star-like “wind rose” motif often found on maps representing the cardinal compass points – carried over from the other Overseas models, but seeming all the more congruous for this classic Vacheron Constantin mens replica watch in particular.