When Alva Vanderbilt hired prominent architect Richard Morris Hunt to build her Fifth Avenue chateau, she was determined to make the home a showplace. The spectacular mansion remained one of Manhattans most prominent addresses from 1883 until it was ultimately demolished in 1926. As a tribute to this spectacular residence, Gevril is introducing the equally spectacular Vanderbilt Collection. These elegant 47 mm mens automatic timepieces feature a beautiful skeletonized Ruben & Sons MSCH Swiss automatic movement. The open-heart design allows you to see the precision movement at work on both the front and back of the watch.
The exhibition back is also imprinted with a stylized drawing of the famous Fifth Avenue Vanderbilt mansion. Like the famous Vanderbilt mansion, Gevril Vanderbilt timepieces were designed to be noticed. The watch is elegant enough for the dressiest occasions, and the big, bold size makes it perfect for casual wear as well.
This is a timepiece youd be proud to wear anywhere. Watch company was begun by Jacques. In the mid-1700s in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland's center of watch-making for centuries.He was a sought-after master of horology, and he created his first chronometer in 1743 and his first repetition dial in 1744. Most notably, he was called upon by the King of Spain in 1758 to produce a personal timepiece, which went over so well that. Was appointed as Royal Swiss Watchmaker to the Spanish Crown. Family tradition of watchmaking was passed onto Jacques's son, Moyse.
And in 1784 he achieved the status of Master Clockmaker. Family expanded their art to include enameling as well as the creation of dials for their watches. Timepieces are displayed in museums across Europe--most notably the Museum Geneve and the Rolex Museum where a. Pocket watch is displayed in the collection personally selected by the Wilsdorf family, the founder of Rolex.Today's signature Avenue of Americas line is based on a case design from the 1920, which was discovered after going through. S raft of historical documents and design books. It has a retro look, but is updated with a bevelled dial with raised, hand-painted numbers and straight chrono pushers for a contemporary feel. Expends years into the design and manufacture of its rare and enduring timepiece collections. It manufactures only limited edition collections, with 6,000. Watches created each year and each line limited to 500 (stainless steel) or 100 (gold) pieces. The company also sources only the best materials and accoutrements, including 316L stainless steel, natural mother-of-pearl dials, Wesselton diamonds calibrated by CNC machines and Louisiana crocodile skin. Sellers: Add a FREE map to your listings.
The item "Gevril Men's 2694 Vanderbilt Automatic Open-Heart Mvmnt Black Leather Wristwatch" is in sale since Friday, January 26, 2018. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Wristwatches".
The seller is "watchcounty123" and is located in Monsey, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.