Wednesday, 18 July 2012

An Evening with Herbie Hancock

Prior to his 32nd appearance at the legendary Montreaux Jazz Festival, Herbie Hancock was presented with the "Vulcain for Herbie Hancock" 50's Presidents' Limited Edition.  
Courtesy of Vulcain
Vulcain's CEO Bernard Fleury was on hand to make the presentation - Number 1 of a very limited edition of 50 pieces.
Courtesy of Vulcain

CASE: 18K 5N pink gold - Diameter 42.00 mm -
Length 50.00 mm - Height 12.40 mm - sapphire
case-back revealing the stylised "V" for Vulcain and
engraved with the name of the celebrated musician.

DIAL : Blue sunray dial with 5N pink gold indexes
and Herbie Hancock signature – Limited Edition of
50 pieces.

CRYSTAL: Domed shape sapphire.

WATER-RESISTANCE: 50 meters/160 feet.

STRAP: Louisiana Alligator – Dimensions: 22/18 mm.

BUCKLE: 18K 5N pink gold pin buckle.

V-16: 12-lignes mechanical hand-wound alarm calibre
with date, 17 rubies, 191 parts, double barrel,
equipped with the Exactomatic system, lift angle 48°.

FUNCTIONS: hour, minute, centre seconds, alarm,
date window.

FREQUENCY: 18’000 vibrations per hour.

POWER RESERVE: 42 hours.

ALARM DURATION: 20 seconds.

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