Vacheron Constantin Creates ‘Panda’ Overseas Chronograph Version

Vacheron Constantin Creates ‘Panda’ Overseas Chronograph Version

The sporty Vacheron Constantin Overseas chronograph presents its new ‘panda’ face with in-house Calibre 5200.

The ‘panda’ aesthetic principle dates back to the motorsports-dedicated timepieces of the 1960s. In addition to its graphic dynamics, the light-dark contrast ensures enhanced visibility and highlights the indications provided by the chronograph function. This two-tone outline conveys a distinctive style and a powerful personality, reinforced by its three interchangeable bracelet/ straps enabling the wearer to change style in a few seconds without any need for tools. 

“These versatile timepieces combine the spirit of Haute Horlogerie characterising Vacheron Constantin with the refined sporting elegance suggested by the chronograph function. In a way, the Overseas chronographs have always marked, for the Manufacture, a desire for controlled yet subtly disruptive breakthroughs, a desire to explore other watchmaking territories and to experiment with new creative fields.”

Christian Selmoni, Style & Heritage Director, Vacheron Constantin

The mechanical heart of the watch, in-house self-winding Calibre 5200, features a 22K gold oscillating weight adorned with a wind rose, a symbol of travel and exploration, visible through a sapphire caseback. The movement also has a twin barrel fitted with a column wheel complete with a Maltese cross-shaped screw and used to control the start-stop-reset chronograph function. In addition, this reliable and accurate mechanism is endowed with a vertical clutch to prevent any possible jerking of the hands when starting the chronograph. 

The Overseas collection now includes a new chronograph in a contrasting ‘panda’ version. This new aesthetic unites the sporty character of the collection with its versatile temperament thanks to an interchangeable system for the bracelet and two straps supplied with the watch. 

Technical Specifications:




Developed and manufactured by Vacheron Constantin 
Mechanical, self-winding 
22K gold Overseas oscillating weight 
30.6 mm (13¼’’’) diameter, 6.6 mm thick 
Approximately 52 hours of power reserve 
4 Hz (28,800 vibrations/hour) 
263 components 
54 jewels 
Hallmark of Geneva certified timepiece 


Hours and minutes 
Small seconds at 9 o’clock 
Column-wheel chronograph (30-minute and 12-hour counters) 


Stainless steel 
42.5 mm diameter, 13.7 mm thick 
Soft iron casing ring ensuring anti-magnetic protection 
Screwed-down crown and quarter-turn screw-lock push-pieces 
Transparent sapphire crystal caseback 
Water-resistant tested at a pressure of 15 bar (approx. 150 metres) 


Silver-toned, sunburst satin-finished base, translucent varnish 
Black velvet-finished flange and snailed counters 
18K white gold hour-markers and hours, minutes, seconds and counters hands, highlighted with Super-LumiNova® 


Steel bracelet, half Maltese cross-shaped polished and satin-brushed links 

Additional straps

Black calfskin leather with grey stitching 
Black rubber 


Stainless steel bracelet secured by a stainless steel triple-blade folding clasp with push-pieces and comfort-adjustment system 
Delivered with a stainless steel triple-blade folding clasp with push-pieces and patented interchangeable system compatible with both additional straps

Price on request

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