Vulcain History

A century and a half of watchmaking passion, as well as 150 years of creation, innovation and expertise patiently acquired and now devoted to defending the demanding values of Haute Horlogerie.
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Vulcain Cricket - The idea of incorporating an alarm within a watch was not entirely new. But no watchmaker had ever succeeded in developing a standard-size movement capable of producing a sound powerful enough to awaken its owner. #alarmwatch #vintagewatch #luxurywatch

Vulcain Cricket - The idea of incorporating an alarm within a watch was not entirely new. But no watchmaker had ever succeeded in developing a standard-size movement capable of producing a sound powerful enough to awaken its owner. #alarmwatch #vintagewatch #luxurywatch

Complication pocket watch, La Vallée de l'Arve, Bronze medal, Paris World Fair, 1889. #watch #luxurywatch #vintagewatch #parisworldfair

Complication pocket watch, La Vallée de l'Arve, Bronze medal, Paris World Fair, 1889. #watch #luxurywatch #vintagewatch #parisworldfair

The Vulcain Cricket #luxurywatch

The Vulcain Cricket #luxurywatch

The legendary Cricket calibre took flight before finding its place in the history books as “The Presidents’ Watch”. American heads of state Dwight Eisenhower, Harry Trumann, Richard Nixon and Lyndon Johnson all wore a Vulcain on their wrist, a fact that earned the brand its prestigious reputation. #alarmwatch

The legendary Cricket calibre took flight before finding its place in the history books as “The Presidents’ Watch”. American heads of state Dwight Eisenhower, Harry Trumann, Richard Nixon and Lyndon Johnson all wore a Vulcain on their wrist, a fact that earned the brand its prestigious reputation. #alarmwatch

K2 first ascent - On July 31, 1954, the roped party of Uno Lacedelli and Achille Compagnoni, accompanied by their Vulcain Crickets, reached 8,620 metres  #vintagewatch

K2 first ascent - On July 31, 1954, the roped party of Uno Lacedelli and Achille Compagnoni, accompanied by their Vulcain Crickets, reached 8,620 metres #vintagewatch

1947 - The first watch that rings #alarmwatch

1947 - The first watch that rings #alarmwatch

The United States of America by Act of their Congress have authorized The World’s Columbian Commission At the International Exhibition held in the City of Chicago, state of Illinois, in the year 1893, to decree a medal of specific merit for a high class of work in complicated watches, self-striking watches, repeaters, calendars, Split seconds, chatelaine watches highly decorated and one seven-line anchor.  #watch #luxurywatch #vintagewatch #chicagoworldfair

The United States of America by Act of their Congress have authorized The World’s Columbian Commission At the International Exhibition held in the City of Chicago, state of Illinois, in the year 1893, to decree a medal of specific merit for a high class of work in complicated watches, self-striking watches, repeaters, calendars, Split seconds, chatelaine watches highly decorated and one seven-line anchor. #watch #luxurywatch #vintagewatch #chicagoworldfair

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