A part of their Heritage line Tissot has re-released one of their historic collections. In the 1950s the brand was celebrating its 100 year anniversary. In order to commemorate the impressive milestone in 1954 Tissot released the Visodate collection. The design of the vintage Visodate models was creative and has now become a classic. Innovative technologies were used in the making of the models, amongst which was a date being added to the automatic mechanism. This new release of Tissot’s Visodate collection retains the spirit of the original line while adapting it to fit a more modern time. The models in this collection showcase Tissot’s ability to effortlessly combine the past and present to achieve a design with such a defining aesthetic.
This model has an unmistakable vintage tone. The combination of traditional detailing with a more modern style dial gives the watch that characteristic retro-chic look. A unique blend of styles, the model features a round stainless steel case measuring at 40 mm and 10.7 mm in thickness. The Swiss quartz movement ETA F06.111 features 3 jewels and an end-of-life indicator. A Milanese steel bracelet adds to the vintage character of the model. The watch’s silver opaline dial is complemented by a mix of silver indices and Arabic-hour markers. To give to model a more retro look the sapphire crystal encasing the dial is domed. As a nod the traditional model, Tissot has featured its historic logo on the dial, in black. A date aperture features at the 3 o’clock position.
If you’re after a more timeless piece, Tissot’s Visodate collection offers this watch with a very high-end classic design. The gold PVD plated stainless steel case measures at 40 mm. The colour of the case is carried on through detailing on the white dial. Gold indices and hands adding to the sophisticated vintage design. The brown leather is embossed to appear as alligator leather. The overall look of the design is high-class and elegant. Features on the model include a date aperture.
The women’s model in the Visodate collection differs from the male versions only by the weight. The watch weighs 52 grams and the case measures at 40 mm in diameter. Its design is neutral and classic allowing for it to be worn with any outfit. The stainless steel case has been coated in rose gold PVD. Rose gold indices and dauphine hands complement the colour of the case and contrast the silver opaline dial giving the model a more distinct feminine look. As with the rest of the models in the collection, it features the Tissot Heritage logo in black. The strap is a light beige colour, similar in tone to the rose gold detailing. Protecting the dial is a domed sapphire crystal. Functions included on the dial are a date aperture at 3 o’clock.
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