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Old 21 July 2021, 08:19 PM   #1561
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This is undoubtedly the best color dial!
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Old 22 July 2021, 01:15 PM   #1562
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Well, it arrived!

What a beaut! Arrived today--10th anniversary gift from my sweetie! I had concern that it was too large but definitely is not to me (6.5" wrist). Thanks everyone who chimed in on advice on size! Quick change bands are the best and I love the versatile silver dial. A bonus for me is that I think it'll fly beneath the radar (except for those who recognize what it is) more than the blue dial would around here. Plus I have always liked being able to use different color straps and it'll go with any color. Newly minted Vacheron fan here...

Side note question--has anyone had Vacheron engrave their watch? Where did they do it since the back doesn't really seem to have much engravable real estate?

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Old 22 July 2021, 01:59 PM   #1563
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What a beaut! Arrived today--10th anniversary gift from my sweetie! I had concern that it was too large but definitely is not to me (6.5" wrist). Thanks everyone who chimed in on advice on size! Quick change bands are the best and I love the versatile silver dial. A bonus for me is that I think it'll fly beneath the radar (except for those who recognize what it is) more than the blue dial would around here. Plus I have always liked being able to use different color straps and it'll go with any color. Newly minted Vacheron fan here...

Side note question--has anyone had Vacheron engrave their watch? Where did they do it since the back doesn't really seem to have much engravable real estate?

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Congrats! It looks great on your wrist. No issues with fit.

Iíve never had one engraved. Let us know if you go for it. If youíre really bold you could do the case flank lol
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Old 22 July 2021, 02:11 PM   #1564
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What a beaut! Arrived today--10th anniversary gift from my sweetie! I had concern that it was too large but definitely is not to me (6.5" wrist). Thanks everyone who chimed in on advice on size! Quick change bands are the best and I love the versatile silver dial. A bonus for me is that I think it'll fly beneath the radar (except for those who recognize what it is) more than the blue dial would around here. Plus I have always liked being able to use different color straps and it'll go with any color. Newly minted Vacheron fan here...

Side note question--has anyone had Vacheron engrave their watch? Where did they do it since the back doesn't really seem to have much engravable real estate?

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Thatís awesome and welcome to the club! Youíre gonna love it and looks like it fits really well! It definitely flies under the radar unless you come across someone who really know watches


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Old 22 July 2021, 02:43 PM   #1565
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What a beaut! Arrived today--10th anniversary gift from my sweetie! I had concern that it was too large but definitely is not to me (6.5" wrist). Thanks everyone who chimed in on advice on size! Quick change bands are the best and I love the versatile silver dial. A bonus for me is that I think it'll fly beneath the radar (except for those who recognize what it is) more than the blue dial would around here. Plus I have always liked being able to use different color straps and it'll go with any color. Newly minted Vacheron fan here...

Side note question--has anyone had Vacheron engrave their watch? Where did they do it since the back doesn't really seem to have much engravable real estate?

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Nice shots! That silver dial is popping. HUGELY underrated vs the blue/black imo.
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Old 22 July 2021, 03:15 PM   #1566
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Congrats! It looks great on your wrist. No issues with fit.

Iíve never had one engraved. Let us know if you go for it. If youíre really bold you could do the case flank lol
Well I could just save some $$ and use my dremel on the side lol...

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Thatís awesome and welcome to the club! Youíre gonna love it and looks like it fits really well! It definitely flies under the radar unless you come across someone who really know watches


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Nice shots! That silver dial is popping. HUGELY underrated vs the blue/black imo.
--Agree!!

Thanks, all 😊, loving this watch! I have an email into my salesperson at the e-Boutique regarding the engraving and will let you know what they say.
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Old 23 July 2021, 01:21 AM   #1567
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I'm contemplating getting a black dial 4500V soon, what has your experience been buying one. I know they have them on the shelfs sometimes, but what would a 'normal' wait mean? A few months?
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Old 23 July 2021, 01:27 AM   #1568
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I'm contemplating getting a black dial 4500V soon, what has your experience been buying one. I know they have them on the shelfs sometimes, but what would a 'normal' wait mean? A few months?

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Old 23 July 2021, 01:51 AM   #1569
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Great, thank you. Last time I was at my local boutique they had it in stock.
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Old 23 July 2021, 04:31 AM   #1570
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Not from the New York boutique. Black 4500 is 6-10 months with approval only at this point. A friend inquired recently and was told they had to see if they can get him one. Eventually they said okay, but they had to check first if they had availability.
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Old 23 July 2021, 05:39 AM   #1571
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Not from the New York boutique. Black 4500 is 6-10 months with approval only at this point. A friend inquired recently and was told they had to see if they can get him one. Eventually they said okay, but they had to check first if they had availability.

NYC has just reopened with a lot of buzz...

I'd also caution that the US market may have lower availability due to greys sweeping up. Europe and Asia still seem to have lower wait times.


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Old 23 July 2021, 06:39 AM   #1572
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In UK the waiting time is around 6 months for a blue 4500, not too bad in my view.

I am expecting mine in the coming days.


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Old 23 July 2021, 03:46 PM   #1573
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In UK the waiting time is around 6 months for a blue 4500, not too bad in my view.

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Are you sure? It seems too short. I think it was 6 months waiting time on Q1 2021. Now it should be longer.
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Old 23 July 2021, 03:58 PM   #1574
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In UK the waiting time is around 6 months for a blue 4500, not too bad in my view.

I am expecting mine in the coming days.


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Was that the waiting time when you signed up or you re-checked what the waiting time is now?
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Old 23 July 2021, 06:32 PM   #1575
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Very interesting, I really love the Blue 3 hands 4500V.

Anyone know the waiting time to get one?

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In UK the waiting time is around 6 months for a blue 4500, not too bad in my view.

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@ DGB which one is it? You've said days, then asked what's the wait now back to days....


The current lead time in the UK for a blue 4500v is no longer 6 months you'll be looking at over a year if you request one now.


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Old 23 July 2021, 11:39 PM   #1576
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In UK the waiting time is around 6 months for a blue 4500, not too bad in my view.

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In HK its horrendous for a blue - kinda like AP level now for the blue.. Black dial is obtainable probs 12-15 months and silver probably 3-6. Again deposits not being accepted need to wait for quota.
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Old 24 July 2021, 12:09 AM   #1577
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In HK its horrendous for a blue - kinda like AP level now for the blue.. Black dial is obtainable probs 12-15 months and silver probably 3-6. Again deposits not being accepted need to wait for quota.
Last week boutique said can take deposits for non-blue models. Blue dial out of the equation for the next few years lol

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Old 24 July 2021, 12:25 AM   #1578
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Last week boutique said can take deposits for non-blue models. Blue dial out of the equation for the next few years lol

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Whens the green coming out?
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Old 24 July 2021, 12:31 AM   #1579
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Whens the green coming out?
Didn't ask

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Old 24 July 2021, 12:37 AM   #1580
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There's always the fifty six 4600E/110A-B487 for anyone looking for a steel blue dial obtainable vacheron. Boutique exclusive too.
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Old 24 July 2021, 01:55 AM   #1581
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There it arrived,

VC was originally planning to deliver it last week, but it seems it was delayed a week due to new import regulations.

I placed my name on the waiting list in February 21, I got a call in June to confirm and pay with an estimated delivery for mid July, it arrived today 23/07/21.

Following many comments on TRF, I was surprised that the market moved so quickly and the demand picked up so high. I consider myself lucky to get in such a short time.






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Old 24 July 2021, 02:29 AM   #1582
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There it arrived,

VC was originally planning to deliver it last week, but it seems it was delayed a week due to new import regulations.

I placed my name on the waiting list in February 21, I got a call in June to confirm and pay with an estimated delivery for mid July, it arrived today 23/07/21.

Following many comments on TRF, I was surprised that the market moved so quickly and the demand picked up so high. I consider myself lucky to get in such a short time.






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Old 24 July 2021, 02:49 AM   #1583
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Official vacheron overseas thread!!

Like many others, I have been looking for a 4500V in blue. After seeing the grey market prices and hearing that waitlists were closed at boutiques, I was trying to decide between black and silver. Then I read about an e-boutique on this thread. I put in an inquiry on the VC website and a brand ambassador called me. She asked if I was on any waitlists at other VC boutiques (no) and also asked if this was my first VC(yes), what other watches I have in my collection, where I live, what I do for a living. Then she explained that the e-boutique is the 7th boutique in the US and it receives its own allocation of watches. She told me that the wait time for a 4500V in blue is 6-9 months and she can take a 35% deposit to secure my spot in line. Fyi: black dial was 4-6 months, silver was 6-9 months. She took down my info and I emailed her a picture of my ID. She then sent me a wire transfer request form and I wired my deposit over. Overall a very pleasant and smooth process. I am thrilled that Iíll be able to get the blue dial as I had pretty much given up. If youíre in the US, I would definitely consider contacting the e-boutique, especially if you are far away from a brick and mortar boutique. It seems that many are unaware that this is even an option as it opened about a month ago. Therefore their waitlists may be shorter. As for me, the waiting game beginsÖ


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Old 24 July 2021, 03:06 AM   #1584
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Official vacheron overseas thread!!

New white strapÖ.


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Old 24 July 2021, 03:38 AM   #1585
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Is that an official strap? I asked about white rubber when I picked mine up last week and was told the rubber was only grey black or blue? I saw lots of options in various colours in leather though.

I was so excited I didn't question it :)

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Old 24 July 2021, 03:47 AM   #1586
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Is that an official strap? I asked about white rubber when I picked mine up last week and was told the rubber was only grey black or blue? I saw lots of options in various colours in leather though.

I was so excited I didn't question it :)

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There are a lot more colours then just grey back blue Ö..


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Is that an official strap? I asked about white rubber when I picked mine up last week and was told the rubber was only grey black or blue? I saw lots of options in various colours in leather though.

I was so excited I didn't question it :)

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Yes. Purchased from the boutique today.


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Old 24 July 2021, 04:17 AM   #1588
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I saw loads of colours in boutique for leather, and they allow some personalisation on those which is cool, but didn't see any rubber. I will check back with them as I may have misinterpreted/misheard. Perhaps they meant it only comes (as in officially on a watch) in black blue or grey/brown on the silver dial).

I wanted the blue, and it's been on that since I got it, but the white would be perfect for summer.

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Old 24 July 2021, 04:19 AM   #1589
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Like many others, I have been looking for a 4500V in blue. After seeing the grey market prices and hearing that waitlists were closed at boutiques, I was trying to decide between black and silver. Then I read about an e-boutique on this thread. I put in an inquiry on the VC website and a brand ambassador called me. She asked if I was on any waitlists at other VC boutiques (no) and also asked if this was my first VC(yes), what other watches I have in my collection, where I live, what I do for a living. Then she explained that the e-boutique is the 7th boutique in the US and it receives its own allocation of watches. She told me that the wait time for a 4500V in blue is 6-9 months and she can take a 35% deposit to secure my spot in line. Fyi: black dial was 4-6 months, silver was 6-9 months. She took down my info and I emailed her a picture of my ID. She then sent me a wire transfer request form and I wired my deposit over. Overall a very pleasant and smooth process. I am thrilled that Iíll be able to get the blue dial as I had pretty much given up. If youíre in the US, I would definitely consider contacting the e-boutique, especially if you are far away from a brick and mortar boutique. It seems that many are unaware that this is even an option as it opened about a month ago. Therefore their waitlists may be shorter. As for me, the waiting game beginsÖ


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You are absolutely right, I didnít mention it previously, I purchased my blue 4500V from the European online boutique, based in the Netherlands. The ambassador I dealt with was Danilo Pala, the experience went very smooth, Danilo is very friendly and answer to your enquiries very quickly.
The communication is excellent, I would recommend to anyone wanting a Richemont Group watch.
An A* service, it took circa 5 months from order to delivery.


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Old 24 July 2021, 04:43 AM   #1590
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Just had it delivered after 7 month wait since my deposit. Initial impressions are very positive. Great finish and amazing dial! Opinions on size?


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