Hermès – Nantucket Silver ᶧ & Cape Cod Tonneau Silver ᶧ

The Cape Cod line, a pillar of the Maison Hermès since 1991, reinvents itself this year in a stylish and elegant manner, while preserving its rounded curves and distinctive lugs. The entire collection now features a redesigned dial and an interchangeable strap, while the case of the Tonneau and Nantucket models is available in Silver ᶧ – an unusual silver alloy based on a composition exclusive to Hermès and which lastingly preserves the inimitable radiance of the precious metal.

The delicately curved case shape of the Cape Cod models echoes one of the iconic Hermès jewellery creations that is also inspired by the maritime world: the Anchor Chain bracelet.

The Cape Cod peninsula dappled with sunlight is pervaded by a distinctive atmosphere, a unique luminosity that is at once white, dazzling and filled with warmth, like the sun shimmering on silver. Hermès is renewing its ties with this precious metal in its watch creations, turning alchemist by offering its very own silver composition. This new alloy features a larger proportion of silver than the conventional 925 alloy and was specially developed to ensure that silver maintains its characteristic glow over the years.

While playing the transformation game with a range of subtle touches, the Cape Cod models remain resolutely timeless.

Nantucket Silverᶧ
The slender and graceful Nantucket watch wraps its elegant lines smoothly around the wrist, highlighting the shimmering reflections and distinctive radiance of the Silver alloy now replacing its initial 925 silver. Delicately curved to ensure perfect comfort, non-set or gem-set according to the model, its case inspired by an anchor-chain link is moored to the wrist by interchangeable leather straps underscoring the precious nature of this creation.

Movement
Type: Quartz, crafted in Switzerland
Size: 9.00 x 15.15 mm (3 ¾ x 6 ¾’’’)
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Jewelling: 5 jewels

Functions 
Hours, minutes

Case
Shape / dimensions: Rectangular, 20 x 27 mm
Material: Silveralloy (≈18.3 g), 925 silver certified alloy. It is an Hermès exclusive designation indicating a 97% pure silver alloy.
Case with or without setting of 56 diamonds (1.12 cts)
Diamond quality: Top Wesselton V.V.S “Rare white” to “Rare white +”
Crystal: Anti-glare sapphire crystal
Water-resistance: To 3 atm
Inter-horn width: 12 mm

Dial 
Opaline silvered dial with rhodium plated raised Arabic numerals.
Central stamped motif
Rhodium-plated hands

Interchangeable Straps
Non-set case
Raspberry Mysore goat
Malta blue grained calf
Natural Barenia calf
Black Barenia calf
Smooth orange calf
Smooth etoupe calf
Smooth electric blue calf
Smooth etain calf
Smooth iris-coloured calf

Gem-set case
Smooth red agate alligator
Smooth black alligator
Smooth ultraviolet alligator
Smooth elephant grey alligator
Smooth storm blue alligator

Buckle
10 mm pin buckle in Silver (≈1.57 g)

Interpreted in small or large variations, Cape Cod Tonneau exudes a rounded vision of time conveyed through the curves of its case. Neatly following the outlines of this silver frame, the dial stamped with a geometrical motif lends a resolutely modern touch to the design.

Cape Cod Tonneau GM Silver ᶧ

Movement
Type: Quartz, crafted in Switzerland
Diameter: 23.3 mm (10 ½’’’)
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Jewelling: 6 jewels

Functions
Hours and minutes
Date and seconds on non-set versions

Case
Shape / dimensions: Barrel shape, 33.6 x 30 mm
Material: Silveralloy (≈39 g), 925 silver certified alloy. It is an Hermès exclusive designation indicating a 97% pure silver alloy.
Case with or without setting of 64 diamonds (1.6 cts)
Diamond quality: Top Wesselton V.V.S “Rare white” to “Rare white +”
Crystal: Anti-glare sapphire crystal
Water-resistance: To 3 atm
Inter-horn width: 17 mm

Dial  
Opaline silvered dial with rhodiumplated raised Arabic numerals
Central stamped motif
Rhodium-plated hands

Interchangeable Straps
Non-set case
Raspberry Mysore goat
Malta blue grained calf
Natural Barenia calf
Black Barenia calf
Smooth orange calf
Smooth etoupe calf
Smooth electric blue calf
Smooth etain calf
Smooth iris-coloured calf

Gem-set case
Smooth red agate alligator
Smooth black alligator
Smooth ultraviolet alligator
Smooth elephant grey alligator
Smooth storm blue alligator

Buckle 
14 mm pin buckle in Silver (≈2.8 g)

Cape Cod Tonneau PM Silver

Movement
Type: Quartz, crafted in Switzerland
Size: 13.0 x 15.15 mm (5 ½ x 6 ¾’’’)
Thickness: 1.95 mm
Jewelling: 6 jewels

Functions
Hours, minutes

Case
Shape / dimensions: Barrel shape, 33.6 x 30 mm
Material: Silveralloy (≈23.4 g), 925 silver certified alloys. It is an Hermès exclusive designation indicating a 97% pure silver alloy.
Case with or without setting of 52 diamonds (1.3 cts)
Diamond quality: Top Wesselton V.V.S “Rare white”  to “Rare white +”
Crystal: Anti-glare sapphire crystal
Water-resistance: To 3 atm
Inter-horn width: 14 mm

Dial  
Opaline silvered dial with rhodium plated raised Arabic numerals
Central stamped motif
Rhodium-plated hands

Interchangeable Straps
Non-set case
Raspberry Mysore goat
Malta blue grained calf
Natural Barenia calf
Black Barenia calf
Smooth orange calf
Smooth etoupe calf
Smooth electric blue calf
Smooth etain calf
Smooth iris-coloured calf

Gem-set case
Smooth red agate alligator
Smooth black alligator
Smooth ultraviolet alligator
Smooth elephant grey alligator
Smooth storm blue alligator

Buckle
12 mm pin buckle in Silver (≈2.4 g)

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