Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, April 28, 2019

LOT 446

VACHERON CONSTANTIN POCKET WATCH WITH MINUTE-REPEATER, "CHRONOMÈTRE"; 18K YELLOW GOLD

18K yellow gold, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch /or/ pocket chronometer, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and one horological complication: â?¢ Minute-repeater on two steel gongs (activated by the slide at 9 o'clock)

Brand Vacheron Constantin

Model "Chronomètre"

Year Circa 1908

Movement No. 344 900

Calibre  RA 17/18''', rhodium-plated, with going barrel, straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, eight adjustments

Case No. 211 455

Material 18K yellow gold

Caliber RA 17/18''', rhodium-plated, with going barrel, straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, eight adjustments

Dimensions Ø 48 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives

HKD 100,000 - 125,000

CHF 12,850 - 15,800 / USD 13,000 - 16,000

Sold: HKD 125,000


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original


Notes

The Extract from the Archives, dated March 20, 2019, mentioned that this watch was manufactured in 1908.