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The Art Of Vacheron Constantin

Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Nov 13, 1994

LOT 11

Vacheron & Constantin in Geneva, No. 78450, completed in 1855, sold on 1855 in New York. Fine 18 ct. gold hunting cased watch.

C. Four body, "forme quatre baguettes", with reeded band, engine-turned "à grains d'orge". Gold cuvette engine-turned on the border and engraved with technical details. D. White enamel with Roman numerals and sunk subsidiary seconds. Gold "Breguet hands. M. 16"', gilt brass, bar calibre, 13 jewels, Swiss lateral lever escapement, plain brass three-arm balance, flat balance spring with bimetallic compensation curb on the index. Signed on the dial, cuvette and movement. In good condition. Diam. 42 mm.

CHF 1,700 - 2,000