Important Watches, Collector's Wrist...

Hong Kong, Jun 08, 2001

LOT 85

Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, No. 263530, case No. 158257, made for Ferdinand Ducot of Bordeaux, circa 1882.Fine 18K gold, keyless pocket watch.

HKD 6,000 - 8,000

USD 750 - 1,000

Sold: HKD 8,050

C. Four-body, "bassine", engine-turned back cover monogrammed ?PB?, gold, hinged cuvette. D. White enamel, Roman numerals, outer minute divisions with five-minute Arabic markers, subsidiary sunk seconds. Gold "spade" hands. M. 39.6 mm, gilt brass, 15 jewels, straight-line "moustache" lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued-steel Breguet balance spring, frosted wolf-tooth winding wheels, pin-set.Signed on the movement, case signed by the retailer.Diam. 36 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3 - 15
Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3 - 11 - 01