Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, P...

New York - The Fuller Building, Mar 28, 2007

LOT 15

"Malte Retrograde Perpetual Calendar" Vacheron Constantin, Genève, "Malte Retrograde Perpetual Calendar", Automatic, No. 933323, case No. 768502, Ref. 47031. Made in 2003. Very fine and rare, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K pink gold gentleman's wristwatch with perpetual calendar, retrograde date and an 18K pink gold Vacheron Constantin buckle. Accompanied by the original box and certificate.

USD 10,000 - 15,000

EUR 8,000 - 11,000

Sold: USD 28,320

C. Three-body, solid, polished, transparent case back with 6 screws, hinged back cover over transparent case back to view the movement, stepped lugs, sapphire crystals. D. Guilloché silver with applied pink gold Roman numerals and faceted dart indexes, outer minute divisions, subsidiary dials for the days of the week and the months, apertures for the year at 6 and the leap year at 3, retrograde sector for the date. Pink gold "épée" hands. M. Cal. 1126 QPR, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 36 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, micrometer regulator, 21K gold rotor segment. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 38 mm. Thickness 11 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2

Very good

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original