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Geneva, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Du Rhône, May 13, 2007

LOT 420

?Evasion? Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, ?Automatic?, ?Evasion?, No. 79/100, movement No. 803881, case No. 739811, Ref. 48250. Made in a limited edition of 100 examples in 2003. Fine and rare, center seconds, selfwinding, water-resistant, 18K pink gold ?World Time? gentleman?s wristwatch with date and an 18K pink gold Vacheron & Constantin buckle.

CHF 9,000 - 11,000

EUR 5,500 - 7,000 / USD 7,500 - 9,000

Sold: CHF 16,520

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, revolving reeded bezel bearing the names of 24 cities around the world, teardrop lugs, back secured with 6 screws, sapphire crystal. D. Cream center with applied dart indexes and Arabic quarters, outer white 24-hour revolving disc for the world time feature. Pink gold ?feuille? hands. M. Cal. 1180, rhodium-plated, "fausses-côtes" decoration, 25 jewels, straight- line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted for heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, self-compensating flat balane spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 37 mm. Thickness 10 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original