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Geneva, Mar 16, 2008

LOT 663

Ref. 4072 Staybrite Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, movement No. 431442, case No. 273544, Ref. 4072. Made in 1943. Very fine and extremely rare "Staybrite" wristwatch with square button chronograph, register and tachometer.

CHF 45,000 - 55,000

USD 40,000 - 50,000 / EUR 28,000 - 35,000

Sold: CHF 52,800

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, inclined bezel, concave lugs. D. Matte silver with applied white gold faceted baton indexes and Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds and 30-minute register dials, outer minutes and fifths of a second track with Arabic five minute/second numerals, outer tachometer graduation for 1000 m. White gold baton hands. M. Cal. 434, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 21 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 33 mm. Thickness 11.5 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 4-7-01



HANDS Original