Prestigious Wristwatches

Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Mar 31, 2001

LOT 514

Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, No. 431428, case No. 273590, Ref. 31. Produced in 1944.Very fine and extremely rare, 18K yellow gold and stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch with square button chronograph, register and pulsometer. Accompanied by an 18K yellow gold Vacheron Constantin buckle, fitted box and certificate.

CHF 18,000 - 22,000

USD 11,000 - 13,500

Sold: CHF 24,150

C. "Cubiste", three-body, bicolor, polished and brushed, yellow gold bezel, push-pieces and winding-crown, steel case, concave lugs. D. two-tone silver with "décalqué Gins" indexes and Arabic numerals, auxiliary seconds and 30 minutes register dials, outer pulsometer graduation for 30 pulsations. "Bâton" yellow gold hands. M. Cal. 13'''-C434, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to all positions, self-compensating Brguet balance-spring.Dial, case and movement signed.Diam. 34 mm.

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Grading System
Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3 - 01