Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Jun 08, 2011

LOT 17

Vacheron & Constantin Silver Hunting case Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, No. 291675, case No. 175981. Made for Hausmann & Co., Roma, circa 1890. Very fine and rare, sterling silver and gold hunting-cased pocket watch.

USD 3,000 - 5,000

CHF 2,600 - 4,300 / EUR 2,000 - 3,500

Sold: USD 5,750

C. Four-body, "bassine", entirely engine-turned with vermicelli pattern, hinged silver engraved cuvette, gold hinges. D. White enamel with painted radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary sunk seconds dial. Gold spade hands. M. 43 mm. (19'''), frosted gilt, 15 jewels, straight-line "moustache" lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with blued steel Breguet balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 53 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original