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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Sep 14, 2011

LOT 71

VACHERON - FLUTED CLAW LUGS Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, No. 465172, case No. 304921. Made circa 1946. Fine and rare, 18K yellow gold wristwatch.

C. Two-body, polished, fl uted claw lugs, stepped bezel. D. Champagne with applied yellow gold baton indexes, outer minute track, sunk guilloche subsidiary seconds dial. Yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. V 458, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 33 mm. Thickness 8 mm.

USD 5,000 - 6,000

CHF 3,800 - 4,500 / EUR 3,500 - 4,200

Sold: USD 8,750

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original