Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 07, 2011

LOT 450

VACHERON CONSTANTIN REF. 30020, THE PATRIMONY MODEL PLATINUM MINUTE REPEATER PERPETUAL CALENDAR Vacheron Constantin, Genève, Minute Repeater, Perpetual Calendar, No. 812587, Ref. 30020. Made circa 2000. Extremely fine and important, astronomic, minute-repeating, platinum wristwatch with perpetual calendar, moon phases and a platinum Vacheron Constantin buckle. Accompanied by a fitted box and certificate.

USD 180,000 - 220,000

CHF 155,000 - 200,000 / EUR 130,000 - 155,000

Sold: USD 218,500

C. Three-body, solid, polished, stepped bezel, teardrop lugs, transparent case back, sapphire crystals. D. Two-tone satine silver with applied white gold baton indexes and pyramid quarters, sunk subsidiary dials for the days of the month, of the week, the months, the leap year, sector for the age of the moon, aperture for the moon phases. White gold baton hands. M. Cal. 1755, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 30 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring, micrometer regulator. Repeating on gongs by activating slide on the band. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam 37 mm. Thickness 10 mm.

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Grading System
Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original