Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 154

VACHERON & CONSTANTIN ROYAL CHRONOMETER AUTOMATIC, GOLD Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, "Royal Chronometer Automatic", movement No. 618710, case No. 427545, Ref. 7375. Made circa 1971. Very fine and rare, center-seconds, self-winding, waterresistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with date and an 18K yellow gold Vacheron & Constantin bracelet.

CHF 7,000 - 10,000

USD 7,600 - 11,000 / EUR 5,800 - 8,500

Sold: CHF 11,250

C. Two-body, solid, brushed, screw-down case back. D. Satine gold with applied yellow gold and black faceted indexes, aperture for the date. Black and yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 1072/1, stamped twice with the seal of Geneva Quality mark, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix and fausses côtes decoration, 29 jewels, straight line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, 18K gold engine-turned rotor segment. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 40 x 36 mm. Thickness 11 mm. Approx. overall length 190 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original