Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 400

VACHERON CONSTANTIN OVERSEAS, STEEL Vacheron Constantin, Genève, "Overseas Chronograph", movement No. 880258, case No. 716846, Ref. 49140. Sold on June 24th, 2000. Very fine, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer, large date and a stainless steel Vacheron & Constantin bracelet with concealed double deployant clasp. Accompanied by fitted box, certificate and booklet.

CHF 7,000 - 9,000

USD 7,600 - 10,000 / EUR 5,800 - 7,500

Sold: CHF 8,750

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, case back with screws and embossed with "Overseas" logo, stylized bezel, screwed down chronograph buttons and winding-crown, sapphire crystal. D. Two-tone silver with applied fancy steel indexes, subsidiary guilloche dials for the seconds, the 12 hour and 30 minute registers, aperture for the large date. Luminous steel baton hands. M. Cal. 1137, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 37 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock-absorber, self-compensating fl at balance-spring, index regulator, 18K yellow gold rotor. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 42 mm. Thickness 13 mm. Approx. overall length: 185 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: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original