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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 17, 2013

LOT 129

VACHERON & CONSTANTIN, REF. 4178 PINK GOLD Vacheron & Constantin, genève, No. 466490, case No. 303378, ref. 4178. made in 1949. Very fine and rare, 18K pink gold gentleman?s wristwatch with square button chronograph, register and tachometer.

C. Three-body, solid, polished, rounded band, teardrop lugs. D. Silver with applied pink gold baton and roman numerals, subsidiary seconds and 30-minute register dials, outer tachometer graduation, concentric, 1/5th second scale. Pink gold baton hands. M. Cal. V492, rhodium-plated, fausses-côtes decoration, 19 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. diAm. 35 mm. ThiCKNess 11 mm.

CHF 10,000 - 15,000

USD 11,000 - 16,000 / EUR 8,000 - 12,000

Sold: CHF 16,250


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-53-9-01

Good

Reprinted

Scratched

HANDS Original