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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 17, 2013

LOT 258

VACHERON & CONSTANTIN REF. 7874 DRESS WATCH WHITE GOLD ? NEW OLD STOCK Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, No. 579069, case No. 451875, Ref. 7874. Made in the 1960s. Very fine and rare, keyless, 18K white gold dress watch. Accompanied by Vacheron & Constantin Certificate of Origin and hang-tag.

C. Three-body, solid, brushed. D. Satine silver with black Breguet numerals, outer minute divisions, applied white gold V&C Maltese cross below 12. Black baton hands. M. Cal. K453/3BW, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, blued steel flat balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 41 mm. THICKNESS 7.5 mm

CHF 1,500 - 2,500

USD 1,600 - 2,700 / EUR 1,200 - 2,000

Sold: CHF 3,625

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original