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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 10, 2013

LOT 170

VACHERON & CONSTANTIN BLACK DIAL YELLOW GOLD Vacheron & Constantin, Geneve, No. 488221, case No. 322367. Made in the 1950?s. Fine, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with black dial. Accompanied by the original Vacheron & Constantin box and original medallion stamped with movement number 488221.

C. Three-body, solid, polished, inclined bezel, straight lapidated lugs, snap-on case back. D. Black with applied yellow gold baton indexes. Yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 458/3B, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 37 mm. THICKNESS 8 mm.

USD 5,000 - 8,000

HKD 39,000 - 62,000 / CHF 4,800 - 7,600

Sold: USD 9,375

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original