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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 10, 2013

LOT 291

VACHERON & CONSTANTIN FLUTED LUGS YELLOW GOLD Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, No. 449049, case No. 285956. Made in the 1940?s. Very fine and rare, square, 18K yellow gold wristwatch.

C. Two-body, solid, polished, fluted lugs, rounded sides, flat-top crystal. D. Matte silver with applied yellow gold Arabic numerals and round indexes, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds dial. Yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 458/1B, rhodium-plated, fausses côtes decoration, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures, blued steel Breguet balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. DIM. 24 x 38 mm. THICKNESS 9 mm.

USD 2,000 - 3,000

HKD 15,000 - 23,000 / CHF 1,900 - 2,900

Sold: USD 3,500

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original