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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 10, 2013

LOT 370

VACHERON & CONSTANTIN AUTOMATIC YELLOW GOLD Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, Automatic, No. 505870, case No. 341716, Ref. 4870. Made in 1954. Very fine, large, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with a 14K yellow gold buckle.

C. Two-body, solid, polished, screw-down case back, concave lugs. D. Guilloche silver with applied yellow gold dart & pyramid indexes and Arabic 12. Yellow gold bâton hands. M. Cal. P499, rhodium-plated, fausses côtes decoration, 21 jewels, straight-line lever escapement ,monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 11 mm.

USD 3,000 - 4,000

HKD 23,000 - 31,000 / CHF 2,900 - 3,800

Sold: USD 4,500


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-7-8

Good

Oxidized

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3-9*

Good

Scratched

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original