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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 11, 2013

LOT 51

VACHERON & CONSTANTIN TWENTY DOLLAR GOLD COIN WRISTWATCH Vacheron & Constantin, Geneve, No. 588929. Made in the 1980s. Very fine and rare, 18K yellow gold $20 U.S. coin dated 1904 with concealed wristwatch and an 18K yellow gold Vacheron & Constantin buckle.

Double case, coin opening with a push-piece in the band, three-body hinged inner case, straight lugs. Gold with painted baton indexes. Blued steel baton hands. Cal. 1003, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, self-compensating flat balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed.

USD 8,000 - 10,000

HKD 62,000 - 75,000 / CHF 7,500 - 9,500

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-19



Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-8-01


Slightly scratched

HANDS Original


DIAM. 35 mm. THICKNESS 4 mm.