Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 518

VACHERON CONSTANTIN CLAW LUGS PINK GOLD Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, No. 456209, case No. 294528. Made in the 1950's. Very fine and rare, 18K pink gold wristwatch with an 18K yellow gold AW buckle.

CHF 3,000 - 5,000

HKD 24,000 - 40,000 / USD 3,000 - 5,000

Sold: CHF 3,750

Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, claw lugs, snap-on case back. Matte silver with applied pink gold arabic and dart indexes, outer minute/seconds track, subsidiary seconds. Pink gold baton hands. Cal. V458, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-8-01

Very good

Slightly scratched

HANDS Original


DIAM. 31 mm. THICKNESS 9 mm.