Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Nov 27, 2016

LOT 294

VACHERON TOURBILLON SQUELETTE PINK GOLD Vacheron Constantin, Genève, "Les Complications - Tourbillon Squelette", Made in the late 2000s. Extremely fine and rare, skeletonized, water-resistant, 18K pink gold wristwatch with visible one-minute tourbillon regulator, 42 hour power reserve indicator and an 18K pink gold Vacheron Constantin buckle.

HKD 320,000 - 480,000

USD 41,200 - 62,000 / CHF 40,000 - 60,000

Sold: HKD 575,000

Three-body, solid, polished, inclined bezel, straight lugs, transparent case back, sapphire crystals. Transparent dial with applied baton hour indexes, outer minute ring, graduation for the power reserve at 12, tourbillon cage at 6 with polished "Maltese Cross"-shaped steel bridge, carrying the subsidiary seconds hand. Pink gold "dauphine" hands. Cal. 1760, hand-engraved and skeletonized, copper-colored, 28 jewels, lateral lever escapement with one-minute tourbillon regulator with 3 polished steel arms, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, twin barrels.

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Dial and movement signed, case numbered. DIAM. 38 mm. THICKNESS 11 mm.