Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces
Hong Kong, Nov 27, 2016
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.
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.