Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 91

VACHERON & CONSTANTIN CHRONOMETRE ROYAL YELLOW GOLD Vacheron & constantin chronometre royal yellow gold vacheron & constantin, genève, "chronomètre royal", no. 342412, case no. 208912. made circa 1900. Very fine and rare, keyless, 18K yellow gold pocket lever chronometer.

CHF 2,000 - 4,000

HKD 16,000 - 32,000 / USD 2,000 - 4,000

Sold: CHF 4,000

Four-body, bassine, polished, engine-turned case back. Hinged gold cuvette. White enamel with bold radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds dial. Yellow gold spade hands. 17```, frosted gilt, 18 jewels, wolf`s tooth winding, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3-6*


Slightly oxidized

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original


Dial, case, cuvette and movement signed. DIAM. 57 mm. THICKNESS 15 mm.