Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Geneva, Mar 21, 2020

LOT 15

VACHERON CONSTANTIN, POCKET CHRONOGRAPH, PULSOMETRIC SCALE, YELLOW GOLD

Fine and rare, 18K yellow gold, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch with subsidiary seconds at 6 and 1/5 second chronograph with pulsometric scale graduated for 30 pulsations. The Extract from the Archives, dated November 10, 1994, mentioned that this watch was made in 1919 and sold in 1920. The watch was completed in April 1920 and delivered on June 21, 1920, to R. Carassale, the agent of Vacheron Constantin in Montevideo (Uruguay).

Brand Vacheron Constantin, Geneva

Year Circa 1920

Numbers 242437

Caliber RA 17''', lever escapement, index regulator with swan-neck spring and micrometric screw no. 388003

Dimensions 50,5 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives

CHF 5,000 - 7,000

USD 5,200 - 7,250 / HKD 40,000 - 56,500


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original


Provenance

Antiquorum, Geneva, auction, November 13, 1994, The Art of Vacheron Constantin, lot 59, sold for the amount of CHF 6900.-