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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Geneva, Mar 21, 2020

LOT 17

VACHERON CONSTANTIN, SPLIT SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH, POCKET WATCH, YELLOW GOLD

Attractive and extremely rare, yellow gold, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch with subsidiary seconds at 6 and two horological complications: - 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the single round push-piece located on the winding-crown) - Split-seconds (activated by the rectangular push-piece located on the case-band at 11 oâ??clock) The Extract from the Archives, dated November 10, 1994, mentioned that this watch was made in 1907 and sold in 1907. The watch was completed in July 1907 and delivered on November 14, 1907, to F. W. Drosten Jewelry Co., Saint-Louis, Missouri (U.S.A.).

Brand Vacheron Constantin, Geneva

Year Circa 1907

Numbers 207948

Caliber RA 18''', lever escapement, index regulator with swan-neck spring and micrometric screw, adjusted no. 336784

Dimensions 48,4 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives

CHF 5,000 - 7,000

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

Sold: CHF 6,250


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 28, sold for the amount of CHF 9200.-