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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Geneva, Mar 21, 2020

LOT 23

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

Beautiful and extremely rare, 18K yellow gold, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch with subsidiary seconds at 6 and three 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 o'clock) Instantaneous 30-minute recorder (subsidiary dial at 12 o'clock) The Extract from the Archives, dated November 10, 1994, mentioned that this watch was made in 1920 and sold in 1923. The watch was completed in June 1921 and sold on May 29, 1923, to Mr. E. E. Robert, New York (U.S.A.).

Brand Vacheron Constantin, Geneva

Year Circa 1920-1921

Numbers 245071

Caliber RA 17''' 18/12 CR (ebauche by Victorin Piguet, Le Sentier, Vallée de Joux), lever escapement, index regulator with swan-neck spring and micrometric screw, eight adjustments no. 392850

Dimensions 45,8 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

Sold: CHF 6,875


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 106, sold for the amount of CHF 6900.-