Only Online Auction

Geneva, Apr 07, 2021

LOT 151

Vacheron Constantin
Pocket watch, chronograph, pulsometric scale; 18K yellow gold

CHF 4,400 - 6,500

EUR 4,000 - 6,000 / USD 4,800 - 7,200 / HKD 37,100 - 56,000

18K yellow gold, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and one horological complication:
· 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the single round push-piece located on the winding-crown) with pulsometric scale graduated for 30 pulsations

Case-back polished.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original

Brand Vacheron Constantin, Geneva

Year circa 1920-1922

Movement No. 385 110

Case No. 251 508

Material 18K yellow gold

Diameter 48.5 mm.

Caliber RA 18’’’, lever escapement, index regulator with swan-neck spring and micrometric screw

Signature dial, case and movement


For similar watches, see:

· Lambelet, Carole, & Cohen, Lorette, L’Univers de Vacheron Constantin, Geneva, Editions Scriptar, 1992, p. 332 (similar watch).
· The Art of Vacheron Constantin, An Important Collection of 286 Watches, Clocks and Wristwatches, Geneva, Antiquorum Editions, pp. 120-121 (similar watch).


The purchase price payable by a buyer will be the sum of the final bid price plus the buyer’s premium, together with any applicable sales or compensating use tax. In addition to the hammer price, the buyer’s premium is payable as follows: 25% of the hammer price on each lot.

Important notice – Special conditions Please look carefully at all the photos as they are an integral part of the description. Any defect not mentioned in the descriptions but visible on the photos will be considered as described and cannot lead to any claim. The dimensions are given as an indication and may slightly differ from the measures mentioned by the manufacturers especially for contemporary watches. The photos are not retouched. Colors may differ from reality. For timepieces, we guarantee neither the functioning nor the precision of the movement, nor the water-resistance of the case. In addition, please note that movements, parts of mechanisms or cases may be incomplete. The lots are sold “as is”, described to the best of our knowledge and cannot be returned. Once the online bid is placed by the bidder, it cannot be cancelled.