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The Art of Horology in Geneva

Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, November 13, 1999

LOT 20

Vacheron & Constantin in Geneva, Charles Vacheron & Co, Successors, No. 129998, circa 1870.Very fine and rare, 18K gold hunting cased, keyless pocket chronometer.

C. Four body, massive, "bassine et filets", polished with reeded band, the cover engraved with an escutcheon. D. White enamel with Roman numerals, outer minutes ring and sunk subsidiary seconds. Blued-steel "fleurs-de-lys" hands. M. 20''', nickel plated, "faussescôtes" decoration, gold train of wheels, 16 jewels, pivoted detent escapement, cut bimetallic balance,blued-steel helical balance spring with terminal curves and regulator.Signed on the dial and on the cuvette.Diam. 54 mm.

C. Four body, massive, "bassine et filets", polished with reeded band, the cover engraved with an escutcheon.
D. White enamel with Roman numerals, outer minutes ring and sunk subsidiary seconds. Blued-steel "fleurs-de-lys" hands.

CHF 12,000 - 14,000


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3

Good

Movement: * 3
Dial: 3 - 01