Important Collector's Wristwatches, P...

New York, Dec 01, 2004

LOT 226

Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, "Les Complications Tourbillon Squelette". No. 49, movement No. 842316. Produced in the 2000s. Extremely fine and rare, skeletonized, water-resistant, 18K pink gold gentleman's wristwatch with visible one-minute tourbillon regulator, 42 hour power reserve indicator and an 18K pink gold Vacheron & Constantin buckle.

USD 70,000 - 90,000

EUR 55,000 - 70,000

Sold: USD 108,100

C. Three-body, solid, polished, stepped bezel, straight lugs, transparent case back, sapphire crystals. D. Transparent dial with applied hour indexes, outer minute ring, graduation for the power reserve at 12, tourbillon cage at 6 with polished ?Maltese Cross?-shaped steel bridge, carrying the subsidiary seconds hand. "Dauphine" pink gold hands. M. Cal. 1760, hand-engraved and skeletonized, copper-colored, twin barrels, 28 jewels, lateral lever escapement with one-minute tourbillon regulator with 3 polished steel arms, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring.Dial and movement signed, case numbered.Diam. 38 mm.

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Grading System
Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1

As new

Dial: 1 - 01