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The Quarter Millennium of Vacheron Co...

Geneva, April 03, 2005

LOT 107

Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, No 523775, case 350476, Ref. 6139. Made in 1956. Very fine and rare, center-seconds, 18K white and yellow gold gentleman’s wristwatch with a yellow gold Vacheron & Constantin buckle. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.

C. Three-body, bicolored, solid, polished, stepped bezel with a flat white gold ring bearing 12 fluted yellow goldindexes, stylized fancy lugs. D. Guilloché, gilt, with outermost painted seconds track. Yellow gold "bâton" hands.M. Cal. 1002, rhodium-plated, "fausses-côtes" decoration, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, berylliumbalance with timing screws, adjusted to temperatures, self-compensating flat balance-spring.Dial, case and movement signed.Diam. 34 mm. Thickness: 8 mm.

C. Three-body, bicolored, solid, polished, stepped bezel with a flat white gold ring bearing 12 fluted yellow goldindexes, stylized fancy lugs.
D. Guilloché, gilt, with outermost painted seconds track. Yellow gold "bâton" hands.
M. Cal. 1002, rhodium-plated, "fausses-côtes" decoration, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, berylliumbalance with timing screws, adjusted to temperatures, self-compensating flat balance-spring.Dial, case and movement signed.Diam. 34 mm. Thickness: 8 mm.

CHF 6,000 - 8,000

EUR 4,000 - 5,000 / USD 5,000 - 7,000

Sold: CHF 16,100


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3 - 01

Notes

Ref. 6139 with stepped bezel, was probably an experimental model, given its rarity and the combination, unusual at the time, of yellow and white gold.