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The Quarter Millennium of Vacheron Co...

Geneva, April 03, 2005

LOT 15

“Diamond Dial Automatic” Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, “Automatic”, No. 494819, case No. 327108, Ref. 4466. Made on special order in 1952. Fine and unique, center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with two-tone diamond-set dial, with a yellow gold Vacheron & Constantin buckle. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.

C. Two-body, solid, polished, rounded band, fluted concave lugs, screwed-down case back. D. Two-tone silver withapplied gold indexes and diamond-set quarters. Yellow gold "bâton" hands. M. Cal.V 477/1, rhodium-plated,"fausses côtes" decoration, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, beryllium balance with timing screws,adjusted to temperatures, shock-absorber, Breguet balance-spring, index regulator, bumper rotor.Dial, case and movement signed.Diam. 35 mm. Thickness: 12.3 mm.

C. Two-body, solid, polished, rounded band, fluted concave lugs, screwed-down case back.
D. Two-tone silver withapplied gold indexes and diamond-set quarters. Yellow gold "bâton" hands.
M. Cal.V 477/1, rhodium-plated,"fausses côtes" decoration, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, beryllium balance with timing screws,adjusted to temperatures, shock-absorber, Breguet balance-spring, index regulator, bumper rotor.Dial, case and movement signed.Diam. 35 mm. Thickness: 12.3 mm.

CHF 4,000 - 5,000

EUR 2,600 - 3,300 / USD 3,400 - 4,300

Sold: CHF 6,555


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3 - 01

Notes

The dial of the present watch was made to order upon special request by the client.