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The Quarter Millennium of Vacheron Co...

Geneva, April 03, 2005

LOT 166

Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, No. 354649, case No. 219684. Made in 1911. Very fine and rare 18K gold, slim, hunting-cased, keyless minute-repeating dress watch. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.

C. Five-body, “bassine pincée”, polished, hinged gold cuvette, front cover with dedication inscription to theinterior. D. White enamel, Breguet numerals, outer minute track, sunk subsidiary seconds. Gold “spade” hands.M. Cal. R.A. 20’’’19, frosted gilt, 29 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut-bimetallic compensation balance,Breguet balance-spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs via slide in the band.Dial, case and movement signed.Diam. 53 mm.

C. Five-body, “bassine pincée”, polished, hinged gold cuvette, front cover with dedication inscription to theinterior.
D. White enamel, Breguet numerals, outer minute track, sunk subsidiary seconds. Gold “spade” hands.
M. Cal. R.A. 20’’’19, frosted gilt, 29 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut-bimetallic compensation balance,Breguet balance-spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs via slide in the band.Dial, case and movement signed.Diam. 53 mm.

CHF 8,000 - 12,000

EUR 5,000 - 8,000 / USD 7,000 - 10,000

Sold: CHF 17,365


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2 - 01

Notes

An excellent example of a hunting-cased dress watch, typical of Vacheron Constantin’s production at the time.