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The Quarter Millennium of Vacheron Co...

Geneva, April 03, 2005

LOT 222

So-called “TV Watch” Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, No. 478105, case No. 330129, Ref. 4736. Made in 1953. Very fine and rare, large, square, center-seconds, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with half hooded lugs. Accompanied by an 18K yellow gold Vacheron Constantin buckle and a Certificate of Authenticity.

C. Two-body, solid, polished, sloped top, half hooded lugs, flat crystal. D. Silvered with applied yellow gold batonindexes. Yellow gold "dauphine" hands. M. Cal. 9’’’ V 466/3D, rhodium-plated, “fausses-côtes” decoration, 17jewels, straight line lever escapement, beryllium balance with timing screws, adjusted to temperatures, self-compensatingflat balance-spring, Vacheron Constantin micrometer regulator.Dial, case and movement signed.Dim. 33 x 33 mm. Thickness: 8 mm.

C. Two-body, solid, polished, sloped top, half hooded lugs, flat crystal.
D. Silvered with applied yellow gold batonindexes. Yellow gold "dauphine" hands.
M. Cal. 9’’’ V 466/3D, rhodium-plated, “fausses-côtes” decoration, 17jewels, straight line lever escapement, beryllium balance with timing screws, adjusted to temperatures, self-compensatingflat balance-spring, Vacheron Constantin micrometer regulator.Dial, case and movement signed.Dim. 33 x 33 mm. Thickness: 8 mm.

CHF 10,000 - 14,000

EUR 6,500 - 9,000 / USD 8,500 - 12,000

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

For an identical watch in pink gold, see lot 149.