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The Quarter Millennium of Vacheron Co...

Geneva, April 03, 2005

LOT 30

“Automatic” Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, “Automatic”, No. 643782, case No. 472376, Ref. 6782. Made in 1972. Very fine center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with date, and a yellow gold Vacheron & Constantin buckle. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.

C. Three-body, solid, polished, reeded revolving bezel graduatedfor 60 minutes, screw-down case back. D. Gilt, “sunburst”, withapplied gold indexes, aperture for the date. Yellow gold“dauphine” hands. M. Cal. 1072/1, stamped with the GenevaQuality Hallmark, rhodium-plated, “oeil-de-perdrix” and“fausses côtes” decoration, 29 jewels, lever escapement,Gyromax balance adjusted for heat, cold, isochronism and fivepositions, shock-absorber, free-sprung Breguet balance spring,18K gold-edged rotor with ruby roller bearings.Dial, case, and movement signed.Diam. 36 mm. Thickness: 11,4 mm.

C. Three-body, solid, polished, reeded revolving bezel graduatedfor 60 minutes, screw-down case back.
D. Gilt, “sunburst”, withapplied gold indexes, aperture for the date. Yellow gold“dauphine” hands.
M. Cal. 1072/1, stamped with the GenevaQuality Hallmark, rhodium-plated, “oeil-de-perdrix” and“fausses côtes” decoration, 29 jewels, lever escapement,Gyromax balance adjusted for heat, cold, isochronism and fivepositions, shock-absorber, free-sprung Breguet balance spring,18K gold-edged rotor with ruby roller bearings.Dial, case, and movement signed.Diam. 36 mm. Thickness: 11,4 mm.

CHF 10,000 - 12,000

EUR 6,500 - 8,000 / USD 8,500 - 10,000

Sold: CHF 24,150


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2

Very good

Dial: 2 - 01

Notes

Ref. 6782 With this unusual model, Vacheron Constantin conveyed its vision of a watch that is both sporty yet classic. It is a magnificent exam-ple of the design of the end of the 1960s and early 1970s, and was made in fewer than 100 examples.