Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 403

VACHERON CONSTANTIN TOURBILLON LIMITED EDITION YELLOW GOLD Vacheron Constantin, Genève, "Les Complications - Ref. 30050/000J-8. Made circa 1993. Extremely fine, rare and important, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with visible one-minute tourbillon regulator, two barels, power-reserve indication and an 18K yellow gold Vacheron & Constantin buckle.

CHF 30,000 - 50,000

HKD 240,000 - 400,000 / USD 30,000 - 51,000

Sold: CHF 40,000

Two-body, solid, polished, stepped bezel, straight lugs, transparent case back to view the movement, sapphire crystals. Silvered solid gold with « clous de Paris » décoration, applied yellow gold Roman numerals and triangular indexes, graduation for the up-and-down indication at 12, aperture for the tourbillon regulator under a polished steel bridge at 6, carrying a subsidiary seconds hand. Yellow gold Dauphine hands. Cal. 1760, 13 lines, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 28 jewels, lateral lever escapement, one-minute tourbillon regulator with polished steel arms, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, twin barrels.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Dial and movement signed, case numbered. DIAM. 38 mm. THICKNESS 11.5 mm.