Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 284

VACHERON & CONSTANTIN REF. 4072 CHRONOGRAPH YELLOW GOLD Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, No. 470178, case No. 420524, Ref. 4072. Made in 1957. Very fine and rare, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with square button chronograph, register, telemeter and tachometer with a later Vacheron Constantin 18k yellow gold buckle.

CHF 14,000 - 18,000

HKD 112,000 - 145,000 / USD 14,000 - 18,000

Sold: CHF 25,000

Three-body, polished, inclined bezel, concave lugs. Satiné silver with applied yellow gold baton indexes, subsidiary dials for the seconds and 30-minute register, outer 1/5th seconds, telemeter and tachometer scales. Yellow gold baton hands. Cal. 492, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 19 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, beryllium balance with timing screws, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 35 mm. THICKNESS 11 mm.