Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 516

VACHERON & CONSTANTIN REF. 4240 TRIPLE CALENDAR PINK GOLD Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, No. 38566, case No. 463707, Ref. 4240. Sold in February 1964. Fine and rare, 18K pink gold wristwatch with two-tone dial, triple date calendar, claw lugs. Accompanied by a certificate of origin and original fitted box.

CHF 15,000 - 20,000

HKD 120,000 - 160,000 / USD 15,000 - 20,000

Sold: CHF 18,750

Two-body, polished, fluted band, claw lugs. Two-tone silver with applied gold Arabic numerals and baton indexes, subsidiary seconds dial, outer graduation for the date in red, apertures for the days of the week and the months. Pink gold baton hands, blued steel date indicator hand with red arrow. Cal. 495V, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, beryllium balance with timing screws, adjusted to temperatures, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, swan neck micrometer regulator.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-6-01

Very good

Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original


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