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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 08, 2020

LOT 462

VACHERON CONSTANTIN, REF. 222, JUMBO, STEEL AND GOLD

A fine, rare, large, self-winding, steel and yellow gold wristwatch with date.

Brand Vacheron Constantin

Model 222

Reference 44018/411

Year Circa 1986

Case No. 522426

Bracelet Stainless steel and gold Vacheron Constantin bracelet, approx. overall length 175 mm

Caliber 1121

Dimensions 37 mm

Signature Dial, Case and Movement

CHF 3,000 - 5,000

HKD 24,000 - 40,000 / USD 3,000 - 5,000

Sold: CHF 16,250


Grading System
Grade:
Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-8-01

Very good

Slightly scratched

HANDS Original


Notes

Designed by Jorg Hysek, the 222 was the answer to the Royal Oak Jumbo and the Patek Nautilus.
The second rarest of the series, the steel and gold versions was made in 120 examples only, while the full gold was produced in 100 pieces and the 500 in steel.