Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 252

VACHERON CONSTANTIN REF. 47031 MALTE RETROGRADE PERPETUAL CALENDAR PLATINUM Vacheron Constantin, Genève, "Malte Retrograde Perpetual Calendar", Automatic, No. 948499, case No. 1147109, Ref. 47031. Made in 2008. Very fine and rare, self-winding, water-resistant, platinum wristwatch with perpetual calendar, retrograde date and an platinum Vacheron Constantin buckle. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.

CHF 25,000 - 35,000

HKD 200,000 - 280,000 / USD 25,000 - 35,000

Sold: CHF 32,500

Three-body, solid, polished, transparent case back with 6 screws, spring-loaded hinged back cover, stepped lugs, sapphire crystals. Guilloché silver with applied white gold Roman XII and VI and faceted dart indexes, outer minute divisions, subsidiary dials for the days of the week and the months, apertures for the year at 6 and the leap year at 3, retrograde sector for the date. White gold "épée" hands. Cal. 1126/1 QPR, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 36 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, flat balance spring, micrometer regulator, 21K gold rotor segment, hack mechanism.

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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: -01

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 39 mm. THICKNESS 11.5 mm.