Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 15, 2015

LOT 244

VACHERON CONSTANTIN REF. 47245 OPEN FACE RETRO DATE PLATINUM Vacheron Constantin, Genève, "Malte Design Open Face Retrograde Date," Ref. 47245, No. 203 / 247, case No. 768746. Made in a limited edition of 247 in 2003. Very fine and rare, self-winding, water-resistant, open face Platinum wristwatch with retrograde date, days of the week indication and a platinum Vacheron Constantin buckle. Accompanied by the original fitted box, certificate, setting pin, pouch, spare strap, guarantee and booklets.

USD 18,000 - 28,000

HKD 140,000 - 217,000 / CHF 18,000 - 28,000

Sold: USD 32,500

Two-body, solid, polished, transparent case back with 4 screws, large and fluted overhanging straight lugs, sapphire crystals. Skeletonized, white chapter ring with white gold triangle index, at 12 the sector for the retrograde date, at 6 a subsidiary dial for the days of the week. White gold baton hands. Cal. 1126/1, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 36 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, 21K gold rotor segment.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 37 mm. THICKNESS 10 mm.