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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 11, 2013

LOT 74

VACHERON & CONSTANTIN AUTOMATIC YELLOW GOLD HONEYCOMB DIAL Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, Automatic, No. 505593, case No. 334345, Ref. 4870. Made in 1954. Very fine and rare, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch.

Two-body, solid, polished, screw-down case back, concave lugs. Honeycomb black with applied yellow gold faceted baton indexes and Arabic quarters, outer minute/seconds track. Yellow gold bâton hands. Cal. P499, rhodium-plated, fausses côtes decoration, 21 jewels, straight-line lever escapement ,monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed.

USD 10,000 - 12,000

HKD 77,000 - 93,000 / CHF 9,500 - 11,400

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-9



Movement: 3**


Repair required, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original


DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm.