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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 11, 2014

LOT 130

VACHERON CONSTANTIN, REF. 49001, PHIDIAS CHRONOGRAPH, STEEL & YELLOW GOLD Vacheron Constantin, Geneve, "Phidias, Automatic," No. 505, movement No. 814077, case No. 639170, Ref. 49001. Made in the 1990s. Very fine, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel and yellow gold wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer bezel, date and a steel and yellow gold integral link bracelet with concealed double deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original fitted box, certificate of origin, booklet and service document.

Two-body, polished and brushed, case-back with 8 screws, tachometer graduation on the bezel, sapphire crystal. White lacquered with applied yellow gold baton indexes, outer 1/5th seconds track with 5-second Arabic numerals, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, aperture for the date at 6. Yellow gold baton hands. Cal.1136, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 38 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, adjusted five positions, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring.

CHF 3,000 - 5,000

HKD 25,000 - 41,000 / USD 3,400 - 5,700

Sold: CHF 4,000

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 35 mm. THICKNESS 10 mm. Approx. overall length 185 mm.