Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces
LOT 416
Vacheron & Constantin Ref. 4178 Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, movement No. 437664, case No. 294264, Ref. 4178. Made in 1946. Very fine and rare, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with square button chronograph, register, and tachometer.
C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, rounded band, fancy flared lugs. D. Silver with applied yellow gold Arabic and baton numerals, minute and 1/5th second track, subsidiary seconds and 30-minute register dials, outermost radial tachometer scale. Yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 434, 13’’’, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 19 jewels, straight line lever escapement, beryllium balance with timing screws, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 35 mm. Thickness 12 mm.
Estimate: 120,000 HKD - 150,000 HKD
Estimate: 15,000 USD - 20,000 USD
Estimate: 12,000 EUR - 15,000 EUR
Grading system

C 3 D 3-01 M 3* AAA
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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces
26-02-2011
Sold including buyer's premium:
225,000 HKD