The Quarter Millennium of Vacheron Constantin
LOT 86
Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, movement No. 412887, delivered in 1930. Case by Verger Frères, No. 12508. Extremely rare and fine, square, 18K white and yellow gold Art Deco gentleman's “montre à volets” wrist-watch with two crowns and dial concealed by shutters. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.
C. Three-body, two-tone, solid, polished and brushed, case back with screws, stylized black enamel “cubiste”numerals and triangular indexes on the white gold bezel, yellow gold band and winding-crowns, yellow gold shut-tersopening by the means of a crown at 9 o'clock, winder at 3 o'clock. (French patent No. FR 691683)D. Gold. Blued steel "épée" hands. M. Cal. R.A. 9’’’ 94, rhodium-plated, 15 jewels, straight line lever escapement,cut bimetallic balance adjusted to five positions, flat balance-spring.Dial and movement signed, numbered and stamped on the case.Dim. 27 x 27 mm. Thickness: 7.5 mm.
Estimate: 20,000 CHF - 25,000 CHF
Estimate: 13,000 EUR - 16,000 EUR
Estimate: 17,000 USD - 21,000 USD
Grading system

C 3 D 3 - 01 M 3* AAA
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Chapter: 8 - Vacheron Constantin and Verger
For the patent, see lot 84.
The Quarter Millennium of Vacheron Constantin
03-04-2005
Sold including buyer's premium:
28,750 CHF