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    Sale 1357

    Important Watches

    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 2

    Vacheron Constantin. A very fine, rare and unusual 18K white gold, diamond and sapphire-set automatic wristwatch with power reserve, date, lapis lazuli and mother-of-pearl dial

    SIGNED VACHERON CONSTANTIN, GENÈVE, CASE NO. 665'365, CIRCA 1995

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    Vacheron Constantin. A very fine, rare and unusual 18K white gold, diamond and sapphire-set automatic wristwatch with power reserve, date, lapis lazuli and mother-of-pearl dial
    Signed Vacheron Constantin, Genève, case no. 665'365, circa 1995
    Nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, lapis lazuli dial, diamond-set numerals, mother-of-pearl power reserve sector and subsidiary date dial, circular case, stepped calibre-cut sapphire and diamond-set bezel, calibre-cut diamond-set lugs, back secured by six screws, 18K white gold and diamond-set Vacheron Constantin buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    34 mm. diam.


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    The present watch appears to be in new old stock condition and is still retaining the protective sticker to the back.

    Set with 40 calibre-cut sapphires of approx. 0.7 carats and 82 calibre-cut diamonds of approx. 1.1 to 1.3 carats, this watch is part of a small series of such highly jewelled watches made in the 1990s.