• IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A  auction at Christies

    Sale 1369

    IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A CONNOISSEUR'S VISION

    16 November 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 256

    Vacheron Constantin. An attractive 18K gold and platinum openface keyless lever dress watch with Breguet numerals and American case

    SIGNED VACHERON & CONSTANTIN, GENÈVE, RETAILED BY EDMOND E. ROBERT, NEW YORK, MOVEMENT NO. 391'699, CASE STAMPED EER AND NUMBERED 213'695, MOVEMENT MANUFACTURED IN 1921

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    Vacheron Constantin. An attractive 18K gold and platinum openface keyless lever dress watch with Breguet numerals and American case
    Signed Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, retailed by Edmond E. Robert, New York, movement no. 391'699, case stamped EER and numbered 213'695, movement manufactured in 1921
    Nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, silvered dial, applied gold Breguet numerals, subsidiary seconds, American made circular yellow gold case, stepped bezel, platinum snap on back with yellow gold rim, engraved triangular-shaped initials ARA to the lower half, dial and movement signed by maker, case signed by retailer
    40 mm. diam.


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    According to the Archives of Vacheron Constantin, the movement of the present watch was sold to their retailer Edmond E. Robert in New York in 1921 where it was encased.