With Vacheron Constantin Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1942 and a fitted veneered presentation box and outer packaging.
The present watch is one of the rarest and most desirable chronographs by Vacheron Constantin to be offered at auction in recent years.
It is distinguished by its superb and exceedingly rare three-tone silvered dial with typical early 1940s, very symmetrical sector design, the blackened applied hour markers and the pulsation scale. The overhaul appeal is further underlined by its stainless steel case of timeless, classical shape, one of Vacheron Constantin's landmark models.
The watch furthermore impresses by it overall very good condition. The case shows only minimal wear and has not suffered from polishing. In fact, its proportions remain crisp, most evident to the beholders eye are the sharp edges of the lugs. The charismatic dial reflects a great shine with no signs of any restoration and enhances the overall look of this extraordinary wristwatch, a rare treasure for the demanding collector.