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    Sale 1353

    Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches

    12 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 237

    Vacheron Constantin. An unusual 18K gold trapezoid-shaped wristwatch with box

    SIGNED VACHERON & CONSTANTIN, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 420'045, CASE NO. 263'444, MANUFACTURED IN 1937

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    Vacheron Constantin. An unusual 18K gold trapezoid-shaped wristwatch with box
    Signed Vacheron & Constantin, Geneve, movement no. 420'045, case no. 263'444, manufactured in 1937
    Cal. RA 9''95 circular nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, the silvered matte dial with applied gold dot and Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, in trapezoid-shaped case with curved sides, hooded cylindrical lugs to the top, enlarged downturned lugs to the bottom, curved snap on back, case, dial and movement signed
    23 mm. wide & 33 mm. overall length


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    According to the Archives of Vacheron Constantin, the present watch was manufactured in 1937.

    Literature

    Prominently illustrated and described in Die schönsten Armbanduhren vergangener Jahrzehnte by Giampiero Negretti/Franco Nencini, p. 298.