29 May 2008,
Price realised HKD 137,500
Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 100,000
VACHERON CONSTANTIN, "OVERSEAS CHRONOGRAPH"
18K GOLD SELF-WINDING CHRONOGRAPH ANTI-MAGNETIC BRACELET WATCH WITH DATE DISPLAY
REF. 49140, CIRCA 1993
Calibre 1137, 37 jewels, 18k gold rotor, the silvery dial with gold applied tritium-coated hour markers, outer minute divisions on engine-turned ring, three engine-turned subdials for small seconds, minute and hour counters, double aperture for the date, in three-part case, brushed and polished, stylised bezel, engraved back fastened by eight screws, integrated 18k gold VC bracelet, case, dial and movement signed
Dimensions: 40 x 46 mm.
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