• Lot 2936

    VACHERON CONSTANTIN, "MERCATOR"

    FINE AND UNUSUAL, 950 PLATINUM SELF-WINDING WRISTWATCH WITH RETROGRADE HANDS, MADE TO COMMEMORATE THE 400TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH OF GERARDUS MERCATOR, A FAMOUS CARTOGRAPHER AND HUMANIST

    REF. 43050, CIRCA 1994

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    VACHERON CONSTANTIN, "MERCATOR"

    FINE AND UNUSUAL, 950 PLATINUM SELF-WINDING WRISTWATCH WITH RETROGRADE HANDS, MADE TO COMMEMORATE THE 400TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH OF GERARDUS MERCATOR, A FAMOUS CARTOGRAPHER AND HUMANIST
    REF. 43050, CIRCA 1994

    Calibre 1120/2, extra-flat, 36 jewels, beryllium balance, central rotor with 21k gold segment inscribed "1594-Gérard Mercator-1994", the silvery dial depicting a map of different continents, double sector for the hour and minute, white gold hands in the shape of a marine compass reminiscent of the one used by Gerardus Mercator, in two-part case, transparent back with serrated edge, 18k white gold VC deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    Diameter: 36 mm.


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    US$13,000-19,500
    EUR8,300-12,500

    Accompanied by a Vacheron Constantin presentation box.