12 May 2008
Vacheron Constantin. A fine 18K gold triple calendar wristwatch
Signed Vacheron & Constantin, Geneve, ref. 4240, movement no. 429'489, case no. 273'738, manufactured in 1942
Cal. 12'' 1/2 455 nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, the silvered matte dial with applied gold dot and baton numerals, outer Arabic date ring with central date hand, two windows for day and month, subsidiary seconds, in circular case with ribbed band, downturned lugs, snap on back, case, dial and movement signed
35 mm. diam.
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According to the Archives of Vacheron Constantin, the present watch was manufactured in 1942.
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