10 November 2014
Vacheron Constantin. A fine 18K pink gold hunter case minute repeating keyless lever watch
Signed Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, Répétition à quarts et minutes, demie-chronomètre, no. 171'500, manufactured in 1890
Cal. 17''' gilt-finished fully jewelled lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance, minute repeating on two polished steel hammers onto a gong, gold cuvette, white enamel dial, Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, plain circular case, repeating slide in the band, case numbered, cuvette signed and numbered, movement signed
54 mm. diam.
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According to the Archives of Vacheron & Constantin, the present watch was manufactured in 1890.
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