24 April 2008
VACHERON CONSTANTIN. A FINE AND RARE LIMITED EDITION PLATINUM SEMI-SKELETONIZED AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH DAY AND RETROGRADE DATE
SIGNED VACHERON CONSTANTIN, GENEVE, "RETROGRADE DATE"", NO. 39/247, MOVEMENT NO. 887520, CASE NO. 768562, REF. 47245, CIRCA 2002
Cal. 1126/1 nickel-finished lever movement, 36 jewels, glucydur balance, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, 21k gold-edged rotor, semi-skeletonized dial with applied triangular numerals, retrograde sector for date, subsidiary dial for day at 6 o'clock, circular case with stepped bezel, the sapphire crystal display back secured by four screws, case, dial and movement signed, with a platinum Vacheron Constantin buckle
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Accompanied by Vacheron Constantin cardboard slipcase, wood presentation box, setting pin, polishing cloth, certificate and instructions.
The present watch represents number 39 in a limited series of 247 pieces produced by Vacheron Constantin.
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