12 May 2008
Vacheron Constantin. An unusual 18K gold trapezoid-shaped wristwatch with box
Signed Vacheron & Constantin, Geneve, movement no. 420'045, case no. 263'444, manufactured in 1937
Cal. RA 9''95 circular nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, the silvered matte dial with applied gold dot and Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, in trapezoid-shaped case with curved sides, hooded cylindrical lugs to the top, enlarged downturned lugs to the bottom, curved snap on back, case, dial and movement signed
23 mm. wide & 33 mm. overall length
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Prominently illustrated and described in Die schönsten Armbanduhren vergangener Jahrzehnte by Giampiero Negretti/Franco Nencini, p. 298.
According to the Archives of Vacheron Constantin, the present watch was manufactured in 1937.
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