29 May 2008
VACHERON CONSTANTIN, "MALTE PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH"
EXTREMELY FINE, 950 PLATINUM MANUAL-WINDING PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH MOON-PHASE DISPLAY
REF. 47112/1, MANUFACTURED IN 2006
Calibre 1141QP, 21 jewels, monometallic screw balance, swan neck regulator, the opalescent silvered dial with white gold applied Roman 12 and dart-shaped hour markers, outer one-fifth minute divisions, "swordblade" hands, two engine-turned subdials for small seconds and minute counter, analogue date with integrated moon-phases, day, month and leap years in apertures, in three-part "officer's"-type case with hinged dustcover, fluted geometrical lugs, transparent back fastened by four screws, two chronograph pushers in the band, 950 platinum VC buckle, case, dial and movement signed
Diameter: 39 mm.
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Accompanied by a Vacheron Constantin winding box, certificate and corrector.
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