29 May 2008
VACHERON CONSTANTIN, "MERCATOR"
FINE AND UNUSUAL, 18K GOLD SELF-WINDING WRISTWATCH WITH RETROGRADE HANDS, MADE TO COMMEMORATE THE 400TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH OF GERARDUS MERCATOR, A FAMOUS CARTOGRAPHER AND HUMANIST
REF. 43050, CIRCA 1994
Calibre 1120/2, 36 jewels, beryllium balance, central rotor with 21k gold segment inscribed "1594-Gérard Mercator-1994", the 22k gold dial painted with a map of different continents, double sector for the hour and minute, gold hands in the shape of a marine compass reminiscent of the one used by Gerardus Mercator, in two-part case, transparent back with serrated edge, 18k gold VC deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
Diameter: 36 mm.
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Accompanied by a Vacheron Constantin presentation box and certificate.
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