29 October 1996,
New York, Park Avenue
Price realised USD 4,600
USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
VACHERON AND CONSTANTIN. AN UNUSUAL 18 CARAT GOLD, LAPIS LAZULI AND DIAMOND-SET KEYLESS LEVER PENDANT WATCH
signed vacheron and constantin, retailed by black, starr and frost, circa 1920
With nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, bi-metallic compensation balance, 18 carat gold cuvette, the white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, red Arabic five minute divisions, subsidiary seconds, the case set with lapis lazuli surround by diamond-set scroll motif, together with an 18 carat gold, lapis lazuli and diamond-set pendant, movement signed, dial and movement signed by retailer.
31 mm. diam.
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