6 December 2002
Vacheron & Constantin. A fine and rare 18K gold five minute repeating wristwatch
Signed Vacheron & Constantin, Geneve, retailed by J.E. Caldwell & Co., Philadelphia, circa 1946
With nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance, five minute repeating on two gongs, the silvered engine-turned dial with applied gold Arabic and dagger numerals to the outer silvered matte chapter ring, the circular case with teardrop lugs, snap on back, repeat slide in the band, together with an 18K gold buckle, case and dial signed by maker, movement signed by maker and retailer
33 mm. diam.
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Five minute repeating wristwatch by Vacheron & Constantin are exceptionally rare.
Please note this movement is numbered 172204.
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