VACHERON CONSTANTIN. A FINE AND RARE 18K GOLD SELF-WINDING WRISTWATCH WITH CLOISONNE ENAMEL DIAL
Signed Vacheron Constantin, Geneve, Model Mercator, Case No. 684302, circa 1998
Cal. 1120/2, with nickel-finished lever movement, 36 jewels, 21k gold-rimmed rotor engraved 1594 Gerard Mercator 1994, the fine polychrome cloisonné enamel dial depicting the twelve animals of the Chinese Zodiac, the time indicated by hands resembling legs of the early hand-held compasses used by Gerard Mercator, both moving in an arc over two sectors calibrated for 12 hours and 60 minutes with Arabic numerals, the circular case with stepped bezel and fluted lugs, glazed display snap on back, together with an 18k gold Vacheron Constantin buckle, case, dial and movement signed
36 mm. diam.