31 May 2005
VACHERON CONSTANTIN. A FINE LIMITED EDITION 18K GOLD TONNEAU-SHAPED SELF-WINDING WRISTWATCH WITH POWER RESERVE AND DATE
Signed Vacheron Constantin, Geneve, Model Jubilée 240, 1995
With nickel-finished lever movement, 45 jewels, mono-metallic compensation balance, gold-rimmed rotor, the textured silvered dial with applied Roman numerals, fan-shaped sector for power reserve indication, subsidiary dials for date and constant seconds, the tonneau-shaped case with and fluted lugs, back secured by four screws, together with an 18K gold Vacheron Constantin double deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
33 mm. wide.
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This watch is accompanied by a Vacheron Constantin presentation box with outer packaging, Certificate, brochure and adjustment tool
This model was produced for the 240th anniversary of Vacheron Constantin in 1995.
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