30 November 2005
VACHERON CONSTANTIN. A FINE PLATINUM AUTOMATIC DOUBLE RETROGRADE WRISTWATCH
Signed Vacheron Constantin, Geneve, Model Mercator, Case No. 674101, circa 1996
With nickel-finished lever movement, 36 jewels, 21k gold rimmed rotor with engraved inscription 1594 - Gerard Mercator - 1994, the silvered dial with black enamel and etched map of Europe, Africa and Asia, the time indicated by hands resembling legs of the early hand-held compasses used by Gerardus 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, fluted lugs, glazed display snap on back, together with a platinum Vacheron Constantin deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
36 mm. diam.
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This watch is accompanied by a Vacheron Constantin presentation box with outer packaging, Certificate, manual and loupe.
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