Hotel Richemond, Geneva
18 May 2004
Vacheron Constantin. A fine silver openface keyless lever deck watch with sweep centre seconds
Signed Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, movement no. 454868, case no. 286279, manufactured in 1944
Cal. 12"166, with gilt-finished fully jewelled lever movement, Guillaume balance, micrometer regulator, silver cuvette, the silvered matt dial with Arabic numerals, outer five minute divisons, blued steel spade hands, subsidiary seconds, in plain circular case with engraved admiralty markings to the hinged back, case, dial and movement signed
60 mm. diam.
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