VACHERON & CONSTANTIN. A LIMITED EDITION 18K PINK GOLD SELF-WINDING WRISTWATCH
SIGNED VACHERON & CONSTANTIN, GENÈVE, MODEL MERCATOR, NO. 5/30, CIRCA 1998
With nickel finished lever movement, 36 jewels, 21K gold rimmed rotor, the gilt dial depicting a map of 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 and lugs, together with an 18K pink gold Vacheron & Constantin double deployant clasp, accompanied with a Certificate of Authenticity, Certificate of Origin and Guarantee, loupe, Vacheron & Constantin fitted wooden presentation box and outer packaging, case, dial and movement signed
35 mm. diam.
The Mercator has been produced since 1994 to honour the memory of the famous cartographer and humanist Gerardus Mercator.