The present watch is amongst the most impressive tourbillon watches by Vacheron Constantin ever offered at auction.
According to the archives of Vacheron Constantin, its movement including dial were made in 1934. The same year the watch participated at the Category A timing contests at the Geneva Observatory where it achieved 854 points. The renowned precision adjusters Edmond Olivier had prepared and adjusted it for the contest. It then remained in Vacheron Constantin's stock until 1991 when it was encased in the present case and sold.
It is important to mention that the present watch combines all aspects of the highest quality, making it a superb example for the demanding collector: One of the most discerning complications, the tourbillon regulator, fitted in a state of the art gold case with hidden hinges and the excellent overall condition.