VACHERON CONSTANTIN. A FINE 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC DOUBLE RETROGRADE WRISTWATCH

Lot №: 47733
Estimate: $8,384 - 12,254
31 May 2006
Sold price
$11,609

Description

VACHERON CONSTANTIN. A FINE 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC DOUBLE RETROGRADE WRISTWATCHSIGNED VACHERON CONSTANTIN, GENEVE, MODEL MERCATOR, CASE NO. 673845, CIRCA 1996With nickel-finished lever movement, 36 jewels, 21k gold rimmed rotor with engraved inscription 1594 - Gerard Mercator - 1994, the gilt dial with black enamel and etched map of the Americas and Australia, the time indicated by hands resembling legs of the early hand-held compasses used by Gerard 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 an 18k gold Vacheron Constantin deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed36 mm. diam.
Brand: VACHERON CONSTANTINN°