VACHERON CONSTANTIN. A RARE AND IMPORTANT 18K GOLD MINUTE REPEATING PERPETUAL CALENDAR OPENFACE KEYLESS LEVER SPLIT-SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH WATCH WITH MOON PHASES

Lot №: 64485
Estimate: $40,000 - 60,000
17 December 2013
Sold price
$106 250

Description

Vacheron Constantin. A Rare and Important 18k Gold Minute Repeating Perpetual Calendar Openface Keyless Lever Split-Seconds Chronograph Watch With Moon PhasesSigned Vacheron & Constantin, Genéve, Movement No. 370'782, Case No. 228'936, Manufactured in 1914Nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance, minute repeating on two hammers on to two gongs, repeat activated through a slide in the band, micrometer regulator, wolf's tooth winding, hinged cuvette engraved Vacheron Constantin, Genéve, Chronometre, white enamel dial, black Breguet numerals, outer calibrated fifth seconds ring with Arabic fifth divisions, four subsidiary dials for month combined with leap year indication, day and date, constant seconds combined with phases of the moon and lunar calendar, polished circular case with blue champlevé enamel initials FPV to the back, split-seconds chronograph mechanism operated through the crown and a button in the band, case, cuvette, dial, and movement signed50mm diam.