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Auction: Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches
was auctioned on: 15 May 2006
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Vacheron Constantin A very unusual and rare gilt metal two t...

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Estimate: CHF3,000 - CHF4,000
ca. US$2,461 - US$3,281
Price realised:  CHF3,600
ca. US$2,953
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Vacheron Constantin. A very unusual and rare gilt metal two train 8-day travel timepiece with alarm
SIGNED VACHERON & CONSTANTIN, GENEVE, 8 DAYS, NO. 114'735, MANUFACTURED IN 1926
Vacheron Constantin. A very unusual and rare gilt metal two train 8-day travel timepiece with alarm Signed Vacheron & Constantin, Geneve, 8 Days, No. 114'735, manufactured in 1926 The circular nickel-finished jewelled two train movement wound by turning the crown to either side, bimetallic compensation balance, alarm on one polished steel hammer onto a gong, the white enamel dial with luminous Arabic numerals, luminous hands, two subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds and alarm time, in circular gilt case with hinged back, the alarm set by depressing a button in the large ball-shaped crown, all set within a suede travel case with gilt wine leaves decoration to the top, the inside with hinged stand to keep the watch in an upright position when opened, case and dial signed 64 mm. diam.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches
Date of the auction: 15 May 2006
Address: Christie's
15 May 2006, Geneva