Lot 206
  • 206

Vacheron Constantin

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 CHF
Sold
7,500 CHF
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Description

  • A HISTORICAL YELLOW GOLD OPEN FACED KEYLESS WATCH ACCOMPANIED WITH GOLD MEDAL
    MVT 680713 CASE 368773 CIRCA 1955
  • yellow gold
• cal. 1003 manual winding nickel lever movement, mono-metallic compensation balance, 17 jewels • silvered dial, applied baton indexes • 18k yellow case, large bezel, snap-on case back • case, dial and movement signed • with an 18k yellow gold chain

Catalogue Note

This watch belonged to Salvatore Quasimodo an Italian author and poet, Nobel Prize winner for Literature in 1959. He is considered to be one of the foremost Italian poets of the 20th century, along with Giuseppe Ungaretti and Eugenio Montale. Salvatore Quasimodo wore the present watch when he received the Noble Prize and the piece has remained in his family ever since.
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