Lot 97
  • 97

Vacheron Constantin

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 CHF
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Description

  • 'Cabriolet', 1965, no.577589, ref.6665; a rare square cabriolet wristwatch

18k, damascened circular nickel lever movement, 18 jewels, mono-metallic balance, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, silvered dial, applied baton numerals, subsidiary seconds, square case hinged into a framed outer section, case, dial and movement signed.

Catalogue Note

A very similar wristwatch is illustrated in Lambelet & Coen, The World of Vacheron Constantin, 1992, p.250.

Very unusual for its hinged case top, few examples of the model appear to have been manufactured.

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