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Lot 212
  • 212

Vacheron Constantin

Estimate
80,000 - 120,000 CHF
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Description

  • A FINE AND RARE 18K PINK GOLD HUNTING CASED MINUTE REPEATING PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH WATCH WITH MOON-PHASESMVT 349194 CASE 213874 MADE IN 1916
  • yellow gold
  • diameter 54 mm
• cal. RA 19'' nickel lever movement, 38 jewels, precision regulator, two polished steel hammers minute repeating on coiled gongs • signed gold cuvette • white enamel dial, Arabic numerals, sunken subsidiary dials for day in French, date, month combined with 30-minute register and leap year indication, moon-phases combined with constant seconds, outer minute scale with 1/5th of a second division • heavy gold case, push button for chronograph to the band and repetition slide • case and movement signed

Condition

The movement is running at the time of cataloguing, the chronograph is operating and the minute repeater has a clear and crisp sound. Dial in good condition. The heavy case has some minor scuffs but is overall in good condition.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

**Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping.

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Sotheby's cannot arrange for the delivery of Rolex watches to the United States because U.S. laws restricts the import of Rolex watches. The buyer or a designated agent may collect the property in the country of sale."