- A FINE YELLOW GOLD AUTOMATIC DOUBLE RETROGRADE WRISTWATCH
REF 43050 MVT 797904 CASE 656809 MERCATOR CIRCA 1994
- diameter 36 mm, thickness 8.5 mm
The "Mercator" series was first introduced in 1994 to commemorate Gerardus Mercator, the famous cartographer and humanist, on the 400th anniversary of his death. The case is inspired by a 1940s Vacheron Constantin model known as the "Geographique". The various dials depict the map of Americas or Australia, Europe, Africa and Asia as drawn by Gerardus Mercator in 1587.