1946 Vacheron Constantin 18k gold vintage watch - SOLD
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This very special watch comes from the private collection of Doc, well-known in the Vacheron Constantin international community and one of the foremost experts on Vacheron worldwide. Doc is an aficionado and collector and a regular contributor to the official Vacheron Constantin forum The Hour Lounge, of which Doc was one of the founders. If you go to the hour lounge site you will find countless posts and discussions by Doc. Please watch my auctions as I will be listing more of Doc’s lovely Vacheron watches. Also, Doc will write a personal letter to the new owner of this lovely watch, which adds greatly to the provenance.
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The important point about buying a watch from a serious collector such as Doc is that you are safe in the knowledge that the watch has been carefully chosen with an expert eye and looked after extremely carefully.
This beautiful Vacheron Constantin [Ref 4034] watch is very special. Dating from 1946, the watch is in excellent all original condition - a collectors dream. The watch was purchased by Doc at Antiquorum in 2006. This is your chance to own a very special premium collection standard watch. According to Vacheron, the watch was bought on 8th December 1947 by a member of the US armed forces, based in Germany. Vacheron also state that only 20-30 of this watch were made.
The watch features a gleaming solid 18ct gold case, 17 jewel hand wound movement [Cal 435/3C] and an unrestored dial. The photos of the watch do not do justice to this beautiful watch so if you like the photos you will be thrilled with the actual watch.
A note about Vacheron Constantin. Vacheron made their first watch in 1755 and are history’s oldest watch makers in continuous production since. They began making watches almost 100 years earlier than Patek Philippe. Along with Patek they are acknowledged to be the world’s finest watchmaker.....to read more and see other watches for sale visit www.tempussuisse.com,
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