Description

    Vacheron & Constantin Rare and Unique Chonometre Royal World Time Desk Clock, circa 1915
    Case: 70 mm, copper, flat snap back, four side posts, top post for winding and setting, glass crystal, angled burlwood desk case with 4 1/2 inch base
    Dial: three piece, outermost world city locations, rotating 24 hour ring with black numerals, golden central time dial with applied rose gold Arabic numerals and triangle markers, pointed rose gold batons
    Movement: "Chronometre Royal", 48.5 mm nickel bridge, No. 368545, 20 jewels, wolf's tooth winding, bi-metallic balance with gold timing screws, straight line lever escapement, swan's neck regulator spring, fausse de cotes decoration
    Signed: movement signed Chronometre Royal, dial signed Vacheron & Constantin Geneve

    Note: It is likely that this rare and fine world time clock is one-of-a kind. Our research has shown no other examples to have ever been offered for sale.


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Vacheron & Constantin Rare and Unique Chonometre Royal World Time Desk Clock
    Dial: golden, applied rose gold Arabic numerals, markers
    Hands; rose gold batons
    Metal: copper case
    Case Info: two body, flat snap back, four posts
    Case Width: 70 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: 48.5 mm nickel bridge, No. 368545, wolf's tooth winding, 20 jewels, bi-metallic balance with gold timing screws, straight line lever escapement, swan's neck regulator spring, fausse de cotes decoration
    Circa: 1915
    Condition: case, dial, and movement all in very very good condition


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    May, 2009
    12th-13th Tuesday-Wednesday
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