Description

    Vacheron & Constantin Rare Silver Deck Watch For The British Hydrographic Service, Original Dennison Wood & Brass Box
    Case: sterling silver, four body, No. 278393, hinged back with H.S.2 mark and broad arrow, 59 mm
    Dial: enamel, Arabic numerals, black minute track, sub seconds with arrow mark, double swell blued steel spade hands
    Movement: No. 396848, rhodium finish, fausses cotes decoration, 19 jewels, straight line lever escapement, anibal-brass Guillaume balance with gold timing screws, blued steel Breguet balance spring, unique precision regulator with vernier scale
    Signed: triple signed Vacheron & Constantin, with original mahogany transport box, inner brass can with threaded bezel marked "Dennison British Made 416"


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Vacheron & Constantin Rare Silver Deck Watch For The British Hydrographic Service, Original Dennison Wood & Brass Box
    Model: No. 6848
    Dial: enamel, Arabic numerals
    Hands; blue spades
    Metal: sterling silver
    Case No: 278393
    Case Info: four body, "bassine"
    Case Width: 59 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 396848, rhodium finish, fausses cotes decoration, 19 jewels, straight line lever escapement, anibal-brass Guillaume balance with gold timing screws, blued steel Breguet balance spring, unique precision regulator with vernier scale
    Circa: 1930's
    Condition: movement is extremely nice and running, dial is superb, case is also very choice and nice, box is good with light scratches, small dent to the brass bezel


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    22nd Thursday
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