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    Vacheron & Constantin, Important And Rare Large Gold Minute Repeating Pocket Watch With Split Second Chronograph, Retailed By Casa L & E Fabre, Buenos Aires, circa 1890's
    Case: 56 mm, 18k yellow gold, massive, four body, back with blue and red "B" and "V" monogram, gold cuvette engraved "Vacheron & Constantin, Geneve, Fabricado para la casa L & E Fabre, Buenos Aires", 175465
    Dial: enamel, radial red Arabic numerals, red minute divisions and five minute/second numerals, outermost 1/5th second divisions, subsidiary seconds with red numerals , gold spade hands and blued steel hands
    Movement: signed Vacheron & Constantin, superior quality gilt movement, straight line lever escapement, 36 jewels, bi-metallic compensated balance with Breguet spring, micrometric regulator, swan's neck spring, jeweled to the hammers, pin setting
    Signed: Vacheron & Constantin on the case, dial and movement, 171.7 grams gross weight




    Condition Report*: Type: Vacheron & Constantin, Important And Rare Large Gold Minute Repeating Pocket Watch With Split Second Chronograph, Retailed By Casa L & E Fabre, Buenos Aires, circa 1890's
    Dial: enamel, radial red Arabic numerals, red minute divisions and five minute/second numerals, outermost 1/5th second divisions, subsidiary seconds with red numerals
    Hands: gold spade hands and blued steel hands
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 171.7 grams gross weight
    Case: #175465
    Case Info: massive, four body, back with blue and red "B" and "V" monogram, gold cuvette engraved "Vacheron & Constantin, Geneve, Fabricado para la casa L & E Fabre, Buenos Aires"
    Case Width: 56 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: signed Vacheron & Constantin, superior quality gilt movement, straight line lever escapement, 36 jewels, bi-metallic compensated balance with Breguet spring, micrometric regulator, swan's neck spring, jeweled to the hammers, pin setting
    Condition: This timepiece presents in very fine and impressive condition. The rare red numeral dial is excellent with no visible flaws. The movement runs and the chronograph and split functions are working. The repeat is chiming very well with a loud, clear and pleasant tone. The case is good. A very tiny area of the red enamel is missing at the top of the initial "V". Heritage does not guarantee timekeeping accuracy. We always recommend servicing for daily use and timekeeping accuracy
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2020
    8th Tuesday
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