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    Vacheron Constantin, Extremely Rare and Fine Calatrava Retailed by Cartier, 18k Gold, Circa 1957
    Case: 18k gold, two body case, screwdown case back, No. 359475
    Dial: silver with applied gold baton hour markers, gold baton hands
    Movement: VC Cal. 1001, manual wind, rhodium finished, Geneva Seal, No. 530179
    Band: leather
    Signed: Vacheron Constantin on case and movement, Vacheron Constantin and Cartier on dial


    Condition Report*: Type: Vacheron Constantin, Extremely Rare and Fine Calatrava Retailed by Cartier, 18k Gold, Circa 1957
    Signed: Vacheron Constantin on case and movement, Vacheron Constantin and Cartier on dial
    Dial: silver with applied gold baton hour markers
    Hands: gold baton hands
    Metal: 18k gold
    Case: #No. 359475
    Case Info: two body case, screwdown case back
    Case Width: 34.5mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: VC Cal. 1001, manual wind, rhodium finished, Geneva Seal, No. 530179
    Band: leather
    Circa: 1957
    Condition: This timepiece is presented in excellent preserved condition. The case is preserved with exceptional toning throughout. the case shows typical signs of daily wear through its life with light scratching and small indentations that require a loupe to see. Import stamp on case side and hand engraved Cartier inventory numbers are clearly visible under top left and bottom right lugs. The dual signature silver dial is excellent and also preserved with no obvious damage by moisture typically seen. Movement runs and sets as it should. Service is recommended for daily use and timekeeping accuracy.
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    9th Monday
    Auction Dates
    December
    8th Tuesday
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