Vacheron Constantin 1940s Rare Rectangular Case 18k Cal 458/1B 27mm Manual WindVacheron Constantin
For auction is a 1940's Vacheron Constantin caliber 458/1b unusual fancy case 18k yellow gold manual winding 27mm with big 20mm lug width two tone fancy silvered dial. A really exceptional and unusual piece with a very infrequently seen case. The 27mm size is actually a very nice size for a non-round watch; it wears fairly big especially due to the 20mm lug width. The dial has a very pleasing patina with some areas of darkening edge. Caseback has an interesting engraving: CHS Jr. A very special vintage Vacheron.
Diameter: 27 mm w/out crown, 28 mm w/crown, 39 mm lug to lug
Lug Width: 20 mm at the lugs tapering to 14 mm (will take a 20 mm strap)
Height: 8 mm
Power-reserve: 34 hours
Water Resistance: N/A
Gram Weight: 35 grams
Movement: Vacheron caliber 458/1b manual winding
Strap/Bracelet: Welsbro Black and Tan wild boar Italian leather strap with 18k gold original Vacheron tang buckle
Case: 18k yellow gold rectangular fancy case with stylized claw triple stepped lugs, original crown, engraved caseback
Dial: Original Bi-tonal silver with small subsidiary seconds subdial, applied baton markers, applied roman numerals
Condition: 80% (8.0 of 10): dial with some patina, nice case condition, working correctly
Box/Papers: Watch only
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