Vacheron & Constantin 1960s Disco Volante 18k White Gold Ultrathin 5mm Case RareVacheron Constantin
For auction is a mid 1960's Vacheron & Constantin Disco Volante Knife Edge caliber 1003 18k white gold 32mm ultrathin 5mm. A rare watch in a very excellent condition case it truly is ultra thin; turn it sideways and it feels as if it disappears. Set up on a blue lamb skin strap it is a subtle and sophisticated manual wind watch.
Ref #: Too minty for me or my watchmaker to attempt to mar it opening the watch; appears that it was recently at a VC service and the condition certainly would attest to that as well
Diameter: 32 mm w/out crown, 32 mm w/crown, 31 mm lug to lug
Lug Width: 18 mm at the lugs tapering to 16 mm (will take a 18 mm strap)
Height: 5 mm
Power-reserve: 34 hours
Water Resistance: N/A
Gram Weight: 27 (total gold weight unknown) grams
Movement: Vacheron & Constantin caliber 1003 two hand manual winding high grade ultrathin movement
Crystal: Beveled thin acrylic
Strap/Bracelet: Leather high grade supple blue lamb skin
Case: 18k White Gold high polished disco volante / UFO shape stepped bezel and knife edge case, caseback with what appears to be a VC service sticker, all hallmarks present, gnurled crown
Dial: Off white with elongated thin minimalist markers, thin white gold baton hands, applied logo at 12 o'clock, a light patina in the lacquer that appears over a good portion of the dial
Condition: 80% (8.0 of 10): case is very good and dial shows wear, working correctly
Box/Papers: Watch only
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