Description: • cal. 2460 WT automatic nickel lever movement, stamped by the seal of Geneva, 27 jewels, mono metallic balance, 22k gold rotor • white dial, pink gold applied baton indexes, translucent anthracite chapter ring calibrated for 24 hours, pink gold hands, center seconds, innermost chapter ring with thirty seven cities, and a
Lambert Projection world map center field, outermost minute divisions • 18k pink gold case, down turned lugs, sapphire crystal display back secured by 6 screws •
case, dial, and movement signed • with an 18k pink gold
Vacheron Constantin double folding clasp
Dimensions: diameter 42.5 mm
Condition Report: CASE Case in overall good condition with light wear and superficial scuffs. Bezel with some scuffs and surface marks at 12, and between 6 and 7. Left side case band with some wear. Case overall may benefit from light cleaning. World time function working properly. Buckle with some wear. DIAL Dial in excellent condition MOVEMENT World time function working properly. The movement is running at time of cataloging, however it was not tested for the accuracy of time or duration of the power reserve and may need service at the buyer's discretion. Please note that Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement. ***Please be advised that the bands on this watch are made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) and thus not sold with the watch, they are for display purposes only. We will remove these bands prior to international shipping.***
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"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
**Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping."