Jewellery, Watches, Antiquities and Objects of Vertu

To be Sold on: 16th March 2021

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,000

A cocktail watch by Vacheron Constantin, circa 1940s, the signed cream rectangular dial with gilt Arabic numerals to the quarters, gilt hands, beneath convex glass, within barrel-shaped case secured to the reverse with two screws, between shoulders of baguette-cut synthetic rubies, and similarly set lugs, on later 18ct gold three row polished brick-link strap, clasp with sponsor’s mark LAO and London import marks for 1960, watch head width 20mm, length 15.5cm. £1,800-£2,000

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A cocktail watch by Vacheron Constantin, circa 1940s, the signed cream rectangular dial with gilt Arabic numerals to the quarters, gilt hands, beneath convex glass, within barrel-shaped case secured to the reverse with two screws, between shoulders of baguette-cut synthetic rubies, and similarly set lugs, on later 18ct gold three row polished brick-link strap, clasp with sponsor’s mark LAO and London import marks for 1960, watch head width 20mm, length 15.5cm. £1,800-£2,000

Condition Report




Dial some spotting and wear particularly around the centre, slight chip to the edge of the concave glass, and light surface wear to the glass. Synthetic rubies - even colour match throughout. Gold of the watch head untested and carat not confirmed.
Length - the clasp has various settings so length can be a minimum of 15.5cm. Gross weight 49.2gm.