A fantastic selection of vintage Vacheron Constantin chronographs will be auctioned by Phillips Watches on Nov 7-8 in Geneva. Unfortunately I was not able to photograph all the chronos but from what i saw conditions were amazing!
Lot 129 Ref 4072 from 1940. Estimate CHF 30,000-CHF 50,000
yellow gold with a superb 2 tone silver dial
Lot 133, Ref 4178 from 1949 Estimate CHF 40,000-CHF 70,000
Yellow gold with two tone gold dial
Lot 176 Ref 4072 from 1942 Estimate CHF 25,000-CHF 50,000
pink gold with pink gold dial
Lot 178 Ref 6026 from 1955 Estimate CHF 30,000-CHF 50,000
Pink gold. One of the rare VC chronographs that I had never seen in the metal but only in pictures and not sure will see anymore in the near future considering their rarity. Made for just one year!
Lot 179 Ref 4083 from 1941 Estimate CHF 50,000-CHF 80,000
Extremely rare, extremely beautiful and original with its scroll lugs
Lot 180 Ref 4072 from 1950 Estimate CHF 80,000-CHF 140,000
In a rare steel case and rose gold markers providing for a subtle contrast