a superbe array of vintage chronographs to be auctioned by Phillips this week end

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

a superbe array of vintage chronographs to be auctioned by Phillips this week enda superbe array of vintage chronographs to be auctioned by Phillips this week end

 

Lot 133, Ref 4178 from 1949 Estimate CHF 40,000-CHF 70,000

Yellow gold with two tone gold dial

a superbe array of vintage chronographs to be auctioned by Phillips this week enda superbe array of vintage chronographs to be auctioned by Phillips this week end

 

Lot 176 Ref 4072 from 1942 Estimate CHF 25,000-CHF 50,000

pink gold with pink gold dial

a superbe array of vintage chronographs to be auctioned by Phillips this week enda superbe array of vintage chronographs to be auctioned by Phillips this week end

 

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!

a superbe array of vintage chronographs to be auctioned by Phillips this week enda superbe array of vintage chronographs to be auctioned by Phillips this week end

 

Lot 179 Ref 4083 from 1941 Estimate CHF 50,000-CHF 80,000

Extremely rare, extremely beautiful and original with its scroll lugs

a superbe array of vintage chronographs to be auctioned by Phillips this week end

a superbe array of vintage chronographs to be auctioned by Phillips this week end

 

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

a superbe array of vintage chronographs to be auctioned by Phillips this week enda superbe array of vintage chronographs to be auctioned by Phillips this week end

Lot 176
11/05/2015 - 19:44

That 4072 is my cup of tea. Delish.

Re: a superbe array of vintage chronographs to be auctioned by Phillips this week end
11/07/2015 - 19:07
Lot 129 for me! But I actually like 47101, mix of old and new.
Results
11/08/2015 - 22:21

Lot 129 - sold for 52.500 CHF

Lot 133 - sold for 81.250 CHF

Lot 176 - sold for 35.000 CHF

Lot 178 - sold for 60.000 CHF

Lot 179 - not sold

Lot 180 - sold for 100.000 CHF

 

Also beautiful monopusher 3307 (lot 132) was sold for 125.000

Results

Re: Results
11/09/2015 - 20:29
What a watch! Thanks for posting.