Vacheron "bauble"

Here's a little something you don't see too often. It's my latest watch...well sort of...  Vacheron "bauble"

I did see one of these at the Vacheron Manufacture on my recent visit.

Its a paperweight but quite unique.

I finally found one on eB*y

and here it is:

Vacheron "bauble"

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Vacheron "bauble"

very cool, love !!! (nt)
08/18/2007 - 10:57

nt

Too cool! It looks 3-D. Do you see the strap loop from the side?....
08/18/2007 - 22:00

You can even see the VC buckle.  I can't quite identify a specific Malte model.  Congratulations--It's a great find.  Gee, it'd sure make a great prize for a Lounger if Alex could come up with another one.......    Meanwhile we'll just keep thinking about that Swiss Army knife he has.......

Nicholas

Re: Too cool! It looks 3-D. Do you see the strap loop from the side?
08/19/2007 - 03:24

LOL

It is 3-D, Nicholas.

You can see the buckle from the side but you have to angle it a bit. Its actually visible from all sides, top and bottom. From the bottom you can see the half maltese cross of the tang buckle.

Maybe Alex can find out how it was done ??

you know that that paper weigh is really rare? VC just made a
08/19/2007 - 11:00

few about 4-5 years ago and I've never managed to put my hands on one!

The watch is made by laser etching!!

Hey I want one!! Looks like a malte Dual time regulator, congrats when
08/18/2007 - 23:55

you're not presenting a cool new watch you're presenting a funky collector item :-)

Re: Hey I want one!! Looks like a malte Dual time regulator, congrats
08/19/2007 - 03:26

Its quite a coincidence.

I saw it from outside one of the VC offices while touring their building and I thought "I gotta get me one of those!"

Et voila, one appears on eBay.

very original item ! congrats (nt)
08/19/2007 - 01:01

nt

Waaa!! Very nice!!
08/19/2007 - 12:59

I love these laser made "souvenirs"....so, with a watch inside...I am found of LoooL