First of all a great thanks to Alex for running and extending this insightful forum. I have been following for a while and have decided it is about time now for me to transition from an observer and admirer to an owner of a Vacheron Constantin. I am a great fan of vintage watches had something from the 40's or 50's in mind as a start.
Obvisouly having read through the previous posts and as a complete rookie I am slightly concerned about falling for an inferior imitate or a Frankenwatch and thought its worth a try to ask the experts for some thoughts and advise.
I have short-listed a few models which I would be keen in acquiring and posted the pictures below. Some come with an extract from the archives others don't have a "Swiss" below the 6 on the dial but I assume that is due to the fact that they have been restorated (probably not by Vacheron directly)?
I am looking forward to hear your thoughts guys. Any advice is appreciated! Please also feel free to add any infor on model or calibre you might have. I believe # 5,6 & 7 are ladies watches as my girlfriend is thingking about getting one as well. Thanks a lot for your help!
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