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31 October 2020 | Monaco | Lot 80

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Vacheron Constantin Very Elegant and Rare Triple Calendar Wristwatch in Yellow Gold, Reference 4240, With Fancy Lugs

Estimate € 9,000 – 18,000

Model: Triple calendar
Reference: 4240
Case Material: Yellow gold
Bracelet Material: Leather strap
Year: 1940s
Movement: Manual
Caliber: V485
Case N°: 302491
Movement N°: 463499
Dimensions: 35 mm
Signed: Case, dial, movement

The present lot is an elegant specimen with a triple calendar produced by Vacheron Constantin. It is an exponent of the reference 4240, launched in 1942, available in the course of years cased in pink, white or yellow gold and with or without moon phase display, such as this watch. The present watch displays a very attractive 35 mm fluted band case in yellow gold with claw lugs preserved in very nice conditions with a slight principle of oxidation. The red day and month are indicated via apertures and the date via a central hand showing against a wonderful two-tone champagne dial with red calendar track. With applied Arabic and baton numerals, the elegance of this timepiece it’s extremely popular.