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  • Manufacturer: Vacheron & Constantin
    Year: 1955
    Reference No: 6111
    Movement No: 508'918
    Case No: 346'933
    Model Name: Chronométre Royal
    Material: 18k yellow gold
    Calibre: Manual, cal. P1008/BS, 19 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Crocodile
    Clasp/Buckle: 18k yellow gold buckle
    Dimensions: 35mm Diameter
    Signed: Case, dial and movement signed
    Accessories: Presented with Vacheron Constantin Bulletin de Marche, Vacheron Constantin Certificate of Origin, Certificate of Origin from the Bureau Officiel de l'Etat pour le Contrôle Facultatif des Montres à Genève, Extract from Vacheron Constantin and presentation box.

  • Catalogue Essay

    Almost every significant watch brand has an iconic watch that collectors adore, from the Reverso to the Submariner. Vacheron Constantin is probably best known for the Chronomètre Royal.

    The Chronomètre Royal Vacheron Constantin Genève became a registered trademark on May 28th, 1907 when the first pocket-watch bearing this prestigious name was presented. Thereafter, the name was used on only those fitted with a chronometer certified movement.

    This is a beautiful example of a reference 6111, showing the fullness of its case proportions. The warm, silvered dial with applied and faceted hour markers combines purity and elegance that is typical of the period.

    Sold with its original fitted box, Vacheron & Constantin Certificate of Origin, Chronomètre Royal Bulletin de Marche, extract, booklet and swing tag bearing the movement number, this watch is ‘as good as it gets’ for the discerning collector.

Σ128

Ref. 6111
A rare and elegant yellow gold chronometer wristwatch presented with box and original certificates

1955
35mm Diameter
Case, dial and movement signed

Estimate
CHF12,000 - 18,000 

Sold for CHF25,000

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Nathalie Monbaron
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Geneva Watch Auction: TWO

Geneva Auction 7 & 8 November 2015 6:30pm