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Vacheron Constantin. Absolutely Rare, Special and Very Attractive, Tank, Rectangular Shape Wristwatch...

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Estimate € 4000 - 8000

Model: Tank
Reference: 6840
Case Material: White Gold
Bracelet Material: Leather Strap
Year: 1950's
Movement: Manual
Caliber: 1003
Case N°: 401803
Movement N°: 580813
Dimensions: 25 x 32 mm
Signed: Dial, Movement and Case

Vacheron Constantin stands as the world’s oldest watch brand, boasting an uninterrupted production history since its inception in 1755 by Jean-Marc Vacheron. In a mere fortnight, the atelier crafted its inaugural models featuring intricate “complications.” The pivotal year 1819 marked a momentous union with Francois Constantin, giving rise to the esteemed Vacheron Constantin house a trailblazer in the creation of some of the most exquisite and complex mechanical watches globally. The brand’s narrative is one of ceaseless invention and innovation at the pinnacle of horology. Vacheron’s collections embody various facets of watchmaking, interpreting timeless classicism and elegance. Over its centuries-long journey, Vacheron Constantin encountered challenges, including the Great Depression. Yet, these trials did not impede the company from producing exceptionally crafted timepieces that stood out for their design. The showcased rectangular watch, created around the 1950s during a period of fervor and adversity, echoes the sinuous lines characteristic of Art Deco aesthetics prevalent at that time. The strategic use of white gold and Florentine finishing in the case design proves to be a triumphant choice, imparting preciousness and dynamism to the timepiece. The blue dial, adorned with baton indexes, and hands, pays homage to the glories of a bygone era. A rare beauty, this Vacheron Constantin exemplifies classicism and exclusive elegance, the very essence of the brand’s distinguished legacy.

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Estimate € 4000 - 8000

Model: Tank
Reference: 6840
Case Material: White Gold
Bracelet Material: Leather Strap
Year: 1950's
Movement: Manual
Caliber: 1003
Case N°: 401803
Movement N°: 580813
Dimensions: 25 x 32 mm
Signed: Dial, Movement and Case

Vacheron Constantin stands as the world’s oldest watch brand, boasting an uninterrupted production history since its inception in 1755 by Jean-Marc Vacheron. In a mere fortnight, the atelier crafted its inaugural models featuring intricate “complications.” The pivotal year 1819 marked a momentous union with Francois Constantin, giving rise to the esteemed Vacheron Constantin house a trailblazer in the creation of some of the most exquisite and complex mechanical watches globally. The brand’s narrative is one of ceaseless invention and innovation at the pinnacle of horology. Vacheron’s collections embody various facets of watchmaking, interpreting timeless classicism and elegance. Over its centuries-long journey, Vacheron Constantin encountered challenges, including the Great Depression. Yet, these trials did not impede the company from producing exceptionally crafted timepieces that stood out for their design. The showcased rectangular watch, created around the 1950s during a period of fervor and adversity, echoes the sinuous lines characteristic of Art Deco aesthetics prevalent at that time. The strategic use of white gold and Florentine finishing in the case design proves to be a triumphant choice, imparting preciousness and dynamism to the timepiece. The blue dial, adorned with baton indexes, and hands, pays homage to the glories of a bygone era. A rare beauty, this Vacheron Constantin exemplifies classicism and exclusive elegance, the very essence of the brand’s distinguished legacy.

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