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Lot 2820 ♣ - A207 Wristwatches & Pocketwatches - Monday, 27. November 2023, 01.30 PM

Vacheron & Constantin "Mercator", rare and exceptional wristwatch with a double retrograde time display, 1990s.

Yellow gold 750.
D 36 mm.
For the exportation of this item a CITES license is required. Prospective buyers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country. For further information please contact the department.

Reference No.: 43050/000J-8233
Case No.: 656869 two-part case with sapphire glass exhibition back
Dial: Golden dial with depiction of Europe, Asia and Africa
Movement: Highly refined automatic movement No. 797973 with gold rotor, Cal. 1120/2 and 36 rubies
Band: Vacheron & Constantin crocodile leather band with original gold folding clasp
Accessories: None

The watch on offer is one of a limited series which was issued in 1994 in honor of the famous cartographer and humanist Gerardus Mercator on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of his death.
An ingenious mechanism enables a double retrograde display of the hours and minutes. The hands, represented as compass points, move only in an arc segment and jump back to their starting point when reaching the end of the segment.

CHF 18 000 / 36 000 | (€ 18 560 / 37 110)

Sold for CHF 23 750 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.