YEAR: 1948
CASE MATERIAL: 18k yellow gold with characteristic horned lugs
DIAMETER: 35 mm.
STRAP: Brown leather strap
DIAL: silvered two-tone dial with the days of the month, day, and month printed in red
MOVEMENT: Cal. 455, manual
FUNCTIONS: Time, triple calendar
BUCKLE: Stainless steel buckle
WITH: Vacheron Constantin Extract from the Archives confirming 1948 as the year of manufacture.
Special notice
These lots have been imported from outside of the UAE for sale. Should the lots be released into GCC/UAE free circulation, duty will be payable at 5% on the low estimate. Duty paid in Dubai is treated as final duty payment as per GCC''s customs laws. VAT at 5% will be applied to the hammer and buyer’s premium.
Brought to you by

Lot Essay

The Ref. 4240 was Vacheron Constantin's first serially produced calendar wristwatch when it was unveiled in 1942. The present lot has a beautifully-crafted fluted yellow gold case and claw lugs.The day and month are indicated via apertures on the dial and a slim gold hands indicate the time while a red arrow indicates the day of the month.

Related Articles

More from
Watches Online: The Dubai Edit
Place your bid Condition report

A Christie's specialist may contact you to discuss this lot or to notify you if the condition changes prior to the sale.

I confirm that I have read this Important Notice regarding Condition Reports and agree to its terms. View Condition Report