1940 Vacheron Constantin 18k Yellow Gold 17 Jewel Men's Wrist Watch Cal 458/1B

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1940 Vacheron Constantin 18k Yellow Gold 17 Jewel Men's Wrist Watch Cal 458/1B

    Vintage 1940 Vacheron Constantin manual wind 17 jewel wrist watch with original silver dial and gold hands and markers. Never refinished. Minor discolor action between 7 and 8 and 8 and 9. Rare tear drop lugs. Solid 18k yellow gold case. Recent service. Runs well. Excellent condition, no repairs or defects. Looks great on the wrist.
  • 18k Yellow gold
  • 34.1 grams
  • Top to bottom: 40.29mm
  • Width without crown: 31.74mm
  • Width with crown: 33.72
  • Band width at case: 16mm
  • Case thickness: 8.87mm
  • Band: Genuine Louisiana farm Alligator - new, minor showcase wear
  • Crystal: Plastic
  • Dial: Original Vacheron Constantin - good - minor pitting
  • Inside case: Vacheron + Constantin Swiss 284057 141
  • Movement: 443124 Vacheron Constantin 17j manual wind
  • All of our pre-owned watches have been fully serviced and come with a one year warranty for timing and accuracy. Vintage watches may not be as accurate as a new quartz watch. Even new watch warranties do not cover watch cases, bands or misuse.

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