a new unknow ref model
but no hallmark on mid-case or back side of lug.
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Do you know reference about it
vintage V&C , caliber 453 , jumbo size 38mm. case maker's mark is hammer the lugs sharpe were not same as ref4361 and ref 4527 could you share information about this one ? its the first time i saw the model . ...
Not a familiar design
V&C's 38mm wrist watch cases of the 50s and 60s were often called "XXL", which is funny as today anything XXL would probably be 48+. I haven't this design in my photo archive so would exercise caution until you can examine the case markings directly.
there may also be
either 154 or 54 stamped on the case body to confirm the two parts match. The casemaker was registered in 1947 so that establishes the earliest possible date. Edit: here is an example from the same case maker but for Ref 4539 XXL of 1949. The numbers matc...
so important information
there is not last 3 digits stamped on case body. stamped 3 digits on case body is a common anti-counterfeiting method during this period? i saw some models used the method , not only case maker but i didnot see it on models after 1960s
Looks like a case repair
or a manufacturing flaw because one lug appears to be in a different position than the others. As for authenticity, only VC can determine for these watches where we don't have a reference number engraved on the watch itself, but I cannot find a similar mo...