All are beautiful...

Apr 23, 2022,01:43 AM

VC seems to have some of the best lugs around...dials too for that matter...

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Do you know reference about it

 By: teacher Sun : April 23rd, 2022-01:30
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 . ...  

All are beautiful...

 By: mdg : April 23rd, 2022-01:43
VC seems to have some of the best lugs around...dials too for that matter...

its not mine.

 By: teacher Sun : April 23rd, 2022-13:44
its not ref 4540. ...  

Not a familiar design

 By: Tick Talk : May 2nd, 2022-18:57
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.

thanks for reminding

 By: teacher Sun : May 3rd, 2022-00:44
the case maker's mark looks ok . ...  

there may also be

 By: Tick Talk : May 3rd, 2022-13:42
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

 By: teacher Sun : May 3rd, 2022-21:53
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

a new unknow ref model

 By: teacher Sun : May 21st, 2022-23:43
XXL, 38mm but no hallmark on mid-case or back side of lug. ...  

Looks like a case repair

 By: Tick Talk : May 22nd, 2022-17:03
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...  

Thank you very much

 By: teacher Sun : May 22nd, 2022-19:01