An old love, and a lot of regrets. Vintage Vacheron Top Wind.

Dec 02, 2019,10:03 AM
 

31 mm of pure beauty, this old Vacheron, a kind Patek Ref 96 cousin but with the crown located a 12.












I still kick my head on the walls when I think that I passed on this one. 

Best,

Nicolas


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Sheer beauty!

 
 By: mj23 : December 2nd, 2019-10:08
But may need a magnifier to see the time with 31mm case. 😆

LOL! [nt]

 
 By: mj23 : December 2nd, 2019-13:18

Alas... [nt]

 
 By: amanico : December 2nd, 2019-14:23

No, not that small. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : December 2nd, 2019-14:23

Gracias, Vicente. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : December 2nd, 2019-14:24

What a beautiful piece!

 
 By: mrds : December 2nd, 2019-13:03
Blow it up to 37mm and you have a new member of the Historiques collection. I bet it‘d find many admirers. I‘m quite surprised about the movement finish. Have never seen this on a Vacheron. Do you have any idea about manufacturing year or Ref? Best, Danie... 

Hello. What is the mean by the numbers on the case?

 
 By: xiaoxiao : December 2nd, 2019-17:18
Case number is 260396. "6" stands for reference, or the case manufacturer's code? Thank you

A Beauty! [nt]

 
 By: LS : December 3rd, 2019-12:16

A great piece of V&C history

 
 By: Tick Talk : December 6th, 2019-07:36
I think their story rises above fashion. These watches were conceived in ecstasy for the 150th anniversary, yet born into the economic depression of 1935. A way to turn over unused lepine pocket watch movements at a good price. Charles Constantin credited...