Thanks vitalsigns and tick tock! I too was surprised they gave it back. The boutique manager was also surprised as he used to work for JLC and they kept the watch if it were similar in circumstances. All vacheron said was counterfeit. Was wondering if maybe they would say counterfeit if the case and movement numbers don’t match. But good to know that it’s completely incorrect.
I cannot believe fakers have the ability to stamp like what I see in this watch. Unfortunately I could not find much on vintage V&C, only your brilliant post about the history of these watches after I purchased this watch.
I will be returning the watch to the dealer I bought from. Thank you again for approving this post and helping me out.
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Vacheron Constantin Monopusher Chronograph
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Not sure what else we can provide that VC itself cannot.
The dial printing and style does not seem legit, nor similar to any pieces accepted as genuine. The movement is very crude, much too crude for VC; and AFAIK, VC has never signed its name across a bridge like that. VC would never have been part of the Holy...
Of academic interest
Although forum policy generally forbids posting counterfeit timepieces, there has to be leeway for us to examine and discuss the elements that establish this diagnosis, particularly with regards to vintage V&C timepieces which are so vulnerable to being a...
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for the limited purpose of member education. There are some great resources here to help with research, in this case Best Of The Hour Lounge Wrist Chronographs . The movement is an early version of the Valjoux 22 trying to pass itself off as the V&C Calib...
Thanks vitalsigns and tick tock! I too was surprised they gave it back. The boutique manager was also surprised as he used to work for JLC and they kept the watch if it were similar in circumstances. All vacheron said was counterfeit. Was wondering if may...