Estimate 3,300 - 5,500 €
Price Realised 10,000 €
a lot of the last auction!
18k gold, glazed push back, 18k gold buckle.
very good, slightly worn.
Skeletonized, gilt outer minute scale.
very good, capable of running, cleaning recommended.
When Vacheron Constantin introduced a watch with the caliber 1003 during the Basel watch fair in 1955 to celebrate the company’s bicentenary, it would change the world’s perception of the brand forever. At 9 lignes - or a diameter of 21.05 mm and a thickness of 1.64 mm - caliber 1003 was the culmination of a decision taken three years earlier: to create the world’s thinnest manual winding movement on the market and produce the flattest wristwatch of its time.