VACHERON CONSTANTIN Vintage Men's Wristwatch Gold Skeleton Best Mens Wrist Watch 60 DAY MONEY BACK, FREE SHIPPING, FULLY SERVICED & RUNS

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Seller: wandolec (5.693) 100%, Location: Kiev, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 362651490924 WELCOME TO THE WANDOLEC ART STUDIO My name is Borys and here we create watches with valuable and historic movements that have been preserved, restored and placed in newly designed cases. My NOBLE DESIGN WATCHES are singular works of art. Each is original and a one of a kind, a piece of art work that is also a little time machine. We are a team and we have produced hundreds of pieces of art that bring special joy and happiness to many people around the world. People who appreciate what is handmade, special and unique. 100% satisfaction guarantee for all of my watches. If you are in any way unsatisfied with the watch I will fully refund the purchase price within 60 days from the date of auction ending, no question's asked. The wonderful author's video clip specially was made about this beautiful amazing skeleton Watch. Available for viewing on BRIEF MAIN INFORMATION This is a NOBLE DESIGN WATCH. This is the term used for a new modern case exclusively designed at the WANDOLEC ART STUDIO. The new case houses a valuable and historic watch movement. Please carefully read the sizes of this watch in the description. MOVEMENT:The authentic signed by VACHERON & CONSTANTIN movement is 100% ORIGINAL from 1904 and has been in addition updated and engraved by the craftsman later.The movement is running superbly and keeping good time, recently serviced. CASE:NEW gold plated 23K case (non VACHERON & CONSTANTIN) was made of THE WANDOLEC ART STUDIO in 2019. WATCH CRYSTAL:The gently domed MINERAL GLASSES (front & back) are in excellent condition. SHIPPING: Worldwide!1. International Economy Shipping (10 to 23 business days) – FREE.2. UPS Worldwide Express Saver Shipping (3 to 6 business days) – approx $60.00 (please contact with me before your payment).PAYMENT: I prefer PayPal within 3 days of auction end but other methods are also accepted with prior approval. RETURNS: I provide 100% refunds within 60 days from date of auction ending, no questions asked and without opening the case in Resolution Center and negative or neutral feedback from your side. VACHERON & CONSTANTIN GENEVE Switzerland UNIQUE AND RARE EXAMPLE OF TIMEPIECE VERY BEAUTIFUL VINTAGE SKELETON WATCH 1904 VERY BEAUTIFUL MECHANICAL WORK One could argue that the word “RARE” gets tossed around a bit too easily on eBay but I think this is one case where the moniker is well deserved. If you have been collecting watches for a while I think you’re going to appreciate the following timepiece. I am happy to offer for sale this beautiful amazing large skeletonized dress a NOBLE DESIGN WATCH that dates to 1904 and decorated of the HIGHEST QUALITY ENGRAVING with the HAMSA and WHITE & BLUE STONES, that was made by the venerable “VACHERON & CONSTANTIN”. The history of Vacheron Constantin The Once and Future King One of the greatest names in Swiss watchmaking, Vacheron & Constantin is the archetype of the Prestige Swiss Watch Company. Vacheron & Constantin, along with Patek Philippe and Audemars Piguet, make up the classic Trinity of 20th century Swiss watch brands. With a customer list in their Golden Book that reads like a veritable World Who's Who of the past two and a half centuries, Vacheron and Constantin's pedigree and recognized brand cachet is without question. That they have maintained their position at the apex of the watchmaking firmament throughout their existence, across the years and spanning the generations, makes their reputation all the more impressive. To understand the glory that is Vacheron & Constantin, knowledge of their history and past achievements is necessary. Since their earliest days, the Vacheron name has been synonymous with fine watchmaking. The name has been well regarded by the cognoscenti and the industry insiders, always spoken with a degree of reverence and respect. Set amidst the backdrop of the European Age of Enlightenment, Revolution, and the chaos of social and political upheaval, Vacheron & Constantin's story parallels that of the history of the modern Western World. It is an interesting and worthy history indeed. Watchmaker's Workshop in 18th Century GenevaChristophe De Ziegler, Geneva Kunsthistorisches Museum Vacheron and Constantin's origins can be honestly traced back to 1755, when the 24 year old Jean-Marc Vacheron joined the ranks of the Cabinotier of Geneva. Cultured, well read, and a respected member of the intelligentsia of the time, young Jean-Marc quickly established a reputation for producing timepieces of the highest grade. Vacheron's reputation extended to the Royal Courts of Europe, where their creations impressed even the Court Timekeeper and Royal Watchmakers. One of the great seeming contradictions of Haute Horlogerie is the worship of hand craftsmanship, the mystique of the human touch, in an endeavour that is often better served by mechanized production. In an ironic way, this same paradox partially accounts for the renaissance of the mechanical watch in the last two decades of the 20th century. In an age of virtual reality and digital paradigms, the sensual image of human hands polishing and adjusting a complicated movement, hearing the soft tic-tic-tic of the escapement, precise and reliable beyond all other complex mechanical systems, is somehow soothing and lends some degree of comfort to humans that are, after all, inherently part of the analog, physical world. Chronology of The House of Vacheron Constantin 1755 Foundation by Jean-Marc Vacheron.1819 François Constantin joins the company.1839 Hired as a production engineer, Georges-Auguste Leschot revolutionised watchmaking techniques by inventing the pantograph.1880 Appearance of the “Maltese Cross” in the Vacheron Constantin logotype, based on a movement part fixed to the barrel and which made it possible to limit the degree of winding required for the latter.1906 Inauguration of the very first Vacheron Constantin boutique, which is still located today on Quai de l’Ile in Geneva.1935 Creation of one of the most complex pocket-watches ever made by Vacheron Constantin. Ordered by King Farouk of Egypt, this masterpiece took five years to create.1955 200th anniversary and launch of the Patrimony, the world’s thinnest mechanical watch.1979 Carved directly from a one-kilo solid gold ingot, the Kallista is set with 118 diamonds totalling 130 carats - five years of patient work. At the time, this was the most expensive watch ever sold.1996 Vacheron Constantin joins the Richemont Group.2004 Opening of the new head office and the Vacheron Constantin Manufacture in Plan-les-Ouates, Geneva and renovation of the brand’s historic head office: “La Maison Vacheron Constantin”, including an exclusive Boutique, a heritage center and the “Métiers d’Art” workshops.2005 250th anniversary of the brand. 2005 Creation of the Tour de l’Ile, the world’s most complicated watch with double-faced display featuring an unprecedented combination of 16 horological complications and astronomical indications, and the Saint Gervais, a watch combining for the very first time a perpetual calendar, a tourbillon and over ten days’ power reserve. 2006 Vacheron Constantin pays tribute to the most noble, rare and precious of metals with the Vacheron Constantin Collection Excellence Platine This gorgeous, men’s watch is a very handsome specimen and features a crisp 60 minute outer track border with WHITE & BLUE STONES, inner track border with BLUE & WHITE STONES, gold steel applied Arabic numerals, gold steel hands and “sweep” steel seconds hand. There is decorated with raised & applied gold HAMSA at the center of the dial. It is a registered design model that features a three piece GOLD PLATED 23K CASE that provides with glass cover of back lid. This watch was converted from pocket watch. The case, new custom made, fantastic, build of WANDOLEC ART STUDIO specially for this wonderful Vacheron & Constantin movement. The lugs are in great condition while the winding crown with Vacherons Cross is in very good shape and operates properly. The case has MINERAL glasses on the front and back side. The case is decorated HIGH QUALITY ENGRAVING. The case is signed VACHERON & CONSTANTIN on the lateral bezel. This beautiful wristwatch has the Original magic GOLD-PLATED movement in an excellent status which was very well saved, considering age of this watch and has been in addition updated and engraved by the craftsman. Each part of the mechanism, each millimeter it is decorated by a magnificent magic ornament. The bridges have in addition to extensive skeletonization have been gorgeously engraved as well. On the front side of the movement, you can see the HIGHEST QUALITY ENGRAVING. On back side you can see HIGHEST QUALITY ENGRAVING & SKELETONIZED mechanism with BLUE STEEL SCREWS, WINDING WHEELS WITH WOLF TEETH TRANSMISSION, TWO-PART WINDING BRIDGE, BI-METALLIC MICROMETER REGULATOR & BLUE BREGUET BALANCE SPRING. The movement is signed VACHERON & CONSTANTIN. Also is signed the movement serial number #286,774. This serial number corresponds to the 1904 production date as per published records. Mechanism has been recently serviced to ensure it winds and sets smoothly while keeping great, accurate time. You can see from any direction the internal mechanics working as the balance wheel spins. They make an elegant statement on the wrist. Watch aficionados and laymen alike when they see a high quality skeletonized watch recognize its beauty. This is a “NAIL SET” watch so you don’t pull the crown out to set the time. Instead, you press the little button near the crown IN and then move the crown to set the hands, releasing the button once you’re finished. It’s easy, so don’t worry about getting the hang of it! It is fitted on a new Handmade of THE WANDOLEC ART STUDIO 22mm brown alligator style genuine leather strap with gold steel buckle that has a great vintage look to it Diameter (with crown): 55.00 mmDiameter (without crown): 47.00 mmWatch crystal diameter: 40.00 mmThickness: 15.00 mm This beautiful and fully restored men’s watch winds and sets smoothly while keeping accurate time. Because of the vintage nature of the watch I cannot guarantee its absolute time keeping accuracy even if they are in good running condition and in some rare occasions may require additional adjustment. Always an EXTRA FINE watches at a no Reserve Price!!! If you like rare, antique, unique and collectible vintage wristwatches or pocket watches (or just enjoy learning about all the different watch makers and models) I suggest you bookmark this page or add me to your "Favorite Sellers" list. I always have beautiful pristine timepieces for sale ending Monday. Now on eBay for 10 Years! Recommendations for the owner of vintage watches: - All Antique watches are mechanical. Many repairs will not be cheap, as most likely they will require replacement of non-standard parts (unlike most late model watches). - Antique watches should not be beaten or dropped - because repairs may be expensive. - Antique watches are generally NOT waterproof. This is because waterproofing was not in general production until the middle of the 20th century for most watches. Therefore you should protect your antique watch from exposure to moisture. - If your watch becomes wet it should be dried off quickly. Carefully open all covers and use a hair drier to blow dry the movement, dial, covers, crown. This will reduce the amount of rust. - If your watch becomes wet with any kind of salt water you should immediately immerse or spray your watch with fresh (no-salt) water to remove all the salt from the works before drying the watch completely. Any salt left in the watch will combine with moisture in the air to rust metal components of the movement, case etc. - Winding any mechanical watch tight may break the mainspring. If you can avoid it do not wind the watch hard. - When adjusting the hands of your watch, move them in a clockwise direction only. Counter-clockwise adjustments may damage the movement. - If you must adjust counter-clockwise make it for small adjustments only (i.e. for minutes, NOT hours). - Be careful and gentle when adjusting the movement speed (faster or slower). Don't make sharp movements, and don't touch other components in the movement especially the pendulum mechanism. - Every 2-3 years it is necessary to service and oil vintage watches. - If the watch is dirty - allow the watch to run down, don't wind it again until you have it serviced by a qualified watch repair expert. Dust will absorb and remove important lubricants and cause the movement pieces to wear down. - To clean the case, dial and crystal you should use a cloth that does NOT leave fibers as these may get caught up in the movement. Check with your Watch repair expert to get an appropriate cloth. - Keep your antiques watch away from magnets. Strong magnetic fields may affect the accuracy of your watch since some vintage watches were made with iron based components in the movement. - Most Cases and Covers are fine components and will not handle abuse well. The watch should not be shaken, beaten, or stressed. - Antique watches generally experience an error of up to 5-7 minutes a day. Any accuracy of +- 5 minutes is very good. PAYMENT Payment is due within three days of auction end unless you have contacted me prior to auction end to arrange otherwise. In accordance with eBay policy, payments not received in four days will initiate an unpaid item case through the Resolution Center. I prefer PAYPAL but another methods are also accepted with prior approval. Please contact me FIRST BEFORE sending a cheque to get full address. Zero feedback and negative feedback bidders must first email me BEFORE bidding. All I need is a brief courtesy email telling me who you are and how you would intend to pay if you where successful. I reserve the right to cancel any bids on this auction. SELLING POLICIES 100% satisfaction guarantee for all of my watches. If you are in any way unsatisfied with the watch I will fully refund the purchase price anytime within 60 days from date of auction ending. My goal is to exceed my client's expectations throughout the buying experience. I and my team stand behind our products, if for any reason you'll receive your product damaged or in non-functioning condition, please contact us immediately via email BEFORE leaving your feedback, we'll gladly assist you in any way we can. Your satisfaction is important to me. To be fair to all bidders, I make it my practice never to end an auction early. I prefer not to use buy it now. I have many repeat customers who want my watches just as much as you do. Buy it now will only be considered for a relisted auction. Vintage watches are very delicate and I package to the highest degree to prevent damage. To clarify all my items are Vintage or Antique and as such should Not be expected to be like a New or Quartz watch in any way whatsoever! Please bear in mind that you are buying a used watch and it will require service at some point in time. If you have any questions after reading the description or viewing the pictures please email me PRIOR to bidding. The watch in pictures is the actual watch that You will receive. I want you to feel safe and satisfied with the purchase of your item on eBay. After receiving the returned item, I will make a full refund for your original payment. SHIPPING SHIPPING - WORLDWIDE! International shipments will sent via Economy Shipping with tracking number (10 to 23 business days, depending on the buyer's location) - FREE. UPS Worldwide Express Saver Shipping (3 to 6 business days) - approx. $60.00 (depending on the buyer's location). For Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Canada, Australia, Singapore and Taiwan we are recommended for shipment only via UPS Worldwide Express Saver Shipping. For these countries if you choose the Economy FREE Shipping, the time of delivery can be prolonged to 20-30 business days. Items will be shipped to confirmed address on eBay. Please check with eBay if your address is confirmed. We pack all items well but some antique watches are just not made to travel at today's speed and may need set up and possibly adjustment after shipping and because of that I'm sorry but can not guarantee function or accuracy after shipping. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania State residents (and those with shipping addresses in Commonwealth of Pennsylvania State) add 6% sales tax Import duties, taxes and charges are not included in the item price or shipping charges. Prior to bidding, check your country's customs regulations to determine any additional costs. For all shipments the value of the item will be declared lower than the auction price for custom duties. Also I will mark item as "gift". The taxes should be minimal. Dear Bidders, we kindly ask you: Please, bid if you are fully commited to purchase this item! I and my team honor eBay Contracts and expect the same from my clients! THANK YOU FOR LOOKING! Add a map to your own listings. FREE Trial! Condition: Pre-owned, Condition: This watch is a unique singular piece of ART. The Wandolec Art Studio creates watches with valuable and historical movements that have been preserved, restored and placed in newly designed cases. My watches are singular works of art. Each is original and a one of a kind, a piece of art work that is also a little time machine, Gender: Men's, Water Resistance: Not Water Resistant, Modified Item: Yes, Country/Region of Manufacture: Switzerland, Watch Shape: Round, Style: Skeleton, Case Color: Gold, Caseback: Exhibition, Case Material: Gold Plated, Dial Style: 12-Hour Dial, Movement: Mechanical (Hand-winding), Band Material: Leather, Features: Swiss Movement, Year of Manufacture: Pre-1920, Case Finish: Gloss, Band Type: Two-Piece Strap, MPN: Does Not Apply, Band Color: Brown, Modification Description: This watch is a unique singular piece of ART. The Wandolec Art Studio creates watches with valuable and historical movements that have been preserved, restored and placed in newly designed cases, Age Group: Adult, Display: Analog, Lug Width: 22 mm, Brand: Vacheron Constantin, Seller's Warranty: Yes, Case Size: 47 mm, Serial Number: 286 774, Face Color: Gold

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