Vacheron Constantin 222 Overseas 222 Vintage 18k Yellow Gold ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE + PROVENANCE (27998)

27998 Vacheron Constantin 222 Vintage Overseas, 44'018, 44018, the watch has been beautifully displayed in Fabrizio Caso titled " MICRO- Portfolio of Images Taken from Royal Vacheron Constantin" a copy of the book will be supplied with the watch, it is estimated that only 100 gold examples of the 222 were produced, 18k yellow gold on a matching 18k yellow gold bracelet, the case is in outstanding original condition with lugs and bevels clearly in tact, Vacheron Constantin Caliber 12'''1121, champagne dial is in excellent original condition with no major flaws or signs of age, luminous yellow gold baton hands, date window at the 3 o'clock position, sapphire crystal, water resistant to 120m, diameter: 38mm, thickness: 7.2mm, Outstanding Collector Condition for an iconic and important watch, accompanied by its original certificate of origin (very rare) dated October 1982 along with a copy of the Vacheron Constantin book.

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More about Vacheron Constantin 222 Overseas 222 Vintage 18k Yellow Gold ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE + PROVENANCE

This is an 18k yellow gold Vacheron Constantin Overseas "222" 44018. It has an 18k yellow gold bracelet with a matching foldover deployant clasp. The 38mm diameter unibody case and notched yellow gold bezel are polished and brushed. The case is stamped with the Maltese Cross and the case back is engraved with the model name "222" and the serial number. The original winding crown is also signed with the Vacheron Constantin Maltese cross. The crystal is scratch resistant sapphire. The champagne dial has applied luminous yellow gold hour index markers and yellow gold baton hands with luminous inserts. There is a gold rimmed date aperture at the 3 o'clock position and the 38mm case, dial, and movement are all signed.

This Vacheron Constantin Overseas "222" 44018 has a mechanical automatic self-winding Vacheron Constantin caliber 12'''1121 movement that's rhodium-plated, with fausses cotes embellishment. It's constructed with 36 jewels, and a shock absorber mechanism. It has a 21k gold rotor, a free-sprung Gyromax balance that's adjusted for heat, cold, isochronism and five positions, and a self-compensating Breguet balance spring.

This Vacheron Constantin Overseas "222" 44018 was launched in 1977; the 222 was released to celebrate Vacheron Constantin's 222nd anniversary. Produced for only 7 years, roughly 500 pieces total were made in all metal combinations (steel, gold/steel, gold) with no more than 100 all gold models produced.