Vacheron Constantin Mercator “The Americas” Double Retrograde Platinum

$36,000.00 USD

Manufacturer: Vacheron Constantin
Model: Mercator Double Retrograde
Reference Number: 43050/000P
Movement: Automatic
Condition: Mint
Gender: Men’s/unisex
Time Period: 1999
Retail / Compare-At Price: $45,000
Our Best Price: $36,000

Movement: 798639 
Caliber: 1120/2
Jewels: 36

Case Material: Platinum 950
Case Diameter: 36 mm
Thickness: 8.5 mm
Waterproof: 100 ft./30 m.
Water Resistance: 3 ATM
Material Bezel: Stepped Platinum
Glass: Sapphire crystal
Dial: 22K white gold oyster/Silver with black champlevé enamel of the Western Hemisphere map signed J. and L. Genbrugge
Dial Numerals: Double sectors graduated from 1 to 12 for the hours and from 0 to 60 for the minutes with Arabic numerals and dot indices

Bracelet color: Black
Bracelet Material: Leather
Clasp: Fold-over clasp
Clasp material: 18K White Gold

Hours, minutes, 40-hour power reserve

400th Anniversary (1594-1994) of the death of Gerardus Mercator, a famous Flemish cartographer and humanist
Retrograde hands on silver dial with map of the Americas
Two-body, solid, polished and brushed case
Double sectors graduated from 1 to 12 for the hours and from 0 to 60 for the minutes
18K white gold hands in the shape of a marine compass reminiscent of the one used by Gerardus Mercator (1512-1594), in two-part case overhanging curved and fluted lugs
Sapphire crystal display stew-down case back
Cal. 1120/2 extra-thin, rhodium-plated, fausses côtes decoration, nickel lever movement stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, straight-line lever escapement, annular beryllium mono-metallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and five positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring, 21K yellow gold-rimmed rotor segment bearing the engraving 1594-Gérard Mercator-1994
Limited edition of 20 pieces
Complete (box and papers), accompanied by Vacheron Constantin fitted box, Certificate of Origin and Guarantee, loupe, and product literature.