empressissi™ is pleased to offer this rare, fantastic ultra slim evening watch for men by the fine Swiss maker VACHERON&CONSTANTIN known as Reference 6100 in all original very well preserved condition from the mid 50s. This fantastic luxurious watch is all original and is ready to wear!
The watch houses a legendary VC 1003 manual wind movement which is based on a Frederic Piguet caliber 21, running on 17 jewels. This movement is known was known for decades as the slimmest manual wind caliber in mass production, less than 1.7mm thick! It is cased in an exquisite slim yet thick gauge signed V&C original 18K solid yellow gold, it still bears the original finish on the front and has residues of a polished off inscription on the back which is barely seen anymore. It comes with mint low dome acrylic crystal and an original signed crown.
The dial is a friction fit and is factory original, very unique shimmering effect with applied solid gold markers and original set of hands.
This elegant VC watch measures 33,5mm side to side (excluding crown) and 37,5mm from top lug to bottom lug.
Attached to this watch is standard length, 17mm wide brand new quality slim genuine leather band in black alligator glossy tone with an original signed V&C 18K solid gold buckle.
Vintage watches are smaller than today's standards; To avoid the inconvenience of returns merely due to wrong size expectations, Please study the listed sizes and keep in mind that in most cases, vintage watches will be smaller than today's standards and are unlikely to fit a large wrist. For your convenience, and to better understand the proportions of vintage watches sizes, download and print a copy of our unique watch size reference PDF page.