Les Collectionneurs Reference 47111
Les Collectionneurs reference 47111
The origins of this yellow gold "Historiques" chronograph watch can be traced back to Vacheron Constantin's iconic reference 4178, dating from the 1940s, which is considered today one of the most iconic chronographs of the 20th century.
- 74 grams
- Year of production
- Year of sale
- Swiss made
- Yellow Gold
- 37 mm
- 11 mm
- Material of the bracelets
- Yellow Gold
- Indexes type and material
- Yellow gold rectangular indexes
- Tachymeter, Chronograph
About this watch
With its bicompax dial featuring a minute scale with 1/5 second increments and surrounded by a tachymeter scale, this watch offers exceptional legibility in a retro style harking back to the 1940s.
About the caliber
This watch is equipped with the iconic Caliber 1140/1141, a manually wound chronograph movement with a column wheel and high-quality horizontal clutch. The movement boasts a large variable-inertia balance wheel with a terminal curve balance-spring and whiplash precision index adjuster. The initial versions of the movement were made in 1942 and have been constantly improved upon ever since.
A trusted link with your timepiece
Each timepiece from this exclusive offer comes with a Digital Passport that provides trust and transparency thanks to key information such as the timepiece's Serial Number and History, information which will be updated throughout the watch's lifetime. A certificate of authenticity and a two-year warranty will aslo be available.
A link between the past and the present
Enthusiasts and connoisseurs are now able to fulfill their ultimate goal of possessing one of these rare, vintage watches. Carefully selected by the Heritage Department and restored according to the rules of the art within the Manufacture, these Vacheron Constantin timepieces dating from the 20th century are now part of the collection "Les Collectionneurs".
OTHER VINTAGE TREASURES
The preservation of rare watches
Perpetuating the beat of an age-old movement, ensuring the sustainability of a watch passed on from generation to generation, this is what gives meaning to the long and meticulous work of our Master Craftsmen. Every restoration is a special case and sometimes requires forgotten expertise... Consequently, the result goes well beyond all expectations.
The Hour Lounge
Bringing to life stories from the Maison’s archives, showcasing vintage timepieces with a remarkable past... The Hour Lounge is a special space reserved for connoisseurs and vintage lovers. Join the community to learn more about the Maison’s impressive history.