Vacheron Constantin Historiques Américaine 1921

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REF 82035/00R-9359
Manual-winding
40 MM
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SKU AS06000
Article Number 40990416
ref 82035/00R-9359
case size 40 MM
movement Manual-winding
approximate age 2020s
dial color Silver
material Rose Gold
style Dress
category Pre-Owned Contemporary
bracelet Leather
lug width 22 MM
Includes Signed brown alligator leather strap with Maltese signed 18k rose gold pin buckle.
overall condition The case is in excellent condition overall showing light professional refinishing and faint wear from gentle handling. Satin silver dial with printed 'Breguet' numerals is in as-new condition with with matching 'Breguet' handset. Signed crown.
REF 82035/00R-9359
Manual-winding
40 MM
– Show less
SKU AS06000
Article Number 40990416
ref 82035/00R-9359
case size 40 MM
movement Manual-winding
approximate age 2020s
dial color Silver
material Rose Gold
style Dress
category Pre-Owned Contemporary
bracelet Leather
lug width 22 MM
Includes Signed brown alligator leather strap with Maltese signed 18k rose gold pin buckle.
overall condition The case is in excellent condition overall showing light professional refinishing and faint wear from gentle handling. Satin silver dial with printed 'Breguet' numerals is in as-new condition with with matching 'Breguet' handset. Signed crown.

Why We Love it

Vacheron Constantin is one of the finest watchmakers in the world, with a history dating back more than a quarter of a millennium. 

In the 1920s, the maison designed several watches for the American market featuring unique, angled dials and gorgeous Breguet numerals. In 2021, it released new watches based on this classical design — timepieces whose design is so close to that of the originals that it’s difficult to tell the two generations apart, despite a gulf of 100 years. 

This particular Historiques Américaine 1921 features a 40mm 18k rose gold case, a sapphire crystal, a Maltese cross signed crown, a silvered-brass dial with Breguet numeral and matching handset, and running seconds at 3 o’clock — a reminder of a design that likely made use of pocket watch movements. It’s paired to a brown alligator leather strap with a matching rose gold Maltese cross signed pin buckle.

While you might look upon this Vacheron as merely a simple dress watch, it’s much more than that — indeed, it’s a reminder of the importance of the North American market to a thoroughly Swiss company, and a watch made in appreciation of the relationship to its clientele. 

And it doesn’t hurt that it’s one hell of a looker, either!

Brand Story

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Few manufactures can claim a lineage as long or as rich as Vacheron Constantin. Established in 1755, the manufacture soon made a reputation for the elegance of its products, by making pocket watches with complicated movements and engine-turned dials. Even today, these are marks of a manufacturer’s expertise, due to the skill and precision involved in crafting them, so for Vacheron Constantin to have achieved this in the eighteenth century is quite an impressive feat.

This expertise carried them through the 19th century, earning gold medals at National Exhibitions and blazing trails in the area of anti-magnetic timepieces. The 20th century saw further achievements, such as the opening of its boutique on the Quai de L’Ile in Geneva, where it still resides today. Even through the Depression and the Second World War, when many watch companies were forced to band together with competitors or else face closure, the manufacture continued to thrive—as it does to this day.

A:S Guarantee

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Our Pledge

Analog:Shift stands behind the authenticity of our products in perpetuity.

Condition

Since our pieces are vintage or pre-owned, please expect wear & patina from usage and age. Please read each item description and examine all product images.

Warranty

We back each Analog:Shift vintage timepiece with a one-year mechanical warranty from the date of purchase.

International Buyers

Please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

Shipping & Returns

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All of our watches include complementary insured shipping within the 50 states.

Most of our products are on hand and will ship directly from our headquarters in New York City. In some cases, watches will be shipped directly from one of our authorized partners.

We generally ship our products via FedEx, fully insured, within 5 business days of purchase. An adult signature is required for receipt of all packages for insurance purposes. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost. We are also happy to hand deliver your purchase in Manhattan or you may pick it up at our showroom.

Returns must be sent overnight or by priority international delivery, fully insured and paid for by the customer. A restocking fee may apply. Watches must be returned in the same condition as initially shipped.

We welcome international buyers, please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

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