This watch was made by Vacheron & Constantin, Le Coultre, as indicated by the manufactures code on the movement, VXN (see photo). Vacheron & Constantin owned La Coultre in the 50's The movement is a high grade 480CW 17 jewel manual movement serial number 921141. It has been cleaned, adjusted and is keeping perfect time.
The vintage case is 14K solid yellow gold men's Swiss wristwatch Circa 1950's Serial on case: 67583 The 14k Yellow Gold Case in Good Condition, 33.2 x 41 x 10 mm. a tribute is inscribe on the back "To Seymour With All My Love "Janet" Nov. 22, 53" The watch is fitted with a new dark red leather strap with gold plated buckle, will fit up to 8" Wrist
The dial is original and is great shape, champagne color dial And sub-dial. With Applied 14K Gold Bar Indexes & Gold Hands, Crystal original and in great shape.
This is a large for an older watch of this vintage (1950's), extremely beautiful, simple and elegant and I think the pictures say it all. This watch can be handed down from one generation to the next ad infinity, if properly cared for. Le Coultre's are not great sport watches or even great everyday watches; they don't handle being dropped or mis-handled very well, but they are very beautiful, very well made and make terrific dress watches. Treated with a reasonable degree of care, they should last several lifetimes or more.
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