€7.900 Regular price

Vacheron Constantin 18k Tear Drop 1940s

Here we have a beautiful example of a time only, 33 mm 18k rose gold Vacheron Constantin with Gerlach 18k Tear Drop case from the 1940s.

This piece has a very unique silver colored sub second dial with 18k rose gold hands and applied hour markers, arabic twelve and a beautiful minute track.

The attention to detail of the triangle hour markers and elegance of the sub second dial is rarely seen done so well.


  • great overall condition, showing minor traces of use
  • 3- body 18k rose gold (Gerlach) case with snap-on case back
  • 33 mm (without crown) / 40 mm (lug-to-lug) / 18 mm (between lugs) / 9.2 mm thick
  • Year: late 1940s
  • total weight: 43 g


  • Vacheron Constantin Cal. P453/3C - manual wound
  • 17 jewels, 18000 A/h, 46 hours power reserve
  • professionally serviced 04/2024
  • +8sec/d / 280°


  • original never touched silver colored dial great condition
  • original hands and crown
  • some slight aging throughout the dial
  • tiny scratch at 2 o'clock ; aging spot at 3 o'clock


  • brown after market calf leather strap fitting up to 21 cm wrist size / 2.5 mm thick
  • rose gold plated after market buckle



Has this been authenticated?

All watches at Goldammer are guaranteed authentic by our trusted watchmakers and us. Certificate included!

Has this been serviced?

All watches at Goldammer are professionally serviced before being offered at our shop. Servicing is done by our trusted watchmakers and gone through very capable hands.

Mechanical guarantee?

Each watch comes with a 1-year mechanical warranty so if anything goes wrong, please let us know immediately.

Inspection period?

We definitely want you to love your watch, so you always have 14 days to fall in love or return to Goldammer, no questions asked.

How much is the shipping?

We exclusively deliver worldwide via DHL Express which is free for you.

General care?

Given that most of our watches are around half a century old, they will need to be treated with extra love and care, and they require servicing every 4-5 years.

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