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Vacheron & Constantin Chronometre Royal "Batman"

Vacheron & Constantin Chronometre Royal "Batman"


Brand: Vacheron & Constantin
Typology: Vintage dresswatch
Year: 1966
This reference 6694 – nicknamed “The Batman” due to its uniquely shaped lugs, was launched in 1962 and houses the first Vacheron Constantin automatic calibre with an adjustable inertia balance, the calibre K1072. The designation “Chronomètre Royal” ensures precision, accuracy, and performance, combined with refined design details as its iconic design.

"Royal Chronometer” is a trademark registered by Vacheron Constantin in 1907. Originally made to withstand climatic constraints, the first pocket watches had a robust and impervious case, protecting the movement from dust and humidity. The first “Royal Chronometer” wristwatch was introduced in 1953. Inspired by the original pocket watch from 1907 and with the same attributes (robustness, resistance to dust and humidity, readability, precision).

Housing the first Vacheron Constantin automatic calibre with an adjustable inertia balance: calibre K1072. Considered as one of the best self-winding calibers of its time with its ruby bearings to minimize the friction, is stamped with the hallmark of Geneva and a full 18kt gold rotor.
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  • General info

    • Reference: 6694
    • Serial number: 39xxxx
    • Case material: Yellow Gold 18k
    • Glass: Plexiglass
    • Caseback: Screw-back
    • Case diameter: 36.0 mm
    • Bezel Materials: Gold
    • Dial color: Champagne
    • Dial numerals: No numerals
    • General conditions: Great conditions
    • Water resistance rate: Not waterproof
  • Band or Strap

    • Band material: Aligator
    • Lug width: 18 mm
    • Buckle type: Classic
    • Buckle material: Gold Plated
  • Movement

    • Calibre: Vacheron K1072/1 Hallmarks of Geneve
    • Movement type: Automatic
    • Complications: Date