Antique Pocket Watch Identification?

Hello! I received a family heirloom that belonged to my grandfather. I don’t know too much about the watch and was wondering if someone could help me learn more about it? I’m looking for when it was made, the material of the watch face, if anyone recognizes what town/village is displayed on the face, and any additional comments about the watch in general. Thank you in advance for your assistance!

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WOW - thats a stunner. That logo and trademark is from Vacheron & Constantin, so it probably has a fairly high value. 

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Based on the S/N of 291041, it would appear to be from some time between 1905 and 1910, according to this site:

https://german242.com/en/vacheron-constantin-watch-serial-numbers

Another site that may be helpful:

http://www.pocketwatchrepair.com/histories/vacheron-constantin.php

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I'd assume there are some markings inside the case back. Typically the case and movement were made separately by different makers. It's safe to assume that the case is gold but I'd expect a hallmark.

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Awesome piece. I think it's a vintage Vacheron Constantin full gold. Really beautifull 

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I get suspicious when someone creates a new user profile and immediately asks for information about an obviously rare and valuable watch. A monkey randomly banging on the keys could find basic information about this watch on the internet without our help.

What I think is happening in these circumstances is that there is an obvious, but subtle, flaw in the watch that would prevent a serious collector from buying it. We are being mined for information. I won't play.

Usually, this is where the profile complains about how mean I am and takes offense.  And then that profile just fades away...

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tempus

Based on the S/N of 291041, it would appear to be from some time between 1905 and 1910, according to this site:

https://german242.com/en/vacheron-constantin-watch-serial-numbers

Another site that may be helpful:

http://www.pocketwatchrepair.com/histories/vacheron-constantin.php

Thank you so much for the info and kind words, I do appreciate it! 

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AxelinhO

Awesome piece. I think it's a vintage Vacheron Constantin full gold. Really beautifull 

Thank you!

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Aurelian

I get suspicious when someone creates a new user profile and immediately asks for information about an obviously rare and valuable watch. A monkey randomly banging on the keys could find basic information about this watch on the internet without our help.

What I think is happening in these circumstances is that there is an obvious, but subtle, flaw in the watch that would prevent a serious collector from buying it. We are being mined for information. I won't play.

Usually, this is where the profile complains about how mean I am and takes offense.  And then that profile just fades away...

I completely understand the suspicion and appreciate the comment! I can see where you are coming from. I created a new user profile and submitted this question here because I noticed that this was a great forum with knowledgeable people that could perhaps help me understand more about the watch. I have no intention of ever selling it because its sentimental value is worth more to me than anything monetary.  I love watches and when I recently received this watch after my grandfather’s passing, I was compelled to know as much about it as possible. Thank you!

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That looks like a Vacheron Constantin based on the "V&C" labelled movement and the logos used (VC still uses the Maltese Cross).

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Didn’t you notice V&C and Switzerland inscribed on the movement? I did after 1.8 seconds viewing your photo of it. 

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JBird7986

That looks like a Vacheron Constantin based on the "V&C" labelled movement and the logos used (VC still uses the Maltese Cross).

Thank you!

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DariusII

Didn’t you notice V&C and Switzerland inscribed on the movement? I did after 1.8 seconds viewing your photo of it. 

I see it stands for Vacheron and Constantine. I should have been more precise on my question..