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    Sale 12572

    Important Watches

    30 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 2537

    JAEGER-LECOULTRE. A FINE AND RARE PLATINUM LIMITED EDITION RECTANGULAR REVERSIBLE TOURBILLON WRISTWATCH WITH POWER RESERVE

    SIGNED JAEGER-LECOULTRE, REVERSO PLATINUM NUMBER TWO MODEL, NO. 131/500, REF. 270.6.48, CIRCA 2003

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    JAEGER-LECOULTRE. A FINE AND RARE PLATINUM LIMITED EDITION RECTANGULAR REVERSIBLE TOURBILLON WRISTWATCH WITH POWER RESERVE
    SIGNED JAEGER-LECOULTRE, REVERSO PLATINUM NUMBER TWO MODEL, NO. 131/500, REF. 270.6.48, CIRCA 2003
    Cal. 848 mechanical movement, 25 jewels, one minute tourbillon carriage, grey dial, Arabic numerals, inner five minute divisions, subsidiary seconds, fan-form sector for power reserve indication, rectangular case, back secured by four screws in the ends, all pivoting within the rectangular backplate, platinum Jaeger-LeCoultre deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    26 mm. wide
    US$24,000-38,000


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    With Jaeger-LeCoultre undated Certificat de Garantie, instruction manual, fitted presentation box and outer packaging.

    The celebrated "Reverso" wristwatch, the world's longest-running watch model, was originally launched in 1931. Essentially unchanged for more than 80 years, it continues to flourish both as a modern timepiece and as one of the few original Art Deco objects still in use.

    Special Notice

    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory, tortoiseshell and crocodile. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.