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    Sale 12572

    Important Watches

    30 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 2538

    JAEGER-LECOULTRE. A FINE AND RARE 18K PINK GOLD LIMITED EDITION RECTANGULAR REVERSIBLE TOURBILLON WRISTWATCH

    SIGNED JAEGER-LECOULTRE, REVERSO TOURBILLON MODEL, NO. 149/500, REF. 270.6.68, CIRCA 1993

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    JAEGER-LECOULTRE. A FINE AND RARE 18K PINK GOLD LIMITED EDITION RECTANGULAR REVERSIBLE TOURBILLON WRISTWATCH
    SIGNED JAEGER-LECOULTRE, REVERSO TOURBILLON MODEL, NO. 149/500, REF. 270.6.68, CIRCA 1993
    Cal. 828 mechanical movement, 27 jewels, one minute tourbillon carriage, silvered engine-turned dial, Arabic numerals, inner five minute divisions, subsidiary seconds, fan-form power reserve indicator on the reverse pink engine-turned dial, rectangular case, back secured by four screws in the ends, all pivoting within the rectangular backplate, 18k pink gold Jaeger-LeCoultre deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    26 mm. wide
    US$18,000-25,000


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    The Reverso Tourbillon model was launched in 1993 and produced in a limited edition of 500 pink gold examples of which the present watch is number 149. Comprising of 194 hand-finished and polished parts, it is a pleasure to be able to see the carefully crafted heart of the movement, the tourbillon, through the sapphire crystal display back.

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    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.