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.
With the grand opening of the 1881 Heritiage Boutique store in Hong Kong in year 2011, Jaeger-LeCoultre launched the, Proto Zero Project. Prototypes of a selection of iconic limited edition watches created by Jeager-LeCoultre were sold at the event. 10% of the profit from the sale at the time was donated to the End Child Sexual Abuse Foundation (ECSAF), a Hong Kong-based Charity that aided to prevent sexual abuse of children who are under the age of 18.
Examples of watches that have been sold at the charity event include lots: 2450 and 2451.