4 July 2007
A large French chrome-plated model K1 Atmos timepiece
J.L. Reutter, No.3294. Circa 1930
The substantial and fully bevel-glazed case set on turned and knurled feet, the painted dial with applied blued steel Arabic chapters signed ATMOS/PENDULE PERPETUELLE, blued steel Breguet hands, the movement with thermo-winding motor, the rear cross bar stamped 3294 and applied with patent plaque inscribed BREVETS J.L.REUTTER/S.G.D.G/MADE IN FRANCE
12 1/2 in. (33 cm.) high
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Jean Lebet, Living on Air, History of the Atmos Clock, Jaeger-Le-Coultre, 1997, p.71. The original K1 was re-released by Jaeger-Le-Coultre as the Prestige 1981-1988.
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