2 December 2009,
Price realised HKD 620,000
HKD 500,000 - HKD 800,000
JAEGER-LECOULTRE, MASTER MINUTE REPEATER
PLATINUM MANUALLY-WOUND 15-DAY-GOING MINUTE REPEATING SEMI-SKELETONISED WRISTWATCH WITH POWER RESERVE AND BARREL TORQUE INDICATION, LIMITED SERIES OF 200
NO. 198/200, CIRCA 2008
Calibre 947, 43 jewels, twin barrel, repeating on gongs via hammers, silvered part-openworked dial, power reserve and barrel torque indicators, three-part case, screwed transparent case back, repeating slide in the band, platinum JL deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
Diameter: 44 mm.
New York +1 212 636 2000
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Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
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With Jaeger-LeCoultre presentation box, certificate, product literature and loupe.
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.
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