13 November 2006
Jaeger-LeCoultre. A fine 18K pink gold full calendar wristwatch with phases of the moon, pink dial and Gay Freres bracelet
Signed Jaeger-LeCoultre, movement no. 459766, case no. 382653, circa 1945
Cal. 494/A gilt-finished jewelled lever movement, the pink matte dial with applied triangular-shaped and Arabic numerals, outer white date ring with red Arabic numerals and central date hand, two windows for day and month, subsidiary dial for phases of the moon combined with constant seconds, in circular case with snap on back, downturned teardrop lugs, heavy 18K pink gold Gay Frères link bracelet, case stamped LC, dial and movement signed
35 mm. diam.
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Gay Frères, located in Geneva, specialised in manufacturing jewelry but were also renowned for supplying high quality accessories such as wristwatch bracelets to renowned watch companies in Switzerland.
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