12 October 2006
Jaeger-LeCoultre. A Fine Limited Edition 18k Pink Gold Rectangular Reversible one-minute tourbillon Wristwatch with Power Reserve
Signed Jaeger-LeCoultre,"Reverso Tourbillon", No. 122/500, Ref. 270.2.68, circa 1993
Cal. 828, with copper-finished lever movement, 27 jewels, mono-metallic compensation balance carried within a one-minute tourbillon carriage visible beneath a single bridge, fan-form sector for power reserve, silvered dial with engine-turned center and Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, rectangular case with ridged ends and sapphire crystal display back, pivoting within the plain backplate, case, dial and movement signed, with 18k pink gold Jaeger-LeCoultre deployant clasp
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Accompanied by Jaeger LeCoultre cardboard slipcase, wood presentation box, certificate, a pair of white handling gloves and a suede polishing cloth.
For information on the "Reverso Tourbillon" see lot 41.
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