20 October 2005
JAEGER-LECOULTRE. A RARE OVERSIZED LIMITED EDITION PLATINUM AUTOMATIC CENTER SECONDS ALARM WRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND COMPRESSION SYSTEM
Signed Jaeger-LeCoultre, "Master Compressor Memovox", No. 007/250, circa 2000
With nickel-finished lever movement, 22 jewels, midnight blue dial with luminous Arabic and triangular numerals, aperture for date, crown at ten o'clock to adjust the revolving outer ring calibrated for 60 units, crown at two o'clock to wind and set the alarm indicated on the fan- form sector, crown at two and four o'clock each fitted with a compressor system to ensure the water resistance of the watch, large circular water-resistant-type case with down-turned lugs, the back secured by four screws, case, dial and movement signed, with a platinum Jaeger-LeCoultre deployant clasp
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Accompanied by Jaeger-LeCoultre cardboard slipcase and leather and wood presentation box.
This model in platinum was prouduced in a limited edition of 250 pieces. The present example is numbered 007 of that series.
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