30 November 2005
JAEGER-LECOULTRE. AN 18K PINK GOLD AUTOMATIC WORLD AND DUAL TIME WRISTWATCH WITH DATE, POWER RESERVE AND DAY AND NIGHT INDICATOR
Signed Jaeger-leCoultre, Model Master Control Geographique, No. 0592, circa 1995
With nickel-finished lever movement, 38 jewels, the two-tone silvered dial with applied dagger numerals, rotating outer ring calibrated with various cities operated by crown at ten o'clock, two subsidiary dials for date and second time zone with diurnal and nocturnal hours, fan-shaped sector for power reserve, the circular case with hinged back secured by four screws opening to reveal a glazed cuvette, extended downturned lugs, together with an 18k pink gold Jaeger-leCoultre deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
38 mm. diam.
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This watch is accompanied by a Jaeger-leCoultre presentation box with outer packaging and Certificate of Guarantee.
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