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Geneva, Nov 11, 2007


?Atmos Chinoise? Jaeger LeCoultre, ?Atmos?, Ref. 5806. Made in the 1960s. Fine and very rare, rectangular, gilt brass and perspex (lucite) mantel clock with ?Chinoiserie? panels and wound by barometric pressure changes. Accompanied by a fitted box.

CHF 4,800 - 5,800

EUR 3,000 - 3,500 / USD 4,000 - 5,000

Sold: CHF 5,664

C. Glazed on 4 sides and on the top with perspex (Lucite) panels, those on the sides set with gilt Chinoiserie water landscapes, the front panel with aperture to view the pendulum, stepped plinth base. D. White with applied gilt brass faceted dart indexes and Arabic quarter-hour numerals. Gilt brass ?dauphine? hands with black tips. M. Cal. 526-5, gilt brass, vacuum chamber winding the going barrel, lever escapement driven by annular tension pendulum, locking screw in the base below the pendulum disc. Case, movement and vacuum signed. Dim. 23 x 18 x 14 cm. Production of this reference started in 1962. Property of a Swiss Gentleman

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original