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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Sep 14, 2011


JAEGER-LECOULTRE EMPIRE STYLE CLOCK Jaeger-LeCoultre, Genève, No. 496. Made circa 1970. Fine and rare, gilt brass and yellow marble Empire-style 8-day going mantel clock. To be sold without reserve

C. Brushed gilt brass accents, the case main portion yellow marble, the bezel beaded and with Grecian geometric pattern, the lower section with two brass Griffi n drinking from a fountain. D. Brushed brass with radial black Roman numerals. Black spade hands. M. 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, fl at balance spring, index regulator. Dial signed. Height 19 cm., width 14 cm., depth 6 cm.

USD 2,000 - 2,500

CHF 1,500 - 2,000 / EUR 1,400 - 1,800

Sold: USD 3,125

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original