Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Apr 25, 2021

LOT 18

Military, indirect centre-seconds; stainless steel

HKD 74,000 - 138,450

USD 9,500 - 17,850 / CHF 8,900 - 16,590

Sold: HKD 100,000

Stainless steel, manual-winding, tonneau-shaped, military wristwatch, water-resistant with screwed case-back, round bezel, silver colour dial with suspended luminescent Arabic numerals and centre-seconds.

Case-back engraved “M N / 1965 / S C H”, for the Hydrographic Service of the French Navy (Marine Nationale / Service Central Hydrographique).

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-53-01



HANDS Original

Brand Jaeger-LeCoultre, Le Sentier (Vallée de Joux)

Year Circa 1965

Movement No. 1 374 094

Case No. 910 164 (by LeCoultre Co.)

Bracelet Green strap

Buckle stainless steel buckle

Diameter 33.7 mm. (bezel)

Caliber P 478 / B W Sbr, polished steel index-regulator with swan-neck spring and micrometric screw, adjusted to five positions and temperatures (signed LeCoultre Co.)

Dimensions 41.1 x 33.7 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories original fitted box, Attestation of SCH, Paris (dated February 3, 1967)


According to the dispatch note sent by Jaeger-LeCoultre to the chief hydrographic engineer of the scientific instruments and materials section, the watch was delivered on February 1st, 1967.