Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Apr 25, 2021

LOT 19

Military, indirect centre-seconds; stainless steel

HKD 92,000 - 138,450

USD 11,900 - 17,850 / CHF 11,100 - 16,590

Sold: HKD 112,500

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

Case-back engraved “S. H. No 13”, for the Hydrographic Service of the French Navy (Service Hydrographique de la Marine Nationale).

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 1950

Movement No. 422 598

Case No. 406 129 (by LeCoultre Co.)

Bracelet Green strap

Buckle stainless steel buckle

Diameter 33.3 mm. (bezel)

Caliber P 478

Dimensions 42 x 33.3 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement


About twenty of these models were produced between 1949 and 1954.