Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Monaco, Jul 21, 2021

LOT 40

Art Deco desk compendium, 8-day going clock, barometer, hygrometer, thermometer; wood and chromium-plated metal

EUR 1,800 - 3,600

USD 2,200 - 4,300 / HKD 16,600 - 33,200

Sold: EUR 2,340

Wood (probably rosewood) and chromium-plated metal, Art Deco desk compendium including:
an 8-day going, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, clock, silver colour dial with luminescent suspended Arabic numerals (signed by Jaeger- LeCoultre, Le Sentier);
• an aneroidal barometer (signed by Peter, Lyon);
• a hair hygrometer (signed by “LM”, Léon Maxant, Paris);
• a thermometer (signed by Milbar, Paris).

The cabinet includes the four elements mentioned above on the front; on the top, three compartments probably intended for pens and inkwells; in the centre, notches for stamps; at the back, a large notch for sheets of paper.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-01


Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original

Brand Jaeger-LeCoultre, Le Sentier

Model made by an unknown ebonised-maker

Year circa 1935

Case No. 041 613

Diameter 80.2 mm. (bezel)

Caliber 18’’’, lever escapement

Dimensions 11.5 x 48 x 33 cm. (box)

Signature dial and movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives


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