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Geneva, Apr 07, 2021

LOT 199

Ref. 139, Art Deco 8-day going desk-clock; gilded brass and glass

CHF 700 - 1,400

EUR 650 - 1,300 / USD 800 - 1,550 / HKD 5,900 - 11,800

Sold: CHF 937

Gilded brass and rhomboid-shaped glass, 8-day going, keyless-winding, vertical rectangular-shaped, desk-clock.

Base engraved with a dedication “A Madame / Augusta Arnold / 1924-1944 / Grand Passage” (To Madame Augusta Arnold, 1924-1944, Grand Passage).

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3-6-8


Slightly oxidized

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

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

Reference 139

Year circa 1944

Case No. unnumbered

Material gilded brass and glass

Caliber lever escapement

Height 182 mm.

Width 155 mm.

Thickness 70 mm.

Weight 1 350 gr. (approx.)

Signature dial and movement


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