Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces
New York, Sep 30, 2015
JAEGER-LECOULTRE REF. 150.2.22 WORLD TIME CHRONO LIMITED EDITION PINK GOLD Jaeger-LeCoultre, Master Compressor, Extreme World Chronograph - Limited Series "Valentino Rossi 46," No. 201/246, case No. 2402162, Ref. 150.2.22. Made in a limited series of 246 pieces, circa 2006. Very fine, oversized, self-winding water-resistant, world time, 18K pink gold wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, 24-hour indication for the diurnal and nocturnal hours, date, integrated system for interchangeable bracelet and an 18K pink gold Jaeger LeCoultre double deployant clasp. Accompanied by fitted box, guarantee and instruction booklet.
Three-body, brushed pink gold with titanium panels on the sides, case back with four screws, lacquered number 46 and engraved signature of Valentino Rossi, winding crown and chronograph buttons with twist-lock guards, crown at 10 for setting the world time dial, inclined bezel, sapphire crystal. Black with luminous dart indexes and Arabic half-hour numerals, outer 1/5th seconds track, subsidiary dials for the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, apertures for the date and the seconds with chequered flag pattern, pink gold and white rotating 24-hour ring for the diurnal and nocturnal hours, outer world time dial marked with the names of 24 cities. Luminous pink gold alpha hands. Cal. 752, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 41 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance spring, shock absorbers.