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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 11, 2013

LOT 108

JAEGER-LECOULTRE REF. 176.8.29.S MASTER GEOGRAPHIC STEEL Jaeger-LeCoultre, "Master Control 1000 Hours, Geographic," No. 3791475, case No. 2889176, Ref. 176.8.29.S. Made circa 2009. Very fine, "World Time," center seconds, self-winding, water- resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with date, 40-hour power reserve and day and night indication. Accompanied by an instruction booklet.

Three-body, solid, polished, concave lugs, transparent case back secured by 4 screws and the applied Master Control 1000 hours logo, the crown at 10 is to rotate the city disc for the second time zone, sapphire crystals. Matte silver with applied steel dart indexes and luminous dots, subsidiary dials for the second time zone at 6 with day/nignt indicator at 9, the date at 2, sector for the up-and-down indication at 10, aperture for a bi-directional rotating disc with the names of the world's major cities. Luminous steel dauphine hands. Cal. 939, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 34 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance with timing screws, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung flat balance spring, 22K gold rotor segment, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed.

USD 3,000 - 5,000

HKD 23,000 - 39,000 / CHF 2,900 - 4,800

Sold: USD 7,500


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Notes

DIAM. 39 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm.