Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 11, 2013

LOT 155

JAEGER LECOULTRE REVERSO GYROTOURBILLON 2 WHITE GOLD Jaeger-LeCoultre, Reverso Gyrotourbillon 2, No. 2/20, case No. 2667021, Ref. 247.3.07. Made in a limited edition of 20 sets in white gold. Sold on December 18th, 2009. Complicated and extremely rare, large, rectangular, reversible 18K white gold wristwatch with visible Jaeger- LeCoultre caliber 174 with inclined two-cage multi-axis spherical tourbillon, 50 hour power reserve and 24-hour indication, "1000 Hours Control," and an 18K white gold Jaeger-LeCoultre double deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original fitted box, guarantee certificate, instruction booklet, Magnifying Glass and loupe.

USD 180,000 - 280,000

HKD 1,400,000 - 2,200,000 / CHF 165,000 - 260,000

Sold: USD 201,750

Five-body, solid, polished, reeded bezel, transparent case back, sliding lock in the band at 4, sapphire crystals. Transparent off-center sapphire grey ring dial with painted white radial Arabic numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary 24-hour silver ring dial at 9, the lower half with aperture to view the Gyrotourbillon, sector for the 50-hour power-reserve indication on the reverse side. White gold epee hands. Cal. 174, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes and hounds-tooth decoration, 28,800 vibrations per hour, 58 jewels, one-minute rotating exterior tourbillon carriage and 3.2 rotating per minute interior cage, 14K gold balance and adjusting screws, lateral lever escapement, Self-compensating helical balance spring, 6 shock absorbers on all axis pivots. Dial, case and movement signed.

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Grading System
Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


DIM. 35 x 55 mm. THICKNESS 15 mm.