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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 11, 2014

LOT 8

JAEGER-LECOULTRE REF. 270.2.55 REVERSO QUANTIEME PERPETUEL RETROGRADE Jaeger-LeCoultre, "Reverso - Quantième Perpétuel Retrograde," No. 264/500, Ref. 270.2.55. Made in a limited edition of 500 pieces in 2000. Very fine and rare, rectangular, double-dial, 18K pink gold reversible wristwatch with perpetual calendar, retrograde date, moon phases, night and day indication, leap year, and an 18K pink gold Jaeger- LeCoultre deployant clasp. Accompanied by a Jaeger-LeCoultre box, guarantee, setting pin and instruction manual.

Five-body, solid, polished, reeded bezel, sapphire crystals. On one side, guilloche silver with painted Arabic numerals on a plain reserve, subsidiary dials for the seconds and the leap years, half moon-shaped aperture for the night and day indication at 1. Blued steel epee hands. On the other side, guilloche silver dial with off center dials for the days of the week and the months, retrograde sectors for the days of the month and the age of the moon with painted Arabic numerals, aperture for the moon phases. Blued steel alpha hands. All functions can be adjusted independently from the other dial. Cal. 855, tonneau-shaped, copper-colored, fausses cotes decoration, 39 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring.

CHF 15,000 - 20,000

HKD 125,000 - 165,000 / USD 16,000 - 21,000

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Sold: CHF 15,000


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Notes

Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 26 x 42 mm. THICKNESS 10 mm. Property of a distinguished Collector To be sold without reserve