Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces
Hong Kong, Nov 27, 2016
JAEGER-LECOULTRE REF. 341.6.06S MINUTE REPEATER ROYAL OPERA OMAN ENAMEL DIAL BAGUETTE DIAMOND PLATINUM Jaeger-LeCoultre, Ref. 341.6.06.S. Made in a limited edition of 24 pieces circa 2015. Extremely fine and unusual, minute-repeating, water-resistant, platinum wristwatch with an 18K white gold Jaeger-LeCoultre deployant clasp.
Three body, solid, polished, bezel set with 44 baguette diamonds, transparent case back with 4 screws, diamond-set crown, engraving of musical notes on outer right side of the band, a push-button for minute-repeater. Grand Feu enamel depicting the Royal Opera House (Muscat, Oman), aperature to view the repeater gongs, sectional inner band with musical notes. White gold spade hands. Cal 942 rhodium-plated, fausse cotes decoration, partially skeletonized 22K pink gold rotor engraved "ROYAL OPERA HOUSE MUSCAT", 58 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, repeating on gongs by activating a push-button on the band.