Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 11, 2013

LOT 164

JAEGER-LECOULTRE REF. 349, CHINOISE Jaeger-LeCoultre, Ref. 349. Made in the 1960's. Fine and rare, brass and Lucite, 8-day going desk clock with visible movement.

USD 1,000 - 2,000

HKD 62,000 - 155,000 / CHF 900 - 1,800

Sold: USD 1,500

Rectangular, Lucite panel, black background with gilt insets of a lady beneath a wisteria by a lily pool, brass bolt at each corner, stepped gilt brass base. Inset within the case, Perspex chapter ring with applied gilt faceted hour indexes. White tipped brushed gilt skeleton lozenge hands. Gilt-brass with linear wheel train, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance spring.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Case signed. HEIGHT 16 cm. WIDTH 23, DEPTH 5 cm.