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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

LOT 120

Jaeger-LeCoultre - Ref. 5901, “Atmos VII” clock; gilded brass and plexiglass

Gilded brass and plexiglass, self-winding, vertical rectangular-shaped, mantel clock wound by barometric pressure changes; red lacquered sides.

Brand Jaeger-LeCoultre, Le Sentier (Vallée de Joux)

Model “Atmos VII”

Reference 5901

Year circa 1967-1970

Movement No. 255 462

Case No. unnumbered

Material gilded brass and plexiglass

Caliber 528-1, with vacuum chamber winding the going barrel and lever escapement driven by annular tension pendulum

Signature dial, case and movement

HKD 10,000 - 12,000

USD 1,300 - 1,550 / EUR 1,200 - 1,450 / CHF 1,300 - 1,550

Sold: HKD 16,250


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3 *
Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original


Notes

One of the features of the “Atmos VII” cabinet is that the two side knobs, located in the base, are used for the straightening up.
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Bibliography

Lebet, Jean, Vivre de l’air du temps, Histoire de la pendula Atmos, Editions Jeager-LeCoultre, Le Sentier (Vallée de Joux), 1997 (88 pp.), p. 69.