Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

LOT 120

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

HKD 10,000 - 12,000

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

Sold: HKD 16,250

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

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3 *
Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

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

Height 22 cm.

Width 17.8 cm.

Thickness 11 cm.

Signature dial, case and movement


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.

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.