Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 11, 2013

LOT 127

JAEGER-LECOULTRE REF. 855 MEMOVOX STEEL Jaeger-LeCoultre, "Memovox," Automatic, No. 1807651, case No. 1052778, Ref. 855. Made in circa 1960. Fine, center seconds, self-winding, stainless steel wristwatch with alarm, date and 2 crowns.

USD 1,500 - 2,500

HKD 11,500 - 19,000 / CHF 1,400 - 2,400

Sold: USD 4,750

Three-body, polished, screwed-down ring on the case back, the crown at 2 activates the central revolving alarm dial, the one at 4 is for time-setting and winding. Blue with applied faceted steel dart indexes and luminous dots, at the center, revolving alarm dial. Luminous steel dauphine hands. Cal. K825, rhodium-plated, fausses côtes decoration, 21 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, "bumper" rotor. Dial, case and movement signed.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3**


Repair required, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-19-01



HANDS Original


DIAM. 37 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm.