Excellent Vintage Jaeger LeCoultre Solid 18ct Gold Wristwatch 1949. In solid 18ct gold it is in excellent condition and is very attractive with stylized full length barrel lugs. It opens from the front! Fitted with a Jaeger calibre P480/C hand wound movement (serial number 687704) and dates to 1949. This movement was entirely built in house by Jaeger in Le Sentier and is in fine condition with no replacement parts.
Everything about this watch is original. The case bears Jaeger Le Coultre case number 15842, full British hallmarks for 18ct gold, the date letter for 1949 and the Birmingham assay office anchor mark. Made for Jaeger LeCoultre by Dennison it is of superb and heavy quality.
Dennison also created the gold cases for UK market Rolex and Omega watches at the time. Original silvered dial with mild signs of age. Golden hands and numbers that perfectly match the modern age! The watch case measures 31mm (winder crown included). Recently serviced and keeping excellent time.
A real gem in solid 18ct gold when, post war, such luxury was rare... Comes with a new genuine Hirsch leather strap. The item "Excellent 18ct Vintage Jaeger LeCoultre Solid 18ct Gold Wristwatch 1949" is in sale since Friday, March 27, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Wristwatches". The seller is "libellule-antiques" and is located in Nr London.This item can be shipped worldwide.