|Price||3,500 € (= $3,725)|
|Power reserve||54 h|
|Number of jewels||17|
|Case diameter||35 x 46 mm|
|Dial numerals||Arabic numerals|
|Lug width||18 mm Size guide|
|Center Seconds, Luminescent Numerals, Blue Steel Hands, Luminous indexes|
Extremely rare version of the first generation Jaeger-LeCoultre Memovox powered with manual-winding movement cal.489/1 comes from the very first year of series production - from 1950. Among various versions of the dial produced, the one with luminous Arabic numerals is very rare. Very few survived in untouched condition after more than 60 years.
The watch went through complete service and testing in May 2016.
Manufacturer: Jaeger-LeCoultre, Switzerland
Type: Manual-winding wristwatch with alarm function
Year of production: ca.1950
Case type: 2-body, with snap-on caseback, mixed satin and mirror finishing. Caseback holds the movement.
Case material: Stainless steel
Case measurement: 35 mm (without crown) / 46 mm (lug-to-lug) / 18 mm (between lugs)
Case serial number: 622327
Case back: Snap-on, signed ‘Acier Inoxydable LeCoultre Swiss' on the inner part of the caseback and with serial number on the outer side of the caseback.
Crown/pushers: Steel fluted crowns, original, unsigned.
Movement type: manual-winding sweep seconds + manual-winding part for the alarm function
Movement model: Caliber p489/1 signed 'Jaeger-LeCoultre Swiss Fab.Suisse', 17 jewels, Parachoc protection, 54 hours of power reserve, 20 seconds of alarm reserve.
Movement serial number: 910916
Dial: Beautiful silver dial with aging turning the color to creamy. The dial is decorated with printed black minutes track on the outer perimeter and blue printed track on the inner perimeter of the dial. Radium luminous Arabic numerals, signed 'Jaeger-LeCoultre' at 12 o'clock, signed 'Swiss' at 6 o'clock.
Hands: Luminous blue steel hours and minutes hands (tempered), blue steel sweep seconds hand.
Case condition: 1 (mint). Strong, professionally polished, showing absolutely no trace of use/scratches.
Movement condition: 1 (mint) professionally serviced, only original parts. Adjusted and keeps good time. All functions work properly.
Dial/hands condition: Untouched original dial showing very creamy aging of the surface. Radium numerals show certain aging. Condition: 2 (fine). Original relumed hands.
Overall condition: 1 (mint)
Delivery set: The watch comes with brand new RIOS1931 strap and generic steel buckle. Along with our company’s warranty certificate, general terms and conditions of sale, our company’s box.
Warranty: 1-year technical warranty in accordance with terms & conditions (limitations may apply)
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