One of the finest selections of vintage and contemporary watches we were able to put together. We tried to do our best to offer you extremely rare and well preserved collectable pieces of the best manufactures.
Session I: Saturday 22 October, 2:30 PM – lots 1 to 104
Session II: Sunday 23 October, 10:30 AM – lots 105 to 179
Session III: Sunday 23 October, 2:30 PM – lots 180 to 271
96 Jaeger-LeCoultre Gorgeous and Large, Master Control-Grand Reveil, Automatic Wristwatch in Steel, With Alarm, Moon Phases, 24-Hour Indication, Reference 149.8.95, Box and Papers
Estimate: € 7,000 – 14,000
Sold € 8,450
Model: Master Control
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Bracelet Material: Leather Strap
Case N°: 2410990
Dimensions: 43 mm
Signed: Dial, Case and Movement
Accessories: Box and Papers
In 1950, Jaeger-LeCoultre released the Memovox, also known as “voice of memory”, a name derived from the Latin words “memoria” for memory, and “vox” for voice. In 2002, 52 years later the launched of the first specimen, Jaeger launched a new edition of the Memovox, under the Master Grand Reveil collection. Realized in steel, the reference 149.8.95, such as the present watch is a solid timepiece that, despite the use of one of the hardest materials available, is conformable and charming. The three-body case with concave and curved lugs has a Compressor Key for alarm winding crown at 2, time-setting and winding crown at 4, lever in the band to set alarm to vibrate and back secured by four screws, all preserved in very good conditions. Link together by a leather strap, on the case back all the engravings are deep and clear. The silvered mat dial has applied dagger numerals, four subsidiary dials indicating day, date, months with leap year indication and phases of the moon with 24-hour indication, alarm/vibration indiction between 10 and 11 o’clock, red-tipped alarm indicator, center seconds. Furthermore, the watch also comes with its box and papers.