1950s Jaeger-Lecoultre 1st execution Memovox ref.3151

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The history of Jaeger-Lecoultre dates back to 1833, in the heart of the Vallée de Joux. During this period, the company has been at the origin of numerous timepieces and great horological achievements, such as the Reverso, the Memovox and the Geomatic. As passionate advice, never miss an appointment with the absolute classic that is the Memovox.

Launched in 1950, it is one of the first executions of this flagship model, which has been produced and reissued ever since. Its concept,
is a classic alarm watch and dressed, useful for all trades, it is in 1956 that will come out the automatic version that became the first automatic watch with alarm.

Aesthetically, its diamond hands typical of the 40s, its central dial gilded as desired and the balance of the color of the indexes and hands, create a perfect blend between grace and classicism. The heart of this piece is the hand-wound caliber 489, the first in the Memovox alarm watch series, released in 1950.

Details

BrandJaeger-Lecoultre
ModelMemovox 1st generation
YearCirca 1950
Case materielStainless steel
MovementManual cal.489
Diameter35mm
LocationHong Kong

Condition

CaseVery nice shape, original 
DialLight Patina, original radium
HandsOriginal, nice condition
CrownOriginal
BraceletCow leather
AccessoriesNone

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