1940s Jaeger-Lecoultre Triple Calendar Moonphase

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During the late 40s, Jaeger-Lecoultre has produced a handful of triple calendar watches, usually in 18kt gold. A few models were produced in stainless steel, and, even rarer, featuring a moonphase complication. The gold version got some notoriety when worn by the master of masters, Picasso himself.

This gorgeous example, steel and moonphase, come in a nice case with drop lugs, shows a nice patina to the dial and an mesmerizing gilt moonphase disc. It was obviously produced for the French market, the date discs being displayed in French, along with the “Fabriqué en Suisse” mention.


Details

BrandJaeger Lecoultre
ModelTriple Calendar Moonphase
YearCirca 1940
Case materialStainless steel
MovementManual
Diameter33 mm

Condition

Overall condition is very good. Dial shows a nice creamy patina and case is in superb condition for its age. Hands look great also. Glass is in perfect condition. The watch has been serviced.