Jaeger-LeCoultre Memovox Movement Alarm Mechanical Cal 814 Vintage Men's Watch 1950 to 1959 34mm 10K Gold Filled + New Box

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1950's LeCoultre Memovox Jaeger Alarm Henry Ford Limited Vintage Men's Watch

You are viewing a very rare and noteworthy achievement to watchmaking. Not many of these watches have survived. At his price if you was to sell on in the near future do not think you can lose money. A fine investment opportunity into vintage Jaeger-LeCoultre watches.

1. Limited Edition Henry Ford from the 1950s
2. Calibre 814 movement number 1058191
3. Recently Serviced - there is nothing to do apart from enjoy !
4. LeCoultre Box (very rare), instructions and two Ford Management achievement award pins will be enclosed
5. Trusted seller - Super FAST delivery

This classic example of a LeCoultre Memovox has a 10K gold-filled bezel with steel back case and lugs with fully working alarm.

As mid-century approached and lifestyle paces moved faster and faster, top Swiss firms needed a way to enhance the experiences of their now frequently traveling top clients and to help him better organize and govern his most precious possession - his time. In response to this need the engineers at Jaeger-LeCoultre created an alarm wristwatch in 1951.

The watches featured a fully mechanical alarm system. To pull off this difficult task, LeCoultre equipped these watches with significant inner alarm gearing and even an additional stem and crown, making elements of second movement that worked seamlessly in conjunction with the normal timing portion. It was quite an achievement to do this back in the 1950's.

The dial is original and untouched. New strap. Box original.

Please be advised vintage watches are smaller than today's standard's so ensure you are comfortable with the case size which is approx 34mm.

Condition: Used
Brand: LeCoultre (Now Jaeger-LeCoultre)
Country of origin: Switzerland
Year: 1950-1959
Model: "Memovox"
Functions: Hours, Minutes, Alarm (Reveil), Sweep Seconds
Gender: Men's
Case material: 10K Gold Filled
Case condition: God vintage condition with light wear as you would expect with a watch from the 1950s
Dimensions: 34mm approx
Dial: All original
Hands: Original
Movement type: Jaeger-LeCoultre, Cal. 814, rhodium-plated, “fausses côtes” decoration, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance spring
Movement markings: LeCoultre Co. Seventeen Jewels, Swiss, Unadjusted, 814
Jewels: 17 rubies
Width between lugs: 17mm
Working: Yes, it was recently cleaned and oiled
Box: Yes
Limited Edition: Yes

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