JAEGER-LECOULTRE REF. 270.2.55 REVERSO
QUANTIEME PERPETUEL RETROGRADE PINK GOLD
Jaeger-LeCoultre, "Reverso - Quantième Perpétuel Retrograde," No.
468/500, Ref. 270.2.55. Made in a limited edition of 500 pieces in 2003,
sold in 2009.
Very fine and rare, rectangular, double-dial, 18K pink gold reversible
wristwatch with perpetual calendar, retrograde date, moon phases, night
and day indication, leap year, and an 18K pink gold Jaeger- LeCoultre
deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original fitted box, push-pin and
copy of the instructions.
Five-body, solid, polished, reeded bezel, sapphire crystals.
On one side, guilloche silver with painted Arabic numerals on a
plain reserve, subsidiary dials for the seconds and the leap years, half
moon- shaped aperture for the night and day indication at 1. Blued steel
epee hands. On the other side, guilloche silver dial with off center dials
for the days of the week and the months, retrograde sectors for the days
of the month and the age of the moon with painted Arabic numerals,
aperture for the moon phases. Blued steel alpha hands. All functions
can be adjusted independently from the other dial.
Cal. 855, tonneau-shaped, copper-colored, fausses cotes decoration,
39 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted
to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring.