Jaeger-LeCoultre - Ref. 488

  • Movement 
    Automatic
  • Year of manufacture 
    1970
  • Lot number 
    7
  • Location

Description

JAEGER-LECOULTRE REF 488
SAILBOAT CLOCK
Jaeger-LeCoultre, Swiss, Ref. 488, Made
circa 1960.
Fine and rare, brass and Lucite,
8-day going desk clock.
Rectangular Lucite mounted within a gilt brass tubular frame held by brass screws mounted on a stepped rectangular brass base.
Frosted Lucite with off-center brass disc surrounded by gilt brass faceted applied dart indexes. Three dimensional artwork depicting a Chinese fishing vessel and landscape. Brass dauphine hands.
Cal. 43 mm. rhodium-plated, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance spring, index regulator.