LE COULTRE 50's WRIST ALARM Cal.814
LE COULTRE 50's WRIST ALARM Cal.814
Introducing the LeCoultre "List Alarm" in the 1950s .
Founded in Switzerland in 1833 , "Jaeger-LeCoultre" sought a larger market and was sold in the United States from the late 1930s to the 1960s . became).
The movement was made in Switzerland, the case was made in the United States to avoid high customs duties, and assembly and finishing were done in the United States.
Therefore, there is almost no difference in the performance of the movement, but unlike the simple original, the case design is characterized by being designed in an Art Deco style that Americans like.
A wrist alarm that is a clock with an alarm function.
A vintage watch with an alarm? You may think that, but the mechanism is really simple.
There is a metal rod on the back cover, and when the set time comes, a hammer equipped in the movement hits the rod to indicate the time.
Therefore, the alarm sound is "jijijiji" and sounds like a cicada.
This alarm function alone was a very revolutionary function at the time, but of course, you can also see the attention to detail in the design.
A 10- karat gold-plated gold case with an Art Deco lug design, and a gold flying Arabic index.
The black and beige two-tone dial is placed there to create a design with a classic feel.
The installed movement is Cal.814 . 17 stone hand-wound model.
As mentioned earlier, this movement has an alarm function, so it has two mainsprings, one for moving the hour hand and the other for activating the alarm.
The upper crown is in charge of setting the alarm time and winding it up for the alarm to ring, while the lower crown is in charge of setting the time and winding it up so that the hour hand moves.
Of course, since it is a movement of the prestigious Jaeger-LeCoultre, it is made with attention to precision.
The size is length: 42,8mm , width: 36,8mm , thickness: 11,2mm .
With the effect of the elaborate gold design case, it will brighten up your wrist.
The gold has aged nicely, so it feels very familiar to the skin and can be worn without discomfort.
As for the condition, the luminous paint at the 5 o'clock position on the dial has fallen off, but no other corrosion is seen.
The edges of the case remain solid, and the movement is in good condition.
A rare watch that combines Swiss technology and American design.
It goes very well with casual styles such as jackets and shirts, and this watch alone has such an impact that you don't need any other accessories.
It is one that has been made with attention to detail in terms of function and design.
| Cal.814 / 17 jewels / manual winding
|Length 40.6mm (including lugs) / Width 31.9mm (including crown) / Thickness 11.2mm / Lug width 18mm
|10KGF (10k gold plated)
|Watch body/original case/our store warranty (1 year free warranty)
| *This product will be overhauled after you place your order, so shipping will take about 1-2 months .
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At Amboy, when selling antique watches, instead of handing them over immediately after receiving an order, we ask a specialized craftsman to overhaul (hereinafter referred to as OH) and deliver them after OH is completed. (Period is about 1-2 months)
Watches are completely disassembled by professional watch repair technicians, replacing consumable parts such as internal packing, cleaning, lubricating, etc., and maintaining the watch to a condition with a daily difference of ± 1 minute.
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