Jaeger-LeCoultre cal. 404 lady’s steel vintage wristwatch, circa 1937
A lady’s steel Art Deco wristwatch with two-tone dial
This elegant Art Deco wristwatch has a very attractive two-tone dial, the centre of which has a crosshair motif set against a high sheen ground. The movement is Jaeger-LeCoultre’s calibre 404 which the watchmaker first introduced in 1933, the cal.404 was initially developed for use in LeCoultre’s ladies’ Reverso models. The steel case has the sharp, clean lines so favoured by the Art Deco period.
[M] Jaeger-LeCoultre calibre 404 manually wound, jewelled movement, lever escapement, compensation balance [D] two-tone silvered dial, black Arabic and baton numerals, central crosshair motif, blued steel sword-shaped hands, inner black minute track [C] steel rectangular case with chamfered bezel, centrally-set lugs, snap-on case back [S] case, dial and movement signed
Length including lugs: 31mm
Length excluding lugs: 23mm
Width excluding crown: 14mm
Depth to centre of crystal: 6mm
This watch has been fully serviced and overhauled and is sold with a one year guarantee and detailed Black Bough certificate.