Jaeger-LeCoultre cal.P480 steel vintage wristwatch, circa 1954
A mid-size manually wound steel wristwatch
Mid-sized and mid-century this Jaeger-LeCoultre wristwatch has angular, multi-faceted flaring lugs. The two-part case has a solid upper body with an integrated bezel that is stepped and chamfered. Manually wound, the calibre 480 movement is beautifully finished with decoratively damascened bridges. There is patination and light oxidation spotting to the dial as well as a small scratch to the sub seconds dial and a small scratch between 10 and 11 o’clock.
[M] Jaeger-LeCoultre calibre P480/c manually wound movement, lever escapement, 15 jewels, 18,000 BPH, Parechoc shock absorber [D] patinated silvered, raised gilded Arabic and triangular indexes, engine-turned subsidiary seconds, gilded sword-shaped hands, black outer minute track [C] steel two-piece circular case, chamfered bezel, angular faceted flared lugs, snap-on case back [S] case, dial and movement signed
Diameter excluding winding crown: 31.5mm
Length including lugs: 39mm
Depth to centre of crystal: 8mm
Strap width/lug gauge: 16mm
This watch has been fully serviced and overhauled and is sold with a one year guarantee and detailed Black Bough certificate. A Black Bough leather watch pouch and card outer box will accompany this watch.