Jaeger-LeCoultre Ref. 1901 steel vintage wristwatch, circa 1965
An elegant and slim stainless steel manually wound circular wristwatch
This stylish dress watch dates to the mid 1960s. The slim stainless steel case houses LeCoultre’s thin calibre 818 which has a movement height of just 2.94mm and was first introduced in 1959. With a satin finished surface, the silvered dial has incised polished baton numerals and the maker’s signature is handsomely arranged in place of the 3 o’clock marker, whilst the Jaeger-LeCoultre logo is applied below 12 o’clock. The silvered dial has a scratch running parallel with the baton at 2 o’clock and there is some patchy discolouration at the edge of the dial between 5 and 7 o’clock and between 12 and 1 o’clock.
Jaeger-LeCoultre manually wound calibre 818 movement, lever escapement, mono-metallic balance, 18,000 BPH, Kif shock absorber; silvered satin finished dial, incised baton numerals; polished stainless steel two-piece case, chamfered bezel, snap-off back, Jaeger-LeCoultre winding crown; case, dial, movement and crown signed.
Diameter excluding crown: 34mm
Length including lugs: 41mm
Depth including crystal: 7mm
Strap width/lug gauge: 18mm
All Black Bough watches have been fully serviced and overhauled and are sold with a one year guarantee and detailed Black Bough certificate. This watch is accompanied by a Black Bough presentation box.