Jaeger-LeCoultre retailed by Asprey Ref. E385 gold vintage wristwatch, sold in 1964
A 9ct yellow gold automatic wristwatch with original certificate and presentation box
This smart Jaeger-LeCoultre wristwatch is complete with its original guarantee paper and presentation box. Purchased in 1964 from Asprey in London’s New Bond Street, the watch was presented as a retirement gift from Shelton Iron and Steel Works in Stoke-on-Trent. Automatically wound, the watch is powered by Jaeger-LeCoultre’s calibre K880 and the 9ct gold case has a screw-down case back. The dial is in excellent original condition and in addition to the maker’s signature, features the retailer’s name ‘Asprey’ to the lower half of the dial.
[M] Jaeger-LeCoultre calibre K880 automatic movement, lever escapement, 17 jewels, mono-metallic balance, 19,800 BPH, Kif-flector shock absorber [D] silvered dial, applied gilded baton indexes and matching hands, centre seconds [C] 9ct yellow gold case with chamfered bezel, screw-down case back with presentation inscription, replacement winding crown [S] case, dial and movement signed
Diameter excluding winding crown: 34mm
Length including lugs: 42.5mm
Depth to centre of crystal: 11mm
Strap width/lug gauge: 17mm
This watch has been fully serviced and overhauled and is sold with a one year guarantee and detailed Black Bough certificate.