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MK-Rare Early Gold LeCoultre Fancy Case Chronograph Wristwatch Cal. 281, Circa 1940's

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Item Number 113504
Weight 1.0000
Brand LeCoultre
Band Size Blue color 8 1/4 inches in length
Band Crocodile
Caliber 285
Case Metal 14k Yellow Gold
Serial Number on Case 51099
Circa 1940's
Condition Excellent
Notes About Condition The case is on overall very good condition with strong lines and solid back. Swiss hallmarks on back and center case.
Crown Set Yes
Crown Wind Yes
Crystal Plastic
Dial Original / Exotic
Escapement Lever
Gender Men's
Hallmarks Yes
Jewels 17
Lug to Lug Measurement 39.00mm X 32.00mm without the crown.
Movement Chronogragh
MK-Rare Early Gold LeCoultre Fancy Case Chronograph Wristwatch Cal. 281, Circa 1940's. The watch features a fantastic three piece circular solid 14K yellow gold case with applied stepped lugs measuring 35.00mm including the crown x 39.00mm lug to lug (Serial # 51099). It is signed on the inside back cover LeCoultre Swiss with factory hallmarks. The watch has a high grade Swiss Cal. 285 nickel plated 17 jewel movement that is signed LeCoultre. It has a straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring that is in good running condition however the watch does need an overhaul. It is topped with an original exotic silver painted dial signed LeCoultre with oversized double registers and Arabic indexes, outer chapter telemetry. These early tiny chronographs were based on the Universal Geneve platform which was shared by many watch companies. This combination of a fancy solid gold case and original untouched dial really works with this gem of a watch. The watch is triple signed LeCoultre.