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  • Manufacturer: Jaeger-LeCoultre
    Year: Circa 1998
    Reference No: 146.2.92
    Movement No: 2'817'467
    Case No: 152
    Model Name: Master Geographique
    Material: Platinum
    Calibre: Automatic, 929-3, 38 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Black Jaeger-LeCoultre crocodile leather strap
    Clasp/Buckle: Platinum Jaeger-LeCoultre folding deployant clasp
    Dimensions: 38 mm. diameter
    Signed: Case, dial and movement signed
    Accessories: With Jaeger-LeCoultre Certificat de Garantie dated 14 August 1998, instruction manual, product literature, fitted presentation box and outer packaging.

  • Catalogue Essay

    Jaeger-LeCoultre introduced the first Master Geographique collection in 1990. The present traveller's dual and world time wristwatch features an independent adjustable hour hand and the second time zone can be easily read and adjusted. The city of the second time zone is indicated within an archer aperture at 6 o'clock. Accompanied with original guarantee and fitted presentation box, the present watch is numbered 152 of a limited edition of 250 pieces only.

  • Artist Biography

    Jaeger-LeCoultre

    Swiss • 1833

    Not all companies in the watchmaking field have been able to stand the test of time quite like Jaeger LeCoultre, also known as the "watchmaker's watchmaker." Founded in 1833 by Antoine LeCoultre and originally named LeCoutre, the firm provided watchmaking's top brands, such as Patek Philippe, Vacheron Constantin and Audemars Piguet, the high-grade, unfinished mechanical movements with which they completed their watches.

    In the early 1900s, Cartier's watch supplier Edmond Jaeger sought out LeCoultre's help in creating the world's thinnest watches. The collaboration resulted in the creation of Cartier's earliest Tank and Santos watches, all housed with LeCoultre movements. The duo decided to merge in 1937, and the firm officially became the Jaeger-LeCoultre brand by which collectors know and adore it today. Some of the firm's most significant and important timepieces include the Reverso, the Memovox, the Atmos clock and, among modern watches, their Master Complications.

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Property of a Prominent Asian Collector

Σ953

Ref. 146.2.92
A platinum limited edition dual and world time wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date, power reserve and day and night indicator

Circa 1998
38 mm. diameter
Case, dial and movement signed

Estimate
HK$50,000 - 80,000 
€6,000-9,600
$6,400-10,000

Sold for HK$72,500

Contact Specialist
Thomas Perazzi
Head of Watches, Asia
+852 2318 2030
[email protected]

Ziyong Ho
Specialist
+852 9386 2032
[email protected]

Jill Chen
Specialist
+852 2318 2033
[email protected]

The Hong Kong Watch Auction: FOUR

Hong Kong Auction 30 May 2017