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  • Manufacturer: Jaeger-LeCoultre
    Year: Circa 1993
    Reference No: 270.2.68
    Movement No: 2’618’221
    Case No: No. 193/500
    Model Name: Reverso Tourbillon
    Material: 18k pink gold
    Calibre: Manual, cal. 828, 27 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Leather
    Clasp/Buckle: 18k pink gold Jaeger-LeCoutre deployant clasp
    Dimensions: 26mm width, 36.5mm length
    Signed: Case, dial and movement signed
    Accessories: With Jaeger-LeCoultre guarantee dated June 22, 1996 and retailed by Wempe, Berlin, wooden presentation box, product literature and outer packaging.

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present watch with tourbillon was released in 1993 in a limited number of 500 pieces to celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Reverso. It is classic both from its design and the complicated movement, and is a wonderful addition to a collection that focuses on the classics.

  • 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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Ref. 270.2.68
A fine and rare limited edition pink gold reversible tourbillon rectangular-shaped wristwatch with power reserve, made to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Reverso collection, numbered 193 of 500 pieces

Circa 1993
26mm width, 36.5mm length
Case, dial and movement signed

Estimate
HK$120,000 - 200,000 
€13,300-22,100
$15,400-25,600

Sold for HK$200,000

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: SEVEN

Hong Kong Auction 27 November 2018