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Lot 198
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Jaeger-LeCoultre

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 CHF
Sold
16,250 CHF
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Description

  • A RARE LARGE STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC CENTRE SECONDS WRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND ALARM
    REF E859 MEMOVOX POLARIS CIRCA 1968
  • steel
• cal. K825 automatic nickel lever movement, 17 jewels • black lacquered dial with luminous dagger indexes and Arabic numerals, inner minute and second track and revolving disc to set the alarm, outer revolving graduated ring, aperture for date at 3, luminous baton hands • polished case, snap-on case back • case, dial and movement signed

Catalogue Note

The Polaris model was launched in 1965 as the successor to the Memovox DeepSea, this was the watch manufacturer’s response to the ever-increasing popularity of recreational scuba diving wristwatches. Manufactured between 1965 and 1970, the total production of the Polaris model is believed to be fewer than 1714 pieces. The present example remains in superb original condition making it a highly desirable example of the model.
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