SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE
JAEGER-LECOULTRE | ATMOS ROYALE, REFERENCE 5814, A GILT BRASS ATMOS CLOCK, CIRCA 1970
Estimate: 20,000 - 40,000 HKD
ATMOS ROYALE, REFERENCE 5814
A GILT BRASS ATMOS CLOCK,
Calibre: cal. 526 wound by changes in the air pressure, 15 jewels
Movement number: 203'001
Case: glazed front, gilt brass sides, top and base
Size: 230 mm length x 140 mm width x 270 mm height
Signed: case, dial and movement
Accessories: Jaeger-LeCoultre Guarantee and instruction manual
The movement is in working condition at the time of cataloguing. The dial with overall signs of wear and tarnishing, particularly at 11 o'clock. The brass front with signs of wear and tarnishing at 3 o'clock and 9 o'clock caused by opening and closing of the door. The balance wheel chamber with signs of scuffing presumably caused by its motion. The balancing scale has dried out. The case with overall minor signs of wear and tarnishing. The case top scattered with signs of hairline scratches. The case back with a minor chip at the top left corner. The base with minor overall wear. Otherwise the clock is in overall good condition.
Please note that the movement has not been tested for the accuracy of time and may need a service at the buyer's expense. Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement and we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts.
You are advised that watch straps or bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator or crocodile) are not sold with the watch and we reserve the right to remove these straps or bands prior to shipping. Furthermore, the watch may not come with its original manufacturers strap or band.
Prospective bidders should review the Conditions of Business, Authenticity Guarantee, the Guide for Prospective Buyers, and any Important Notice in the sale catalogue.