|Year:||Circa 1970’s probably 1969|
|Size - diameter excluding winding crown:||43.5mm|
|Size - length including lugs:||43.5mm|
|Price:||Price on request|
Unique and complete vintage Jaeger Lecoultre 2648.42 watch with original band and buckle. The watch has a round stainless steel case with a blue dial and three white sub dial for the minutes, hours and seconds. It is one-piece case. Hours are represented with steel and yellow batons. Luminous are excellent. The watch has steel baton hands and yellow hands for chronograph and sub dials. It has two outer pulsations scale, yellow 220 and blue 200. The crown comes with the JLC logo. The pushers are round. The back case is in stainless steel with engraved in the back “waterresistant 2648.42 – 5ATU – Stainless steel – One piece case – 1279054 – Logo JLC”. It has a manual winding movement with caliber Valjoux 72. The watch comes with the original JLC band as well as stainless steel JLC buckle. The watch comes with the original box.
The story of Lecoultre started in 1833 with Charles Antoine LeCoultre. In 1844 he invented the “millionometre” and then in 1851, he obtained a gold medal for his work and products at the universal exhibition. In 1877, LeCoultre built movement and between 1860 and 1925, it made 60,000 with various level of complication. 1925 is the merger with Edmond Jaeger. After this time came amazing pieces like the duoplan and the smallest caliber 101. Then came the Reverso in 1931, the Memovox in 1951, the Futurematic in 1953. In july 2000, the company became part of the Richemont group.
It is a manual winding movement with caliber Valjoux 72 (1938-1974), straight-line lever escapement, 17 jewels, 18,000bph and 48 hours of power reserve.
Diameter excluding winding crown: 43.5mm
Length including lugs: 43.5mm