• Pierre Cardin fresh air of total 1970’s style with a Jaeger FE 68 caliber
  • Pierre Cardin fresh air of total 1970’s style with a Jaeger FE 68 caliber
  • Pierre Cardin fresh air of total 1970’s style with a Jaeger FE 68 caliber
  • Pierre Cardin fresh air of total 1970’s style with a Jaeger FE 68 caliber
  • Pierre Cardin fresh air of total 1970’s style with a Jaeger FE 68 caliber
  • Pierre Cardin fresh air of total 1970’s style with a Jaeger FE 68 caliber
  • Pierre Cardin fresh air of total 1970’s style with a Jaeger FE 68 caliber

Pierre Cardin fresh air of total 1970’s style with a Jaeger FE 68 caliber

Brand:Jaeger Lecoultre
Model:Pierre Cardin
Year:After 1970’s
Material:Stainless Steel
Size - diameter excluding winding crown:40mm
Size - length including lugs:40mm
Condition:Good
Price:$850

Pierre Cardin fresh air of total 1970’s style with a Jaeger FE 68 caliber

In 1971, Pierre Cardin launched his very brief Espace watch line inspired by space travel from 1961 when Yuri Gagarin was the first man in space then. The watch was sold from 1971 to 1973 at his Espace boutiques. This stainless steel round dial is very rare. It comes with a grey dial with dots every five minutes and batons for 3, 6, 9 and 12. The hands have Stick shapes. Very plain, very minimalist. In the back case is engraved Jaeger France and the number 551656. It is a manual winding watch with caliber Jaeger FE 68 and 17 jewels.

History

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.

Technical details

Manual wind movement with Jaeger FE 68 caliber, 17 jewels, 21,600 bph and 39 hours of power reserve.

Measurements

Diameter excluding winding crown: 40mm
Length including lugs: 40mm

Price: $850