This is one of the most unusual watches ever made by LeCoultre.
Fabulous LeCoultre Fancy Bezel, watch is a rare, highly sought after model that had a low production run in the 1950's and has become a highly desirable collectible. The eccentric case design from the 1950's era of experimental watch making design truly sets this watch apart.
The 10Kt gold filled case (stamped 10Kt. Gold Filled L.B.C) shows very little wear. Measures 29mm in diameter (without the crown) 40mm in length and it has a spectacular presence. The gold filled case is in excellent condition with no dents, dings, holes, brassing or wear-thru. The gold looks thick and has a nice shine. Features a snapback case that closes sharply and tightly.
3x signed and hallmarked, Case, dial and movement are all original. The high-grade LeCoultre quality and workmanship is evident throughout.
This stunning original dial is in very good condition. Matte brown dial with gold baton numerals and applied gold dot indices. Signed LeCoultre in Gold under the 12. A sub-seconds dial is located at 6 o'clock with Swiss Made just below. The hands are original The dial is covered by the original glass crystal with no scratches and in excellent condition.
The bracelet is a 17mm aftermarket Hirsch brown calf leather that nicely matches the watch.
Classic LeCoultre Calibre K440/CW movement serial number 720747. The movement is, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, mono-metallic balance, blued steel flat balance-spring. Signed "SWISS UNADJUSTED LECOULTRE CO K440/CW VXN SEVENTEEN 17 JEWELS". with the collector's coveted "VXN", This is the exact same movement used in Vacheron Constantin watches from that period. The movement has been cleaned, adjusted and is running strong, keeping excellent time..
This is one of the most unusual watches ever by LeCoultre.
I will include a 3 month guarantee on the movement which is long enough for you to assess the working order.
Also, I offer a refund if you are not entirely happy, as long as the watch is returned within seven day's. (shipping is not refundable)
A 3 month layaway option is available. There is no restocking fee or cancellation fee's if things don't work out. A complete refund of payments upon cancellation.
Vintage watches tend to be smaller. Please be sure that you are familiar with the sizes of vintage timepieces and check the measurements given.
Vintage Watches make great gifts for occasions such as Weddings, Anniversaries, Birthdays and Christmas. These vintage models are becoming much sought after and very rare so it's not something you see in everyday life making it something very special and unusual to give and receive.
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