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Brass "Atmos" Timepiece, Jaeger-Le Coultre

Auction:
2296
Lot:
27
Sold for:
$558$475

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2296
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 20, 2005 12:00PM

Description:

Brass "Atmos" Timepiece, Jaeger-Le Coultre, c. 1980s, the ivorytone metal dial with Arabic and abstract numeral indicators, automatic movement, 9 x 7 x 5 1/2 in.Note: The mechanism is a sealed capsule that expands and contracts with small changes in temperature and barometric pressure. The motion of the capsule winds the mainspring.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

ivorytone metal dial, Atmos clock, Atmospheric pressure, Barometer, Clocks, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Mainspring, Underwater diving, Wind

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