Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

LeCoultre Polaris Stainless Steel Wristwatch with Alarm

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
441
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

LeCoultre Polaris Stainless Steel Wristwatch with Alarm, Switzerland, c. 1968, divers watch, triple crowns with gridwork motif, at two to wind and set the alarm, at three to adjust the inner rotating dial ring, and at four to wind and reset the automatic movement, triple case back, the outer pierced with sixteen holes to make the alarm more audible underwater, the water-proof component inner bronze back below, dial center rotating alarm disc marked Memovox with triangle to set the desired alarm time, dark brown time section with tapered hatch marks, date aperture at 3, and marked LeCoultre/Automatic, rotating inner diver's bezel with Champion stainless steel band, dia. 42 mm.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Case back engraved MFS. Slight wear to dial around 6. Watch is currently running. Alarm needs adjustment. Cleaning and lubrication suggested.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

stainless steel band, Champion, diver