“From Rosalind to Dick” Nov 24, 1937 says the inscription on the back of this pure Jaeger LeCoultre Uniplan Tank in 18k solid yellow gold, the romance truly perspires from this watch.
The Uniplan model of JLC is identical to the Reverso in shape, movement and size. With it’s elongated and curved case it wraps around the wrist majestically and is a real pleasure to wear.
The case measuring a handsome 21mm x 39mm is in it’s estate condition having been enjoyed by Dick for many years and still retaining it’s curves and facets. The lug edges are very sharp. The hallmarks on the case back are sharp and deep.
The original untouched dial with the 1937 center seconds Reverso configuration aged to a beautiful creamy butterscotch patina. The JLC signature faded but is still visible while the Swiss at 6 is prominent. The original blued steel hand set is in pristine conditions.
The manual wind JLC movement is winding smoothly and running fine.
On vintage crocodile strap and generic buckle.
A collector’s item and an uber classic 1930s timepiece. Lot’s of watch for the money.
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