1954 LeCoultre Vintage Mens Watch with Rare Case - 10K Gold Filled


Item No. 6734

The wristwatch showcased in today's offering is one of the desirable U.S. market dress models made by Jaeger-LeCoultre.

During the era that culminated in the '57 Chevy and the '59 Cadillac fin, Jaeger-LeCoultre made avante garde wristwatches for the U.S. market. Embodying distinctive design from the period, they are funky and original, yet elegant enough to be worn on the wrists of discriminating ladies and collectors.

Such is the case with the wristwatch showcased in today's offering, one of the Jaeger-LeCoultre's desirable U.S. market dress models. Distinctive without being ostentatious, Its possesses elegant drama in spades.

Its all original down to the dial, hands, winding crown, and faceted crystal! Its black "crosshair" dial with gilt lettering has a great look to it. Its orignal and untouched. Its case is in excellent condition with gold wear through only on the side tips of the lugs. The high points of the case show no gold wear - a rare treat with an example of this model - so the watch presents beautifully on the wrist.

One of our watchmakers has disassembled it down to its last screw and cleaned and oiled it. It continues to keep very accurate time. Photos of the inside available upon request.

For the finishing touch we have equipped it with a brand new Teju lizard strap making it ready for immediate enjoyment.

Included with the purchase is a one-year international warranty on the movement and its function and a custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity.

  • Manufacturer: Jaeger-LeCoultre
  • Country of origin: Switzerland, made for the U.S. market
  • Serial no.: 928,576
  • Year made: c. 1954
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes, Subsidiary Seconds
  • Designed for: Men
  • Case material: 10K gold-filled
  • Case markings (outside): 10K Gold Filled
  • Case markings (inside): Cased and Timed in U.S.A by LeCoultre, 10K gold filled, 1679
  • Case condition: Excellent. Fairly mild gold wear through on the sides of two of the lugs. No gold wear through on the tops of the ridges (most examples of this watch do). Presents beautifully on the wrist.
  • Dimensions: 22mm wide (without crown), 37.5mm lugs tip-to-tip
  • Dial: Black with gilt lettering and cross-hair design, gold applique dart and Arabic markers, subsidiary seconds crosshairs, original and untouched, excellent condition with surfact aging
  • Hands: Original, gold, epees
  • Movement type: High grade, Cal. 438 4C/W, rhodium plated, “fausses côtes” decoration, monometallic balance, 17 jewels
  • Movement markings: LeCoultre Co., Swiss, Seventeen Jewels, Unadjusted, 438/4CW
  • Jewels: 17 rubies
  • Beat frequency: 18,000 BPH
  • Band: Teju lizard, fully stitched, padded, brand new and unworn. We also stock a variety of others straps in various prints, skins, and colors. Please ask us if you're interested.
  • Crystal: Acrylic, faceted, excellent condition
  • Serviced: One of our watchmakers has disassembled it down to its last screw and cleaned and oiled it.
  • Timing: Timed to precision on a state-of-the-art computerized system. Your watch is important to us, and we will take care of it for its lifetime. We provide the best after sale care in the business with an experienced team of watchmakers both of whom each have over forty years of experience and a large number of parts.
  • Warranty: 1-year international warranty. Please email concierge@cotwatches.com for details.
  • Box/Papers: BOX - Connoisseur of Time watch presentation box; PAPERS - Custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity
  • Returns: 7 days full refund. 100% satisfaction guarantee

We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee for all of our watches. If you are in any way unsatisfied with the watch we will fully refund the purchase price anytime within 7 days after the watch has been received. Our goal is to exceed our client's expectations throughout the buying experience.

All watches are packaged carefully and mailed double boxed in specially constructed, reinforced shipping boxes designed for high value items. All watches are sent fully insured with signature required. Most of our domestic shipping is done through FedEx. At times we will also use USPS Express Mail, and we can accommodate most requests for your preferred carrier. International shipments are sent USPS International Express Mail or FedEx.

The purchase price will be the declared value of the merchandise on any required customs forms. The payment of all customs duties, tariffs, and taxes are the responsibility of the buyer.

Also note that water resistance of vintage watches can no longer be guaranteed and is not covered under the watch's warranty. We do not recommend getting a vintage watch wet, even one that was originally designed to be waterproof.

To get an idea of how this watch will look on the wrist, please use the Watch Sizing Guide


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