|Brand:||Jaeger Lecoultre - Gubelin|
|Model:||Memovox – IPSO-VOX|
|Material:||18K solid yellow gold|
|Size - diameter excluding winding crown:||37mm|
|Size - length including lugs:||46mm|
The first automatic alarm watch ever made. Beautiful Jaeger Lecoultre Memovox in solid 18K yellow gold. The watch has an original dial Gubelin IPSO-VOX with gold batons and dots for each hour. Hands are in gold with Dauphine style with indirect second hand. Luminous are good on hands and dots. The date comes at 3 o’clock. At 12 o’clock, it indicates Gubelin and 6 o’clock IPSO-VOX. The case is in 18K yellow solid gold. In the back case you have engraved inside “0.750 – Gubelin IPSOVOX – 982474” and outside “Rob’T Bartel”. Automatic movement with caliber K825 with 17 jewels numbered 1724292. Both crowns are at 2 and 4 o’clock. It comes with a brown leather strap. Width between lugs is 18mm. Very collectible timepiece as extremely rare to find.
Gubelin is a swiss jeweler and watch retailer founded in 1854 in Lucerne, Switzerland.
The story of Lecoultre started in 1833 with Charles Antoine LeCoultre. In 1844 he invented the “millionometre” and then in 1851, he obtained a gold medal for his work and products at the universal exhibition. In 1877, LeCoultre built movement and between 1860 and 1925, it made 60,000 with various level of complication. 1925 is the merger with Edmond Jaeger. After this time came amazing pieces like the duoplan and the smallest caliber 101. Then came the Reverso in 1931, the Memovox in 1951, the Futurematic in 1953. In july 2000, the company became part of the Richemont group.
Automatic movement with a caliber K825 (1958) with number 1724292 and engraved Gubelin, Jaeger Lecoultre – Swiss fab Suisse with 17 jewels, and 18,000 bph.
Diameter excluding winding crown: 37mm
Length including lugs: 46mm