This Jaeger-LeCoultre Memovox Ref 3151 is a product of its era, with modest size, wonderful gold filled case, and legible Arabic numerals on the dial. Jaeger-LeCoultre is universally known for their excellent alarm watches and in house movements. The double-crown feature allows for winding and setting the time, as well as setting the alarm. The top crown sets the alarm complication of the timepiece. The alarm is crisp and noticeable which is a key feature of the manual cal. P489/1 movement.
This Jaeger-LeCoultre Ref. 3151 is whimsically functional and doubles as excellent dress pieces that suit today's fashion perfectly. This piece would make a great addition to an existing collection and be a great and classic timepiece as a stand-alone piece!
18K Yellow Gold
2pc Handmade Leather Strap
CASE & BRACELET
The gold filled case remains in excellent condition exhibiting light wear and signs of light polishing The case retains its original unsigned crowns and the serial number is clearly legible on the case back. Watch will come on a 2pc leather strap of your choosing.
DIAL & HANDS
The wonderful "SWISS" only silver dial with Arabic numerals is in great vintage condition. The dial itself has developed an interesting patina and warm tone that give the watch an excellent vintage aesthetic. The radium lume plots all remain intact and have taken on a nice dark patina, the 3, 6, and 7 o'clock plots exhibit some degradation under U.V. light inspection. The original radium gold dauphine hands are in exquisite condition and match the dial perfectly, the hands show no degradation under U.V. light inspection.
The alarm function operates flawlessly and the watch is keeping perfect time, previous service history is unkown.