1958 Jaeger Lecoultre Ref.E168 Rare "Geophysic Chronometre" in Stainless Steel

Manufacturer Jaeger LeCoultre
Model Geophysic Chronometre
Year of Manufacture 1958
Reference no. E168
Product no. A-6727
This is a description of a highly rare watch manufactured by Jaeger-LeCoultre in 1958. It's a stainless steel model called the "Geophysic Chronometer," renowned among connoisseurs as a prestigious chronometer model. Produced to commemorate the 125th anniversary of Jaeger-LeCoultre, it's an extremely scarce model. Equipped with a high-performance movement featuring a hacking function, it boasts exceptional accuracy and antimagnetic properties, utilizing a soft iron dial and inner case. It's said to have been handed to the crew of the submarine Nautilus as a timepiece known for its precision and durability. With a production period spanning from 1958 to 1959 and an exceedingly low number of units made, it's considered a super rare piece.
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Item details

Serial no. 748,***
Caliber P478/BWSbr
Movement no. 1,331,***
Movement type Manual winding
Material Stainless steel
Case size 35mm
Case type Screw back Water-resistant
Dial Original
Type of Indices Applied
Belt Non-original (17mm, lug width) / GF Type-2
Evaluation case 93%
Evaluation dial 92%
Evaluation mov 93%
Condition 4.5
Rarity 5

Other details

Case: There are some ageing and minor scratches, but the case is in beautiful condition with the original shaping.

Dial: There are some age-related scratches at the 9 o'clock position, but the rest of the dial is clean and free of any noticeable scratches or stains.

Movement: The movement is well wound and the accuracy is around 10 seconds per day.