Just Beautiful Large Size (36mm) 1940’s Bull Horn Lug Jaeger le Coultre Day Date Gents Vintage Watch

The Overview

We are working with a UK based collector who has asked us to market a selection of his watches. As part of the offer each watch has had a full service and refurbishment by the UK’s leading watchmaker, Steven Hale Watch Restoration. Each watch will come with a 2 year guarantee from Steve Hale and a lifetime guarantee on the authenticity by Sonning Vintage Watches.

This is a simply beautiful example of the bull horn lugged Jaeger le Coultre Day, Date and Month wristwatch from the 1940’s. The solid steel case with the super desirable bull horn lugs is in excellent condition with only the most minimal signs of wear – it’s also 36mm across which for this period is very rare. The original ivory/cream Jaeger signed dial has been professionally refinished to the highest possible standards and is classically late art-deco. The rose gold hands and applied hour batons with numbers at the quarters and the extra large sub-second dial create a stunning look. The very high grade Jaeger signed manual wind movement is again in the excellent condition and has just been serviced by SHWR. The watch sits on a new, high quality dark tan calf skin strap with steel buckle.

I do have movement and inside case pictures but these were taken at SHWR on a mobile but happy to send them across if you’d like them.

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The Case

The solid steel case with the super desirable bull horn lugs is in excellent condition with only the most minimal signs of wear – it’s also 36mm across which for this period is very rare. The inside case is signed ‘Acier Inoxyable’ and ‘Fab Suisse’. The outside case has the reference ‘312835’.

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The Movement

The very high grade Jaeger signed manual wind movement is again in the excellent condition and has just been serviced by SHWR. The movement is signed ‘Jaeger le Coultre’ and ‘Swiss’. The movement number is 406418.

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The Box, Papers and Sonning Warranty

As with the majority of pre-owned watches that are 10 years or older, this particular watch does not come with its original box and paperwork. The watch is 100% genuine and rest assured we provide a lifetime guarantee on the authenticity and provenance of all the watches we sell.

Although there is no original paperwork, we do provide a written invoice and 3 page insurance valuation with the pictures of the watch and all available reference numbers. We also give a 12 month warranty on all our watches. We also stock a good selection of vintage watch boxes to help complete your purchase.

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About Sonning Vintage Watches

Sonning Vintage Watches are one of the largest prestige brand vintage watch retailers on the Internet carrying stock of around £800,000; we’ve sold over 3,000 vintage watches across the world since our formation in 2009. We’re based in Berkshire and Nottingham and spend 1- 2 days a week in London. Whilst we’re an Internet business we do ‘show’ 90% of our watches prior to sale and travel across England to meet prospective buyers.

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Why Purchase a Watch from SVW

We provide a lifetime guarantee on the authenticity and provenance of all our watches and come with a full printed Receipt of Sale and Insurance Valuation. Purchasing from SVW gives you the protection and reassurance of buying from an incorporated company with outstanding customer testimonials.

We provide a high quality box and use the Royal Mail Special Delivery for the UK and DHL for overseas sales. They are insured for the full purchase value.

See what our customers say – 100% positive feedback on all our sales sites and over 40% of our customers buy again or refer us!

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Couriering and Pre-Delivery Inspection

We use the Royal Mail’s Guaranteed next day service for UK sales and DHL for all overseas shipping. All our watches are fully serviced, but prior to couriering each one will undergo a 3 day pre-delivery check to ensure the watch is in perfect condition.

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The Conclusion

This is a rare and highly collectable vintage watch from one of horology’s most famous names and will, if history is any judge, provide an excellent financial investment as well as a possession to treasure and enjoy. I will provide an insurance valuation in excess of my asking price. Please appreciate the difficulty of photographing this piece, it looks even better in real life. Subject to your location I’ll happily show the watch.

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