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1945 Jaeger-LeCoultre Triple Calendar Ref.2721

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This exquisite and eye-catching vintage timepiece by Jaeger-Lecoultre comes from ca.1945 and offers perhaps one of the most admirable and elegant triple-calendars ever made. The reference 2721 is notable for 36 mm stainless steel case decorated with elegant teardrop lugs and a refined dial's layout - even though the watch has 4 hands and 2 apertures, it remains perfectly balanced and easy to read. The movement inside is an in-house Cal.464A (production of ca.1800 pieces between 1944 and 1945 according to Zaf Basha) perfectly combines precision, functionality and the best Swiss craftsmanship. This particular piece is notable for overall outstanding near-NOS condition inside and out.

The watch went through complete service in January 2018.
Technical warranty: 1 year.

Case:

  • Stainless steel 2-body case with snap-on case back. High-polished finishing. 
  • Professionally polished to factory specs. 
  • 36 mm (without crown) / 46 mm (lug-to-lug) / 17 mm (between lugs)
  • Original steel crown
  • Original acrylic crystal

    Movement:

    • Precise manual-winding movement with sweep seconds and triple calendar
    • Pushers at 2 (setting month) and 4 o'clock (setting date), the day of the week is changed with crown
    • Cal.464 signed "Jaeger-LeCoultre"
    • Gold-plated, 17 Jewels, 18000 A/h, 40 hours of power reserve
    • Fully serviced in May 2017

    Dial:

    • Original untouched silver dial in excellent condition showing barely visible aging on the outer perimeter.
    • Signed "Jaeger-LeCoultre" at 12 o'clock. Signed "Swiss" at 6 o'clock.
    • Raised pink gold hour markers and Arabic numerals
    • Original pink gold hands in outstanding condition.

    Delivery set:

    • The watch with blue lizard strap and generic steel buckle
    • Our company’s warranty certificate, invoice and general terms and conditions.

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    It is always crucial to understand the size of the watch, especially when it comes to vintage watches which are generally considered as too small in comparison with what watch industry offers today. For example, the original Patek Philippe Calatrava introduced in the 1930s was only 31 mm in diameter, while today's classic Calatrava is 39 mm. When you think about 8 mm, it doesn't seem to be a big difference, but believe it is.

    In our condition reports we normally disclose three most important parameters as follows: diameter without crown / lug-to-lug length / lug width. 

    Diameter without crown

    It is, so far, the most important measurement to understand the size of a regular round-shaped watch.It helps you to understand proportions and overall look of the watch. It is important to consider width of the bezel and color of the dial, because certain combinations may make the watch look bigger, while some other smaller. It is all very individual, however there is common understanding:

    Lug-to-lug width

    This parameter will help you to understand whether the watch is comfortable for wearing. You should compare lug-to-lug width with the width of your wrist, and if lug-to-lug width is smaller or equal, then this watch shall be comfortable.

    Lug width

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