1959 Very Rare Jaeger LeCoulre Memovox 3159 Parking Alarm 18k Solid Gold With Archive from JLC
About the watch: Very rare and hard to find in 18k solid gold! In 1958, the Grande Maison celebrated its 125th anniversary by launching three models that highlighted its expertise and the innovative character of its creations. Among them was a particularly striking interpretations of the legendary Memovox : the Memovox Parking. With a dial for which a patent was filed and that is highly recognizable thanks to its blue and white pictogramme, the Memovox Parking allows to set the alarm for a specific duration in order to avoid any ticket.
Many examples were converted to the Parking edition, this one has the Archive from JLC proof that this example was born with the Parking Dial.
Case and Bracelet: 37mm good condition 18k Sold gold case. All the serial & model numbers are visible on the case. The case Has scratches from normal use. the watch is fitted on a new dark brown strap.
Dial:Original dial and hands shows some ageing.
Movement: Equipped with the manual-winding Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre 814 with alarm function (Serviced in Dec 2023).
Accessories: Original Box and the Archive from JLC.