Jaeger cal. 285 18ct 'hunter case'

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Jaeger cal. 285 18ct 'hunter case'

Postby TBW » Mon Feb 09, 2015 2:06 pm

Hi all!

I have been a long time watchcollector and lurker. Really loving all the knowledge spread here.
So I bought this Jaeger 1930's chronograph this weekend from the family of the first owner. I know the Jaeger Chronographs with 285 calibre are pretty rare, gold cases are a bit rarer and black dials are even more rare.
But the real cool thing about this watch is that it has a 'hunter' case, the caseback and 'bezel' with crystal are foldable by hand. Has anybody seen one like this? I took these pictures from the watch how I found it. It will need a service.

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Re: Jaeger cal. 285 18ct 'hunter case'

Postby zafbasha » Mon Feb 09, 2015 6:26 pm

Good looking watch. The caliber 285 is actually made by Universal Genève, not that rare. But you're right the black dial and hinged case is pretty unusual.

If you need a service, we can perform, no problem. We've done many.


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