watches : Some Jaquet-Droz watches, pre SWATCH : A NOS JD Diver3

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Jaquet Droz from 1970s2

The Empress Josephine Singing Bird Box by Les Freres Rochat.1


This watch was often used by the French Navy in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Here are some of the particulars:
  • Screw-down crown
  • Stainless Steel, 38mm case
  • Automatic ETA Movement Cal. Exclusive 17 jewels shock resistant (signed)
  • Water resistant to 250 meters
  • Luminous hour markers and hands

Jaquet Droz from 1970s2

The Empress Josephine Singing Bird Box by Les Freres Rochat.1


Sources:

  1. Antiquorum, via search engine http://www.antiquorum.com
  2. eBay #8932147486 sold on 05-08-06 for £41, http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=8932147486
  3. For Sale add on thePurists on 05-12-2006, sold for $975. http://www.thepurists.com
  4. Personal collection of cme2c (Jeff Geisert), offered for sale on http://www.timezone.com for $2900 on 06-17-2006
  5. Personal collection of Larry Seiden
  6. The European Watch Company in Boston

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