Dating during the 1940 s
Because of strict import/export restriction, JLC couldn't easily get fully-built watches to the American market, so they began shipping movements to U. An engraving on the inside of the snap case back reads "Cased and Timed in the U. The svelte 35mm 10K yellow gold-filled case cradles a lovely matte white dial with applied Breguet numerals.
The blue outer date track and red-accented date indicator converse brightly with the moonphase disc, complete with a 'face.' If you're a fan of triple dates, this gorgeous moonphase should be high up on your list.
During the 2012 fiscal year, the Tuition Assistance Program provided 5 million to soldiers.The Sixteenth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 132,164,569, an increase of 7.3 percent over the 1930 population of 123,202,624 people. A number of new questions were asked including where people were 5 years before, highest educational grade achieved, and information about wages.This census introduced sampling techniques; one in 20 people were asked additional questions on the census form.In fact, it was during the war years that JLC developed the Étache, the first square case that offered water resistance comparable to Rolex's Oyster case design.
JLC's square movements were essential for their range of square and tank-cased watches like the Reverso, and found their way into European-only versions like the 'double date' and 'triple-date.' But throughout the 1940s, JLC was also utilizing these movements in circular case designs that were offered in the United States. This particular example dates to the mid to late 1940s and is driven by the rare 17-jewel Calibre 806/AW, a manual-winding triple date unit that was common in the European square-cased triple dates. by Le Coultre." As always with JLC, the aesthetics of the piece haven't suffered.The matte white dial is in good condition and has darkened slightly with age. Includes one 16mm alligator strap with matching gold-tone buckle.