Pierre Cardin New Old Stock Drivers Mechanical Wristwatch by Jaeger 1970Vintage Objects
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A new old stock futuristic acrylic and stainless steel driver's wristwatch made for Pierre Cardin in the 1970's.
Case and movement signed. Movement has been serviced in July 2021 and runs perfect. Case, dial and wristband further signed Pierre Cardin. Case and wristband also signed made in France. Width : 3 mm.
Not all companies in the watchmaking field have been able to stand the test of time quite like Jaeger LeCoultre, also known as the "watchmaker's watchmaker." Founded in 1833 by Antoine LeCoultre and originally named LeCoutre, the firm provided watchmaking's top brands, such as Patek Philippe, Vacheron Constantin and Audemars Piguet, the high-grade, unfinished mechanical movements with which they completed their watches.
In the early 1900s, Cartier's watch supplier Edmond Jaeger sought out LeCoultre's help in creating the world's thinnest watches. The collaboration resulted in the creation of Cartier's earliest Tank and Santos watches, all housed with LeCoultre movements. The duo decided to merge in 1937, and the firm officially became the Jaeger-LeCoultre brand by which collectors know and adore it today. Some of the firm's most significant and important timepieces include the Reverso, the Memovox, the Atmos clock and, among modern watches, their Master Complications.