Jaeger LeCoultre*** Snowdrop E877 Black*** 1970's
Jaeger LeCoultre Snowdrop Speed-Beat Memovox E877, Black Dial, NSA bracelet
Serial: 1300839
Circa: 1970's
Reference: E877

DIAL: Black dial with applied hour markers with tritium dots. Central silver rotating alarm indicator disc. Transparent ring with tritium dots. Date aperture at 3 o'clock.

MOVEMENT: Cal 916, automatic 'high beat' alarm movement, 17 jewels

CASE: 43mm, stainless steel, 'One Piece' case with screw bezel with mineral crystal. Twin crowns.

BRACELET: Stainless Steel grain/polish 3-link NSA bracelet, JLC Signed


NOTES: Includes second set of dial & hands in silver.
The Caliber 916 was released by Jaeger LeCoultre in 1969 and it was the first alarm movement to use a high-speed 28,800 A/h 'Speed Beat' balance for high precision.
It was also the first ever automatic alarm watch with a free-rotating rotor, as opposed to the previously fitted bumper movements.