Jaeger-LeCoultre will donate the entire proceeds to aid UNESCO World Heritage conservation
From 18th to 21st April, 2011, Jaeger-LeCoultre launched its third online Auction for the preservation of marine World Heritage sites. The Manufacture offered for Auction a limited-series watch in tribute to the legend of diver’s watches: the Prototype N° 1 of the Memovox Tribute to Deep Sea, "LeCoultre Spécial Amérique 1959" commemorative edition. The winning bid was £16'208. This collector will now have the pleasure of being the proud owner of this limited-series watch, belonging to Jaeger-LeCoultre's technical heritage, as the first diving watch ever to be equipped with an alarm and self-winding Calibre in a new size that reflects current trends. Jaeger-LeCoultre has a long-term partnership with the UNESCO World Heritage Centre and the International Herald Tribune to help defend and protect outstanding marine sites that require immediate intervention. 100% of the proceeds from the online Auction will be donated to the Colombia’s Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary which has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 2006. A live legend. A collector’s timepiece. A tribute to Jaeger-LeCoultre great history in diving: learn more about this commemorative edition of the 1959 Memovox Deep Sea watch.