è Every watch comes complete with its own magnificent story. Sometimes we just have to dig a little deeper to uncover it.
Our heritage service can issue an archive extract with original details pertaining to the fabrication of your timepiece at your request, based on the details you supply it with.
To enable us to perform a search on your behalf, we require a quality photograph of your vintage model and movement, along with the numbers engraved on the back of the watch and the movement itself. To access the latter, we recommend you have your watch opened by an approved Jaeger‑LeCoultre dealer or qualified watchmaker.
Each request carries a fee of 250 CHF, payable once we have verified we can satisfy your search demand. This fee is to compensate our antique timepiece expert’s meticulous work. The document itself is not subject to a charge. Only then, an archive extract will be drawn up and sent within three months of payment. All extracts are written in English. They do not take the current state of the timepieces into account and cannot be deemed certificates of authenticity. Consequently, they may not be used when presented together with a timepiece as certification of its authenticity. If you wish to know the market value of your timepiece, we recommend that you contact a reputable auction house, such as Christie's, Antiquorum or Sotheby's.
The past is always part of the future with Jaeger‑LeCoultre.