Within the framework of the partnership between Jaeger-LeCoultre, the International Herald Tribune and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre,

the Grande Maison in the Vallée de Joux is announcing the auction of a unique model:

Prototype N°1 of the Memovox Tribute to Deep Sea

“LeCoultre Spécial Amérique 1959” commemorative edition watch

a contemporary re-edition of the timepiece that represented an essential landmark in watchmaking history.

It was the world’s first diver’s watch to be equipped with an alarm function specially designed to provide divers with a specific audible indication warning them it is time to begin a progressive return to the surface.

Pre-registration is open now


Bidding period is from April 18th (12.00 C.E.T) to April 21st (18.00 C.E.T)

Proceeds from the sale will be entirely donated to the endangered Malpelo Flora and Fauna Sanctuary located 500 kilometres of the Colombian coast, in the Pacific Ocean and the surrounding maritime zone, considered one of the world’s most extraordinary diving spots.

Check out the website for more information regarding the auction.