The platinum cufflinks pictured in your post once belonged to me and were sold a few years ago to the JLC Heritage Gallery. The watch inside the cufflink was actually an unmarked caliber 104..... much rarer than the caliber 101 and only a fraction larger.
You'll find that valuations/appraisals aren't allowed on most discussion forums, so I can't help you there. At the price you mentioned, I think you got an excellent bargain. I can tell you that your watch dates from the approximately the early-1970s, not 1950s as the seller claimed. I believe your w
I can't recall ever seeing beige (other than an aged/toned white dial) and malachite-painted. Do you have pictures? I've actually seen a couple of variations on the execution of the lapis dials you mention. The burgundy dials are also quite rare and I've only run across a couple examples in all my y
Your clock is an example of the "Marina" series of clocks produced by LeCoultre/JLC circa 1960s. The Marina models were produced in a variety of themes (Fish, Bees, Chinese Motif, Bird of Paradise, Zodiac (yours), etc.) and sizes. All of the Marina clocks used JLC's caliber 210 inline Baton (aka Bag