1950's LeCoultre Galaxy Mystery Dial 14CG Yellow Gold

Hello,
   I was just passed down a LeCoultre Galaxy Mystery Dial 14CG (yellow gold) watch.
From my understanding is that yellow gold (for this watch circa 1950s) was more rare than the white gold.
If that is true why is that? did they make less of them in Yellow gold and sold White gold models cheaper ?...and would the watch be of more value? ...any idea of its value?

Thanks in advance, Marc.
This isn't a LeCoultre Forum!
05/10/2010 - 08:09

Your best bet is to try the Jaeger-LeCoultre forums at TimeZone and PuristS.

Re: This isn't a LeCoultre Forum!
05/11/2010 - 02:01
From what I understand is the following: This beautiful 1950s Myster dial watch is double-signed Vacheron & Constantin and LeCoultre. The Diamond “Galaxy" Mystery Dial dress watch was a joint venture between LeCoultre and Vacheron Constatin
I think that you were misinformed, WG in the 40s-50s was much much
05/10/2010 - 11:59
rarer than the more commonly used yellow gold
Re: I think that you were misinformed, WG in the 40s-50s was much much
05/11/2010 - 02:06
Thanks and perhaps you're correct, as it was just someone's post trying to emphasize yellow gold I suppose...so I just wanted to understand. Is there any way of finding out how many watches of each type were made ie. Yellow vs White gold for this model?.. Thanks, Marc.
as Dean pointed out these are questions you better ask on a JLC
05/11/2010 - 11:13
forum as you will probably find more answers there than on a VC forum. Try www.timezone.com or www.puristspro.com