Those who understand watches must be no stranger to these words: ultra-thin, diving, three questions and tourbillon. We have selected three new watches from Jaeger-LeCoultre 2011 to help you interpret the essence of men’s watches.
Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso Ultra Thin
Celebrating the 80th anniversary of the Reverso collection, the new Grande Reverso Ultra Thin has launched a revolution in minimalism. The extremely small thickness of Jaeger-LeCoultre 822 movement (only 2.94 mm) makes this Reverso watch unprecedentedly thin. Although its large case brings a thick texture to the wrist, it is still light and comfortable to wear due to its curved lines.
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A simple dial with grid-like carvings, quaint and elegant Arabic numerals, and slender blue hands bring this ultra-thin watch to all the classic aesthetic elements of the Reverso collection. This new model showcases the essence of the personality of the Reverso series. It is the perfect combination of tradition and nobility, elegance and fashion.
Jaeger-LeCoultre Memovox Tribute to Deep Sea
The Memovox Deep Sea watch is the first diving watch manufactured by Jaeger-LeCoultre, and it is one of the few watches with an epoch-making significance. Jaeger-LeCoultre launched a faithful replica series of two outstanding classic dive watches in 2008, Memovox Tribute to Polaris 1965 and Memovox Tribute to Polaris 1968. Now, Jaeger-LeCoultre, a top watchmaker from Vallée de Joux, has gone back in time and has traced its origins, launching a replica of the 1959 Memovox Deep Sea watch, named Memovox Tribute to Deep Sea.
Jaeger-LeCoultre Memovox-Tribute-to-Deep-Sea Remastered Diving Watch
The original watch is unique in its introduction of two collections, one designed for athletes from the old continent and the other for divers from the new world. To pay tribute to its glorious watchmaking history, Jaeger-LeCoultre presents two replicas of the 1959 Memovox Deep Sea watch this year, and they are issued in limited editions, giving collectors and watches specializing in excellence in watchmaking. Get what you want.
Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Répétition Minutes à Rideau Minute Repeater
The Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Répétition Minutes à Rideau watch, with its iconic design, eye-catching new interpretations and unparalleled creative ingenuity, is perfectly integrated with top-level watchmaking technology. On the 80th anniversary of the legendary Reverso watch, Jaeger-LeCoultre gave this series a new look, introducing the Reverso Répétition Minute à Rideau Minute Repeater. The cleverly designed curtain covers the dial, and the timekeeping mechanism can be activated as soon as it is slid.
Only when the curtain turns to one side, the Reverso Répétition Minutes à Rideau Minute Repeater is able to show its inner meaning. This exquisite display design is the pinnacle of unprecedented fine watchmaking culture and technology: the hour and minute hands glide past the minute repeater movement. The minute repeater movement is recognized as a state-of-the-art fine watchmaking technology, reflecting the highest standards of modern mechanical watchmaking.
Pressing the curtain to start the precise mechanical device, like magic, uses a highly complex mechanism composed of 270 parts such as gear teeth, gears and a barrel to drive the minute repeater device to produce a moving melody. This complex mechanism independently constitutes complex functions, making the Reverso Répétition Minutes à Rideau watch a masterpiece of watchmaking craftsmanship, which goes hand in hand with all kinds of traditional complex functions.
This ‘Opera One’ three-gold bridge tourbillon watch is the world’s first four-hammer scale minute repeater watch, which breaks through the traditional two-hammer ringing function. , Its design inspiration comes from the world famous British Westminster Temple Big Ben Dapeng Zhong Rong’s elegant music. This big clock set in 1859 on the four sides of the British Houses of Parliament, tells the hour every hour, and the other four smaller clocks ring every minute to provide the accurate time of Londoners; the calm and peaceful bell strokes Breaking the horizon and becoming the most proud spiritual symbol of the British people! Evolution This process, Opera One broke the past two miniature rams and replaced them with four lightweight hammers ‘mi, do, re, sol’ to strike out the time, moment and minute; the beautiful and charming ringtone is like the sound of heaven, which is comparable to The high and harmonious music in the opera is fascinating. Through the clear double-sided hollow surface, you can directly appreciate the fine carvings inside the machine, the gorgeous and solid structure of the Sanjin Bridge, and the four small clock hammers swinging back and forth … all are amazing! The complicated and delicate movement design shows the GP Girard Perregaux’s research and development technology and innovation ability.
Peek into the production of GP Girard-Perregaux Minute Repeater, each part is the ultimate performance of vision and hearing. After more than a thousand hours of inlaying, tuning, and sound quality testing, its standards have been stricter than the general advanced timing detection requirements; therefore, the world’s first four-hammer scale-type minute repeater (Opera One) is a fusion of humanities The quintessence of science, technology, civilization, and wisdom of birth, of course, also wrote the most glorious page for GP Girard-Perregaux’s century-old history!...
Since 1845, the Glashütte Original watch factory has been active and reliable. It has produced many high-quality works and unique mechanical watches through traditional watchmaking techniques. . Recently, Socrates released a new pure black ceramic watch: Senator Perpetual Calendar, which reflects its superb ceramic watchmaking technology.
Scratch-resistant and hard, this is the best comment on the characteristics of ceramics. These advantages make ceramics the most ideal material for making watch cases. In this inspiration, the designer of Glashütte gave Senator Perpetual Calendar a different classic style appearance. The matte black ceramic case gives a sophisticated look to the sophisticated art of watchmaking, combining tradition and creativity in a new way.
The double-sided anti-glare sapphire crystal inlaid on the enlarged bezel makes the time and perpetual calendar clear and easy to read. The black background sets off the white week, month, and Glashütte’s typical large calendar window. Silver discs decorated with stars rotate under the faceplate, and there is a bright moon on the moon to show the moon phases. As a representative of the altar, Mr. Zhong praised Glasutti’s perpetual calendar as the most cost-effective perpetual calendar-the dial is clear and easy to read, and the complex functions are hidden behind it. Adhering to the consistent practical use of German watches, it is the favorite of senior watchmakers.
The leap year display is at 12 o’clock. When the red pointer points to L, it means that the year is a leap year. The visual impression of the face plate is simple and organized, and each function has ample space for display.
The ceramic case with a diameter of 42mm is equipped with a factory-made automatic caliber cal. 100-07, with a power reserve of 55 hours (positive and negative error is 10%), and a correction mechanism is set so that the second hand can synchronize the standard time at any time. Unlike other correction mechanisms, the second hand is not connected to the bearing or crown. In other words, when the crown is pulled out, the balance wheel and the movement are still running, which can reduce the pressure between the internal objects. The calibration mechanism of this watch must be activated by pressing another button located at 8 o’clock in the case. The oscillating weight can be reworked in both directions, providing a stable source of power for the movement.
A scratch-resistant black leather strap with light-colored stitching and ceramic buckle completes the perfect finish for this elegant, state-of-the-art watch.