Posts Categorized: Jaeger Lecoultre

Video: Creating a Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Watch Case

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Watch cases come in many shapes other than round, but few boast the complexity of the rectangular, swiveling case of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso. WatchTime contributor Jeff Kingston visits Jaeger-LeCoultre’s manufacture in Le Sentier, Switzerland, and meets with Stéphane Belmont, the brand’s director of marketing and creation, who takes us through some of the important steps in the casemaking process. […]

Wait a Second: A Closer Look at the Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic True Second

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Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Geophysic True Second watch has a seconds hand that jumps forward just once a second. How did this unorthodox automatic stand up under our close scrutiny? Find out in this review from our archives, with original photos by OK-Photography. The sustained success of the Reverso allows no rest for the creative minds at Jaeger-LeCoultre. […]

Mime With Time: Charlie Chaplin and the Evolution of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Memovox

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In this feature, courtesy of our friends at WatchTime India, we take you through the evolution of the iconic Jaeger-LeCoultre Memovox, along with offering an exclusive peek into the estate-turned-museum of one of the watch’s famous fans, legendary silent-film star Charlie Chaplin. Fueled by a pent-up consumer demand and rapid industrialization, the post-World War II years […]

Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Collection: New Sizes, Straps, Complications

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Jaeger-LeCoultre introduced its Rendez-Vous collection of luxurious ladies’ timepieces in 2012. At SIHH 2017 in January, several new models will join the collection, among them a new moon-phase watch, a watch with a chiming “reminder” alarm function, and versions of the existing Night & Day model with a larger case sizes, a new case material, and […]

Video: A Visit to Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Tourbillon Workshop

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In this exclusive video, WatchTime contributor and event partner Jeff Kingston visits the Jaeger-LeCoultre manufacture in Switzerland — with a specific focus on the specialty tourbillons that are made in the company’s Grand Complications workshop. Located in Le Sentier in the Swiss Vallée de Joux, this atelier is where four generations of tourbillons — each of them unique […]

New Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso à Eclipse Celebrates Van Gogh

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Dutch Post-Impressionism meets Swiss high horology in Jaeger-LeCoultre’s new, extremely limited Reverso à Eclipse watch, which features on its dial an enameled, miniature re-creation of one of Vincent Van Gogh’s most famous paintings, Self Portrait. The watch is the result of a collaboration between Jaeger-LeCoultre and the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, with the assistance […]

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Jaeger-LeCoultre Deep Sea Vintage Chronograph

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In the world of horology, as in other parts of life, not everything has a story. Not every watch revolutionized the industry, and not every movement changed how people told time. But many pieces, no matter their historical significance, have brought joy to their wearers. The Jaeger-LeCoultre Deep Sea Vintage Chronograph is one of these watches. It’s a piece loosely […]

Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Memovox Boutique Edition Celebrates 60 Years of the Automatic Alarm

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Jaeger-LeCoultre’s legendary mechanical alarm watch, the Master Memovox, and its groundbreaking movement, Caliber 815, turn 60 years old in 2016. Marking the anniversary is a new, limited-edition timepiece available exclusively in Jaeger-LeCoultre boutiques worldwide, the Master Memovox Boutique Edition. The original Jaeger-LeCoultre Memovox, the first alarm watch with a self-winding movement, debuted in 1956 and set the style […]