Posts Categorized: Jaeger Lecoultre

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 […]

Look, No Hands: The Jaeger-LeCoultre Hybris Artistica Mystérieuse

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Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Hybris Artistica Mystérieuse tourbillons – including both men’s and ladies’ versions – are uniquely indifferent to the display of time. Neither watch uses hands to indicate hours and minutes. “We didn’t want time to be the main feature of the dials,” says Stéphane Belmont, director of marketing and creation for the brand. Instead, the […]

Gentlemen’s Wager: Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Chronograph vs. Montblanc Rieussec

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One manufacture chronograph is understated; the other is unconventional. Both are elegant. But which is better? We compare the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Chronograph and the Montblanc Nicolas Rieussec Chronograph Automatic in this watch test from the WatchTime archives. What’s your type? Is it classic or modern? Eye-catching or understated? Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Master Chronograph, from the brand’s manufacture […]

Showing at WatchTime New York 2016: Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Calendar

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Jaeger-LeCoultre, one of Switzerland’s most prestigious haute horlogerie brands, has just confirmed it will take part in next month’s WatchTime New York event at Gotham Hall. (Click here for event details and tickets.) In this 85th anniversary year of the iconic Jaeger-leCoultre Reverso, the company will be showcasing several new releases from that collection, including the […]

Jaeger-LeCoultre Unveils Three New Duomètre Timepieces With Gray Magnetite Dials

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As we approach the opening of the 2017 SIHH watch salon in Geneva on January 16, we take a sneak peek at three new watches from Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Duomètre collection, all graced with new, gray magnetite, opaline-finish dials: the Duomètre Sphérotourbillon, Duomètre Chronograph, and Duomètre Quantième Lunaire. The Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre Sphérotourbillon has a 42-mm case made of […]

Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic Collection Expands with Tourbillon Universal Time (Live Photos)

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The modern Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic — which started in 2015 with a single, limited-edition piece targeted to enthusiasts of the 1958 original — has become a contemporary collection in its own right, with last year’s launch of the True Second and Universal Time. This week, at SIHH, the Swiss manufacture added another complicated timepiece to the […]

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso Ultra Thin Tribute to 1931

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Since we discussed TAG Heuer’s vintage tribute piece to the original Monaco last week, I thought it would be fitting to revisit another series that includes a direct historical homage piece. This week, it’s the Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso Ultra Thin Tribute to 1931 (Ref. 2788570), released a few years ago to an almost overwhelmingly positive reception. For those unfamiliar […]

Jaeger-LeCoultre Marks 25 Years of Master Control with Three New Timepieces

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Jaeger-LeCoultre launched its Master Control collection — the first watches to bear the brand’s “1,000 Hours Control” in-house certification — in 1992. This year, as the line marks its 25th anniversary, Jaeger-LeCoultre presents three new models of the Master Control Date, Master Chronograph, and Master Geographic, all enhanced with blue highlights. The three Master Control models in the new collection, […]

Inside the Jaeger-LeCoultre Manufacture

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After wrapping up my annual visit to the SIHH watch salon in January, I had the rare opportunity, on the last day of my trip, to ditch the bustle of the Geneva Palexpo for the afternoon and journey to the beautiful Vallée de Joux for a tour of the Jaeger-LeCoultre manufacture in Le Sentier. Scroll […]