Full name of the new items – Grande Reverso 1931 Rouge. Hours represent the flagship model of a series of Jaeger-LeCoultre, but this time with a red face. This year’s collection of Reverso 80 years old and almost the entire year rife with new products in this series. At the end of 2011 the same watch company Jaeger-LeCoultre has decided to pay tribute to the history of the release of this model.
Why does the clock Grande Reverso Rouge in 1931 are a tribute to history? Part of the answer is encoded in their title. The fact is that when in the 30s of last century ruler Reverso became popular, particularly fashionable a few hours with colored dials. Basically, if Reverso produced in black, cream or white dial, but the true dandy preferred to watch the “red face”. This was a special charm and it’s not the “red-faced” American Indians or the Soviet Union.
The new Grande Reverso watches Rouge in 1931 and will have a red face. On the dial are only two hands – the hour and minute. Their course provides a Jaeger-LeCoultre caliber 822, whose thickness is only 2.94 mm. However, the case is slightly thicker – 7.27 mm, since the clock is always a great Reverso tipping design, which you can turn them down without taking off the dial with the hands.
Rouge Grande Reverso in 1931 have 45 hours of standby travel. Housing dimensions in this case are 46h27 mm.
Hours are available on the black strap-skin crocodile.
Originally tipping Reverso watch was designed for polo players – not to damage or soiling the glass over the dial, but at the same time, at any time is able to comfortably and easily find the current time.