Duometre a Spherotourbillon
This time, bring you an overview of the most interesting novelties of Jaeger LeCoultre, presented at the Geneva main exhibition.
Sferoturbiyon – the fourth member of the family Duometre – was the “highlight of the program» Jaeger LeCoultre at SIHH 2012. Its main difference from other watches – a cylindrical spiral balance.
With its coils shrink and expand concentrically, so that the spiral center of gravity is not being distorted balance. Moreover, we light a titanium bottom bracket, the balance wheel of larger diameter – and get a higher precision – up to 1 second per day! This model also features Travel Time and second hand with the ability to instantly reset to zero, which for the first time without stopping the clock is the balance wheel and tourbillon!
Reverso Repetition Minutes a Rideau
Limited Edition Reverso next musical masterpiece is available in two forms: 75 copies Reverso Repetition Minutes a Rideau and 8 copies of the version of Venise (additional design elements – from the blue bridge of gold on the back side of the body). Also, depending on the version, swap front and back of the dial. In the classical version of the front part of the dial provides a mechanism openworked minute repeater and bridge, covered with ruthenium, on the back of the dial visible open worked bridges caliber.
Duometre a Quantieme Lunaire 40.5
Watch manufactory caliber equipped with dual 381 Winding Dual-Wing. One drum supports energy function indicating time, one needs to work the mechanism of descent.
The central arrow shows the dial seconds. Hours and minutes are located next to “3:00” on the contrary, “9:00” – an indicator of lunar phases with date, and the “6 o’clock” is hand-lightning, measured 1 / 6 of a second.
Deep Sea Vintage Chronograph
The creation of this model inspired watchmakers first diving chronograph of 1959 Memovox Deep Sea. Equipped with two vintage counters, Two-Button Deep Sea Vintage Chronograph is made of the same color scheme as its predecessor. On the back cover is engraved with the same diver-frog in a cloud of bubbles. Automatic mechanism based on the caliber 751G assembled and decorated by hand and has a 65-hour power reserve. Body diameter 40.5 mm, bezel does not rotate, water resistance – up to 100m.
Art reference to the most famous painting by Gustav Klimt “The Kiss” limited edition of 10 copies. Wooden watch case, made in the technique of marquetry, was made the “Best French master» Jerome Bouttecon of 1200 precious wood with inlays of gold leaf. In addition to hours and minutes, extra dials display the current month and moon phase, the whole composition is crowned with a yellow sapphire.