New Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso Watch

Jul 22, 2009
The world-famous watch-making house Jaeger-LeCoultre has unveiled its novel limited series Grande Reverso Duodate watch, animated by the in-house manufactured hand-wound calibre 986 movement. This model represents a perfect alliance between the iconic Reverso case and the dynamic flexibility of the design.

Initially the “reserve” side of the Reverso case was completely manufactured from metal for the dial of the timepiece on the player’s wrist to be protected in the process of Polo games.

Later on, Jaeger-LeCoultre came up with an idea of putting a watch face on both sides of the case, and the fad was born.

Two interpretations of this timepiece will be offered in a limited series of 500 items sculptured in pink gold and 1,500 items made of steel. The case features the dimensions of 31.3mm x 52mm, width and height indicated respectively. In accordance with Jaeger-LeCoultre classification, it is regarded to be “grande”.

The silvered main dial exposes an attractive guilloche enraving, a seconds sub-dial and a large “open” date aperture. All details are performed in the conventional Jaeger LeCoultre style.

The dial in question also demonstrates blued steel hands and Arabic numerals, which present no difficulty in terms of readability.

The opposite face of the timepiece, performed in black, reveals another time zone and a synchronized 24-hour hand with a function of a day/night indicator.

The Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso 986 Duodate watch, reviewed by, created in full accordance with the conventional Jaeger-LeCoultre style, will be launched in a limited series, so obviously the avid watch collectors only will be able to see the true value of this unique watch – for the rest of audience it will be just another fascinating Jaeger- LeCoultre Swiss timekeeping companion.

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