As one of the most well known and highly respected luxury timepiece manufacturers in the world, Swiss watch maker Jaeger-LeCoultre has been a powerhouse of horological engineering and design for more than 175 years. Jaeger-LeCoultre was a leading supplier of watch parts and movements to many of the most advanced Swiss Watchmakers. While they still supplied parts and movements to those companies, they introduced their own line of watches – manufactured completely in-house. And to this day, Jaeger-LeCoultre is one of the few companies in Switzerland that still produces its own movements, cases, dials, hands, and bracelets. Virtually every single component in a Jaeger-LeCoultre watch is hand-finished and produced in-houseWith over 350 mechanical patents to its name, it is no wonder why the company is known for its ingenuity and its watches are so sought after.
Jaeger-LeCoultre’s impressive array of timepieces features designs ranging from the classic to the contemporary; from the elegance of the Master Control collection to the clean aesthetics of the Reverso line; from simple ultrathin watches to the maniacally elaborate complications.Nearly anybody in search of a fine timepiece will find one that suits him or her perfectly in the Jaeger-LeCoultre collection. Those looking for a wristwatch exhibiting a classic design and refined style will fall in love with the Reverso’s rectangular case and the ingeniously hidden extra functions and complications on the case back, which allow the main dial to remain free of encumbrances. Luxury watch connoisseurs who are thrilled by massive and intricate complications will no doubt be thrilled by Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Grand Complications line. Boasting some of the most complex movements ever engineered in a watch, the Grand Complications collection features one of the most enigmatic watches ever invented: the Platinum-cased Grand Complication A Triptyque. with an absolutely astonishing 18 complications and an unprecedented three faces driven by a single, mind-boggling intricate movement; it is a testament to the magic of human ingenuity.
Sporting enthusiasts will no doubt find tremendous function and undeniably good looks in Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Master Compressor and AMVOX collections. The Master Compressor’s patented compression key system was engineered with the water-sports and diving devotee in mind; chronograph compression keys sit within wing nuts that completely seal the case with a quarter turn, making it impervious to water during even the deepest dives. A tachometric scale ringing the dial enables the measurement of travel speed between two points. Racing aficionados will be drawn to the remarkably technical design of the AMVOX line. The groundbreaking control system of the AMVOX 2 Chronograph allows the timer to be operated by depressing different areas of the sapphire crystal, a highly unusual feature.
Even those searching for a desk clock will find an ideal piece in Jaeger-LeCoultre’s expansive Atmos Clock collection. With extreme precision, engineered gearing and an annular balance mechanism, Atmos clocks require no lubricant and provide generations of flawless timekeeping movement. Indeed, one would be hard pressed to find a more comprehensive collection of fine timepieces.