The watch event this week in Switzerland has flushed out some new variations on the classic Reverso model from Jaeger LeCoultre. The Reverso Duoface Tourbillon in pink tone, 18ct gold, is perhaps the most exclusive with a POA tag on the website. So if you haven’t got 30K or more lying around spare, don’t ask. The uber-slim 9.5mm high flippable tourbillon is a masterpiece of … Continue reading Watches & Wonders: JLC Offers New Reverso Options
Mega Swiss brand corporation Richemont Group, who own Cartier, Jaeger leCoultre, Dunhill, Montblanc, Vacheron, A Lange & Sohne, Van Cleef & other luxury brands have had a tough Spring season in China, but done very well elsewhere. Here’s the official results statement, after posting accounts for April-June 2022. All channels and business areas, as well as most regions, generated sales growth versus the prior year … Continue reading Richemont Are Doing OK With This Watchmaking Lark
Have to admit, I like Jaeger LeCoultre because they go their own way, and they have a thing about engineering, which really, every watch brand should embrace. Even fashion brands. But I’m not that keen on green dials. Maybe I’m not a genius, perhaps I just find it less jazzy than purple, or pleasing as blue. Even a white dial tends to attract my gaze … Continue reading Is The JLC Polaris a Green Dream?
JLC has a new addition to its Ultra Thin Master Moon collection and it has that well known fave feature, the blue dial. Blue is the most popular choice for many watch collectors when it comes to dials and this one has some beautiful sunray-brushed tones to catch the light. A 39mm case makes this a perfect dress watch for many buyers and you could … Continue reading JLC’s Ultra Thin Master Moon 39mm Doesn’t Quite Hit The Spot
Jaeger LeCoultre has refreshed its Master Control range for this year. Here’s the details from the press office. With its 40-millimetre diameter, outwardly sloping bezel and dynamically curved lugs, the Master Control case exudes a relaxed and understated elegance. On the dials, Jaeger‑LeCoultre’s designers have reinterpreted the Maison’s classical codes in a streamlined and modern style, in order to highlight each model’s complications. The applied … Continue reading JLC Refreshes Its Master Control Range
Silverstone Auctions are proud to introduce a unique and exceptional collection of personal items belonging to the late Sir Stirling Moss OBE, complemented by a selection of limited-edition collectables and automobilia from the British racing icon. The collection forms part of Silverstone Auctions final sale of 2020, The NEC Classic Live Online Auction, which will take place on the 13 and 14 November. It features a … Continue reading Sir Stirling Moss JLC Watch & Automobilia Sale
The Reverso is a true classic watch design. The novelty of flipping the watch had a practical aspect back in the 30s of course, when it was wise to protect a beautiful watch from the smog, dirt and general hard knocks of an analogue era. Here’s the latest from the Jaeger le Coultre press office; The new Reverso One ladies’ watch. Inspired by the first … Continue reading New JLC Reverso One Is an Art Deco Masterpiece
Gardiner Houlgate has another watch auction coming up and the star of the show is a 1961 Rolex Submariner, with the 3-6-9 dial, which is estimated to fetch over £150,000. It’s got the original box and paperwork too, which is very unusual for a 60s Rolex as many people simply chucked that stuff away back then. UPDATED: The watch sold to a collector based in … Continue reading Gardiner Houlgate Auction 21.10.20: Rolex, Ball, Omega & More