The Japanese pursuit of perfection is well known to anyone and its a design philosophy which underpins Grand Seiko of course. But Jaeger leCoultre have a limited run of 10 pieces, featuring an beautiful enamel painting, (you can’t call it less than that) on the Reverso watch dial. The Reverso is a classic JLC design which allows the wearer to flip the dial plate over, … Continue reading JLC Celebrates Handcrafted Japanese Art
You know Jaeger le Coultre is a bit like Jeff Bridges; been in a few hit movies a long time ago, did the Dude cult character thing very well, but ultimately never got mega big like Clint Eastwood, Sly Stallone or Tom Cruise. JLC struggles to be really big time and in all honesty I can see a mass extinction of Swiss brands approaching. The … Continue reading Can JLC Ever Rival the Big Swiss Cheeses?
So you want a dive watch that’s COSC grade, decent diameter and bronze case too? Well Christopher Ward can help you there matey with their C60 Ombre Green, COSC LE, Bronze edition. Priced at £950 it is a little bit more than your average Indie brand, even a bronze model, but you do get that COSC movement accuracy, plus a better resale value, at least … Continue reading Bronze Fan? Christopher Ward C60 is Worth a Look
Let’s not hold back, Jaeger LeCoultre has pulled off a bit of technical tour-de-force with this new four fasces – yep count `em – masterpiece of timekeeping. The Reverso is of course a legendary watch for the JLC brand, but they’ve definitely raised their game with this new model. You like complications right? Well this one has 11 complications, including a tiny pair of hammer … Continue reading Jaeger LeCoultre’s 21st Century Automaton
JLC have sent us info on a special Fagliani edition of their famous Reverso, and we kinda like that bold red & gold vibe. Here’s the press release; Uniting the dual-time zone complication of the Duoface with the purified aesthetic of the Tribute collection, the new Reverso Tribute Duoface Fagliano is complemented by an original strap, specially designed and hand-crafted by Casa Fagliano, the world-famous … Continue reading JLC Reverso With a Dash of Polo Playboy, Why Not?
Jaeger le Coultre have updated their Polaris range with the Mariner Date & Memovox models, which retails for £9900 and £15,800 respectively in the UK. There’s no shame in choosing the Date version of the Mariner at ten grand of course. It’s a class act, as you’d expect, with a 42mm steel case, housing the Cal 899 in-house movement. That in-house movement really is the … Continue reading New JLC Polaris Mariner Date & Memovox Launched: Prices & Specs
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