Iconic design, eye-catching new interpretations and unparalleled creative ingenuity are perfectly integrated with top-level watchmaking craftsmanship: on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the legendary Reverso watch, Jaeger-LeCoultre especially A new look for the collection, the Reverso Repetition Minute a Rideau Minute Repeater.
There are only a few watches that have survived for decades, and watches that are masterpieces are even rarer. However, if it is a masterpiece of timepiece that can span 80 years, it is the Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso series.
The Reverso collection is truly iconic in the watchmaking industry with its fascinating reversible case design. The brand-new Reverso Repetition Minutes a Rideau minute repeater launched on the 80th anniversary of the legendary Reverso watch still has its own style. Jaeger-LeCoultre watchmakers have added a more charming ornament to its reversible case.
Reverso Repetition Minutes a Rideau Minute Repeater is the latest Minute Repeater. The cleverly designed curtain covers the dial, and the timekeeping mechanism can be activated as soon as it is slid.
Only when the curtain turned to one side, the Reverso Repetition Minutes a Rideau minute repeater watch was able to show its inner meaning. This exquisite display design is the pinnacle of unprecedented fine watchmaking culture and technology: the hour and minute hands glide past the minute repeater movement. The minute repeater movement is recognized as a top-notch fine watchmaking process, reflecting the highest standards of modern mechanical watchmaking.
Pressing the curtain to start the precise mechanical device, like magic, uses a highly complex mechanism composed of 270 parts such as gear teeth, gears and barrels to drive the three-question device to produce a moving melody. This complex mechanism independently composes complex functions, making the Reverso Repetition Minutes a Rideau watch a masterpiece of watchmaking craftsmanship, which goes hand in hand with a variety of traditional complex functions.
However, this watch is not only equipped with a top-level complication function, but also the production result of the creative ideas and collaboration of designers and watchmakers. As always, sincere cooperation, the Jaeger-LeCoultre workshop in Paris successfully produced a clever flip-top case design, combined with the superb movement manufactured by LeCoultre watch factory in Le Sentier, Switzerland, which created the birth of the Reverso watch. Now, 80 years have passed, 42 movements have appeared one after another, but the Reverso series is always new. The unique design style of the watch is based on the decorative arts of the heyday. In addition to inheriting the original design, it also makes appropriate adjustments. Today, this watch has not lost its charm with its unique three-striped lines, rectangular flip-type case, exquisite arc contour, and perfect sliding when pushing the case to the chassis.
For the brand’s anniversary, the overall design of this series of watches has been further enhanced, integrating the essence of all previous watches: the most complex and well-known movement device in the watchmaking process and the exquisite flip-type case, Adding legendary color to the watch, it is even more sophisticated. This new Reverso watch is launched at the 80th anniversary of the legendary Reverso watch, which is more profound and highlights its classic design style.
The advent of the new Reverso Repetition Minutes a Rideau Minute Repeater confirms to the world that the 80-year-old Reverso collection is still the same, and Jaeger-LeCoultre watchmakers have added new charm to the new iconic flip case watch.
This latest iconic flip watch is equipped with a minute repeater, with a delicately designed curtain-covered dial. The minute repeater mechanism can be activated as soon as it is slid. The sliding parts separate the curtain from the winding mechanism and, like the watch’s flip case, can slide back and forth with ease.
& bull; Jaeger-LeCoultre 944 manual winding mechanical movement, hand-made, assembled and carved by hand.
& bull; Frequency: 21 600 times per hour
& bull; Parts: 340
& bull; Power reserve: 35 hours
& bull; Number of jewel bearings: 35
& bull; Thickness: 5.89 mm, Minute Repeater: 1.85 mm
& bull; Double barrel
& bull; Pass 1000-Hour Observatory Test
& bull; hour and minute double-sided display
& bull; Minute Repeat
& bull; Hollow dial on the front for a panoramic view of the minute repeater with ruthenium-plated bridge
& bull; Hollow dial on the back for a glimpse of the movement’s bridge
& bull; 18K White Gold
& bull; Height: 55 mm
& bull; Width: 35 mm
& bull; Thickness: 12 mm
& bull; Parts: 270
& bull; Two pieces of sapphire crystal glass, hardness 9 grade, highest grade 10
& bull; Water-resistant to 30 meters
& bull; Alligator strap with 18K white gold pin buckle
& bull; Q2353520, limited edition of 75 pieces