Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Geographic on the wrist

Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Geographic WT: The World On Your Wrist

The Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Geographic WT is a watch designed to fill a need, specifically a need to have a Polaris model that focuses on travel as the main function. The home time dial allows for a true visual understanding of times in multiple places around the world. Joshua Munchow fills us in!

Parting shot: Jaeger-LeCoultre Caliber 906 prototype with blue dial

Why I Bought It: Two ‘Unsalable’ Jaeger-LeCoultre Caliber 906 Prototypes

This is the story of the final watch – or, truthfully, pair of watches – that GaryG happened upon at a Sotheby’s auction in late 2017 and felt that he just had to have: two 1970s prototype pieces made by Jaeger-LeCoultre.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic Universal Time in polished on the wrist

Asking You: Advice Wanted For Collection Starter On Which Jaeger-LeCoultre Pre-Owned Under $12,000?

Oleg would like to start a collection with a Jaeger-LeCoultre watch and his budget is $6,000-$12,000. What should he buy? We ask readers for suggestions.

The Jaeger-LeCoultre Tribute to Reverso 1931

Why I Bought It: Jaeger-LeCoultre Tribute To Reverso 1931 (Archive)

Over the twenty-odd years GaryG been buying “serious” watches, he has purchased more pieces bearing the Jaeger-LeCoultre brand name than any other. By far. Within the Jaeger-LeCoultre pantheon, one watch subgroup stands out: the Reverso. He and his wife have bought a total of seven Reverso models. Given that, why add another? In this instance, the Reverso Tribute to 1931?

Keep it up your sleeve: Invention Piece 1 from Greubel Forsey

Does Hand Finishing Matter? A Collector’s View Of Movement Decoration (Archive)

Many of you are likely to have come across at least a few heated discussions of “finishing,” a topic that seems to fascinate, and divide, watch enthusiasts. Like many people, GaryG’s starting point for serious watches was with a well-priced brand long known for its expertise in developing movements, justly viewed as offering good value for money – but not necessarily for the refinement of its movement finishing, at least on its less expensive pieces. Read on to discover what he has learned since then?

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso tribute to Ferdinand Hodler

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Métiers Rares Enamel Tribute To Ferdinand Hodler: Artistic Grandeur, Very Swiss

In 2018, Jaeger-LeCoultre pays homage to one of Switzerland’s most significant artists of the nineteenth century, Ferdinand Hodler (1853–1918), with a Reverso Tribute Enamel available in three versions limited to eight pieces each: ‘Lake Geneva with Mont Blanc in Morning Light’; ‘Lake Thun, Symmetric Reflections’; and ‘Lake Thun with Symmetric Reflections Before Sunrise’ (Sabine’s favorite).

Lume shot: Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Date glowing in the dark

5 Of The Best Classic Three-Hand Timepieces With Date From SIHH 2018

Here are Sabine Zwettler’s favorite five “three hands plus date” from the fantastic watches on display at SIHH 2018. What they all have in common is their meticulous attention to detail, including numerals, hands, case sizes, and materials as well as color schemes and top-notch straps and bracelets, which result in the classiest of looks.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso Ultra-Thin 1931 with chocolate dial and complementary leather strap

If Shoes Make The Man, Then The Strap Must Make The Watch: Watchmaking And Leather, A Love Story

Today, many premium watch brands look for that certain “extra element” to get ahead of the competition, and one hot item now is straps. If it is true that shoes make the man, then the strap must make the watch. Here is a selection of interesting partnerships.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Amvox 1 Alarm in platinum

Complete Overview Of The Jaeger-LeCoultre Amvox Line (Archive)

In 2016, Richard Mille announced it was the new watch partner to carmaker Aston Martin, effectively taking over the spot that Jaeger-LeCoultre had occupied for 12 years. Which makes this a great time to review the sporty Jaeger-LeCoultre Amvox line.