Home

The annual Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) is, as the title would imply, a show predominantly composed of watchmakers producing watches that represent the upper echelons of watchmaking. Six-figure price tags are a dime a dozen on the display floor. When I first saw the new Master Control Date using a business dial at Jaeger-LeCoultre's stall,

READ MORE

Given the overall complexity of the hand-wound Caliber 853 triple calendar motion within and the apparent contemporary desire for bigger cases, the dimensions grows even in the Big Duoface's 47mm by 28mm dimensions to 49.4mm tall by 30mm wide. Concerning thickness, the watch sits a reasonable 10.9mm high. Really, the delight of a Reverso such as this

READ MORE

The Polo Masters Geneva 2017 final will be played tomorrow in Veytay-Mies (Switzerland). On the occasion of this tournament, Jaeger Lecoultre Digital Watch Replica met three polo players. After David Amar and Edouard Pan, Chris Kiesel, playing on team Cardo at Polo Masters Geneva 2017, answers three questions about the Reverso and the polo tournament. The Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic Universal Time

READ MORE

The balance wheel is a vital component of the movement that determines its precision and its identity, yet it often takes third place behind the escapement and the balance spring. Its exact function is not well known. It is in fact an inertia flywheel, meaning a wheel that stores and returns energy. The latter is supplied by the mainspring,

READ MORE

Driven by the Duo concept, this watch offers two contrasting dials – both equally refined and each displaying a different time zone. Light shimmers off the silvered grained finish of the dial on the front, creating a delicate foil for hand-applied hour markers and a charming small seconds at six o’clock. Its rounded curves bring a hint of softness

READ MORE

As I noted previously, the Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic Universal Time Tourbillon will not use the dead beat seconds complication - however that I did not miss it. What it does include from the bigger Geophysic collection is the in-house-made and -developed Gyrolab balance wheel. This is a exceptional balance wheel with a smaller footprint in order to decrease the

READ MORE

After David Amar, get to know Edouard Pan, who is currently taking part in the Polo Masters Geneva 2017, in Veytay-Mies (Switzerland). If you're hunting in the $5,000 to $10,000 range and are looking for an everyday watch from a great brand with a distinctive yet classic charm, any one of those three will likely fit the bill.

READ MORE

There are big ones and small ones, even some that the companies themselves weren’t aware of! 2017 is shaping up to be a landmark year for watchmaking, with a bumper crop of anniversaries to celebrate. Happy birthday! If you're paying attention to the dates, a 1992 launch would make 2017 that the 25th anniversary of this Master Control collection.

READ MORE

For the third year running, Dubai Watch Week brings a welcome ray of sunshine to the watch industry in this month of November. The Seddiqi group’s vision remains unchanged: to make this non-commercial event a knowledge-sharing platform for the watch community. The event has grown considerably in just two years, and this autumn sees it take things up a

READ MORE

Important new developments will be part of the 28th Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH), taking place January 15th to 19th 2018. For the third consecutive year this major event will be ringing the changes, ready to welcome prestigious exhibitors. The central aisles are extended for the arrival of Hermès, while a bigger Carré des Horlogers makes room

READ MORE