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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel Automatic Q3548490 new United States of America, California, San Mateo
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Date - Q3548490
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 29mm Quartz 234.8.47 pre-owned United States of America, New York, NEW YORK
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Squadra Lady Original Factory Diamond...
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel Automatic Q1378420 new United States of America, California, San Mateo
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 26mm Manual winding 272.8.54 pre-owned United States of America, New York, NEW YORK
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Douface Day&Night 42x26mm Ref.272.8.54
$6,995
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 39mm Automatic Q1548420 pre-owned United States of America, Virginia, ARLINGTON
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Control Date
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 23mm Quartz 250.8.10 new United States of America, Florida, Sarasota
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Classique Blue Dial Date Quartz Watch...
$2,819
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Jaeger-LeCoultre White gold 21mm Manual winding 266.3.44 pre-owned United States of America, Florida, Aventura
Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Duetto 266.3.44
$5,800
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel Automatic 151.84.2A pre-owned United States of America, New York, New York
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Calendar
$7,895
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Rose gold 47mm Manual winding 240.2.19 pre-owned United States of America, North Carolina, Winston Salem
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 41.5mm Automatic Q1758421 new United States of America, New York, New York
Jaeger-LeCoultre 41.5mm Master Compressor Chrono Deployment...
$8,595
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Yellow gold 26mm Automatic 270.1.54 pre-owned United States of America, New York, Massapequa Park
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Jaeger-LeCoultre JLC Reverso Duo Day Night 26mm Silver...
$6,493
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel Manual winding Q3988482 new United States of America, Iowa, Des Moines
Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Duoface Hand Wound Steel 3988482
$9,300
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 41.5mm Automatic Q8108420 pre-owned United States of America, Pennsylvania, Bala Cynwyd
Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic Universal Time Q8108420
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Yellow gold 33mm Manual winding Jaeger LeCoultre pre-owned United States of America, Virginia, ARLINGTON
Jaeger-LeCoultre 14k Gold Dress watch
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 36mm Manual winding 144.8.94 pre-owned United States of America, Florida, Sarasota
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Control Memovox Manual Wind Men's 36mm...
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 225mm Manual winding Q5117201 new United States of America, Florida, Aventura
Jaeger-LeCoultre Atmos Classique Phases de Lune 5117201
$7,950
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel Automatic 142.84.20 pre-owned United States of America, New York, New York
Jaeger-LeCoultre 142.84.20
$7,295
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 40mm Automatic 147.8.41 pre-owned United States of America, North Carolina, Winston Salem
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Calendar 40mm 95% LNIB Discontinued...
$7,299
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 39mm Automatic Q1428421 pre-owned United States of America, New York, New York
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Geographic 39mm Stainless Steel Ref...
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 26mm Manual winding 270.8.54 pre-owned United States of America, Pennsylvania, Stroudsburg
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Duoface
$4,750
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 46.8mm Manual winding 3788570 pre-owned United States of America, Massachusetts, Boston
Jaeger-LeCoultre 3788570 Grande Reverso Ultra Thin Duoface SS...
$7,900
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 39mm Automatic Q1558420 pre-owned United States of America, Pennsylvania, Bala Cynwyd
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Calendar Q1558420
$7,450
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Yellow gold 38mm Automatic jaeger leCoultre pre-owned United States of America, Virginia, ARLINGTON
Jaeger-LeCoultre LeCoultre Memovox 18k gold
$5,695
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Jaeger-LeCoultre 23mm Quartz 250.140.092 pre-owned United States of America, Florida, Sarasota
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso 18k Yellow Gold Quartz 23mm Leather...
$3,759
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 44mm Manual winding 295.8.51 pre-owned United States of America, Ohio, Mason
Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Duoface Reverso Gran Sport Duoface...
$4,199
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel Automatic 148.84.04 pre-owned United States of America, New York, New York
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Control Reserve de Marche
$5,895
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 33mm Quartz Q2618430 new United States of America, North Carolina, Winston Salem
Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Women's Quartz Q2618430 $4200 List...
$2,999
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 41mm Automatic Q1338421 pre-owned United States of America, New York, New York
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin 41mm Automatic Stainless...
$4,895
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 39mm Automatic Q1368420 new United States of America, Iowa, Des Moines
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Moon 39mm Steel 1368420
$7,350
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 42mm Automatic 200.84.70 pre-owned United States of America, Massachusetts, Boston
Jaeger-LeCoultre 200.84.70 Memovox Tribute to Polaris 1968...
$10,500
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 41mm Automatic Q9008480 pre-owned United States of America, Pennsylvania, Bala Cynwyd
Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Automatic Q9008480
$5,750
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Jaeger-LeCoultre 37mm Automatic Jeager Lecoulter pre-owned United States of America, Virginia, ARLINGTON
Jaeger-LeCoultre Futurmatic Bumper 14k Gold Filled
$1,495
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 38.5mm Automatic Master Geographic pre-owned United States of America, Florida, Sarasota
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Geographic Reserve De Marche Steel...
$5,999
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel Automatic Q9008180 pre-owned United States of America, Tennesse, Nashville
Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris
$6,600
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel Automatic Q1358470 pre-owned United States of America, Florida, Miami
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Ultra Thin (Black Dial)
$4,495
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Titanium 46mm Automatic 185T170 pre-owned United States of America, North Carolina, Winston Salem
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Compressor Diving Pro Geographic 95%...
$8,999
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Rose gold 37mm Automatic 140.2.98.S pre-owned United States of America, New York, New York
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Moon Calendar 18k Rose Gold 37mm Ref....
$13,750
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 40mm Automatic Q1538420 new United States of America, Iowa, Des Moines
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Chronograph 40mm Steel 1538420
$7,900
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Automatic Master Compressor Diving United States of America, Missouri, Chesterfield
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Compressor Diving Navy SEALs LTD 42mm
$6,995
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Rose gold 44mm Automatic Q193C450 pre-owned United States of America, Pennsylvania, Bala Cynwyd
Jaeger-LeCoultre AMVOX3 Tourbillion GMT Limited Edition Q193C450
$45,900
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 38mm Automatic 142.8.92.S pre-owned United States of America, Florida, Boca Raton
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Geographic 142.8.92.S Watch
$10,295
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 39mm Automatic Q1378420 pre-owned United States of America, Florida, Sarasota
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Thin Reserve de Marche Auto Steel Mens...
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 40mm Automatic Q1538530 new United States of America, New Jersey, Oradell
Jaeger-LeCoultre JLC Master Chronograph Sector Dial 1538530
$6,995
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Rose gold 41mm Automatic Q1332511 pre-owned United States of America, California, Dana Point
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin
$9,033
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Jaeger-LeCoultre 46mm Automatic Q177T47V pre-owned United States of America, North Carolina, Winston Salem
Jaeger-LeCoultre Extreme World Alarm Rossi Limited Edition 99%...
$7,999
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Jaeger-LeCoultre 26mm Quartz Reverso Grande Taille pre-owned United States of America, New York, New York
Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Grande Taille 26mm Stainless Steel Date
$4,150
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 39mm Automatic Q1368470 new United States of America, Iowa, Des Moines
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Moon 39mm 1368470
$7,450
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 38mm Automatic 142.8.92 pre-owned United States of America, Massachusetts, Boston
Jaeger-LeCoultre 142.8.92 Master Geographic Steel Silver Dial...
$6,450
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 42mm Automatic Q9068670 pre-owned United States of America, Pennsylvania, Bala Cynwyd
Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Date Q9068670
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 42mm Manual winding 270.8.62 pre-owned United States of America, Florida, Boca Raton
Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso 270.8.62 Grande Taille
$5,495
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 34mm Automatic 230.8.45 pre-owned United States of America, New York, New York
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Squadra 230.8.45 GMT Men Watch
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Rose gold 33mm Automatic pre-owned United States of America, Texas, Houston
Jaeger-LeCoultre Wind Indicator 18k rose gold dates 1950's
$3,175
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 34mm Manual winding 145.8.79 pre-owned United States of America, Texas, Austin
Jaeger-LeCoultre : Master Ultra Thin : 145.8.79 : Stainless...
$3,970
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 42mm Automatic 190.8.97 pre-owned United States of America, North Carolina, Winston Salem
Jaeger-LeCoultre Aston Martin Alarm Amvox Master Special...
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 41.5mm Automatic Q1758121 pre-owned United States of America, New York, New York
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Compressor Ref. Q1758121 S/ Steel...
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Rose gold Automatic Q6062420 new United States of America, Iowa
Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre UTT Travel Time 6062420
$26,500
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 27.5mm Manual winding Q2788570 pre-owned United States of America, Georgia, Atlanta
Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Q2788570 Watch with Leather Bracelet...
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 40mm Automatic Q1418430 pre-owned United States of America, Pennsylvania, Bala Cynwyd
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Memovox Q1418430
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 20.5mm Quartz Reverso (submodel) pre-owned United States of America, Florida, Boca Raton
Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Florale Diamond Bezel Womens Watch
$3,500
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 38mm Automatic 142.84.20 pre-owned United States of America, Massachusetts, Boston
Jaeger-LeCoultre 142.84.20 Master Geographic SS Black (32393)
$6,950
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 40mm Automatic Q1538530 pre-owned United States of America, Massachusetts, Milford
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Chronograph
$6,200
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel 38.5mm Automatic Geophysic 1958 Automatic pre-owned United States of America, New York, Airmont
Jaeger-LeCoultre 8008520
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Rose gold 46mm Automatic 185.26.70 pre-owned United States of America, North Carolina, Winston Salem
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Compressor Diving Pro Geographic Navy...
$24,999
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Jaeger-LeCoultre 38mm Automatic 169 pre-owned United States of America, New York, New York
Jaeger-LeCoultre Geographique 38mm Platiunum Ref. 169.6.92...
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Exquisite Swiss Luxury Watches

The Swiss luxury watch manufacturer Jaeger-LeCoultre is known worldwide for exquisite wristwatches. They offer timepieces ranging from incredibly thin dress watches to intricate watches with a minute repeater, perpetual calendar, or tourbillon.

Highlights

  • Refined in-house Swiss timepieces
  • Over 90% of each timepiece produced in-house
  • Hand-decorated movement pieces
  • Famous model: Reverso with a reversible case
  • Memovox with alarm function

Jaeger-LeCoultre: Perfection in Craftsmanship

There are few Swiss watch manufacturers who have created as many watchmaking innovations as Jaeger-LeCoultre. The Swiss manufacturer from Le Sentier in the Vallée de Joux has mastered the greatest technological challenges of watchmaking, ranging from a two-level movement, the Duoplan, to the smallest movement in the world, the Calibre 101. They're also masters of complications such as the perpetual calendar and minute repeater. Jaeger-LeCoultre values traditional handwork, and their production proves it: over 90% of each timepiece is created in-house . When it comes to quality and perfection, this company is in a league with Audemars Piguet, A. Lange & Söhne, and Patek Philippe.

What are the most important models and their prices?

Jaeger-LeCoultre mainly offers men's and women's dress watches with classic, elegant designs. The rectangular Reverso or thin Master Ultra Thin go particularly well with a business suit. If you're always busy and need appointment reminders to keep you on schedule, the Master Memovox would be a practical choice, as the timepiece has an alarm function. The Deep Sea or Master Compressor Diving timepieces appeal to fans of diving watches, and the sparkling, diamond-set Rendez-Vous collection was designed with women in mind. If you're searching for an intricate watch with a tourbillon, perpetual calendar, and minute repeater, then you will find the perfect timepiece in the Hybris Mechanica series, which includes prime examples of haute horlogerie.

  • Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Classique

    Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Classique

Jaeger-LeCoultre Watch Overview

Model Features Price (approx.)
Reverso Classic Medium Thin, Ref. 2548520 Rectangular stainless steel reversible case, manual mechanical movement 4,300 euros
Reverso Grande Complication à Triptyque, Ref. 2323425 Perpetual calendar, 24-hour civil time, sidereal time, tourbillon 340,000 euros
Master Control Date, Ref. 1548420 Simple three-hand watch, date display, automatic in-house caliber 4,400 euros
Master Memovox, Ref. 1412530 In-house caliber with alarm function, 18-karat pink gold case 16,000 euros
Master Ultra Thin Small Second, Ref. 1278420 Automatic, small seconds, stainless steel case 5,000 euros
Master Compressor Chronograph Ceramic, Ref. 205C571 Compression key system, chronograph, second time zone, day/night display, ceramic case 8,300 euros
Atmos Classique, Ref. 5102208 Atmospheric clock 4,800 euros
Geophysic True Second, Ref. 8018420 Jumping seconds, automatic in-house caliber, 40-hour power reserve 6,200 euros

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso: Iconic Reversible Timepiece

The Reverso is Jaeger-LeCoultre's most iconic watch. Its defining feature is its unique rectangular case which the wearer can completely flip to the reverse face. The Le Sentier-based manufacturer developed the wristwatch in the early 1930s for polo players, as they often complained of broken watch glass on their timepieces after matches. The reversible case was the solution: it protects the display from jolts and shocks. The first watches produced were not powered by in-house calibers, but rather by movements without a seconds hand from the manufacturer Tavannes. The Reverso's Art Deco design reflects the time in which it was created. The back side of the reversible case often features decorative engravings or enamel work, though there are also models with additional displays on the reverse face or a see-through reverse face. The Reverso is available as a men's or women's watch.

Models with a cordovan leather strap made by the Argentinian shoe manufacturer Casa Fagliano are especially rare and highly sought after. The Buenos Aires-based company produces handmade polo boots and each year, they create around 100 straps for the Jaeger-LeCoultre Limited Edition Reverso Ultra-Thin. With an 18-karat pink gold case, this elusive model costs around 12,000 euros.

There are cheaper options available, however, you can purchase a pre-owned stainless steel, quartz Lady Reverso in very good condition for around 2,000 euros. Prices for pre-owned men's quartz watches also begin at 2,000 euros. You can purchase a Reverso with a manual or automatic caliber starting at 2,500 euros. A new quartz Reverso is available starting at 3,000 euros; versions powered by mechanical movements cost at least 4,000 euros. Prices for pre-owned gold watches from this collection start at 4,500 euros. New gold watches are the most expensive options, costing around 10,000 euros.

Watchmaking highlights from the Reverso series are the Grande Complication models in white gold or platinum featuring a tourbillon and perpetual calendar. They also display sidereal time, which deviates from our standard time by about four minutes and is based on the movement of the stars in the sky. You should be prepared to spend a significant amount on a Grande Complication, as these special Reverso timepieces cost around 340,000 euros.

  • Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Grande Taille

    Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Grande Taille

  • Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso 250.2.86

    Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso 250.2.86

Master Control: The Simple Dress Watch

Jaeger-LeCoultre introduced the Master Control in 1992. The classic, round timepiece was the first timepiece from Jaeger-LeCoultre to undergo the company's own testing process. The Master Control watches have a streamlined design; the simple and clean dial makes this model perfect for everyday wear at the office. New models cost around 4,400 euros, while pre-owned stainless steel models in very good condition can be purchased starting at 2,600 euros.

Many other Swiss watch manufacturers send their movements to the Official Swiss Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC) to have their precision certified. Jaeger-LeCoultre, however, tests each wristwatch for 1,000 hours in-house . Unlike the COSC test, the whole watch is tested, not just the caliber. Furthermore, the test checks the case's resistance to pressure, shock, and magnetic fields. The first versions of the Master Control were powered by the in-house caliber 889 with a date display, quick set-date, stop-seconds mechanism, and a bidirectionally winding rotor with a gold exterior.

The simple Master Control models with a date display are powered by the automatic in-house caliber 899, which has a 38-hour power reserve. The quality and finishing of Jaeger-LeCoultre movements is of the highest standard.

  • Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Control

    Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Control

The Extra Flat Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin

The Master Ultra Thin's design is a bit simpler than the Master Control with its thin hands and indices. The incredibly slim wristwatch is 7.5 mm thin and modeled after a minimalistic pocket watch from 1907. The Ultra Thin 41, lacking a second hand and date display, is well suited for purists. There are also versions available with a central seconds hand and date window at six o'clock, small seconds, moon phase display and date hand, power reserve display, tourbillon, or perpetual calendar. You have the choice of a stainless steel or 18-karat pink gold case.

New timepieces cost at least 5,000 euros, while pre-owned versions of the Master Ultra Thin are available starting at 3,500 euros. If you want a perpetual calendar, then you should plan on spending around 14,000 euros for a new Master Ultra Thin Perpetual.

  • Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin

    Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin

Master Compressor with an Innovative Crown System

The models in the Master Compressor series are robust sports watches named for their so-called compression key system. This is an alternative to the usual screw-down crown. A half turn of the compression key allows you to pull out or push down the crown. A traditional screw-down crown must be turned counterclockwise multiple times before you can pull it out to set the watch. A further benefit of the compression key system is that when it's closed, it completely seals the case by putting pressure on an internal cone.

A new Master Compressor costs around 8,000 euros; versions with a ceramic case and stopwatch function cost around 10,000 euros. However, you can purchase pre-owned models for as low as 3,000 euros. Pre-owned chronograph Master Compressors cost a bit more at around 4,000 euros.

  • Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Compressor

    Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Compressor

Atmos: Jaeger-LeCoultre's World-Famous Clock

The Atmos clock has been part of Jaeger-LeCoultre's offerings since 1928. This unique clock was invented by Jean-Léon Reutter. Even the most minute temperature changes power the atmospheric clock. A change of just one degree will power the clock for 48 hours. The hermetically sealed clock contains a gas mixture which expands with rising temperatures and contracts with sinking temperatures.

Prices for a new Atmos start at 4,500 euros while top-line limited edition models cost over 140,000 euros. You can purchase a pre-owned clock made of gold-plated brass for just 1,500 euros.

  • Jaeger-LeCoultre Atmos

    Jaeger-LeCoultre Atmos

Geophysic: In Honor of Science

The Geophysic has been around for almost 60 years. Jaeger-LeCoultre presented it for the first time in 1958 in conjunction with the International Geophysical Year, an international scientific project. Today, the Geophysic is available as a simple three-hand watch with a date display, world time function, or tourbillon. The timepiece is available with a stainless steel, 18-karat pink gold, or platinum case. One special feature of this timepiece is its true seconds function. Unlike most mechanical watches, the second hand does not move smoothly, but rather in one-second jumps similar to a quartz watch. The Universal Time models have a lacquered sunburst world map on the dial with a rotatable disk on the outer edge featuring 24 city names. Each city represents a different time zone so you can quickly read the time in different parts of the world.

New stainless steel versions of the Geophysic with a world time function cost at least 10,000 euros, while pink gold versions cost around 20,000 euros. You can purchase a new pink gold Geophysic Date with three-hands and a date display for around 12,000 euros. If you prefer a stainless steel version, you should be prepared to spend around 6,500 euros.

Who wears Jaeger-LeCoultre timepieces?

Whoever wears a Jaeger-LeCoultre shows they respect tradition and fine in-house calibers; the high-quality workmanship of the timepieces is important to fans of this brand. The most famous JLC wearer is Queen Elizabeth II, who wore a diamond-set timepiece with the incredibly tiny LeCoultre Calibre 101 at her coronation in 1953.

Actor Robert Downey, Jr., known for his role as Tony Stark in the Iron Man and Avengers films, is also a fan of Jaeger-LeCoultre watches. He owns an Amnox3 Tourbillon GMT with a see-through case back. The star also has many Rolexes, an Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch, and a Nautilus from Patek Philippe in his collection, among others.

Several Jaeger-LeCoultre watches have made it to the big screen. The millionaire Bruce Wayne, also known as Batman, wears a rectangular Reverso Grande Date in The Dark Knight Rises film (2012) starring Christian Bale. In celebration of the film's release, Jaeger-LeCoultre released a limited edition Grande Reverso Ultra Thin 1931. Another Jaeger-LeCoultre watch makes an appearance on the wrist of Dr. Stephen Strange, played by Benedict Cumberbatch, in the film adaptation of the Marvel comic, Doctor Strange (2016). Dr. Strange wears a classic Master Ultra Thin Perpetual with a perpetual calendar and personalized engraving on the case back.

A History of Innovation

Jaeger-LeCoultre's history began over 180 years ago. Brothers Charles-Antoine and Ulysse LeCoultre founded their workshop in 1833. At first they simply finished gear wheels, however, soon after the company's founding in 1844, they created a precise measuring instrument for producing wheels. The "Millionometer" could measure one-millionth of a meter, known as a micrometer. The tool became a foundation of precision watchmaking. LeCoultre produced countless pocket watches and movements. Even other highly respected Swiss watchmakers, such as Patek Philippe, valued the quality of these movements and frequently used them in their own timepieces. LeCoultre also mastered a myriad of complications over the years.

The ébauche manufacturer LeCoultre began working with the French watchmaker Edmond Jaeger at the beginning of the 20th century. It was the beginning of a partnership that eventually became a merger in 1937. VDO, a German tachometer producer, acquired 60% of Jaeger-LeCoultre SA stock in 1978, while Audemars Piguet acquired the other 40%. The company has been part of the Richemont Group since 2000 . Other watch brands such as A. Lange & Söhne, IWC, Panerai, and Vacheron Constantin are also a part of the Richemont Group.

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