For 25 years, in 1992, the Master Control collection. Expression of a watchmaking tradition, refined, painstakingly cultivated by Jaeger-LeCoultre, she combines the classical aesthetics and the technical performances to illustrate the quality of manufacture movements. During these 25 years, manufacture introduces a new expression of three emblematic line, drawing inspiration from the heritage of Rico round bJaeger-LeCoultre Watches:the Master Control Date, the Master Chronograph and the Master Geographic. We are pleased to review this new interpretation three companion functions of daily life and that made the success of the line Master Control: date, Chronograph and the complication.
A vintage-inspired design
The flagship classical aesthetic of the collection is added, these pieces with automatic movement, a vintage charm punctuated by touches of blue. This Navy color is repeated as a leitmotiv in the display by the pointers in the form of esqueletizados and canes by seconds in blued steel plants, as well as the complications and the staircase. To keep up with elegance these three new faces, a crocodile leather bracelet rescues the blue tint in a deep shade. A subtle play of light operates in these models. Featuring a polished bezel and the stems and a satin in the Center, a sophistication that acquires box offers an additional charm. In all the dials, the outside displays a circular satin finish which contrasts with the center of the face, with Opal finish. Therefore, the light is reflected under different angles, and the legibility of the information you see. A contrast enhanced even more by the indexes of the hours in the center of the Black Watch.
Master Control Date
An authentic charm emanates from this watch. Its pure lines and rounded reflect the essence of the line Master Control, displaying his emblematic figures, 6, 9 and 12, but replacing the 3 at the date indicator. This simple function remains a “must” of watchmaking. With your automatic movement housed in a box of 39 mm, which elegantly wrist orna this model provides comfort and reveals itself ideal for active men, both in daily life and in work fancy events. Prolonging the pleasure of discovery, a Sapphire Fund reveals the Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre 899/1 and your 22 carat gold oscillating mass.
With the rows collection features Master Control, this watch with chronograph features a contemporary design with vintage inspiration. His visual “casual chic” will seduce lovers of this emblematic complication that are in search of an original model. Of easy use thanks to the two buttons in the center of the chest, the chronograph has two counters, which indicate the hours and the minutes distributed harmoniously on the dial. They feature a refreshing blue color, retaken by the hands in blued steel and the tachometer, which runs along the outer contour discreetly. Useful, it serves to measure the speed of a point to another of a route. In your box of 40 mm in diameter, this automatic watch with sports aspect offers a strong presence on the wrist.
Flagship model the collection Master Control, the clock provides the traveler a Geographic way never-read the second time. The opening at the bottom of the display shows the name of 24 cities, representing all the time zones of the world. Easily adjustable via the Crown located at 10 hours in the box, this second time zone indicator is decorated with a circular Guilloche Dial that captures the light under a new angle and offers an elegant contrast with the other finishes of the dial. Displaying a design marked by blue color, this watch breathes freshness, while remaining sober and classic.
The “1000 Hours Control” in the heart of the Master collection for 25 years
The Master Control is the first line of the Jaeger-LeCoultre having benefited from internal certification “1000 Hours Control”, that inspired your name. It is a series of drastic tests which guarantees the reliability of the watch and that, since then, applies to all models of the Grande Maison. During six weeks of evaluations, the watch is tested in six positions that reproduce the conditions of use. Variations of temperature, shock, power reserve, capacity tightness … nothing is left out, allowing the play to your total satisfaction fosters future owner.
Since your inception in 1833, Jaeger-LeCoultre comes charming and surprising the lovers of beautiful objects. Heirs of the inventive spirit of your founder, Antoine LeCoultre, the craftsmen of the Manufacture meet their talents and know-how to create collections that have become true watchmaking references from both the technical and artistic point of view: reverse, Master, Rendez-Vous, Duomètre, Geophysic and Atmos … With an extraordinary wealth, this secular heritage inspires constantly Grande Maison to continue following the path of excellence. After many iconic models, the 21st century has seen emerge the Hybris Mechanica ™ and Hybris Artistica ™. As surprising as sophisticated, these rare pieces also demonstrate the creative passion that moves men and women working, sometimes for several generations, in symbiosis under your roof.
For Jaeger-LeCoultre, the year 2017 is the occasion to reveal treasures clockmakers of breathtaking beauty in four of its iconic collections: Rendez-Vous, reverse, Geophysic and Hybris Artistica ™. After celebrating with great pomp the 85 years of the reverse in 2016, it’s time to put the new manufacture line Rendez-Vous in top of watchmaking, evoke the wind of freedom blows more than ever on the reverse Classic with an automatic movement in perfect harmony (c) OM Art Deco philosophy continue to ceaselessly renewed glory of Geophysic and present the mysteries of time by creating, in the collection Art ™, Hybris of unique pieces edited in limited series.