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Nov 8

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Gyrotourbillon 2

        Jaeger LeCoultre is an exclusivist Swiss watch-making powerhouse driven by the desire of self overtaking and perpetual renewal, always eager to create high-class timepieces defined by unmatched elegance and immaculate craftsmanship and performance.

        The World of Haute Horology widely accepted the brand’s Gyrotourbillon 1, the first spherical tourbillon ever built, as one of its incontestable horological wonders, and following this outstanding accomplishment, Jaeger-LeCoultre introduced another upgraded version of the successful timepiece, the new Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Gyrotourbillon 2, a wristwatch defined by an unmatched distinction coupled with a technical revolutionary nature.

        Technologically rooted in one of the most impressive contemporary watch-making achievements this amazing timepiece houses a cylinder-shaped balance-spring with end curves masterfully combined with the Reverso swiveling case, in order to provide the upmost precision and elegance of the three-dimensional motion spherical tourbillon which catches the eye through its unique beauty and rotation speed of its 2 carriages.

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         The fascinating spherical tourbillon features an inner carriage which realizes a complete rotation in 18.75 seconds; meanwhile the exterior aluminum carriage performs a traditional 60-second rotation; the iconic Reverso shape of the case, furthermore enhances the unmatched mechanical beauty.

        At the heart of Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Gyrotourbillon 2, beats a hand-wound mechanical Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre 174 entirely manufactured, up to the tiniest decorative detail by hand, an astounding mechanical assembly which vibrates at a rate of 28,800 oscillations per hour and provides a power reserve of 50 hours.

        The watch is furthermore fitted with transparent mineral glass dial and stylish blued steel, baton-shaped hour hands. The main-dial’s time indication is made by the contrasting blued-steel hands located in center of the sapphire sub-dial, meanwhile the small seconds are indicated by the blue index incorporated in the exterior tourbillon carriage. The watch also ensures 24-hours time indication through the left meticulously engraved left wheel. An astound eye can discover, when the case is reversed, a back dial that provides power-reserve display made via a sector bridge.

        Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Gyrotourbillon 2 features an elegant reversible case manufactured from platinum 950, designed to withstand up to 30 meters underwater and, the high-class luxurious timepiece is furthermore completed by a classy alligator leather strap and its was manufactured in a limited series of 75 platinum pieces, costing $350,000.00.

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