Learning about the horological ingenious masterpiece that is know as the Atmos clock from Jaeger-LeCoultre is always fascinatingand nothing gives us more satisfaction than being able to run through all the ins and outs of the range with customer's who come into our stores to admire the beauty of the Atmos clock and it’s many fascinating attributes. The Jaeger-LeCoultre Atmos clock is a ground-breaking innovation as it has no external power source nor does it ever need to be powered by hand or by a weighted pendulum. Instead it gets its power from tiny changes in atmospheric temperature – hence its name. Jaeger-LeCoultre Atmos clocks work by winding the mainspring by the expansion and shrinking of an ethylene chloride gas-filled capsule which, in turn, moves a chain (fastened to the inner wall of the capsule) up and down. This precipitating motions winds the mainspring.
Considered as the official gift of the Swiss confederation, the Atmos clock from Jaeger-LeCoultre has been gifted to famous artists, presidents, prime ministers and even the pope, and has become a signature instrument that many great world-renowned icons use to keep track of time. The complexity behind the manufacture of the Atmos clock's machinery can be viewed from all angles. This is considered one of the clock's most unique aspects chosen by Maison, Jaeger-LeCoultre to be included within its design. Whilst the clocks are incredibly beautiful on an aesthetical level, for many, the fascination goes far beyond that when it comes to the clock’s alluring nature and what really attracts a fanatic of world-class horology towards its expert engineering. Whilst trends and fashion within the wristwatch wearing industry have changed over the years, the Jaeger-LeCoultre Atmos clock has always remained a timeless and ingenious creation.
As an official UK stockist of Jaeger-LeCoultre Atmos clocks, we offer a fine range to browse through. The Jaeger-LeCoultre Atmos Phases de Lune clock is equipped with a small moon phase feature at 6 o'clock and a centrally located month counter. The clock has been finished in a stunning pink gold plating and features traditional Roman numerals for the hours. The skeletonised layout of the clock donates depth to the design, allowing the time reader a unique glimpse into some of its 231 individual components.
We also feature the Jaeger-LeCoultre Atmos Classique clock with a stunning rhodium finish cabinet and blue transferred numerals placed upon a striking white lacquered dial. The intricate assembly of all 203 individual parts, which come together synergistically to create this Atmos clock, will ensure that a variation of just one degree in the atmosphere’s temperature is enough to power the Atmos clock for an impressive two whole days.
The Jaeger-LeCoultre Atmos Classique clock in a yellow gold plated case, adds a slightly more traditional edge to home decor. The Roman numeral indexes are instead, black, and have been applied to a smooth, luxurious white lacquered dial for clarity. As with all innovations from the unique universe, the Atmos clock charts the time with complete ease.