Automatic Jaeger-LeCoultre watches are manufactured in the small village of Le Sentier, Switzerland with a population of just 3000 civilians. The legendary watch brand has helped to revolutionize the way that men and women all around the world were a mechanical wristwatch. The designs from the Maison are so unique and instantly recognizable. Every individual component to a self-winding Jaeger-LeCoultre watch is made within this temple of horology. A team of over 1000 skilled watch technicians, artisans and innovative designers don their lab coats and begin their work each day, creating levers, cases, wheels, barrels and movement plates. But that is not all that is extraordinary about the manufacture of an automatic Jaeger-LeCoultre watch. Each component undergoes stringent quality tests to determine whether it will be grace the engine of a fine mechanical wristwatch.
Lever escapements that make up an automatic movement within a Jaeger-LeCoultre watch are made and hand assembled one by one. The escapement wheels rotate and make the balance wheel oscillate back and forth like a stroke of magic. It is fair to say that the art of manufacturing an automatic winding watch at Jaeger-LeCoultre is unattainable to any other manufacturing brand other than JLC themselves. The secrets to this artistry are kept under lock and key to ensure that what the company offer to their audience is exclusive and rare in every sense of the word. Our selection of automatic Jaeger-LeCoultre watches here at Berry’s, offers a wide variety of different styles to choose from. With gent’s timepieces from collections like the modest Master Grande Ultra Thin line, to ladies wristwatches from the beautiful Rendez-Vous range – these organs that lie at the heart of each innovation are all passed to the same exacting standards, deeming them fit for only the elite of wristwatch lovers.
The self-winding Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Chronograph 42mm watch with a sleek black dial and a robust stainless steel link bracelet, is powered by the internally fitted 751H movement. It comprises of 262 individual parts and offers an impressive 65 hour power reserve. The chronograph feature integrated with twin counters: a 30 minute counter at 3 o'clock and a 12 hour counter located at 9 o'clock, is operational by the polished pushers at 2 and 4 o’clock on the bezel. An open heart is put on show on the underside of the watch, where a sapphire crystal glass exhibition caseback exposes the mechanics of the movement, and its dark oscillating weight.
The automatic Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Moon watch for men, is designed on a broad 39mm 18ct pink gold case with a stunning diamond set bezel. Inside the case lies the 925/1 movement which again, can be viewed through the reverse of the watch. With a maximum power reserve of 38 hours, the gentleman is able to enjoy precision at its finest, as well as a set of beautiful aesthetics on the dial that really set the timepiece off. Lastly, the moon feature at 6 o’clock on the dial is decorated in elegant tones of gold and blue, with a date ring bordering the outer edge.