After several versions before Jaeger-LeCoultre now introduces the Geophysic True Second Limited Edition watch with an ocean blue dial. It is conjuring up the fathomless depths explored during the International Geophysical Year. Sunburst patterning on the dial creates a play of light that sets off the alternating brushed and polished finishes of the case.
The watch features a ‘True Second’ – it is of course not a quartz-watch, but it looks like …
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The Geophysic True Second Limited Edition watch is powered by the Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre 770. It endows the watch with a True Second, a pretty rare complication on an automatic calibre, that beats out the rhythm of every second.
A nice little detail of the Calibre 770 also is the Gyrolab balance wheel of non-circular design that replicates the Jaeger-LeCoultre anchor symbol.It demanded the developers a great deal of research in how to reduce the effects of air friction.
A very practical feature for a traveller is the jumping hour set through the crown, without affecting the precision of the minute hand. So you can adjust the time to different zone-time without loosing the correct minutes and seconds …
• Automatic mechanical movement, Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre 770
• 28,800 vibrations per hour
• 40-hour power reserve
• 275 parts
• 36 jewels
• 6.57 mm in height
• Oscillating weight in 22-carat pink gold
• Hours, minutes
• True Second
• Setting the hour by one-hour jumps clockwise or anti-clockwise
• Stainless steel
• Diameter: 39.6 mm
• Height: 11.8 mm
• Water resistance: 5 bars
• Sapphire case back
• Engraving: “limited edition – one of 100 pieces”
• Blue, sunburst pattern, with white transferred cross and applied hour-markers
• Luminescent points on the flange
• Luminescent triple-faceted hands
• Brown calfskin with patina
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