Jaeger-LeCoultre presents the Geophysic True Second with a blue dial limited to 100 pieces

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Jaeger-LeCoultre presents the Geophysic True Second with a blue dial limited to 100 pieces

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 14:37
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This Geophysic True Second Limited Edition is launched and sold exclusively through the Jaeger-LeCoultre online Boutique @ www.jaeger-lecoultre.com

Here is Austria it sells for 9900 Euro including 20 % VAT.

The Geophysic True Second Limited Edition will be issued as a series of 100 pieces.

The inspiration for the Geophysic watches dates back to a Jaeger-LeCoultre chronometer of great accuracy and strength created by the manufacturer in 1958 for the International Geophysical Year, with its myriad scientific discoveries and explorations. 

 

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 ...

 

Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic True Second Limited Edition from WatchAdvisor on Vimeo.

 

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.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre 770

 

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 ...

 

Jaeger-LeCoultre presents a Geophysic True Second with a blue dial limited to 100 pieces

 

 

TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS 

MOVEMENT
•    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

 

Automatic mechanical movement, Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre 770

 

FUNCTIONS
•    Hours, minutes
•    True Second
•    Date
•    Setting the hour by one-hour jumps clockwise or anti-clockwise

 

Jaeger-LeCoultre introduces the Geophysic True Second Limited Edition

 

CASE
•    Stainless steel
•    Diameter: 39.6 mm
•    Height: 11.8 mm 
•    Water resistance: 5 bars
•    Sapphire case back
•    Engraving: “limited edition – one of 100 pieces”

DIAL
•    Blue, sunburst pattern, with white transferred cross and applied hour-markers
•    Luminescent points on the flange
    
HANDS
•    Luminescent triple-faceted hands

STRAP
•    Brown calfskin with patina

REFERENCE
•    Q8018480

 

BUY ONLINE HERE

•   http://www.jaeger-lecoultre.com/eu/en/watches/geophysic/geophysic-true-second/8018480.html

 

 

Jaeger-LeCoultre introduces the Geophysic True Second Limited Edition

Jaeger-LeCoultre introduces the Geophysic True Second Limited Edition

 

 

 

Comments

Submitted by Debashish (not verified) on Thu, 12/07/2017 - 08:42 Permalink

This JLC looks truly stunning, but as it is a limited edition, it would be quite tough to acquire.

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