While the spotlight has as of late been on the energetic/rich Polaris assortment, we shouldn’t fail to remember that the “Grande Maison” is additionally perhaps the best delegate of Haute Horlogerie. Jaeger-LeCoultre knows its watchmaking and its métiers d’art and the brand’s most recent creation is a wonderful declaration of this aptitude. Meet the new Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition Tourbillon Celeste.
Presented during the 76th version of the Venice International Film Festival, this new top of the line piece by Jaeger-LeCoultre grandstands the brand’s watchmaking abilities with unquestionable appeal. Complex, motor, yet additionally wonderful, this new piece exploits late manifestations with regards to its plan and completing –, for example, the Master Grande Tradition Repetition Minutes Perpetuelle or the Gyrotourbillon Westminster Perpetuel .
The Tourbillon Celeste isn’t essentially another watch at JLC however it is changed to get another shape. The case, which estimates 43mm in measurement and is made of 18k white gold, plays with surfaces, lights and surfaces. Reflected cleaned on most parts, it is illuminated by straight-grained emphasizes working on it band, sunken and arched territories and matte or sparkling surfaces. For example, the recessed territory of the hauls is miniature impacted. The watch is worn on a blue gator strap.
The fundamental fascination of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition Tourbillon Celeste is, obviously, its dial. The showcase is complex and special, with an orbital flying tourbillon that makes a complete turn of the dial throughout 23 hours, 56 minutes and 4 seconds. This strange time unit is the length of one sidereal day, determined concerning more inaccessible stars rather than the Sun. The standard time (24-hours out of every day) is traditionally shown by the halfway situated hands.
The focal piece of the dial portrays the night sky of the Northern Hemisphere, exhibiting the star groupings of the zodiac schedule outlined by an external ring showing their related images. A little gold marker, seen just past the circle of the flying tourbillon, spins around the dial every year, a sign of where we are inside this other option and antiquated star schedule. The genuine magnificence of this dial shows up around evening time on account of the use of Super-LumiNova on the divine dial, which brings about an excellent elegant night sky.
Powering the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition Tourbillon Celeste is the type 946, planned and delivered in-house by the brand. Noticeable through a sapphire caseback, it is done with care and enhanced with emanating Geneva stripes. The development stores 45 hours of energy and presentations the hours and minutes, the Zodiac schedule, a 24-hour common time sign, the month and a sky chart.
The Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition Tourbillon Celeste (ref. Q5273480) will be a restricted version of 28 pieces. Cost on solicitation. More subtleties at www.jaeger-lecoultre.com .