Monday, August 22, 2005

Jeager-LeCoultre Reverso Grande Automatique

The Reverso has imposed a style, the artistic reflection of the Art Deco spirit, which continues to thrive to this day. Created in 1931, the swivel case was designed to meet the sporting requirements of British officers serving in India by standing up to the hard knocks involved during their polo matches. Movement: Manufacture Jeager-LeCoultre, Calibre 970. Mechanical movement crafted, assembled and decorated bu hand. 28'800 vibrations per hour, 50-hour power reserve, 29 jewels, 233 parts, 5.70mm high. Functions: Hour, minute, small seconds of travel time, large date of travel time, day/night indicator linekd to the reference time. Dial: silvered guilloch, black transferred numerals. Case: reversible, Grande Reverso size, sapphire crystal, hardness No.9. Water-resistance: 50 meters. Available in 18-carat pink gold or stainless steel. Alligator strap and folding clasp.