The Reverso Tribute Duoface Calendar Unites Mechanical And Aesthetic Excellence

Icons could evolve over time, however their important nature stays fixed. The Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso has undergone innumerable iterations over the many years, and what all of them have in widespread is a stability of mechanical efficiency and refined development. It’s this stability, translating into final versatility, that has allowed the Reverso to shine since 1931.

CONTEMPORARY YET TIMELESS

The brand new Reverso Tribute Duoface Calendar brings a refined contact of contemporary magnificence to its reinterpretation of two iconic Jaeger-LeCoultre issues — the triple calendar and the Duoface. The latter consists in displaying two time zones on completely different faces of the Reverso, pushed by a single motion calibre — and an rectangular calibre —  which was launched in 1994.

The Reverso Tribute Duoface Calendar preserves the legendary spirit of the unique 1931 mannequin while incorporating the modern aesthetic cues of 21st-century watchmaking. Larger depth of element, refined execution and refined textures outline this newest launch, one mannequin in chrome steel and the opposite in warm-hued pink gold.

Within the ateliers of the Manufacture in Le Sentier, the place the in-house experience of Jaeger-LeCoultre is based on shut to 2 centuries of expertise, watchmakers have mastered a panoply of calendar features. The triple calendar, consisting of day, date and month indications, is an everlasting basic that takes prime place on the recto dial of the brand new Reverso Tribute Duoface Calendar. These indications, primarily based on photo voltaic time, are balanced with a moon-phase show at 6 o’clock, uniting two features of the universe of celestial time on the identical dial.

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Within the metal mannequin, discretion and understated textures take the lead. Alternating floor finishes, resembling polished arms set towards a grained dial, be sure that all indications stay readable at a look, even because the tone-on-tone color palette imparts final refinement. The radiant heat of the pink-gold mannequin is additional amplified by the fragile strains of a sunrayed dial end, its silvered tones bringing out the contrasting hue of the arms and hour markers.

The verso dial enjoys a totally refreshed look in each metal and pink-gold fashions of the Reverso Tribute Duoface Calendar, characterised by a extra choose variety of floor ending methods and a better sense of house. The normal Clous de Paris guillochage adorning the outer dial phase offers solution to a sunrayed end, originating from the identical level because the hour and minute arms. This expansive radial impact is enhanced by the brand new hour markers, now set alongside the outside periphery of the chemin-de-fer minuterie. On the 6 o’clock place, a day-night indication has been set behind the hour-and-minute counter, making a refined manner of showing important details about the second time-zone.

CRAFTING A LEGACY

The brand new Reverso Tribute Duoface Calendar perpetuates a long-standing partnership between legendary maisons, a narrative whose first chapter was written in 2011. Casa Fagliano is an Argentina-based and world-renowned artisanal workshop specialising in polo boots, identified for its values of conventional craftsmanship and high quality — values that may resonate with those that love Jaeger-LeCoultre.

Calf-leather straps within the distinctive model of Casa Fagliano are paired with the Reverso Tribute Duoface Calendar, deep blue for the metal mannequin and brown for the pink-gold mannequin. Reflecting the refined variations in character between the 2 fashions, the metal Reverso Tribute Duoface Calendar is supplied with an identical deployant buckle whereas the pink-gold model comes with a basic pin buckle. Evoking the fast-paced unique world of polo, every mannequin additionally comes with a bi-material strap in leather-based and cloth, specifically chosen in hues that recommend the patina of classic equestrian gear. Due to Jaeger-LeCoultre’s quick-change strap and buckle attachment system, wearers are simply capable of swap between strap choices for optimum versatility.

The manually wound calibre 853 that drives the Reverso Tribute Duoface Calendar is the epitome of the spirit of advantageous watchmaking at Jaeger-LeCoultre. Completely designed, produced and assembled in-house, calibre 853 is among the uncommon creations referred to as kind actions, devoted mechanical constructions which can be conceived expressly for the contours of a non-round watch and due to this fact distinguished by their exclusivity. Regardless of its compact dimensions, permitting it to suit throughout the basic case proportions of the Reverso Tribute Duoface Calendar, calibre 853 preserves all the main points and refinement that characterise conventional haute horlogerie, resembling chamfered edges, countersunk jewels, mirror-polished screws, and bridges adorned with Geneva Stripes. None of that is seen to the wearer, however it’s this inner quest for high quality that makes doable the last word efficiency of the watch — a promise fulfilled by the deep patrimony of savoir-faire at Manufacture Jaeger-LeCoultre.

REVERSO TRIBUTE DUOFACE CALENDAR

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Dimensions: 49.4mm x 29.9mm
Calibre: handbook mechanical Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre 853
Capabilities recto: hours, minutes, day, date, month, moon phases
Capabilities verso: 2nd timezone, evening and day
Energy reserve: 42 hours
Frequency: 21,600
Dial recto: silver sunrayed
Dial verso: gray sunrayed
Case: pink gold 750/1000 (18 Karats)
Water resistance: 30m
Strap: interchangeable brown Fagliano assortment calf and extra beige canvas and brown calf Fagliano assortment
Reference: Q3912530

REVERSO TRIBUTE DUOFACE CALENDAR

Dimensions: 49.4mm x 29.9mm
Calibre: handbook mechanical Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre 853
Capabilities recto: hours, minutes, day, date, month, moon phases
Capabilities verso: 2nd timezone, evening and day
Energy reserve: 42 hours
Frequency: 21,600
Dial recto: silver grained
Dial verso: blue sunrayed
Case: chrome steel
Water resistance: 30m
Strap: interchangeable blue Fagliano assortment calf and extra blue canvas and calf Fagliano assortment
Reference: Q3918420