Jaeger-LeCoultre – Duomètre Unique Travel Time Métier Rare
Introduced this year inside a special edition of 100 pieces in white gold or platinum and adopted in 2014 with a red-colored gold version, the Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre Unique Travel There was a time the very first world-time watch enabling to-the-minute adjustment from the second time zone which makes it easy to precisely place it on all continents and nations no matter time difference.
The brand new Duomètre Unique Travel Time Métier Rare presented by Jaeger-LeCoultre Swiss keeps the technical features and also the key elements of design of these two other models and adds a carefully chiseled dial, an uncommon craft (Métier Rare) which provides this see a unique personality.
The subtly textured watch face consists by small bumps or ridged produced by an experienced artisan. This hands engraving technique consists in getting rid of material by carrying out actions in most directions utilizing a special graver, in order to produce a carefully granular and glossy surface.
The white gold or platinum from the 42 mm situation matches the color from the Earth’s land surfaces within the globe representation at 6 o’clock. The world is synchronised using the travel time.
The initial Dual-Wing system from the Duomètre is split into two systems, one dedicated to exhibiting the neighborhood time, and yet another to showing the 2nd time zone. The 2 systems share exactly the same controlling organ however with their very own independent barrel, each having a 50-hour energy reserve. Exactly the same crown serves to wind the 2 barrels. Turning it counter-clockwise winds the timekeeping barrel, while a clockwise rotation winds the travel time-zone barrel.
By doing this, the whole process of the twin time-zone display has no effect on the important from the watch, so improving the truth from the watch. The crown serves to wound both barrels. The timekeeping barrel is wound with a counter-clockwise rotation, and also the travel-time barrel with a clockwise rotation.
The movement is superbly finished and includes hands-bevelled German silver bridges and also the exclusive “cites soleillées” produced by Jaeger-LeCoultre. What they are called from the metropolitan areas akin to the 24 timezones is engraved on the rear of the situation.
The Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre Unique Travel Time Métier Rare (ref. 6063540) is really a special edition of 200 pieces having a cost close to Euro 48,000 / US$ 51,000.