While the spotlight has as of late been on the energetic/exquisite Polaris assortment, we shouldn’t fail to remember that the “Grande Maison” is likewise 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 magnificent declaration of this aptitude. Meet the new Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition Tourbillon Celeste.
Presented during the 76th release of the Venice International Film Festival, this new very good quality piece by Jaeger-LeCoultre exhibits the brand’s watchmaking abilities with certain appeal. Complex, active, yet in addition graceful, this new piece exploits ongoing 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 in essence another watch at JLC yet it is changed to get another shape. The case, which estimates 43mm in distance across and is made of 18k white gold, plays with surfaces, lights and surfaces. Reflected cleaned on most parts, it is illuminated by straight-grained complements working on it band, sunken and raised zones and matte or sparkling surfaces. For example, the recessed zone of the hauls is miniature impacted. The watch is worn on a blue crocodile strap.
The principle fascination of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition Tourbillon Celeste is, obviously, its dial. The presentation is complex and one of a kind, with an orbital flying tourbillon that makes a complete turn of the dial throughout 23 hours, 56 minutes and 4 seconds. This surprising time unit is the length of one sidereal day, determined regarding more inaccessible stars rather than the Sun. The standard time (24-hours out of every day) is traditionally shown by the midway situated hands.
The focal piece of the dial portrays the night sky of the Northern Hemisphere, exhibiting the heavenly bodies of the zodiac schedule outlined by an external ring showing their related images. A small gold marker, seen just past the circle of the flying tourbillon, rotates 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 utilization of Super-LumiNova on the heavenly dial, which brings about a wonderful elegant night sky.
Powering the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition Tourbillon Celeste is the type 946, planned and created in-house by the brand. Noticeable through a sapphire caseback, it is done with care and enhanced with transmitting Geneva stripes. The development stores 45 hours of energy and showcases 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 release of 28 pieces. Cost on solicitation. More subtleties at www.jaeger-lecoultre.com .