Grande Reverso Calendar

07.05.12

  • Grande Reverso Calendar

The Reverso watch is unique. Over the years, it has managed to appear in new guises without ever losing its soul. Today, wearing a Reverso from the contemporary collections draws the owner into an exclusive world – that of watchmaking history, but also and above all into the sphere of technical perfection and aesthetic refinement.

A steel or pink gold case surrounds the silver-toned dial. The traditional finishing accentuates the geometrical shape of the collection, enhancing the classically understated stage set for a distinctive horological complication.

The watch indicates the day and month on respective discs appearing through two apertures at 12 o’clock, along with the date at 6 o’clock encircling the moon phases. The traditional arrangement of the conventional time indication via central hour and minute hands is focused on essentials and on ensuring optimal readability. The vertical satin-brushed dial finish frames a hand-guilloché motif reminiscent of pocket-watches.

The case-back reveals the mechanical manually-wound movement, Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre 843, and its noble finishing. Its architecture is distinguished by a rigorous and well-ordered structure subtly echoing the artistic period when the collection was created. Vertical Côtes de Genève emphasise its geometrical sophistication and serve as a visual reminder that time, even when clothed in all its finery, will forever remain both rational and disciplined.