Hybris Mechanica à Grande Sonnerie
In developing the Hybris Mechanica à Grande Sonnerie, Jaeger‑LeCoultre completely rethought the principle of the minute repeater. Indicating the time thanks to the crystal clear tones of a Westminster chime, this exceptional model comprising over 1472 parts is one of the most complex watches ever made in the entire history of horology.
Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre 182 Duomètre Dual-Wing Calibre
27 complications, Over 1300 Components
2 4 crystal-gongs
3 Grande sonnerie
4 Petite sonnerie
6 Minute repeater
7-8 Flying tourbillon
9-10 Perpetual and instant calendar
12 Retrograde days
14 Retrograde months
16 Retrograde date
17 Jumping hour and minutes
18 Regulation device with inertia-blocks
19 Strike power reserve indicator
20 Watch power reserve indicator
21 Secured incremental hours setting (forward)
22-23 Secured incremental minutes setting forward and backward
24 Striking mode selector
25 Instant minute repeater activation
26 Automatic modes’ switch
The Retrograde Perpetual Calendar
The Flying Tourbillon
The Crystal Gongs
The Infernal Tower
The whole repeating mechanism is located in a single, three-tiered tower of 5.15 millimeters height and dubbed the ‘Infernal Tower’ by the watchmakers due to its complex construction. The different levels are made up of the minute snail, three quarter snails (one for each quarter in an hour), the hour snail and their corresponding cams. By this novel arrangement, the watchmakers for the first time were able to eliminate the need for a so-called ‘surprise piece’ which prevents chiming watches from chiming the last quarter hour in minutes instead of the new hour.
The Trébuchet Hammers
The Longest Westminster Carillon
The Most Advanced of Musical Timepieces
Hybris Mechanica 55 Safe
- Case material:
- White Gold
- Alligator Leather
- Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre
- Number of pieces : 1406
- Vibrations per hour : 28800
- Power-reserve : 50 Hours
- Jewels : 99
- Barrel : 2
- Height : 10.40 mm
- Hour - Minute
- Leap year
- Perpetual calendar
- Minute Repeater
- White Gold
- Water resistance : 5 bar
- Diameter : 44mm
- Thickness : 15mm
- Alligator Leather
- Double Folding Buckle 20.0 mm
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