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MASTERS OF COMPLICATIONS

Creative imagination is the force behind the watchmaking inventions that have enabled Jaeger-LeCoultre to master the most exceptional watch complications. Embodying a strong spirit of invention, the Maison has over 430 registered patents and 1,300 unique calibres.
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OVER 430 PATENTS AND 1,300 CALIBRES

The Manufacture has patented over 430 inventions, most of which have become benchmarks in the watchmaking industry. Dedicated to creating the greatest interpretations of time, the Manufacture has mastered complex complications, including the minute repeater, multi-axis tourbillon and celestial complications. At Jaeger-LeCoultre, a dedicated research team exchanges ideas and challenge each other to develop truly cutting-edge creations. Watchmakers, engineers and designers, united by a shared passion for watchmaking, combine their expertise to craft unique timepieces. The Manufacture’s inventiveness has led to the creation of no fewer than 1,300 calibres. 

SIGNATURE COMPLICATIONS

MASTERING THREE COMPLICATIONS

Jaeger-LeCoultre is home to a proud tradition of mechanical watchmaking, expressed through creations highlighting the wonders of three main complications. Firstly sound, though the creation of a minute repeater earning the Maison the title of The Sound Maker.

Secondly precision, with a long-standing history of inventions leading to the creation of the Gyrotourbillon. And finally Celestial, with the development of some of the most sophisticated celestial information ever to be displayed in a watch. 

Sound

MINUTE REPEATERS CALIBRES

PRECISION

MULTI-AXIS TOURBILLON

CELESTIAL

CELESTIAL COMPLICATIONS

HISTORICAL INVENTIONS

A RELENTLESS DEDICATION TO PRECISION

Antoine LeCoultre pursued precision relentlessly. He worked by day in his father’s blacksmith workshop and spent his nights imagining and experimenting with solutions in a laboratory he created. 

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