The year 2011 is the 80th anniversary of Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso watch series. The world famous cartoonist Philippe Chappuis designed a unique and artistic rose gold Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso à éclipses watch.
The renowned Swiss artists had access to visit Jaeger-LeCoultre watch factory in April last year. The inspiration of Reverso à éclipses comes from the visit. The same as carving, enamel painting process is the Jaeger-LeCoultre factory enviable valuable handicrafts. Today, there are three masters enamel painting Workshop, they share the Reverso watch series flip painted enamel dial and a variety of customization work.
The enamel painting masters of Jaeger-LeCoultre factory use the top technology in annual new watch models. Combining strong watchmaking tradition of watch factory and innovation, to create unparalleled quality of these masterpieces. The design by Philippe Chappuis, a unique flip the Reverso watch will be launched on November 29, 2011 in Paris by the Artcurial auction house, the auction proceeds will be used to fund Association monégasque contre les Myopathies. At the same time, also for Jaeger-LeCoultre Polo Masters final in Geneva during the polo club in the Club de Veytay kicked off at the exhibition.
Philippe Chappuis said: “I have always been fascinated by the beauty of miniaturization of mechanical and movement structure. The design combining my works “Titeuf” and Reverso sophisticated mechanical components is a natural matter for me, which is reminiscent of Charlie Chaplin’s “Modern Times.” I hope my personal characteristics will not affect the legendary Reverso watch precision flip.”