Category Archives: Jaeger-LeCoultre

The Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso One Cordonnet Presents A Pretty Strong Argument For Tiny Women’s Watches

When we discuss watches we always think about size firstly. Whether you are into a 36mm Oyster Perpetual or a 47mm Panerai, size is a hot topic that people feel very strongly about (especially when it comes to women and the watches they wear). In my time at HODINKEE, I have come to realize that there are… Read More »

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso turns 85 in style

The Reverso, Jaeger-LeCoultre’s reversible rectangular timepiece, was first developed to keep polo balls from smashing the dials of English cavalry officers’ watches in the days of empire. It’s since become an icon of the horological world and a bestseller – big business for Jaeger but one not without its peculiar attributes, as present CEO Daniel… Read More »

Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Chronograph vs. Montblanc Rieussec

What’s your type? Is it classic or modern? Eye-catching or understated? Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Master Chronograph, from the brand’s manufacture in Le Sentier, Switzerland, is classically elegant and understated. It debuted in 2010. Every detail is handsome and nothing is flashy or controversial. Its design embodies the serene sense of order found in traditional watch construction, which… Read More »

Reviewing Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Gyrotourbillon: Crown Jewel of the Reverso’s 85th Anniversary

Jaeger-LeCoultre celebrates the 85th Anniversary of its iconic Reverso model in 2016, and the Swiss brand has launched a plethora of new Reverso watches at this year’s SIHH watch salon in Geneva to mark the milestone (click here for some of the models that have already been presented). By far the most technically masterful is… Read More »

Hands-On With New Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic “True Second” And “Universal Time”

In order to adapt to the new caliber 770 (Shinji) and 772 (Universal Time) action, the case had to be expanded to 39.6 mm and 41.6 mm, 38.5 mm in diameter with respect to mourn Geophysics 1958 models were launched just last year, that talk here and here. These cases are a bit thicker 11.7… Read More »

Depths of Complexity: 5 Ultra-Complicated Dive Watches

If your plan was to spend less money this year on watches, you might want to skip this article. Most mechanical dive watches are priced under $10,000 (even though the iconic Rolex Deepsea, Sea-Dweller, and Submariner watches, as well as many Blancpain Fifty Fathoms models, might go for a bit more nowadays), but there are… Read More »