Why The $160 Million Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Quadriptyque Four-Sided Watch Seen At Watches & Wonders 2021 Will Be A Collector’s Item

Jaeger-LeCoultre World premier, watches and wonders 2021, Jaeger-LeCoultre Quadriptyque

As Swiss watch brand Jaeger-LeCoultre celebrates the 90th anniversary of its legendary Reverso watch, it sets new world records with its four-faced Reverso Hybris Mechanica Caliber 185 Quadriptyque watch unveiled today at Watches & Wonders Geneva 2021. Six years in the research and development stages, the 1.35 million Euro timepiece (approximately $1.60 million)  is the…

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Masterpiece of Sound: A Closer Look At The $259,000 Bulgari Octo Roma Carillon Tourbillon

Bulgari Octo Roma Carillon Tourbillon

By Nancy Olson It is no easy feat to produce a chiming watch, whose aural delights add further intrigue to its timekeeping capabilities. A case is no longer just a case, for example, when it is also a vehicle to enhance sound. So, too, a movement steps up its commitment by offering not only precise…

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Four Reasons Why The New Patek Philippe Ref. 6301P Chiming Watch Will Be Legendary

Patek Philippe Ref. 6301P

There’s no getting around it. If you are a watch collector, you already own, or aspire to own, at least one Patek Philippe watch in your wardrobe. I know collectors who own upwards of 20 – some that have been custom-made for them. This legendary brand is a “holy grail” watch thanks to its incredible…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Teams With  Artist Zimoun For Sound Art, Recalls History

zimoun, Jaeger-LeCoultre The sound maker

Swiss watch brand Jaeger-LeCoultre has teamed with renowned Swiss  artist Zimoun, commissioning him to create a special installation of sound art that reflects Jaeger-LeCoultre’s centuries-old history in sound making within the realm of watchmaking. The exhibition, Zimoun: 1944, which includes prepared dc-motors, MDF panels and Jaeger-LeCoultre watch parts, opens in China and will make a…

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Why The Patek Philippe Ref. 5303R Minute Repeater Tourbillon Is Destined For Greatness

Patek Philippe Ref. 5303R Minute Repeater Tourbillon

When I saw the very first Patek Philippe Ref. 5303R-001 Minute Repeater Tourbillon Singapore 2019 Special Edition watch at the late fall Patek Philippe Singapore exhibition — I knew it was destined for greatness. That watch, based off of an existing movement (Caliber R To 27PS) was totally re-worked in order to showcase the minute repeater…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition Grande Complication: Why It Matters

Jaeger-LeCOultre Master Grande Tradition Grande Complication

Retailing for just about $385,000, or for approximately $475,000 depending on the model, the recently unveiled Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grand Tradition Grande Complication has captured hearts and souls around the world. And rightfully so. This is one important watch from a brand that knows all about important creations. Jaeger-LeCoultre is a master at complications and has…

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