- BandLeather Strap
- Case MaterialSteel
Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Squadra Home Time
Mint, brand new and unworn looking condition Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Squadra Home Time which is an automatic wristwatch GMT watch with am/pm indicator. It was originally purchased in Aug 2012, so 18 months old when taken into stock and under manufacturer warranty until August 2014. The UK recommended retail price on this model is GBP £5,400. Jaeger le Coultre model reference number is 230.8.77. Jaeger LeCoultre are one of the few elite Swiss watchmakers who manufacture their own movements in house. They are a company was established in 1833 in the Vallee de Joux watch making region of Switzerland. They are highly regarded for their quality timepieces, technical innovation, and one of the most stringent and fanatical testing centres in Switzerland. Jaeger-LeCoultre have been instrumental in the development of wrist alarms, and they developed the first automatic wrist alarm 1958. Jaeger-LeCoultre were also instrumental in developing this complication and it is a function which is popular and widely used in wristwatches today. This is a beautifully engineered and crafted wristwatch which is in an Art Deco style, a design of Jaeger-LeCoultre which has been largely unchanged for decades. This one being the chronograph is a large size which is more in fitting with today’s larger proportioned wristwatches. The case is polished stainless steel, which is perfectly symmetrical, well finished with smoothly integrated angles making a classical masterpiece in looks, especially with its tiered Art Deco style case edges, large square case. Being a Reverso, the face part of the watch slides across and can be reversed to display the case back. The original ingenious idea being to protect the crystal if the user was embarking on an activity that could potentially damage the face of the watch. However the back of this watch is also a crystal and the movement is displayed when it is reversed. The crystals on both sides are scratch resistant sapphire crystal and are un blemished. The dial is white with large highly legible black numerals. The movement is an in house Swiss made calibre 977 operating at 28,800 vph and is decorated with Geneva stripes and blued screws. Dimensions are as follows. The dimensions are 36 mm excluding crown, 39 mm including crown and 51 mm lug to lug and thickness is 13 mm.