What a coincidence! On the one hand side Jaeger-LeCoultre CEO Jérôme leaves the company and on the other hand side I just got this information. Check out the new superb watches and please read my personal note dedicated to my friend Jérôme.
No doubt Jaeger-LeCoultre has taken its partnership with Aston Martin for serious. Instead of just printing logos on the dial and to earn some extra money Jaeger-LeCoultre has developed an own collection dedicated to the sports cars. The range was quite wide and with one the past watches you could even lock and unlock your Aston Martin. The mechanical Jaeger-LeCoultre watch had a built in transmitter that worked like a typical car key.
The three new models presented today to me are the following:
- Master Compressor Extreme W-Alarm Aston Martin
- Master Hometime Aston Martin
- AMVOX5 World Chronograph Cermet
The Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Compressor Extreme W-Alarm Aston Martin is a 46,3 mm mechanical alarm watch that combines the very useful function of a world timer. Its engine is the Jaeger-LeCoultre caliber 912.
The Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Hometime Aston Martin is “just” a stunning beautiful 40 mm wristwatch designed with the premise: less is more. The watch offers a second time zone indication and a 24-hour-dial to tell you if it is day or night in the second time zone indicated. Engine of the watch is the Jaeger-LeCoultre caliber 975H. WOW!!!!
The Jaeger-LeCoultre AMVOX5 World Chronograph Cermet combines a column-wheel chronograph and a world timer. The 44 mm cased is made out Cermet. Cermet is high-tech material, a composite material composed of ceramic (cer) and metallic (met) materials. Jaeger-LeCoultre “mixes” aluminum and ceramics and protects the surface with a 40-micron ceramic layer. Engine of the watch is the Jaeger-LeCoultre caliber 752/1.
These are the prices for Germany:
Master Compressor Extreme W-Alarm Aston Martin: EUR 14.400,-
Master Hometime Aston Martin: EUR 7.050,-
AMVOX5 World Chronograph Cermet: EUR 18.000,-
Now watch this: On the picture you see the proud Jaeger-LeCoultre CEO Jérôme Lambert (left) and Aston Martin CEO Uli Bez.
Guys, this is funny, because I got the picture just today and just in a few hours (at 07:30 CET) Richemont will officially announce that Jérôme Lambert will become the new CEO of Montblanc International and leave the company.
Guys, allow me a personal note to Jérôme at this point:
Jérôme I will miss you at Jaeger-LeCoultre!
My friend you have done a superb job in the last years and Jaeger-LeCoultre would not be that successful today if you would have not had that clear vision for that Swiss watchmaking pearl. Chapeau!
Wishing all the best to your successor and looking foreword meeting you at Montblanc!