Watches & Wonders 2015: Jaeger-LeCoultre launches the GEOPHYSIC TRUE SECOND and GEOPHYSIC UNIVERSAL TIME

Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic Universal Time

The two new Geophysic watches are the talk of the town! Jaeger-LeCoultre CEO Daniel Riedo will present you them. Click on “read more” to discover the watches …

 

At first sight you might think its a quartz watch. By no means, these watches feature the new True Seconds system from Jaeger-LeCoultre. The True Seconds system causes the seconds hand to move forwards while “beating the second”, meaning by performing a jump every second. The True Seconds mechanism involves a sophisticated construction whose effectiveness is expressed on the dial by a pleasantly rhythmical reading of the seconds.

The movements powering the two new Geophysic watches are the automatic Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibres 770 and 772. They feature an atypical balance wheel with a non-circular configuration that required lengthy research in order to reduce air friction. Named the Gyrolab, this device was initially developed in a laboratory version back in 2007 to equip the Master Compressor Extreme Lab 1 watch.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic Gyrolab balance
Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic Gyrolab balance

 

It took eight years to transition from this confidential version to one that could be incorporated into an entire watch line. Geophysic is the first collection to enjoy the benefits of this breakthrough and its determining influence on the precision of a watch.

 

Daniel will now present you his new Geophysic watches:

 

Daniel Riedo, CEO Jaeger-LeCoultre
Daniel Riedo, CEO Jaeger-LeCoultre

 

 

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So guys, this is NOT a quartz watch …

 

 

This is the proof!

 

 

Simply stunning! I love the True Second, really cool!

 

There are two version available. Yes, available right now since the watches have already been delivered to the Jaeger-LeCoultre boutiques and to the retail. So just in case you like them you can go and buy right away …

 

These are the two executions:

The Geophysic True Second

Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic True Second
Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic True Second

 

and the Geophysic Universal Time

 

Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic Universal Time
Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic Universal Time

 

The Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic True Second is powered by the calibre 770

  • Mechanical automatic Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre 770
  • 40-hour power reserve
  • 28,800 vibrations per hour
  • 275 components
  • 36 jewels
  • 57 mm thick

Dial

  • Silver-toned, grained, applied hour-markers

Hands

  • Baton-type, enhanced with Super-Luminova

Functions

  • Hours, minutes
  • True seconds
  • Date

Case

  • 7 mm thick
  • 6 mm in diameter
  • Water resistance: 5 bar

Strap

  • Alligator leather
    • Pink gold model: pin buckle
    • Stainless steel model: folding clasp

References

Q801 84 20 (stainless steel model) will be sold for 7000 Euro plus VAT

Q801 25 20 (pink gold model) will be sold for 14.500 Euro plus VAT

 

Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic True Second
Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic True Second
Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic True Second
Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic True Second
Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic True Second
Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic True Second
Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic True Second
Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic True Second
Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic True Second
Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic True Second

Calibre Jaeger-LeCoultre 770

 

The Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic Universal Time is powered by the calibre 772:

  • Mechanical automatic Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre 772
  • 40-hour power reserve
  • 28,800 vibrations per hour
  • 274 components
  • 36 jewels
  • 13 mm thick

Dial

  • Blue-lacquered, applied hour-markers

Hands

  • Baton-type, enhanced with Super-Luminova

Functions

  • Hours, minutes
  • True seconds
  • World time

Case

  • 84 mm thick
  • 6 mm in diameter
  • Water resistance: 5 bar

Strap

  • Alligator leather
    • Pink gold model: pin buckle
    • Stainless steel model: folding clasp

References

Q810 84 20 (stainless steel model) will be sold for 12.000 Euro plus VAT

Q810 25 20 (pink gold model) will be sold for 20.500 Euro plus VAT

 

Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic Universal Time
Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic Universal Time

 

Once the universal time has been set, there is no need to adjust it while crisscrossing the world. Travellers need only adjust their own time. Local time is automatically adjusted simply by moving the hour hand in one hour steps forwards or backwards, of course independently of the minutes and seconds to as to avoid any loss of precision.

 

Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic Universal Time
Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic Universal Time
Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic Universal Time
Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic Universal Time
Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic Universal Time Calibre 772
Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic Universal Time Calibre 772

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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8 Comments

  • The fact is true sales dropped down in Asia. But this is a short term reaction I think. Economy will stabilze and the demand is still high.

    @Alex: Why did you missed Richard Mille? Have been to the W&W myself and they had a huge range of products available which is something special because he just comes to two exhbitions worldwide. Mr. Mille himself has been there as well. The new Asia Edition was presented as well as the latest Nadal models and so on…

    • Thanks for the comment! Concerning Richard Mille I – and not only me – had the impression that the European press was not very welcome this time. RM seemed to have focused on the Asian press and clients … No worries I will come up with new stuff from RM later this year …

      • ok as I was private there he was very offen and friendly to me. So I am looking Forward to the Infos. Lets see if you know already the final looking of the new model with will come out…

  • Last week I visited JC boutique in Malaysia, informed the sale had slowed down in the last 12 months, hopefully with this new collection it will improve.

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