MASTER GRANDE TRADITION GYROTOURBILLON 3 METEORITE
PRECIOUS AND COMPLEX
Fine watchmaking and craftsmanship come together in this ultra-limited edition. Each piece is embellished with the abstract patterns of a rock that has fallen from the sky.
To celebrate 180 years of Jaeger-LeCoultre, the manufacture has launched an exceptional piece which focuses its many skills. In addition to the time display in an off-center disk, the Master Grande Tradition GyroTourbillon 3 combines an impressive chronograph. What makes it so special? It indicates short time lapses using an instant jumping digital counter for the minutes and a hand for the seconds in a dedicated dial which is also offset. A day/night indicator completes the time information. There is also a gyrotourbillon, a gyroscopic regulator which serves to optimize the chronometric precision of the watch. This only varies between -1 and +1 seconds per day.
The asymmetrical layout is contained within a refined 43.5 mm case made of rose gold. For this version, which is limited to just eight pieces, new finishes adorn the functions and complications. The craftsmanship is demonstrated in the traditional hand-guillochage, a white Grand Feu enamel decoration, the dark blue starry aventurine and the fragment of rock from the Gibeon meteorite discovered in Namibia, encrusted into the facade and on the bridges of the movement.
Turning the case of the Master Grande Tradition GyroTourbillon 3 over reveals the bridges and the plate of the 176 caliber adorned with the extraterrestrial rock. The irregular geometric patterns of the meteorite give each watch its own unique personality. Once wound, the manual-winding movement offers a power reserve of 45 hours.
Price: on request
By Dan Diaconu
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