The latest Reverso model from Jaeger-LeCoultre pays tribute to a successful version of the iconic swiveling watch dating back to 1948.
The Grande Reverso Ultra Thin 1948 faithfully reproduces the original silver-toned dial characterised by blue faceted baton-type hands and applied hour markers which stand out very clearly for perfect legibility. At six o'clock the small seconds sub-dial. Underneath the Jaeger-LeCoultre signature, the inscription “Fabriqué en Suisse” (made in Switzerland) proudly states the origin of the watch.
|The Reverso of 1948|
This new Reverso model comes in a comfortable width and height (27.4 mm x 46.8 mm) accentuated by the slender shape. The polished steel case incorporates the complex parts of the swivelling mechanism, as well as the 2.94 mm thick movement, in just 7.2 mm.
Renowned for its sturdiness and precision, the hand-wound manufacture Calibre 822/2 beat at a frequency of 21,600 vibrations per hour and offers a power reserve of 45 hours. The case-back offers a wide surface for personalisation.
|The dial of the new Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso Ultra Thin 1948|
|The dial of the original Reverso model|
Fitted with an alligator leather strap featuring a steel pin buckle, the Grande Reverso Ultra Thin 1948 (ref. Q278852J) will be available exclusively from Jaeger-LeCoultre boutiques.
- Read the history of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso