Calibers put together in-house through the 1st step to the very last, classic collections, steady superior quality from basic movements towards the most elaborate models and more than One hundred seventy years of experience: can one really blame the French for worshipping Jaeger-LeCoultre timepieces? Antoine LeCoultre started his farm-workshop in the Joux Valley of the Swiss Jura, in 1833. The man who would eventually be viewed as the grandfather of horology focused on high-end calibers, which he sold together under his personal name and to other companies.
In The nineteenth century the corporation developed a modest 130 movements. Yet in the many years since, all of the wonderful names in watch-making, from Audemars Piguet to Patek Philippe, from Cartier to Vacheron Constantin, have arranged to movements from LeCoultre in the past or another. A wonderful piece offered in 2007 is definitely the Master Compressor Extreme LAB, but not just the very first oil-free mechanical watch but one that offers to run forever. This piece, at approximately $240,000, is horologically in front of its time, adding to the forty calibers made by this manufacturer, which has one of its mottos: For Jaeger-LeCoultre, experienceing the extremely hard is definitely the norm.