Quarter-Million-Dollar Watches as Seen at WatchTime New York

Peter Speake Marin Vertical Double Tourbillon

Recently, on our column Perfect Timing, on Forbes.com, we presented five of the most expensive watches seen at the recent WatchTime New York exhibit. Those timepieces include the Jaquet Droz Bird Repeater Openwork Watch, $472,500, the  Breguet Tradition Minute Repeater Tourbillon watch, $460,700, the MB&F Horological Machine No. 6-SV, $398,000, Vacheron Constantin ‘sHarmony Tourbillon Chronograph, $240,700 and the A.…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre and Marc Newson Unveil $28,000 Atmos 568 Clock

For eight years, Jaeger-LeCoultre and famed commercial and architectural designer Marc Newson have worked together on multiple collaborations revolving around the famed Atmos watch – the clock that “lives on air.” Now the duo announces the newest fruit of their combined labor: Atmos 568 Marc Newson. The new and unique rendition may well be the…

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See What John Wayne, Jaeger-LeCoultre and Filmmaking Have in Common at “The Art of Behind The Scenes” Exhibit

In 1960, John Wayne, now a legend around the world for his quintessential American spirit, starred as Col. Davy Crockett in “The Alamo.” It was a film about the true story of a small group of soldiers who died trying to prevent the taking of the new Republic of Texas. “Republic. I like the sound…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Supports Venice Restoration Efforts at Scuola Grande d San Rocco

In addition to building some of the most complex and alluring luxury watches on the market,  Swiss watch brand, Jaeger LeCoultre, is also a master at restoration work on historical timepieces. Now, the brand brings that love of restoration to the forefront in an all-new method: helping to restore a portion of Venice. The brand…

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Fast Focus: Get Adventurous with Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Compressor Chronograph Ceramic Watch

This year Jaeger-LeCoultre brings its much-loved Master Compressor to all new heights with the sporty yet stealth-looking  Master Compressor Chronograph Ceramic. The 46mm case is crafted of high-tech ceramic and is fitted with a high-tech strap. The watch offers chronograph function, date, second time zone, hour, minute, day/night indicator and chronographs. It is power d…

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Inside Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Rare Handcrafts Atelier (Dial Painting, Gem Setting, Technology)

It isn’t every day one gets to visit one of the top-tier Manufactures — but I have been lucky enough to visit Jaeger-LeCoultre twice in one year.  The brand, tucked away in the village of Le Sentier, Switzerland, has a rich history of watchmaking and innovative pioneering that sets it apart from most others and flags it…

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