Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre à Sphérotourbillon: Accuracy on so many levels

As complicated a complication as can be, a star of the 2012 Geneva SIHH was on Jaeger-LeCoultre’s stand.

Its main feature, visible at nine o’clock, is an unparalleled multi-axis tourbillon that maintains stability at any angle. By being so-engineered, any harmful effects of the earth’s gravitational pull are minimised.

As part of the ‘Duomètre’ collection, the watch is powered by two separate movements, or a ‘Dual-Wing’ to use the Swiss watchmaker’s expression. Both come under a single regulator’s control.

One is dedicated solely for time indication, the other to power the ‘Sphérotourbillon’. Thanks to this innovative concept, accuracy to the nearest second can be assured.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre à Sphérotourbillon:  Accuracy on so many levelsJaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre à Sphérotourbillon:  Accuracy on so many levels

On its face, sub-dials for a second time-zone and small seconds share space with the power reserve indicator and skeletonised Sphérotourbillon housing.

Two versions of the 42mm, hand-wound masterpiece are available, one in rose gold, the other – limited to just 74 pieces – in platinum. Both come with a hand-sewn crocodile leather strap and 18-carat pink gold (or platinum) pin buckle.


Photos: Jaeger-LeCoultre

For further information, see www.jaeger-lecoultre.com.

You can find many classic Jaeger-LeCoultre’s watches for sale in the Classic Driver Market.