Very frequently, I use Jaeger-LeCoultre to act as an illustration of a brand that is so intriguing, yet they have not a solitary watch for me. The Master Ultra-slender ceaseless maybe being a costly special case ( I expounded on that one here ). In 2004 they attempted with the Master Compressor Memovox, which I preferred from the start, however immediately saw that it wasn’t a future work of art. I don’t need a games watch from Jaeger-LeCoultre, however I am additionally excessively youthful for a Reverso as a day by day beater.

We’re glad to show you that Jaeger-LeCoultre is declaring something that could fill that hole between a dress watch and a games watch. Meet the new Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris assortment. In view of the 1968 Memovox Polaris watch, however with current qualities and specifications.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris

Jaeger-LeCoultre opens at the SIHH 2018 display with five new models in their new Polaris assortment. One of them is a restricted release that commemorates the 50th commemoration of the Memovox watch. Notwithstanding, the Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris is another column in their assortment, similar to the Master and Reverso. We ought to anticipate that more things should occur in this pillar.

Let’s view each of the 5 new models, before we do a more top to bottom article later on. We actually need to see them in the tissue, however this is the thing that Jaeger-LeCoultre sent us under embargo.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Automatic

Entry-level is consistently a frightful word, as section level with Jaeger-LeCoultre actually implies we are talking genuine business. Their Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Automatic highlights the two crowns (one for time setting and one for pivoting the internal bezel) and three hands on the dial (no date!). This model is likewise accessible on a treated steel bracelet.

In short, the specs of the Polaris Automatic are:

  • Size: 41mm, pure steel
  • Movement: automatic mechanical development, Jaeger-LeCoultre Caliber 898/1
  • Power save: 40 hours
  • Functions: hours/minutes/seconds, pivoting inward bezel
  • Dial: dark or sea blue, with sunrayed, grained and opaline finishes
  • Water obstruction: 100m
  • Price €5600 (calfskin) excl VAT

Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Chronograph In Steel

Undoubtedly the Polaris that comes nearest to a genuine games watch, with this chronograph form. The type 751 development is obviously in-house created and made in Le Sentier, by Jaeger-LeCoultre. Since a chronograph is the most famous complication with regards to mechanical watches (barring the date accordingly), this could be a champ as far as sales.

Here are the specifications:

  • Size: 42mm, impeccable steel
  • Movement: automatic mechanical development, Jaeger-LeCoultre Caliber 751
  • Power hold: 65 hours
  • Functions: hours/minutes/seconds, chronograph, tachymeter scale
  • Dial: dark or sea blue, with sunrayed, grained and opaline finishes
  • Water opposition: 100m
  • Price €8200 (hardened steel and cowhide) excl VAT

The Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Chronograph will likewise become accessible in rose gold. The lone Polaris model in valuable metal, for now.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Chronograph WorldTimer

Combining a chronograph and a worldtimer complication is the most amazing aspect all universes. Incessant voyagers realize that it is so imperative to follow time back home, or in some other time region if you’re a finance manager working worldwide. The Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Chronograph WorldTimer may be the correct decision provided that this is true. Other than the crown and two pushers, there’s another crown to work the turning city plate. You can set it to the city you’re in, and read the time in 23 different urban areas around the planet. An enormous case, of 44mm, makes it a usable and clear watch. Not for the cowardly of course.

Here are its specifications:

  • Size: 44mm, Titanium
  • Movement: automatic mechanical development, Jaeger-LeCoultre Caliber 752
  • Power hold: 65 hours
  • Functions: hours/minutes/seconds, chronograph, worldtime
  • Dial: dark or sea blue with sunrayed, grained and opaline finishes
  • Water opposition: 100m

Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Date

This variant is near the first of 1968, with a triangle alongside trapezoidal records, the Arabic numbers for 6, 9 and 12, a rail route track for the minutes — and highlights a date at three o’clock. A sapphire box precious stone to take after the plexi gems from 50 years prior and on the caseback you will discover an etching of a SCUBA jumper. Fundamentally the same as the etching on the model from 1968. Comes with elastic lash yet in addition accessible on a treated steel bracelet.

Here are the specifications:

  • Size: 42mm, pure steel
  • Movement: automatic mechanical development, Jaeger-LeCoultre Caliber 899/1
  • Power save: 38 hours
  • Functions: hours/minutes/seconds, date, pivoting internal bezel
  • Dial: dark with sunrayed, grained and opaline finishes
  • Water obstruction: 200m
  • Price: €6400 (elastic lash) excl VAT

Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Memovox

Last yet absolutely not least, and restricted to 1000 pieces just, the Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Memovox. The Memovox being the first form of the 1968 Polaris. You will locate no under three crowns on this watch: one for setting/revising the time, one to work the internal bezel and one to set the caution. You will discover a ton of vintage components on this watch, much the same as the Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Date I just depicted, including the utilization of artificial patina or as JLC puts it: “vanilla Super-LumiNova”. That’s fine by me. The type 956 development has a striking component for the caution obviously and is an immediate relative of the main automatic alert watch by Jaeger-LeCoultre in the 1950’s. This watch comes on an elastic strap.

Specifciation of this Polaris Memovox:

  • Movement: automatic mechanical development, Jaeger-LeCoultre Caliber 956
  • Power hold: 44 hours
  • Functions: hours/minutes/seconds, alert, date
  • Dial: dark sunrayed, grained and opaline finishes
  • Water opposition: 200m
  • Price €10.700 ex VAT

Prices not accessible at this moment. (known) Prices are added to each demonstrate, above. We will update this article when we have gotten them. More data through Jaeger-LeCoultre .

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