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Jaeger-LeCoultre

Jaeger-LeCoultre has been a principal player in the history of watch-making since 1833. With an immense heritage of more than 1,000 calibres and 220 registered patents, the brand is located in the Vallée de Joux. Its renown is as much in the field of grand complications as in the area of practical functionality or high class jewellery. Its Reverso and Master watches and the Atmos clock unify tradition and an avant-garde approach.

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1833

Antoine LeCoultre sets up the small workshop that was to become the Jaeger-LeCoultre manufactory.

1903

Encounter between the Parisian Edmond Jaeger and Jacques-David LeCoultre, grandson of the founder. The friendship between the two men would result in the Jaeger-LeCoultre brand.

1928

With no batteries, no electric current, with no winder, the Atmos clock comes close to achieving the dream of perpetual motion.

1931

Birth of a reversible watch which was to become legendary: the Reverso.