Jaeger-LeCoultre continues its revamp of the Master Control collection with two interpretations of the Memovox, the legendary alarm watch that debuted in 1950. As chiming watches, they are part of a long tradition that the Manufacture is emphasising this year.
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Since its introduction in 1992, Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Master Control collection has remained a lesson in technical rigour and stylistic restraint. Its constant evolution is a reflection of the Maison’s respect for tradition and quest for innovation.
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