Both watches are appealing, but the second one, more reserved and less bling, with a cleaner dial, gets my vote.

Nov 22, 2022,00:28 AM
 

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Oldie AND Goldie: Jaeger Lecoultre Master Géographique on bracelet, in yellow gold.

 
 By: amanico : November 21st, 2022-17:52
This one is the first generation from the early 90's. To be compared to the next version... Other than the metal, can you see the differences? I prefer the latest, and not only because of the metal, but also because of the case and dial. Still, lovely, th...  

My choice

 
 By: TeutonicCarFan : November 21st, 2022-19:27
The hands on the yg model are interesting. I like the more discreet day/ night indicator and lower city disk and triangle hour markers as in my ref. Small differences in case make the yg model more "round" - cool watches 👍 ...  

Master Compressor Géographique (early 2000)

 
 By: PDG : November 21st, 2022-23:21
Here is mine. It's about 20 years old I think. Very special for me (a gift). Somewhat practical while traveling. ...  

Second one for me, easily

 
 By: Boris : November 22nd, 2022-14:56
I think this particular incarnation of the Master Geographique, and its silver dial sibling, were the best ones ever made by JLC, at least aesthetically. Size was spot on too, at 38.5mm if my memory serves.

Debut date was '89, if I recall correctly....

 
 By: watchme : November 22nd, 2022-17:55
the bracelet tastes back then were quite different and JLC had yet to launch the Master Control series. But it was a genius travel watch, and still is considered "a masterpiece" in the industry. -Dean