Jaeger-LeCoultre asked me to hold a presentation about their watches and history…

 By: blomman Mr Blue : April 6th, 2019-11:25

Been a month of travelling for me…

Family vacation, work trips and in the middle of everything, Jaeger-LeCoultre asked me to hold a presentation for some of their customers.

Always good when you are invited as a guest speaker - no pressure, just fun!

And to be asked to present something you are very passionate about, then even better.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Watches and History – what could be more fun?!


So earlier this week I flew over to Helsinki to meet up with the Jaeger-LeCoultre team.

Helsinki is a very beautiful city, in parts similar to Stockholm with its 1800 century architecture and harbour.


In honour of the occasion I had “double wrists”…

The POLARIS on the left…

And the GEOPHYSIC on the right, both the original, of course.

The event where I should hold my presentation was a joint event with Jaeger-LeCoultre, Lindroos (one of Helsinki’s biggest retailers of finer watches & jewellery) and Handelsbanken (one of the larger banks in the Nordic region).

Once at Lindroos I received a very warm and friendly welcome and could see that they very well equipped for the evening!

After presentations held by Handelsbanken and Lindroos (both in Finish so I didn’t understand a word)…

It’s was finally my turn to talk (in English).

My presentation included some of the rich history of Jaeger-LeCoultre and some of their iconic watches.

Like the REVERSO…


And the POLARIS!

And their connection to today’s watches and collection.

After the presentation all were welcomed downstairs to Lindroos store.

Antti and his team really made everybody feel at home!


All the attendance had a chance to see the current Jaeger-LeCoultre collection.

As well as some vintage icons…

And Alexandra…

Yes, it looks perfect on your wrist!



Thank you to Handelsbanken and Lindroos for their warm welcome!

And last but not least, a BIG thank you to Erwin, Frank and Alexandra at Jaeger-LeCoultre for this invitation and opportunity to present your brand history – great fun!




Blomman, you rock‼️

 By: HSTE : April 6th, 2019-11:42
Cheers, HSTE

A lot of fun presenting something your are truly passionate about!

 By: blomman Mr Blue : April 7th, 2019-02:49
Thank you, HSTE!

👍🏻great story! [nt]

 By: Passionata_george : April 6th, 2019-11:46
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Thank you, George! [nt]

 By: blomman Mr Blue : April 7th, 2019-07:25
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Looking like a great event!

 By: KMII : April 6th, 2019-11:56
And welcome back 😊👍🏻

It was a great event! :)

 By: blomman Mr Blue : April 8th, 2019-05:13
Thank you, KM!


 By: Adamska : April 6th, 2019-12:04
You sure did a compelling job smile. Cheers, Filip

Thank you, Filip! [nt]

 By: blomman Mr Blue : April 8th, 2019-05:29
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They asked to the right person for the speech. Very interesting reading, my friend. Congratulations. [nt]

 By: amanico : April 6th, 2019-13:36
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Is this the first time ever that a Mod gets asked by a big brand like this to represent them to their own customers??

 By: Arie - Mr Orange : April 8th, 2019-02:36
Plus he is not even the JLC mod....(!)

Not to represent, the brands have the right people for that, but to attend an event and to make a speech, yes, that happened. [nt]

 By: amanico : April 8th, 2019-03:21
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Just to be clear, it was no speach, it was a presentation of the brand watches and history [nt]

 By: blomman Mr Blue : April 8th, 2019-09:40
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What I understood and meant by speech. Once again, congrats, it has certainly been as fun as it was interesting! [nt]

 By: amanico : April 8th, 2019-09:51
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Its a big difference between a speach and a presentation... And yes, a lot of fun! [nt]

 By: blomman Mr Blue : April 8th, 2019-10:12
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Congratulations . Which JLC did you choose to wear on this event?

 By: Tyo : April 10th, 2019-13:48
di you still own your nice collection of divers JLC. I think it’s maybe one of the first thread I’ve read here.

Yes, I just miss one: Rge Polaris II Red. And maybe one Lecoultre " Baby Panerai "... [nt]

 By: amanico : April 10th, 2019-13:55
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Great, Blomman! Super :-) [nt]

 By: massimiliano : April 6th, 2019-13:51
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Thank you, Massi! :) [nt]

 By: blomman Mr Blue : April 8th, 2019-07:01
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What a great ambassador of the brand you make!

 By: eklektik : April 6th, 2019-14:16
Your post is a great opportunity to thank you for sharing your knowledge and collections here!

Thank you, dear É!

 By: blomman Mr Blue : April 8th, 2019-09:42
Yes, a great way to make more people aware of the beauty of Jaeger-LeCoultre!

Never heard I somebody talk more knowledgeable about vintage JLC

 By: stromer : April 6th, 2019-15:08
They surely asked the right person smile
Great job and obviously good fun for you and your audience.
Best, Martin

You are too kind, Martin!

 By: blomman Mr Blue : April 8th, 2019-09:46
Yes, a lot of fun indeed!

I would have loved to be there!

 By: renerod : April 6th, 2019-17:19
Congrats dear Blomman!

I hope you are invited by the brand to give a lecture in the Salón Internacional de Alta Relojería México, and be able to meet you!



Would have loved to have you there, René!

 By: blomman Mr Blue : April 8th, 2019-09:48
Mexico? Sorry, I haven't been invited...
But one day I hope to return there - love the food and atmosphere!

You are always welcome my friend! [nt]

 By: renerod : April 8th, 2019-21:37
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Thank you, my friend! Will let you know if I am heading your way! [nt]

 By: blomman Mr Blue : April 10th, 2019-12:15
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Great post as always

 By: RG1 : April 7th, 2019-03:17
I enjoy reading this post. Well done my friend. Thanks for sharing with us

My pleasure, my friend! :)

 By: blomman Mr Blue : April 8th, 2019-09:48
Always fun to share these kind of events!

That is just amazing, my friend. I could not think of any better, more knowledgeable ambassador for JLC

 By: crown comfort : April 7th, 2019-05:33
Congratulations and a superb post and pictorial.
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