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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Well... the watch stil very much IS a REVERSO

Jaeger LeCoultre as a brand did not exist in 1932. But the REVERSO did. The long description with the auction does give a pretty clear path to explain what the watch is, and who is 'responsible' for its customisation into a gift for AH (who was at the time a regular head of state, not history N°1 ev
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By: Clavi
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: From what I see, everything is consistent with what the watch should be

These models are quite peculiar, being wartime manufactured, but not for an intended direct military use. I have seen some visibly belonging to the German military (including one with an engraved caseback with a dedication from Herman Göring for good services in the Kampf im Osten). Manufacturing qu
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By: Clavi
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Some day, I will show you an even more special version ;-)

It's in the safe at the moment and I don't think I took any proper pictures of it back then, so I'll have to remember digging it next time and post here...
1Y
By: Clavi
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Can you post a wristshot ?

A wristshot, even from 20cm far ? I think any watch even at this level will show some degree of 'flaws' when you zoom in at X20...
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By: Clavi
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Your loupe is too strong

The max you zoom in, the more you will find 'flaws'. I just think you went too deep in magnification. Unless these are 100% machine made, you must accept some 'flaws' here and there. AFAIAK, it looks acceptable, especially the 'scratch' on the dial
1Y
By: Clavi
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: I believe the hands were totally correct

On that first picture, the alpha hands match the stamped-numerals dial I believe. Although the version is not the same one as in the brochure, I have seen a couple in this exact config (which looks great BTW)
1Y
By: Clavi
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Horological Meandering: There was also a hand-wound version with those hands

I used to own the prequel to the electrochron. I don't thnik it had a name. mayme manuochron would be fitting ! It lacked the electric arc styling cues in the second hand and logo, but the glorious hour hand is there
1Y
By: Clavi
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: I have information about this watch

and the information is : it is fake. All the way. not even a mariage Watch.
3Y
By: Clavi
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Actually this is an up / down indicator

This Pocket Watch is an 8-day movement, and the little window indicates the power reserve (in days) which in the current state is down hence the red indicator
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By: Clavi
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