Embark on an extraordinary journey with the captivating Polaris collection this summer from Jaeger-LeCoultre, where the boundaries of exploration are pushed to new limits. Let yourself be inspired by the Vallée de Joux’s natural splendor, an endless source of renewal and the genesis of remarkable horological marvels.
The Polaris Perpetual Calendar’s dial, beautifully lacquered in a deep gradient-blue hue, exudes a modern and sophisticated allure. Its striking bold indexes and Arabic numerals, coated with SLN, create a harmonious balance against the intricate complexity of the four counters displaying the perpetual calendar indications.
Powered by the exceptional Calibre 868, this timepiece boasts an intricate mechanism that accurately displays the date without requiring any corrections until the year 2100. Its meticulously brushed and polished 42mm case captures the essence of Polaris’s design codes with flawless precision. Each of the four counters, finished with varying textures, adds a visual richness to the lacquered dial, creating a play of light that ignites fascination. Additionally, the signature rotating inner bezel in opaline, accented with hints of orange, subtly pays homage to the sporty DNA of this remarkable watch.
Crafted with 351 meticulously assembled components, the in-house automatic Calibre 868 brings to life one of watchmaking’s most coveted complications – the Perpetual Calendar. Effortlessly displaying the correct date until the year 2100, this timepiece remains incredibly user-friendly, with all calendar indications adjusted simultaneously through a single corrector.
Reflecting the essence of Polaris’s iconic design codes – taut lines, fine bezels, glass-box crystals, and captivating combinations of brushed and polished surfaces – the 42mm case exudes timeless appeal. It’s transparent sapphire crystal case-back and open-worked winding rotor unveil the exquisite decorative finishes of the movement. Marrying vintage aesthetics with modern standards, the Polaris Date embodies the versatility of the collection, ready to conquer any terrain.
The intricacy of the Polaris Date dial is a captivating feat of craftsmanship. A harmonious blend of opaline, grained, and sunray surfaces distinctively define each dial segment, from the mobile inner bezel ring to the minute track. Meticulously hand-lacquered, the double-gradient dial is crafted with 37 layers of various varnishes and lacquers, giving rise to its mesmerizing gradient color and captivating depth.
Driven by the high-performing Calibre 899, the Polaris Date offers an impressive 70-hour power reserve and incorporates the latest manufacturing innovations. The sapphire case back unveils the intricate decorative details of the movement, composed of 218 meticulously crafted components, including an open-worked rotor and exquisite Côtes de Genève finishes.