Jaeger-LeCoultre, uniquely creative authenticity

Founded in 1833, the Manufacture Jaeger-LeCoultre in Le Sentier is the last remaining genuine watch "manufacture" in the Vallée de Joux. Guardian of a traditional legacy of craftsmanship, it is also one of the most avant-garde in terms of precision technologies and design. A heritage that it cultivates by mastering the entire range of professions involved in fine watchmaking. Authenticity, an inventive spirit and absolute quality make the Manufacture a benchmark for unique creativity: each Jaeger-LeCoultre watch is an exceptional object. With over 40 different professions and 20 cutting-edge technologies under one roof, Jaeger-LeCoultre constitutes a watchmaking complex that is unique in the world. Since its establishment, the Manufacture has accumulated hundreds of patents and original achievements, making Jaeger-LeCoultre an inescapable reference in the history of Swiss haute horlogerie.

A journey through time - a few highlights

1833 Antoine LeCoultre founds the Manufacture LeCoultre & Cie 1844 invention of the Millionometer 1947 invention of the crown winding system 1903 Jacques-David LeCoultre begins a close partnership with Edmond Jaeger, a chronometer manufacturer based in Paris 1928 launch of the Atmos, the clock that lives on air 1929 invention of Calibre 101, the world's smallest mechanical movement 1931 birth of the Reverso, the legendary watch with the swivel case 1953 introduction of the Futurematic, the first self-winding wristwatch 1991 to mark the 60th anniversary of the Reverso, start of the series of 6 limited editions 2000 creation of the Atmos du Millénaire, a fascinating journey towards the fourth millennium