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JAEGER-LECOULTRE

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