Jaeger-LeCoultre – Geophysic: the world at your fingertips Grade 1 Replica Watches

The Jaeger Lecoultre Watches Price In Pakistan Replica Geophysic Universal Time is, as the name suggests, a world timer and to the best of my understanding, it is the sole world timer available today that also has a deadbeat seconds hand. For those uncertain of how it functions, a universe timer is a drawback which lets the wearer to tell the time in almost any part of the world with the support of the city disk and the 24-hour disc. The precise mathematics requires a little learning curve and some general knowledge, but it is a rather intuitive system.A deadbeat seconds is a bit more uncommon, so much as mechanical complications go. The simplest way to explain it is to imagine the moments hand behaving the exact same manner as it might on a quartz watch — a distinct tick for each second. Also called a true seconds complication, this was historically (much before the advent of quartz) prized by observe owners since it assisted them tell time precisely to the second. Given the mechanical sophistication in designing a true seconds movement and the attendant premium in cost, it’s not entirely a surprise that the negative is uncommon. Along with Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Geophysic watches, those that I can think of immediately are the Habring2 Erwin along with the Gr?nefeld One Hertz.An interesting factoid (and yet one which Ariel is fond of repeating) is that the caliber 772 movement in the Geophysic Universal Time has just 1 part less than the movement in the time-only Geophysic True Second, the caliber 770. That number is 274. I am not completely sure how Jaeger-LeCoultre managed to add a universe timer complication but reduce the entire quantity of parts by one, but they have.The grade 772 is also equipped with the brand’s proprietary Gyrolab balance. The Gyrolab balance was made to be more aerodynamic and to boost rate keeping precision with time. The grade 772 beats at 4Hz and offers 40 hours of power reserve.

In 1957 and 1958, the global scientific community joined forces to undertake an unprecedented year of thematic research. The International Geophysical Year was devoted to exploring our natural world. Unusually, given that this was at the height of the Cold War, the Eastern bloc was also involved. Jaeger Lecoultre Copy Watches Replica signalled its support for this event transcending physical and political boundaries with a dedicated watch. The diverse range of habitats and elements to be explored, and the specific demands of the researchers, demanded a specific approach. The watch was named simply the Geophysic. Unusually for its time, the watch was resistant to magnetic fields, a problem that can affect the accuracy of mechanical watches, which was invaluable for researchers working in observation posts in Antarctica, under the pack ice in the world’s first nuclear submarine, and in geomagnetic research laboratories. The Geophysic was also an extremely precise chronometer, designed to be synchronised to the nearest second. This function, baptised the stop-seconds, was vital for researchers to be able to coordinate their work. In 2014, Jaeger-LeCoultre reissued an almost identical version of the watch in a limited series of 800, under the name Geophysic 1958. This simple tool watch with its undisputed links to a prestigious past proved so successful that the Geophysic has now been given a new life.

Geophysic: the world at your fingertips

The historical Geophysic model, from 1958 © Jaeger-LeCoultre

The Geophysic 2.0 has dropped French in favour of an English name, and its chronometer and seconds synchronisation capabilities have been taken a step further. The Geophysic True Second is equipped with a deadbeat seconds. The watch, in steel or gold, is just as readable and elegant as its predecessor. Its calibre 770 differs from the brand’s other automatics in that its true second system is not a side-effect of the constant force winding mechanism. Instead, it is directly connected to the gear train via a whip that activates the central hand once every second. Another innovative feature of this movement is its Gyrolab balance wheel, created for the Master Compressor Extreme Lab 1 special series in 2007. This is the first time it has been deployed in a production watch. The balance is in the shape of two ship’s anchors, the head forming the shape of a J and L. It offers lower air resistance, as well as being a brand statement and a stamp of exclusivity.

Geophysic: the world at your fingertips

Geophysic True Second © Jaeger-LeCoultre

To follow these two highly functional models, Jaeger-LeCoultre turned to a different theme. Rather than focusing on the watch’s status as a research tool, the company chose to highlight the concept of global exploration that was behind the original model. Thus, the Geophysic Universal Time was born. Starting with a 770 movement, the company added a universal hour module and a dial illustrated with a world map. Given that the Arctic was the nerve centre of the Geophysical Year, the map’s viewpoint is from the North Pole. The Geophysic Tourbillon Universal Time has even more features, borrowing the aesthetic of the Universal Time and adding a tourbillon. But not just any tourbillon. It’s an orbital flying tourbillon equipped with a Gyrolab balance wheel, a first for a rotating regulating organ. The centre of the dial and the tourbillon rotate around the central axis, where the hands originate. Some of Jaeger-LeCoultre’s astronomical watches already feature an orbital flying tourbillon. Here, the complication’s technical and aesthetic features are in keeping with those of the rest of this new collection.

Geophysic: the world at your fingertips

Geophysic Universal Time © Jaeger-LeCoultre

Geophysic: the world at your fingertips

Geophysic Tourbillon Universal Time © Jaeger-LeCoultre




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