Calibers put together in-house from the 1st step towards the last, classic selections, constant high quality from basic movements towards the most complex models and over A hundred and seventy years of experience: can one really blame the French for worshipping Jaeger-LeCoultre timepieces? Antoine LeCoultre started his farm-workshop in the Joux Valley on the Swiss Jura, in 1833. The man who would eventually be thought of as the grandfather of horology specialized in high-end calibers, which he sold equally under his own name and to other companies.
In 1890 the organization created a small 125 movements. Yet in the several years since, many of the wonderful brands in watch-making, from Audemars Piguet to Patek Philippe, from Cartier to Vacheron Constantin, have lined up to movements from LeCoultre in the past or another. A wonderful item developed in 07 certainly is the Master Compressor Extreme LAB, not simply the very first oil-free mechanical watch but one that promises to run eternally. This piece, at about $240,500, is horologically in advance of its time, adding to the forty calibers made by the corporation, that has undoubtedly one of its mottos: For Jaeger-LeCoultre, experienceing the impossible often is the norm.