Please allow me to begin this hands-on look at the replica Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Gyrotourbillon on a personal note. While cool, fascinating, and technically impressive modifications, twists, and turns on the evergreen tourbillon mechanism have come and gone, the Gyrotourbillon has always been one of my absolute favorites of them all. that piece was the latest and greatest version of them all, the replica Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Gyrotourbillon.
The replica Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso and its reversible, two-sided case certainly needs no introduction to anyone. It's been around for some 85 years now, and although the brand has always been rather creative when it came to finding novel ways to utilize its cash-machine collection of reversible watches, some of the most memorable of these efforts remain the most complicated ones. The Gyrotourbillon, with its three-dimensional, double-axis, endlessly spinning escapement downright demands to be viewed and admired from both sides.
In front, a very clear and elegant design, with the main indicators of the left and right day and night dial, and the main power field sick cage barrel "Jay" logo right. Gyrotourbillon is what appears to be a slightly larger stage show, with the outermost tourbillon frame sport seconds showing only 55 to 05 years between the numbers, and 25-35 is visible.Behind it is a beautiful complex multi-level and highly-field illness and sculpture components. Upon a closer look, you will see that what appear to be overlapping components set on a single plane are actually a number of bridges, dials, and indices, all situated a fraction of a millimeter above or below one another. The dauphine-style hands remain, which isn't the best for legibility given the missing dial. Bear in mind, though, that the time indication on this "Recto" side works as second time zone display that can be set via a pusher hidden in the top of the reversible case. Very clever and highly convenient stuff - in case you were planning on performing some serious globetrotting with a Replica Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic on your wrist.
In fact, Replica Jaeger-LeCoultre Simple Watch is much smaller. Gyro-2 is a huge beast, at 55.4mm high, 36mm wide, and a huge 16mm thick. In contrast, Jaeger-LeCoultre back tribute Gyrotourbillon measures more controllable 51.2 by 31 12.4 mm - almost all of the size is fully wearable wrist size. The weight dropped dramatically: despite the platinum case, this latest iteration was wearing amazing light. Despite the 30% lighter movement and the 40% smaller overall case size, the Gyrotourbillon has lost none of its rare, "three-dimensional appeal." The cages of the tourbillon have been made extremely thin, which makes the mechanism appear to be more nimble and poised. The Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Gyrotourbillon uses the brand's in-house-made, hemispherical balance spring, fitted onto an also rather unique-looking balance wheel - that isn't really a wheel at all, and more like two curved, T-shaped components welded together.All the weight-shedding Gyrotourbillon assembly allows for an increase in speed: the outer cage still takes a minute to make a full rotation while the inner one - dialed in a perpendicular to this plane - has accelerated 12.65 seconds from the previous version to 18 seconds. This makes a ballet: a small device seems to expose some strange sense of urgency, as if trying to make it as soon as possible around its axis.
But what is amazing is that Replica Jaeger-LeCoultre Complicated Watch's dial and movement provides an almost dizzying scene. A certain degree of visual attraction, a normal Tabor rotation mechanism from 1977, "Star Wars" Episode IV and Jaeger-LeCoultre Gyrotourbillon set 7 at IMAX 3 d. Balance wheel gold hue, curly spring, shiny blue cold gray aviation-grade titanium cage, and occasional purple splash jewelry work together to see the tourbillon is a sight to do it, in my opinion, forever Will not get older, may not be difficult Nerd console gamer, Z Generation 16-year-old Fall in love with good mechanics irreversible.
The platinum case may be smaller, but it is not without detail. Probably the most surprising, indeed beautiful carving pattern in the cradle of the fixed part (with lugs and rotating case). The rising sun element is not only cool but its large, polished ring is located in the third fully fitted circuit breaker in the lower Gyrotourbillon. Smooth, shiny finish the mechanism of reflected light, so that more people see it, a million times more serious than other field or circuit breaker watch, you can only see your asphyxia arm-hair pressed the watch. The Replica Jaeger-LeCoultre Reserve de Marche is sold on a black alligator strap, held in place by the brand's adjustable - and rather impressive-looking - deployment buckle. The case back is perfectly flat, with only the short lugs coming off of it at a shallow angle, to help improve wearability. While I never got to wear the Gyrotourbillon 2, I have no doubt about it being way too large and heavy for most wrists - while, by contrast, this latest iteration wore almost identical to any everyday.