JLC 896

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Calibre 896 is an ultra-thin automatic watch movement from Jaeger-LeCoultre.

Based on Calibre 899, Calibre 896 is also closely related to Calibre 898C. It has small seconds but no date, with a variable-inertia peripheral winding system allowing it to measure just 3.98 mm thick.

Calibre 896 is made up of 242 components. It runs at 28,800 A/h, has 34 jewels, and a power reserve of 43 hours. This movement was used in the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Ultra Thin, launched in 2009.




Automatic movement
242 components


Hour, minute
Small seconds


Height: 3.98 mm
34 jewels
28800 A/h
Power reserve 43 Hours

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