Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre Unique Travel Time

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre Unique Travel Time
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Calibre JLC 380

Wristwatch by Jaeger-LeCoultre

This worldtimer continues the exciting innovation of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre line: The specially-designed manual winding movement, Calibre JLC 383, acts as two watches in one. Each "wing" of the movement has its own barrel for power but sharing the same regulator. The crown winds both barrels: Clockwise for travel time and counter-clockwise for home time and the escapement.

The two timezones are placed next to each other on the dial with a globe at the 6:00 position and central seconds. The home time display, on the right, is a standard dial with silver hour and minute hands. The "travel time" dial is on the left and uses just a contrasting-color minute hand with a digital jump-hour window at its 12:00 position. Dual unmarked power reserve indicators are placed below each dial. The large blue globe at the bottom shows day/night in every timezone using a rotating GMT adjustment ring.

This watch was first shown at SIHH in 2013 with the limited-edition 606.35.2J version in white gold to celebrate their new Paris boutique. In 2014, the company released the regular production version in rose gold, 606.25.20, again at SIHH.

Reference:

606.25.20, rose gold, silver dial
606.35.2J, white gold, silver dial, limited to 100 pieces
606.35.40, white gold, textured "Métier Rare" silver dial, limited to 200 pieces

Movement:

Manual winding movement JLC 383

Case:

42 mm by 13.7 mm
rose gold / white gold
Case with soldered and polished horns and a satin-finished middle section
Sapphire crystal on both sides
Waterproof to 5 atm

Dial:

The number of the calibre or of the watch is written on a plaque at 6 o'clock

Functions:

Central seconds
Local time: Hour and minute hand
Travel time: Jumping hours and minute hand
GMT globe
Dual power reserve indicators

Bracelet:

Crocodile leather strap with tang-type buckle