On Thursday, November 27, 2014, the award-winning Middle East ‘Watch of the Year’ selection and award ceremony was held at the Ritz-Carlton Dubai International Financial Centre. With the Duomètre Unique Travel Time watch, Jaeger-LeCoultre wins the Best Multi-Time Zone Watch. The annual Middle East “Watch of the Year” awards was established in 2005 to establish industry standards, promote watch culture, and promote the development of fine watchmaking.
Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre Unique Travel Time is the world’s first world time watch with second time zone adjustment. It can accurately set the time in the second time zone regardless of the time difference regardless of which continent or country. display. This watch strictly abides by the technical and aesthetic spirit of the Duomètre series, and it shows the superb watchmaking craftsmanship of the ‘Great Workshop’ of Ru Valley from many sides. Mechanical precision. Elegant temperament, embodying the essence of all the works of the Great Workshop since 1833. The past, present and future are perfectly blended in this unparalleled work.
The dual-wing system of the Duomètre Unique Travel Time movement is divided into two groups of mechanical devices: one group displays the local time and the other displays the time in the second time zone. The two sets of mechanical devices share the same adjustment mechanism, and each has its own independent power source, thereby avoiding the energy loss caused by the interaction between the devices. The operation of the second time zone will not affect the overall operation of the watch, thereby greatly improving the accuracy of timing.
This is the first time this event has been held in Dubai, along with the first Salon des Grandes Complications, with more than 300 local watch collectors, brand representatives, retailers and the community Famous people attended the event evening. A total of 11 different categories of awards have been set up in the ‘Watch of the Year’ selection to recognize the outstanding contributions of watchmaking brands in these areas.
The selection committee consists of 12 industry appreciation and collection experts, including Frederic Watrelot, Christie’s Hong Kong and Dubai watch department heads, His Excellency Sheikh Mohamed Bin Abdullah Al Khalifa of Bahrain, UAE businessman Mishal Kanoo, and famous American watch journalist Roberta Naas. The results are subject to an independent ruling by Morgan Louis International.
Official number: 6062520
Movement: Jaeger-LeCoultre 383 automatic winding mechanical movement; 498 parts; 28800 vibrations / hour (4 Hz); 54 gems; 2 mainsprings; 7.25 mm thickness; 50 hours power reserve
Functions: hours, minutes, seconds; second place time; day / night display; world time zone
Case: Round rose gold case; polished; diameter 42 mm; thickness 13.7 mm; water-resistant to 50 meters
Dial: Digital silver dial
Pointer: Leaf shape
Strap: Louisiana Alligator Leather Strap
Buckle: Rose gold pin buckle