In 2019, Jaeger-LeCoultre ushers in the 15th anniversary of cooperation with the Venice International Film Festival, one of the global film events. For more than ten years, Jaeger-LeCoultre has been the main sponsor of the film festival, and has paid tribute to filmmakers who have made outstanding contributions to the contemporary film industry by presenting the Jaeger-LeCoultreGloryToTheFilmmakerAward.
This year, the Jaeger-LeCoultre workshop brings the bright stars in the night sky to the film festival, and the movie superstar Zhu Huiyu gathered on the red carpet. From August 28 to September 7, 2019, during the 76th Venice International Film Festival, the new Jaeger-LeCoultre MasterGrandeTraditionTourbillonCéleste tourbillon star watch will be unveiled at this oldest film event.
Extraordinary films can redefine ordinary life and elevate it to the art of light and shadow. The Jaeger-LeCoultre MasterGrandeTraditionTourbillonCéleste superb traditional master series tourbillon starry watch adheres to the same philosophy and interprets the passage of time in a unique way. The orbital flying tourbillon carried by this model orbits the dial for a full week every 23 hours, 56 minutes and 4 seconds. This time unit is a stellar day. It uses a more distant star instead of the sun as a reference for calculating time.
On the dial is the gorgeous night sky in the northern hemisphere, and the symbolic signs on the outer circle correspond to the signs of the zodiac. Outside the orbit of the flying tourbillon is a small gold mark, which rotates around the dial once a year, representing the place of the earth in the evolving ancient ephemeris.
The new Jaeger-LeCoultre MasterGrandeTraditionTourbillonCéleste tourbillon starry watch is different from previous models in its striking and modern design. At first glance, the dial’s texture and display functions are more concise, while in the dark it presents another attractive side. The hour markers and constellations are coated with Super-LumiNova ™, like stars shining brightly in the clear night sky.
The elegant and modern case of the Jaeger-LeCoultre MasterGrandeTraditionTourbillonCéleste tourbillon starry watch, borrowing from the MasterGrandeTraditionGyrotourbillonWestminsterPerpétuel ballistic tourbillon Westminster Belle Perpetual Calendar watch launched by Jaeger-LeCoultre in January this year. Case design, equipped with a 946 movement composed of 334 parts. The 43mm white gold case incorporates a variety of retouching treatments, including satin retouching, micro-sandblasting, and mirror polishing, which complement the dark blue dial and rose gold balance wheel.
The Jaeger-LeCoultre GrandeTraditionTourbillonCéleste tourbillon starry sky watch with mechanical and aesthetic charm, the universe is subtly integrated into the rhythm of daily life, making ordinary daily life unique.
Since its establishment in 1833 at LeSentier, Jaeger-LeCoultre has continuously developed many outstanding watchmaking techniques. Today, more than 180 watchmaking techniques are passed down in the Jaeger-LeCoultre workshop in Rugu, and many long-established techniques have been innovated and developed.
The orbital flying tourbillon in the Jaeger-LeCoultre GrandGrandeTraditionTourbillonCéleste Tourbillon Starry Sky Watch first appeared in the MasterGrandeTraditionGrandeComplication watch, which was introduced in 2010. The latter is an extraordinary timepiece with a timekeeping function. Jaeger-LeCoultre’s superb watchmaking skills and pioneering spirit in the field of outstanding complex functions.
The flying tourbillon also incorporates Jaeger-LeCoultre’s other watchmaking technology, the stellar time display, which is used in the men’s and women’s series of Jaeger-LeCoultre workshops.