Jaeger-LeCoultre

In The Details: The Case for Tonneau Cases
In The Details: The Case for Tonneau Cases

The vast majority of watches are round—quite simply because that’s the shape of their main component, the wheel. In addition to this prac...

In the Details: Turning Blue
In the Details: Turning Blue

As early as the 16th century, watchmakers used heat bluing to prevent the steel components of their watches— hands, screws, and sometimes...

Understanding Watch Jewels
Understanding Watch Jewels

In a watch movement, there are many different features such as a balance spring, movement plate and bridges. Jewels are an important part...

The Best Watches For Men: Our Top Picks 2022
The Best Watches For Men: Our Top Picks 2022

Every year fashion style changes and along with that, watch styles change. This can be in the launch of a new collection, or a style comi...

Complete Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso History and Buying Guide
Complete Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso History and Buying Guide

The Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso has become a cult-favorite watch over the years since it was first released. Originally designed as a sports...

Sector Dials:  The Past has a Bright Future
Sector Dials: The Past has a Bright Future

The revival in vintage fashion has led to a minor style detail making a discreet comeback of its own: the sector dial. This segmented min...

Originals or Reissues?  Decisions, decisions…
Originals or Reissues? Decisions, decisions…

You no longer need to be a regular attender at auctions to winkle out a few period watchmaking pearls: original models can now be just a ...

WatchBox Rewound: Manually-Wound Video Round-Up
WatchBox Rewound: Manually-Wound Video Round-Up

The Mona Lisa: meticulously created by an expert artisan, eliciting awe from those who have the pleasure to witness its beauty. Imagine a...

Traditional or Modern? The Two Faces of the Tourbillon
Traditional or Modern? The Two Faces of the Tourbillon

The tourbillon’s patent was filed exactly 220 years ago, in 1801. Nowadays, the tourbillon has two faces – its purest, traditional form, ...

Graduation Gifts: The Watch Edition
Graduation Gifts: The Watch Edition

It’s a time-honored tradition to give your graduate a gift that honors their achievement. If you ask any of us at WatchBox, a watch alway...

Watches & Wonders: A Personal ‘Best Of’ with Olivier Müller
Watches & Wonders: A Personal ‘Best Of’ with Olivier ...

Hopefully, having ‘Watches & Wonders’ take place wholly online is only a temporary measure until the end of the pandemic. Despite the...

Functions + Techniques: The Deadbeat Seconds Display
Functions + Techniques: The Deadbeat Seconds Display

On the obnoxiously long list of watch complications out there, few are as obscure and underappreciated as the deadbeat seconds. I myself ...

Functions & Techniques: The Moonphase Indication
Functions & Techniques: The Moonphase Indication

The moonphase complication (or moon phase, depending on who/what you’re reading on any given day) is an interesting one to dig into when ...

The Invention of the Wristwatch: An Evolution Over Time
The Invention of the Wristwatch: An Evolution Over Time

People have always had a long history with tracking time. Sundials and water clocks were used to track the passing of time before the fir...

Reverso Turns Ninety:  The Story of a Grand Young Lady
Reverso Turns Ninety: The Story of a Grand Young Lady

In the 1930s, watchmaking was all about round watches, containing round movements, intended for the chic soirées of the interwar period. ...

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