Tag Archives: Jaeger-leCoultre

Coronavirus Catastrophe Kills Watch Sales

You may have heard that the coronavirus catastrophe has closed China for business. The effects are being felt throughout the region, and beyond. But that general statement doesn’t indicate the seriousness of the problem for Swiss watchmakers . . .

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Affordable Royal Oak Alternatives

My man Franz did an excellent job tracing the genesis of the deeply desirable Audemars Piguet Royal Oak (click here for the 411). Securing an example for your collection isn’t a lot of laughs – especially if there isn’t a … Continue reading

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Entry Level Luxury Watches: 5 of the Best

Got your sights set on a luxury watch? Something of a stretch? If you’re looking to put a foot on the luxury ladder without [completely] breaking the bank, the major players offer brand magic at an affordable – well, more … Continue reading

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Gear Patrol: Hermes Slim d’Hermes Is the Best Dress Watch You Can Buy

This Is the Best Dress Watch You Can Buy Right Now gearpatrol.com proclaims under an admonition to JUST GET THIS. GP’s happy horolophiles tip the Hermes Slim d’Hermes as the number one choice for a dress watch. Hang on a … Continue reading

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Jaeger LeCoultre’s Moon Phase Madness

Jaeger LeCoultre is a lunatic. In the last seven years, the Swiss watchmaker has unleashed 40 variants of its Rendez-Vous collection. All but a few models (e.g., the Rendez-Vous Date Small and the tourbillons) keep owners appraised of the moon’s … Continue reading

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The Three Worst Mistakes Watch Buyers Make

One of the worst mistakes watch buyers make: they buy the wrong watch. Ah, but what’s the “right” watch and what’s the “wrong” watch? Let’s make this easy. The wrong watch is a watch that you end up wishing you … Continue reading

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Authorized Watch Dealers: Doomed?

Fancy Jaeger LeCoultre’s Limited Edition blue Polaris?  You can buy it direct from Jaeger. The only requirements are . . .

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