Sports-inspired, the plot flip (Reverso) watch style and diverse, inclusive, and build, distinctive personality. It comes from the idea of genius, loyal to purely artistic, but also the evolution of thousands, when presenting a series of outstanding meter creation. Flip watch the wonderful legend, 85 years ago, far beyond the imagination of the inventor.
Now flip watch to see the diversity of style, it is hard to imagine the series came from the British officer’s request for a Swiss businessman. Playing polo, the British officers stationed in India watch mirror severely damaged, he wants to watch is selling advanced Cesar Detrie (César de Trey) conceived a design that can resist shock and games impact. Task was entrusted to Alfred Shefer (Alfred Chauvot), 1931 Nian the French engineer submitted a “skid flip” design patent, flip watch was born. Original Flip LeCoultre watch is equipped with a special rectangular movement (merged in 1937) and by the replica Jaeger LeCoultre product distributors responsible for marketing.
From a structural point of view, the case only after the original innovation improved in the 1980s – large size become popular taste – the number of parts rose from less than 30 to over 50. So far, it is still one of the most complex structure in the industry of the case. In terms of design, flip watch retains the pure Art Deco style. Franco Cologni in “Jaeger – Great Workshop Story” (published in 2006), a book depicting Road, “but the flip watch was originally designed for athletes to create, but it quickly gained a wide range of international clients, and appear in the comment between leaders, celebrities and fashion trendsetter wrist. “the world’s athletes are refined gentleman, any occasion can dress appropriately, suave chic. Rectangular case, the seamless integration of connectivity, ornamentation oval around the dial, the 1930s these features is one of the most modern design, until now has become a true classic.
Flip watch has won many fans can be foreseen, the unique design is particularly critical. Flip open the case, all personalized presentation began coming, one after another debut: First crafted and painted enamel miniature, the earliest documented miniature enamel painting watch dating back to 1936, the dial is an unknown India beauty portrait. Since 1996, Jaeger-LeCoultre replica began independent production of these cheap replica watches, thanks watchmaker who volunteer to learn this art, reached after independent production quality standards to come forward. Flip diamond watch came in the 1970s, is now in charge of the workshop gem setters, both traditional techniques they used, but also the beginning of the 21st century, the development of innovative technologies.
Evolving and developing
In 1991, the 60th anniversary of the series came on the occasion, flip watch for the first time with a power reserve of 824-type complex function of movement. 1993 Tourbillon watch flip, flip in 1994, three asked watches, 1996 Retrograde Chronograph watch Flip 1998 dual time zone flip watch, and in the 2000 calendar flipped watch, evolution and development from not suspended, they are amazing for the 21st century paved the way for innovation, this has been the Grande Complication à Tryptique Grande Complication features three large flip watch (2006), Gyrotourbillon 2-sided dome Tourbillon wrist flip table (2008), Répétition Minutes à Rideau three questions snowflake mosaic flip watch (2012) and Tribute Gyrotourbillon spherical tourbillon flip watch (2016).
In 1994, the introduction of double-sided flip design series, two dials back to back, the revolutionary innovation extends to the ordinary style. This innovative design forms seem clear, but subtle, because the original is powered by a dedicated movement. Double-sided flip watch given to the second time zone display new interpretation, one side of the dial display home time, one side of the dial shows local time, very practical. Three years later, it began to be used double-sided design ladies watch, Reverso Duetto should be transported together. Side of the dial shows the day, the night side of the dial displays, decorative contrasting that distinction. Then, Duetto Duo join Flip series, this is a classic ladies watch with a second time zone display.
2000s to 2010s, flip watch explore new areas. 70 anniversary, Jaeger-LeCoultre “big picture”, launched a new Grande Reverso large flip watch (and not only to expand the size of Grande Taille flip watch confused), distinctive features of this watch is that it can provide up to 8, power storage, powered by a double barrel.
Classic line to the 75th anniversary, flip watch with a square appearance. In fact, as early as the first crossroads, designers had hesitated hesitated between rectangular and square, in a dilemma. Until 80 years, slim flip watch follow trends. Grande Reverso Ultra Thin Slim large flip watch became a true example of exquisite elegance. Finally 85 anniversary of the establishment of Atelier Reverso Jaeger-LeCoultre workshop, the focus is no longer confined to entities bottom of the table, but also extends to a second dial Duoface and Duetto, began to explore the flip watch customization possibilities are endless.
1800s, the plot known as the “Great Workshop” title. As part of a large workshop, design classic, variety, style and diverse reversible watch embrace contemporary watchmaking, in the confusion between worlds interpretation, showing a distinctive peerless style.