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Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso Ultra Thin Tribute To 1931 ReviewJaeger-LeCoultre ReversoThe Reverso collection is so iconic, it almost does not need any more introduction. However, in case you never took the time to read about one of the most famous rectangular replica watches, is really a little background:The design and style just for this reversible watch starts back on the 1930s, 1931 to be precise. Polo players were sick of broken and damaged crystals on the timepieces when playing this noble game. Jaeger-LeCoultre came up with the idea of to be able to flip the watch on the wrist, in order for the crystal was protected from serious beatings. In 1931, Jaeger-LeCoultre introduced (and patented) the Reverso watch. From the decades, the Reverso developed and grew seem to function as a elegant watch now it is.This season, Jaeger-LeCoultre celebrated the 80th anniversary with the Reverso collection. Over the SIHH 2011 in Geneva, Jaeger-LeCoultre commemorated this anniversary on this Grande Reverso Ultra Thin Tribute to 1931 model. Jaeger-LeCoultre takes the ultra thin definition quite seriously, the Reverso is only 7.2mm thick.Tribute to 1931 Reference 2788570Jaeger-LeCoultre in The Netherlands lend us their Grande Reverso Ultra Thin Tribute to 1931 for just a week. This gave me serious amounts of carry out some hands-on expertise in this timepiece and our photographer Bert Buijsrogge to obtain it facing his camera lens. I needed tried a Reverso before some time ago, from my colleague Frank Geelen on the Monochrome blog, who had one (Grande Date 8 - days if I'm not really mistaken) in their private collection. Although I loved the style of the Reverso, I found the watch to become a bit too thick. This ultra thin Tribute to 1931 ref. 2788570 model seemed like an ideal opportunity to supply the Reverso another chance.Colleague Ming Thein, who's a huge Jaeger-LeCoultre fan, already did a write-up about the Reverso Gyrotourbillon 2 and Reverso Classique here on Fratelloreplica watches. His posts certainly helped me more serious about the Reverso, i really was very wanting to give the Tribute to 1931 model a spin.Although I'm able to physically handle any Reverso I'm afraid, I own a weak location for ultra thin replica watches. I have found them very elegant, even on fairly large wrists. That you do not always have to have a large watch in my humble opinion, even if you may easily handle one.Fits Like a GloveWith modest proportions of 46mm in size replica panerai crocodile strap watches , 27.5mm wide and simply 7.2 high, this watch will fit almost anyone. Although 46mm seems big, it will fit a typical wrist easily. The ratio of the Reverso is just perfect, especially with the ultra thin case. replica watches With my case, this Reverso fits me just like a glove. The skinny case is very comfortable, specifically in combination with the gorgeous alligator strap. I ponder only ever would turn back the case on my small wrist, it is extremely simple to achieve this. Just grab the right side in the watch, pull it and slide the left side from the case throughout the right side and turn the crown side on the watch up to the left. And click on. A bit tricky to explain in words, nevertheless the picture below probably should you choose.An Icon In a IconIt is difficult to define or perhaps to explain have no idea of watch an icon. Similar to the X-Factor. The Reverso however, is clearly a watch that deserved the status to become a symbol in the past already. Alongside the Cartier Tank, it will be the most recognizable rectangular watch available. Jaeger-LeCoultre has a serious large numbers of variations on the Reverso and it is additionally a strong collection for girls. These variations range from the hours and minutes only, such as this Reverso Tribute to 1931 model, to appliances have got a minute repeater and tourbillon complication. Although these latter models certainly hold the appearance in the iconic Reverso, I believe that this ultra thin Tribute to 1931 model may become an icon itself. The clean Art Deco style dial, the influences in the original Reverso and of course the thin case choose this a Reverso that definitely sticks out in my view.The Flip SideAs explained above, it is quite straightforward to turn back case of this watch. As you can see one from the pictures above, the part that could be normally thought to be the interior case back, ends with beautiful perlage. Even though in-house developed movement caliber 822 will be worth investigating, Jaeger-LeCoultre decided to stay towards the original and kept the situation closed. The best polish finish with the case looks wonderful leaving room to get a personal inscription, family weapon or another sort of engraving.The brushed finish involved back incorporates a serene appearance, but does come with a few engravings and markings. Where we missed business name within the front, true back does mention the organization from Le Sentier this guide this is a Reverso. Something wasn't necessary, nonetheless it doesn't bother me at the same time. As you have seen on the photo below, the watch is also waterproof to a few bar (30 meters) and it was susceptible to a 1000 hours of control from the watch makers of Jaeger-LeCoultre replica breitling steelfish superocean watches . Apart from with all the Chronometer rating (COSC), the Jaeger-LeCoultre replica watches are now being tested for accuracy in their cases instead of testing the movements only.This Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute to 1931 was in this little wrist for just one week also it was very hard to let it go. It really is clearly something more important from a great many other replica watches available which can be considered to be an icon (being a Submariner, Speedmaster, Royal Oak, Nautilus or simply a Tank). If you're a regular reader of this blog, you'll be aware that I am a sucker for iconic replica watches. This Reverso would blend in perfectly within my modest collection of replica watches.It was quite an event wearing this rectangular beauty from Jaeger-LeCoultre, simply because it filled me with a total different feel as opposed to other Reverso I'd tried in the past. The thin case almost integrates seamlessly with all the nice black alligator strap (and metal buckle). The elegant appearance makes this watch perfect company for formal occasions or when wearing a shirt and tie. I have to be truthful and convince you I actually was required to get used wearing this watch with a casual outfit. You can find away by it needless to say, but remember that the alligator strap and high polished thin case will attract attention when wearing a t-shirt or a polo shirt.Retail price of 6.250,- Euro (including VAT) / Seven,800.- USD (excluding VAT)More details are available around the official Jaeger-LeCoultre website.All photos in this post is usually clicked for a larger version. replica ari gold audemars piguet watches
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