Jaeger’s Launches The Third Year Of The Proto Zero Charity Program

Jaeger-LeCoultre, a Swiss top watch brand with a history of 180 years, officially launched the Proto Zero charity program at the unveiling ceremony of the 1881 store in Hong Kong in November 2011. ‘Zero’ watch-the brand’s most popular limited edition watch prototype, that is, the first released work of each watch model was shipped to Hong Kong, exclusively sold in 1881 stores, and donated 10% of the watch price to the Nursery Fund , Support the charity’s charity work to protect children and adolescents under 18 from sexual assault. For the past two years, the Proto Zero charity program has received the full support of Jaeger-LeCoultre supporters and watch enthusiasts. In view of this, Mr. Guillain Maspetiol, Chief Executive Officer of Jaeger-LeCoultre North Asia, announced the continuation of this meaningful project, launched the third year of the Proto Zero charity program, and joined a new batch of five Proto Zero wristwatches. The prototype of the watch will be held on December 11, 2013, for a reception and a private dinner for collectors, connoisseurs and the media.

 As a pioneer of fine watchmaking, Jaeger-LeCoultre watch prototypes are veritable collector’s treasures: watch prototypes carefully crafted by watchmakers, were originally the treasures of the Jaeger-LeCoultre factory in Switzerland, and are not for sale. Last year, several of Jaeger-LeCoultre’s classic and large complex watch prototypes included the Reverso Gyrotourbillon 2 (Spherical Tourbillon), Atmos Réédition 1934, the Grande Reverso Ultra Thin SQ (Large Slim Hollow) Flip Watches), the Grande Reverso Blue Enamel and the Master Grande Tradition à Répétition Minutes were launched with the launch of the Proto Zero charity program.

 Mr. Guillain Maspetiol, Chief Executive Officer, North Asia, said: ‘Jacques is proud to announce that the Proto Zero charity program has been a great success over the past two years. We are grateful to collectors and connoisseurs in Hong Kong for their support of the program To support the Charity Fund to protect children and young people from sexual assault. This Proto Zero project is an important and iconic step for Jaeger-LeCoultre to actively fulfill its social responsibility. People in need do their part. ‘

Superb Traditional Perpetual Calendar Cylindrical Tourbillon Master Series Commemorative Watch (Limited 180 pieces)

 This captivating watch is equipped with a flying tourbillon and a perpetual calendar. The production process strictly follows the watchmaking tradition and perfectly reflects the philosophy that the founder of the Jaeger-LeCoultre watch factory is pursuing-high precision. The diameter of the case is 42 mm. The Jaeger-LeCoultre 985 movement is equipped with a flying tourbillon and a cylindrical hairspring. The watch as a whole ensures unparalleled chronological performance. The tourbillon of a watch is a true crystallization of watchmaking. The perpetual calendar next to the movement clearly shows the day of the week, date, month, year and moon phase. The small second hand records precious hours and minutes on a flying tourbillon, showing the bold innovation spirit of Jaeger-LeCoultre.

 This watch commemorates the 180th anniversary of the birth of the watch factory, engraved with the gold medal obtained by Jaeger-LeCoultre at the 1889 Paris Universal Exhibition, and pays tribute to Anthony Lecourt’s most outstanding work in the history of watchmaking.

 Slim Master Series Memorial Watch (Limited 880 pieces)

 The ultra-thin pocket watch launched by Jaeger-LeCoultre in 1907 set the record for the world’s thinnest manual-winding mechanical watch, setting a new chapter for the glorious history of watch factories. In 2013, Jaeger-LeCoultre launched a new ultra-thin watch to pay tribute to its 180-year-old watchmaking history. This watch is equipped with a new case with a thickness of only 4.05 millimeters. The movement inside the case perfectly reflects all watchmaking processes of Jaeger-LeCoultre. Since then, this masterpiece has been added to the watch factory’s extraordinary watch collection.

 This watch commemorates the 180th anniversary of the birth of the watch factory, engraved with the gold medal obtained by Jaeger-LeCoultre at the 1889 Paris Universal Exhibition, and pays tribute to Anthony Lecourt’s most outstanding work in the history of watchmaking.

 Excellent Traditional Three Questions Master Series Rose Gold (Limited 100 pieces)

 This 44mm diameter, 18K rose gold superb traditional Minute Repeater series uses the Jaeger-LeCoultre 947 manual winding mechanical movement; the crown is wound on the watch, and the hours and minutes are adjusted; hours, minutes, and minute repeaters; 15 Power reserve; water-resistant to 50 meters; sapphire crystal case with chocolate-colored crocodile leather strap, this watch shows the ultimate aesthetics and accuracy.

 Cermet World Time Zone Chronograph (Limited 500 pieces)

 With an exceptionally sturdy, reliable and extremely precise self-winding movement, this watch combines chronograph function with a 24-hour zone. At 6 o’clock, there is a disc decorated with the Aston Martin logo. When it rotates, it indicates that the chronograph is running.
This watch uses the Jaeger-LeCoultre 752/1 self-winding mechanical movement. The watch case is made of fiber-reinforced cermet. This material is made of ceramic particles and aluminum fibers, and is covered with a ceramic protective layer. It has the characteristics of light weight, strong and long-term stability.

 Parquet stitching air clock

 The fifth masterpiece of the Atmos air clock series was released in tribute to Gustav Klimt, inspired by the Austrian artist’s mural ‘L’Attente’. This outstanding work uses 35 precious tree species from all over the world, and a total of more than 1,400 carefully crafted wood pieces to reproduce the layered sense of murals.

 When this art treasure is placed on a table or a stand, it displays incredible gorgeousness and magnificence, and there is a surprise hidden under the pattern: just touch the button, the wooden bell door will slowly open, showing the crystal The light running state of the mechanical parts under the glass clock case.

 This standard pointer clock has a large face plate covered with mother-of-pearl. Every two adjacent time marks on the face plate are separated by 5 minutes and are made of siliconized wood. The 60-minute time mark on the top is exceptionally a single Pillow-cut yellow sapphire. The sparkling diamonds are like the stars in the sky, and the night is painted as brilliant gold by the background of petrified wood.