Jaeger-LeCoultre Duometre Unique Travel Time Watch

Luxury watch collectors and enthusiasts are always focused on time. A quality timepiece stands for a lot more than just someone who wants to keep track of the day - it's an extension of your personality and your style. The Jaeger-LeCoultre Watch Company has one of the best reputations for quality on the planet, and continues to release compelling pieces that capture the attention of the watch world. Their newest offering is the Jaeger-LeCoultre Duometre Unique Travel Time Watch, an exquisite watch available only in a 100 piece limited edition release. In short, only 100 of these watches are available in the world. It's expected that the SIHH event in Geneva in January of 2013 will see non-limited edition models be introduced as well, and the question will really be whether or not one wants an exclusive item or not. Jaeger-LeCoultre Duometre Unique Travel Time Watch Either way, the Travel Time watch is something special. It is available in stunning white gold and features a new movement. The Dual Wing system features two separate mechanisms. The first of these simply shows you the local time while the second can be set to show the time in another time zone of your choosing. While the two mechanisms will share the same regulator, they'll operate on an independent source of energy. This means that the usual loss of precision caused by mechanism interaction is done away with. The dual time zone capabilities are wound by the crown and set by it, but the big difference is that to set the home time you'll turn the crown counter-clockwise while setting the travel-time by turning the crown counterclockwise. Jaeger-LeCoultre Duometre Unique Travel Time Watch The globe in the lower portion of the watch also represents GMT Day/Night through a world map that actually turns as the time moves through. The watch operates with fifty hours of power through each gear train, giving you plenty of power per wind. The case back features engraved names of cities that each correspond to the 24 time zones, adding a little extra to the presentation. Jaeger-LeCoultre Duometre Unique Travel Time Watch With its stunning 18k white gold material and its unique dual time-zone display operating on separate drives, this is a watch that is perfect for travelers and businessmen as well as for those who appreciate a fine luxury watch. This limited edition watch stands out, and the coming non-limited edition versions will likely be equally impressive, if a little less collectible. Still, for watch enthusiasts this is a welcome addition to the field.