Archive for Jaeger-LeCoultre

A New Year Equals New Watches

Posted in Watches with tags , , , , , , , , on January 25, 2013 by chronoshieldwatches

Good day and Happy New Year watch world. I know that’s a little late. I’ve been away for a while. It seems 2013 has already produced an explosion of innovation, ingenuity and down right coolness when it comes to men’s watches. Let’s tally it all up. Jaeger LeCoultre has a new Deep Sea Chronograph Cermet. Kobold Watch Co. has gone on a spiritual journey & produced the Himalaya Deity Edition. IWC has fused analog & digital into one watch with the Ingenieur Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month timepiece. Luminox continues to soldier on with the Nav SPC( Navigation Specialist), a new model from their RECON series along with the Steel Color Mark Chronograph 3180 series.I’m excited to see what else 2013 has in store in the world of horology.

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Aston Martin & Jaeger-Le Coultre Are Dating

Posted in Watches with tags , , , on November 13, 2012 by chronoshieldwatches

Aston Martin and Jaeger-Le Coultre have teamed up to produce the AMVOX7 Chronograph. This time piece is inspired by the Aston Martin Vanquish. Along with its exquisite craftmanship, the AMVOX7 has chronograph functions with hidden buttons. To activate the chronograph you have to press the watches crystal at the 12 o’clock position. To reset the chronograph, just touch the 6 o’clock spot on the crystal. This is called the vertical trigger.  Kind of 007-ish. Although Jaeger-Le Coultre is not associated with the Bond franchise, the Aston Martin certainly is.

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The UK Job

Posted in Watches with tags , , , , , , , on September 22, 2012 by chronoshieldwatches

The Associated Press, the Huffington Post and other news outlets are reporting that masked thieves brandishing axes and crowbars stole 500,000 pounds worth of luxury watches in Manchester as shoppers looked on. This took place on Wednesday the 19th in the northwest English city just after 1800 GMT (2pm EDT). The thieves stole up to 100 watches and escaped in a black Mercedes. The thieves managed to get away with such luxury watch brands as Cartier, Hublot and Jaeger le Coultre.

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