Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Tourbillon Enamel

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Let’s have a closer look at another blue Enamel dial – this time the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Tourbillon Enamel!

Novelty of last year, 2019 – Limited Edition of 50 pieces in white gold.

Not long ago I shared the sibling of this one, the Master Ultra Thin Moon Enamel

The base design of these T.W.O are similar but of course there is one big difference – here we have a Tourbillon instead of the Moon Phase! One mm larger and a bit thicker, 40 mm in diameter, 12.13 mm thick.

Still a very symmetric design with two vertical sub-dials and text on each sides. The pointer date at 12 is very generous in size, easy to read and so is the running seconds track.

The stunning hand-engraved blue guilloché enamel dial really is an eye catcher!

All about this watch is really elegant and beautiful – but… There is always a but… But my personal taste is not towards these kind of “hole in the dial” Tourbillon.

On top of the opening there is a three hands running seconds. Again, personal taste, but I am not sure I would place it on top of the Tourbillon…

It is hard to see against the opening, three handed makes it hard to read and as a motion indicator it is less interesting than the Tourbillon…

Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Tourbillon Enamel

I understand the urge to show the Tourbillon on the dial, considering the price level for the Tourbillon but I still prefer a more open dial or like the pink gold Reverso Tourbillon – on the back!

Speaking of the back side – this side is very much to my liking!

Here the “hole” for the Tourbillon feels more natural as a part of the bridge design. The beautiful oscillating weight with the JL logo, the patented sun feather decoration and heated blue screws…

Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Tourbillon Enamel – Calibre 978F

Inside is the automatic Calibre 978F, 7.20 mm thick including the Tourbillon!

Regardless of my personal hangups, this is a beautiful watch and if I had the chance, I would wear it!

Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Tourbillon Enamel – limited edition of 50 pieces

A big thank you to the Jaeger-LeCoultre team for showing me this rare piece!

Stay tuned for more rare pieces…