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My favorite Jaeger Lecoultre from these 6 past years.

amanico
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There are watches which are still doable, and watches which belong to the dream category here. 

In the doable category, these are the ones: 

First place for the Geophysic Universal Time, for its look, its original complication ( world time + dead second ), and for its new movement ( Cal 772 ) :

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The second place goes to the Reverso Tribute Duo Steel, from 2016,  for its exquisite proportions ( just a tad bigger than a GT case ), its grainy dial, and of course, its complication ( second time zone ) :

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The third place goes to the Polaris. A tie between the 50th Anniversary from 2018 and last year Polaris Memovox Mariner: 

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The fifth place is for the Polaris Geographique, for its uber cool dial and complications ( World Time and Geographique ). A nice fiction for a Polaris!

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The sixth place is given to the Memovox Timer, for its see through case back and the original timer, a reminder of the Memovox Parking Time ( 2020 ) :

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The dream category, now: 

Here, it is hard for me to rank them. 

The " easiest " to grab could well be the Master Grande Tradition Tourbillon Celeste. I am a big fan of Celestial watches and would love to add one in my collection. This one, with its luminous sky chart, is on the top of my list. 

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At the second place, but it could be my number one if money was not a problem, could well be the Gyrotourbillon 5, for its spectacular tourbillon, its perpetual calendar and its sublime Westminster Minute Repeater!

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At the third place, the Master Grande Tradition Minute Repeater and Perpetual Calendar. Because Minute Repeaters are among my favorite complications, and, here, because it houses one of the most exquisite automatic movement!


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At the fourth place, the Reverso Tribute Gyrotourbillon. Because it is such a challenge to house a multi axis tourbillon in a limited height ( 12, 4 mm from memory ). And I must say it is an exquisite watch, too! 

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Of course, there are many others which may be mentioned, here, but this is my personal selection. 

Jaeger Lecoultre made some great watches, and not only one or two, from these last 6 years. 

I just wish they made more in the relatively affordable range, blending tradition, innovation and modernity. And more Duometres, too. Without forgetting an hypothetical Extreme Lab 3! 

Go, Jaeger Lecoultre, make us dream with high end watches, but also with some more " affordable " and daring ones, for us, " mere mortals "! 

Feel free to share your favorites, from these last 6 years! 

Best,

Nicolas

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mhz vph December 6th, 2021-18:17
It’s the MUT moon in blue enamel for me I believe this is the ultimate form of JLC’s classic watch It’s hard to pick favorites with JLC, but I think this is the one I’ve thought about the most. ... 
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amanico December 6th, 2021-20:27
Nice one, indeed. A bit high in price, but eye catching. 
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Jurry December 6th, 2021-19:20
All outstanding choices my friend  And the difference between “doable” and “dream” is often a relative border which is often to a material degree determined by our better half’s (which is a good thing for most of us 😂)
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amanico December 6th, 2021-20:27
How true! ;) 
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aperna December 7th, 2021-01:22
My enthusiasm is starting to wane. I’m starting to get a bigger kick out of other peoples collections than my own. Maybe it’s just a crazy times we live in right now. A very nice round up there my friend
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amanico December 7th, 2021-07:25
The grass is always greener in your neighbour's garden, my friend. Your collection is top class. Now, there are some pieces here which would compliment your collection very well, that is true. 
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Jurry December 21st, 2021-14:38
Sorry for delayed response  But I belief I can relate to that because lately I started developing the same kind of feelings. I enjoy all the collections I see but my desire to increase my own collection has decreased a bit. Save some money for times to come coz god knows what’s comi... 
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amanico December 21st, 2021-16:10
I understand, my friend. 
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SALMANQ8 December 7th, 2021-01:58
Geophysic Universal Time and the Master Grande Tradition Minute Repeater and Perpetual Calendar for me, just beautiful and so elegant 
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amanico December 7th, 2021-07:25
Agreed! You have great taste, Salman. 
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