Created in a limited run of 500 pieces, this ceramic Master Compressor Chronograph by Jaeger-LeCoultre is a thoroughbred workhorse of a timepiece, capable of maintaining the date and time with a precision chronograph designed with separate dials for hours, minutes, and seconds. With 39 jewels, a 65-hour power reserve, and a tachymeter, and a handsome ceramic bezel, the Master Compressor is built for the most discerning—and demanding—of wearers.
Some finer details for the spec lovers out there:
Movement: Automatic JLC Caliber 751F with 277 parts, two barrels, 39 jewels, 28,800 vph and power reserve of 65 hours
Complications: Chronograph, tachymeter, date
Functions: hours, minutes, subsidiary seconds, date and chronograph
Case: Ceramic, 44 mm in diameter and 13.27 mm in height, with steel crown and push-buttons with patented locking system, sapphire crystal and solid back engraved with Master Compressor logo; water-resistant to 100 meters
Dial: black, applied luminescent trapezoid hour-markers and Trapeze hour hands and red chronograph sweep hand
Band: black alligator skin strap with double white stitching and tang buckle clasp
Want to get this watch on your wrist? It’s available to Eleven James members in our Aficionado Collection. Not a member? Apply now!
Photos by Jerritt Clark