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Swiss Watch Brand: Jaeger-LeCoultre


Brand Watch News Report: Jaeger-LeCoultre watch is typical of the Swiss brand name watches. Many Swiss watch brand has the following two characteristics: the Jura Mountains JOUX from the valley, such as Piaget; both the crystallization of collaboration, such as Patek Philippe, Girard Perregaux and so on. Two features of both, then enjoy a great reputation in the world such as the Audemars Piguet, and Jaeger-LeCoultre watch and so on.

18th century, Britain and France watch manufacturers monopolized the watch industry, the merchant provides precision timer, assisted them to sail around the world. At the same time, the other forces are active in the pipeline clock, this is Switzerland, because a large number of Protestants in France to escape religious persecution craftsmen, lived in the Swiss Jura mountains JOUX valley. Six months a year there is snow closing, long winter people stay at home, have enough time and patience to create more sophisticated mechanical devices, such as music boxes, clocks and other machinery and automation. To the 19th century, known as the "Combiers" valley residents has more than Britain and France and other countries watch technology, the rest of the world far behind.

Jaeger-LeCoultre watch that is born in this valley. Jaeger-LeCoultre in 1803 gave birth to a boy, Antoine, he began at his father's blacksmith shop as an apprentice, and devote ourselves to research gear manufacturing technology and metallurgy. In 1833, he founded the town in Le Sentier hand field, left the family business. By 1860, his company has reached the scale of more than 100 people, specializes in the production of precision clock devices, has introduced hundreds of clocks movement, which established themselves in the position of the Swiss watch industry. 1903, Antoine100 years old (of course he did not live to that time, but he did receive a gift of the best offerings in the Festival), his grandson Jacob - David, when speaking with the French precision navigation device manufacturers Jaeger-LeCoultre cooperation, the establishment of today's product Jaeger LeCoultre plant.

From 1833 the company has been founded, the plot has numerous patents, the development of the world watches and clocks made a great contribution. Product family as the production is extremely diverse movement, the movement is the world's output type rarely watch company. This is a movement, especially in high-end, some other brands of high-end watch the sales of small, so their output is also less than normal movement, would use product family produced the movement, virtually made a home for product promotion.

Article Source: http://www.mywatchnews.com
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