In current years it has turn out to be fairly a factor for manufacturers to launch a restricted version for a specific geographical area. In some ways, it is a sensible technique. It permits the model to cater to native tastes, supply its shoppers and sellers there one thing distinctive and restricted and subsequently allow it to strengthen the manufacturers current. Both Jaeger-LeCoultre and Greubel Forsey have geared toward North America, every with a restricted version by which the colour blue performs an essential function.
The Polaris assortment acquired a really heat welcome when Jaeger-LeCoultre launched it final 12 months. It is subsequently not even that shocking that the model is now increasing this line with the Polaris Date, which can are available a restricted version of 800 items for the US and Canada. When seeing this watch, your eye will likely be drawn instantly to its attractive dial. It exhibits a shocking blue gradient which turns into much more distinguished due to the end of the dial with its grained texture and sunray end. A blue rubber strap with Clous de Paris texture enhances the dial and was additionally made particularly for this watch.
The Polaris can be a bonafide sports activities watch, and never only a retro recreation. It is water resistant to a depth of 200 meters and there’s nothing to carry it again as a practical diving watch. With its 42mm diameter, there’s loads of room for the massive numerals and hour markers, that are similar to the daring hands coated with Super-LumiNova. The watch is powered by automated caliber 899A/1, which has to move 1.000 hours of testing earlier than it’s allowed to depart the manufacture of Jaeger-LeCoultre.
Greubel Forsey is much more particular as their new Double Tourbillon 30° Technique in blue ceramic is simply accessible within the United States, at sellers like Westime. It is the very first time that Greubel Forsey is utilizing ceramic for this mannequin, and it’s fascinating to notice that it options seen screws within the bezel, simply because the sapphire version that the model launched beforehand. Technically the watch is just like its siblings, with its signature Double Tourbillon 30° mechanism which performs at such precision that the watch has received first prize on the prestigious Concours International de Chronométrie.
With some blue colour accents does Greubel Forsey make a visible connection between the motion, case, and strap. It is fascinating to see that they’re every barely completely different in hue, making them neither mix in or totally stand out amongst one another. On the dial facet did Greubel Forsey used sapphire for a lot of completely different components, together with the tourbillon and barrel bridge. This means that you can get an unobstructed view of what makes this watch so particular. Despite being difficult and treasured, does the blue ceramic case make this Double Tourbillon 30° Technique virtually a sports activities watch. The rubber strap additional enhances this sense, which is sadly solely reserved for shoppers within the United States, or in fact these prepared to journey to there to choose up their Double Tourbillon 30° Technique in blue ceramic.