Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Astronomical Reimagining of The Reverso Wristwatch

A first glimpse at the milestone Hybris Mechanica Caliber 185 Quadriptyque

Sponsored by Jaeger-LeCoultre

Today, to honor the 90th anniversary of the iconic Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso—an acclaimed and coveted wristwatch—the brand’s CEO, Catherine Rénier, announced the most complicated addition to the collection to date. Known as the Hybris Mechanica Calibre 185 Quadriptyque, debuting at the trade show Watches and Wonders Geneva, this limited edition timepiece features four functional display faces integrated into the iconic rectangular shape. The name Reverso is …

Reverso Hybris Mechanica Calibre 185 (Quadriptyque)

Sponsored by Jaeger-LeCoultre

Limited to 10 pieces, luxury Swiss watch manufacture Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Reverso Hybris Mechanica Calibre 185 (aka the Quadriptyque) celebrates an iconic wristwatch model through an abundance of astronomical functionality. An example of haute horlogerie at its finest, the Quadriptyque incorporates a tourbillon, perpetual calendar and minute repeater complication into a slender but legible wristwatch with three dedicated lunar indicators. It’s a poetic piece as much as …

Jaeger-LeCoultre: Reverso Book

Coinciding with this year’s 90th anniversary of the iconic Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso, Assouline’s 200-page hardcover tome celebrates the wristwatch’s origins, distinct design development, global reception and cultural influence. Author and historian Nicholas Foulkes penned the text, which accompanies 150 images—both archival and original—that highlight more than 50 Reverso calibers (with several hundred dial variations, too). Fans of the timepiece, and horology, will delight.