Jaeger-LeCoultre launches a new watch series to pay tribute to the Geophysic watch introduced for scientists, explorers and adventurers in 1958. The name of Geophysic comes from the International Geophysical Year (International Geophysic Year), the International Geophysic Year is an important international scientific project, which began on July 1, 1957, and ended on December 31, 1958. During this period, countries around the world jointly conducted a global joint observation of the north and south poles, high latitudes, equatorial belts and middle latitudes, which marked the first scientific and cultural exchange between the East and the West after the end of the Cold War.
The Geophysic 1958 watch is available in three versions: stainless steel, rose gold and platinum. The first two models are based on the original version of 1958, and the latter one is based on the later transformation. This series of watches have a diameter of 38.5 mm and a thickness of 11.4 mm. The bezel, lugs and crown are polished and polished. The dial is matte and has a solid bottom case that is water-resistant to 100 meters.
At that time, the watch was equipped with a 478B movement, which was anti-magnetic and shock-resistant. The new watch was equipped with a 898/1 automatic movement. The beryllium bronze alloy balance ensures that the watch can still run accurately even when the outside temperature changes. The Kifparechoc anti-shock device can effectively protect the watch from shock. The power reserve is 43 hours. The dial continues the original design style, three-pin layout, cylindrical + Arabic numerals, the three versions of the dial are white, the center of the cross coordinate highlights the theme of exploring the earth (stainless steel and gold version only), and the wrist The names of the tables echo. The stainless steel version sells for $ 9,800 with a black alligator strap, limited to 300 pieces; the rose gold version sells for $ 20,800 with a brown alligator strap, limited to 800 pieces; the platinum version costs $ 32,000 with a blue alligator strap Belt, limited to 58 pieces.