Jaeger-LeCoultre adds a dark green dial option to its Polaris Date collection.
The new color, due out in May, has a unique echo of the colors of the deep sea, where the original Memovox Big Dipperthe forerunner of this watch, made for discovery when Jaeger-LeCoultre introduced it in 1968.
Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Date, with new dial color.
Although the 42mm version of this popular dive model was first seen in 2018, it retains all the same design cues as the original model, especially the removable inner bezel. controlled by the crown at 2 o’clock and its white markers.
For this new version, Jaeger-LeCoultre combines opaline, grainy and sunray surfaces, each defining a key dial segment. You’ll see a color gradient that ranges from a light olive to a darker rainforest green, depending on the available light. Then, the famous watchmaker’s artisans applied a matte lacquer to add depth to the dial.
The retro-style box crystal protected dial and clear sapphire case back reveal Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Caliber 899, an automatic movement with an impressive 70-hour power reserve. Water resistance is 200 meters.