First launched in 1992, the Grasp Management was an illustration of Jaeger-LeCoultre’s technical prowess and dedication to excessive horological requirements. It launched the Maison’s rigorous “1000 Hours Management” check that quickly grew to become a typical for all Jaeger-LeCoultre timepieces. Ever since then a staple within the model’s portfolio, two new intriguing blue dial timepieces be part of the ranks of the gathering, the Grasp Management Date and Grasp Management Calendar.
Each have a diameter of 40mm. Executed in stainless-steel and endowed with blue sunray-finished dials, they show the road’s subtle aesthetic particulars, comparable to the mixture of utilized Arabic numerals and faceted markers, faceted dauphine hour and minute arms and a notably slim bezel.
Within the Grasp Management Calendar, which affords an entire calendar, the leaping date indication makes a welcome reappearance. A slender date hand extends outwards from the middle of the dial, ending in a red-lacquered Jaeger-LeCoultre logograph that factors in the direction of the date on the outer periphery of the dial. For optimum studying of the dual-display moon part and small seconds subdial, the date hand makes a 90° bounce between the fifteenth and sixteenth day of every month. This ensures that the moon part and small seconds subdial is rarely lined by the date hand, a small but cool element.
As is de rigueur for the Swiss custom model, each fashions use in-house actions. The self-winding calibers, 899 for the notably slim Grasp Management Date and 866 for the Grasp Management Calendar, amass 70 hours of energy reserve. It goes with out saying that these real actions provide a meticulous ending high quality. Every mannequin is proscribed to 800 items and comes with an identical blue calf leather-based strap. A fast-change mechanism permits to modify them simply with out using instruments. Retail for the Grasp Management Date is $8,700, the Grasp Management Calendar has a price ticket of $13,100.
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