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Legendary watches: famous models with a great history. Jaeger-LeCoultre.

Of the thousands of watches that appear on the market every year, few remain in collections for one to two decades. Historical epochs are experiencing several units, and these units are really beautiful - these are the legends of horology.

Jaeger-LeCoultre, Reverso 1931

Reverso watches with a reversible body were invented with only one practical purpose  - to protect the watch glass from the blows, inevitable when playing polo. 1930s, but the model itself was so popular with the public that it remained in the Jaeger-LeCoultre collection, having turned into the "second self" of the brand over time.

It is worth noting that many modern Reverso look as if they have not changed at all since 1931 - this also applies to the case, and the dial, and even the hands. All this stirs the interest of collectors to the watch, for example, in May 2015, at the Antiquorum auction, steel watches belonging to General MacArthur were sold for 87,500 francs.