Sep 10, 2017β€’4970 views
Hey guys, my first post here on a MD discussion. This one is my latest acquisition, the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Control Date with sector dial, a one year production for the 25th anniversary of the Master Control line.

It measures a conservatively modern 39mm diameter and a svelte 8.5mm in thickness. The lovely sector dial has two different finishes, with an opaline silvery finish in the central circle and outer ring, separated by a brushed section.

The caseback has a display window showcasing the in-house caliber 899/1 which measures 3.3mm thick, with 219 components and a 22k solid gold winding rotor. It beats at 4hz and has a relatively short 38 hour power reserve.

It's been damn near impossible to take off my wrist, and has been running an impressive 0.5 seconds fast per day for the past week.

Hope you guys enjoy the picture and short write up, and I look forward to posting more in the near future!


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Just a "Stunner" more--no less !
Great to see a fellow JLC here... warm greetings from my MCD
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Haha, my bad! I promise I won't post it up from here on out πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
I think Orthogonal meant me for stealing your thread. It's actually a triple calendar not quite annual, I still have to adjust it every other month. Btw here's my caseback.
I could stare at the case-back all day!
Me too! Wish I could wear it upside down πŸ˜‚
Welcome to MD man, and wow what a way to make an intro! Not too many JLC around here, so when I see a beauty like this, it's a pleasant surprise, and even more so that's it's a new release that isn't seen in the wild much. Well played friend, well played!
Haha thanks for the warm welcome! Indeed, the relative scarcity of JLC was one of the factors favouring it when I was deciding between this and a few others. After owning a Speedy for a couple of years, I decided I wanted something a little less common πŸ˜‚
First, welcome to the discussion. And if you're going to post beautiful watches like that then... Welcome to the discussion! 39mm is probably the ideal size for that watch. The bezel and dial design may even make it wear smaller, which is a good thing for a dressy watch. And that solid gold rotor. Wow.
Cheers bud, thanks for the warm welcome! I look forward to posting more pics of the other watches in my small collection, but I'm afraid it's all downhill from here πŸ˜‚
No such thing as downhill from the JLC if you have watches that you love and enjoy wearing. We'd love to see whatever you have to show. Lately I've been giving a lot of wrist time to $75 Spinnaker while more expensive watches remain in my watch box. To me it's just about enjoying a timepiece for what it is, regardless of its value in the marketplace.