It is truly wonderful when passions intersect. In my case it is the automobile,horology and history.
The relationship between Aston Martin and what would become Jaeger LeCoultre began in the “1920s when, thanks to World War I, LeCoultre & Cie in cooperation with Edmond Jaeger began manufacturing counters and dashboard instruments for the most prestigious automobiles of the time – including the renowned 1.5-liter Aston Martin LM, which was a regular winner in international motor racing of the 1930s and whose instruments were simply signed “Jaeger.””
The JLC Amvox 5 is a Birthday gift from my wife who formally married my love of Aston Martin Vantage V12S with fine mechanical watches. I am a lucky man.
Here is a bit on the history of this particular watch. For those interested to learn more allow me to recommend this website.
“The world time watch with open-worked dials adorned with a grid motif evoking the radiator grille found on Aston Martin automobiles and a rotating Aston Martin Wing sundial
also note how GMT is denoted by GAYDON.
The Amvox 5 World Chronograph was different from the four preceding timepieces of this line in that it contained a new complication; it was a complicated and demanding piece of micro mechanics that marked the first world timer in the exclusive collection.
A PERFECT MARRIAGE TO A LOVELY WIFE AND TO ASTON MARTIN.