Ultra-thin watches are usually designed for formal wear, especially suitable for workplace wear. In addition, because it is very thin, it fits the wrist very well, and the cuffs will not appear bulging when wearing a shirt, jacket, or even a windbreaker. Capsule, creating a refined and decent workplace image.
Almost from the 1950s, there was an “ultra-thin contest” among top watch brands. How to refine the watchmaking process and make thinner and thinner movements became the focus of their attention. It is also because of the masters. The inquiries and exchanges made the ultra-thin watch thinner and thinner. People who have personally touched these ultra-thin parts once said that the small parts of these ultra-thin watches are thinner than paper and smaller than rice. When placed on the table, you can blow with the breath exhaled from your nose! What is the job of an ultra-thin watchmaker? It is these subtle parts that are placed in the case and work precisely. Some ultra-thin watches, plus the thickness of the case, are about 5 millimeters. They are light on the wrist. Do you believe it?
Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin
This Jaeger-LeCoultre watch, commemorating the brand’s 175th anniversary, is meticulous and exquisite, revealing its slim body, which is the pinnacle of minimalism. It is equipped with a Jaeger-LeCoultre 849 manual winding mechanical movement consisting of 123 parts, which is one of the thinnest movements in the world today.