In addition to wrist watches Jaeger-LeCoultre continues to produce many versions of their famous Atmos clocks - and they do it right here in Le Sentier. The Atmos clock is an amazing device that is powered by changes in air temperature. Fluctuation of just one degree per day is enough to keep the clock going forever bascially. The Atmos department is a wonderland for collectors of the famous clocks. The department not only builds new clocks, but also tests them and services ones sent in for repairs. There are endless Atmos variants from all eras in rows of wood cases that show them off. It is very interesting to see the different clocks and understand the technology that in many ways does offer a truly perpetual mechanism. Atmos clocks are also strategically set up throughout the manufacture on walls to provide the time to employees.
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I will repeat once again that I truly love this watch. It makes for a great daily wear and I pick it up a lot when I am in a rush because I know that I don't need to adjust the time, and can leave it around without putting it in a winder as I do with automatics. Plus, the Monaco Historique Time Attack MF is a gorgeous looking watch that fits with just about anything. I wouldn't mind having it as my only watch if I needed to pick one. No, I have not abandoned my love for mechanical watches, but if there is an argument to made for quartz, it is a Superquartz. If you get one of these and someone gives you crap for having a ticking seconds hand, just sit them down and explain the merits of Superquartz and that the advanced thermocompensated quartz movement in your watch actually costs more than the mechanical movement in their watch if they have a relatively common Swiss ETA automatic movement in theirs. Prices for the Chopard Monaco Historique Time Attack MF watch ranged from about ,800 - ,000 when they were released and can probably be found in a few places still.
As really cool feature (especially for a lot of people I know) is the "find my phone" tool. Given that your watch is in Bluetooth range of your smartphone (maybe 30 feet), you will be able to have your phone ring if you can't find it. This is good if the phone is dropped under a seat in the car, long in a bag, or caught somewhere in bed covers.
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