Ahead of the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH), which begins next Monday, Jaeger-LeCoultre has revealed their newest edition of the Hybris Mechanica, a collection that started in 2003. The Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Minute Repeater Flying Tourbillon (or “Hybris Mechanica Eleven”) features a minute repeater and flying tourbillon in a case that is only 7.9 mm thick.
It is powered by Jaeger-LeCoultre caliber 362, which is 4.8 mm thick, runs at 3Hz, has 471 components and a 45-hour power reserve. It is automatic wound via a peripheral oscillating weight. Functions include: hours, minutes, minute repeater equipped with silent-timelapse reduction function. Flying tourbillon with flying balance wheel.
The Hybris Mechanica Eleven case is in 18K white gold and measures 41 mm in diameter. The case lugs, case band and bezel are entirely polished. The dial is silver-toned, with a grained finish. Baton-type transferred indices mark the hours. The hour and minute hands are Dauphine style. Water-resistance is 30 meters. The Hybris Mechanical Eleven comes on a black alligator leather strap with white gold pin buckle. Limited to 75 pieces. (Ref. 131 35 20)