Jaeger LeCoultre AMVOX1, AMVOX2, AMVOX3 watches review
JLC and Aston Martin
Jaeger LeCoultre AMVOX collection offers watches conceived and designed in association with Aston Martin. Though Aston Martin make cars, not watches, there's a common trait to both brands: they manufacture high-end luxury products.
AMVOX2 DBS watches carry both logos, and whoever wears this piece, carries the key to his or her Aston Martin, as these timers were equipped with an antenna and transmitter that can activate the car.
AMVOX watches are conspicuously avant-garde – in design, materials, and micro-engineering technology. Case material can be gold, titanium and platinum – an impressive list in its own right – but the ceramic used in AMVOX3 beats the precious metals in sophistication.
The design of the second and the third models offers a unique semi-openworked case that allows to peek inside the purely mechanical mechanisms. Additionally, AMVOX2 chronograph comprises the buttonless chronograph – Jaeger LeCoultre's latest technological achievement.
The first watch in the series, AMVOX1 adds the complication of mechanical alarm to the accentuated Aston Martin aesthetic. AMVOX1 dials echo the panels, and the leather strap the upholstery of the luxury automobiles. Inside this complicated watch pulsates an automatic movement with 22 jewels.
AMVOX2 line includes three models, one of which carries the transponder that opens the wearer's car. In order to ensure total safety and discretion, only authorized agents can activate the function of the watch that controls the vehicle.
AMVOX2 watches also contain the unique patented chronograph that you can operate by pressing vertically upon the sapphire crystal casing – 12 o'clock to start and stop, 6 o'clock to reset.
The chronograph can be deactivated by a special selector device. Semi openworked style dials and the ultra-rare ruthenium on the face further emphasize the timer's exclusivity.
AMVOX3 goes back in time and incorporates the traditional tourbillon, once again marrying tradition with advanced technology (using ceramic) – an improbable but apparently effective union.
AMVOX3 come in limited edition of 300 units, which contains an automatic movement with 35 jewels.