‘European Market’ E857 Jaeger-LeCoultre Deep Sea Alarm


In 1959, before the formula for what would become a dive watch was well-established, JLC had a go. And what they came up with was markedly different to what we think of as a dive watch today, leaning more into their technical ability to leverage complication. What resulted was this, the E857 Deep Sea Alarm.…

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EU Jaeger Lecoultre Tribute to Deep Sea Alarm Memovox


It’s difficult to tangibly describe to non-watch-obsessives just why the Deep Sea is as cool as it is. The model, released next to the Fifty-Fathoms and original Submariner, met divers’ needs through a completely fresh design. Rather than a rotating bezel to externally time intervals, the Deep Sea had an internal alarm mechanism which would be…

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European Market Jaeger Lecoultre Deep Sea Alarm


Very little today is as unassuming as this humble JLC. The classic size, slight hint of super-compressor casing, and near-empty dial… This is the antithesis of a rainbow Daytona. And yet, it is rarer. Dare I say, in time, it may be more valuable as well. It’s the type of piece that tells even the…

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