The Replica Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso has long been the decision of rulers, rulers, privileged people, specialists, bonvivants, boulevardiers and individuals of fluctuating levels of notoriety. One individual that I didn’t know was a Reverso proprietor is Five-Star General Douglas MacArthur. He was. Also, his own JLC Reverso is heading available to be purchased at Antiquorum.
MacArthur’s Reverso dates to 1935, keeping in mind we are indeterminate of how or why he gained the watch, it does originate from direct relatives of MacArthur, who affirm the legitimacy of this piece. The dial is replica watches stamped by the retailer Golay Fils & Stahl, while the case back is engraved with “D MAC A” with dark lacquer.
It is pieces like this that just add to the legend of the Reverso – the clean slate looking into the issue back clearing a path for yet another arrangement of famous initials whose proprietor would change the world.
While the hands on this MacArthur Reverso are re-lumed, its not really something that would keep a military, JLC, or American history watch gatherer from making an offer. Gracious, and Antiquorum has set the cheap replica watches assessment at a sensible $10,000 to $20,000, which, for a watch of both this quality and irregularity, and extraordinary provenance.