Editor’s note: The Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Réserve de Marche manages to combine a complex, exceptionally slim movement, from one of the best movement makers in the business, with a complex dial design realised in a vivid, bright blue that’s honestly one of the best in the business. This one is a real stunner.. There’s a running joke in the Time+Tide office about my proclivity for “beautiful blue” dials – I once managed to say it a few too many times in a short video review and, well, it sort of stuck. But in the case of this new version of Jaeger-LeCoultre’s classic Master Ultra Thin Réserve de Marche the accolade beautiful blue is well and truly deserved. JLC specialise in ultra-thin watches, and this design of the Réserve de Marche has been a part of the collection since 2012. It is an exceptional, traditionally styled 39mm steel watch with a complicated-but-balanced dial layout consisting of a radial date at two and a power reserve (which gives the model its name) at 10. There’s a small seconds subdial at six that.rounds off the dial. Few brands putting together a watch with this cocktail of complications would be able to pull…

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