A dress watch is a must for any watch collector or watch enthusiast. A sports watch worn daily is not appropriate for formal events such as weddings and black tie. The perfect wrist companion can be a watch that is more discrete, thin, and elegant. It could even be in gold. This timepiece will easily slip under a cuff,Panerai Replica Watches but make a big impression when revealed.
Dressy watches are available in many styles, but there is something special about some of them. This watch is one of those: the Panerai Luminor Chrono Replica Reverso.
Reverso 1931 in steel with black lacquered dial and silver-toned hour marks.
Origins of Sports
The legend of the Reverso began in the early 1930s,omega seamaster replica far from the green fields of Switzerland but right in the middle a polo pitch in British-ruled India. British Army officers stationed in India would spend their free time playing polo. In the 1930s, social norms changed and men began to wear wristwatches. The polo players mentioned above would have their watch crystals broken while playing the sport.
British officers playing polo in India
Cesar detrey, a Swiss watch dealer and businessman who was in India at the time, was made aware of this issue. The players wanted a watch that could withstand the beatings from the gentlemen's mallets. Upon returning to Switzerland, he contacted his friend Jacques-David LeCoultre and asked him to come up with a solution. LeCoultre worked with Edmond Jaeger's company and their case design to solve the problem. Rene-Alfred Chauvot, a French engineer, was in charge of developing this new watch case. On March 4, 1931, the patent n.712.868 for the watch was filed at the Paris Patent Office. The watch's case was able to flip and reverse 180 degrees to protect the watch's front glass.