Iron Man’s watch – the Jaeger-LeCoultre AMVOX3 Tourbillon GMT

Jaeger-LeCoultre AMVOX3 Tourbillon GMT watch

Jaeger-LeCoultre AMVOX3 Tourbillon GMT watchThe Jaeger-LeCoultre AMVOX3 Tourbillon GMT is the watch worn by Tony Stark in the Iron Man 2 movie. It’s an apt choice really. Yes, it wears a stamp of something that’s highly technical and precision made, just like Stark’s inventions, but the association goes a little further than that.

Just as Stark invented a mechanical heart/power unit that fuels his Iron Man-heightened abilities, the The Jaeger-LeCoultre AMVOX3 Tourbillon GMT has a visible ‘heart’. In the case of the watch, that heart is the tourbillon that gives the watch its name.

Tourbillon is a French word, meaning whirlwind. In horological circles, a tourbillion is a mechanism negates the effect of gravity on a watch’s movements. And in modern watchmaking, a tourbillion is sometimes referred to as an ‘open heart’ on a watch.

You’ll also see on the watch the Aston Martin logo. This is the third watch created for the Jaeger-LeCoultre Aston Martin collection, hence the ‘A’, the ‘M’ and the ‘3’ in the watch’s name. Only 300 of the Jaeger-LeCoultre AMVOX3 Tourbillon GMT watches have been produced.

Jaeger-LeCoultre AMVOX3 Tourbillon GMT price

So, respected Swiss watch brand, hand-crafted, Aston Martin co-branding, and there’s only 300 made. All signs point to expensive, and they would be correct. The Jaeger-LeCoultre AMVOX3 Tourbillon GMT has an RRP of US$82,500, but a little hunting around online and I found it knocked down to the bargain price of US$59,999.99.

Jaeger-LeCoultre AMVOX3 Tourbillon GMT watch


  • Movement: Self-winding mechanical (automatic)
  • Number of pieces: 313
  • Vibrations per hour : 28800
  • Power reserve: 48 hours
  • Jewels: 35
  • Barrel: 1
  • Case: CĂ©ramic/Platinum 950
  • Caseback material: 18k Rose Gold with sapphire crystal display back
  • Bezel material: 18k rose gold
  • Case diameter: 44 mm
  • Case thickness: 15.24 mm
  • Crystal: Sapphire, anti-reflective
  • Water resistance : 5 ATM. 50m / 165ft (suitable for showering; not usually suitable for swimming; unsuitable for diving)
  • Dial: Black meshed and openworked in its centre, white luminescent numerals
  • Functions: Local hours and minutes, tourbillon, date, second time-zone, AM/PM indication, seconds
  • Hands: Calypso
  • Strap/bracelet: Calfskin leather
  • Buckle:Double Folding Buckle 20.0 mm

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