Frederique Constant SA was founded with a capital of 60.000 Swiss francs. The brand sold a thousand Swiss Made wristwatches produced by external partners in its first year. By the end of the year 2018 around 160.000 wristwatches will be produced and hopefully sold ...
Find more information about the worlds first Hybrid watch which combines a mechanical in-house calibre with smart watch technology in our previous article: https://www.watchadvisor.com/news/frederique-constant-goes-hybrid-its-hybrid-manufacture-watch
This is what Peter Stas, President of the Frederique Constant Group, told me when he showed me the watch last week:
Frédérique Constant introduces a novelty that combines elegance and home made watchmaking technique.
The timepiece with a moonphase complication is available in either a rose gold-plated steel or plain steel 38.8mm case with 60 diamonds (0.5 cts) set around the bezel and with a see-through back case revealing the new FC-701 automatic in-house movement decorated with Perlage and Côtes de Genève.
This synergy, under the patronage and support of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, driven by the enthusiasm shown by individuals within the brands and partners, shows a deep wish to help this noble cause. In six editions, Only Watch has raised more than 25 million euros for Association Monégasque contre les Myopathies (Monaco Association against Duchenne muscular dystrophy) helping make significant advances in research over a decade.
Christie’s will be conducting the auction for the first time