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Frederique Constant QP Tourbillon Manufacture Rose gold plated  19’995 CHF/ 19’995 EUR/ 22’995 USD

Frederique Constant – Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar for 19.995 USD to celebrate the 30th Anniversary

No, this is not a typo!

In fact Geneva based manufacturer Frederique Constant, to celebrate its 30th anniversary, has just launched a tourbillon automatic watch with perpetual calendar based on its in-house calibre FC-975MC4H6 for the in the title mentioned price.

For me it is time to say Happy Birthday, to offer you a closer look at the four executions of the new watch and to let you know what I think of the brand and the new watch by an audio file I just taped … 

Frederique Constant Hybrid Manufacture LIMITED EDITION 888 PIECES

Frederique Constant goes Hybrid with its Hybrid Manufacture Watch

It is the first time that a manufacturer of Swiss mechanical calibres combines an in-house developed and manufactured automatic calibre with an also in-house developed, in-house produced and in-house assembled electronic part that enables the smart functions of the so called Hybrid Manufacture watch. 

Frederique Constant just launched its Hybrid Manufacture watch and will show it to a greater public the first time during Baselworld 2018 in March.

Whilst being a regular mechanical, automatic wristwatch the Hybrid Manufacture watch offers Activity Tracking, Sleep Monitoring, Analytics of the mechanical calibre, a Worldtimer and a Dynamic Coach.

The Hybrid Manufacture watch will be sold for only 3250 & 3350 Euro (including 20 % VAT)!

I now invite you to discover the watch …

Frederique Constant Slimline Moonphase Stars Manufacture

Frédérique Constant Slimline Moonphase Stars Manufacture

The Slimline Moonphase Stars Manufacture was designed by Aletta Stas, co-founder of Frédérique Constant.

The watch is an elegant fusion of femininity and artisanship resulting in a beautiful Lady’s timepiece.

The combination of curves, mysteriousness, brilliant white diamonds illuminate a woman’s wrist defining true grace and style.

The Slimline Moonphase Stars Manufacture is powered by the new FC-701 automatic in-house movement and sold for 4590 CHF in the gold plated version with 60 Diamonds on the bezel and eight on the dial.

Discover the new timepiece and read an interview with Aletta Stas …

Only Watch 2017 @OnlyWatch2017

Please allow me to draw your attention to Only Watch 2017

Since 2005 a one of a kind project called “Only Watch” underlines how watch-brands from luxury groups or independent craftsmen have achieved to unite in the pursuit of a common goal:

Financing research into Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

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.

These are the watch-brands supporting Only Watch 2017:

Andersen Genève, Armin Strom, Arnold & Son, Audemars Piguet, Barbier Mueller, Bell & Ross, Blancpain, Boucheron, Bovet Fleurier, Breguet, Carl F. Bucherer, Chanel, Chopard, Christophe Claret, Chronoswiss, De Bethune, Dewitt, F.P. Journe, Fabergé, Frédérique Constant, Girard Perregaux, H.Moser & Cie, Harry Winston, Hautlence, Hermès, Hublot, Jacob & Co, Konstantin Chaykin, Laurent Ferrier, Jaquet Droz, Louis Moinet, Louis Vuitton, Maurice Lacroix, MB&F, MCT, Montblanc, Moritz Grossmann, Patek Philippe, Piaget, Rebellion, Ressence, Speake Marin, TAG Heuer, Tudor, Ulysse Nardin, Urwerk, Voutilainen, Zenith. Special Projects: (Agenhor x Head/Haute Ecole d’Art et de Design – Genève), Wostep (Ecole Horlogère – Neuchâtel).

Blancpain Tribute to Fifty Fathoms MIL-SPEC

31 Baselworld 2017 novelties that really impressed me.

Why 31? That´s the number I counted when finishing my choice and putting the story together. 

Please do not expect a product listing of ticking superlatives here or a ranking of the most expensive / crazy watches.

What I will show you instead are watches that really impressed me – 31 in total. Either through their good and cool design, technical realization, impeccable quality and/or reasonable price. 

The watch brands featured are:

Blancpain, Breguet, Breitling, Bulgari, Certina, Chanel, Chopard, Frédérique Constant, Glashütte Original, H. Moser & Cie., Hamilton, Harry Winston, Hermès, Hublot, Longines, Mido, Nomos, Omega, Patek Philippe, Porsche Design, Rado, Rolex, TAG Heuer, Tudor and Zenith.   

Frédérique Constant Flyback Chronograph Manufacture

Baselworld 2017: Frédérique Constant Flyback Chronograph Manufacture

The Flyback Chronograph Manufacture is a real price-cutter in its class! The new chronograph calibre FC-760 was developed in-house from scratch over a six year period, most of the components are now being manufactured in-house and finally the caliber is fully assembled in-house in the workshops in Plan-les-Ouates. Yes, it can be done! This in-house Manufacture Flyback Chronograph will be sold below 4000 Euro, starting at 3695 Euro including VAT.