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Frederique Constant’s Novelty Collection for 2017

Frederique Constant’s Novelty Collection for 2017
Frederique Constant’s Novelty Collection for 2017
Frederique Constant’s Novelty Collection for 2017
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Known for its immaculate designs and world-class technology, Frederique Constant now introduces brand’s first Flyback Chronograph Manufacture. The elegant Swiss made timepiece has been designed from scratch at Frederique constant over a period of six years. The watch is an in-house manufactured and assembled product that defines style and splendor. The latest collection offers a range of five different elegant and classy models.

Inspired by the 1930s, the flyback chronograph is a marvel and goes beyond the regular chronograph function. Whereas the regular chronograph function is used as a stopwatch to measure time during a specific elapsed interval, with a Flyback, a user is able to operate the chronograph without resetting it to zero every time. With the flyback, the chronograph’s hand can be stopped, reset to zero, and restarted with one push of a button. This function is essential for timing an elapsed interval of events during races.

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The Flyback Chronograph Manufacture is an eloquent timepiece that will definitely add panache to a man’s persona. The watch has a classy and sophisticated look that makes it a perfect choice to wear at work or any social gatherings. Pair it with a handsome tuxedo or with a casual shirt to add that perfect zing to the overall look. With graceful detailing, erudite functions, unique colors and articulate designs, the collection is a tribute to the modern day man and the urban sense of style.

With 42 mm diameter and water resistance upto 5 ATM, this range features a dark grey dial with applied rose gold indexes, hand-polished rose gold-plated hands and a brown alligator strap making it a best choice with any ensemble. Each model has a stainless steel 3 parts case with FC 760 manufacture caliber and flyback chronograph function.

It has no standard-type column wheel, but a star-shaped one. Together with the operating lever, which is controlled by the start/ stop push-piece, this component is responsible for the exceptionally smooth operation of the mechanism.

The new FC 760 has a modular construction and the powerful movement that comprises of 233 components of which only 96 are dedicated to Flyback module along with a 38-hour power reserve. Ever since it was set up, Frederique Constant has been passionately driven to produce timepieces of immense class and timeless beauty; watches that are as glamorous and elegant as they are reliable and technologically advanced. The new FC 760, which features no fewer than five new models, has taken the concept of “affordable luxury,” upon which the company was founded, to completely new levels, and perhaps it’s just as well. When the gentlemen see the spectacular design features available throughout the range, they would certainly want more than one.

The particular Chronograph mechanism has an ingenious construction as it has been made from only 96 parts. While to some the small number of parts may imply loss of quality but releasing the chronograph push-piece above the crown for the first time will demonstrate well thought functional relationship. The product has a protection against the errors of manipulation. With the subsequent stopping and resetting operations this timepiece has an extremely smooth pressing action.

The new collection offers a range of products in different colors and delicate designs to choose from. The in-house manufacture collection introduces two main versions, one that is essentially casual looking with a silver or dark grey smooth dial; and another more classical looking with a silver dial, featuring a refined “Clou de Paris” guilloché decoration, black printed roman numerals and Breguet- style hands. Both these versions are available in stainless steel or in rose gold-plated stainless steel.

Each model in the range has a unique characteristic and is different in its own way. With a choice of white, grey and black dial along with brown and black straps, the new Flyback Chronograph offers a diverse variety of models. The one with dark grey dial and black alligator straps will compliment the wrist in a work meeting while the other model with silver dial and brown alligator strap will be the perfect choice for to wear at a social event.