Frederique Constant presents the Frederique Constant Classics Moonphase Manufacture and introduces a new in-house caliber

Frederique Constant Classics Moonphase Manufacture
Frederique Constant Classics Moonphase Manufacture
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Since 2004, Frederique Constant creates its own calibers, entirely in-house designed, produced and assembled. This was an important step for the brand to become more independent, having more control over the production line, improve quality and accelerate product delivery. In-house calibers have become a trademark for Frederique Constant and play an important part in the brand’s strategy towards the future. The brand presents you the new Frederique Constant Classics Moonphase Manufacture.

The New FC-712 Movement

The newest in-house calibre is the FC-712 automatic movement, thus becoming the 29th addition to an ever-growing collection.

Based on the iconic FC-700 movement series from Frederique Constant, it has been redesigned in order to split the moonphase and date into two counters. Both functions are adjustable via the crown. Through the transparent case-back, the movement shows-off the famous Perlage and circular Côtes de Genève decorations present on all Frederique Constant in-house calibers. It took the brand’s R&D department and watchmakers two years to perfect this movement and introduce it to the watchmaking market.

The Watch

The timepiece offers three variations: silver or navy blue-coloured dials and in either rose goldplated or polished stainless-steel case. The 42mm 3 parts-case holds a convex sapphire crystal and see-through case-back revealing the inner workings of the FC-712 caliber, offering a 38- hour power reserve. The two counters of the moonphase and date are respectively located at three and nine o’clock. The elegant curved dial merges seamlessly with the case showcasing printed roman numeral indexes and hand-polished hands. Finally, the dark brown, black or blue croc calf leather strap completes the look.

Frederique Constant Classics Moonphase Manufacture Technical Specification

Reference: FC-712MS4H6,

2’595 CHF / 2’595 EUR

Case

Frederique Constant Classics Moonphase Manufacture Ref. FC-712MS4H6
Frederique Constant Classics Moonphase Manufacture Ref. FC-712MS4H6
  • Polished stainless steel 3-parts case
  • 42 mm diameter
  • Convex sapphire crystal
  • See-through case back
  • Water-resistant up to 5 ATM

Movement

  • FC-712 Manufacture automatic caliber with date and moonphase adjustable by the crown.
  • Perlage & circular Côtes de Genève decoration on the movement
  • 28 jewels, 38 hours power reserve, 28’800 alt/h

Dial

  • Silver color dial with black printed roman numeral indexes
  • Hand polished black hands
  • Moonphase at 3 o’clock and date counter at 9 o’clock

Bracelet

  • Black croco calf leather strap

Functions

  • Hours, minutes, seconds, moonphase, date by hand

Reference                     FC-712MS4H4

2’895 CHF / 2’895 EUR 

Case

Frederique Constant Classics Moonphase Manufacture Ref. FC-712MS4H4
Frederique Constant Classics Moonphase Manufacture Ref. FC-712MS4H4
  • Rose gold-plated polished stainless steel 3-parts case
  • 42 mm diameter
  • Convex sapphire crystal
  • See-through case back
  • Water-resistant up to 5 ATM

Movement

  • FC-712 Manufacture automatic caliber with date and moonphase adjustable by the crown.
  • Perlage & circular Côtes de Genève decoration on the movement
  • 28 jewels, 38 hours power reserve, 28’800 alt/h

Dial

  • Silver color dial with black printed roman numeral indexes
  • Hand polished black hands
  • Moonphase at 3 o’clock and date counter at 9 o’clock

Bracelet

  • Dark brown croco calf leather strap

Functions

  • Hours, minutes, seconds, moonphase, date by hand

Reference: FC-712MN4H6

2’595 CHF / 2’595 EUR

 Case

Frederique Constant Classics Moonphase Manufacture Ref. FC-712MN4H6
Frederique Constant Classics Moonphase Manufacture Ref. FC-712MN4H6
  • Polished stainless steel 3-parts case
  • 42 mm diameter
  • Convex sapphire crystal
  • See-through case back
  • Water-resistant up to 5 ATM

Movement

  • FC-712 Manufacture automatic caliber with date and moonphase adjustable by the crown.
  • Perlage & circular Côtes de Genève decoration on the movement
  • 28 jewels, 38 hours power reserve, 28’800 alt/h

Dial

  • Navy blue color dial with white printed roman numeral indexes
  • Hand polished white hands
  • Moonphase at 3 o’clock and date counter at 9 o’clock

Bracelet

  •  Blue croco calf leather strap

Functions

  • Hours, minutes, seconds, moonphase, date by hand

About Frederique Constant

Frederique Constant is an established Swiss watch manufacturer based in Geneva, Switzerland, involved in all stages of watch production, from initial design, in-house development to final assembly and quality control. The brand produces 29 in-house calibers and is planning to expand its production capacity thanks to its new 3’000 square meter manufacture opening in the first semester of 2019.

The founders and couple Peter and Aletta Stas started the company back in 1988 with the vision of creating high-quality mechanical Swiss watches with a more accessible price-tag allowing more people enjoy luxury.

Frederique Constant is a precursor of Swiss made smartwatches when it introduced the first Horological Smartwatch in 2015, powered by MMT SwissConnect technology and entirely displayed with an analog dial, thereby creating an entirely new watch category in the Swiss watch industry.

In 2016 Frederique Constant has integrated Japanese Citizen Group where they saw the opportunity of Swiss-Japanese partnership to develop and market accessible luxury watches for the 21st century and beyond.

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