Since 2004, Frederique Constant creates its owncalibers, entirely in-house designed, produced and assembled. This was an important stepfor the brand tobecomemore independent,having more control over the production line, improve quality and accelerate product delivery. In-housecalibershave become a trademarkforFrederique Constant andplayan importantrolein thebrand’sstrategy towards thefuture.
THE NEW FC-712MOVEMENT
The newestin-house calibreis the FC-712automaticmovement, thusbecoming the29thaddition to an ever-growing collection.
Based on the iconicFC-700movementseriesfrom Frederique Constant, ithas been redesigned in order to split themoonphaseand date into two counters.Both functionsareadjustableviathe crown.Through the transparentcaseback, the movement showsoff the famousPerlageandcircularCôtesde Genèvedecorations presentonall Frederique Constant in-housecalibers. It took the brand’s R&D department and watchmakerstwo yearsto perfect thismovement and introduce it to thewatchmakingmarket.
The42mm 3 parts-case holds a convex sapphire crystal and see-through caseback revealing the inner workings of the FC-712caliber, offeringa38-hour power reserve. The two countersofthemoonphaseand date arerespectivelylocated at three and nine o’clock. The elegant curved dial merges seamlessly with the case showcasingprinted roman numeralindexes and hand-polished hands.Finally,black crococalfleatherstrapcompletes the look.
Case Size (width x length):42mm x 42mm
Case Material:Stainless Steel
Band:Black Leather Strap
Clasp Type:Fold Over Clasp with Push Buttons
Crystal Material:Anti-Reflective Sapphire Crystal
Movement #:FC-712 ( Hours, Minutes, Moonphase, Date by hand)