Thursday, May 4, 2017

Frédérique Constant Flyback Chronograph Manufacture Mechanical Automatic Watch

Frédérique Constant Flyback Chronograph Manufacture Mechanical Automatic Watch
Frédérique Constant presents an authentic feat with its new Flyback Chronograph Manufacture, retailing for under 4,000 euros. At its heart beats Caliber FC-760, entirely developed and created in-house. Thanks to its flyback function, this chronograph can measure a succession of events, such as during a race, without needing to be reset to zero every time.

Frédérique Constant Flyback Chronograph Manufacture Mechanical Automatic Watch
Frédérique Constant Flyback Chronograph Manufacture Mechanical Automatic Watch
Frédérique Constant Flyback Chronograph Manufacture Mechanical Automatic WatchFrédérique Constant Flyback Chronograph Manufacture Mechanical Automatic Watch

It is also equipped with a “Direct In-Line” function enabling instantaneous activation of the flyback function, with zero-resetting and launch of a new measurement simply by pressing a pusher at 4 o’clock. Contrary to classic constructions, the chronograph functions are distributed not by a column wheel, but instead by a star-shaped wheel driven by a pusher, thus ensuring particularly smooth operation. Another innovation is a clutch powered by a device based on two toothed pinions. A vivid example of rewriting the rule book on one of the most demanding mechanical complications.

Movement
Mechanical automatic, Manufacture FC-760 calibre, 233 components including 96 associated with the flyback mechanism, 32 jewels, 28,800 vib/h, circular-grained and Côtes de Genève decoration, 38-hour power reserve.
Functions
Hours, minutes, seconds, flyback chronograph, date.
Case
Polished and satin-brushed steel or pink gold-plated steel. Anti-reflective sapphire crystal, front and back. Water-resistant to 50 metres (5 bar/165 ft).
Dial
Dark grey or silver-toned. Pointer-type date display at 6 o’clock.
Bracelet/strap
Black or chestnut brown alligator.

www.frederiqueconstant.com