Introducing The New Frederique Constant Flyback Chronograph Manufacture
The Frederique Constant Flyback Chronograph Manufacture was first delivered at Baselworld in 2017. That watch had a vintage tasteful reminiscent of chronographs of the 1930s, and it addressed extraordinary incentive for a flyback chronograph with an in-house movement.
This year, the brand proceeded with the advancement of that watch with two new varieties. Both new watches include the FC-760 Manufacture type development and grandstand another dial plan. The watches highlight differentiating, two-tone dial and sub-dial arrangements in blue or chocolate earthy colored. The blue dial comes fitted in a treated steel case and the chocolate dial in a rose-gold-plated case, both 42mm in diameter.
The Flyback Chronograph Manufacture required six years for the brand to create before its delivery. The aftereffect of that time and exertion was an evidently attractive watch, however one that was certainly on the dressier, more vintage inclining end of the chronograph range. The current year’s contributions are strongly more energetic in their look and execution. The dial colors picked for these pieces additionally pair pleasantly with their individual case materials.
Visually, these watches contrast from past cycles of the Flyback Chronograph Manufacture. The most evident new distinction is the two-tone dial design – a first for the brand – featuring silvered sub-dials. The principal thing I saw in taking a gander at the new watches is the amount more current (comparative with the past cycle) they look because of this change. Fitting for a more game or instrument driven watch, the new plan prompts likewise make the watch more intelligible, which is significant for exact timekeeping.
The FC-760 Manufacture type inside the watch has been discussed previously ( here and here ) and is a serious noteworthy accomplishment, particularly at the value point. The in-house development tries to diminish the complexity of plan and development that normally goes into the improvement of a flyback chronograph development. In this pursuit, the brand has supplanted the standard section wheel with a star-formed wheel, bringing about a more slender development with less parts and activities. The flyback module itself represents only 96 of the development’s 233 sections. Squeezing the pusher at 4 o’clock declutches the chronograph’s development and resets it. When the pusher is delivered, the development and the chronograph reconnect and the chronograph restarts. The development is adorned with perlage and round Côtes de Genève, and it tends to be seen through the display sapphire caseback.
As with the first Flyback Chronograph Manufacture, the three sub-dials on the new variations highlight running seconds, a 30-minute aggregator, and a date register. The date work is movable through the crown. The new Flyback Chronograph Manufacture models include mallet files and brilliant hands, and a tachymeter scale on the external part of the dial. The case configuration is equivalent to the first model and highlights rectangular pushers and an enormous watchman less crown. The watches, in both the blue and chocolate variation, come fitted on a croc tie with a deployant clasp.
Brand: Frederique Constant
Model: Flyback Chronograph Manufacture
Reference Number:FC-760NS4H6 (Blue) & FC-760CHC4H4 (Chocolate)
Case Material: Stainless steel and rose-gold plated
Dial Color: Blue and chocolate
Water Resistance: 50m
Strap/Bracelet: Alligator calfskin strap
Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds, date, chronograph and highlights a Flyback Chronograph
Power Reserve: 38 hours
Winding: Mechanical self-winding
Chronometer Certified: No
Estimating & Availability
Price: $4,295 (Blue) and $4,595 (Chocolate)
Limited Edition: No
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