This fall, Frederique Constant adds a novelty to one of its best-selling collections: the Slimline Moonphase Manufacture. The Manufacture Collection is the pride and joy of the brand. With over 20 in-house calibers in its portfolio, Frederique Constant can definitely assert its status as a true manufacture and allows the brand to offer a range of beautifully designed watches of high quality at accessible luxury prices.
Swiss distinction is assured thanks to the attention-to-details ideal that goes into handcrafting in-house movements, the high-end finishing and the elegance of the timepieces. The strength of the Slimline Moonphase Manufacture is its ultra-flat characteristics as well as its sleek elegance and simplicity. Telling time as never been so clear. The new version features a new ivory-colored dial with sunray decoration and applied silver color indexes, adding chromatic richness to an existing classic palette of tones including ivory, blue cobalt and chocolate dials.
The revival of this model’s dial gives the watch a more vintage, stylish look. The dial displays the central hour and minutes hands and the detailed moonphase and date counter complete with an illustration of the moon and stars. The balanced 42mm case along with the uncrowded dial makes telling time a simple pleasure. The automatic manufacture caliber, FC-705, is entirely in-house developed, in-house manufactured and in-house assembled. The particularity of this movement is that all functions are adjustable via the crown, no push button is added for a smoother, more comfortable functionality. A peak at the see-through back-case reveals the finely decorated movement displaying several of Frederique Constant’s expertise such as perlage & circular Côtes de Genève decoration.
This watch features the FC-705 – Mechanical self-winding movement which is 30 mm large and 6.2 mm thick. This movement is made of 145 parts and 26 jewels and runs at 28800 alt/h (4 Hz). This caliber displays Hours, minutes, date, moonphase and features a All functions adjustable with the crown.