Frederique Fixed is a comparatively younger watch model of 31 years however has simply added a 28th in-house motion to its vary with the brand new Slimline Energy Reserve Manufacture and its FC-723 Manufacture automated calibre. Prior actions embrace superior problems equivalent to tourbillon, perpetual calendar, chronograph and worldtimer. We now have the addition of an influence reserve indicator mixed to a pointer date, with a brand new accessible in-house powered piece.
4 fashions can be found inside the new line and embrace central hours and minutes, a date show at 6 o’clock and energy reserve indicator at 10 o’clock. The brand new motion is constructed on the established FC-703 calibre and provides an influence reserve module. It has 28 jewels, beats at 28,800vph (4Hz) with a 50-hour energy reserve. Seen from the sapphire exhibition caseback, the FC-723 is adorned with perlage and round Côtes de Genève.
All 4 fashions function a 40mm stainless-steel case, with one plated in rose gold. Dial colors embrace silver, darkish gray and navy blue with sunray ornament (the gold-plated mannequin shares a silver dial with its customary metal counterpart). The darkish gray and blue dials have white printed Roman numerals and white hand-polished fingers. The silver dial has the identical association with black print and fingers.
The date is displayed through a small hand rotating round a circle of wierd numerals (1 – three – 5, and so on.), whereas the facility reserve indicator’s hand follows a half-circle, beginning at 11 o’clock (50 hours) and ending at 9 o’clock. The final quarter of the indicator is printed in crimson to remind the consumer to both put on or just wind the watch. The case options an onion-style crown and is water resistant to 30 meters. A convex sapphire crystal protects the dial.
The straps are alligator with a deployment clasp and are available in particular colors for every mannequin. The silver dial (customary metal) has a black strap, whereas the rose gold-plated mannequin sports activities a darkish brown strap. The navy blue mannequin has an identical navy strap and the darkish gray additionally has an identical darkish gray strap. It’s a pleasant stage of element as all may have simply labored with a single black strap.
The three customary metal fashions retail for CHF/EUR three,295 with the rose gold-plated mannequin retailing for CHF/EUR three,595. With fashions just like the Slimline Moonphase Manufacture and Classics Computerized GMT, Frederique Fixed is understood for having elegant, refined items at accessible costs and the brand new Slimline Energy Reserve Manufacture Vary isn’t any exception. Extra data may be discovered at Frederique Fixed’s web site.