Saturday, October 01, 2005

Frederique Constant Heart Beat

18K rose gold “Heart Beat” Manufacture with Moon Phase and Date, Ref. FC-915AS4H9, Limited Edition, No. 01/188, Introduced in September 2005. Case: Two-piece, 18K rose gold, case back secured by eight screws, water-resistant to 30 meters, convex sapphire crystal, sapphire crystal exhibition case back. Diameter: 41 mm Thickness: 11 mm. Bracelet: genuine Louisiana alligator Buckle: 18K rose gold Dial: Printed Arabic Frédérique Constant “Highlife” numerals, circular moon phase and date indicator at 12 o’clock, large aperture at 6 o’clock to reveal the escapement, “poire” type hour hand, “feuille” type minute and date hands. Movement: Caliber FC-915-1, 13 1/4’’’ “Heart Beat”, hour, minute, moon phase and date, 115 components, 30,50 mm. diameter, total thickness 5.20 mm, 48-hour power reserve, manual winding, rhodium-plated, chamfered bridges decorated with “Côtes de Genève” and circular graining (“perlage”), blued steel screws, 17 jewels, lever escapement, Glucydur balance, 28,800 VPH, Nivarox No.1 spiral, KIF antishock and fine regulation.