Frederique Constant goes green with latest travellers’ timepiece

Frederique Constant presents its first watch of 2018, a redesigned Classic Worldtimer Manufacture featuring a new green color pattern.

A world map is etched on the dial and the twenty-four cities are placed on its outer rim just as with previous watches in the family. The date by hand is located at 6 o’clock.

The company is proud of the timepiece’s lack of additional buttons to operate the features, needing only the crown to manipulate all the functions of the watch.

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To set the functions you must choose between three settings; the first lets you wind the watch by turning the crown upwards; the second allows the user to set the date and city by turning the crown upwards and downwards, respectively; and the third position allows the user to set the time by turning the crown downwards.

This timepiece operates on two separate discs, one featuring a 24h day-night indicator and a second one with the twenty-four cities.

The FC-718 caliber movement is created in-house and is decorated with Perlages and Côtes de Genève, as well as sporting a 42-hour power reserve. The green timepiece comes with a green alligator strap with white stitches.

Frederique Constant continues to call itself a company with “Accessible Luxury”, pricing this watch at just under CHF 3500 (around $3650).

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