A Legacy of Swiss Watchmaking Excellence
Frederique Constant has built its reputation on creating high-quality Swiss watches at affordable prices. However, the brand has recently expanded its offerings to include more premium models with in-house movements. The new Frederique Constant Manufacture Highlife Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar is the epitome of this new direction, combining a solid rose gold case with two of horology's most prestigious complications.
A Limited Edition Timepiece
The Manufacture Highlife Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar is limited to just 35 pieces, making it a truly exclusive timepiece. Each watch features an individual limited edition number engraved on the plate that sits directly in the center of the aperture for the tourbillon. This attention to detail is just one example of the craftsmanship that goes into every Frederique Constant watch.
A Technical Marvel
The Manufacture Highlife Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar is powered by the brand's in-house Caliber FC-975 automatic movement. This movement features 33 jewels and runs at a frequency of 28,800vph (4 Hz), with a power reserve of approximately 38 hours. Along with offering both a perpetual calendar and a tourbillon, the Frederique Constant Cal. FC-975 also includes a running seconds hand mounted above its tourbillon.
A Statement of Style
The Manufacture Highlife Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar is not just a technical marvel; it is also a stunning timepiece. The solid 18k rose gold case and matte blue dial with its embossed globe pattern exude elegance and sophistication. The rose gold hands and hour markers add a touch of luxury, while the application of luminous material to the centrally-mounted hands ensures that the watch is easy to read in low-light conditions.
A Price to Match
The Frederique Constant Manufacture Highlife Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar is the most expensive watch in the brand's current lineup, with an official retail price of $48,995 USD. However, when you consider the quality of the materials, the craftsmanship, and the exclusivity of this timepiece, the price is justified.
A Investment in Time
The Frederique Constant Manufacture Highlife Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar is more than just a watch; it is an investment in time. This limited edition timepiece is sure to appreciate in value, making it a wise choice for collectors and discerning individuals alike.
The Frederique Constant Manufacture Highlife Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar is a testament to the brand's commitment to Swiss watchmaking excellence. This timepiece combines stunning design with exceptional craftsmanship, making it a truly unique and desirable piece.