Published on June 2nd, 2018 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
FREDERIQUE CONSTANT VINTAGE RALLY CHRONOGRAPH NEW LIMITED EDITION
Frederique Constant presents a new limited edition of the Vintage Rally Healey Chronograph, the iconic collection that celebrates the Swiss watch brand’s partnership with Austin Healey automobiles.
Perfectly in line with the performance of Austin Healey automobiles, Frederique Constant launches each year limited Vintage Rally timepieces inspired by the Manufacture’s passion for racing. This collaboration celebrates the long-term partnership of fourteen years of the two prestigious brands, where craftsmanship and high-precision are at the heart of their common values.
Each of the three new model versions picks up the DNA from the iconic design of the 1960s British automobiles, paying tribute to their classic design.
Featured with a 42mm diameter stainless steel or rose gold plated case, it provides enough space for readability. The convex sapphire crystal over the dial resists to shocks and scratches, making it an ideal material when subjected to the stress of racing. It is up to 5 meters water resistant and makes an ideal partner for the outdoors environment.
On the dial side, the colors displayed are green with white counters, silver with grey counters and navy with white counters. The hands and Arabic numerals on the dial are enhanced by luminous treatment, thus enabling intuitive reading by day or night. It displays a date window at 3 o’clock, the Healey logo at 6 o’clock and a seconds window at 9 o’clock.
The FC-397 automatic chronograph movement is visible with the see-through case back. The 25 jewels Swiss-made caliber, beating at 28’800 per hour, delivers 46h of power reserve.
The leather straps are perforated in the style of driving gloves, which adds a sportive and elegant look to the wrist. Limited to just 2888 pieces, the Vintage Rally Healey Chronograph watch comes with a luxurious gift box including a Healey NOJ393 miniature automobile.
Model: Vintage Rally Healey Chronograph
FC-397 Automatic chronograph movement
28’800 alt/h, 25 jewels, 46h power reserve
Hours, minutes, seconds, mechanical chronograph
Polished stainless steel 2-parts case, diameter of 42 mm
Convex sapphire crystal
See-through case back
Water-resistant to 5 ATM
Green color dial with white counters and silver applied indexes with luminous
Hand polished silver hour and minute hands with luminous and red second and counter hands
Green racing leather strap