The ALUMINIUM Watch – F.P. Journe launches the Octa Sport
In June 2011 F.P. Journe dispatched the principal watch that was made of aluminum. That is, the situation and wristband were made of aluminum; the development was as yet produced using 18k rose gold. Today F.P. Journe dispatches another watch, the Octa Sport, that is made of aluminium… totally made of aluminium!
The Centigraph Sport is the aluminum adaptation of quite possibly the most wonderful chronographs at any point made and when Journe dispatched it a year ago I was interested how he made this metal scratch and erosion proof. Evidently he dealt with this since today he dispatches the Octa Sport with a development made of an aluminium composite utilized in the aeronautics.
Thinking of aluminum, the word ‘light’ comes to mind. Also, to be sure the new Octa Sport is light, light truth be told as it weights only 53 grams! As a result of its daintiness, the 42 mm enormous and 11.6 mm thick aluminum case will be truly comfortable on the wrist, and as Journe says it will be ideal for a sporty way of life. To expand night neatness, the hands and hour file spots treated with super luminova.
Displayed on the dark dial, are a focal hour and moment hand, little seconds at 6 o’clock, a major date at 1 o’clock and a day/night marker at 9. The power save pointer somewhere in the range of 10 and 11 o’clock, reveals to you the amount of the 120 hours of force hold is left.
While any remaining development from F.P. Journe are produced using 18K rose gold, this is the primary development at any point to be made from aluminum. The aluminum was treated in request to make the aluminum scratch safe and give it against destructive and hostile to hypersensitive properties.
Although the Octa Sport aluminum development, is made of an aluminum combination, it actually saves all average highlights of all F.P. Journe Octa types, with a multi day power hold and a variable inactivity balance wheel for an ideal rate dependability. The rotor of the Octa Sport is likewise made of aluminum compound, however to expand latency and along these lines to build the winding speed, a tungsten portion was added as winding mass.
Rubber embeds are fixed to the sides of the case to protect the watch from any stuns. On the off chance that you decide for the wristband, the finish of every arm band connect is additionally fixed with elastic closures. The crown and the collapsing catch, engraved with the F.P.Journe signature, are likewise covered with an elastic coating.
Octa Sport – Technical Specifications
- Automatic development – Caliber FPJ 1300-3 – made of aluminium alloy
- Unidirectional programmed winding – Off focus twisting rotor in Titanium with Tungsten segment
- Balance with 4 movable latency loads (10.10 mg/cm2)
- Anachron free-sprung level equilibrium spring, with mobile stud holder
- Frequency : 21’600 Alt/h, 3 Hz
- Autonomy: 120 hours
- Decoration: round Côtes de Genève on bridges, partly roundabout graining on baseplate, polished screw heads with chamfered slots, chamfered and round grained wheels, steel components are hand cleaned and chamfered
- Number of parts Movement without dial 286 – Jewels 40
- Weight Total weight 53 g
- Movement alone 11 g
- Sapphire glass sub dial 2 g
Judging from the particular this is a great watch and work as indicated by the best norm. Also, that is a certain something, that F.P. Journe needn’t bother with a COSC or Geneva Seal for. His own principles are essentially enough and they truly are.
I’m exceptionally intrigued I getting a few active time with the new Octa Sport and Centigraph Sport and if this occurs, I will obviously report about it.
More data can be found through the F.P. Journe site .