Hello Watch Friends, Thought I would take a moment to introduce a unique watch that I recently taken some time to learn more about. ?Ç¬Officially presented to the media and the public in January 2009, the innovative design and eye-catching appeal of the Automatic Chronograph Evolution bears the namesake a creative young watch maker named Fr?É¬©der?É¬©ric Jouvenot – himself a mere 32 years old! ?Ç¬Most unique about the watch is that the watch rotor, which typically appears on the back side of a watch, has been engineered to appear on the front / dial side. ?Ç¬Take a closer look for yourself in the photos below, and don’t miss the video below that Mr. Jouvenot himself was kind enough to share with me!
The face leaves little doubt as to the watch?¢Ç¨Ñ¢s equally inventive and ingenious intentions
Whether resting upside-down on a table or in reading mode, the chronograph?¢Ç¨Ñ¢s two registers always perfectly bisect ?Ç¬the rotor?¢Ç¨Ñ¢s curves.
This video was sent to Perpetuelle.com directly from Mr. Fr?É¬©d?É¬©ric Jouvenot himself (thanks Fr?É¬©d?É¬©ric!) and I am pleased to share it with you here:
The collection is limited to 88 pieces in both white and pink gold
I am surely looking forward to what comes next from Frederic Jouvenot! ?Ç¬Learn more at http://www.fjouvenot.com/
Technical Specifications General information – Classic chronograph movement with column wheels, new exclusive automatic rewinding system and patented face. – Chronograph with main dial, minute timers for 3 h – Edition limited to 88 timepieces by colour of gold or case colour. – 2-year warranty.
-Original presentation box specially made for this timepiece with integrated and warranty certificate.
Details of the movment – The rotor perfectly intermeshes with the timers for reading the time. – Screw-adjusted balance, frequency of 18?¢Ç¨Ñ¢000 A/h. – Power reserve for 50 hours. – Rotor in 18K gold matching face with the case colour, face decorations in fan – Finished in chronographic steel and brass in black gold, pearled and hand finished. Angle polished. – Engraved chronographic bridge and balancing bridge in hand c?É¬¥tes de Gen?É¬®ve. – Dial and movement bridges decorated and engraved with circular borders in black gold.
Details of the case – Case, crown, back in 18K white or pink gold. – Limited edition with number of timepiece engraved – Case waterproof to depth of 50m. – Sapphire glass cover for face and back with antireflective coating. – Black crocodile leather strap with 18K gold buckle matching the case. – Hands with specific form matching the movement. – Case diameter: 44mm. – Height of case: 13mm.
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