december 03, 2018 - Frederique Constant

Frederique Constant’s revisits its Classics Index Automatic and Heart Beat watches

Frederique Constant’s continuously strives to offer elegant in-house Swiss made watches at the best price range. 

Classicism, elegance, refinement, #excellence are all requirements to create #frederiqueconstant Classics Index collection. The brand is introducing 6 new models in 2018 revisiting some of its best-selling pieces representing minimalism to the core, through its 40 mm polished stainless steel or rose gold-plated discreet case, its exquisite but stylish dial featuring Guilloché decoration and applied Roman numeral indexes.

Accessible Luxury: For years, the brand has been effortlessly presenting watches who surprise the most skeptics and turns dreams into reality. The Accessible Luxury motto lives through each #frederiqueconstant watch and makes owning a Swiss excellence-infused timepiece the simplest of tasks. With the latest Classics Index Automatic, #frederiqueconstant continues to prove that style and savoir-faire are but a heartbeat away.

Classics Index Automatic Frederique Constant’s Classics line is fitted with FC-303 automatic movement and a 38-hour power reserve. The Navy blue or light grey dial is embellished with Guilloché decoration featuring hours, minutes, seconds and date opening at 3 o’clock. The watch is offered in polished stainless steel, 40 mm size either with a croco calf leather bracelet or with a polished stainless-steel bracelet for the Navy-blue stainless-steel model.

Classics Index Automatic Heart Beat The first Heartbeat timepiece was launched in 1994 and quickly became an iconic signature of the brand. The purpose of the Heart Beat development was to show that these models were mechanical. With this in mind, the company added an aperture at the position of the balance wheel to show the beauty of the mechanical movement, of its “heartbeat”. At the time, this very innovative creation allowed #frederiqueconstant to demonstrate its watchmaking skills with clever ingenuity. Holding the FC-310 Heart Beat automatic movement, this timepiece showcases an elaborately decorated silver-colored dial, with its classic sunray Guilloché style and accentuated with traditional Roman numerals indexes. The emblematic aperture at 12 o’clock, signature of the Heart Beat timepieces reveals the escapement in continuous motion whereas the see-through back-case exposes the finely decorated movement. This extraordinary watch combines all the components of a high-end luxury timepiece while remaining extremely affordable for those who wish to enter the exclusive world of haute horlogerie.