Frédérique Constant : Revisited function

Classic Manufacture Worltimer 

Mouvement : mechanical self-winding FC-718 Case : polished steel Diameter : 42 mm Functions : hours, minutes, seconds, date, worldtime (24-city rotating disc, 24-hour rotating disc with day/night indication) Dial : silver-toned, globe motif Caseback : sapphire Strap : midnight blue alligator leather Limited edition : 1,888

User friendliness is the chief asset of the Worldtimer watch developed and produced by the Manufacture Frédérique Constant. The simultaneous display of the 24 time zones, via the two rotating discs showing 24 cities and 24 hours with day/night indication, is controlled by a single crown. Once the setting has been made, the numerals representing the various hours of the world are displayed in a highly visible manner opposite the corresponding reference cities. The central hands indicate the time of the given city at 12 o’clock on a dial available in two versions: silver-toned with a globe motif and round hour-markers; and silver-toned with a guilloché centre and Roman numerals – each complemented by the date function. The two variations, presented in a 42 mm-diameter steel case and driven by a self-winding calibre visible through a sapphire crystal case-back, are each issued in a 1,888-piece limited edition.

Brice Lechevalier is editor-in-chief of GMT and Skippers, which he co-founded in 2000 and 2001 respectively. He has also been CEO of WorldTempus since it joined the GMT Publishing stable, of which he is director and joint shareholder. In 2012 he created the Geneva Watch Tour, and he has been an advisor to the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève since 2011. Also closely involved in sailing, he has published the magazine of the Société Nautique de Genève since 2003, and was one of the founders of the SUI Sailing Awards in 2009 and the Concours d’Elégance for motor boats at the Cannes Yachting Festival in 2015.

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