Monday, January 15, 2018

The Chronographe Monopoussoir Rattrapante

From F.P. Journe -

Courtesy of F.P. Journe

Available in Red Gold 

Courtesy of F.P. Journe

Titanium -

Courtesy of F.P. Journe

Courtesy of F.P. Journe
And apparently Platinum (of which photos were not included in the press release materials).

Here are the pertinents, straight from the source:

Movement -
Exclusive F.P.Journe Calibre 1518
- in 18 K rose Gold for the Platinum PT 950 or 18 K red Gold models
- in Aluminium alloy for the Titanium grade 5 model
Mechanical with manual winding
38 turns of crown

Dimensions of the Movement
Overall diameter: 33.60 mm Casing-up diameter: 33.20 mm Overall height: 6.80 mm
Height of hands: 2.20 mm Diameter of stem thread: S1.20 mm

Balance -
In-line lever escapement, 15-tooth escape wheel Chronometric with four adjustable inertia weights Anachron balance spring
Mobile stud holders
Free-sprung balance
Nivatronic laser-welded to collet
Pinned GE stud
Frequency: 21,600 v/h (3Hz)
Inertia: 10.10 mg*cm2
Angle of lift: 52°
Amplitude: 12 h flat: > 300° / 12 h vertical: > 260°

Main Characteristics -
Crown rubber overmolded with 3 positions Position 1: winding
Position 2: correction of the date
Position 3: time setting
Pusher chronograph to start, stop and back to zero at 2h Pusher split-second at 4h

Autonomy -
Over 80 hours without the chronograph

Indications -
Central hours and minutes
Register 60 seconds at 9h
Register 30 minutes jumping chronograph at 3h
Very large date at 6h

Finishing -
Circular stripes on the bridges, circular graining on the baseplate,
polished screw heads with chamfered slots, pegs with polished rounded ends, straight-grained steel work

Case -
Diameter 44 mm
Total height 12.10 mm
Platinum PT 950 / 18 K red Gold / Titanium grade 5, 
with rubber inserts

Dial -
- Platinum model
Silver guilloche blue-mauve colour, rhodied Gold appliqué numerals, two Silver chronograph counter and rhodied hands.
- 18K red Gold model
Silver guilloche covered with Ruthenium, mat red Gold appliqué numerals, two Silver chronograph counters and 5N golden hands
- Titanium model
Aluminium anthracite colour, appliqué numerals with Superluminova, two transparent sapphire engraved chronograph counters, hands with Superluminova

Bracelet -
Platinum PT 950, 18 K red Gold or Titanium grade 5, with rubber inserts

Number of Parts -
Movement without dial: 285 Cased up with strap: 562 Jewel: 29

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