Tag: F.P. Journe

Explaining Constant Force In Mechanical Watches

One of the main obstacles in reliable mechanical timekeeping is the unstable delivery of power to the movement’s regulator (meaning the escapement). When the main spring is fully wound, the power transmitted via the gear train to keep the escapement ticking is strong. But once the main spring is almost run down, the torque will … Continued

F.P. Journe Chronometre Optimum constant force mechanism

The Hour Glass And F.P. Journe Strengthens Alliance In Singapore

The Hour Glass is proud to announce the opening of a new point-of-sale at their thematic salon, L’Atelier by The Hour Glass at ION. After a brief exit from Singapore’s watch collecting landscape, the gathering of over 200 VIP collectors and friends of The Hour Glass to celebrate his return in April 2016 is testament to the … Continued

F.P. Journe Octa Divine

Who Will Be The Van Gogh Of Watchmaking?

Sooner or later, every watch-lover discovers the rich and fascinating world of independent watchmaking. Yet within the plethora of up and coming watchmakers and creators, only a handful have proven that they’ve got what it takes to build a lasting legacy. Let’s take a quick look at a few of them: F.P. Journe Any list … Continued

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The Chronometers of F.P. Journe

François-Paul Journe is known for his extremely elegant and refined timepieces with movements made of solid 18k rose gold. Besides these visual elements, F.P. Journe is about complicated watches, but at the same time, he has always emphasised a quality that goes beyond that: the search for ultimate precision. Here are three F.P. Journe watches … Continued

Chronometre Souverain

Magnum Opus Watches From Top Independent Watchmakers

By Ariel Adams It would be a fallacy to propose that the world’s best watchmakers have just one timepiece which stands out more than anything else they have or will produce. With that said, top independents such as Urwerk, MB&F, Voutilainen, F.P. Journe, and De Bethune certainly have iconic models that aptly sum up a … Continued

The F.P. Journe Sonnerie Souveraine is produced in steel because steel transmits sound much better than gold or platinum.
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