To celebrate became a classic “traditional wooden boat show” official sponsor, Swiss watch brand Frederique Constant have launched a new “Runabout Moonphase watch, continued Runaboat series’s elegant lines, plus the rich classical moonphase window, you can savor the retro style tardily. Moonphase watches only have 1,888 Limited in the world, with the watch is attached an exquisite wooden box and along with a limited production of the Runabout simulation model boat.
Unlike people’s general impression for the motorboats, Runabout design style can be traced back to the 1920s design of the wooden boat, its appearance with the original wood color hull to create a retro-style. After constant reform, then gradually evolved out various types of small boat races, among them, from 1972 a group of Yacht Club members who are interesting in Runabout Tahoe began to organize Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance traditional wooden boat exhibition, so far it held to the thirty-ninth period. And Frederique Constant also becomes the General Assembly official sponsor to the 2011 Traditional wooden boat exhibition, and created limited edition watches for it.
Frederique Constant, its technology of the face plate making can be traced back as far as 100 years ago.
With high-standard to create Runabout Moonphase watches, in addition to equipped with the brand’s FC-360 self-winding movement and a 42 hours power reserve, 43mm stainless steel-coated rose gold case, adopt the classical double-case design, Pave de Paris hobnail are located at the central of dial, polished with the radiation of the date, week, monthphase three functional window, review the process of traditional watchmaking, simple Arabic numerals and three-dimensional hour markers, the luminous paint smear sword-type pointer, improve the convenience of interpretation time, the visible caseback, and show the Frederique Constant’s spirit of watch making which stress on details. Only 1,888 limited edition in the world, with suggested retail price $ 91,000.