VIDEO – Frédérique Constant, Visiting the Manufacture and Understanding the “Affordable Luxury” Concept

By rolex
April 5, 2021
2 min read

Over the last 10 years,  Frédérique Constant has filled enormously in fame. Also, it is justified. Undoubtedly, the brand has made a sharp procedure of “affordable luxury“, in which gatherers get a great deal for the cash they pay. While numerous different brands would do this by encasing out-sourced movements, Frédérique Constant has picked the complex path of autonomy, by creating its own developments, yet with costs that ought to marginally startle the competition. To completely comprehend this brand’s technique, just as its past and its future, we’ve chose to head over Geneva to visit the manufacture. Here is our video report.

There are a few stories that occasionally feel too great to even consider being true… With Frédérique Constant, it might have been the situation, thus we needed to discover for ourselves whether “affordable luxury” was a reality or not (and obviously share it with you). To do that, we went to visit the Geneva-based manufacture of the brand and talked with Pim Koeslag, Technical Director for FC and Alpina Watches (just as CEO of Ateliers DeMonaco ). Back in March, with the dispatch of the  Frederique Constant Flyback Chronograph Manufacture , we gave you an impression of the brand’s technique and of the creation measures. However, we needed to impart more subtleties to you.

By taking a gander at this video, you’ll find how Frédérique Constant figured out how to make a complete assortment of watches, which covers a wide range with different complications: 3-hand watches, Moon-stage , World-Timer , yet in addition Tourbillon, Flyback Chronograph and Perpetual Calendar. Great for a brand that truly begun its own creation just back in 2004, and which is currently ready to offer amazingly very much made watches with in-house developments for under 3,000 Euro , too as the most moderate interminable schedule available – all in-house – for around 8,000 Euro. The work done, regarding watchmaking and of technique, in the previous 10 to 15 years, is basically noteworthy – and regardless of whether the Frédérique Constant Group (with its 3 brands) is presently claimed by Japanese stalwart Citizen, it will keep its Swiss-Made quality and its imaginative freedom. More subtleties on .