Welcome F.P.Journe Octa Sport Indy 500 Limited Series Watch

Jul 04, 2012
To commemorate Jean Alesis participation in the Indianapolis 500-mile race, F.P.Journe unveils its new Octa Sport Indy 500 Limited Series watch. The timekeeper is limited to 99 pieces, numbered 501 to 599.

The new F.P.Journe watch has been conceived specifically for those who opt for a sportive lifestyle. It is powered by a high-horology automatic movement. The blackened case, 42mm in diameter, is crafted from high-technology aluminium alloy applied in the Aeronautics. You will be surprized by the lightness of the timepiece it weighs just 53 grams. Coupled with a black rubber strap, the watch provides supreme comfort on the wrist.

The sides of the case are provided with speial rubber inserts in order to protect the timepiece from any shocks. The crown and the folding clasp, featuring an engraving of the F.P.Journe signature, are also provided with a rubber coating.

The blackened aluminium alloy dial is shielded by a sapphire crystal. It displays the time with help of Superluminova hands and Superluminova applique indexes. It displays hours and minutes, small second at 6 oclock, power reserve at 10:30, day/night indication at 9 oclock and a large date at 1 oclock.

The heart of the F.P.Journe Octa Sport Indy 500 Limited Series watch is an automatic winding movement, operating at a frequency of 21, 600 alternations per hour -Calibre FPJ 1300-3.

The new all aluminium alloy movement was born as a result of the long researches fulfilled by the brand. The brands specialists opted for the alloy as they appreciated its ultra light weight, scratch-resistance as well as its anti-corrosive and anti-allergic properties.

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