F.P. Journe
Chronomètre Bleu in Tantalum

  • Collection: Chronomètre Bleu
  • Model reference: Chronomètre Bleu
  • Case/Size: Tantalum, 39mm
  • Dial: Chrome blue
  • Movement: Manual-winding
  • Functions: Hours, minute
  • Specificity: Power reserve 56 ± 2 hours
  • Condition / Year: New / 2020
  • Collection: Chronomètre Bleu
  • Model Reference: Chronomètre Bleu
  • Case/Size: Tantalum / 39mm
  • Dial: Blue
  • Movement: Automatic winding
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes
  • Specificity:
  • Condition / Year: Brand New / 2020
  • Box / Papers: Yes / Yes
  • Price: Upon Request

$ 105,000

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Description

The F.P. Journe Chronomètre Bleu is an extraordinary timepiece that exemplifies the pinnacle of haute horlogerie and artistic brilliance. It presents a unique and uncluttered approach to achieving high precision, showcasing impeccable chronometric properties that elevate it to the realm of exceptional timekeeping.

This horological marvel boasts a 39mm case meticulously crafted from tantalum, a rare and captivating dark grey metal with mesmerizing blue undertones. Tantalum’s name draws inspiration from the Greek mythology of the “Torment of Tantalus,” and its scarcity and challenging workability (with a fusion temperature of 3016° and density of 16.65 kg/cm3) make it a rarely used metal in watchmaking. However, its remarkable resistance to corrosion, wear, and bio-compatibility make it an extraordinary choice for crafting this timepiece.

The enchanting blue chrome dial harmonizes perfectly with the tantalum case, and it has been thoughtfully redesigned with contemporary trends in mind. Cream-colored hands and prominent Arabic numerals add a touch of elegance and readability to the dial, creating a captivating visual composition.

Powering the Chronomètre Bleu is an 18K rose gold mechanical movement with manual winding, oscillating at 21,600 vibrations per hour. The presence of twin barrels, a hallmark of precision watches, ensures stable power delivery, granting the watch an impressive 56-hour autonomy. The F.P. Journe freesprung chronometer balance, with inertia adjustment through four opposing weights, undergoes dynamic adjustment in six positions to achieve unparalleled accuracy.

With every intricate detail carefully considered and executed, the F.P. Journe Chronomètre Bleu stands as a true testament to the brand’s dedication to horological innovation and exquisite craftsmanship. Its tantalum case not only sets it apart aesthetically but also symbolizes F.P. Journe’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of traditional watchmaking materials.

 

 

F.P. Journe – Bio

François-Paul Journe was born in Marseille in 1959. An unruly child, he was sent to a local technical college at the age of 14. He went on to graduate from the Paris watchmaking school in 1976. In 1982, after five years of work, he finished his tourbillon – and it work !

He founded the F.P. Journe company in 1999, have ever since stunned the world year after year with the visually distinctive and technically innovative watches The motto of the brand, Invenit et Fecit (Latin for “[He] invented it and made it”) denotes that the company builds the entirety of the watches. Journe often designs brand new movements, even inventing completely new systems, like the famous resonance chronometer.

Additional information

Accessories:

Accompanied by a leather card holder with FP Journe international warranty card, product literature and a wooden presentation box