FREDERIC JOUVENOT Tour de Force

After its chronograph with dial-side rotor and a collection in honour of the solar deities, Frédéric Jouvenot is back in the spotlight with an unprecedented, patented complication that adds a whole new dimension to the power-reserve indicator. This technical exploit is the aptly named Tour de Force. For the first time ever, a timepiece records the number of rotations of the oscillating weight and indicates units of power reserve at the same time. Three discs displaying three large numerals in a window occupy the bottom half of the dial. Each time the oscillating weight makes one rotation, the power reserve advances by one unit. The owner of the watch sees the figures change with each turn of the oscillating weight… all the consequence of his own movements. When the display shows 999 rotations, the power reserve is at its maximum. If the owner isn't wearing his watch, meaning the oscillating weight is stationary, the power reserve diminishes unit by unit. Once the oscillating weight indicator shows 000, the power reserve is completely depleted. Naturally, such impressive mechanics come wrapped in an innovative design. The lugs are slightly rounded to follow the natural curve of the wrist. Also, the inside of the lugs is cut away for lightness and to create an even more contemporary style. The absence of a dial focuses attention on the exceptional and truly original three-dimensional layout.

Movement Automatic, 50-hour power reserve
Functions Hours, minutes, numerical power-reserve indicator with an oscillating weight rotations counter
Case Black DLC titanium, 44 mm
Anti-reflective sapphire crystal and numbered transparent back
Water-resistant to 50 m / 5 ATM
Bracelet/Strap Black alligator with black DLC titanium folding clasp
 
Sort by
  • Seb says
    WOW! This watch is amazing!!If only i had the moola.
  • Alucard says
    VERY COOL! Almost cool enough to make me trade up from my suunto

Post your comment

Want to have your say?

It's quick, easy and 100% free.

  •  

Latest discussions

Endorsed Events

  • SpringBreak FIJI SpringBreak FIJI

    Surrounded by nothing but tranquil water, SpringBreak Fiji brings together the best of everything

  • The Fijian Cup The Fijian Cup

    The Pacific Touch Rugby festival (Fijian Cup and Kava Cup) is underway on November 2, 2017 and with support from Touch Fiji and...

  • Rock Island VANUATU Rock Island VANUATU

    Rock Island is an all inclusive fully immersive travel experience which was brought into the music festival scene by The Rock and...

  • TourismHQ TourismHQ

    With seven years and growing under their belt; TourismHQ has established and continues to deliver on their extensive wealth of...

  • SPRING BREAK FIJI