Octa Reserve de Marche
Octa Reserve de Marche by FP Journe
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The FP Journe Octa collection is dedicated to a clientele looking for authentic, rare and innovative horology in an “easy to wear” mechanical wristwatch.
The Octa timepieces declines into a large range of complications such as a chronograph, an annual calendar or a moon phases, thus satisfying a variety of clients needs.
In his testimony on the creation of his first calibre with automatic movement signed F.P. Journe – Invenit et Fecit-, François Paul Journe explains his philosophy, focusing on the difficulty in creating a global collection with exactly the same size case regardless of the complication.
But, his real challenge was to provide an elegant, innovative line developed on a calibre offering unrelenting stability with a very efficient automatic movement The Octa line was born...
MOVEMENT SPECIFICATIONS :
Automatic Octa with date and power-reserve indicator and moon phase
CALIBRE F.P.JOURNE 1300-3
Bridge side - Under-dial view
Indications: Central hours and minutes - Small seconds at 4:30 - Large date - Power-reserve indicator at 9 o’clock
Dimensions: Total diameter: 30.8mm - Casing-up diameter 30.4mm - Total height: 5.86mm
Case: Platinum or 18K rose Gold
Dimensions: 38 ou 40 mm Height : 10.6 mm
Movement features: 15-tooth - Free-sprung balance with four adjustment weights Flat Anachron balance- spring Mobile stud
holder - Pinned stud - Spring laser - welded to the collet - Three-position crown - Slipping mainspring - Off-centre winding rotor
Winding speed on rotator without mainspring slipping: 274 anti-clockwise rotations/24 hours
Unidirectional automatic winding - Instantaneous date change - Date setting by the crown in position 2 –
Time setting by the crown in position 3
Balance: Frequency: 21,600v/h (3Hz) - Inertia: 11.0 mg/cm2 - Angle of lift: 52°
Amplitude: 0h dial up: >300° - 120h dial up: >220°
Time-keeping autonomy: 120 ± 12 hours
Finish: High grade - Circular stripes on the bridges - Baseplate circular-grained - Polished and bevelled screws - Pegs with
rounded, polished ends
Number of parts:
Octa automatique Réserve de Marche: Movement: 277 - Cased up on leather strap: 287
Octa automatique Lune: Movement: 292 - Cased up on leather strap: 303