F.P.Journe Octa Sport Indy 500, Black Dial, Limited Edition to 99 Pieces - Black Aluminium on Strap

$27,995

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Basic Info

Ref. No. Octa Sport Indy 500
Code 11702
Movement Automatic
Case material Aluminum
Bracelet material Rubber
Location United States, New York, New York
Price $27,995
Availability On request

Caliber

Movement Automatic
Movement/Caliber 1300.3
Power reserve 120 h

Case

Case material Aluminum
Case diameter 42 mm
Glass Sapphire Glass
Dial Black
Dial numerals Arabic numerals

Bracelet/strap

Bracelet material Rubber
Bracelet color Black
Clasp Double-fold clasp

Functions

Date

Others

Display Back, Small Seconds, Luminescent Numerals, Luminescent Hands, Limited Edition

Description

F.P.Journe Octa Sport Indy 500 Black Aluminium 42mm Limited Edition 99 Pieces, 5-Day Power Reserve, Day/Night Indicator, Blackened Aluminium Arabic Dial, Black Rubber Strap, Automatic, Skeleton Back This 2013 exclusive Limited Series of 99 pieces was unveiled and available to Boutiques Only. Made in commemoration of Jean Alesi's participation to the Indianapolis 500-mile race, in Aluminium alloy, with blackened case and black rubber strap In commemoration of Jean Alesi's participation to the emblematic Indianapolis 500 miles race, F.P.Journe has created a Limited Series of 99 pieces, the "Octa Sport Indy 500", numbered 501 to 599. Inspired by the Octa Sport, it is produced in high technology Aluminium alloy used in the Aeronautics. The blackened Aluminium case and black dial, with the F.P.Journe Invenit et Fecit signature. The majority of the 99 pieces of this rare limited edition featured the logos Indy 500, Lotus and Jean Alesi on the dial of the watch. This even RARER limited edition model features the dial WITHOUT the large logos on the dial. A watch of an astounding lightness for absolute comfort as it only weights in its whole 53 grams. It is thought and conceived specifically for a sportive lifestyle, and coupled with an automatic movement of authentic high horology. The "Octa Sport Indy 500" offers a 120 hours power and features central hour and minutes, small second at 5h00, power reserve at 10h30, day/night indication at 8h00 and a large date at 1h00. F.P.Journe undertook long researches to find an ultra light and resistant material to receive this exceptional calibre; while maintaining the standards of high horology so specific to the F.P.Journe Manufacture. The "Octa Sport Indy 500" features the new all Aluminium alloy F.P.Journe movement reserved exclusively to the models of the lineSport. The brand also perfected different methods of processing in order to make the aluminium scratch resistant and give it anti-corrosive and anti- allergic properties. The "Octa Sport Indy 500" Aluminum alloy movement still preserves the properties of all F.P. Journe Octa calibers, with a five day power reserve and a variable inertia balance wheel for an optimum yield and an irreproachable stability. Rubber inserts are fixed with an outstanding process to the sides of the case to efficiently protect the watch from any shocks, in line with bumpers of ancient automobiles. The crown and the folding clasp, engraved with the F.P.Journe signature, are also covered with a rubber coating.

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