|Quick specs Frederique Constant Runabout Automatic 2016
Price: € 1.790 | approx. $ 1,960 (Rose Gold)
€ 1.450 | approx. $ 1.585 (Steel)
Size: 43 mm
Reference: FC-303RMC6B4 (Rose Gold) | FC-303RMS6B6 (Steel)
These two Frederique Constant Runabout Automatic watches are the latest Runabouts from the Swiss watchmaker. A runabout is a small yacht and it dates back to the 1920s. Originally small, fast and powerful, made of highly polished wood and chrome. They could accommodate four to eight people and were fairly adept at moving swiftly on the water.
In 2009, Frederique Constant began a longstanding partnership with the Riva Historical Society. The goal of this charitable group is to help the owners of Riva boats conserve their vessels in the best possible way. This non-profit organization was founded by the architect Piero Maria Gibellini along with the engineer Carlo Riva and a group of friends. Preserving still-existing Riva boats is their main purpose.
The Frederique Constant Runabout Automatic 2016 comes in rose gold or steel
Inside the Frederique Constant Runabout Automatic 2016 is the FC-303 automatic caliber, which is assembled in the Frederique Constant manufacture. This self-winding caliber with its frequency of 28 800 alt/h and its 25 jewels has a 42-hour power reserve.
The Frederique Constant Runabout Automatic 2016 feature a 43-mm case, in either rose gold plated or stainless steel. The glass is made from diamond-hard convex sapphire crystal on both sides of the watch. So you will have a clear view on the movement. The flag of the Riva Historical Society is etched into the case back window, as a tribute to this association and to the runabout gentlemen’s sport boats of the roaring twenties.
The silvered or brown dials have a guilloche decoration in the center and Arabic numeral markers. The hands and indexes are luminescent. The case of this sailing watch is water-resistant to approximately 30 meters.
Each of the 2,888 pieces made, are delivered in a gift box that offers a miniature wooden powerboat that pays an homage to the design of the golden age of the 1920s.
technical data Frederique Constant Runabout Automatic 2016
FC-303RMC6B4 (Rose Gold) | FC-303RMS6B6 (Steel)
FC-303 Caliber | Automatic movement | 26 jewels | 38 hours power reserve | 28’800 alt/h | Hours, minutes, seconds, date
Rose gold plated polished stainless steel or polished stainless steel 3-parts case | Diameter: 43 mm | Convex sapphire crystal | See-through case back | Water-resistant to 10 ATM
|Dial Rose Gold version:
Chocolate dial | guilloché decoration and applied rose gold luminous indexes | Date display at 6 o’clock | Hand polished rose gold plated hour and minute hands with luminous
Dial Steel version:
Silvered dial | guilloché decoration and applied Pearl Black luminous indexes | Date display at 6 o’clock | Hand polished pearl black hour and minute hands with luminous
|Strap Rose Gold version:
Brown leather strap with folding buckle
Strap Steel version:
Dark Grey leather strap with folding buckle
|Price Frederique Constant Runabout Automatic Rose Gold:
€ 1.790 | approx. $ 1,960
Price Frederique Constant Runabout Automatic Steel:
€ 1.450 | approx. $ 1.585