F. P. Journe Centigraphe Souverain Centigraphe Souverain Platinum (34790)

34790 FP Journe Centigraphe Souverain, platinum case on a alligator strap with a platinum tang buckle, manual wind FP Journe caliber 1506 movement, 80 hour power reserve, foudryonte display at 9 o clock, hronograph can time intervals of 1/100th of a second making it possible to time an object moving at 360,000 km/hr, silver dial, red accents, sapphire crystal, display back, diameter 40mm, thickness 10.5mm, Like New with box and papers; dated January 2011.


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This is an 18K platinum FP Journe Centigraphe Souverain. It has a leather strap with a matching platinum Tang Buckle. The solid two-body case, downturned lugs, and rounded bezel are polished, as is the lever at 2 o'clock, and the winding crown. It has a sapphire crystal lens and exhibition back secured with 6 screws. There is a foudryonte display at 10 o'clock, and the chronograph is capable of timing 1/100th second intervals (or an object moving 360,000 Km/hour, while the lever starts/stops, and resets the chronograph. The dial is white gold/silver with blued steel Journe hands and black painted radial Arabic numeral index markers. A raised trio of silver guilloche subsidiary displays includes the 1-second aperture at 10 o'clock, the 20-second at 2 o'clock, and the 10-minute at 6. Each has a time scale in red, and a tachymeter in black. It has an 80-hour power reserve at full wind without engaging the chronograph, and 24 hours with the chronograph running. The dial, case, movement, and bracelet are all signed.

This FP Journe Centigraphe Souverain has a mechanical manual winding F.P. Journe caliber 1506 movement that's gold with fausses cotes embellishment. It's constructed with 49 jewels, 259 components, a shock absorber mechanism, and a straight-line lever escapement. It includes a monometallic 4-arm balance with 4 timing weights that are adjusted to 5 positions, and an anachron self-compensating free-sprung flat balance spring. The mechanism oscillates at 21,600 vph. (3 Hz).

F.P. Journe received the “Aiguille d’Or” at the 2008 Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix for the Centigraphe Souverain, as well as the “Watch of the Year” on Timezone.com. In 2009 it won the “Best Technique Innovation Watch” at the Champions of Time competition in China.