• Movement 
    Automatic
  • Year of manufacture 
    1970
  • Lot number 
    190
  • Diameter 
    38
  • Location

Description

F. P. JOURNE RÉSONANCE PLATINUM
F. P. Journe, "Invenit et Fecit," "Chronometer à Resonance," No. 225-02R. Made in 2004, sold June 2nd, 2005.
Very fine and rare, two time zone, platinum Chronometer wristwatch with 18K gold resonance controlled
twin independent movements, 40-hour power reserve indication and a platinum F. P. Journe buckle. Accompanied
by the original F. P. Journe fitted box, bill of sale, warranty card and instruction booklet.
Three-body, solid, polished, curved bezel, concave lugs, transparent case back with 6 screws, top
and side crowns engine-turned in "cordes de Marseille" pattern, sapphire crystals.
Matte champagne gold dial mask, twin guilloché matte silver meantime dials with concentric
radial Arabic numerals and minute rings, off-set subsidiary guilloché seconds dials, power-reserve
indication at 12. Blued steel Journe hands.
Cal. F. P. Journe, 13```, 18K pink gold, fausses cotes decoration, twin independent complete trains
set on a single plate, 37 jewels, twin straight-line lever escapements, twin beryllium 4-arm balances
with 4 adjustable timing weights, shock absorbers, self-compensating free-sprung Invar balance
springs. One of the escapements is mounted on a small platform pivoting around the second wheel
by means of rack and pinion to adjust the distance between both balances, in order to find the most
efficient position for resonance synchronization. The crown at 4 synchronizes the second hands.