Gentlemen drivers listen up, Frederique Constant adds two new timepieces to its Vintage Rally collection this year. Dedicated to the union of automobiles and watchmaking, the Vintage Rally series from Frederique Constant was first created in tribute to the legendary Austin-Healey.
Taking this honour forward is the 2021 models in retro style in a limited edition of 888 pieces each. The timepieces are available in two versions; green and blue and is based on a close collaboration with Austin-Healey who had joined forces with the Swiss watch brand back in 2004.
Marked by the original Healey logo on both the dials of the Vintage Rally Healey Automatic Small Seconds, both the models comes in a 40mm case size. The case of the green version is made of stainless steel and the blue version features a case crafted in polished rose-gold plated stainless steel. The green dial of the watch is home to silver applied indexes and hands while the blue dial version features white indexes with rose-gold plated hands. Both the timepiece are powered by the automatic FC-345 calibre that clocks in a power reserve of 38 hours and offers the function of hours, minutes, small seconds, and date.
Available in a brown leather strap for the green dial version and a navy blue leather strap for the blue version, the price of the watches are INR1.39 lakh (approx.) and INR 1.66 lakhs (approx), respectively.Each piece comes in a collector’s gift set, complete with miniature replica of the NOJ393.