The New Havana Dial
F.P. Journe has also created a warm-coloured dial that perfectly matches the 40mm platinum cases and the caramel alligator straps of the Octa Automatique Réserve and the Octa Automatique Lune. The dial colour is unique to F.P Journe, a result of the company’s well-tended independence, which ensures its creative freedom. It was developed by Journe’s own dialmakers, Les Cadraniers de Genève, in a process lasting several months. In essence, it is a combination of gold and ruthenium. But to get the colour just right required many adjustments to the formula. The two models represent a watchmaking ideal blending comfort, innovation and reliability. The one-meter long mainspring and extremely fast automatic winding give these watches autonomy of more than five days and make them very comfortable to wear. A specific wheel train allows precise moon phase indications for the Octa Automatique Lune.