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Watch maker Frédérique Constant wins “Watch of the Year Award 2005"

Jun '05
Watch producer & marketer Frédérique Constant wins award.

June the 4th Noordwijk, the Netherlands. They are very proud to announce that Frédérique Constant Genève has won the title “ Watch of the Year 2005” in the class up to € 3000. The title was given to Frédérique Constant Heart Beat Manufacture Caliber FC-910.

The prize winners were announced during the annual “Horloge Gala” which was held at the prestigious “Huis ter Duin” Hotel in Noordwijk situated on the Dutch coast.

The award was presented to Frédérique Constant by chairman of the jury mr. Ron Wooter (“Director of the International Clock and Watch Department of Sotheby`s” in Amsterdam). On behalf of the jury he explained the choice for Frédérique Constant in winning the award. “ The excellent price/quality ratio together with its appealing design is a superb combination. In addition, Frédérique Constant has completely designed and produced this movement making it a true Manufacture movement”.

The prize was handed to mr. Peter Constant Stas, founder and owner of Frédérique Constant Genève and mr. Ralph Simons, representing Paul Simons Watches & Design and distributor for Frédérique Constant in the Netherlands.

Mr. Stas was very much delighted about winning this award: “ It is a true honour and a great pleasure to recieve this award. A great reward for the two and half years we worked passionately on the developping this caliber. The Heart Beat Manufacture Caliber was developped by Frédérique Constant together with a team of 8 specialists from the “École d'Horlogerie de Genève, École d'Ingenieurs de Genève and the Horloge Vakschool Zadkine in Rotterdam. For the production aspect, a team of 14 specialists was carefully selected.

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