Pre-Baselworld 2015 – Introducing the MCT Frequential One F110 (specs and price)

For Baselworld 2015, one of our number one free watchmakers will present their most affordable watch. This ‘value proposition’ is far, far, from being a misjudged watch. MCT ( Manufacture Contemporaine du Temps ) decided to keep what makes its solid DNA, however also somewhat improved on the presentation, with no compromise on the magnificence of the development and of the subtleties. It’s called the MCT Frequential One F110 and we’re disclosing it to you ...

Pre-Baselworld 2015 – Introducing the MCT Frequential One F110 (specs and price)

For Baselworld 2015, one of our number one free watchmakers will present their most affordable watch. This ‘value proposition’ is far, far, from being a misjudged watch. MCT ( Manufacture Contemporaine du Temps ) decided to keep what makes its solid DNA, however also somewhat improved on the presentation, with no compromise on the magnificence of the development and of the subtleties. It’s called the MCT Frequential One F110 and we’re disclosing it to you not long before Baselworld.

MCT’s Sequential assortment comprises the 45mm square-formed MCT Sequential One , the Sequential One S110 , and the round Sequential Two . These watches highlight an extremely abnormal and exceptionally engaging showcase, composed of a rotating module with crystals for the hours. The square Sequential One displays demonstrate time with a retrograde hand on 270° for the minutes and a focal module moving from 90° consistently. On the round Sequential Two, the focal moment hand makes a 360º pivot. The crystal instrument, as great and in fact progressed it very well may be, stays a complicated piece of horological designing, which means it affects the value (near six figures in Euros, CHF or USD). To make MCT watches accessible for additional authorities and to grow its reputation, MCT chose to go for a more straightforward watch that remains absolutely in the vein of their past creations.

The first point that must be said about the MCT Frequential One F110 is that, even without the crystals, it’s quickly evident that the Frequential One is legitimate MCT, and highlights a large portion of the brand’s DNA. It brings back the now notorious square-formed case with the twofold skeletonized drags. With its more modest measurements at 42mm (rather than 45mm) the case becomes simpler to wear. The case is made of a few layers of Grade 5 titanium, cleaned, dot impacted or brushed and afterward covered with dark DLC. Another vital subtleties, is that it keeps its “sandwich construction” with a strip of sapphire gem in the caseband, to welcome some light on the development and its Geneva Stripes.

Another detail that alludes to the past watches is the cross-molded scaffold on the top – like the one we can discover on the complicated MCT Sequential One S110 . In any case, what truly gets the attention is the drifting equilibrium wheel that sits directly in the center of the dial and that appears to be completely isolated from the remainder of the development. The primary thought was to bring this halfway mounted and suspended escapement module together with a conventional presentation of hours and minutes. From this beginning stage, the fundamental test was to bring the get away from wheel to the middle by moving the transmission from under the development into the center. As should be obvious, time isn’t shown by rotating modules with crystals and a retrograde hand however by two old style turning hands.

It could appear simple to accomplish yet in any case, the hands are not mounted on an old style pivot that comes out of the development. All things being equal, they are guided by a metal ball, are seen outwardly of the focal escapement and put on a ruby roller. The development is completely evolved and configuration in-house by the MCT groups. The MCT Frequential One F110 shows completely darkened extensions with haute-horlogerie completes: skeletonized scaffolds to hold the barrels, hand-cleaned inclined points, Geneva stripes and round graining. It highlights, along with the halfway mounted equilibrium wheel, two-barrel and a force hold pointer at 12.

The MCT Frequential One F110 may dispose of the sublime and surprising MCT show, it anyway carries the chance to have an extremely cool piece of present day horology, with fascinating movements on the dial (spacial hands and suspended equilibrium wheel) at a more sensible cost, as it will be accessible for 44.500 Swiss Francs (ex. taxes).

More about it on  www.mctwatches.com