Here is a story that lasts! Indeed, it is already twelve years that France Constant is “associated” with the Healey cars. And within the framework of this beautiful partnership, the watchmaker has just unveiled three limited series Vintage Rally; Watches of 40 mm, “three date hands” of vintage inspiration that will each be produced in 2,888 copies. Starting from 1,450 euros.
Polished 40 mm case, this city watch with the look of a vintage sportsman, has an automatic mechanical caliber, a power reserve of 38. The latter is visible through the transparent bottom. Three versions are available: one steel version and two versions in pink gold plated (our favorite).
The dial is either anthracite or silver. In both cases, it is decorated with a graduated and colored “track” that evokes the wheel of a car. To this is added a railway for the seconds on the periphery of the dial. The needles, as well as the indexes mens Breitling replica watches uk and the three large Arabic numerals are coated with Superluminova to ensure readability even at night. The date is at 3 o’clock and the Healey logo at 6 o’clock.
These limited series are equipped with a calf leather strap, anthracite with white or red stitching according to the versions. Each watch will be published with 2,888 copies each. These novelties are presented, as always, in a beautiful cabinet and are accompanied by a miniature replica of the Healey NOJ393 automobile.
France Constant has been involved for many years in vintage car rallies. Automotive and watchmaking have many commonalities like the same requirement in terms of engineering, innovation and artistic expression.