Franc Vila launches a new edition of its original calibre FVi17 Chrono Bicompax Intrepido, a new addition to its Intrepido line of exclusive timepieces, with a classically Vintage feel to it. The FVi17 Chrono Bicompax Intrepido inherits the second evolution of the unique Franc Vila watchcase introduced in 2011. The Vintage Collection features an automatic mechanical movement boasts chronograph Bicompax functions and a prominent date indication. As with all Franc Vila timepieces, the architectural design and construction of the watch reflects embodies the synergy between watchmaking expertise and contemporary design. Utilizing a brushed case and colors of the deep blue Mediterranean Sea, the new timepiece also respects the original philosophy of creating extremely resistant watches for modern active lifestyles.
The case has special “Intrepido” shape with elliptic and circular bezel and protective inserts. There’s also bezel in DieHard Extreme Steel, caseband in titanium and the nicely integrated chronograph start/stop pusher at 2’ and chronograph reset pusher at 4’. Crystal and caseback both in sapphire with double sided anti-glare treatment. Water resistant to 100 meters.
Applied industrial-cut & polished markers reinforced with Superluminova are displayed all around a deep Royal Blue dial. The marker indicating the date is treated with red Superluminova to enhance legibility.
Chronograph seconds indication displayed by central hand. Seconds indication subsidiary dial at 3’. Date indication in window at 6’. Chronograph subsidiary dial at 9’ (minutes).
Inside the watch ticks High Grade Mechanical Self-Winding hand finished complicated movement Caliber FV17. FRANC VILA Exclusive “Gold Concept Rotor”. Power reserve of 42 hours.
The watch comes on a blue crocodile leather sport strap with red stitching and folding clasp, and is limited to only 88 pieces.