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F.P. Journe Resonnance - the 2019 edition
this is the final edition of the Resonance, only produced this year.
How do you like it? compared to the older versions?
I like it more and more. I really like that the subdials are printed in blue and I like the simpler design of of the new dials. In fact Im thinking Im beginning to prefer the simpler graphics. This version is obviously meant to be used for two timezones with the 24h dial on the left. However, I much prefer the hands to be in symmetry. Even when I travel with my Resonance I keep both the dials set to local time. Its just how I prefer it. That is purely a personal preference though. I can see how it can make a useful tool for people who travel a lot.
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F.P. Journe Resonnance - the 2019 edition
this is the final edition of the Resonance, only produced this year. How do you like it? compared to the older versions? I like it more and more. I really like that the subdials are printed in blue and I like the simpler design of of the new dials. In fac...
It's a nice homage to the original but just not the same...
Im basically the same
However Im beginning to see it as a way to utilize the watch as more of a useful "instrument" rather than the expression of the Resonance phenomenon.
I like the earlier dial version as I am not too keen on the light blue numerals. Just me
Well, dear sham
I feel the blue print works really well with the hands Your opinion is as valid, of course
Thank you, Sir!
Fun idea you express. If this had been the first . what would people have thought ;-) LOL
Christian, I love it because...
Firstly, the colours are beautifully chosen and would look great with a white shirt and secondly, having both a 24hour dial and a traditional dial would be very useful for traveling. As for the symmetry, you only see half the dial with a long sleeve shirt...
Yes, dear Tabby
Mine too. that just works so well. its the same for the Minute repeater vs. Chronometre Souverain. when you see them side by side, those blue numbers...;-)
Completing a set
This would be a piece to add if I were completing a resonance set - ie. V1, V2 (parking meter) and V3 shown here. For someone acquiring 'only' one resonance for their collection, the original 38mm is the one to go with in my opinion. This one is quite nic...
I see your point
it is somehow not as "iconic" or true to the concept as the orignal. I also think it is meant as such. Lets say around 50 will be produced in the end. Thats more directed at collectors than a piece which is an updated part of a collection. I also agree wi...
I do however see this model being a highly desirable version in the future due to its unique layout and very limited nature with a one year model run (that sold out very quickly). It's by far the best "travel" version, so will be the one to wear when trav...
I've been a long time reader and love the fact the FP Journe forum is back. I'll try and post a photo or two of some of my special pieces. As for this Resonance, I'm one of those collectors who wanted to complete the set... well, until next year's version...
That is amazing
I can only say we are extremely happy to have you here. I hope you will post often. I have been considering making such a set also since my love for the Resonance is very big. Have you received your “2019” yet? Yes, next year will be very, very exciting 😃...
I think you will love it
and you can actually read the tie on the 24H hand. Please post it and tell us about your experiences with it when you have had time to enjoy it. br Christian
Wish I could be joining you on the resonance set collection. Hope to see a photo or two when you have a moment to share. Best, Colton
I do like this model a lot .
Also a big fan of the older version but i realy like this final edition . Love the blue numerals and 24/12 indication .
I think the more I look at it
that this piece has something going for it that the "parking meter" didnt. (The Parking meter was fun) I think this is a proper attempt to improve on the dials while insisting that the 24/12 configuration is repeated and to be taken serious. The way I see...
This power reserve...
with '0' being on top and '40' on the bottom drives me crazy. FPJ isn't the only one who does it but is a big offender. 'Full' should be shown on top. This is common sense. The way it's presented here is counter-intuitive.
Well it comes from a horological tradition
of navigational chronometers. I believe you would use a reading of how many hours since last wind, as part of calculating your position. (PLS dont shoot me for not being able to give you the proper explanation. I understood it once but I happily forgot a ...
Very interesting info...
I will look into it. But, to me, it still makes no sense when reading it at-a-glance. Some manufacturers do it the "correct" way. Even FPJ gets it right on some dials : )