F. P. Journe

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F.P. Journe is a Swiss high-end watch manufacture founded in 1999 and named after the founder, François-Paul Journe.wikipedia
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F.P. Journe is a Swiss high-end watch manufacture founded in 1999 and named after the founder, François-Paul Journe.
F. P. Journe

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F.P. Journe is a Swiss high-end watch manufacture founded in 1999 and named after the founder, François-Paul Journe.

Chronometer watch

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The only three-time winner of the Aiguille d'Or grand prize from the Fondation du Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève, F.P. Journe focuses on complex precision chronometers with a production of around 800 watches per year.

Meyrin

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F.P. Journe also owns its own casemaker, Les Boîtiers de Genève, and its own dialmaker, Les Cadraniers de Genève, housed in the same facility in Meyrin, a municipality in the Canton of Geneva.

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F.P. Journe also owns its own casemaker, Les Boîtiers de Genève, and its own dialmaker, Les Cadraniers de Genève, housed in the same facility in Meyrin, a municipality in the Canton of Geneva.

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The company's motto, Invenit et Fecit (Latin for "[He] invented it and made it"), denotes that the company designs and builds the entirety of the watch movements.

Watch

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The company's motto, Invenit et Fecit (Latin for "[He] invented it and made it"), denotes that the company designs and builds the entirety of the watch movements.

Marseille

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François-Paul Journe was born in Marseille in 1957.

The Chainsmokers

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An unruly child, he was sent to a local technical college at the age of 14. He went on to graduate from the Paris watchmaking school in 1976.

Lusso (magazine)

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Journe was interviewed in 2008 by Lusso magazine.

Tourbillon

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F.P. Journe participated in the Only Watch auction for the first time in 2015, submitting the Tourbillon Souverain Bleu - a tourbillon watch based on the Chronomètre Bleu, including a chrome blue dial and a tantalum case, the latter which is very rare for a tourbillon.

Remontoire

As with the standard Tourbillon Souverain, it features an in-house rose gold movement and remontoire d'egalite, as well as dead beat seconds.

Tokyo

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Tokyo, opened May 2003

Geneva

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F.P. Journe is the only watchmaker still based in central Geneva, with company headquarters, manufacturing facilities, and an exhibition space with library housed in a converted gaslamp factory in the Coulouvreniere Rois neighborhood.

New York City

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New York City, opened November 2009

Miami

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Miami (Bal Harbour), opened December 2012

Bal Harbour, Florida

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Miami (Bal Harbour), opened December 2012

Los Angeles

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Los Angeles (West Hollywood), opened July 2013

West Hollywood, California

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Los Angeles (West Hollywood), opened July 2013

Beirut

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Beirut, opened September 2014

Kiev

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Kiev, opened February 2017

Prix Gaïa

1994 François-Paul Journe, Artisanat-creation, François Mercier, Histoire-recherches, Anton Bally, Esprit d'entreprise