Going Light: F.P. Journe Watches — Up Close with the Titanium Octa Sport and Centigraphe Sport

 |  November 10th, 2014

By Gordon Henderson Heft. Weight. Nice. These are some of the words sometimes used to approximate value of a new-found item of interest. It’s as if the weight of the object is directly related to its assumed value. Typically that mindset holds true in horology, especially when dealing with watches that are encased in gold, rose gold, white gold or platinum. The metal is heavy, the watch is heavy and the price tags are just as weighty. You can imagine my surprise, then,  when this universal truth was turned on its head as I went hands on with the F.P. Journe line of sport watches, the Octa Sport and the Centigraphe Sport. When I first picked up the Octa Sport I…

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