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Formex – Essence Leggera FortyOne – Automatic Chronometer – SPACE ROCK – Limited Edition 41mm – Rubber Strap

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With this dial made from an extraterrestrial rock called Muonionalusta, you have over 4 billion years of history on your wrist. This meteorite impacted the Earth’s atmosphere in an area north of the Arctic Circle about four ice ages ago. Special processing and treatment is required to create the dial in order to bring out the characteristic features of this iron meteorite. The beautiful equilateral triangles that form the Widmanstätten pattern are the result of very slow cooling over millions of years, changing the crystalline structure of the minerals in the asteroid’s core. Since the textures are organic and cannot be artificially reproduced, each individual dial is an absolute one-off. The watch, limited to just 88 pieces, is equipped with a high-precision, COSC-certified Swiss automatic movement. It has the same proven and patented features as the ultra-light ceramic/carbon Essence Leggera line, such as the Case Suspension System and a carbon fiber folding clasp with a unique micro-adjustment system that adapts perfectly to the changing size of the wrist due to heat and humidity.

More information about the essence in our Blogpost: Formex Essence Chronometer Blue – A love confession

Movement: Swiss Made STP1-11 Automatic, highest quality level (COSC Chronometer certified) with date, fully decorated, Skeletonized rotor, blued screws
Case: Forged Carbon, weight: 50g (1.76oz), patented case suspension, 41mm in diameter, 10mm thickness,
Bezel: Zirconium-oxide-Ceramic
Water resistance: 10 ATM / 100 meters / 330 feet
Strap: Black rubber strap

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About this watch

Robust. The deep black color is achieved through material choice rather than surface coating like DLC or PVD, which ensures that your watch will always stay black. With a hardness that surpasses that of any traditional metal used in watchmaking, Zirconium Oxide ceramic is a scratch-proof material that will never show any signs of wear or aging. Being the most exposed components of a watch case, both bezel and crown are made of this high-tech ceramic.

Luxurious. Hand-finished with undiluted passion, the Essence is crafted with an execution only found in high-end timepieces. The movement’s accuracy has been tested and certified by COSC, the official Swiss Testing Institute for Swiss Chronometer.

Comfortable. Our patented Case Suspension System and carbon fiber composite clasp with patented Fine Adjustment System adapt to your wrist movements and daily adventures.

Bold. Above a complex construction lies an elaborate case with a feather-light Carbon Composite case with titanium container, which was entirely developed in-house.

Yours. You don’t have to sit in the lap of luxury to put something luxurious on your wrist. Our direct-to-consumer approach means you’ll get high quality watches at a fraction of the cost of any comparable Swiss timepiece.

FORMEX 1.0: 1999 – 2015

With a strong emphasis on comfort, functionality and a very unique design, the founders of Formex took to the drawing boards in 1998. By the end of 1999, the first FORMEX watch was born and opened the door for a new generation of timepieces. Inspired by the engineering and mechanics of high-performance racing cars and bikes, it featured the brand’s signature patented Case Suspension System, which led to a more robust and comfortable watch. The brand name is a combination of the two French words “forme extrème”, extreme shape. In the following decade, FORMEX launched various collections of modern timepieces and became widely recognized among aficionados of extraordinarily designed sports watches.

 

FORMEX 2.0: 2016 – going forward

In October 2016, FORMEX completely opted out of brick and mortar sales, going down the direct and online-only route. Being detached from any retailer and selling exclusively on the Online Shop and a few selected online shops, FORMEX is no longer bound to the conventional, exorbitant sales margins applied in the watch industry and are now in direct contact with its customer in all stages of buying and owning a watch. The direct to consumer model allows FORMEX to create exactly the consumer experience we want our customers to have, and gives the customers all the attention they deserve before and after having bought a watch. The new FORMEX models are infused with a dedication for Speed, Precision, Mechanics and Adrenaline – Passions shared with a team of young athletes pursuing their dream to be the best at what they do.

Learn more about Formex watches and their technical features in our blog post: COSC-certified high-tech for the wrist

Additional information

Additional information

Watch Brand

Formex

Watch Case Color

Black

Watch Dial Color

Grey

Watch Band Color

Black

Watch Band Type

Rubber

Watch Case Material

Carbon Fiber

Watch Case Width

41 mm

Watch Date

Yes

Watch Designed In

Switzerland

Watch Gender

Mens

Watch Glass

Anti-reflective and Hard-Coated, Sapphire crystal on Top and Bottom

Watch Hands

3

Watch Movement

Automatic, Swiss Made STP1-11

Watch Series

Essence

Watch Movement Type

Analog

Watch Packaging

Box & Papers

Watch Style

Chronometer, Classic, Urban

Watch Warranty

3 Years

Watch Water Resistancy

10 ATM

Watch Band Lug Width

22 mm

Watch Case Thickness

10 mm

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