Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Feb 26, 2012

LOT 113

FRANCK MULLER REF. 1790QTJ PERPETUAL CALENDAR TOURBILLON RATTRAPANTE YELLOW GOLD NO. 01 Franck Muller, Genève, Tourbillon - Calendrier Perpétuel - Chronographe Rattrapante, No. 01, Ref. 1790QTJ. Made circa 2002. Very fine and rare, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with one minute tourbillon regulator, round button split-seconds chronograph, register, perpetual calendar, leap year indication and an 18K yellow gold Franck Muller buckle. Accompanied by the fitted box. To be sold without reserve

HKD 400,000 - 550,000

USD 50,000 - 70,000 / EUR 40,000 - 55,000

Sold: HKD 512,000

C. Three-body, solid, polished, straight and rounded lugs, transparent case back, sapphire crystals. D. Satiné silver with applied blued steel pyramid indexes on a ?guilloché? reserve, ?guilloché? ring dials for the days of the months, of the week, the months, the leap year and the 30-minute register. Blued steel ?Breguet? hands. M. Cal. 14???, hand-engraved, gilt, 28 jewels, lateral lever escapement with one-minute tourbillon regulator with A-shaped steel frame under a polished steel cock, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial signed, case numbered. Diam. 37 mm. Thickness 15 mm

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Grading System
Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original