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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Jun 23, 2012

LOT 331

FRANCK MULLER REF. 7880 RM T, PLATINUM MINUTE-REPEATER TOURBILLON PLATINUM Franck Muller, Geneve, Cintrée Curvex Répétition Tourbillon, No. 09, Ref. 7880 RM T. Made circa 2007. Very fine and very rare, large, curved tonneau-shaped, platinum wristwatch with visible one-minute flying tourbillon regulator, minute repeater, retrograde repeater indicator and an 18K white gold Franck Muller buckle. Accompanied by a fitted box.

C. Two-body, heavy, polished and brushed, transparent case back with 4 screws, sapphire crystals. D. Guilloché silver and translucent laquered with black enamel Arabic numerals, outer minute track, aperture for the fl ying tourbillion cage at 6, slide for the minute repeat on the band, retrograde minute repeater indicator. Blued steel pear and doublefeuille hands. M. First quality, rhodium-plated, hand-engraved, arched rectangular, 32 jewels, lateral lever escapement with one minute fl ying tourbillon regulator, 2 serpentine arm gilt cage, monometallic balance with timing screws, adjusted to all positions, self compensating fl at balance spring, shock absorber. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 36 x 44 mm. Thickness 15 mm.

HKD 550,000 - 800,000

USD 70,000 - 100,000 / EUR 55,000 - 80,000

Sold: HKD 860,000


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3-9

Good

Scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original