Important Collector's Wristwatches, P...

New York, Sep 24, 2003

LOT 193

Franck Muller, "Automatic Perpetual Calendar", No. 16, Ref. 7000 QPEDF. Produced in the 1990's.Very fine and important, double-face, astronomic, center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with perpetual calendar, moon phases, retrograde monthly equation of time, 42 hours autonomy, round button chronograph, tachometer, telemeter and pulsometer with a gold Franck Muller buckle. Accompanied by a box and certificate.

USD 20,000 - 25,000

EUR 18,000 - 23,000

Sold: USD 23,000

C. three-body, polished and brushed, straight lugs, screwed bars, sapphire crystals, transparent case back. D. white and brushed silver with pyramidal blue indexes, auxiliary "guilloché" dials for the days of the week, the months, the leap year, semi-circular graduation for the retrograde indication of the months and equation of time above the 6, graduation for the age of the moon and aperture for the moon phases under the 12, outer 1/5th second scale, on the back, auxiliary brushed silver dialwith outer pulsometer graduation for 30 pulsations, inner telemeter graduation and at the centre, spiral tacometeric scale. "Breguet" blued steel hands. M. Cal. 7000, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 26 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperature, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring, micrometer regulator, platinum rotor.Dial, case and movement signed.Diam. 38 mm.

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Grading System
Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original