Important Collector's Wristwatches, P...

New York, Dec 01, 2004

LOT 250

Franck Muller, Geneve, "Tourbillon - Split-Seconds - Perpetual - Equation of Time", No. 04, Ref. 1790 QPTR. Produced in the 1990s. Extremely fine and rare, astronomic, platinum gentleman?s wristwatch with one-minute tourbillon regulator, co-axial round button split-seconds chronograph, perpetual calendar, moon phases, retrograde equation of time and a platinum Franck Muller buckle.

USD 100,000 - 150,000

EUR 80,000 - 120,000

Sold: USD 94,300

C. Three-body, solid, polished, transparent and hand-engraved case back, straight and rounded lugs, sapphire crystals. D. Satine silver with applied blued steel pyramid indexes on an outer ?guilloche? reserve, ?guilloché? ring dials for the days of the month, of the week, the leap year, the 24 hours and 30-minute register, at 9 sector for the retrograde equation of time, aperture for the moon phases. Blued steel ?Breguet" hands. M. Cal. 14???, hand-engraved, rhodium plated, 26 jewels, lateral lever escapement with one-minute tourbillon regulator with A-shaped steel frame, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring.Dial and movement signed.Diam. 39 mm

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Grading System
Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1

As new

Dial: 1 - 01