Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

LOT 255

FRANCK MULLER CRAZY HOURS TOURBILLON WHITE GOLD Franck Muller, Geneve, "Crazy Hours Tourbillon" No. 11, Ref. 1300 T CH. Sold on April 1st, 2008. Very fine and rare, large, curved rectangular, 18K white gold wristwatch with visible one-minute flying tourbillon regulator, non-sequential numerals, jump-hours and an 18K white gold Franck Muller buckle. Accompanied by a Franck Muller box and Certificate of Origin.

CHF 40,000 - 60,000

HKD 320,000 - 480,000 / USD 41,000 - 62,000

Two-body, heavy, polished and brushed, straight lugs, transparent case back with 4 screws, sapphire crystals. Guilloché black and translucent laquered with random "ghost" numerals and luminous oversized radial non-sequential Arabic numerals, aperture for the flying tourbillion cage at 6, carrying the part numeral "8" acting as the seconds hand. Luminous blued steel pear and double-feuille hands. Cal. FM2001-2HF, "first quality", rhodium-plated, hand engraved, arched rectangular, 21 jewels, lateral lever escapement with one-minute flying tourbillon regulator, 2 serpentine arm gilt cage, monometallic balance with timing screws, adjusted to all positions, self-compensating flat balance- spring, shock absorber.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIM. 48.5 x 35 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm.