Franck Muller - Phillips Watches Online Auction: The Hong Kong Sessions, Spring 2024 Hong Kong Tuesday, March 19, 2024 | Phillips
  • Manufacturer: Franck Muller
    Year: Circa 2007
    Reference No: 5850 RM S6 A
    Case No: 00
    Model Name: Cintrée Curvex
    Material: 18K pink gold
    Calibre: Automatic, cal. 35, 39 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Crocodile
    Clasp/Buckle: 18K pink gold Franck Muller pin buckle
    Dimensions: 38.5mm length x 32mm width
    Signed: Case, dial, movement and buckle signed
    Accessories: Accompanied by Franck Muller certificate stamped Franck Muller Tokyo, Japan dated 7th January 2007, unsigned pouch, fitted presentation box and outer packaging.

  • Catalogue Essay

    - Franck Muller has earned a distinguished reputation in the world of haute horology for crafting extraordinary timepieces since the 90s. These exceptional watches are renowned for their incorporation of intricate complications within their signature tonneau-shaped cases, showcasing unparalleled precision and elegance.

    - Upon close examination of the current watch, you may initially perceive a seemingly plain guilloché dial. However, once you notice the slider situated at the side, you will instantly realize that the true highlight lies on the back of the timepiece. Revealing a captivating automatic movement through the sapphire crystal display back, this watch showcases the enchanting interplay of hammers and gongs, which harmoniously chime the current time at your command. Furthermore, the baseplates and even the platinum rotor are adorned with majestic engraved patterns, adding to the watch's allure.

    - Complete with all its accompanying accessories, this mechanical masterpiece numbered “00” could be one of the earliest examples in the market. It is surely to captivate watch enthusiasts from all corners of the globe who possess a deep appreciation for the minute repeating complication.

  • Artist Biography

    Franck Muller

    Swiss • 1991

    Specializing in top-quality timepieces, Swiss watchmaking company Franck Muller was founded in 1991 in Geneva. The company was named after watchmaker Franck Muller, also known as the "Master of Complications," and Vartan Sirmakes, Co-Founder and CEO of the Franck Muller Group. Shortly after graduating from watchmaking school in the 1980s, Muller was among the first to create his own tourbillon wristwatch, along with world-renowned brands Patek Philippe and Vacheron Constantin.

    In addition to Muller's fine craftsmanship and intricate complications, the brand is often recognized for its modern designs and colorful flare. To date, the brand's notable lines are the Curvex, Crazy Hours, Casablanca, Conquistador, Long Island and Aeternitas, as well as Revolution2 and Revolution3.

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Ref. 5850 RM S6 A
A fine and rare pink gold tonneau-shaped minute repeating wristwatch with engraved movement and platinum rotor, certificate and presentation box, numbered 00

Circa 2007
38.5mm length x 32mm width
Case, dial, movement and buckle signed

HK$200,000 - 400,000 

Sold for HK$330,200

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Phillips Watches Online Auction: The Hong Kong Sessions, Spring 2024

19 - 26 March 2024