A wide and extremely attractive selection of collectible timepieces from leading collectors, such as Goldberger with the third part of the famous “Rolex Connoisseur Collection”. Also offered: an assortment of the most sought-after contemporary watches such as the platinum Patek Philippe Nautilus, some very rare examples of the Royal Oak, a single owner’s collection of extraordinary Stella dials Rolex DayDates.
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104 Franck Muller Fine and Attractive, Casablanca, Perpetual Automatic Perpetual Calendar Wristwatch in Platinum, Reference 5850 QP 24, With Warranty and Additional Links
Estimate: € 20,000 – 40,000
Sold € 24,050
Reference: 5850 QP 24
Case Material: Platinum
Bracelet Material: Platinum
Case N°: N° 14
Dimensions: 32 × 39 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case
Accessories: Warranty and Additional Links
The present Casablanca perpetual calendar reference 5850 QP 24 showcases Franck Muller’s innovative approach to watchmaking. The large yet comfortable two curved body case with concave lugs was crafted from a solid block of platinum, conferring the watch with a luxurious heft and robust feel. The dial bears the expected information for a traditional perpetual calendar layout subsidiary dials for the days, week, months and the leap year, aperture for the moon phases and blued steel spade hands. The oversized black Arabic numbers indeed make great use of the unique dial shape, further-enhancing the overall legibility. The automatic movement, furthermore, makes this watch a daily usable and easy-to-set perpetual calendar. Dated from 1998, the watch is offered with its original certificate, and additional links.