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FRANCK MULLER. THE MOST COMPLICATED WRISTWATCH EVER MADE IN THE WORLD: A SPECTACULAR, OVERSIZED AND HIGHLY COMPLICATED 18K WHITE GOLD AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH 36 COMPLICATIONS INCLUDING MINUTE REPEATING, GRANDE AND PETITE SONNERIE, CARILLON WESTMINSTER CHIMES, TOURBILLON, SPLIT SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH, SECULAR PERPETUAL CALENDAR, EQUATION OF TIME, ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE AND BOX

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Christie's is honored and humbled to offer for the first time at auction the majestic Aetertnitas Mega 4. 1,483 components combine to create 36 functions making this the most complicated wristwatch ever produced to date. A masterpiece, a wonder, a joy; no words can express the beauty and desirability of this watch. Years and years of horological production have led to a true ultimate in both its works and in its design. To hold it is to be beyond belief, to hold it is to gasp at its presence, to hold it is to love it. Never before seen on the open market this watch can only be expressed in three words: every collector's dream. Collectors of and Scholars will unanimously agree that this truly magnificent work of art takes a prominent position in the history of watchmaking as one of the most exclusive and important wristwatches ever manufactured.
FRANCK MULLER. THE MOST COMPLICATED WRISTWATCH EVER MADE IN THE WORLD: A SPECTACULAR, OVERSIZED AND HIGHLY COMPLICATED 18K WHITE GOLD AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH 36 COMPLICATIONS INCLUDING MINUTE REPEATING, GRANDE AND PETITE SONNERIE, CARILLON WESTMINSTER CHIMES, TOURBILLON, SPLIT SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH, SECULAR PERPETUAL CALENDAR, EQUATION OF TIME, ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE AND BOX

SIGNED FRANCK MULLER, GENEVE, AETERNITAS MEGA 4 MODEL, REF. 8888 T GS CC R QPS E, NO. 1, CIRCA 2010

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FRANCK MULLER. THE MOST COMPLICATED WRISTWATCH EVER MADE IN THE WORLD: A SPECTACULAR, OVERSIZED AND HIGHLY COMPLICATED 18K WHITE GOLD AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH 36 COMPLICATIONS INCLUDING MINUTE REPEATING, GRANDE AND PETITE SONNERIE, CARILLON WESTMINSTER CHIMES, TOURBILLON, SPLIT SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH, SECULAR PERPETUAL CALENDAR, EQUATION OF TIME, ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE AND BOX SIGNED FRANCK MULLER, GENEVE, AETERNITAS MEGA 4 MODEL, REF. 8888 T GS CC R QPS E, NO. 1, CIRCA 2010 Cal. FM 3480 QPSE automatic lever movement, 99 jewels, one minute tourbillon carriage, Carillon Westminster chimes on 4 hammers and 4 gongs, silvered engine-turned dial displaying the letter B, two large subsidiary dials for day combined with equation of time and month combined with 30 minutes register, four small subsidiary dials for leap year indication, 24 hours indication and two dual time indicators, aperture for one minute tourbillon carriage displaying the letter B, aperture for moon-phases, digital year indicator, two small sectors for sonnerie and movement power reserve indicator, large sector for retrograde hours and date, button in the band at 10 o'clock for minute repeater, button in the band at 11 o'clock for silence/strike function, button in the band at 2 o'clock for Grand/Small strike, button in the band at 4 o'clock for fly back function, button in the crown to activate split seconds chronograph, oversized curved tonneau-shaped case, glazed display back secured by four screws, 18k white gold Franck Muller double deployant buckle, case, dial and movement signed 61 mm. length, 42 mm. width, 19.15 mm height
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Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory, tortoiseshell and crocodile. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.

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US$600,000-1,200,000

With Franck Muller Certificate of Origin and Warranty dated 23 October 2010, instruction manual, fitted presentation box and outer packaging.

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