The very first Franck Muller wrist watches were unveiled in 1983 after a long period of research and effort. Indeed, the complicated calibres within were all in house developed, with Mr. Muller recognising the demand among watch connoisseurs for a fresh timepiece that nonetheless had all the necessary complications.
Of particular import to Muller was the tourbillon, an invention over 200 years old that had initially been created to improve the accuracy of watches. In what is still looked upon as a pioneering move in modern horology, Muller designed and made a watch with a tourbillon that was not only visible but which took centre stage on the face of the watch. It was this revolutionary approach that led to Muller being recognised as the true master of modern Swiss horological complications.
Since then, the name Franck Muller has become one that immediately brings to mind bold designs and luxurious finishing. Adhering to principles of haute horlogerie and always searching to improve on complications, the brand has developed into one of the industry’s most forward thinking and Franck Muller watches have become some of the most highly desired on the planet.
Today, Franck Muller watches are easily recognisable as a result of their unique tonneau case that is frequently seen as the most significant silhouette the brand has created. Above all, Muller’s watches are known for their incredibly intricate complications and revolutionary case design.
Franck Muller's Unique Style
In addition, Franck Muller watches became immediately recognisable due to an original and gorgeous use of numeral. The dials are highly complex pieces of engineering that take many hours to produce. Indeed, they follow beautiful curves which compose of the whole of the case structure.
Using only the very best guilloche and with quality and accuracy at the heart of all they do, the brand is renowned for vibrant dials that use hues like blue in some of their most iconic and adored styles. Certainly, with such a fine array of cases, dials and incredibly complex movements, all developed in house, it is little wonder that Franck Muller pieces such as the Casablanca have gone down as some of the most timelessly elegant in modern history.
The Franck Muller Casablanca is, without a doubt, one of the truly iconic modern Swiss watches. With a clean and sober design that is somehow also truly pioneering, the incredibly complex inner movement is protected by a unique case that shows off the design flair for which Muller is so renowned. There can be little surprise that Franck Muller watches such as the Casablanca are among the most sought after on the planet.