Last year the Franck Muller brand celebrated its twentieth anniversary. This Swiss company was established in 1991. And now this young organization it is one of the effective leaders of watchmaking industry. Probably, success of the company is based on careful control of each stage of the producing. It gives Franck Muller a great opportunity to make unique luxury watches of the highest quality in the shortest terms. Thus high reputation and business success of this company are fairly deserved.
The Long Island collection is one of the flagship products of Franck Muller. It is the modern interpretation of Novechento style. The architectural concept of all the watches in collection eulogizes spirit of the art deco, one of favorite sources of inspiration for the Franck Muller brand. All the watch models have gotten pure geometrical lines that remind of the 30s. Interpretation of Novechento offered by the Franck Muller brand, transfers us to the world of elegance and refinement.
Undoubtedly, Franck Muller Crazy Hour 1100DSR is a worthy part of the Long Island collection. Thanks to the smooth rectangular form, rectilinear but at the same time curved hour markers, and using of 18K rose gold, Franck Muller Crazy Hour 1100DSR became leading model among admirers of luxury watches.
The case and screwed down case back, crown and lugs are executed of 18K rose gold. Entire length of the watch case is 45 mm, with its width at 32 mm. Such size is ideally suited for the strong man’s wrist. The hour and minutes hands are executed of blued steel. “Crazy” black hour markers are placed on the silvery guilloche dial. Franck Muller is a master of complications. So it is no wonder that this wrist watch has gotten some additional function of retrograde seconds. This unique feature means a retrograde counter that goes from 1 to 30 seconds and stops then the second retrograde start to go from 30 to 60 seconds and then stops. When one cycle is complete it resets.
The black strap of the wrist watch is made of alligator leather, it emphasizes luxury atmosphere of this wrist watch even more. The gold fastener finishes the look of Franck Muller Crazy Hour 1100DSR.
Quite an interesting timepiece to be purchased!