Vanguard Casablanca by Franck Muller
As a young self-employed watch brand, Franck Muller is entering its 3rd decade of development. From being a mere unit developed by the skilled watchmaker himself, Franck Muller is today a big brand name sought after by many clients.
The Switzerland brand is not only known for the innovative and extraordinarily complicated watches created by artisan Franck Muller himself, it is also reputed for its tonneau-shaped watches, that it calls " barrel-shaped" watches. Cintrée Curvex. Tonneau-shaped watches were particularly effective in the 1990s and are right now an integral part of contemporary watchmaking.
The new Franck Muller Vanguard Casablanca watch was created with an improved look when compared to tonneau models of the past. However, the manufacturer also applied typical palette on the Cintrée Curvex Casablanca - it was the best seller when it launched more than a decade ago. The new model is available in 43mm and 41mm sizes, based on the version.
Casablanca is the name from the 1942 film starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. This black-and-white film brings together the age of steamboat travel and also the novelties of unfamiliar slot cities. Franck Muller's Casablanca watch is presented with traditional elements. Hence, it comes in trout and sand tones, however unlike the salmon gradation of Patek Philippe that Audemars Piguet often uses, Casablanca is much darker.
While the dial of the Vanguard Casablanca is shaped within a nostalgic style, this motion has a very modern as well as masculine look. All in all, the actual Casablanca is a powerful, using watch, more attractive than every other Vanguard watch design prior to it.
Because of Franck Muller's unique look, the Vanguard Casablanca style will be most appealing to the particular brand's loyal fans. But if you already love Franck Muller 45mm watches like the Franck Muller Vanguard V forty five SC DT Yachting, typically the Casablanca is not the right dimension. But for the first time, the Leader has a 43mm diameter edition. More specifically, Franck Muller sells Vanguard Casablanca only within Southeast Asia.
Franck Muller's new Vanguard Casablanca watch model information In addition to round instances, modern watches come in a number of styles. But tonneau timepieces have long been in the casinos of major manufacturers for example Patek Philippe, Cartier, Vacheron Constantin, and others. At Franck Muller, the modern Pioneer view is basically based on the style of vintage Cintrée Curvex watch.
The smooth curved situation is adorned with an additional layer of material that sets apart the top and bottom halves of the case when viewed flat in a trench. It's another bezel of the material that breaks often the seamlessness of the metal circumstance, reducing the thickness of the watch case somewhat, certainly in terms of really feel.
The newly released Vanguard Casablanca watch comes in four variations dating back to the 1990s and it is available in a variety of colors: glowing blue, black, caramel and fish. Most attractive are the dial editions with warm tones, specifically caramel and salmon. Much more individual is the 2 types of the Vanguard Casablanca having a blue-black dial.
On top of that, the new Vanguard Casablanca is powered by the FM 800-DT movement, which has exactly the same diameter and power reserve since the ETA 2892. But the distinction is that it is an automatic movements produced in-house by Franck. Muller, but originally created by German watchmaker Martin Braun. Like most Franck Muller automated movements, the FM 800-DT features a solid platinum oscillatory weight, the elements of which tend to be completely hidden under the back glass bottom.