The history of Franck Muller watches

franckmuller_aternitasSome watch admirers are sure that all well known companies are companies with long history, however, this is wrong as Franck Muller being well known in all over the world is a watch manufacture that does not have a very long history. Franck Muller founded his company in 1991 and from the very start it was understood that the brand will enjoy enormous success in the world of watch manufacturing.

Franck Muller was the talented craftsman who founded the brand. Motherland of Franck Muller is Switzerland – the area where the world’s greatest wristwatches are produced. From the very youth Franck Muller was interested in watches.

The world of watch manufacturing knew Frank Muller long before his company produced the first wristwatch. While he was a student at a watch college Franck Muller became very famous with specialists from all around the world as a great watch restorer. While restoring wristwatches Franck Muller came to the conclusion that a watch ought not be only accurate, it should look elegant and amaze by its design, only in this case it will be considered excellent. This experience inspired Franck Muller and he dared create his own wristwatches. 1992 was the great year when Franck Muller opened his watch brand. This company was the brightest event in the world of horology in 1992. The first wristwatch collection from Franck Muller that became a sensation in the world of watch manufacturing was ??intree Curvex.

Havana models with stylish design brown colors of which reminded of Havana cigars enriched Cintree Curvex collection in 1997.

1998 was marked by plenty of new watch models, such as the new collection Conquistador that included timepieces with beautiful aggressive sports design of the dials. Also in 1998 the company produced the world’s thinnest tourbillion that broke the record that was set in 1945. This is a truly unique wristwatch model that came in a luxurious casket that is shaped as an egg and adorned with most beautiful diamonds.

The year 1999 was marked by Caliber 99 – bilateral chronograph with perpetual calendar, minute repeater and most elegant diamonds adorning the case. Other events of that year are: King Conquistador chronograph, the model Limited, the new Cintree Curvex with big date indications as well as the model Master Banker with 2 time zones.

2000/20001. In the beginning of the new millennium the brand produced plenty of novelties, for instance such novelties as a wristwatch model that combined such complications as perpetual calendar with moon phase indication and repeater and a wristwatch model that had reversal indications. Also the brand enriched the Cintree Curvex collection with nice novelties: chronographs with perpetual calendar and several time zones and wonderful Big Ben watch model with GMT function.

2000.In the year 2000 the collection Long Island that included elegant rectangular watches was issued. Also in 2000 the company presented Master Banker modelthat had very uniquely styled dial, this wristwatch model enriched the Rondes collection.

2001. In 2001 the first watch model of Transamerica collection were produced. Watches from this collection are very recognizable due to tubby steel case and rounded ledge.

2002. The brightest events of that year were these: Grande Date watch modelthat enriched the Curvex collection, and a chronograph with two retrograde hands.

2003 – 2003 was the year when the revolutionary Tourbillon Revolution 2 was produced. The new model Long Island that possessed Tourbillon 2001 possessed unfixed, patented by Franck Muller Tourbillon. One more outstanding event of that year was Crazy Hours wristwatch model with “jerking” hour hand. Also in that year the brand’s founder patented “curvex cut” the new type of gem cutting.

2004. In 2004 the watch manufacture issued new models from the series Cintree Curvex and Long Island with “flying” tourbillon, patented by Franck Muller. The collection Color Dreams astonished watch admirers with multicolor numbers that looked impeccable! Also in 2004 the series Casablanca celebrated its the 10th anniversary with the new automatic chronograph and chronograph with simple time indication. Series Conquistador that was launched by the company in 2004 was presented with two wristwatch models: an automatic chronograph and a quartz timepiece. These timepieces were welcomed by people who love accurate and elegant timepieces with squared case. In 2004 Franck Muller enriched its great collection Rondo with a new wristwatch model Tourbillon Imperial, a timepiece that featured “flying” tourbillon.

Franck Muller watch collections

The Great Complications

These timepieces amaze by their complicity. The watches possess minute repeater, perpetual calendar, moon phase indications, tourbillon, split-chronograph and many other complications that are greatly appreciate by watch admirers.

Imperial Tourbillon

Tourbillon is one of the most significant inventions in watch making. Wristwatches from Franck Muller feature unfixed tourbillon that is patented by the company. People who prefer timepieces with turbillon adore wristwatches from Imperial Tourbillon that are elegant automatic timepieces with tourbillon. Imperial Tourbillon collection has timepieces that are made out of gold of the highest quality.

Master Mystery

Franck-Muller-MysteryThese are automatic watches that are made out of platinum and gold. The timepieces are adorned with greatly luxurious diamonds and sapphires. Wristwatches have a wristlet that is made out of alligator leather. The timepieces come in a variety of sizes: the wristwatches come in cases of 30, 33, 39 or 42 mm.

Jewelry watches

Jewelry watches from Franck Muller amaze by their beauty. Franck Muller makes jewelry timepieces that are made out of precious metals and are adorned with most outstanding gemstones. A jewelry wristwatch from Franck Muller is a dream of every person who likes genuine luxury.


Thanks to Cintree Curvex case sports timepieces from Casablanca collection look genuinely great. These wristwatches are very much liked by worshipers of Art Deco style. Customers have an opportunity to select between colors of the dial: orange, black or white.

All wristwatches that are made by Franck Muller these days, as well as all timepieces from the past are up to the highest standards of quality. Every new model from Franck Muller becomes a sensation. While developing his wristwatches Franck Muller always strives for excellence and he always does what he wants. To have a watch from Franck Muller means to be an owner of an excellent wristwatch that amazes by its elegance and reliability.

Franck Muller makes only mechanical watches that are usually made out of the best quality gold of five colors. Owing to a special style of gadrooning dials of timepieces from Franck Muller are easily recognizable.

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