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Franck Muller Mystery Double Four Seasons Watch

by Michael Weare
12 October, 2010
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Michael Weare has been a professional writer for 30 years, writing about Japanese technology, German and Italian cars, British tailoring and Swiss watches. Michael manages the editorial content of Click Tempus and will be keeping the magazine fresh and informative with regular features, as well as bringing great writers to the magazine. Email: michael@clicktempus.com

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Let’s hope the watch works better than the mangled English translation.

The new Franck Muller Mystery Double Four Seasons Watch was the highlight of their recent exhibition at the auspicious sounding ‘World Presentation of Haute Horologerie & Jewellery’ in Monaco.

The watch was the star of this year’s show. It’s a new women’s watch from Franck Muller, 52, one of the relatively new breed of high end Swiss watchmakers whose celebrity star clients include Sir Elton John, Demi Moore and the Special One, former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho.

The Franck Muller Mystery Double Four Seasons Watch

The watch is made from multi-coloured precious stones (on the bezel) and the idea is that they set out the seasons of the year. So we have greens for Spring, hot yellows for Summer, reds for the Fall and finally cold blues to represent Winter.

The stones flow over on to the lugs, and baguette style stones of many different colours make up the hour markers with cut stones as the hour and minute hands. The rest of the watch is encrusted in diamonds. The so called “Mystery Double” part of the name comes from the two discs that move the hour and minute indicator hands, rather than the watch having traditional hands. The movement will doubtless have been made by Franck himself as he claims to make the movement for each watch the company produces.

The watch case is likely to be in white gold, and it has a purple toned alligator strap.

As to price, well, no mystery there, let’s just say it’s going to be reassuringly expensive, and with all those colours on one watch we can be confident it’s not going to be long before Sir Elton is commissioning a men’s version of the Mystery Double Four Seasons.

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Michael Weare has been a professional writer for 30 years, writing about Japanese technology, German and Italian cars, British tailoring and Swiss watches. Michael manages the editorial content of Click Tempus and will be keeping the magazine fresh and informative with regular features, as well as bringing great writers to the magazine. Email: michael@clicktempus.com

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  1. Yetunde

    Mouth watering … How much does this beauty cost?

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