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New Franc Vila Universal Timezone Automatic FVa5 Limited /88 Retails $30,000.00

Estimated price for orientation: 14 999 $

Category: Franc Vila Universal Time Zone R

Condition: New with tags: A brand-new, unused, and unworn item (including handmade items) in the original packaging (such as the original box or bag) and/or with the original tags attached. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab ... Read moreabout the condition MPN: FVa5
Case Size: 45mm Brand: Franc Vila
Style: Univeral Time Zone World Timer Gender: Men's
Case Color: Stainless Steel Movement: Mechanical (Automatic)
Water Resistance Rating: 100 m (10 ATM) Band Material: Rubber
Face Color: Yellow Watch Shape: Round Python
Band Color: Black Display: Analog
Water Resistance: 100 Metres / 10 ATM Case Finish: Polished
Country/Region of Manufacture: Switzerland Case Material: Stainless Steel
Band Type: Composite Rubber Model: FVa5
UPC: Does not apply

Usually the history of the greatest brands starts with a dream, and FRANC VILA’s is not different. Its history is the one of the passion of a child whose love for High-End Watchmaking started when he saw his stopped father’s automatic watch come to life. Franc Vila got warmed up for High-end Watchmaking when his father told him that the watch only ran when in contact with humans. Thereby he understood that there is a magic relationship between men and watches, and that are we who give them life. At that time he didn’t know where he would be driven by his astonishment. Today, though the child is an adult and his mission is clear, his sight is still the one of that child who, collector of watches and other art objects, dreamed up his ideal watch. But his dream was not fulfilled and after studying Biochemicals, Fine Arts and Philosophy, Franc Vila embarked on the realization of his obsession: to create the watch of his dreams.
Franc Vila was born in Valencia, in the eastern Spain. He became passionately interested in art, design, watches and fountain pens at a very early age as well as collector of watches and fountain pens. He has formal education in art, philosophy and science. He was shareholder and creative producer in a film production company called “NEP”. He has worked as biochemistry investigator in the Valencia Biotechnology Institute, as the director of a chemistry laboratory, as science profesor, and as the creative director of a luxury leather raw goods company. Franc Vila started to design watches on 2000, when committed himself to create high quality mechanical watches only, and to create some of the best timepieces ever made. Due to his education in chemistry he has a well knowledge of materials, and thanks to it he created his first wristwatches with a very special stainless steel with an innovative case structure of two pieces. His education in arts allowed him to design a watch case that evolved later in the “esprit unique” shape characteristic of the FRANC VILA watches. The first Franc Vila timepiece was a minute repeating wristwatch with perpetual calendar and moon-phases with a world premiere slide mechanism positioned inside of the case. Franc Vila showed officially for first time his first collections in Baselworld 2005 with big success thanks to his original case and dial designs. Since then, Franc Vila has been presenting timepieces with his characteristic “esprit unique” design housing the most prestigious complications in horology such as Perpetual Calendars, Flyback Chonograph watches and tourbillons with minute repeater or with chronograph.
His absolute passion for excellence and for exclusivity leads to ultra limited collections of numerated timepieces with their movements accurately detailed in luxury finishes and decoration, adopting in the case of the tourbillon movements the “esprit unique” shape.
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