Gen vs Replica Comparison: Franck Muller Casablanca

Just added some pictures of the Franck Muller Casablanca Replica compared to the original Franck Muller Casablanca.  As you can see, great strides have been made to bring you a highly precise replica of this classic piece.  This is one replica that is so close on the outside that it is scary.

Franck Muller Casablanca Replica vs original Franck Muller Casablanca IMAGE
Franck Muller Casablanca Replica vs original Franck Muller Casablanca IMAGE

Above you can see the the front dial of the Franck Muller Casablanca Replica compared to the original Franck Muller Casablanca.  As you can see, they are virtually indistinguishable.

 

Franck Muller Casablanca Replica vs original Franck Muller Casablanca IMAGE
Franck Muller Casablanca Replica vs original Franck Muller Casablanca IMAGE

Another shot showing a close up of the dial on the Franck Muller Casablanca Replica compared to the original Franck Muller Casablanca.  This shot gives you a good idea of what the anodized hands look like.  The placement of the date window is also precise.

Franck Muller Casablanca Replica vs original Franck Muller Casablanca IMAGE
Franck Muller Casablanca Replica vs original Franck Muller Casablanca IMAGE

Above you can see the inner caseback of the Franck Muller Casablanca Replica compared to the original Franck Muller Casablanca.  This is one case where the replica actually looks better and more refined than the original.  This will happen from time to time.

Franck Muller Casablanca Replica vs original Franck Muller Casablanca IMAGE
Franck Muller Casablanca Replica vs original Franck Muller Casablanca IMAGE

Above is a photo of the outer rear caseback of the Franck Muller Casablanca Replica compared to the original Franck Muller Casablanca.  Note that the original used in the photos is not brand new and has been worn, thus the engravings and finish are slightly scratched and faded, whereas the replica on the left side if brand new.

Franck Muller Casablanca Replica vs original Franck Muller Casablanca IMAGE
Franck Muller Casablanca Replica vs original Franck Muller Casablanca IMAGE

Another shot of the two dials side by side.  As you can see, the producer has not exactly perfected the date wheel font size, but it is close enough to where nobody would notice unless you had two watches side by side.

Franck Muller Casablanca Replica vs original Franck Muller Casablanca IMAGE
Franck Muller Casablanca Replica vs original Franck Muller Casablanca IMAGE

Here is a photo of the movement in the Franck Muller Casablanca Replica compared to the original Franck Muller Casablanca.  This is where many people ask themselves why they pay thousands and thousands of dollars for the original, when it is powered by such a basic movement.  We can only surmise that with luxury watches, you are paying for the brand and of course the tie it took to make such a unique design =)

Franck Muller Casablanca Replica vs original Franck Muller Casablanca IMAGE
Franck Muller Casablanca Replica vs original Franck Muller Casablanca IMAGE

Above you can see the crown and stem on the Franck Muller Casablanca Replica compared to the original Franck Muller Casablanca.  The exterior of the crown is basically 1:1.  Even an experienced watch seller would not be able to tell the difference.

Franck Muller Casablanca Replica vs original Franck Muller Casablanca IMAGE
Franck Muller Casablanca Replica vs original Franck Muller Casablanca IMAGE

The clasp on the Franck Muller Casablanca Replica compared to the original Franck Muller Casablanca.  As you can see, the clasp is another area where the producer has done an amazing job.  Some producers get lazy when it comes to small things like the buckle, but this one is amazing.

Franck Muller Casablanca Replica vs original Franck Muller Casablanca IMAGE
Franck Muller Casablanca Replica vs original Franck Muller Casablanca IMAGE

Finally, the above photo shows the case Franck Muller Casablanca Replica compared to the original Franck Muller Casablanca.  The case specs on this model are 1:1 with the original.  People often ask us if the watches we sell are the same exact size as the original.  The answer is always yes.  It would take much more effort to magically make the case bigger or smaller than the original, and thus having to resize every single piece.

Full watch description:

Franck Muller Casablanca Automatique 8880 1:1 Best Version, White Dial. *This is the best series of Casablanca ever produced, and is currently one of the only 1:1 Franck Muller models available. 39.5mm wide, 55.3mm tall, 14mm thick full 316F stainless steel case with polished finish. Asian 2824-2 automatic movement, nickel plated, 28,800 vibrations per hour. White Guilloche dial with black applied Arabic numerals, applied in the same way that the original indications are applied with a special coating applied to the surface of the dial after the numeral engravings is complete and before the black lacquer is applied over the numeral engravings. Solid caseback with CNC machined specifically for each case to ensure that there are no gaps when fit to the case. Black crocodile print calf leather strap with tang buckle. The buckle is 1:1 with the original and features the same engravings on the under side as the original has. Curved sapphire crystal, better than the typical grade used for most watches, and installed in the same fashion as the original factory does. Crystal is almost totally clear from all angles, just like the original. Water resistant. If you have further questions about this Franck Muller replica watch, or any of the Franck Muller replica watches featured on this page, please contact us. Price INCLUDES shipping worldwide via Express Mail where available.

The watch can be seen for sale here:

https://www.timeswiss.to/swiss_franck_muller_casablanca_replica_watches.html#Franck%20Muller%20Casablanca%20Automatique%208880%201:1%20Version0

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