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    Sale 1417

    Rare Watches Including Nautilus 40 Part II

    14 November 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 58

    Blancpain. A fine 18K gold automatic minute repeating perpetual calendar wristwatch with moon phases, certificate and box

    SIGNED BLANCPAIN, RÉPÉTITION MINUTES, NO. 55, CIRCA 1990

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    Blancpain. A fine 18K gold automatic minute repeating perpetual calendar wristwatch with moon phases, certificate and box
    Signed Blancpain, Répétition minutes, no. 55, circa 1990
    MOVEMENT: automatic, minute repeating on two hammers onto two gongs
    DIAL: white dial, applied Roman numerals, three subsidiary dials for month, date and day, aperture for moon phases
    CASE: 18K gold, repeating by slide in the band, glazed snap on back, 34 mm. diam.
    SIGNED: case, dial, movement
    STRAP/BUCKLE: 18K gold Blancpain buckle
    ACCOMPANIED BY: Blancpain guarantee dated 11th July 1991, product literature, Blancpain presentation box and outer packaging.


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    Special Notice

    Many of the watches offered for sale in this catalogue are pictured with straps made of endangered or protected animal materials such as alligator or crocodile. These lots are marked with the symbol ~ in the catalogue. These endangered species straps are shown for display purposes only and are not for sale. Christie’s will remove and retain the strap prior to shipment from the sale site. At some sale sites, Christie’s may, at its discretion, make the displayed endangered species strap available to the buyer of the lot free of charge if collected in person from the sale site within 1 year of the date of the sale. Please check with the department for details on a particular lot.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR