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    Sale 1413

    Rare Watches Including Important Private Collections

    16 May 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 30

    Blancpain. A fine and rare platinum limited edition perpetual calendar automatic wristwatch with moon phases, Warranty and box

    SIGNED BLANCPAIN, VILLERET MODEL, REF. 6057-3442-55B, LIMITED EDITION NO. 102/201, CIRCA 2011

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    Blancpain. A fine and rare platinum limited edition perpetual calendar automatic wristwatch with moon phases, Warranty and box
    Signed Blancpain, Villeret model, ref. 6057-3442-55B, limited edition no. 102/201, circa 2011
    Cal. 5653A automatic movement, 28 jewels, white matte dial, applied Roman numerals, aperture for moon phases, three double-sunken engine-turned subsidiary dials for month in English combined with leap year indication, day in English and date, circular case, stepped bezel, downturned lugs, four calendar correctors under the lugs, snap on back, platinum Blancpain deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    38 mm. diam.


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    With Blancpain International Warranty card stamped by Munster, Germany retailer Freisfeld and dated January 2012, calendar setting tool, sale tag, calendar card for the year 2012, product literature, leather-bound Technical and Service booklet, polishing cloth, fitted wooden presentation box and outer packaging.

    This model is the first perpetual calendar wristwatch ever manufactured to present calendar correctors under the lugs. This design renders the calendar setting a much easier operations, and eliminates the risk of scratching the band with the tool.


    The present watch is No. 102 of the limited edition of only 201 examples made.

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