30 November 2005
BLANCPAIN. A STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC FLY-BACK CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND BRACELET
Signed Blancpain, Flyback, No. 91, circa 1995
With nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, the black dial with luminous Arabic numerals and hands, three engine-turned subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds, 30 minutes and 12 hours registers, window for date at 6, the circular water-resistant-type case with screw back and screw down crown, stepped bezel, downturned lugs, two screw down chronograph buttons in the band, together with a stainless steel Blancpain link bracelet and concealed double deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
38 mm. diam.; overall length approximately 200 mm.
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This watch is accompanied by a Blancpain presentation box with outer packaging and Guarantee.
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Introducing the first auction in a series of three offering the collection of Paul Destribats, the Paris-based bibliophile
A cheaper, quicker alternative to oil paint, pastel became the perfect medium for portraits of the middle class