11 June 2004
Blancpain. An 18K gold self-winding wristwatch with sweep center seconds and date
Signed Blancpain, Automatic, circa 1998
With nickel-finished lever movement, 19 jewels, the white dial with applied gilt Roman numerals, sweep center seconds, date aperture, the circular case with stepped bezel, downturned lugs, snap on back, together with an 18K gold Blancpain buckle, case, dial and movement signed
33 mm. diam.
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This watch is accompanied by a blue leather Blancpain fitted presentation box.
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