Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Hong Kong, Oct 08, 2017

LOT 79

BLANCPAIN DESERT STORM COLLECTION SET OF 4 STEEL LIMITED EDITION 8/8 [new old stock] A very fine and extremely rare self-winding stainless steel watches ; "Tourbillon", "Perpetual Calendar and fly back Chronograph", "Flyback Chronograph" and "Automatic".

HKD 200,000 - 400,000

CHF 25,000 - 50,000 / USD 26,000 - 51,500

Sold: HKD 275,000

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Grading System
Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-10-01

Very good


HANDS Original

Brand Blancpain

Model Desert Storm

Year Made circa 1998

Bracelet Stainless steel Blancpain bracelet with concealed double holding clasp, 185 mm.

Caliber 25 (Tourbillon), F 585 (Perpetual Calendar and Chronograph), F 185 (Flyback Chronograph) and 11.51 (Automatic)

Dimensions 38 mm.

Accessories Original fitted attached case


Signed Dial, case and movement In the late 1990s, Blancpain assembled a set of four watches and named it "Desert Storm". Only 8 sets were made for Hong Kong market. The Desert Storm set is comprised of a Complete Calendar, a Flyback Chronograph, a Perpetual Calendar plus 12 hour Flyback Chronograph, and a Tourbillon.