Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces
New York, Sep 30, 2015
BLANCPAIN FIFTY FATHOMS TRILOGY COLLECTION STEEL Blancpain, "Fifty Fathoms, 300m/1000ft," No. 597. Made circa 2010. Fine, center seconds, self-winding, water resistant to 1000 ft, stainless steel diver's wristwatch with date and a stainless steel Blancpain link bracelet with double deployant clasp. Accompanied by a fitted box.
Three-body, polished and brushed, curved lugs, unidirectional revolving graduated bezel for the decompression times, screwed- down case back engraved with "Trilogy Collection No.597," signature on the case band, domed sapphire crystal. Black with applied luminous steel baton indexes and Arabic numerals, outer minutes/seconds divisions aperture for the date between 4 and 5. Luminous steel epée hands. Cal. 1151, rhodium-plated, 26 jewels, fausses côtes decoration, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring, gold rotor.