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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Sep 30, 2015

LOT 56

BLANCPAIN CHRONOGRAPH PERPETUAL CALENDAR WHITE GOLD Blancpain, "Chronograph - Perpetual Calendar," No. 16 / 25. Made in a limited edition of 25 pieces in circa 2005. Very fine and rare, large, self-winding, 18K white gold wristwatch with round button chronograph, register, perpetual calendar, phases and age of the moon and an 18K white gold Blancpain deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original fitted box, certificate and instruction booklet.

Three-body, solid, polished, stepped bezel, straight lugs, transparent screw-down case back, engraved Blancpain and correctors on the band, sapphire crystal. Midnight blue with luminous Arabic numerals, outer 1/5th second track, subsidiary dials for the 30-minute and 12-hour registers and the days of the month, of the week, the months and the leap year, sector graduated for the age of the moon, aperture for the moon phases. Luminous steel skeletonized épée hands. Cal. F585, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 35 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, shock absorber, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, self-compensating flat balance spring, gold rotor.

USD 12,000 - 18,000

HKD 93,000 - 140,000 / CHF 11,600 - 17,500

Sold: USD 16,250


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 38 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm.