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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Sep 30, 2015

LOT 57

BLANCPAIN SPLIT SECONDS CHRONO PERPETUAL CALENDAR PINK GOLD Blancpain, "Split-Seconds Chronograph - Perpetual Calendar," No. 16, Ref. 4286. Made circa 2005. Very fine and rare, large, self-winding, 18K pink gold wristwatch with round button co-axial split-seconds chronograph, register, perpetual calendar, phases and age of the moon and an 18K pink gold Blancpain deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original fitted box and instruction booklet.

Three-body, solid, polished, stepped bezel, straight lugs, snap on case back, correctors on the band, sapphire crystal. Matte silver with applied pink gold radial Roman numerals, outer 1/5th second track with 5-second Arabic markers, 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. Pink gold feuille hands. Cal. 56F9A, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 38 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, shock absorber, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, self-compensating flat balance-spring, gold rotor.

USD 24,000 - 34,000

HKD 186,000 - 265,000 / CHF 23,300 - 33,000

Sold: USD 31,250


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 42 mm. THICKNESS 15 mm.