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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Feb 07, 2015

LOT 95

BLANCPAIN CHRONOGRAPHE CALENDRIER PERPETUEL STEEL Blancpain, "Chronograph Perpetual Calendar", case No. 12, Ref. 5585. Sold on June 24th, 1996. Fine and rare, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, perpetual calendar, leap year indication, age and phases of the moon and stainless steel Blancpain buckle. Accompanied by a fitted box, guarantee(now void), instruction booklet and setting pin.

Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, stepped bezel, snap-on case back, sapphire crystal. Two-tone silver with applied steel radial Roman numerals, auxiliary dials for the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, the days of the month, of the week, the months and the leap year, sector for the age of the moon, outer minute/seconds divisions, aperture for the moon phases. Luminous steel baton hands. Cal. 5585, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 35 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring.

HKD 35,000 - 50,000

USD 4,500 - 6,400 / CHF 4,600 - 6,500

Sold: HKD 57,500

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8-19


Slightly scratched


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-25-01



HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 34 mm. THICKNESS 11 mm.