Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Mar 10, 2010

LOT 238

Blancpain White Gold - Pièce Unique - Francis Ford Coppola Blancpain, ?Villeret, Automatic,? Ref. 4040. Made in the 2000?s. Very fine and unique, thin, self-winding, 18K white gold wristwatch with power reserve indication and an 18K white gold Blancpain buckle.

USD 3,000 - 5,000

EUR 2,200 - 3,700 / CHF 3,200 - 5,500

Sold: USD 7,800

C. Three-body, solid, polished, straight lugs, stepped bezel, snap-on case back engraved: Francis Ford Coppola - Pièce Unique ? Villeret, sapphire crystal. D. Two-tone off-white with applied white gold radial Roman numerals, sector for the up and down power reserve. White gold feuille hands. M. Cal. 4053, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 28 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to five positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 10 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1

As new

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


All benefits from this lot will be donated for charity to the NBC Association.
Francis Ford Coppola is a renowned American film director, producer and screenwriter, and the winner of five Oscars.
North Beach Citizens (NBC) is a non-profit organization that utilizes the talents of the North Beach community to innovatively address the needs of its homeless and low-income citizens in an atmosphere of trust, integrity, and respect. NBC registers homeless and low-income citizens from the North Beach community. After a trial period, NBC accepts as clients those homeless citizens from North Beach who have shown the capacity to reclaim their lives and contribute to the NBC community. Although NBC does not in-take everyone who walks through its doors, it does work hard to provide useful resources to all individuals in need. Once a homeless or low-income person becomes a client of NBC, he or she is provided with a mailing address, a voice mailbox, two daily meals, clothing, a library, resource books, advocacy, and a supportive community of his or her peers.