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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Mar 10, 2010

LOT 32

BLANCPAIN RENAISSANCE TRIPLE CALENDAR WITH MOON PHASES Blancpain, Renaissance, Ref.3553-1418-A53, No. 79. Produced circa 2000. Very fine, self-winding, 18K yellow gold wristwatch triple calendar and moon phases, mother-of-pearl dial, hinged case back, with an 18K yellow gold Blancpain folding buckle. Accompanied by a Blancpain fitted presentation case, instructions and undated guarantee from Cortina Jewelers, Singapore. To be sold without reserve

C. Four-body, solid, polished, stepped bezel, inset calendar adjusters to the band, hinged reverse revealing glazed inner, sapphire crystal, screw-down crown. D. Mother-of-pearl with central sunburst pattern, applied gold Roman numerals, outer date, apertures for the days of the week, months and moon phases. Yellow gold feuille hands, crescent tipped date indicator. M. Cal. 1153, rhodium-plated, foliate decorated, 28 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 38 mm. Thickness 12 mm.

USD 2,000 - 4,000

EUR 1,500 - 3,000 / CHF 2,100 - 4,300

Sold: USD 6,480


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-8-19

Very good

Slightly scratched

Dent(s)

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original