Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 82

BLANCPAIN GMT STAINLESS STEEL Blancpain, ?GMT?, No. 488, Ref.2250. Made in the 2000s. Fine, center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, two time zone, stainless steel wristwatch with date and a stainless steel Blancpain deployant clasp. Accompanied by fitted box, guarantee and instruction booklet.

CHF 1,800 - 2,500

USD 2,000 - 2,700 / EUR 1,500 - 2,000

Sold: CHF 4,375

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, curved lugs, bidirectional revolving graduated bezel for the second timezone in 24 hours, screwed-down case back engraved with ?No. 488?, signature on the band, domed sapphire crystal. D. Black with applied luminous steel baton indexes and Arabic numerals, outer minutes/seconds divisions, aperture for the date. Luminous steel épée hands and red 24-hour hand. M. Cal. 5A50 rhodium-plated, fausses côtes decoration, 29 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock-absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring, 18K gold rotor. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 13mm.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original