Exclusive Timepieces, Sessions I, II, III 23 –⁠ 24 April 2022 | Monaco

Auction Details

A wide and extremely attractive selection of collectible timepieces from leading collectors, such as Goldberger with the third part of the famous “Rolex Connoisseur Collection”. Also offered: an assortment of the most sought-after contemporary watches such as the platinum Patek Philippe Nautilus, some very rare examples of the Royal Oak, a single owner’s collection of extraordinary Stella dials Rolex DayDates.

Session I
Saturday 23 April at 2:30 p.m. – lots 1 to 103
Session II
Sunday 24 April at 10:30 a.m. – lots 104 to 181
Session III
Sunday 24 April at 2:30 p.m. – lots 182 to 273

200 Blancpain Very Attractive, Villeret, Automatic Perpetual Calendar Wristwatch in Gold, With Moon Phases and Leap Year Indication, Reference 5495-1418-55, With Box and Warranty

Estimate: € 6,000 –⁠ 12,000

Sold € 9,750

Lot Description

Model: Villeret Quantieme Perpetuel
Reference: 5495-1418-55B
Case Material: Yellow Gold
Bracelet Material: Yellow Gold
Year: 1988
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: 6595
Case N°: N° 499
Dimensions: 34 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case
Accessories: Warranty and Box

Founded by Jehan-Jacques Blancpain in Villeret, Switzerland in 1735, Blancpain is the oldest surviving watchmaking brand in the world. In 1953 it produced the famous Fifty Fathoms diving watch and later the Grande Complication wristwatch 1735 and since that time he has specialized in watches with many complications such as this lot. Blancpain’s native village of Villeret lends its name to the most classic collection from the brand. The lot offered here, under the reference 5495-1418-55, is a perfect example of this Villeret family, fully made in yellow gold it has a classical style with a double-stepped case that express essentials with timeless elegance. The clarity of the white dial with applied Roman numbers is completed by lots of functions: Day, Date, Month, Moon Phases and Leap Year. The timelessly elegant this watch incorporates the results of recent research conducted by Blancpain in the field of movement making.