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.
Saturday 23 April at 2:30 p.m. – lots 1 to 103
Sunday 24 April at 10:30 a.m. – lots 104 to 181
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
Model: Villeret Quantieme Perpetuel
Case Material: Yellow Gold
Bracelet Material: Yellow Gold
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.