BLANCPAIN Villeret
BLANCPAIN Villeret

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Year
2011
Type
Watch
Price range CHF
20000-50000
Category
Hand-wound mechanical
Case
Gold
Diameter
38-43 mm
Water-resistant
<30m
Bracelet/strap
Leather
Functions/Complications
- Date
- Time zones
- Day/Night indication

Villeret "Timezone 30 minutes Demi-Savonette"

The Blancpain manufacture began the re-interpretation of its Villeret collection last year and continues with the exclusive presentation of its first Half-Hour Time Zone watch. This enables travellers to countries like India or Venezuela, where there is a half-hour time zone, to be as punctual as anywhere else! A veritable complication, this timepiece is still quite simple to use as all the adjustments are made by using the crown. The reference time is given at 12 o'clock and its day/night indicator at 9, with the half-hour time zone and seconds in the centre. The date changes with the second time and the date change or time zone indicator is shown at 4. Travelling has never been easier!
Movement
Automatic, 5254DF calibre, 321 components, 28 jewels, 72-hour power reserve, guilloché rotor
Functions
Hours, minutes, seconds, date, second time zone, day/night indicator, date change or time-zone indicator
Case
18K red gold, 40 mm Half-hunter (3 parts and 1 back cover) Sapphire crystal and sapphire back beneath the cover Water-resistant to 30 m / 3 ATM
Dial
Opaline and guilloché finish 18K red gold applied hourmarkers and hands Reference hour at 12 o'clock and day/night indicator at 9 o'clock Half-hour time zone and seconds in the centre, date window at 6 o'clock Date change or time zone indicator at 4 o'clock
Bracelet/strap
Alzavel-lined brown leather, 18K red gold folding clasp