Blancpain Villeret Calendrier Chinois Traditionnel

Blancpain Villeret Calendrier Chinois Traditionnel 0888 3632C 55B
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Blancpain Villeret Calendrier Chinois Traditionnel 0888 3632C 55B

Calendrier Chinois Traditionnel

Reference Number :

0888 3632C 55B

Series : Villeret
Retail: $72,400
(As of: 01/2024)
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Quick TakeThe Blancpain Villeret Calendrier Chinois Traditionnel Ref. 0888 3632C 55B stands out with its intricate traditional Chinese calendar and moon phase display, set against a stunning green enamel dial. Housed in a red gold case and powered by a robust automatic movement with an impressive power reserve, this watch is a testament to Blancpain's innovative spirit and respect for cultural heritage. It's a collector's piece that offers both a visual spectacle and a celebration of horological art across cultures.
DescriptionThe Blancpain Villeret Calendrier Chinois Traditionnel 0888 3632C 55B is a rare fusion of Swiss precision and ancient Chinese astronomical traditions. This watch showcases the traditional Chinese calendar, a complex system that aligns solar terms, Zodiac signs, and traditional festivals with unparalleled accuracy. The grand feu enamel dial radiates in a vibrant green, hosting a multitude of indications including hours, minutes, the lunar date, and the moon phase, a tribute to the enduring relationship between astronomy and timekeeping. The Caliber 3638 automatic movement is a triumph, comprising 464 components that orchestrate this timepiece's intricate displays, supported by a substantial 168-hour power reserve.

Encased in a 45.2 mm red gold case, the watch commands attention with its significant presence and intricate craftsmanship. The thickness of 15.1 mm is a testament to the complexity within, which includes a silicon balance spring for enhanced durability and precision. The sapphire case back offers a window into the movement's inner workings, where the automatic engine thrives with the assurance of 39 jewels. The watch is completed with an alligator leather strap, colored to match the dial and equipped with a folding clasp for secure wear. Under-lug correctors ensure that adjustments remain intuitive, preserving the watch's seamless aesthetics.
Country of OriginSwitzerland
Case Size45.2 mm
FunctionsHours, Minutes, Seconds, Chinese Calendar, Moonphase
Power Reserve168 Hours
Case MaterialsRed Gold
Bezel MaterialsRed Gold
Lug MaterialsRed Gold
Case BackSapphire Crystal
Dial ColorGreen
Band TypeLeather
Clasp TypeDeployant
Band ColorBrown
Year Made2020s
Limited EditionYes
Hour MarkersRoman Numerals
Band Width23 mm
Case Thickness15.1 mm
Case ShapeRound
Water Resistance 30 Meters
Crystal Sapphire
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