BLANCPAIN VILLERET AUTOMATIC PERPETUAL CALENDAR REF. 5495-1418-55B FULL SET
Over the years, Blancpain has produced and marketed many watches that have become true icons of vintage watchmaking, such as the Blancpain Fifthy Fathoms, the professional diver’s watch par excellence. The Villeret collection is named after the town where Mr. Jehan-Jacques Blancpain settled to found Blancpain in 1735. Villeret is the most elegant and prestigious Blancpain collection and is aimed at a sophisticated and refined audience. This Quantieme Perpetuele testifies to the excellence and attention devoted to the creation of the watches in the Villeret collection.
This Quantieme Perpetuel reference 5495-1418-55b is an exceptional timepiece from the Villeret collection. Featuring an automatic caliber with a perpetual calendar and moon phase, a 34mm case in 18-karat yellow gold, and a matching bracelet, the present watch was surely one of the most expensive timepieces in the entire Villeret collection. The overall condition is exceptional, a true time capsule watch. The case is unpolished with deep gold hallmarks, the dial is completely flawless, the bracelet has no stretch, the caliber works perfectly.
The watch comes with the original Blancpain box, outer box and warranty dated 1988.
Serial Number: 4XX, Watch manufactured in 1988 circa.