We are proud to offer this stunning original Blancpain ladies wristwatch with an impressive approximately six carats of fine diamonds! very fine example of one of the luxury watchmakers vintage wristwatches made for the U.S. market.
Crafted from solid platinum and bejeweled 68 diamonds, many of them unusually large for setting on a watch, it embodies elegance and refined taste.
It would have been quite the statement piece for a very special American woman - and now it's available to be a statement piece for you.
Its parts are fully original. Its original U.S. contract case presents beautifully on the wrist. The case back has previously had an inscription partially removed. Please inquire if you would like further work done on it. Its dial is 100% original and very well-preserved. And its handwound Blancpain movement is running true.
It would originally have come on a black cord style band. It has been previously upgraded to its current 14K white gold bracelet.
Our watchmaker has freshly serviced the watch, making it ready for immediate enjoyment
Included with the purchase is a one-year C.O.T. warranty on the movement and its function, a custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity, and a new timing certificate.
Don't miss the opportunity to own this very special vintage Blancpain. Today's ladies watches don't come close to matching the history and romance of this incredible original.
Country of origin: Switzerland, made for the U.S. market
Year made: c. 1930's
Functions: Hours and minutes
Designed for: Women
Case material: Platinum
Case markings (inside): 146545
Case condition: Presents beautifully on the wrist. The back has previously had an inscription partially removed. Please inquire if you would like additional work done.
Dimensions: 13mm wide (excluding crown), 65mm long lug tip-to-tip
Dial: Light silver with black painted Arabic indices and railroad minute track, original, near mint plus
Hands: Original, blue steel epees
Movement type: Blancpain, baguette, 17 jewels, rhodium plated, self-compensating flat balance spring, index regulator
Movement markings: Blancpain Rayville Watch Co., Switzerland, 17 Jewels, Unadjusted
Band: 14K white gold bracelet, period, sized to fit a wrist up to approx. just under 6.5 inches, safety chain, previously shortened. Length could be adjusted by a jeweler
Crystal type: Mineral glass, excellent condition
Serviced: Yes, cleaned and oiled.
Timing: Timed to precision on a state-of-the-art computerized system. Your watch is important to us, and we will take care of it for its lifetime. We provide the best after sale care in the business with an experienced team of watchmakers both of whom each have over forty years of experience and a large number of parts.
Warranty: 1-year C.O.T. international warranty.
Box/Papers: BOX - Connoisseur of Time watch presentation box; PAPERS - Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity; New timing certificate
Returns: 7 days full refund. 100% satisfaction guarantee
We offer a 100%
satisfaction guarantee for all of our watches. If you are in any way
unsatisfied with the watch we will fully refund the purchase price anytime
within 7 days after the watch has been received. Our goal is to exceed our
client's expectations throughout the buying experience.
All watches are packaged carefully and mailed double boxed in specially
constructed, reinforced shipping boxes designed for high value items. All
watches are sent fully insured with signature required. Most of our domestic
shipping is done through FedEx. At times we will also use USPS Express Mail,
and we can accommodate most requests for your preferred carrier.
International shipments are sent USPS International Express Mail or FedEx.
The purchase price will be the declared value of the merchandise on any
required customs forms. The payment of all customs duties, tariffs, and
taxes are the responsibility of the buyer.
Also note that water resistance of vintage watches can no longer be
guaranteed and is not covered under the watch's warranty. We do not
recommend getting a vintage watch wet, even one that was originally designed
to be waterproof.