Blancpain Villeret Ref 1185 18 k Gold Full Set Chronograph 1990s
Model: Villeret Chronograph
Material: 18K solid gold
Movement: Blancapin 1185
Case diameter without crown: 34 mm
Bracelet/Strap: leatherstrap with original Blancpain buckle
What you should know: untouched condition, Full Set
Blancpain Ref 1185 18 k Gold Full Set Chronograph 1990s
Here we have stunning Blancpain Chronograph from the 1990s. A very elegant and classic timepiece. This beautiful WRISTCLASSIC comes with 34 mm case in great condition mad out of 18k solid gold and even with the original sticker still on the caseback. It was in the 1990s when the quartz era was on the high and Jean-Claude Biver said: "Blancpain will never build a quartz watch". Instead they invented the ultra thin 1185 chronograph movement, which was the dooropener for the chronograph applications in any AP Royal Oak or PP Nautilus. The 1185 was the thinest chronograph movement in the world untill just a couple of years ago, fitting easily in a 34 mm case. It offers a fairly wide-set bezel that gives this watch a nice presence. The dial is in perfect vintage condition showing no signs of use. The large, golden hands give this piece extra charm and character. This WRISTCLASSIC is powered by a famous 1185 blancpain inhouse movement running strong and keeping time. The simple Blancpain-logo alongside the clean indexes and are harmonious and well balanced. The 1990s are not known to be the most successfull decade for the watch industry but this Blancpain chronograph is a cool and stylish timepiece in amazing condition. Completing this stunner, the watch comes with the fullest of the full sets consisting of the origianl paper work, handwritten receipt, box and outer box. It’s a true WRISTCLASSIC with perfect proportions, timeless styling, and a very elegant presence. This chronograph is a splendid model inside and out, so be ready for the constant compliments sure to come your way.
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There are many great reasons to buy a vintage watch. Every watch we sell here at WRISTCLASSICS has its own story. Over the years, with every scratch, dent and aging of the dial, they have become unique timepieces of their own. This exact watch you are looking at now, once brought a lot of joy to the first owner with the purchase years ago. And now many years later this vintage watch will bring the same joy to your life. With buying a vintage watch you are showing your commitment to protecting the enviroment, instead of supporting the mass production of modern fashion watches.
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