In anticipation of BaselWorld 2012: a collection of Blancpain Villeret from

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The new 2012 Collection Villeret famous legendary watch company Blancpain replenished with a new model with lacquered dial, made in the technique flinque (hot enamel).

Technique is a melting flinque transparent colored enamel guilloche engraved or surface followed by sintering at 1000 ° C. Then on the dial numbers or applied hour markers of the enamel, which is to secure the firing is also used – sometimes up to 12 times for a single dial. Each step requires careful wizard manually.

Today the company is the only Blancpain watch manufactory, produces enamel dials a convex shape.

The novelty was the first model, made using the technique flinque. Multiple layers of translucent blue paint on the dial create a unique sense of depth. Blancpain Company uses only a balanced approach to the introduction of this technology, while retaining the characteristic features of his most classic collection – Villeret. To create this collection served as a source of inspiration for the town of Villers, which was founded by the legendary watchmaker Blancpain.

Collection Villeret has become the classic collection of the company, this incarnation of the traditional timing. A convex body with Roman numerals and rigorous design is a striking feature of all models of Villeret.

Perfectly round case of a new model with lacquered blue dial is made of white gold and has a diameter of 40 mm. 72 hour power reserve mechanism provides ultra-7663Q 34 stones, consisting of 244 components. This new mechanism provides a self-winding course of the hour and minute hands, as well as the course is quite interesting at the end of the curved central blued steel, indicating the current date, which is located around the dial.

At 6 o’clock position is retrograde seconds indicator. Under the lugs on the position of the corrector is 5:00 faster adjustment. The back cover is covered with durable sapphire watch glass, which opens the eyes moving guilloche rotor, which became a distinctive feature of the collection Villeret.

Strap lined, matching the dial is made of alligator leather and features a solid folding clasp, which ensures maximum comfort when wearing these watches. Waterproof model is 30 meters.

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