Blancpain was born in 1735. It is the oldest watch brand in Swiss history and the first watch brand registered in the world. Blancpain has the world’s most complex 1735 ultra-complex watch, bringing together top-level complications such as ultra-thin, moon phases, perpetual calendar, double-tracking chronograph, tourbillon, minute repeater, etc. At the same time as Blancpain continues its watchmaking classics, it is also continuously launching new series. This watch to be introduced to you today is Blancpain’s latest wristwatch. It is the first time to add a pulse meter function, which can quickly and easily Heart rate measurement is a perfect combination of complex technology and practical functions. The official watch model is 6680F-3631-55B.
Blancpain Villeret series watches have simple lines, clear dials and easy-to-understand cases. This flyback chronograph explains the essence and innovation of Blancpain watchmaking from any angle, let us enter the wonderful world of Blancpain Villeret series together.
The diameter of the watch is 43 mm. The slightly larger diameter is more masculine. The case is made of 18K rose gold and the surface is carefully polished by the watchmaker. It has a more attractive metallic luster and a rounded watch outline. It also highlights the traditional essence of Blancpain watchmaking.
The double bezel case is the highlight of Blancpain’s Villeret series. It has a more three-dimensional effect from the side. The 18K rose gold material has a bright color and strong metal texture. The 13.5 mm thick case provides sufficient space for the movement. Watches are also more masculine.
The outer layer of the watch strap is made of alligator leather and lined with Alzavel calfskin. In the picture, you can clearly see the natural texture on the strap, feel the excellent texture of superior materials, and the complex workmanship explains Blancpain watchmaking. High-end craftsmanship.
On the side without the crown, the outline of the watch is more beautiful, and the round case and lugs are streamlined, which not only adds visual beauty, but also is more durable.
The white large open flame enamel arched dial is elegant and beautiful, and the enamel material is not easy to wear, and it always shines charmingly. The manufacturing process of the enamel dial is quite complicated. To fire a large open flame enamel dial, multiple layers of enamel must be continuously fired, and the dial must be baked at a furnace temperature exceeding 1000 ° C between each process. After that, the enamelist used enamel to draw numbers or time scales on the dials, and some dials even required more than 12 baking processes. After each process, the enamelist carefully repairs and inspects the dial by hand. The surface processing, molding, or window cutting of the dial is also a very delicate process, and it also requires a pure fire process to complete.
The dial uses the classic Roman numerals of the Villeret series as the time display scale. The two small dials on the left and right sides of the dial are used to display the 12-hour and 30-minute timekeeping. The rectangular window at 6 o’clock is the date display. The watchmaker at 12 o’clock The enamel draws Blancpain’s classic logo, and the six hands on the dial each perform their duties. As time passes, they gracefully beat on the dial.
For the first time, the watch has a pulsometer function. The heart rate can be easily displayed on the dial through the chronograph hands on the watch and the specially marked pulse dial on the outermost side. Just press the timing button and stop timing after the heart beats 30 times, and you can read the heart rate per minute from the pulse dial reading pointed by the pointer.
The crown of the watch is designed with a delicate gear pattern, and the top is engraved with the words ‘JB’. The buttons on both sides of the crown are used to set the timing function, which respectively control the start / stop and reset.
The lugs are also made of 18K rose gold, which is integrally cast with the case. The upright lugs are more rigid and sturdy, connecting the case and the strap naturally.
The watch uses a folding clasp made of 18K rose gold. The outside of the clasp is engraved with Blancpain’s full English logo as a decoration. The carving is delicate and exquisite. The buckle of this design is more flexible during wearing and can be easily adjusted according to the needs of the wearer.
The watch uses a sapphire crystal glass back. Through the case back we can truly and clearly see the internal structure and operation of the movement, and more truly feel the high-end and fineness of Blancpain watchmaking technology. The watch is equipped with a self-winding mechanical movement. The movement has a diameter of 31.8 mm and a thickness of 6.65 mm. It has 37 gems and 322 parts. For the first time, the vibration frequency has reached 36,000 times per hour.
Summary: Blancpain watches have always been known for manufacturing complex movement watches and manual mechanical watches. Its biggest product feature is that it has never manufactured and produced quartz watches since its establishment in 1735. It uses its almost demanding products and Inspection steps to ensure the quality of each watch. Today, the brand still completes every detail of the watch with its meticulous watchmaking attitude, showing us Blancpain’s high-end watchmaking skills. This watch continues all the classic elements of the Villeret series. It has a 18K rose gold double bezel case, a domed white large open flame enamel dial, and a brown alligator leather strap. The case back is designed with a sapphire crystal back-through design, which can clearly see the operation of the oscillating weight, so that you can see the beauty of the movement’s power.