Time and time only… When Blancpain presented the new Villeret Ultraplate 6605 at Time To Move , we called it “the generally downplayed of all Blancpain watches“, in an exceptionally certain way. Fundamental, rich, limited and at a similar enormously executed, this watch was a lovely astonishment. All things considered, after the steel and red gold models, it is presently back in an exclusive platinum variant, with a blue dial – a traditional shading plan for the brand . Meet the Blancpain Villeret Ultraplate Boutique Exclusive.
No seconds hand, no date, no extra complication (in any event, dial-side). Simply an unadulterated dial enhanced with applied Roman numerals and two hands, one for the hours, one for the minutes. What’s more, that’s all. Some will say that it’s rather straightforward, way too restrained… But all the magnificence of the Blancpain Villeret Ultraplate lies in this extraordinary effortlessness, an emphasis on the fundamental bringing about an exceptionally exquisite watch.
Renewed this year, the new Villeret Ultraplate 6605 makes them win contentions with regards to a period just super slender dress watch. Its case is pleasantly formed, with the mark twofold ventured bezel and its short bended drags. It estimates 40mm in measurement – we could live with a couple of millimeters less, however – and is just 7.39mm in tallness. Furthermore, regardless of this slimness, it stays ground-breaking, both outwardly and mechanically.
Under its unadulterated, moderate dial, the Blancpain Villeret Ultraplate conceals an extraordinary hand-wound movement, in light of the notable type 1150 (dispatched by Piguet), however without oneself winding instrument. The in-house Caliber 11A4B is just 2.80mm in tallness however includes two barrels for 100 hours of force save (around 4 days) and an enemy of attractive silicon hairspring. To keep the dial as unadulterated as could be expected, the brand has put the force hold pointer on top of the movement. The movement’s adornment incorporates Geneva stripes, angling and perlage.
New in the assortment is this Blancpain Villeret Ultraplate Boutique Exclusive, presently with a 950 platinum case, completely cleaned, combined with a profound sunray brushed blue dial with white gold applied Roman numerals and hands – a shading plan found on other boutique exclusive models . The outcome is a virus yet stood out watch from a more current tastefulness. It is worn on a blue croc lash with a platinum pin buckle.
The Blancpain Villeret Ultraplate Boutique Exclusive (reference 6605-3440-55A) will be restricted to 88 pieces, accessible exclusively at Blancpain boutiques around the world. It will be evaluated at CHF 27,000 or EUR 26,950. More subtleties at www.blancpain.com .