BLANCPAIN HAUTE JOAILLERIE LADY'S
DIAMOND & EMERALD MINUTE REPEATER YELLOW GOLD
Blancpain, "Répétition Minutes", No. 1. Made in the 1990s.
Extremely fine, elegant and very rare, lady's minute-repeating, 18K yellow
gold, emerald and diamond-set self-winding wristwatch with an 18K yellow
gold Blancpain buckle.
Three-body, solid, polished, the inclined bezel set with 48 tapered baguette-
cut emeralds, the curved lugs set with a total of 16 shaped baguette
white diamonds, snap-on transparent case back, sapphire crystals.
Matte white with applied diamond-set yellow gold dot indexes, subsidiary
seconds dial. Yellow gold feuille hands.
Gilt brass, fausses cotes decoration, 29 jewels, straight-line lever escapement,
monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber,
self-compensating Breguet balance spring, 21K gold rotor, repeating on
gongs activated by a slide on the band.