Launched in 2005 this luxurious timepiece in red gold is packed with two useful complications for travellers: Second time zone & Alarm. Issued in a limited edition of 270, to mark the 270th anniversary of Blancpain, this exceptional creation brilliantly combines time-honoured know -how with cutting-edge contemporary demands.
Powered with Blancpain twin-barrel Calibre 1241, this automatic timepiece displays numerous functions through its black dial that incorporates luminous gold hands, Arabic numerals and hour markers. The Dual time-zone can be displayed by centre hands and 24-hour counter at 9 o’clock.
The Alarm function is carried out with hours and minutes counters at 3 o’clock. The dial also boasts power reserve at 10.30 o clock, on-off indicator between 12 and 1 o’clock (activated by a crown at 8o’clock), date window at 4.30 o’clock and Small seconds at 6 o’clock.
Automatic, Blancpain twin-barrel Calibre 1241, 407 parts
Decorated by hand
Hours, minutes, seconds, date – automatically linked to the second time zone, alarm – hand connected to the 2nd time zone, striking mechanism power reserve wound by winding the movement, GMT
750 (18K) red gold, brushed finish, 40 mm
Sapphire crystal and back
Screw-down crown, push-pieces and back
Water-resistant to 100 m
Dual time-zone display: centre hands and 24-hour counter at 9 o’clock
Alarm: hours and minutes counters at 3 o’clock, power reserve at 10.30 o clock, on-off indicator between 12 and 1 o’clock (activated by a crown at 8o’clock), date window at 4.30 o’clock
Small seconds at 6 o’clock
Black rubber, gold folding clasp