At the Baselworld 2016, Blancpain presented the latest Villeret series Quantième Annuel
Stainless steel version of the GMT timepiece. This model is 6670-1127-55 and is equipped with a 6054F self-winding movement. Coupled with its retro and simple appearance, it is very suitable for fashion elegant wear. In addition, its annual calendar function is accurate and convenient. It only needs to be adjusted once at the end of February every year. It has the GMT two-time function, which is also very suitable for business travellers who frequently travel abroad.
This Villeret series 6670-1127-55 is not really new. Back in 2011 Quantième Annuel
GMT has launched platinum and rose gold watches. And this 6670-1127-55 is just this is the first time that this complicated function model is launched in stainless steel. The dial of the new steel two-year calendar watch has changed. The dial was originally a complex sunburst. Now it has been replaced with a simple matte white dial. The dial layout remains the same. The center is the normal hour, minute, and second hands. The three rectangular windows on the left indicate the day, date, and month. The GMT hands have not fallen into the usual position and are placed at the 8 o’clock one. 24-hour dial; 6670-1127-55 watch with a diameter of 40 mm and a thickness of 11.04 mm, the same size as previous precious metal models. The double-stepped case is fully polished, the coin crown is also polished, and the brand’s logo is cast on the side.
Old Villeret Quantième Annuel 6670-1542-55B watch
All hands and Roman numerals are made of stainless steel, and here really should be platinum. The case is equipped with a hidden adjustment device under Blancpain’s original lugs. This is the standard feature of the JB calendar. It is strange why other home calendars are rarely designed this way. This design makes the sides of the case look clean and neat. The adjuster set at 1 o’clock can correct the day of the week, and the adjuster set at 5 o’clock can correct the month (time, GMT, date are adjusted by the crown).
This kind of asymmetrical almanac function instruction is rare. We are more commonly seeing the 12 o’clock symmetrical window layout of the PP almanac. At the beginning, I definitely saw the calendar as unfamiliar as possible. Slowly, I find this unique design not to be interesting. The three functions of normal time, calendar, and time are clearly separated, as long as you are used to reading.
What’s more unique is that the crown adjusts the hour hand to move for one hour until it jumps to the full hour, instead of rotating evenly, it has a little taste of the timepiece! The calendar also jumps, because there is still a time when the media appreciates it. Surface film, can not adjust the weekly calendar and month, I suppose they are also fast jump, FP movement factory to achieve an instant jump calendar function is still determined. That being said, each transient jump mechanism requires the addition of a set of cam energy storage release mechanisms, Blancpain can also control the entire watch thickness within the range of the watch.
With a bottom-through structure, we can easily see the 6054F automatic two-dimension annual calendar movement on this watch. Blancpain equips the steel watch movement with a gold rotor, which is not shrinking at all here. The golden chandelier rotor is in sharp contrast with the stainless steel case. The almanac and GMT functions are arranged on the dial side. What you see on the back of the watch is only the regular movement version; the 6054F vibration frequency is 4Hz, there are 34 gems, a total of 367 components and a 72-hour power reserve. The plywood is decorated with Geneva stripes, the main plywood is decorated with round patterns, and the plywood is chamfered and polished.
This Blancpain Villeret series Quantième Annuel GMT two-year calendar 6670-1127-55
Watches are very practical for the average consumer. And such a powerful movement is built into the popular stainless steel case, which makes this watch add a lot of calm and low-key in addition to practicality. At present, this watch has not been officially priced in China, and the price in Europe is 25,440 Euros. Friends who like this watch can pay more attention!