Villeret, Blancpain's native village, inspires our most classic collection. Rooted in tradition, this line personifies our origins and embodies our first aesthetic preferences. Double-stepped case, Roman numerals and an understated aesthetic are what characterise the Villeret models. Their pure lines, clear dials and fine cases express the essential with timeless elegance.
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Blancpain Villeret Watch Collection Review
The History of the Blancpain Villeret Collection
From 1735, Blancpain continues to serve its customers globally with unique and personalized timepieces. The Swiss Watchmaking Company recognition continues to grow due to its watches that attract many watch aficionados. If you are a true watch enthusiast, you will require little or no introduction to Blancpain watches collection.
During the initial days, Jehan-Jacques Blancpain commenced the watchmaking journey that for over 200 years now, has seen many family members and descendants pass through the management, and left behind a considerable impact. The entire journey has not been easy for the Swiss Company, but innovations, mergers, and effective management kept it running during a hard time.
In 2002, the most iconic move happened in the company after they launched the original Villeret Quantième Complet GMT. It was then that the Villeret collection was launched. The name arises from the Villeret village, which is the company’s birthplace. This collection details the traditional aesthetics and watchmaking values of the company.
Blancpain Villeret Collection Landscape
A Villeret watch is the best definition of the Blancpain classic dress watches. A Villeret looks good on every wearer, and if you've owned one before, it becomes an addiction. The watchmakers of the Villeret watches never missed a mark on the aesthetics. The collection includes ultra-thin models, stepped cases, perpetual and complete calendars, tourbillons, excellent cases and straps, moon phase models, among other high complications.
The case, dial, and hands contribute heavily to the watch landscape. The watch design includes the double-stepped case at varying measurements. You will realize that stepping the case does not in any way affect how you wear the watch because it slips easily under the dress cuff. A few of the dials have a gold base and enamel finish. A close look shows various complications and varying hand designs on the dial.
We all know that the first attraction and satisfaction is dependent on the look! That's why the Blancpain watchmakers have invested heavily in ensuring you own a dress watch with unique features. The beautifully crafted watches give you an outstanding look. With varying colors, materials, size and other additional features, be sure you will get an excellent watch from the collection.
Blancpain Villeret Collection Watchmaking Materials
The materials the company uses surpasses your expectations. The company uses gold, steel, platinum, and diamond in watchmaking. The Swiss Company equally focuses on the watch strength as it does with aesthetics. These are watches you will own for long and pass across your generation.
Another thing about these materials is their good finishing, excellent texture and very lightweight. The combination guarantees comfort. Being a Swiss Company, every material used has to undergo quality assurance and approval. From this, you can be sure that high-quality steel, platinum, and alligator leather straps will not frustrate you.
Blancpain Villeret Collection Movements
As you already know, Blancpain uses in house movements in its watches. F. Piguet movements are termed as in house when included in the Blancpain watches. Blancpain Villeret Collection watches have varying movements. The mechanical watch movements have varying power reserves based on the watch model. The moon phase was first released using a 6395 movement. Blancpain later transitioned to 6763 in watches that had several complications. As the new watches in the collections are released, the company innovates the in house movements to suit the demand of a particular watch.
Blancpain Villeret Collection Watches
Blancpain Villeret Quantieme Watches
The Blancpain prowess in making gentle and modest timepieces that do not subscribe to the watch robustness showcased in several watches. The Blancpain Quantieme Complet watches showcase technical expertise and values in every aspect of their watches. Many people may associate these watches with the Fifty Fathoms. Just like Fathoms, which is an iconic subaquatic watch that also complements a cocktail attire, Villeret Quantieme Complet watches are equally impressive.
A quick look at the Blancpain Villeret Quantieme Complet GMT defines the meaning of useful complications. The watch employs the GMT function and a complete calendar. If you are a travel enthusiast, then this is all that you require. You have a choice to choose steel or red gold cases that measure 40mm in diameter and a thickness of 11.8mm. The dial, though has extensive complications, is well balanced. You will also notice the two additional hands for the GMT and date respectively.
Some exemplarily features on the Blancpain Villeret Quantieme Complet GMT Steel on Bracelet, and Blancpain Villeret Quantieme Complet GMT Red Gold on Strap include the easy reading dials that have large Roman numerals in either red or white gold and under lug-collectors. These two Blancpain Quantieme Complet watches employ an in house 67A5 caliber self-winding movement with a high power reserve.
Another watch you will be happy to look at is the Blancpain Villeret Quantieme Complet 8 Jours. It is a fascinating watch that has a myriad of indications but still retains the legibility. The handsome dials, high-quality caliber 6639 movements, and the bezel stepped case are some of the features you can't ignore. If you want that gentle demeanor, go for it.
Blancpain Villeret Chronograph Watches
Villeret classic collection has chronograph watches with amazing features. Let's have a look at the 43.60 mm Blancpain Villeret Chronographe Flyback Pusometre that comes in bracelet or leather strap, and the Blancpain Villeret Chronographe Monopoussoir.
The 40 mm Blancpain Villeret Chronograph Monopoussoir features both a complete calendar and a moon phase complication. Another thing you will notice in this watch is the single pusher located at the winding crown. You use it to adjust the chronograph, and it makes the watch very elegant. Blancpain Chronographe Monopoussoir uses the strong and well decorated automatic caliber Blancpain 66CM8. The watch has a black alligator strap and a folding clasp for easy wearing on the wrist.
Blancpain Villeret Chronographe Flyback Pusometre was the first watch that Blancpain tried chronograph on, and turned out to be a big success. The well-designed caliber F385 automatic movements watch showcases high-end features like polished bezel case, enamel dial, elegant hands, very legible and not forgetting its Roman numeral markers.
Blancpain Villeret Moon Phase Watches
A watch design inspires you to make a purchase, and that's what Blancpain Villeret watches targets. The Villeret Moon Phase watches have a classic, slim, stylish and timeless design. A moon phase is known as a trademark, and a signature for Blancpain watches.
Being the first-ever watch in the Villeret collection, you will notice and appreciate the advancements that have taken place since it first appeared in Baselworld 2010. Today, moon phase complication is a priority design aspect in every watch that falls in the Blancpain Villeret collection. The calibers used, e.g., the Caliber 6654 self-winding movement has improved the watch’s functionality over the years.
In every Blancpain Villeret moon phase watch, the calendar mechanism is advanced, not forgetting the patented under lugs correctors that ensure the adjustments happen securely. Also, changes are easy to accomplish through the use of fingertips other than a particular dedicated tool. Every watch owner loves it when they adjust a watch without the fear of damage. Have a look at our store for multiple The Villeret Moon Phase watches
Blancpain Villeret Day Date Watches
The Blancpain Villeret Day Date model features keep on advancing now and then. Villeret collection embraces horological complications that show day and date. With the high clarity and readability, the information is clear within the first glance. The watchmakers have also invested in the materials ensuring that the timepiece is well balanced, light, and shock-resistant.
Blancpain Villeret Jour Date constitutes of polished stainless steel, or 18k Red Gold coated cases. With a case size of 40mm diameter and thickness of 10.40mm, the watch displays the small seconds at 6 o'clock. The day and date appear at 3 o’clock. The timepiece has the automatic caliber 1160DD movement.
If a day-date function is something you need in a timepiece, then feel free to choose Blancpain Villeret day date alligator leather strap watch. The three-hand watch is legible, comfortable, classic, and it will fit well on your wrist.
Why you need a Blancpain Villeret Watch
High-end complications and calibers. If you value watch complications, then you will appreciate a watch from the Blancpain Villeret collection. The watches are made in a way that complications do not affect their functioning, either by reducing the power reserve or by the ease of use. Besides, the movements have a high capability. The watches featured here are very balanced despite the multiple complications.
Excellent Villeret watch mechanics. The high-end watchmaking approach utilized in production gives the watches a luxury taste. Have a look at the calendars that do not require frequent adjustment of the days, moon phase and chronograph features. You'll realize why you need to own one soon.
Presence of special features like the under lug-correctors. The patented correctors are a good way of bypassing the vulnerability that comes along. You don't know when your watch will be vulnerable. Vulnerability is very common with classic pushers, and that’s why Blancpain doesn’t prefer using them. The lug correctors are elegantly and efficiently designed adding the watch aesthetics and they make setting the watch very simple.
Excellent look and feel. Every watch owner wants a timepiece they look at in admiration. Sometimes, it feels different without a watch on your wrist. The watches define who you are, and the collection ensures your needs are satisfied.
Wrap Up: Blancpain Villeret Watch Collection Review
There has been frequent and advanced research going on in the production of watches in the Villeret collection. All this is done to add value to every timepiece. If you look forward to owning an exceptional watch call us now at 239-262-4545.