The new 3638 automatic caliber that powers this watch has seven days of power reserve, despite the presence of 434 components including 39 rubies! Its complexity is linked to both the number of indications to display and the irregularity of their cycles. The hour, the minutes and the Gregorian date are presented in the center.
The counter at noon indicates the replica watches double hours in numbers and symbols (24h cycle). The one at 3 o'clock, the elements and the celestial trunks (cycle of 10 years). At 9 o'clock, the month of the Chinese calendar (12-month cycle), its calendar (30-day cycle) and the indicator of intercalary months, while a window at noon shows the sign of the zodiac of the year in course (12 year cycle). The moon phases are displayed at 6 o'clock
The case in platinum 45 mm in diameter has a crown decorated with a cabochon ruby and includes 5 under-horn correctors (a very practical Blancpain specificity) to allow adjustment of indications. Moreover, it contains the classic features of the Villeret collection: its double apple shape, a grand feu enamel dial whose hour turn is made of gold sconces and the indications are traced before the setting on fire. main needles in the form of leaves slightly hollowed out and that of the Gregorian blue-steel date which resumes the traditional serpentine form.
This platinum watch is a limited edition of 20 pieces. It has a white gold mass, set with a ruby from Madagascar and engraved with a dragon to celebrate the year 2012 (another limited series will be produced next year with a snake on the fake rolex watches rotor, and so right now). A second version of the Traditional Chinese Calendar, in red gold, is available. Without limitation for this model.